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Minorities panel seeks report over complaint against Kiran Bedi for hurting religious sentiments
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Minorities panel seeks report over complaint against Kiran Bedi for hurting religious sentiments

A controversy had erupted after a video of the former IPS officer purportedly cracking a “12’o clock” joke on Sikhs at the launch of her book ‘Fearless Governance’ on Monday went viral on social media. Bedi had later expressed regret

Kiran Bedi trolled for sharing 'rare video' of shark attacking helicopter; here's what happened
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Kiran Bedi trolled for sharing 'rare video' of shark attacking helicopter; here's what happened

The clip which is from a movie, shows a monstrous shark jumping out of the water to grab a helicopter between its jaws and then dive back in

Delhi HC appoints Kiran Bedi to supervise committee formed to monitor situation in Virendra Dev Dixit's ashram
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Delhi HC appoints Kiran Bedi to supervise committee formed to monitor situation in Virendra Dev Dixit's ashram

The High Court stated that the committee will make sure that there is proper vigilance and scrutiny of the institution to ensure the welfare of vulnerable classes

Narendra Modi govt appointed 8 women as governors, LGs, maximum so far; five from SC, ST, OBC community
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Narendra Modi govt appointed 8 women as governors, LGs, maximum so far; five from SC, ST, OBC community

Manmohan Singh-led UPA-I and UPA-II governments appointed the second highest number of women to the office of LG and governor with six in a period of 10 years

Puducherry Floor Test Updates: Congress accuses BJP at Centre of toppling Narayanasamy govt
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Puducherry Floor Test Updates: Congress accuses BJP at Centre of toppling Narayanasamy govt

Puducherry Floor Test Updates: Dinesh Gundu Rao, AICC in-charge of the Union Territory said the people of Puducherry will give a befitting reply in the upcoming elections

Puducherry political crisis: V Narayanasamy resigns as CM; blames 'BJP govt at Centre', AIADMK for dislodging govt
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Puducherry political crisis: V Narayanasamy resigns as CM; blames 'BJP govt at Centre', AIADMK for dislodging govt

Though Narayanasamy moved the motion seeking the confidence vote in the Assembly, he and his ruling side MLAs later walked out before the motion was put for voting

'Whatever was done, was a sacred duty': Kiran Bedi reflects on controversial tenure as Puducherry L-G
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'Whatever was done, was a sacred duty': Kiran Bedi reflects on controversial tenure as Puducherry L-G

Bedi, who has been at loggerheads with the elected government and particularly with Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, was removed from office late on Tuesday

Kiran Bedi removed as L-G of Puducherry: Crow-yoga row to Sun chanting Om, ex-IPS officer's controversial tweets
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Kiran Bedi removed as L-G of Puducherry: Crow-yoga row to Sun chanting Om, ex-IPS officer's controversial tweets

In March 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, Bedi had implied in a tweet that the coronavirus outbreak happened because of the ‘karma’ accrued by people eating meat

Kiran Bedi removed as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry; Telangana Guv Tamilisai Soundararajan gets additional charge
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Kiran Bedi removed as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry; Telangana Guv Tamilisai Soundararajan gets additional charge

The direction to remove Bedi comes amid the political crisis where the ruling Congress-led government has been reduced to a minority after one more MLA quit the party on Tuesday

Puducherry CM, L-G clash over New Year's Eve celebrations; Narayanasamy asks Bedi not to be a party to issues raised by Opposition
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Puducherry CM, L-G clash over New Year's Eve celebrations; Narayanasamy asks Bedi not to be a party to issues raised by Opposition

In his missive to Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, copy of which was released to the media on Saturday, Chief Minister V Narayanswany advised Lt Governor Kiran Bedi not to be a party to political issues raised by Opposition parties

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket Association of Pondicherry offers dormitory as quarantine facility for patients
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket Association of Pondicherry offers dormitory as quarantine facility for patients

The Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) has offered the dormitory in its Tutipet campus as a quarantine facility for coronavirus patients in Puducherry.

Amit Shah tells Delhi Police to deal with miscreants with firm hand and remain calm 'despite provocation'
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Amit Shah tells Delhi Police to deal with miscreants with firm hand and remain calm 'despite provocation'

Amit Shah observed that while constructive criticism of the police is always welcome, it must also be kept in mind that more than 35,000 police personnel laid down their lives on the line of duty

V Narayanasamy challenges Kiran Bedi to prove land-grabbing allegations against him, says LG should verify claims before speaking publicly
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V Narayanasamy challenges Kiran Bedi to prove land-grabbing allegations against him, says LG should verify claims before speaking publicly

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday challenged Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi to prove the land-grabbing allegations made by a rebel Congress legislator against him.

Rebel Puducherry Congress MLA N Dhanavelou suspended on charges of indulging in 'anti-party activities'
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Rebel Puducherry Congress MLA N Dhanavelou suspended on charges of indulging in 'anti-party activities'

Rebel Congress Legislator in Puducherry N Dhanavelou was on Thursday suspended from the party on charges of indulging in 'anti-party activities'

President's Rule in Maharshtra: Centre committing 'mayhem of democracy', says Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy
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President's Rule in Maharshtra: Centre committing 'mayhem of democracy', says Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday charged the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre with committing 'mayhem of democracy' in Maharashtra and being intolerant of any non-BJP party forming a government in a state

Delhi police and lawyers clash at Tis Hazari: Kiran Bedi says cops must stand their grounds, refers to her actions in controversial 1988 faceoff with advocates
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Delhi police and lawyers clash at Tis Hazari: Kiran Bedi says cops must stand their grounds, refers to her actions in controversial 1988 faceoff with advocates

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday advised Delhi Police to remain firm on its stand on Saturday's police-lawyers clash at Tis Hazari court come what may.

'Humara CP kaisa ho, Kiran Bedi jaisa ho': Delhi Police personnel recall retired IPS officer's role in clashes between cops and lawyers in 1988
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'Humara CP kaisa ho, Kiran Bedi jaisa ho': Delhi Police personnel recall retired IPS officer's role in clashes between cops and lawyers in 1988

Bedi might reckon the slogans raised on Tuesday as a vindication of her role in the incidents from 31 years ago.

Thane star cop Pradeep Sharma resigns, may join league of policemen who swapped law enforcement for lawmaking
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Thane star cop Pradeep Sharma resigns, may join league of policemen who swapped law enforcement for lawmaking

Pradeep Sharma, head of the Anti Extortion Cell of Thane Police Crime Branch, who has more than 100 encounters to his name, has resigned.

Puducherry CM slams Kiran Bedi for 'creating obstacles', asks Congress cadre to prepare for another round of protests
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Puducherry CM slams Kiran Bedi for 'creating obstacles', asks Congress cadre to prepare for another round of protests

Attacking Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday accused her of concentrating more on creating obstacles for the elected government than on development works.

SC issues notice to Puducherry CM over row with Kiran Bedi, seeks response on Centre’s plea to reverse Madras HC order on L-G's powers
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SC issues notice to Puducherry CM over row with Kiran Bedi, seeks response on Centre’s plea to reverse Madras HC order on L-G's powers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy in the power tussle matter in the Union Territory.