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  • NHAI awards Rs 4,453 cr highway projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Mar 21, 2018 08:30 PM IST

    NHAI awards Rs 4,453 cr highway projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

    "The NHAI has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of National Highway sections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Hybrid Annuity Mode under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I," the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.

  • Puducherry government urges Centre to raise fund allocation for ICAR schemes Mar 02, 2018 04:21 PM IST

    Puducherry government urges Centre to raise fund allocation for ICAR schemes

    The Puducherry government has urged the Centre to raise the financial allocations for the Union Territory to implement various schemes under the ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research).

  • Compare 48-year rule of one family with NDA's 48 months: Modi Feb 25, 2018 06:30 PM IST

    Compare 48-year rule of one family with NDA's 48 months: Modi

    Intellectuals can debate the difference between what was achieved during the Congress regimes and the BJP-led NDA, the Prime Minister said.

  • Unruly elements should be prevented from contesting Bar council polls: Madras HC Feb 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST

    Unruly elements should be prevented from contesting Bar council polls: Madras HC

    The Madras High Court today said unruly elements should be prevented from contesting the elections to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry scheduled to be held on March 28.

  • AIADMK boycotts 'at home' reception hosted by Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Jan 26, 2018 08:30 PM IST

    AIADMK boycotts 'at home' reception hosted by Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

    The boycott by the four AIADMK MLAs was announced earlier by party legislature leader A Anbalagan to protest against 'style of functioning of Kiran Bedi'.

  • Kiran Bedi scales fences of a government hospital as officials had misplaced keys on a field visit Oct 26, 2017 07:32 PM IST

    Kiran Bedi scales fences of a government hospital as officials had misplaced keys on a field visit

    Bedi, who prefers riding a bicycle on her weekend field visits to the outlying areas of Puducherry, is on a five day trip to Karaikal

  • Smart city project aims at transforming Puducherry into global tourism destination: V Narayanasamy Oct 09, 2017 03:52 PM IST

    Smart city project aims at transforming Puducherry into global tourism destination: V Narayanasamy

    Speaking after inaugurating a one-day conference on 'implementation of Puducherry Smart City Project' organised by Puducherry Smart City Development Limited, which is executing it, he said France had been consistently supporting the union territory in various developmental projects.

  • World Bank reviews progress of works funded by it in Puducherry Aug 08, 2017 07:37 AM IST

    World Bank reviews progress of works funded by it in Puducherry

    A release said that Chief Secretary Manoj Parida,Finance Secretary and Vice Chairman of the Project Implementation Agency (PIA) V Candavelou, Finance Secretary of Puducherry government and Project Director of PIA Parthiban briefed the team on implementation of various projects funded by the Bank.

  • SpiceJet launches flight between Hyderabad and Puducherry Jul 17, 2017 03:49 PM IST

    SpiceJet launches flight between Hyderabad and Puducherry

    The airline will operate a 78-seater aircraft for the route on which operations will commence from August 16.

  • BJP president Amit Shah to start national tour on Monday with Puducherry Jun 25, 2017 07:20 PM IST

    BJP president Amit Shah to start national tour on Monday with Puducherry

    Besides presiding over the party's core committee meeting, he will hold talks with office bearers, district presidents and general secretaries, among others.

  • Government can save lot if affluent sections opt out of freebies: Puducherry CM May 27, 2017 04:16 PM IST

    Government can save lot if affluent sections opt out of freebies: Puducherry CM

    The government could save a lot on the welfare schemes and make available the benefits to the poorer sections, he said

  • Pvt players to set up industries worth Rs 500 cr in Pondy: CM Jan 28, 2017 12:56 PM IST

    Pvt players to set up industries worth Rs 500 cr in Pondy: CM

    Addressing reporters here, Narayanasamy said the government through Pondicherry Industrial Promotion Development and Investment Corporation (PIPDIC) was facilitating the initiatives of the entrepreneurs.

  • Naidu warns states against diluting real estate law Jan 18, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Naidu warns states against diluting real estate law

    Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, on January 17, 2017, asked all states to implement the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, at the earliest. Describing it as one of &#82

  • Digital transactions possible only in phases: Puducherry CM Jan 01, 2017 05:24 PM IST

    Digital transactions possible only in phases: Puducherry CM

    Puducherry government has made it clear to the Centre that digital transactions could not be implemented immediately as the basic infrastructure required for it was not in place adequately, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said here today.

  • Tips to choose a retirement home Dec 24, 2016 08:00 AM IST

    Tips to choose a retirement home

    Sitalakshmi Gopalan, a retired school teacher in Delhi, invested in a senior living project in Coimbatore. Although her children continue to stay in Delhi, she was clear that she wanted to stay with people &#82

  • BJP asks pvt schools, colleges to accept debit cards for fees Dec 10, 2016 04:56 PM IST

    BJP asks pvt schools, colleges to accept debit cards for fees

    BJP in the union territory today asked the Puducherry government to order all private educational institutions to ensure that they collect fees from parents through cashless transaction by adopting swiping machines.

  • Pondy CM urges Centre to supply adequate new currency notes Dec 10, 2016 03:08 PM IST

    Pondy CM urges Centre to supply adequate new currency notes

    Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today called on the Centre to ensure adequate supply of new Rs 500 and Rs 100 notes to banks in the Union Territory, to meet the demand.

  • Govt intensifying steps to implement Swachh Bharat: Pondy CM Dec 05, 2016 12:10 PM IST

    Govt intensifying steps to implement Swachh Bharat: Pondy CM

    Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Narayanasamy said, the government would provide subsidies to households to construct toilets in case they did not have the facility already and Puducherry would be declared open defecation free Union Territory in the course of time.

  • Only those hiding black money were against demonetisation: BJP Nov 28, 2016 10:30 AM IST

    Only those hiding black money were against demonetisation: BJP

    The Puducherry unit of Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) today said those who were hoarding black money and evading income tax alone raised the banner of revolt against the Centre' move to combat corruption and fake currency, through demonetisation.

  • Crusade against black money aims at eradicating poverty: BJP Nov 23, 2016 09:46 AM IST

    Crusade against black money aims at eradicating poverty: BJP

    President of local unit of the party V Saminathan in a release here said, those opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fight against black money are "anti-poor and self-centred" as they have no concern for the development of the nation.

  • Aspirational middle-class drives up demand for second homes Oct 20, 2016 01:01 PM IST

    Aspirational middle-class drives up demand for second homes

    While the scramble to buy a home is a painful rite of passage for many in the metros, the upwardly mobile and affluent are being tempted by all manner of options when it comes &#82

  • New industrial policy to attract investors: Narayanasamy Oct 09, 2016 12:42 PM IST

    New industrial policy to attract investors: Narayanasamy

    Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said the new industrial policy of the Puducherry government is poised to attract larger number of domestic as well as foreign investors to the Union Territory.

  • France keenly interested in partnering with Puducherry: CM Jun 28, 2016 01:02 PM IST

    France keenly interested in partnering with Puducherry: CM

    Talking to reporters after holding discussions with the Ambassador designate to France in Indaia Alexandre Ziegler, Narayanasamy said he had highlighted various sectors where collaborative initiatives between France and Puducherry government could be taken.

  • Narayanasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister Jun 06, 2016 02:10 PM IST

    Narayanasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister

    Lt Governor Kiran Bedi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Narayanasamy and five other ministers - A Namassivayam, Malladi Krishna Rao, M O H F Shah Jahan, M Kandasamy and R Kamalakannan - at 'Gandhi Thidal' near the sea shore here.

  • Assembly Elections 2016: Congress appears set to grab power in Puducherry May 19, 2016 03:00 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2016: Congress appears set to grab power in Puducherry

    With results of 25 constituencies declared, Congress won 12 seats and was leading in three others while DMK bagged one seat and ahead in another as the alliance looked set for a comfortable majority.

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