Aaron Pereira


Aaron is an Assistant Editor based in New Delhi.
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NaMo app to With INC: On social media, it’s BJP vs Congress over how secure their app is
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

NaMo App vs With Congress App — The BJP and the Congress Party are in a social media spat after a security researcher exposed flaws in their mobile applications.

‘Inspired’ by Rahul Gandhi’s speech, Goa Congress chief resigns
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Shantaram Naik says he has two key conditions the next president should fulfill: He should be a Congress worker for over 10 years and must have great love for the party organisation.

Aligarh Muslim University team wins $5000 Facebook funding for web extension that counters extremist content
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Calling themselves Team Moderators, the AMU students showcased an NLP based browser extension that analyses content on news portals and blogs on the Internet and ranks them on a Polarisation Index.

Walkover for Manohar Parrikar? Babush Monserrate joins ruling Goa Forward, leaves Congress in the lurch
Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Babush's joining is significant as him contesting against Manohar Parrikar could well pose a threat to a seat the BJP has been winning since the early 1990s.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar to contest by-election from Panaji; Congress, AAP to field candidates
Wed, May 10, 2017

Panaji is currently represented by Manohar Parrikar's close aide Siddharth Kuncalienkar, who had, in 2014, contested the bye-election after Parrikar resigned to join the Union cabinet.

Congress says ‘willing to sacrifice’, Vijai Sardesai says no question of withdrawing support to BJP
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Goa: Congress has urged like-minded parties to come together and support it in forming a non-BJP government. Vijai Sardesai, however, has said there's no question of the Goa Forward backing out.

Goa assembly election results 2017: Good old anti-incumbency hits back
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The MGP, Goa’s first ruling party after the Portuguese left, has gained from ending its alliance with the BJP.

Goa election results: BJP saves Parrikar’s Panaji seat after initial scare
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Goa elections - Parrikar said: "It's a fractured mandate, let us see what happens. We will wait for independent parties to decide."

Congress will form govt in Goa, there’s no doubt about it: Luizinho Faleiro
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Faleiro, however, was non committal on whether he will approach the Goa Forward Party seeking an alliance with Vijai Sardesai.

Goa elections: How officials are monitoring the polls live
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

Goa polls: This is the first time that such an elaborate mechanism has been put in place to monitor polling.

Goa elections: A day with AAP’s Elvis Gomes, the man who wants to clean up Goa
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Goa elections: AAP's chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes has bureaucratic experience on his side. But will he win the people of Cuncolim and enter Goa's Assembly? We spend a day with him during his election campaign.

Anger, youth and mann ki baat: What Rahul Gandhi said in Goa
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Rahul spoke of how, earlier in the day, he had to attend a court hearing in Bhiwandi, where he is facing a defamation case.

Give BJP comfortable majority, we’ll make Goa most comfortable state: PM Modi
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Modi also had a word of praise for Defence Minister and former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, to which the crowd roared in applause.

Voice from Goa: Why are taxi prices so high in this tourist state?
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

The demand to regulate taxi fares has been raised, but each time, the government buckles under pressure from the operators who threaten to cease operations if any reform measures are suggested.

PM Modi in Goa today: Will he endorse Amit Shah’s ‘Parrikar for Goa’ remark?
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Serving as the Defence Minister since the Modi cabinet reshuffle of November 2014, Parrikar has repeatedly hinted that he's open to coming back to Goa.

Committed to protecting Goa’s land resources: AAP
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

AAP leader, Dr Oscar Rebello, said protecting Goa's land resources and cultural identity were among the party's 'foremost covenants' in its manifesto.

Goa elections: RSS-backed GSM may withdraw its ‘tough’ Panaji candidate Raju Sukerkar
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Goa elections: Lilavati Hospital, however, has clarified that no patient by the name of Raju Sukerkar has an appointment in its hospital.

Goa assembly elections: Congress declares first list of candidates, alliance with Goa Forward, NCP, Babush certain
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

The Congress Party appears to have worked out an alliance with Goa Forward, United Goans and NCP.

Worst is yet to come, says Manmohan Singh on PM Modi’s demonetisation move
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former finance minister P Chidambaram and other senior party leaders addressed the session at Talkatora Stadium in the national capital.

Demonetisation will cause loss of Rs 1.5 lakh crore to GDP: P Chidambaram
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Chidambaram said that except Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, "no one in the world thinks that the GDP wont be hit.