Cardholders to get cash in lieu of rice

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi Saturday approved the proposal of the Civil Supplies Department here to distribute cash to every family coming under the public distribution system under the direct benefit transfer (DBT) system…. Continue Reading

Gaja: 2 NDRF teams on standby in Pondy; CM chairs review meet

Puducherry government Tuesday put its machinery on full alert to meet the impact of cyclone ‘Gaja’ which is expected to cross the neighbouring Tamilnadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. Continue Reading

TN, Pondy to receive widespread rain in next 3 days

Tamilnadu and Puducherry is likely to receive widespread, moderate rain with some isolated incidents of heavy downpour in the next three days, Deputy Director General of Meteorology S Balachandran said Wednesday. Continue Reading

130 more idols seized from Ranvir Shah farmhouse

Even when the shock post the recovery of 91 idols from the residence of businessman and Prakriti Foundation founder Ranvir Shah, a close aide of idol smuggler Deenadayalan, is yet to die down, the Idol Wing of Tamilnadu police has seized 130 more idols from his farmhouses in Kulangalcheri and Melmaruvathur. Continue Reading

Pondy CM says Bedi is violating spirit of oath of secrecy

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy has charged Lt Governor Kiran Bedi with “violating the spirit of oath of secrecy”by “divulging all secret official communications” through social media and said it was “unbecoming” of a constitutional authority. Continue Reading