Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: puducherry

Pondicherry Resort — all you need to know before booking your stay

Pondicherry, a coastal town surrounded by Tamil Nadu, is your answer to an idyllic vacation to refresh, relax and rejuvenate. It is a Union...

Covid-19 vaccination now compulsory in Puducherry, those skipping to face penal action

The government has invoked the provisions of the Puducherry Public Health Act 1973 to implement compulsory vaccination.

Puducherry gets first woman minister in 41 years as NDA forms cabinet

Chandira Priyanga became the first woman to be sworn-in as minister in the UT after Late Congress leader Renuka Appadurai, who was the education minister from 1980 to 1983.

Puducherry Congress manifesto promises free Covid vaccination, scrapping of NEET & NEP

Released by Congress leader Veerappa Moily Sunday, the party's manifesto also promises Rs 1,000 as monthly assistance for homemakers, re-opening mills & enhanced pension for martyrs' kin.

Winning only Assam won’t be a celebration for BJP. Real victory lies in West Bengal

Assam and Kerala are two states where the Congress could have put its act together for a revival. But the BJP is not complaining.

Congress collapsing across the country due to dynasty politics, says Amit Shah

The Home Minister also said that the Congress government, which collapsed earlier this month, indulged in 'petty politics' over Central schemes meant for Puducherry.

Assembly poll dates out for Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Puducherry, results on 2 May

Polling will begin on 27 March. Assam will have a three-phase and West Bengal an 8-phase election. Other states to have single phase polls, Election Commission announced.

BJP wants a Congress-mukt South, but it can’t become a party of Aaya Rams and Gaya Rams

When outsiders join a party en masse, principled politics suffers. The BJP has many challenges in the south, not just Congress.

President’s Rule imposed in Puducherry after fall of Congress govt

V Narayanasamy, who led the Congress govt in Puducherry, resigned Monday ahead of the confidence vote after his govt was reduced to a minority.

Kiran Bedi did Modi govt’s bidding, disrupted my work everyday, says ousted Puducherry CM 

In interview with ThePrint, former Puducherry CM V. Narayanasamy, blamed the BJP for his ouster, alleging the party had been trying to destabilise his govt for the last 4.5 years.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.