The Supreme Court had on November 16 issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry seeking replies in six weeks in connection with the proposed Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar link project.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and L Murugan for being elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam and Madhya Pradesh respectively
The central government has decided to concede the plea for full-fledged statehood for Puducherry, the CM said without elaborating.
This is the first time the BJP is part of a Ministry in the Union Territory.
The AINRC secured 10, BJP three, DMK three, Congress two and the independents four.
Puducherry: Out of the 12 leads available so far the AINRC is leading in 5 and the BJP in 3.
The BJP’s larger game plan is to become a ruling partner in the UT, make its presence felt and expand its footprint in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
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Amit Shah who arrived at the airport in Lawspet, drove to the Siddhananda temple in Karuvadikuppam to offer prayers.
Any violation of the order would attract action under section 188 of Indian Penal Code and other relevant laws, the District Magistrate said.
The Congress, heading the Secular Democratic Alliance (SDA), has been earmarked 15 constituencies out of the total 30 segments in the Union Territory.
Congress party in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao also confirmed that Narayanasamy will not be contesting this time and instead will supervise the party’s election campaign.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said her party has had a bitter experience of aligning with other parties in the past and therefore will contest alone in UP elections next year
In a letter written to the health ministry, the poll panel referred to certain provisions of the model code which bar the use of advertisement at the cost of the public exchequer.
Union home minister Amit Shah alleged that former Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy had siphoned off the Centre’s funds to pay the ‘Gandhi family’
Voting will take place for 126 seats in Assam, 234 in Tamil Nadu, 294 in West Bengal, 140 in Kerala, and 30 in Puducherry.
Besides this, Shah will also hold organisational meetings of the party's units of the state and the Union Territory.
The terms of the legislative assemblies of Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry will come to an end in May and June
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