Puducherry Assembly Election 2016
Puducherry Assembly Election 2016 News
Puducherry Assembly elections 2021, Mahe constituency profile: Independent candidate V Ramchandran won seat in 2016
A bastion of former minister and six-time MLA E Valasaraj, Mahe was the only constituency in the UT to elect an Independent candidate in the 2016 Assembly elections.
For the people of Puducherry, the arrival of Bedi, and the reforms she has brought in has made a huge difference in a short period of time.
In spite of strong opposition and lobbying within and outside his party the Indian National Congress, V Narayanasamy is all set to take the reins in Puducherry.
While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.
It is a matter of a few hours now. And depending on which way the wind blows today, it could either be Jayalalithaa retaining power or M Karunanidhi taking over the reins in Tamil Nadu.
The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.
The percentage of voter turnout in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is likely to go up as the figures were not final.
Exit polls are divided over Tamil Nadu but predict that BJP will win Assam, the Left Kerala, the DMK Puducherry, and TMC West Bengal
Nearly 15 million voted in the first four hours to pick a new Tamil Nadu assembly while Puducherry recorded 71.08 per cent voting till about 4 pm.
Voting for the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began at 7 am on Monday.
BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday charged the AINRC government with having failed to bring in several welfare measures the NDA government had evolved
The most prominent example is that of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's. She is often seen in either a green or a maroon saree, and people close to her say she believes that these two colours help her.
BJP declared that it would implement total prohibition, while CPI said it would introduce the dry law in a phased manner
A total of 344 candidates, including 97 independents, are in the fray for the 16 May elections to the 30-member Union Territory Assembly.
A total of 236 candidates in the Union territory have so far filed their nominations for the May 16 assembly polls, with 132 filing their papers on Thursday itself.
Former Health minister and Congress nominee E Valsaraj, former Revenue minister Malladi Krishna Rao and A M H Nazeem of DMK were among 43 candidates who filed nominations today for the 16 May Assembly polls.
V John Kumar of Congress and CPI(M)'s Mohammad Tamim Ansari were among 10 candidates who filed their nominations today for the May 16 Puducherry Assembly Elections.
If anyone wants to meet N Rangasamy, one just needs to visit the tea stall in Thattanchavady. One can get a glimpse of the Chief Minister of Puducherry on the tennis ground.
Former Chief Minister V Vaithilingam and 38 others, including independents, filed their nominations on Monday for the 16 May Assembly elections in the Union Territory.
The opposition party, with seven legislators in the assembly, has refielded PCC leader A Namassivayam in Villianoor.