Thursday, April 18, 2024

LS Polls: Puducherry fishermen want modern technology like GPS on their boats from candidates

Puducherry | April 17, 2024 9:28:40 PM IST
Puducherry fishermen expect Lok Sabha poll candidates to provide them with modern technology like GPS on their boats to enhance efficiency and safety.... read..

Lok Sabha polls: Puducherry tourism sector demands better parking and traffic decongestion

Puducherry | April 17, 2024 2:29:01 AM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, stakeholders in Puducherry's tourism sector are rallying for enhanced infrastructure and prioritising attention from lawmakers, particularly concerning parking and traffic congestion.... read..

Election results to prove PM Modi's acceptance in South India: BJP's Puducherry unit chief Selvaganabathy

Puducherry | April 17, 2024 2:28:55 AM IST
BJP's Puducherry unit president, S Selvaganabathy, expressed confidence on Tuesday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would secure a significant number of seats in South India, citing the widespread acceptance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi among the ... read..

Narendra Modi is going to become Prime Minister for the third time: BJP MLA Ramalingam

Puducherry | April 17, 2024 11:28:43 PM IST
Days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA VP Ramalingam said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to be elected back to office for the third time.... read..

"Main issue for people in Puducherry is statehood...": Congress leader V Vaithilingam

Puducherry | April 15, 2024 10:58:42 PM IST
Congress leader V Vaithilingam on Monday said that main issue for the people in Puducherry is statehood, adding that people here are happy after Congress has mentioned in its poll manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections that statehood will be granted to th... read..

"Aadhe jail mein hain, aadhe bail par hain": JP Nadda attacks opposition parties

Puducherry | April 15, 2024 10:58:36 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Monday took a dig at the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party over allegations of corruption against the opposition leaders, saying that "half of their leaders are in jail, while the other half are out on bail... read..

Haryana: RTA Assistant Secretary suspended with immediate effect in Mahendragarh school bus accident

Mahendragarh (Haryana) | April 11, 2024 6:58:05 PM IST
Pradeep Kumar, Assistant Secretary, RTA, Mahendragarh at Naranul, was suspended with immediate effect on Thursday after five students were killed and 15 others were injured in a school bus accident.... read..

Haryana: Five children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns in Mahendragarh

Mahendragarh (Haryana) | April 11, 2024 1:58:49 PM IST
Five students were killed, and 15 others were injured after a private school bus they were travelling in overturned in Kanina town of Haryana's Mahendragarh district on Thursday, officials said.... read..

All 31 polling stations in Puducherry's Mahe district to be staffed by women officers

Mahe (Puducherry) | April 11, 2024 7:57:49 PM IST
As India is gearing up for the festival of democracy, the Lok Sabha elections, Mahe district in Puducherry will set a unique example of a gender-inclusive electoral process.... read..

Lok Sabha Polls: NTK candidate from Puducherry, Menaka, holds door-to-door campaign

Puducherry | April 6, 2024 12:27:46 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) party candidate from the Puducherry seat, R Menaka, held a door-to-door campaign in the constituency on Saturday.... read..

Indian Coast Guard Chief Rakesh Pal visits Puducherry to oversee infra projects

Puducherry | April 5, 2024 9:57:46 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard chief Director General Rakesh Pal on Friday visited ICG stations at Puducherry to oversee the infrastructure projects.... read..

Tamil Nadu Minister Udhanidhi Stalin holds roadshow in Puducherry

Willianur (Puducherry) | April 1, 2024 6:26:04 AM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in the country, Tamil Nadu Minister and DMK leader Udhanidhi Stalin held a roadshow in Puducherry's Willianur.... read..

Madhya Pradesh CM Mohan Yadav pays tribute to freedom fighter Rao Tularam Singh in Haryana

Mahendragarh (Haryana) | March 9, 2024 8:26:14 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav paid floral tributes to the brave hero of the first freedom struggle of 1857, Rao Tularam Singh, at his statue in Mahendragarh district on Saturday.... read..

Puducherry girl murder: Opposition parties hold protest; bandh in UT impacts normal life

Puducherry | March 8, 2024 1:26:05 PM IST
Several parties of Puducherry that are part of the INDIA bloc and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIDMK) state unit held protests on Friday as part of their call for a dawn-to-dusk bandh to condemn the brutal sexual assault and murder of a g... read..

9-year-old girl murder: Govt to ensure maximum punishment to culprits, says Puducherry LG after visiting family

Puducherry | March 7, 2024 8:25:15 AM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan visited the family of the 9-year-old girl whose decomposed body was found inside a drain near her residence here on Tuesday, three days after she went missing.... read..

Six teams qualify for summit round of Yuva Kabaddi Series Winter Edition 2023

Pondicherry | February 6, 2024 2:24:27 PM IST
Six teams including Murthal Magnets and Palani Tuskers have made it to the summit round of the Yuva Kabaddi Series Winter Edition 2023 at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Pondicherry.... read..

LG Tamilisai Soundararajan visits rain-affected areas in Puducherry

Puducherry | January 9, 2024 12:20:39 AM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday visited the areas affected by rainwater stagnation in Puducherry and ordered the officials to clear the sewage canal blockages.... read..

Tourists throng Puducherry ahead of New Year celebrations, security tightened

Puducherry | December 31, 2023 12:20:44 PM IST
As a festive fervour gripped Puducherry ahead of the New Year celebrations, security was heightened across the Union Territory.... read..

Christmas celebrations shine through rain in Puducherry

Puducherry | December 25, 2023 4:21:43 PM IST
Despite the pouring rain and harsh weather conditions, Christmas was celebrated with immense fervour and gaiety across Puducherry. Many churches, adorned with fish lamps, marked the birth of Jesus Christ.... read..

Christmas 2023: Churches in Puducherry, Karnataka decorated, lit up ahead of festival

Puducherry | December 23, 2023 11:20:48 PM IST
As Christmas is around the corner, everyone is preparing for the holiday season. Ahead of the festival, churches in Puducherry and Karnataka are all decked up for the much-awaited festivities.... read..

People go decor shopping ahead of Christmas in Puducherry

Puducherry | December 10, 2023 12:19:44 PM IST
As Christmas is around the corner, everyone is preparing for the holiday season in their own way. Ahead of the festival, small shops in Puducherry are all set to sell Jesus Christ statues, toys and decorative items at various places.... read..

Puducherry organises Armed Forces Flag Day programme

Puducherry | December 7, 2023 9:21:37 PM IST
The Puducherry Government organised an Armed Forces Flag Day programme at the Chief Minister's Office in the Puducherry Legislative Assembly on Thursday.... read..

Section 144 imposed on coastal areas of Puducherry as cyclone 'Michaung' approaches

Puducherry | December 4, 2023 10:51:13 AM IST
In view of the upcoming cyclone 'Michaung', expected to hit the west-central Bay of Bengal off south Andhra Pradesh and adjoining north Tamil Nadu coasts, the Puducherry district administration imposed Section 144 of the IPC on the coastal areas close to ... read..

Schools shut in Pudhucherry today due to heavy rainfall

Puducherry | November 22, 2023 11:18:18 AM IST
Puducherry education minister A Namachivayam on Wednesday declared a holiday for all private and government schools due to heavy rains in the region.... read..

French Ambassador to India visits war veterans' memorial

Puducherry | November 12, 2023 4:47:02 AM IST
French Ambassador to India, Thierry Mathou, and France's Deputy Ambassador to Puducherry, Talbot Barre, visited the war veterans' memorial on the beach road.... read..

Indo-French International Film Festival: 'Lachit The Warrior' wins Best Animated Short Film award

Pondicherry | November 10, 2023 8:20:35 PM IST
'Lachit The Warrior', an animation film written and directed by Partha Sarathi Mahanta and produced by Mina Mahanta and Indrani Baruah, has been awarded the Best Animated Short Film in the Indo-French International Film Festival in Pondicherry.... read..

Former Puducherry Minister Kannan passes away

Puducherry | November 6, 2023 12:21:21 PM IST
Former Puducherry Minister P Kannan passed away due to ill health on November 5, according to the private hospital in the city where he was undergoing treatment.... read..

TDP, Jana Sena to announce joint manifesto on Nov 1: Nara Lokesh

Rajamahendravaram (Andhra Pradesh) | October 24, 2023 12:17:15 AM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) general secretary Nara Lokesh on Monday said that TDP and Jana Sena will announce a joint manifesto on November 1 and begin the campaign for the next assembly elections.... read..

Andhra needs TDP-Jana Sena vaccine to eliminate YSRCP virus: Pawan Kalyan

Rajamahendravaram (Andhra Pradesh) | October 24, 2023 12:17:20 AM IST
The Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan on Monday said that both parties have come together only for the safety and security of the people of the State and "dethroning the atrocious government" of YSRCP is the common agenda of both the parties.... read..

Puducherry: Devotees perform 'Palambhikai Puja' on Maha Navmi at Muthukumaraswamy temple

Puducherry | October 23, 2023 11:18:37 AM IST
As the nine-day festival of Shardiya Navratri entered its last day on Monday, devotees all over India performed 'Kanya Pujan', to worship girls as manifestations of Goddess Durga.... read..

Chandira Priyanga dropped from Puducherry Cabinet based on CM's recommendation

Puducherry | October 22, 2023 1:21:10 PM IST
The Central government has approved the recommendation of Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy to remove Nedungadu MLA Chandira Priyanga from the Council of Ministers headed by him.... read..

"Congress has deceived public": Rajnath Singh in Telangana

Maheshwaram (Telangana) | October 16, 2023 10:17:51 PM IST
Alleging that Congress has deceived the public, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Congress created Telangana under pressure and left many issues unsolved.... read..

Opposition DMK-Congress MLAs stage walkout from Puducherry Assembly

Puducherry | September 20, 2023 10:16:53 PM IST
The Opposition MLAs of the DMK-Congress alliance on Wednesday staged a walkout from the  Puducherry Assembly after their demand for allotting time for discussing various "issues faced by people" was rejected by the speaker R Selvam.  ... read..

Ganeshotsav 2023: Puducherry students prepare 15-foot tall paper Ganesha idol

Puducherry | September 17, 2023 12:15:17 AM IST
As the state gets ready to celebrate the Vinayagar Chaturthi festival, students from Puducherry have dedicated four months to meticulously design a towering 15-foot tall Ganesha idol.... read..

"Fear of defeat": Former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy slams Centre on 'One Nation, One Election'

Puducherry | September 10, 2023 10:43:55 AM IST
Reacting to Centre’s proposal of 'One Nation, One Election', former Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday slammed the Central Government and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to bring this system out of fear of failure.... read..
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