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.
- Feb 19, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The newly appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundararajan directed the Assembly Secretariat on Thursday to convene the House on February 22 for the Trust vote.
- Feb 18, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy’s government lost majority with the resignation of four Congress MLAs and the disqualification of one months ahead of elections.
- Feb 17, 2021 03:15 PM IST
In her farewell note, Kiran Bedi thanked those who worked with her closely and diligently to serve the larger public.
- Feb 16, 2021 09:18 PM IST
Kiran Bedi will be replaced by Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, the Governor of Telangana, who has been given the additional charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.
- Feb 16, 2021 06:29 PM IST
Four Congress MLAs have resigned over the past two days and one has got disqualified, making the V Narayanasamy's government lose majority in Puducherry.
- Feb 14, 2021 03:48 PM IST
A coordinated effort to achieve the goal had been geared up and the campaign was launched on Saturday to free Puducherry of COVID-19, Health and Family Welfare Director S Mohan Kumar told PTI.
- Jan 12, 2021 06:57 PM IST
In the first round, 14,000 health workers would be inoculated. In the second phase, field staff engaged in carrying out Covid control programme would be vaccinated and it would cover those from police, revenue and local administration departments.
- Dec 28, 2020 01:04 PM IST
Five assembly elections in April-May, Rajya Sabha elections and build-up to the all-important 2022 Uttar Pradesh polls. Here's the political calendar for 2021.
- Nov 26, 2020 02:38 PM IST
Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the wee hours even as heavy rains lashed Tamil Nadu and the union territory leading to inundation and uprooting of trees.
- Nov 26, 2020 07:33 AM IST
Cyclone Nivar News Highlights: 'Very severe cyclonic storm' has weakened into a 'cyclonic storm' after making landfall along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast, according to the IMD.
- Nov 26, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Cyclone Nivar: 'Very severe cyclonic storm' weakened into a 'severe cyclonic storm' after making landfall near Puducherry, according to the India Meteorological Department.
- Nov 25, 2020 07:03 PM IST
People living in low lying areas or residing close to the sea shore were being evacuated to safer places or to relief camps.
- Nov 25, 2020 07:42 AM IST
Cyclone Nivar highlights: The 'very severe cyclonic storm' is expected to make landfall along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast later today or early tomorrow. A public holiday has been declared in Chennai and 12 districts of Tamil Nadu tomorrow.
- Nov 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Cyclone Nivar is heading towards the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast and is expected to make a landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal districts on November 25 afternoon
- Nov 23, 2020 01:24 PM IST
As the cyclone is likely to make landfall on November 25, Chennai is likely to experience heavy to very heavy rain.
- Oct 24, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Following BJP's 'free COVID-19 vaccine' promise for poll-bound Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh governments also announced free shots for everyone.
- Oct 01, 2020 03:50 PM IST
The Puducherry government on October 1 said it would implement the Centre's guidelines under Unlock-5 to reopen more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside the containment zones including opening of schools, cinemas, theatres and multiplexes.
- Sep 01, 2020 09:52 AM IST
Puducherry has reported 14,127 COVID-19 cases as of August 30 while the number of deaths stood at 221, according to health officials.
- Aug 19, 2020 05:15 PM IST
In addition the government has decided that from August 14, shops will be permitted to stay operational between 6 am and 7 pm, instead of the usual 9 pm.
- Jun 09, 2020 03:11 PM IST
Lockdown to continue to remain in force in the Containment Zones demarcated in the union territory until June 30.
- Apr 08, 2020 08:14 AM IST
The chief minister said Puducherry is geographically surrounded by districts of Tamil Nadu and with the number of coronavirus cases rising.
- Mar 02, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had during a recent visit to review projects in Puducherry, approved development of highways and introduction of four-way lanes linking the union territory with important segments at a cost of Rs 2,185 crore, he said here.