Debjani Dutta

Fishermen's 'prize catch' suspected to be motor used in satellite launches   

The fishermen who hauled up the device have lost their catch as well as their nets worth Rs 50,000. Even the diesel spent has gone waste, said one of them.

02 Dec 2019

Nigerian national found residing in Tsunami quarters

He told the police that he has been living in India for the past 30 years after coming here on an educational visa.

12 Nov 2019

Kamaraj Nagar registers record low voter turnout

The polling, which began on a dull note with rain playing spoilsport, gained momentum as time progressed and  long queues were seen in front of  some booths.

22 Oct 2019

Will Vaithilingam’s popularity help Congress in Pondy?

The Congress won here in both 2011 and 2016, with V Vaithilingam defeating his rivals by huge  margins. Vaithilingam vacated the seat to successfully contest in the recent Parliamentary elections.

21 Oct 2019

‘Voters taking cash to be named and shamed’

Over the years, cash-for-votes has become a major challenge for the election authorities in Puducherry.

11 Oct 2019

Rangasamy dons new avatar to tackle Kamaraj Nagar bypoll

Those close to Rangasamy suggested that if this situation continued, the party will lose even the Kamaraj Nagar by-election.

03 Oct 2019

Congress fields John Kumar from Puducherry's Kamaraj Nagar

BJP and AIADMK unhappy with AINRC, allege that A Nehru began campaigning before the announcement of his candidature; BJP may contest alone

29 Sep 2019

Puducherry couple teach India how to celebrate eco-friendly Vinayaka Chaturthi

The entire country is gearing up to welcome Lord Ganpati at home on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi starting on September 2.

11 Sep 2019

Nod for liquor price hike in Puducherry

Liquor prices in Puducherry are likely to go up by Rs 1 or Rs 2 per bottle as the Cabinet has approved a proposal from the Excise Department in this regard.

06 Jul 2019

Setback to Puducherry's Congress government as Supreme Court upholds BJP MLAs’ nomination

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, who administered the oath of office to the three BJP MLAs on July 4, 2017, welcomed the SC verdict.

07 Dec 2018

Solatium for the families of two deceased who died in Puducherry school building collapse

V Narayanasamy on Wednesday evening announced solatium of Rs 3 lakhs to each of the families of the two persons who died in a government Higher secondary school building collapse.

06 Dec 2017