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

#Notebandi frontlines: Small stores struggle to survive, but many support Modi (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   4:00 pm
Mumbai: There are about 12 million to 14 million kirana shops -- family-run corner-shops/mom-and-pop or convenience stores selling groceries and other products -- across India (according to a 2015 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, a consultancy, with India Retail Forum), and they are vulnerable to losses from 'notebandi -- as demonetisation is called colloquially. A population, roughly speaking, equivalent to that of France or Thailand, depends on these stores for a living. View More..

Surjit Singh Barnala: A gentlemanly, clean and popular politician (Obituary)

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   8:46 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) In the hurly-burly of Indian politics, one name that stood out for a clean political innings would be that of Surjit Singh Barnala. View More..

Surjit Singh Barnala passes away

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   6:22 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister, Union Minister and Governor of Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh Surjit Singh Barnala died here on Saturday following a brief spell of illness. He was 91. View More..

India joins global experts in 200-day plan to tackle diabetes

    Updated On : Dec 16,2016   6:18 pm
Berlin, Dec 16 (IANS) In order to reduce the growing burden of Type 2 diabetes in the country, experts from India participated in the Global Diabetes Policy Forum which issued a 200-day action plan for affected countries. View More..

TN boys, girls confirm Cadet TT main draw berths

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   7:38 pm
Siliguri, Dec 1 (IANS) Defending champions Tamil Nadu stamped their authority yet again to take the top perch in the first stage of the cadet girls section as they posted authentic 3-0 wins over Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry in group A of the 78th sports cadet and sub-junior National Table Tennis Championships here on Thursday. View More..

Football: Women's league prelims to start from Monday

    Updated On : Oct 14,2016   4:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The preliminary round of the first women's league will start in Cuttack on Monday, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a statement. View More..

Airlines to operate 20.8% more flights in winter schedule: DGCA

    Updated On : Oct 04,2016   9:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India's aviation regulator on Tuesday said that it has approved an increase of 20.8 per cent in flight operations for the winter schedule (WS) 2016 for domestic airlines. View More..

Indians love to travel during festive season: Survey

    Updated On : Sep 27,2016   2:02 pm
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Most Indians prefer to travel abroad during Eid, Dusshera, Christmas, New Year or summer vacations and youngsters are now going solo to explore newer places, a survey revealed on Tuesday. View More..

Being in creative profession a challenge: Shruti Haasan

    Updated On : Sep 10,2016   11:14 am
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) She sings and acts in films in multiple languages like Hindi and Tamil. Actress-singer Shruti Haasan says that being in the creative field itself is a challenge and that she thoroughly enjoys it. View More..

Groundwater depleting, Uma Bharti warns

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   9:40 pm
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Union Water Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday warned that groundwater had sharply depleted and called for restraint on its usage. View More..

Why India needs 35 tankers of blood (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Sep 03,2016   12:34 pm
India is 35 tanker-trucks short of the blood it requires for medical procedures, yet some areas of the country wasted blood because there was too much of it, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of government data. View More..

10,932 companies default on PF payouts (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Aug 09,2016   1:22 pm
It should have taken 30 days for Sanjaya Kumar (27) from Odisha to withdraw his father's provident fund of Rs 40,000, the post-employment, rainy day retirement stash that companies must compulsorily deduct from salaries. View More..

Bacardi NH7 Weekender to be back with seventh edition

    Updated On : Jul 20,2016   5:38 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Come October and Bacardi NH7 Weekender will be back with its seventh edition with a bang. The festival will make a comeback with new concepts like Bacardi NH7 Weekender Express and Bacardi NH7 Weekender House Parties. View More..

Swimmer Vedika sets new national record

    Updated On : Jun 30,2016   8:56 pm
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Maharashtra girl Vedika Amin set the pool ablaze, breaking the 100m breast stroke national record in the girls' group III category at the 33rd Sub-Junior National Aquatic Championships here on Thursday. View More..

Bassi appointed UPSC member

    Updated On : May 31,2016   5:00 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Former Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sen Bassi was on Tuesday appointed member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). View More..

My art a wake-up call: Artist activist Ravi Agarwal

    Updated On : Apr 09,2016   5:02 pm
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The images are poignant and speak volumes of the ecological crisis staring at our face - the ongoing 'Else All Will be Still' exhibition by well known environmentalist and photographer Ravi Agarwal is a wake-up call for the society. View More..

Infosys co-founder Kris invests in education startup

    Updated On : Mar 16,2016   4:42 pm
Bengaluru, March 16 (IANS) Software major co-founder S. Gopalakrishnan (Kris) and Hexaware-and-Aptech founder Atul Nishar have invested an unspecified amount in Avagmah, an education technology startup focused on higher education View More..

Bassi's tenure saw more controversies, than achievements

    Updated On : Feb 28,2016   5:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Known as "App commissioner" in Delhi Police circles for the mobile applications he launched, B. S. Bassi's tenure as police chief saw run-ins with the Aam Aadmi Party government and a raging controversy over his decisions concerning the JNU row. View More..

Delhi police chief Bassi comes out major loser in JNU row (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Feb 19,2016   6:48 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The arrest of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges and the resultant political fireworks appear to have hit hard one man: the outgoing Delhi Police chief Bhim Sain Bassi. View More..

Indians die of cancer due to ignorance of early symptoms: Doctors

    Updated On : Feb 14,2016   6:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Indians tend to ignore or misread the early symptoms of cancer, which delays diagnosis and treatment until the problem has become less amenable to medication, said a group of oncologist surgeons. View More..