Puducherry Polls

Counting of votes to be taken up in three phases and completed by midnight: Chief Electoral Officer

The local administration department will sanitize all the counting halls and counting centers on the pre-counting day and the post-counting day.

published on : 1st May 2021

Former CM Narayanasamy dismisses exit polls predictions in Puducherry, confident of Congress-DMK win 

People have supported the Congress-DMK alliance during the campaign for 2021 polls. He expressed confidence in getting the majority and forming the government. 

published on : 30th April 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

HIGHLIGHTS | Fate of EPS, Stalin sealed as Tamil Nadu votes for new government

DMK leader Kanimozhi, who had tested positive for coronavirus earlier, was among those who voted in the last hour of TN polls which was allotted for Covid patients.

published on : 6th April 2021

At least 149 gold coins distributed to voters seized in Karaikal

According to sources, a flying squad received information that a group was distributing gold coins to voters in Surakkudi on Saturday.

published on : 4th April 2021

Days before Puducherry polls, HC directs UIDAI to probe into data breach

The court also made it clear that the ECI should deal with the perceived breach of code of conduct without putting a lid on the issue, and a separate probe initiated against the party should go on.

published on : 2nd 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

Puducherry polls: Statehood for UT, increase in Central grants find mention in NR Congress' manifesto

The party has promised to withdraw user charges for garbage collection. It would also fill up 9,500 vacant posts in various government departments.

published on : 31st March 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

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

published on : 27th March 2021
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