N Rangasamy

  • Jayalalithaa accuses Puducherry government of pulling development backward 27-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Launching a sharp attack on her former ally and Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Thursday described him as "weak and failed", accusing him of pulling the state's development backwards. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister questioned the AINRC government's track record on various issues, including the...
  • Prevent collapse of cooperative institutions in Puducherry, AIADMK asks Lt Guv 02-09-2013 02:32 PM

    Opposition AIADMK on Monday demanded Lt Governor Virendra Kataria to intervene and prevent the 'collapse' of a cooperative sugar mill and other such institutions in the Union Territory. Speaking to reporters in Puducherry, AIADMK local unit convenor A Anbalagan alleged the sugar mill was on the verge of closure due...
  • Puducherry CM drags temple chariot at annual car festival 16-08-2013 12:35 PM

    Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Friday dragged the chariot of Sengazhuneer Amman temple in Veerampattinam coastal village on the occasion of its annual car festival. Assembly Speaker V Sabapathy, leaders of various organisations and representatives of associations were among those who pulled the chariot along with the Chief Minister. Traditionally,...
  • AIADMK accuses Puducherry government of discrimination 07-05-2013 11:48 AM

    Puducherry: The opposition AIADMK has accused the Rangasamy-led government in Puducherry of adopting a discriminatory policy against the party out of political vendetta. The party's Puducherry unit secretary A Anbalagan, MLA, alleged that the exclusion of the AIADMK from the State Planning Board was a clear case of discrimination; the...
  • Cyclone: Puducherry takes Rs 2,000 crore hit 01-01-2012 06:39 PM

    Puducherry: A day after Cyclone Thane left a trail of destruction in the Union Territory, a massive operation was on to clear the debris, even as Chief Minister N Rangasamy announced financial aid to the victims. As per initial estimates, the damages suffered was in the range Rs 1,500 to...
  • Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry CM 16-05-2011 07:19 AM

    Puducherry: N Rangasamy, who ended the reign of his former party Congress in a stunning electoral debut for his outfit, was on Monday sworn in as Chief Minister of Puducherry for a third term. 61-year old Rangasamy, chief of All India NR Congress, was administered oath of office by Lt...
  • Puducherry: Rangasamy's clean image humbles Cong 13-05-2011 04:45 PM

    Puducherry: N Rangasamy, nicknamed 'Junior Kamaraj' for his simple living and unassuming style, took a sweet revenge on his former party Congress which unceremoniously removed him as Chief Minister of this tiny Union Territory. Sidelined by the Congress, Rangasamy felt humiliated and launched his own outfit All India N R...
  • 83.62 per cent polling reported in Puducherry 13-04-2011 02:33 PM

    Puducherry: In the Union Territory of Puducherry 83.62 per cent of the 8.10 lakh voters exercised their franchise on Wednesday to constitute its 30-member Assembly. Revenue Minister Malladi Krishna Rao is seeking election for the fourth successive term from Yanam, which also involves a multi-cornered contest. The turnout of women...
  • MDMK legislator quits membership of House 22-03-2011 02:54 PM

    Puducherry: The lone MDMK member in the Puducherry Assembly PR Siva has resigned from the party and membership of the House and joined the All India NR Congress led by former Chief Minister N Rangasamy. Official sources said Siva submitted his resignation to the Secretary to the assembly earlier in...
  • Former Puducherry CM meets Jayalalithaa 12-03-2011 03:09 PM

    Chennai: Former Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy, who floated his own outfit All India N R Congress, after quitting from the territorial assembly and Congress, on Saturday called on AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence. An AIADMK release described it as "a courtesy call". AIADMK party...