Puducherry Assembly Polls 2021

Pandemic fails to dampen poll mood in Puducherry

After a first few hours of brisk voting in Puducherry, sparking expectations that the polling percentage would cross 90, the figure settled at 81.64 by the end of the day.

published on : 7th April 2021

Curfew won’t deter groups going to vote: Karaikal admin

The Election Officer has banned weapons, sticks, banners and placards, and bike rallies.

published on : 6th April 2021

Puducherry Elections 2021: Hot seat - Raj Bhavan

A detailed look at the problems plaguing the constituency in Puducherry

published on : 1st April 2021

Veerappa Moily terms NDA an alliance of contradictions

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader, Veerappa Moily, said NDA is an alliance of contradictions.

published on : 30th March 2021

Congress rule in Puducherry was a failure: AINRC founder Rangasamy

N Rangasamy on Monday said the nearly five-year rule of the Congress in Puducherry in alliance with the DMK was a failure.

published on : 30th March 2021

Puducherry Assembly elections: Drones, UAVs prohibited in view of PM Narendra Modi's visit

PM Narendra Modi would address an election rally on Tuesday to woo voters for NDA candidates contesting the April 6 Assembly polls.

published on : 29th March 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?

published on : 28th March 2021

Puducherry Election: An overview

Here’s a glance at how Puducherry voted in the 2016 Assembly polls. The Congress had formed the government after bagging 15 of the 30 seats

published on : 28th March 2021

Narayanasamy betrayed Puducherry, accuses BJP

“As many as 52 of the 72 promises the alliance put in its manifesto were not met. The Congress promised 30 kg free rice and five kg wheat for ration card holders, but they failed to provide it.

published on : 21st March 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.

published on : 20th March 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.

published on : 18th March 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.     

published on : 17th March 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.

published on : 17th March 2021

It’s going to be a parade of BJP leaders in Puducherry

The Prime Minister will address another rally, while Amit Shah will lead a road show and  Nadda will address a rally in Karaikal region. 

published on : 14th March 2021

Nominations open but no candidates in Puducherry

In the SDA, the Congress and the DMK have agreed to contest in 15 and 13 seats respectively and give two seats to minor allies.

published on : 13th March 2021
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