Pondicherry Assembly Election 2016

In Puducherry, the Congress-DMK combine is set to form the next government. While the major partner Congress won 15 seats, its ally DMK won two seats. The ruling All India N.R. Congress (AINRC) won eight seats and the AIADMK grabbed four. An independent candidate was also elected.

Puducherry Assembly Election Results 2016 (30):

Party Leadings Won
INC+ - 18
Others - 1
BJP - -
CPM - -
Congress-DMK leads in 14 seats in Puducherry
DMK-Congress lead in Puducherry

Puducherry is an Indian union territory. It has 30 Assembly constituencies in the non-contiguous territory. The total population of this Union Territory is 1,244,464, of which 394,341 is rural and 850,123 is urban. The total number of electors in Puducherry was 762,440, among which 367,073 were male and 395,367 were female.

Puducherry Assembly Election Schedule 2016

Poll Date Counting
May 16 May 19

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Elections News in Pondicherry

Amyra having 'too much fun' shooting for 'The Trip 2'

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   7:08 pm
Pondicherry, July 13 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur has entered the web world with "The Trip" season two, and she is having a lot of fun hanging out with her co-stars Shweta Tripathi, Mallika Dua and Sapna Pabbi. View More..

Traders decry Walmart-Flipkart deal, want it scrapped

    Updated On : Jul 02,2018   4:52 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi traders staged a sit-in here on Monday against the proposed acquisition of Indian e-commerce company Flipkart by the international super store giant Walmart. View More..

More parties back Kejriwal in his stand-off with Lt Gov, Centre

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   11:58 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) More parties and leaders have come out in support of the sit-in by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, with Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, actors-turned-politicians Kamal Hassan and Shatrughan Sinha, the CPI-M and the CPI the latest. View More..

Motorola opens 60 'Moto Hubs' in Madhya Pradesh

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   5:44 pm
Indore, April 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its retail presence in central region, Motorola India on Tuesday announced has opened 60 "Moto Hubs" in Madhya Pradesh, including 25 Moto Hubs each in Indore and Bhopal and 10 in Jabalpur. View More..

Anna University VC appointed as per eligibility conditions: TN Governor's office

    Updated On : Apr 07,2018   8:36 pm
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) The selection of M.K.Surappa as the Vice Chancellor of Anna University was done in a fair and transparent manner and as per the laid down eligibility conditions for the aspriants, said Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office. View More..

TN political parties oppose Anna University VC appointment

    Updated On : Apr 06,2018   11:00 am
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) The appointment of Karnataka's M.K. Surappa as Vice Chancellor of Tamil Nadu's prestigious Anna University has drawn the ire of major political parties in the state. View More..

Himanta Biswa Sarma elected BAI President

    Updated On : Apr 03,2018   9:08 pm
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Tuesday unanimously elected the Badminton Association of India (BAI) President during its annual general body meeting in Goa. View More..

Indira Gandhi Academy SE register win in IWL football

    Updated On : Mar 28,2018   8:46 pm
Shillong, March 28 (IANS) Indira Gandhi Academy SE (IGASE) notched up a 2-1 win over India Rush Soccer Club in a Hero Indian Womens League football match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

Eyeing retail, Motorola to open 50 Moto Hubs in Delhi

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   2:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) To firm up its retail footprint in the country, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday announced it would open 50 Moto Hubs stores in the capital this month. View More..

Motorola welcomes import duty hike on mobile handsets

    Updated On : Dec 19,2017   5:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Motorola Mobility India on Tuesday welcomed the government's decision to hike customs duty from 10 per cent to 15 per cent on mobile handsets. View More..

Motorola opens 'Moto Hub' in Chennai

    Updated On : Dec 19,2017   2:56 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) To strengthen its offline retail presence across India, Motorola India on Tuesday opened its first "Moto Hub" in Chennai in partnership with the multi-brand retail chain Poorvika Mobiles. View More..

Inter Collegiate SR Champions Trophy from January

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   9:12 pm
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The 16th Champions Trophy -- a South Indian Inter Engineering Collegiate (T-20) Cricket tournament -- will be held in Telangana from January 3 to 9. View More..

Kerala RTO gets tough on tax-evading luxury car owners

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   6:06 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) The Regional Transport Commissioner's office here has decided to crack down on the thriving business of Keralites getting high-end cars registered in Puducherry, taking advantage of the low taxes in that state. View More..

France to join India for Indo-Pacific security architecture

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   9:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) After officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held first-ever quadrilateral meeting in Manila on the security architecture and development of the Indo-Pacific region, French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said on Wednesday that his country is forging a security partnership with India over this region. View More..

French bands to tour India in November, December

    Updated On : Nov 08,2017   5:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) French bands Colt Silvers and Last Train will go for a multi-city India tour spanning across the months of November and December. View More..

Alumni obliged to pay back to their alma mater: Kovind

    Updated On : Nov 04,2017   6:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said alumni of all reputed institutions of education have a moral obligation to pay back to those seats of learning and help the less privileged acquire knowledge. View More..

French designer seeks exposure for his art in India

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   11:34 am
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Known as the "king of unconventional" in the fashion world, veteran French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is smitten by the "smiles and colours of India", where he hopes to showcase his craft. View More..

Cigarette butts to eliminate mosquitoes?

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   12:32 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Cigarette butts (CBs) thrown into garbage as trash can be turned into a valuable resource for killing mosquitoes that cause malaria, a new study by an international team, including from India, has revealed. View More..

'Buried Seeds' is timeless story of passion: Director

    Updated On : Sep 07,2017   5:26 pm
Venice, Sep 7 (IANS) "Buried Seeds", a docu-drama on Michelin-starred celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna, is a story of passion, rise and failure, says its Russian director Andrei Severny. View More..

India can be best place for transgenders: Miss Transsexual Australia 2017

    Updated On : Sep 01,2017   2:04 pm
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India is one of the countries that recognises transgender people as a third gender, and Miss Transsexual Australia 2017 Laeticia Phylliscia Raveena feels if it continues to take positive steps for the community, it can become the best place for transgenders. View More..