Ainrc

  • LS polls: MDMK to support PMK in Puducherry 06-04-2014 11:52 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • AIADMK slams Pondy govt over financial crisis 21-12-2011 04:25 PM

    Puducherry: The opposition AIADMK on Wednesday slammed the N Rangasamy-led AINRC government for "causing financial crisis" due to poor planning and non-collection 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...
  • Jaya accuses Rangasamy of 'backstabbing' 19-05-2011 04:49 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said her AIADMK had been betrayed by poll ally and newly-elected 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...
  • 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 Assembly to be a mix of young and old 14-05-2011 05:14 PM

    Puducherry: The 30 members elected to the Puducherry assembly are a mix of first-time legislators and veteran old timers making a comeback as the 12-year long Congress rule came to an end in the Union Territory. The Assembly will have nine first-time MLAs along with a host of veterans that...
  • Only 6 women in fray in Puducherry polls 05-04-2011 01:05 PM

    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...
  • Vote out Congress in Puducherry: Jayalalithaa 30-03-2011 12:41 PM

    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...