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 govt initiates efforts for all-weather airport, will try to acquire land from TN

In the first phase, the government will try to acquire 104 acres of land from Tamil Nadu and later 270 acres. Lakshminarayanan said he will call on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin in this regard.

28 Jul 2021

Puducherry gets only 1.58 per cent increase in Central assistance in 2021-2022

It may be noted that as Puducherry, an UT with legislature is not included under the purview of Finance Commissions for states as well as for UTs.

27 Jul 2021

TN cops seize four antique idols from house in Puducherry, suspect they were stolen from temple

Two of them are Lord Nataraja idols, while the other two are  of Goddess Amman

21 Jul 2021

Liquor to cost 20% more in Puducherry from Thursday

Yet again, liquor would cost more in Puducherry with the government levying special excise duty of 20 percent on liquor from July 15.

15 Jul 2021

Govt schools in Puducherry struggling to meet heavy demand for admissions to Plus One

The demand for admission to government schools has gone up steeply due to all pass in 10th and the lockdowns affecting livelihoods of parents forcing them to shift their wards from private schools

13 Jul 2021

Sandy beach emerges on Puducherry’s south coast

Revived due to artificial nourishment effort by the Port department 

09 Jul 2021

Puducherry begins pilot project for restoration of rivers

Chunnambar and Arasalar are among the 351 rivers in the country identified as polluted rivers by the Central Pollution Control Board.

08 Jul 2021

Amit Shah, Lok Sabha speaker to lay foundation for new Assembly complex in Puducherry in August

The Speaker said that the meeting was convened to take appropriate steps to expedite the preliminary work for the construction of the complex by August 15.

05 Jul 2021

MNC delegation meets Puducherry CM, keen to set up tech zone that will create 1 lakh jobs

The tech zone will house a tech park, hightech training centre, residential complex, shopping mall and amusement park, according to a release from the Chief Minister’s office

05 Jul 2021

Puducherry keen to woo filmmakers as shootings resume after relaxation of lockdown

Following the relaxation, the shooting of director Ravi K Chandran's Malayalam film "Bhramam", starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Rashi Khanna, began on Thursday

02 Jul 2021

Have no role in delay in portfolio allotment in Puducherry: BJP

Three days after their swearing-in, five ministers of the AINRC-BJP government are yet to receive their portfolios.

01 Jul 2021

Puducherry introduces online building permission system for the entire UT
 

The entire process of issue of building plan approval, viz submission of application, scrutiny of building plans, payment of fees and issue of building permits  could be made online.

29 Jun 2021

Puducherry ministers sworn in, BJP enters government

MLAs of AINRC, BJP, independent MLAs as well as opposition Congress MLA Ramesh Parambath from Mahe were present on the occasion.

27 Jun 2021

New integrated Puducherry Assembly and Secretariat complex planned at cost of Rs 220 crore

A similar plan was drawn up during the previous tenure of the Rangasamy government for construction of the Assembly complex on government land in Thattanchavady. However, it did not materialise.

26 Jun 2021

Puducherry to get woman minister after 41 years as CM picks Chandira Priyanga in Cabinet

Priyanga, the AINRC MLA from Nedungadu (SC) constituency in Karaikal region of the Union territory, will be a minister in the NDA government of the AINRC and BJP, according to AINRC sources

24 Jun 2021

Puducherry Cabinet to be sworn in on June 27

After over a month-and-a-half since Chief Minister N Rangasamy took the oath of office, the new Puducherry Cabinet is finally set to swear in on Sunday.

24 Jun 2021

Students in Puducherry required to pay only 75 percent of school fees, says CM Rangasamy

"We have discussed and decided at the meeting to reduce the fee and the order in this regard is being issued," Rangasamy told newsmen in an informal interaction

22 Jun 2021

Puducherry’s tryst with uncertainty continues, this time with no Cabinet ministers

According to the deal, the BJP gets a Speaker and two ministers, including the Home portfolio, and the AINRC gets a Deputy Speaker and three ministers.

22 Jun 2021

'Vaccine festival' extended till June 21 in Puducherry; incentives introduced to promote vaccination

Various incentives will be provided to villages, PHCs, field level workers as well as people who get vaccinated against Covid-19, said Health Secretary Dr Arun. 

18 Jun 2021

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