Debjani Dutta

District Registrar Empowered to Cancel Fraudulent Land Registration Documents

Says it is the duty of any govt to share its financial resources with the downtrodden

31 Jul 2021

Puducherry government procures another 1000 vials of remdesivir for COVID-19 patients

Puducherry registered 1122 new cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours ending at 10 am on Thursday. Active cases have risen to 8689 with 1681 being treated in hospital and 7308 in home quarantine

29 Apr 2021

Alarm bells ringing in Puducherry as 30 people die of COVID-19 in three days

Puducherry logged 747 fresh COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally in the Union territory to 54,026 and pushing the total death toll to 758

26 Apr 2021

Good news for tipplers as liquor turns cheap again in Puducherry after COVID tax withdrawn

However, this comes at a time when COVID-19 cases are spiking in the UT, raising concerns.

08 Apr 2021

Former Puducherry CM Rangasamy urges PM Modi to enhance annual central grants to UT ahead of polls

The grants need to be in the ratio of 70 per cent borne by the Centre, and the remaining 30 per cent from Puducherry’s own resources, Rangasamy said.

30 Mar 2021

PM Modi says Congress government in Puducherry was a 'disaster', accuses ex-CM of corruption

Modi said, "There was only loot. MLAs belonging to the Congress had been openly talking about the corruption directly linked to the family of the former Chief Minister and were sidelined."

30 Mar 2021

FIR registered against BJP candidate in Puducherry after cash seized from his vehicle

The flying squad team in Mettupalayam seized Rs 43,000 in cash and the Innova car of the candidate at around 11.45 pm on March 28

30 Mar 2021

Big trouble in little Puducherry

A battle that nobody won but left behind many wounds... this is perhaps how most would describe the past five years of puducherry govt. But what was it fought over?

28 Mar 2021

My approach is always people-centric: Tamilisai

Puducherry L-G Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan talks about what drew her into public and political life

28 Mar 2021

Puducherry polls: Total of 17 percent of candidates contesting polls declares criminal cases against themselves

It is lower compared to the 2016 Puducherry Assembly Elections, where out of 343 candidates analyzed, 68 (20%) had declared criminal cases against themselves

27 Mar 2021

Puducherry BJP manifesto promises 'special Union territory' status, creation of 2.5 lakh jobs

The manifesto prepared after getting suggestions from 50,000 people was released by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday

26 Mar 2021

Bill giving powers to Delhi LG will be implemented in Puducherry too, alleges Narayanasamy

If such an amendment was also made for Puducherry, the powers of the elected government will be fully stripped and the central government will rule through the appointed Lt. Governor, he said

25 Mar 2021

Chargesheet against Puducherry BJP candidate over alleged suppression of info on property

It pertains to a case against John Kumar for alleged suppression of information about his property in his affidavit when he contested the 2019 bypoll from Kamaraj Nagar on a Congress ticket

22 Mar 2021

Puducherry will see 'double engine growth' if BJP, allies are voted to power: Gadkari

Refuting Narayanasamy’s charge that the Centre is planning to merge Puducherry with Tamil Nadu and other neighbouring states, Gadkari said it is false propaganda to mislead people

22 Mar 2021

Congress quits race against Rangasamy in Yanam

Even weeks before the polls, the Congress has given up on the contest for Yanam seat as most of its leaders in the region have deserted the party.

20 Mar 2021

Puducherry Congress veterans decide to sit out this poll season

A cornered Narayanasamy may not be able to garner votes in his favour, nor for the party and chose to stay out of the contest.

18 Mar 2021

After heated parleys for days, Puducherry parties declare candidates

Former revenue Minister MOHF Shajahan will be contesting from Kamaraj Nagar as he has shifted from Kalapet. He will take on sitting MLA A John Kumar, who is now with BJP.     

17 Mar 2021

Narayanasamy opts out of race to Puducherry House? 

In an interesting development, former Chief Minister and Congress heavyweight V Narayanasamy seems to have opted out of the race.

17 Mar 2021

Confusion prevails as BJP, Congress yet to finalise list of candidates in Puducherry

The delay in finalising its own candidates in Puducherry is because the party has two to three 'good' options for several constituencies, said sources in the BJP

16 Mar 2021

Candidates from alliance partners BJP and AIADMK file nominations for same seat in Puducherry

With two candidates from the same alliance filing papers for the Nellithope seat, the suspense over who would be the final official candidate of the NDA continues

15 Mar 2021

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