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Cauvery verdict: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy says 'historic' SC verdict comes as 'big relief to farmers'
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Cauvery verdict: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy says 'historic' SC verdict comes as 'big relief to farmers'

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy hailed the "historic" Supreme Court verdict on sharing of Cauvery water saying it ensured the Union Territory would continue to receive seven tmcft for Karaikal region lying at the tail-end of the river basin

Puducherry Congress says BJP-led Centre adopted 'autocratic steps' like GST, note ban to inflict pain on common man
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Puducherry Congress says BJP-led Centre adopted 'autocratic steps' like GST, note ban to inflict pain on common man

The ruling Congress in Puducherry has charged the NDA government with adopting "autocratic steps" like GST to inflict pain and hardship on the common man.

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy backs protesters' demand for recalling Lt Governor Kiran Bedi
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy backs protesters' demand for recalling Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

"The voice of protest raised against Kiran Bedi should reach the Prime minister," he said addressing the dawn-to-dusk fast organised by the Confederation of Dalit outfits headed by a senior ruling Congress functionary.

NEET protests: Congress to participate in DMK-backed agitation in Puducherry
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NEET protests: Congress to participate in DMK-backed agitation in Puducherry

Ruling Congress announced it would participate in the 13 September stir organised here by its ally DMK to condemn 'imposition' of NEET on the selection of students to medical courses

Presidential election 2017: Meira Kumar visits Puducherry to gather support, says she will fight for press freedom
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Presidential election 2017: Meira Kumar visits Puducherry to gather support, says she will fight for press freedom

Meira Kumar reiterated that she had requested MPs to "heed the inner voice of conscience and act in the best interest of the country."

Puducherry plans to emerge as open defecation-free on 2 October
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Puducherry plans to emerge as open defecation-free on 2 October

Puducherry PWD Minister A Namassivayam on Wednesday said the entire Union Territory would be declared 'open defecation free' on 2 October