4. Pubs in Pondicherry are a big YES. Mainly because of the minimal tax involved with liquor. But no, you can't carry boxes of them across borders. Its the one perfect way to end your day in Pondy. Nightlife in Pondicherry is not buzzling with activity like elsewhere but is more laid back and relaxed. Dont get scammed though.
How to get around:
The nearest Railway station is Pondichery railway station, which is 1km from the main bus stand named New Bus Stand. Getting around in Pondicherry is and should be in a two wheeler especially because it is that widely available for rent of about 250-300 bucks.
Hope i kept it sweet and short and this helped you in your quest to find more about Pondicherry.