Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: puducherry

What BJP is planning in Puducherry after Congress govt falls as CM resigns before trust vote

CM V. Narayanasamy alleges former L-G Kiran Bedi and Centre colluded with the opposition to topple govt, says Congress will win the coming assembly polls.

Congress govt falls in Puducherry as CM Narayanasamy loses confidence vote

Though Narayanasamy moved the motion seeking confidence vote, he and other Congress MLAs walked out before the motion was put for voting.

One more Congress MLA resigns ahead of Puducherry govt’s floor test on Monday

Following K. Lakshminarayanan's resignation, the second this week, the Congress' strength further slipped to 13, while the opposition has 14 MLAs in the 33-member House.

Puducherry L-G Tamilisai Soundararjan orders floor test for Congress govt on 22 February

The strength of both the ruling Congress and opposition camps stand at 14 in the 33-member house, including 3 nominated legislators of the BJP. The assembly has five vacancies.

Why Kiran Bedi was removed as Puducherry L-G — BJP didn’t want Congress making her a poll issue

Kiran Bedi had been at loggerheads with CM Narayanasamy, and was even pulled up by HC for interfering. Latest flashpoint was a crackdown on helmet-less riders.

Acquittal of Priya Ramani in defamation case will encourage women to speak up, caution powerful men

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‘Whatever done was sacred duty’ — Kiran Bedi says after removal from Puducherry L-G post

Bedi has been at loggerheads with the Puducherry govt and particularly CM Narayanasamy, who hailed her replacement as a mark of 'victory for the rights of the people'.

Over 1 lakh people evacuated in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry as cyclone Nivar intensifies

Tamil Nadu govt declared Thursday a state holiday and said that so far, 1,03,291 people including children have been housed in 1,000 relief centres.

Cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ likely to hit Tamil Nadu, Puducherry coasts on 25 November

The deep depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards and intensified into a cyclonic storm and lay about 410 km off Puducherry and 450 km from Chennai.

Puducherry reports first Covid-19 death as 71-year old man dies in Kannur hospital

The man, who hails from Union Territory of Puducherry’s Mahé district, had gone to Kannur for treatment for coronavirus.

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Attendees pose for a group photo at the 48th G7 Summit on 26 June | PTI

G7 infra plan a lifeline developing nations can’t ignore but first crack this code, like BRI

Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.