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Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry to receive heavy rainfall, waterlogging alert issued

Chennai/IBNS: Chennai and several parts of Tamil Nadu and adjoining Puducherry is expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday leading to waterlogging, the Indian Meteorological Department has altered.

Incessant heavy rain lashes Puducherry and suburbs for second day today, normal life disrupted

Puducherry/UNI: Incessant heavy rain lashed Puducherry and its suburbs for the second successive day on Monday disrupting normal life in the Union Territory.

Puducherry extends anti-COVID-19 restrictions till Oct 31

Puducherry/IBNS: The Puducherry government has extended the anti-COVID-19 restrictions till Oct 31 amid the fear of a third wave of the pandemic, media reports said.

Norwegian minister Erik Solheim calls on Puducherry CM

Puducherry/UNI: Erik Solheim, the former head of UNEP and Norwegian minister for environment, Friday called on Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy at his chamber.

AAP to contest Local Body election in Puducherry

Puducherry/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all the five municipalities and 10 commune panchayats in the three-phase Local Body Election to be held in the Union Territory from October 21, party incharge for Puducherry Somnath Bharti said here on Thursday.

Election for lone Pondy Rajya Sabha seat to be held on Oct 4

Puducherry/UNI: Election to fill a lone vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry will be held on October 4.

Anti-COVID-19 lockdown in Puducherry extended till July 15

Puducherry/UNI: The anti-COVID-19 lockdown in Puducherry has been extended till July 15 by giving more relaxations.

Selvam elected Speaker of Puducherry assembly

Puducherry/UNI: R Selvam, known as Embalam Selvam, was elected as the Speaker of Puducherry Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.

Assembly polls 2021: Under Covid shadow, counting of votes begins in four states, one UT today

New Delhi/UNI: Counting of votes for Assembly elections in four states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry began at 8 AM on Sunday amid strict COVID-19 protocols in place.

Exit polls largely predict Mamata's return to power in Bengal, DMK's victory in Tamil Nadu, Left in Kerala

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Four of seven exit polls conducted by various agencies in India have predicted Mamata Banerjee-led powerful regional satrap Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s return to power in West Bengal with the country's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as a strong opposition to reckon with.

People of UT will reject communal forces : V Narayanasamy

Puducherry/UNI: Former Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday said that the people of Union Territory will reject communal forces.

PMK deserts NDA in Puducherry

Puducherry/UNI: The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has deserted the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Puducherry and decided to fight the April 6 assembly elections here alone.

'You were on leave Rahul Bhaiya': Amit Shah mocks Rahul Gandhi over fisheries ministry row

Puducherry/IBNS: Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah is the latest Congress adversary to take a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, who had recently said if his party comes to power, he will create a ministry dedicated to fishermen of India, oblivious to the fact that it had been set up two years ago.

EC announces poll dates for four states & one UT: West Bengal Assembly polls to be held in eight phases starting March 27

New Delhi: The high-voltage Assembly polls in West Bengal will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29.