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Puducherry Assembly Election 2021

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      Mahé Karaikal Puducherry Yanam
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      What the verdict means for Pinarayi Vijayan

      Pinarayi Vijayan breaks trend, becomes key Left leader
      The victory will boost Pinarayi Vijayan’s position in the party.(File photo)
      The victory will boost Pinarayi Vijayan’s position in the party.(File photo)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 08:10 AM IST
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      Puducherry: NDA gains majority, Congress suffers a major setback

      • As of 10 pm, the Election Commission of India (ECI) declared that AINRC had won 10 seats while its ally, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had no presence in the region until now, had secured five seats and was leading in one.
      "The BJP has retained Assam and is on its way to form an NDA government in Puducherry which is no mean feat,” BJP national general secretary and Tamil Nadu election in-charge CT Ravi said. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 06:43 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      AIADMK draws blank in Puducherry assembly polls

      Senior AIADMK leader A Anbalagan, his brother A Baskar and K A U Hasana Maricar lost in Uppalam, Modeliarpet and Karaikal (south) constituencies respectively to DMK.
      The AIADMK was part of the AINRC led NDA in which the BJP was a constituent and contested the polls.
      The AIADMK was part of the AINRC led NDA in which the BJP was a constituent and contested the polls.
      Published on May 02, 2021 11:05 PM IST
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      PTI | , Puducherry

      Puducherry records 81.70% turnout in assembly polls

      • Yanam constituency witnessed brisk polling from the beginning of the polling.
      A voter registering name to cast his vote, at a polling booth, during the Puducherry Assembly Election, in Puducherry. (ANI)
      A voter registering name to cast his vote, at a polling booth, during the Puducherry Assembly Election, in Puducherry. (ANI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 05:58 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Polling underway in Puducherry assembly elections

      • A spokesman of the Election Department told PTI that although the percentage of polling for the first two hours would be known only around 9.30 a.m. turn out of the voters at the booths was swelling in most of the constituencies.
      Former Puducherry CM Narayanasamy casts his vote.(ANI)
      Former Puducherry CM Narayanasamy casts his vote.(ANI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 09:48 AM IST
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      Single-phase Puducherry election on Tuesday, voting to be held on 30 seats

      • Even without a robust chief ministerial face both Congress and BJP have expressed confidence in their parties ability to win the 2021 Puducherry assembly elections.
      **EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @AmitShah ON THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021** Puducherry: Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a roadshow in Puducherry. (PTI Photo)(PTI04_01_2021_000085B)(PTI)
      **EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @AmitShah ON THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021** Puducherry: Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a roadshow in Puducherry. (PTI Photo)(PTI04_01_2021_000085B)(PTI)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 10:56 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      BJP will ditch AINRC after polls, says former CM Narayanasamy

      "If the BJP is really interested in the development of Puducherry, it could have brought several schemes when the AINRC had an alliance with the BJP between 2014 and 2016," Narayanasamy said.
      V Narayanasamy on Thursday refused to join issues with Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi over the use of social media by government officials(Agency File Phot)
      V Narayanasamy on Thursday refused to join issues with Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi over the use of social media by government officials(Agency File Phot)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 04:35 PM IST
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      PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Puducherry

      AINRC promises statehood for Puducherry, no helmet-wearing in poll manifesto

      Releasing it on Wednesday in view of the April 6 Assembly polls, AINRC founder-leader N Rangasamy said statehood would be the only panacea to tackle the fiscal difficulties and also to maintain the status of an elected government.
      N. Rangasamy (centre) along with a delegation of MLAs.(ANI)
      N. Rangasamy (centre) along with a delegation of MLAs.(ANI)
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 12:07 AM IST
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      PTI | , Puducherry

      Amit Shah to take part in road shows in Puducherry on April 1

      Shah would arrive at airport here at 9.30 AM, leave for the shrine of Sithananda Swamigal in Karuvadikuppam and then proceed for campaign, BJP party sources said on Wednesday.
      This will be Shah's second visit to the Union Territory to campaign for NDA candidates, his earlier one being in February, when he came to Karaikal.(ANI file photo)
      This will be Shah's second visit to the Union Territory to campaign for NDA candidates, his earlier one being in February, when he came to Karaikal.(ANI file photo)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 07:12 PM IST
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      PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal

      Cong's V Narayanasamy rules out possibility of being Puducherry CM

      • The former Puducherry chief minister's remarks come days after his name did not figure in the list of 14 candidates announced by the Congress for the Assembly polls and he asserted that he was not contesting the April 6 elections
      If the BJP is given a chance by the people, the separate identity of Puducherry will be lost, said V Narayanasamy. (ANI Photo)
      If the BJP is given a chance by the people, the separate identity of Puducherry will be lost, said V Narayanasamy. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Mar 30, 2021 06:37 PM IST
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      PTI | , New Delhi

      BJP releases poll manifesto for Puducherry: 8 points

      Polling for 30 assembly seats in Puducherry will be held on April 6 and votes will be counted on May 2.
      The BJP promised it will create 250,000 new jobs for youth(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
      The BJP promised it will create 250,000 new jobs for youth(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
      Published on Mar 26, 2021 04:54 PM IST
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      Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Puducherry: Former CM V Narayanasamy explains reason for not contesting polls

      V Narayanasamy said that he, along with Congress Member of Parliament V Vaithilingam, had to coordinate election-related party activities.
      "People in Puducherry will never give scope to parties promoting communal and religious sentiments," Narayanasamy said.(PTI)
      Published on Mar 21, 2021 05:20 PM IST
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      PTI | , Puducherry

      PM Modi to address rally in Puducherry on March 30

      Puducherry [India], March 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in poll-bound Puducherry on March 30.
      PM Modi will address a rally in Puducherry on March 30(YouTube/Narendra Modi)
      PM Modi will address a rally in Puducherry on March 30(YouTube/Narendra Modi)
      Published on Mar 21, 2021 06:19 AM IST
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      ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Puducherry

      All India NR Congress releases candidate list, N Rangasamy to contest 2 seats

      • According to the list, former chief minister N Rangasamy will contest the elections from two assembly constituencies - Thattanchavady and Yanam.
      The AINRC has fielded candidates on 16 seats, while the BJP and the AIADMK are contesting in nine and five seats respectively. In picture - N Rangasamy (second from right) files his nomination for upcoming elections from Yanam constituency.(PTI)
      The AINRC has fielded candidates on 16 seats, while the BJP and the AIADMK are contesting in nine and five seats respectively. In picture - N Rangasamy (second from right) files his nomination for upcoming elections from Yanam constituency.(PTI)
      Published on Mar 19, 2021 05:51 PM IST
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      By | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi

      Election department officials seize 2 Crore from vehicle in Puducherry

      Officials of the Flying Squad of Kadirkamam, Thattanchavady and Indira Nagar Assembly segments in the Puducherry region on Thursday intercepted a vehicle in Thanthai Periyar Nagar during a surprise check and seized the cash being transported in it.
      Puducherry Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shurbir Singh said suspicion arose that the cash was intended for
      Puducherry Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shurbir Singh said suspicion arose that the cash was intended for "illegal distribution to the voters while the Model Code of Conduct for Assembly polls is in force."(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
      Published on Mar 19, 2021 02:08 PM IST
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      PTI | , Puducherry

      BJP alliance to sweep Puducherry assembly polls: Asianet-C fore pre-poll survey

      The BJP-AIADMK-AINRC alliance would win 23-27 seats with a vote share of 52%, the Asianet News Network-C fore pre-poll survey, conducted from March 5-12, projected.
      Representative Image (File Photo/PTI)
      Representative Image (File Photo/PTI)
      Published on Mar 16, 2021 09:14 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Karan Manral, New Delhi

      P Kannan joins BJP ahead of Puducherry assembly polls

      BJP national general secretary Arun Singh welcomed Kannan and his son at the party headquarters.
      Union minister AR Meghwal with P Kannan at BJP headquarters.(ANI/Twitter)
      Union minister AR Meghwal with P Kannan at BJP headquarters.(ANI/Twitter)
      Published on Mar 14, 2021 08:26 PM IST
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      ANI | , New Delhi

      The battle for a UT and BJP’s South ambitions

      • BJP is hoping that its NDA alliance of AINRC, AIADMK and itself along with the three nominated members will be able to come to power against the Congress – DMK combine.
      By toppling a Congress government in Puducherry, the BJP has sent a message to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, where it is contesting the assembly elections with the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, that the Congress is a greatly diminished force, and the party can be vanquished at any time. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
      By toppling a Congress government in Puducherry, the BJP has sent a message to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, where it is contesting the assembly elections with the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, that the Congress is a greatly diminished force, and the party can be vanquished at any time. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
      Published on Mar 08, 2021 09:18 AM IST
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      ByVenkatesha Babu

      'Prove corruption charges or face defamation': Narayanasamy to Amit Shah

      Amit Shah, while addressing a rally in poll-bound Puducherry, accused Narayanasamy of corruption and claimed Gandhi family also received money from the former chief minister
      File photo of former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy.(HT Photo)
      File photo of former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy.(HT Photo)
      Updated on Mar 01, 2021 04:55 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi

      ‘A liar was made CM’: Amit Shah targets Narayanasamy, Cong in Puducherry

      The Union home minister also joined PM Narendra Modi and several central leaders in taking a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his comments on fisheries ministry.
      Union home minister Amit Shah in Karaikal, Puducherry (ANI)
      Union home minister Amit Shah in Karaikal, Puducherry (ANI)
      Published on Feb 28, 2021 02:01 PM IST
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      By | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

      Puducherry: Triangular fight as Cong vows to return, BJP, AINRC eye a headway

      The Puducherry Assembly has a total of 33 seats, of which five are reserved and three members are nominated by the Union government through the lieutenant governor.
      Chief minister V Narayanasamy resigned on February 22, ahead of a floor test following the resignations of five Congress and one Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam legislators.(HT_PRINT)
      Chief minister V Narayanasamy resigned on February 22, ahead of a floor test following the resignations of five Congress and one Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam legislators.(HT_PRINT)
      Published on Feb 27, 2021 02:05 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      Puducherry assembly election 2021 to be held on April 6, counting on May 2

      • In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress won the only Lok Sabha seat of the Union territory.
      V Narayanasamy became Puducherry's chief minister in 2016 and stayed in office till February 22, 2021.(PTI / File photo)
      V Narayanasamy became Puducherry's chief minister in 2016 and stayed in office till February 22, 2021.(PTI / File photo)
      Updated on Feb 26, 2021 05:33 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi

      'Was shocked': PM Modi on Rahul's remark in Puducherry on fisheries ministry

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took a jibe at the Congress leader over a false Tamil translation by then-Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy.
      PM Modi addressing public rally in Puducherry (ANI)
      PM Modi addressing public rally in Puducherry (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 25, 2021 01:53 PM IST
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      By | Written by Karan Manral

      Puducherry CM Narayanasamy resigns after losing trust vote

      Puducherry chief minister V Narayansamy accused former lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi of "colluding with the opposition" to topple his government.
      Narayanasamy had moved the motion seeking the confidence vote minutes after the assembly met for a one-day special session. (ANI)
      Narayanasamy had moved the motion seeking the confidence vote minutes after the assembly met for a one-day special session. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 22, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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      By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

      Crucial floor test for Congress-DMK govt in Puducherry as assembly poll looms

      Narayanasamy, in an address to the House said, “Those elected by people must govern Puducherry.” "
      Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy speaking to media. (ANI File Photo )
      Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy speaking to media. (ANI File Photo )
      Updated on Feb 22, 2021 11:15 AM IST
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      By | Written by Kanishka Sarkar

      Day before floor test, Puducherry CM Narayanasamy to meet MLAs | Key points

      The fate of the Congress-led government in the Union territory hangs in the balance and will be determined on Monday.
      Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy said (File Photo/ANI)
      Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy said (File Photo/ANI)
      Updated on Feb 21, 2021 09:14 AM IST
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      By | Written by Karan Manral

      Puducherry CM translates fisherwoman's complaint as a praise to Rahul Gandhi

      Rahul Gandhi's interaction with the community created much social media buzz after he asked for a separate ministry of fisheries for the fishermen community.
      Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the interaction with members of fisherman community, in Puducherry.(ANI Photo)
      Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the interaction with members of fisherman community, in Puducherry.(ANI Photo)
      Published on Feb 18, 2021 10:00 AM IST
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      By | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      No one can get justice without fearing consequences: Rahul Gandhi

      When a student asked Gandhi how he felt about the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) members who assassinated his father Rajiv Gandhi, he said that he didn’t harbour any anger against them although he was pained by the killing.
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with students of Bharathidasan Government College for Women during his visit to Puducherry.(PTI)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with students of Bharathidasan Government College for Women during his visit to Puducherry.(PTI)
      Updated on Feb 18, 2021 11:10 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu, Hindustan Times, Puducherry

      'Farmers of sea': Rahul Gandhi interacts with fishing community in Puducherry

      Rahul Gandhi was accompanied by Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy and All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao.
      Addressing the crowd about the ongoing farmers' protests in Delhi, Gandhi said that he considers fishermen to be the farmers of the sea.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Addressing the crowd about the ongoing farmers' protests in Delhi, Gandhi said that he considers fishermen to be the farmers of the sea.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
      Updated on Feb 17, 2021 04:11 PM IST
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      By | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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