Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi pulls chariot at temple festival

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi joined hundreds of devotees in pulling the chariot of Tirukameeswarar temple at a village near here on the occasion of the annual car festival today. Continue Reading

Mekedatu: DMK, AIADMK stage protest in Speaker’s chamber

MLAs of DMK and those in the opposition AIADMK Wednesday staged a separate sit in protest at the chamber of Speaker V Vaithilingam, demanding a special assembly session to condemn the Centre for granting permission to Karnataka to prepare a DPR on Mekadatu dam across Cauvery river. Continue Reading

Pondy Speaker declares Thattanchavady seat vacant

Speaker of the Puducherry Assembly V Vaithilingam Thursday declared Thattanchavady constituency vacant following the disqualification of the sitting legislator Ashok Anand (AINRC) in the wake of his conviction in a disproportionate assets case. Continue Reading

Decisions on aid for sports lie with Lt Guv: Bedi

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi Friday said the powers to decide on grant-in-aid for associations or federations promoting sports and games in the Union Territory lie with the Lieutenant Governor and such powers cannot be delegated. Continue Reading