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

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

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 

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

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

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.

Kiran Bedi plea: SC issues notice to Puducherry CM, places restrictions on Cabinet decisions

Puducherry turf war: Kiran Bedi has sought the status quo that existed before the HC held that she “cannot interfere” in the day-to-day affairs of Puducherry’s elected government.


Puducherry turf war: Kiran Bedi's plea in SC today

A Vacation Bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had agreed to hear Kiran Bedi's plea last week.

Shun confrontation with Centre: AIADMK tells Puducherry govt

Leader of the legislature wing of AIADMK, A Anbalagan said, "now that the BJP-led NDA has romped home for second successive term to form the government under leadership of Narendra Modi at the Centre, the Puducherry government should concentrate on development of Union Territory."

Puducherry power tussle: SC issues notice in appeal against Madras HC order

The Madras High Court had ruled that Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi “cannot interfere” in the day-to-day affairs of Puducherry’s elected government

Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in day-to-day affairs of govt: Madras HC

The order came on a writ petition filed by Puducherry Congress MLA Lakshminarayanan in 2017 questioning the L-G’s powers to interfere in administration despite the presence of a Council of Ministers.

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

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

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.