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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
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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.

Kiran Bedi moves Supreme Court against Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy, seeks clarity on role of MPs in elected govt
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Kiran Bedi moves Supreme Court against Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy, seeks clarity on role of MPs in elected govt

The Puducherry chief minister claimed to have brought Bedi's interference to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, but to no avail.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Puducherry profile: Congress likely to pull out all the stops to retain lone seat
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Puducherry profile: Congress likely to pull out all the stops to retain lone seat

Puducherry district covers most of the areas coming under the Union Territory.

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy ends six-day sit-in after talks with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi; says 'partial success' was achieved
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy ends six-day sit-in after talks with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi; says 'partial success' was achieved

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Monday ended his sit-in in after a meeting with Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, saying "partial success" was achieved on various demands.

Arvind Kejriwal demands statehood for Delhi, Puducherry, says 'no reason' to discriminate against people of two Union Territories
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Arvind Kejriwal demands statehood for Delhi, Puducherry, says 'no reason' to discriminate against people of two Union Territories

Kejriwal said: "The Lieutenant Governors in both Delhi and Puducherry were appointees of the BJP-led government at the Centre."

Kiran Bedi says Puducherry CM's wife died as she was not wearing helmet, but he is still calling her 'autocratic' for enforcing rule
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Kiran Bedi says Puducherry CM's wife died as she was not wearing helmet, but he is still calling her 'autocratic' for enforcing rule

Criticising the agitation being led by Narayanasamy, Kiran Bedi said that the Puducherry chief minister should have waited for her reply after writing a letter on several issues.

Puducherry CM, his ministers stage dharna outside Raj Nivas for 2nd day, allege Kiran Bedi stalling 39 govt schemes
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Puducherry CM, his ministers stage dharna outside Raj Nivas for 2nd day, allege Kiran Bedi stalling 39 govt schemes

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and his ministerial colleagues continued their dharna outside the Raj Nivas for the second day on Thursday protesting Lt Governor Kiran Bedi's "negative stand" towards his government' proposals awaiting her approval

Two days after Kiran Bedi turned cop to enforce helmet rule in Puducherry, AIADMK MLAs smash headgear at Assembly
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Two days after Kiran Bedi turned cop to enforce helmet rule in Puducherry, AIADMK MLAs smash headgear at Assembly

Leader of the legislature wing of the AIADMK A Anbalagan and his colleagues in the Assembly A Baskar and Vayyapuri Manikandan brought a helmet each and smashed them on the floor

Anna Hazare calls off seven-day fast: Is he no longer the force he was back in 2003 and 2011?
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Anna Hazare calls off seven-day fast: Is he no longer the force he was back in 2003 and 2011?

As Anna Hazare called off his seven-day fast for the formation of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states, the anti-corruption crusader who once drew thousands to the national capital's central protest grounds must now grapple with his new image as an activist diminished.

Kiran Bedi accuses Puducherry chief minister of threatening officials; row over Pongal gift hamper scheme escalates
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Kiran Bedi accuses Puducherry chief minister of threatening officials; row over Pongal gift hamper scheme escalates

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday released a copy of a document to support her stand that it was meant only for BPL people and accused Chief Minister V Narayanasamy of threatening officials.

Mood Indigo 2018: On Day 3, conversations about India's politics, and a session with Kiran Bedi
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Mood Indigo 2018: On Day 3, conversations about India's politics, and a session with Kiran Bedi

The 2018 edition of Mood Indigo hosted Kiran Bedi who addressed the students on values that they must inculcate within themselves and shared her insights on educational reform

Mood Indigo 2018: IIT Bombay's annual college fest to feature Papon, EDM artist Ummet Ozcan, among others
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Mood Indigo 2018: IIT Bombay's annual college fest to feature Papon, EDM artist Ummet Ozcan, among others

Mood Indigo attracts a humongous number of student participation in multiple inter-college competitions organised during the festival and many graduate and under graduate attendees from several esteemed institutions through the country

Kiran Bedi, AIADMK MLA engage in on-stage spat at Puducherry event after legislator asked to cut short speech
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Kiran Bedi, AIADMK MLA engage in on-stage spat at Puducherry event after legislator asked to cut short speech

Bedi accused A Anbalagan of being rude and claimed she had witnessed similar "misbehaviour" by him in the past, while the MLA, who left the venue in a huff, met Assembly Speaker V Vaithilingam and drew his attention to the incident.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Puducherry; Kiran Bedi pays homage, calls him India's 'father figure'
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Puducherry; Kiran Bedi pays homage, calls him India's 'father figure'

Kiran Bedi said Atal Bihari Vajpayee was 'the father figure of the country and he would be looked up as one of the finest administrators.'

Puducherry AIADMK seeks special Assembly session for Bill ensuring 50% quota for govt sponsored students in private medical colleges
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Puducherry AIADMK seeks special Assembly session for Bill ensuring 50% quota for govt sponsored students in private medical colleges

The AIADMK leader wanted a legislation to be enacted to ensure 50 percent quota for government sponsored students in private medical colleges.

Puducherry CM-Governor row: Kiran Bedi violating spirit of oath of secrecy through social media usage, says V Narayanaswamy
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Puducherry CM-Governor row: Kiran Bedi violating spirit of oath of secrecy through social media usage, says V Narayanaswamy

V Narayanasamy has charged Kiran Bedi with "violating the spirit of oath of secrecy" by "divulging all secret official communications" through social media.

Congress, DMK MLAs raise privilege issue against Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi for 'derogatory remarks' against Assembly
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Congress, DMK MLAs raise privilege issue against Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi for 'derogatory remarks' against Assembly

Seven of the 15 Congress MLAs and one of the two DMK members signed the memorandum alleging that the Kiran Bedi had made comments and issued statements that "are derogatory in nature and cause slur on the privilege of the members and the house as a whole."

CM Narayanasamy welcomes Supreme Court verdict on Delhi-Centre power tussle, says it's relevant to Puducherry
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CM Narayanasamy welcomes Supreme Court verdict on Delhi-Centre power tussle, says it's relevant to Puducherry

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy warned L-G Kiran Bedi to mend her ways or face a petition for violating the Supreme Court order on Delhi.

Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi says 'name and shame' strategy for power bill defaulters had salutary effect within hours
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Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi says 'name and shame' strategy for power bill defaulters had salutary effect within hours

Noting that Puducherry has not been doing enough to recover legitimate funds, which could have been used for infrastructure development,she said the Union Territory should recover arrears from revenue generating services like power, property taxes, professional service and municipal services

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy accuses Centre of ignoring Union Territory, crippling its developmental projects
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Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy accuses Centre of ignoring Union Territory, crippling its developmental projects

V Narayanasamy also accused Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi of interfering in the work of the Puducherry administration.