May 03, 2021 07:20 PM IST
In the recent state elections, the BJP's tally in West Bengal has been restricted to 77 out of the total 293 seats. It also failed to win a seat in Kerala and had a worse- than-earlier result in Assam, winning 60 seats. But the party won a series of by-elections in seats across Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. along with four seats in Tamil Nadu.
- May 02, 2021 11:10 PM IST
This is the first time the Assembly of Puducherry will not have an AIADMK representative after a gap of several years.
- May 02, 2021 10:34 PM IST
AINRC Chief and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy triumphed in Thattanchavady constituency and wrested the seat from DMK.
- May 02, 2021 06:49 PM IST
As the results for 14 out of 30 assembly seats were declared, the AINRC bagged eight, BJP three, DMK one and Congress two, the Election Commission said.
- May 02, 2021 05:19 PM IST
As the counting of votes for Puducherry Assembly election 2021 is still underway, here’s a look at how the key candidates of the major parties fared at the polls.
- May 01, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Counting is set to start at 8 AM in 75 counting centres across the state and all arrangements are in place to smoothly conduct the exercise, which would be monitored by observers, authorities said.
- Mar 31, 2021 08:48 AM IST
Congress leader V Narayanasamy also alleged that the BJP wanted to create a Delhi-like situation in Puducherry and take power away from an elected government.
- Mar 28, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Velu Narayanasamy entered politics by joining Congress and since then his loyalty to the party and its first family is legendary.
- Mar 26, 2021 04:15 PM IST
The court, after taking note of the charges levelled by the petitioner, asked the Election Commission to submit a report by April 2.
- Mar 24, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Puducherry Assembly election will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the result will be declared on May 2.
- Mar 19, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Manjeet Singh, a retired IAS officer, has been appointed as special general observer, Chief Electoral Officer of Puducherry Shurbir Singh said in a release.
- Mar 16, 2021 10:11 PM IST
Puducherry will vote in a single phase on April 6, along with the four other states. Counting of votes will take place on May 2.
- Mar 02, 2021 08:57 PM IST
The screening committee of the Congress for the eight-phased West Bengal Assembly polls starting March 27 will have Delhi leader J P Aggarwal as its chairman.
- Mar 01, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Earlier on February 28, the Home Minister lambasted V Narayanasamy's government and alleged that he was engaged in rampant corruption in Puducherry.
- Feb 26, 2021 09:00 PM IST
The governor's announcement on February 26 comes in the face of Assembly elections, which will happen in a single phase on April 6.
- Feb 26, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Time has come to bring in a suitable legislation to root out the growing trend of horse-trading and corrupt practices by strengthening the Tenth Schedule
- Feb 26, 2021 10:32 AM IST
"The company has been declared as L-1 bidder for the tenders floated by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)... in the state of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry," the company said in a regulatory filing.
- Feb 25, 2021 10:40 PM IST
V Narayanasamy, who led the Congress government in Puducherry, resigned on Monday ahead of the confidence vote after his government was reduced to a minority.
- Feb 24, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Addressing party workers during a demonstration here to condemn the 'toppling' of the Congress led government in Puducherry, Narayanasamy said, "my government was toppled through undemocratic and scrupulous designs and conspiracy hatched by the BJP in coordination with the AINRC and AIADMK."
- Feb 24, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Under the President’s Rule, the lieutenant governor becomes the constitutional head of the Union Territory.
- Feb 23, 2021 01:58 PM IST
With assembly elections around the corner, it is possible to argue that V Narayanasamy’s loss is not as great as it may have been had he been toppled earlier. But it appears that the BJP has a plan for Puducherry, and removing Narayanasamy was an important part of it
- Feb 22, 2021 11:49 AM IST
It remains to be seen whether All India NR Congress founder and former chief minister N Rangasamy stakes the claim for forming the next government or the L-G recommends President’s Rule in the Union Territory which is going to polls in about two months
- Feb 22, 2021 10:43 AM IST
Moving the motion, the chief minister told the Assembly that his government had the majority.
- Feb 22, 2021 07:49 AM IST
The Puducherry floor test was called by the new Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan following opposition's claim that the Union Territory's ruling Congress party no longer commanded a majority in the assembly
- Feb 21, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Congress MLA K Lakshminarayanan and DK legislator Venkatesan submitted their resignation letters separately to Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu at his residence, they both said.