Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: puducherry

Road fatalities see drop after enforcement of new Motor Vehicles Act, says govt

Chandigarh (by 75%) and Puducherry (by 30.7%) recorded the most significant drop in accidents among seven states and two union territories.

Phase 2 of Lok Sabha polls records moderate to high voter turnout

Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said no reports of booth capturing or any other untoward incident regarding law and order has been received so far.

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy calls off dharna after talks with L-G Kiran Bedi achieve ‘partial success’

V Narayanasamy was carrying out a dharna outside assembly for the past week over various administrative demands.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal backs Puducherry CM against L-G in fight for statehood

Taking the opportunity to raise the statehood claim again, Kejriwal alleged the LGs of New Delhi and Puducherry were interfering with the elected governments.

Supreme Court to deliver final verdict on Cauvery water dispute today

SC will decide the fate of appeals filed against a tribunal order that had divided the Cauvery water between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

On Camera


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.