Union Minister wants Green Good Deeds launched in Pondy

Union Science and Technology and Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday said the ‘Green Good Deeds’ movement should be launched here in a big way. Continue Reading

Pongal hamper row: Not in position to approve proposal, says Bedi

Hours after Chief Minister V Narayanasamy warned Lt Governor Kiran Bedi of serious repercussions if she did not concur with his government over the proposal to distribute Pongal gifts to above poverty line (APL) families, she said on Saturday that her office was not in a position to approve it. Continue Reading

Pondy CM, Bedi cross swords over Pongal gift scheme

In a fresh turf war, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy Tuesday said he has returned a file on Pongal gift hamper scheme to Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, protesting her ‘arbitrary’ decision to restrict it’s coverage, a charge rejected by her. Continue Reading

Bedi impeding implementation of schemes: Pondy CM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy Friday accused Lt Governor Kiran Bedi of taking a “negative stand” on the implementation of various decisions of the cabinet while the latter denied having “obstructed” any welfare schemes. Continue Reading

Bedi asks Pondy CM to withdraw standing order

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi Monday asked Chief Minister V Narayanasamy to withdraw his ‘standing order’ cancelling a circular of the Finance Secretary on expenditure management, saying it was not in conformity with the Union Territories Act. Continue Reading