Ainrc

  • Narayanasamy alleges malpractices in free rice scheme September 6, 2014

    Puducherry: Former Union Minister of State and senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy on Saturday alleged "malpractices" in the implementation of free rice scheme by the AINRC Government and demanded a CBI probe. Inaugurating a demonstration by party workers condemning the government's "failure" to measure up to the people's expectations in...
  • Was sacked as I tried to ensure fair governance: Former Puducherry LG July 16, 2014

    Puducherry: Days after his removal as the Lt Governor of Puducherry, Virendra Kataria has claimed that he was removed from his post in an unfair manner. He also claimed that he was sacked for ensuring fair and transparent governance. Kataria has accused Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy of running...
  • Puducherry CM N Rangasamy greets Modi for NDA's 'historic win' in Lok Sabha polls May 17, 2014

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister and AINRC chief N Rangasamy on Saturday congratulated Narendra Modi for the BJPled NDA's 'historic win' in the Lok Sabha polls. Talking to reporters here, Rangasamy expressed confidence that the new government under the leadership of Narendra Modi would extend full cooperation to the Union Territory. The...
  • LS polls: MDMK to support PMK in Puducherry April 6, 2014

    MDMK General Secretary Vaiko on Sunday said his party would support PMK nominee RKR Anantharaman in the Lok Sabha elections in Puducherry. "I urge partymen to work wholeheartedly for the victory of the PMK candidate," he said in a release in Chennai. An ally of BJP, MDMK's support comes against the background...
  • Jayalalithaa accuses Puducherry government of pulling development backward March 27, 2014

    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 arrest...
  • 'Puducherry govt failed to collect taxes from petrol dealers' December 3, 2012

    Puducherry: Union Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday alleged that the Rangasamy led AINRC government in Puducherry had "failed to collect taxes due from dealers in petrol and diesel and power consumers" leading to financial crisis in the union territory. "Amusingly enough Rangasamy is trying to blame the...
  • Centre has full faith in Puducherry govt: Rangasamy May 21, 2012

    Puducherry: A day after Union Minister V Narayanasamy accused the Puducherry government of having failed on several counts, Chief Minister N Rangasamy claimed that the Centre had full faith in its ability to implement centrally sponsored schemes in the Union Territory. The chief minister was presiding over a meeting for implementation...
  • 'Puducherry govt responsible for financial crisis' April 29, 2012

    Puducherry: Rejecting Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy's charge that he was blocking central funds to the Union Territory, Union Minister and senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy on Sunday blamed AINRC government for the deepening financial crisis. "The whole government machinery has come to a standstill with financial crisis deepening fast as...
  • 'People have lost faith in Puducherry govt' April 22, 2012

    Puducherry: Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday said people have lost faith in the Rangasamy led AINRC government as none of the poll promises made last year had been implemented. Speaking to reporters after visiting an employee of PASIC at the government hospital where he is being...
  • AIADMK slams Pondy govt over financial crisis December 21, 2011

    Puducherry: The opposition AIADMK on Wednesday slammed the N Rangasamyled AINRC government for "causing financial crisis" due to poor planning and noncollection of arrears of sales tax, power tariff and excise duty. Puducherry unit Secretary of AIADMK, A Anbalagan demanded that Chief Minister Rangasamy "immediately convene" a special session of the...
  • Jaya accuses Rangasamy of 'backstabbing' May 19, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said her AIADMK had been betrayed by poll ally and newlyelected Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy, who heads the All India NR Congress (AINRC). "Prior to the poll, Rangasamy said the Congress had betrayed him. And he has done the same thing...
  • Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry CM May 16, 2011

    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. 61year old Rangasamy, chief of All India NR Congress, was administered oath of office by Lt Governor...
  • Puducherry Assembly to be a mix of young and old May 14, 2011

    Puducherry: The 30 members elected to the Puducherry assembly are a mix of firsttime legislators and veteran old timers making a comeback as the 12year long Congress rule came to an end in the Union Territory. The Assembly will have nine firsttime MLAs along with a host of veterans that will...
  • Only 6 women in fray in Puducherry polls April 5, 2011

    Puducherry: A few women are in fray in Puducherry, which goes to polls on April 13. Except DMK, BSP and BJP, no other political party including the ruling Congress, has fielded any women candidates. Of the total 187 contestants spread over the 30 segments, there are only six women aspirants...
  • Vote out Congress in Puducherry: Jayalalithaa March 30, 2011

    Puducherry: AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress government in Puducherry, accusing of failure to maintain law and order and neglecting development of the union territory. "There is no protection to life and property of the people here as law and order is in a...