Gift Scheme Sparks New Row Between Kiran Bedi, Puducherry Chief Minister
Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 7:54 AM
In a fresh turf-war, Puducherry CM Narayanasamy said he has returned a-file-on Pongal gift hamper scheme to Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, protesting her 'arbitrary' decision to restrict its coverage, a charge rejected by her. He also said Lt Governor had "no authority" to take a decision contrary to the proposal of government to extend the benefits of the scheme to all ration card holders.
Cyclone Gaja: Several villages in TN stranded, yet to get food, water
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 2:42 PM
Four days after cyclone Gaja created havoc in Tamil Nadu's Cauvery delta districts and Karaikal in Puducherry, people remain stranded without food and water in most of the areas. Residents of several villages across Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Pudukottai districts involved in road blockades demanding supply of essentials food and drinking water.