Puducherry Assembly

COVID-19: Puducherry assembly closed till July 31 as tally in Union Territory surges past 3000

The number of cases has gone up to 3011, with the active cases now 1182, while the deaths have gone up to 47.

published on : 28th July 2020

COVID-19: Puducherry CM, Speaker, ministers, MLAs test negative, six others found positive

Tests were done on them as well as staff of the legislative assembly complex and watch and ward, after N R Congress legislator N S Jayabal tested positive for the virus.

published on : 28th July 2020

In a first, Puducherry budget session held outdoors after MLA tests positive for COVID-19

Though the session was scheduled till Sunday, it came to an abrupt end on Saturday after opposition All India NR Congress (AINRC) legislator N S Jayabal tested positive for the virus on Friday evening

published on : 25th July 2020

All parties in Pondy upset with the Bedi-Narayanasamy tussle?

“As an administrator, she knows Puducherry’s financial situation very well.

published on : 25th July 2020

Puducherry Congress MLA N Dhanavelu disqualified due to anti-party activities

Dhanavelu, elected from Bahour constituency, had raised a banner of revolt against the Congress government by charging it with corruption.

published on : 10th July 2020

Puducherry Health Minister on dharna in Assembly lobby protesting denial of entry to 13 migrants

The 13 residents who were working in Hyderabad, Putaparthi and Odisha had walked for several kilometres and reached the border at Yanam, but the administration denied entry citing the lockdown.

published on : 29th April 2020

Puducherry Assembly adopts resolution against CAA, NPR and NRC despite objection by Lt Governor

Members of the opposition AINRC and AIADMK boycotted the session while the three nominated BJP legislators staged a walk out after registering their objection.

published on : 12th February 2020

BJP urges Puducherry Speaker not to allow any discussion on CAA in the House

Nominated MLAs of the BJP pointed out that CAA has come into existence after the bill in this regard has been passed by Parliament and President has given his assent to become an Act. 

published on : 6th February 2020

Puducherry Assembly passes resolution seeking to curb L-G's powers

The passage of the resolution, which in effect seeks to curb the powers of the Lt Governor, was preceded by noisy protests by two opposition AINRC members.

published on : 16th June 2017