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Panel formed to probe into detention of student
Puducherry, Apr 17 : A three member panel has been formed to probe into the alleged detention of a student by two professors and two security officials of the Pondicherry central university and forcefully obtaining a statement that he entered the women's hostel at odd hours.
Narayanasamy says he draws good crowds
Puducherry, Apr 17 : Congress has been getting good support from the people of the Union Territory Party's Puducherry candidate and Union Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy said today.
Talks between Pondy University VC-students fail
Puducherry, Apr 15 : Talks between the students and Vice-Chancellor Chandra Krishnamurthy of Pondicherry Central University failed as she refused to give any assurance on taking any immediate action against Dean of College Development Council Prof S Hariharan and three others, against whom cases ...
45-day Fishing ban
Puducherry, Apr 14 : The 45-day ban on fishing will come into effect from midnight tonight.
Demand for dismissal of professors
Puducherry, Apr 14 : Condemning the incident of detaining a student for more than 27 hours on false charges in an office of the security wing of the Pondicherry University, Prof (Retd) Dr Ramadass urged the Vice-Chancellor to dismiss the professors involved in the incident and make a thorough ...
Demand for suspension of Pondicherry university staff
Puducherry,Apr 14 :Former Director of the Pondicherry Central University and independent candidate for the April 24 Lok Sabha Elections from Puducherry constituency, Prof M Ramadass, today demanded Dr Hariharan, a university staff who assaulted a student on mistaken identity, be suspended ...
Tamil New Year Day celebrated
Puducherry, Apr 14 : The Tamil New Year Day was today celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm by the people in this union territory.
BJP govt will only spell disaster : Chidambaram
Puducherry, Apr 14 : Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said the formation of a BJP government at the centre will only cause disaster to the country.
Development adversly affected
Puducherry, Apr 13 : Former Union Health Minister and PMK youth wing leader, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss today alleged that development of the Union Territory was adversly affected because of the fight between Congress Union Minister Narayanasamy and AINRC Chief Minister Rangasamy .
AIADMK calls Stalin's statehood promise 'a bluff'
Puducherry, Apr 13 : AIADMK Pondy Unit Secretary A Anbazhagan (MLA) today ridiculed DMK leader M K Stalin for the latter's election promise of getting statehood for Puducherry if the DMK candidate is elected.
Number of voters in Pondy increases
Puducherry, Apr 13 : The number of voters in the union territory has increased from 8.85 lakh to 9.01 lakh.
PPM plea to Prez
Puducherry, Apr 11 : The Puducherry Panchayat Movement (PPM) has urged the President to convene a conference of the Prime Minister, Chief Ministers and the Planning Commission Deputy Chairman in June after the formation of the new government to evolve measures required to be taken by the Union and ...
Vijaykant announces support to PMK candidate in Pondy
Chennai, Apr 11 : The opposition DMDK today announced that the party will support PMK candidate in Puducherry Lok Sabha constituency in April 24 Lok Sabha poll of the Union Territory.
DMDK asks AINRC not to use its name, flag
Puducherry, Apr 11 : With DMDK leader Vijayakanth announcing the party's support to PMK in Puducherry,the local leadership today asked the All India NR Congress not to use the name and flag of DMDK during it's election campaign.
Walkathon to educate people
Puducherry, Apr 11 : As part of the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral participation campaign (SVEEP) of the Election Commission, a walkathon would be conducted here tomorrow.
AIADMK severed ties with clear political aim: Raja
Puducherry, Apr 11 : Communist Party of India (CPI) National Secretary D Raja today said the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had severed it's ties with the left parties with a clear political aim.
DMDK to support PMK in Puducherry
Chennai, April 11 : DMDK, the second largest party in the state assembly, Friday announced its support to the PMK candidate in the Puducherry Lok Sabha constituency, giving the latter a boost.
Rangarajan calls upon people to reject Cong, AINRC candidates
Puducherry, Apr 9 : Dr Rangarajan, the Aam Aadmi Party candidate contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Puducherry constituency, today called upon the people to reject the main contestants V Narayanasamy of the Congress and R Radhakrishnan of the AINRC.
4 accused remanded to judicial custody
Puducherry, Apr 9 : Four accused were remanded to judicial custody till April 23 in the case of planting pipe bomb at Union Minister of State for PMO V Narayansamy's house January 29.
30 candidates remain in fray in Puducherry constituency
Puducherry, Apr 9 : Thirty candidates are there in the fray to fight the April 24 elections to the Lok Sabha from Puducherry constituency with three independents withdrawing their nomination papers, when withdrawal of nomination papers came to and end here today.
Karunanidhi to campaign in Pondy tomorrow
Puducherry, Apr 9 : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam President M Karunanidhi will undertake electioneering here tomorrow.
Pipe bomb case : accused brought to Pondy
Puducherry, Apr 8: Accused in the case of planting pipe bomb at Minister of State for PMO V Narayansamy's house R Thiruselvam of Poovachipatti, was brought here for producing before a local court here today.
Police resort to lathicharge as people block road
Puducherry, Apr 8 : Police resorted to a lathi charge to disperse a group of persons who put up a road blockade at Ariyur near here today.
Federation demands action against Cong activists
Puducherry, Apr 8 : The Federation for People's Rights here today urged the Election Department to take proper action against the Congress functionaries, who reportedly tried to stall the election campaign of Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam at Kanuvaipet near Villianur.
Seeman to undertake day-long campaign against Congress
Puducherry, Apr 7 : Naam Tamizhar Katchi (NTK) convener Seeman would undertake a day-long campaign against the Congress party here on April 18.
Election Dept may use 2 or more EVMs in Pondy
Puducherry, Apr 7 : With 33 candidates in fray on scrutiny of nominations, the Election department is here gearing up for using two or more Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to ensure that all candidates were accommodated so that the public could choose their elected representative.
Subramanian criticises Pudu CM on law & order situation
Puducherry, Apr 7 : DMK state convener Dr MAS Subramanian today criticised Chief Minister N Rangasamy for failing to maintain law and order situation and asked him to divest himself of the home portfolio, which he was handling.
Congress will sweep all 40 LS seats in TN, Pondy : Vasan
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, Apr 7 : Senior Congress leader and Union Minister for Shipping and Ports G K Vasan today exuded confidence that the Congress will win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
33 nomination papers found intact in Pondy
Puducherry, Apr 7 : As many as 33 out of the total of 41 nomination papers filed were found intact on scrutiny here today.
'Am very much in fray': PMK candidate
Puducherry, Apr 6 : Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) candidate RKR Anantharaman today scoffed at rumors of his 'imminent' withdrawal floated by his political opponents and insisted that he was still in fray for the polls to be held for the lone seat on April 24.