Wednesday, 18 May, 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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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.