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Puducherry becomes first UT to pass resolution against Citizenship Act

February 12, 2020 1:42 pm

Five state governments - Kerala Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Madhya Pradesh - have also passed resolutions against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Why a Chinese scholar translated the Upanishads

February 09, 2020 3:12 pm

Hu Hsu, the only Chinese man at the Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry, spent his life immersed in Indian philosophy and translated Gita, Upanishads and Aurobindo’s works.

Weather Today HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu, pollution levels dip further in Delhi

November 26, 2019 9:04 am

Weather forecast Today: A fresh western disturbance is approaching the extreme northern regions this week, including Jammu and Kashmir, and Punjab region, which is likely to bring down the temperatures.

Kiran Bedi says other administrations can replicate Puducherry’s governance model

November 12, 2019 8:50 am

Bedi, who was a speaker at the conclave, focused her speech on the issue of good governance rather than the funeral service project or any other explicit human rights issues.

Heavy rainfall to lash parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for next two days

October 30, 2019 2:32 pm

The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecasted heavy rainfall across 20 districts in Tamil Nadu.

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy hails SC verdict on Kiran Bedi's plea over turf war

July 12, 2019 10:38 pm

Bedi and Home Ministry had challenged the verdict of the Madras High Court delivered on May 8 that the Lt Governor could not interfere in the day-to-day activities of the elected government in the Union Territory.

Action plan being finalised for water conservation: Puducherry CM

June 23, 2019 4:14 pm

Appealing to people to ensure water was judiciously used, he said the government had also decided to desilt water bodies by granting licences through open tender system to contractor.

Puducherry turf war: SC extends restrictions imposed on Narayanasamy govt 

June 21, 2019 12:58 pm

A vacation bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said that the issue requires to be heard at length and therefore it is listing the plea before a regular bench.

Pondycherry govt machinery geared up to tackle Nipah

June 12, 2019 1:58 pm

The government and private hospitals have been asked to notify the cases of Acute Encephalitis syndrome cases to the IDSP.

Former Puducherry Chief Minister R V Janakiraman passes away

June 10, 2019 2:52 pm

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Speaker V P Sivakolundhu, DMK's south wing convenor R Siva, MLA,and its north wing convenor S P Sivakumar and leaders of different political parties were among those who paid their respects to the departed leader.

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Express Wanderlust: Why the coastal town of Puducherry should be on your must-visit list

November 21, 2019 6:04 pm

This beautifully-built town is the love child of French and Indian cultures. An amalgamation of both the worlds, the southern union territory continues to interest tourists — peace seekers, wayfarers, photography enthusiasts and food lovers. About time you visited (or revisited) this unique town.

Thousands evacuated as Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

November 17, 2018 12:34 pm

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday morning with wind speeds gusting up to 120 kmph

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Ten die as bus overturns in TN

January 08, 2016 11:55 am

Tirunelveli, Jan 08 (ANI): At least 10 people died and more than 15 others were injured after a bus turned turtle in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. The bus had started its journey from Puducherry and was headed to Kerala when it met with the accident. Rescue team and police reached the spot as soon as they learnt about the incident and rushed injured people to a nearby hospital.