Free rice scheme: Bedi insists on cash transfer to beneficiaries in Pondy

As the stalemate over mode of implementation of free rice scheme in Puducherry continued, Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday insisted on direct transfer of cash equivalent to quantum of rice, saying the beneficiaries would stand to gain from it. Continue Reading

Sarkaria Commission norms on Governors flouted, slams Pondy CM

Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy on Monday accused the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre with violating the Sarkaria Commission recommendations on the appointment of Governors and Lieutenant Governors. Continue Reading