Kiran Bedi demands apology from Puducherry CM for storming out of event

Puducherry: Hitting back at Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy over his criticism that she has been “overstepping” her authority, Kiran Bedi on Tuesday (January 28) said the powers and responsibilities of the Lt Governor were not at the pleasure of his office.

Mysterious object lands in fishermen’s net near Puducherry

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Four of a family found dead in Auroville, suicide suspected

Chennai: Four members of a family were on Friday found dead at their residence in Auroville, near Puducherry, in what looked like an apparent suicide. The deceased were identified as Sundaramoorthy, his wife Maheshwari and their daughters, Kiruthiga and Samiksha.

Former Puducherry minister launches new party

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No statehood for Puducherry, Centre to continue with present arrangement

The Centre has rejected a proposal to grant statehood to Puducherry, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. He said the Puducherry Legislative Assembly had passed resolutions seeking statehood for the Union Territory of Puducherry, the latest one being on July 17, 2018. "The resolution was considered in...

Centre says no to TN, Puducherry for NEET exemption

New Delhi: The Centre has turned down requests from Puducherry and Tamil Nadu governments to exempt students from appearing in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for undergraduate and postgraduate medical admissions, according to the HRD ministry. The information was shared by Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in response to a written ...

Rajnath urges oppn to bury the hatchet over Kiran Bedi’s jibe at Tamil Nadu

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday (July 4) appealed to the opposition, particularly the DMK, to put to rest the controversy over a tweet by Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi, saying she has deleted it and expressed deep regret. Singh's comments came after DMK leader T R Baalu raised the issue for the second consecutive day in Lok Sabha and said ...

Pondy’s efforts to tackle water situation worthy of replication: Bedi

Puducherry: Amid the water scarcity in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on  Tuesday (June 18) said the Union Territory's efforts in the area were worthy of replication. In a message to the media, she recalled that efforts were put in place by a collaborative effort to prevent water crisis in the recent past. The former IPS officer ...

Supreme Court stays Madras HC gag on Kiran Bedi

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10), stayed the Madras High Court order that curtailed the powers of Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor saying she cannot interfere in the day-to-day affairs of the government, a report by Indian Express said. The court also issued a notice to Congress leader K Laksminarayanan, who had filed a plea in the Madras Hi...

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Brothers, sisters please maintain peace: Modi’s appeal to Delhites amid riots

Choosing to break his silence over the bloody riots in northeast Delhi that have left 20 people dead and 180 injured, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (February 26) made an appeal to residents to maintain peace and brotherhood to restore calm and normalcy in the capital.

T20 World Cup: India on cusp of hat-trick wins in New Zealand clash

Melbourne: Cruising on a high after two easy victories, including one against the defending champion Australia, the Indian squad will keep their focus intact on booking a semifinal berth when it takes on New Zealand in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Melbourne on Thursday.

Delhi violence: Congress demands Amit Shah’s resignation

Holding the Center responsible for the communal violence in Delhi and blaming Home Minister Amit Shah's failure to contain it, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi demanded Shah's resignation on Wednesday (February 26).

Intelligence officer’s body fished out of drain in riot-hit area of Delhi

Even as the death toll due to violent clashes in northeast Delhi rose to 20, the body of an intelligence officer, was recovered from a drain near Chand Bagh area on Wednesday (February 26).

Delhi violence: SC rebukes police, refuses to entertain pleas on violence

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 26) reprimanded Delhi Police for the clashes in Delhi and termed unfortunate the incidents of violence in the national capital but refused to entertain pleas on them.

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