Tag: Puducherry

Covid: NHRC notice to EC, govt on ‘unregulated’ poll gatherings | India News

BHUBANESHWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action taken report (ATR) from the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Union home secretary over...

Local curbs, fear of lockdown spur another exodus of migrant workers | India News

RANCHI/BERHAMPUR/BENGALURU: The second wave of Covid infections is sparking another reverse migration of workers returning to their home states from places reporting sharp increases in...

Assembly elections 2021: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The campaigning for the assembly elections of West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry picked up pace a day after the second...

In next 2 days, seven PM rallies in poll-bound states as BJP top guns fire on all cylinders | India News

NEW DELHI: Leading from the front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address seven big rallies over the next two days. The rallies will be covering...

State of the state polls: What is at stake in the forthcoming elections?

When West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee left the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata on a wheel chair on March 12, her...

6 states account for over 85% of fresh Covid-19 cases in India: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of fresh Covid-19 cases and together account for 85.91...

PM Modi sends out key message as he takes Covaxin shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. He also became the first person to be inoculated...

Six states contribute to 87 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The ministry of health and family welfare on Monday said six states in India continue to report an increased number of daily new...

What PM Modi told nurse who gave him Covid vaccine shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered coronavirus vaccine on Monday by Puducherry nurse P Niveda. Another nurse, who assisted sister Niveda, was Rosamma...

RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states | India News

PATNA: Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly...

Rahul Gandhi repeats gaffe, promises Fisheries Ministry at Centre | India News

KOLLAM: Days after wrongly claiming that there is no dedicated ministry to deal with the issues of fishermen, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday repeated...

With Puducherry setback, Congress political footprint diminishes further

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 22, 2021) NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday lost its lone government in south India after the V...

PM Modi asks party leaders to educate farmers, build grassroots support for new laws

The farmers’ agitation and the forthcoming Assembly polls in five states dominated the discourse at the one-day BJP conclave of national office-bearers on Sunday. Prime...

BJP resolution lauds PM, Centre for farm laws, handling LAC standoff and COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing protests against the three new agricultural laws, the ruling BJP Sunday passed a resolution lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre...

Congress in deep financial crisis, sends out SOS | India News

NEW DELHI: The post-2014 political marginalisation of Congress seems to have come to a head with the party hitting a serious financial crunch and sending...

V Narayanasamy: Puducherry Governor asks CM Narayansamy to prove majority on Feb 22 | India News

PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry lieutenant governor Tamilisai Soundararjan has directed chief minister V Narayansamy to prove his majority in the House on February 22. The Union territory’s...

Puducherry CM, amid calls to resign, says: Will follow statute

NEW DELHI: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy’s government was on the brink of collapse on Tuesday after one more Congress MLA resigned. Setting the stage for...

Daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days; no fatality in 17 states, UTs in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported 84 fatalities as it continued to register less than 150 daily Covid-19 deaths for the last 10 days, while...

1 lakh paramilitary troops likely for Bengal polls | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 1 lakh Central para-military personnel may be deployed in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly poll, surpassing the nearly 75,000-80,000...

Tamil Nadu beaches barred for Kaanum Pongal outing; CM urges people to take precautions against COVID-19

Kaanum Pongal festivities next month would be a subdued affair in the state with the Tamil Nadu government announcing that popular beaches will be out...

Cold conditions prevail in north India; TN, Puducherry likely to receive more rainfall next week

New Delhi: Cold conditions prevailed in north India on Friday with isolated places in Himachal Pradesh receiving fresh snowfall, even as the weatherman predicted that...

Centre lauded performance of Pondy in checking spread of COVID-19: Minister

Puducherry: Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao on Saturday said the Centre has lauded the performance of the territorial administration in keeping the spread of...

Opposition-ruled states readying plan for life after April 14

NEW DELHI: Opposition-ruled state governments are readying action plans and wish lists for resources from the Centre to deal with social and economic challenges after...