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
AINRC - 8
AIADMK - 3
Others - 1
BJP - -
CPM - -
News
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

An evening of Maloya music in Kolkata

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   11:54 pm
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Music enthusiasts in the city on Tuesday grooved to the tunes of new generation Maloya musicians from the Reunion Island, a French overseas territory, situated in the Indian Ocean. View More..

First edition of Pondicherry International Film Festival begins

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   6:20 pm
Puducherry, Sep 26 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday inaugurated the first edition of the Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF). It was followed by the screening of the National Award-winning Tamil film "To Let" by director Chezhiyan. View More..

JNU defends change to online entrance exam

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   9:58 pm
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facing backlash from its students' union, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday came in defence of its decision to conduct entrance exams online, calling it "most efficient" and rubbishing students' resentment as "unsubstantiated". View More..

TTFI vice-president Karunakaran passes away

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   5:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) P. Karunakaran, vice-president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Secretary of the Pondicherry Table Tennis Association, passed away on Friday at a Chennai hospital, where he was admitted for a kidney ailment, three days ago. View More..

A comprehensive history of America's ties with South Asia (Book Review)

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   11:36 am
Title: The Most Dangerous Place: A History of United States in South Asia; Author: Srinath Raghavan; Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane; Pages: 472; Price: Rs 799 View More..

BCCI polls in next 3 months: Vinod Rai

    Updated On : Aug 27,2018   9:16 pm
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Almost a week after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) registered its new constitution, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) said on Monday the board's polls will be held in three months. View More..

Justice Gogoi rejects fixed tenure for CJIs, seeks consistent judicial policy

    Updated On : Jul 28,2018   8:10 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Justice Ranjan Gogoi - the seniormost judge of the top court after Chief Justice Dipak Misra - on Saturday dismissed the suggestion for fixed tenure of the Chief Justice of India so as to give them enough time to push the reforms in the judicial system. View More..

Never imagined I deserved it, says Mumbai medico conferred Magsaysay award

    Updated On : Jul 26,2018   8:28 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) "I am pleasantly surprised... I never ever imagined I deserved it... I feel truly honoured by the recognition," said Kolkata-born Mumbai psychiatrist, Bharat Vatwani, who was named as one of the six winners of the prestigious Magsaysay Award 2018 on Thursday. View More..

Make evening supper delicious with healthy options

    Updated On : Jul 23,2018   1:08 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Evening is the time when you look super hungry but one can't end up eating same food every day so make sure you are adding some fun to your food with new options. View More..

28 per cent GST tax slab should go, says Sisodia

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   7:14 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the government should either completely abolish the 28 per cent tax bracket or reserve it only for "sin goods." View More..

Pondicherry International Film Festival announced

    Updated On : Jul 16,2018   3:50 pm
Puducherry, July 16 (IANS) A Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF), which will showcase over 100 films from more than 25 countries, was announced on Monday. View More..

Pondicherry International Film Festival announced

    Updated On : Jul 16,2018   2:16 pm
Puducherry, July 16 (IANS) Puducherry Tourism has announced the inaugural edition of an independent film extravaganza, Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF), which will showcase over 100 films from more than 25 countries. View More..

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..