Aaron Pereira


Aaron is Assistant Editor, and is based in New Delhi.
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Supreme Court Aadhaar verdict: What today’s judgment means for you
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Aadhaar verdict: Supreme Court rules Aadhaar does not infringe on an individual's right to privacy and upheld its constitutional validity. The court, however, struck down several sections of the Act.

Dibrugarh becomes 400th free WiFi-enabled railway station as Google-Railtel completes high-speed Internet project
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

While the idea behind the project was to provide railway passengers with good internet at railway platforms, the free WiFi project has, in turn, benefited several more, including students, shopkeepers and railway employees.

Karnataka fallout: Goa Congress says they’re single-largest party, will meet Governor to stake claim
Thu, May 17, 2018

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar said there can't be two yardsticks. "If they have allowed BJP to form government in Karnataka then they should allow us to form government too."

Karnataka Election Results 2018 highlights: BJP’s Yeddyurappa is CM, Rahul Gandhi says ‘mockery of Constitution’
Thu, May 17, 2018

Karnataka Election Results 2018: BS Yeddyurappa is chief minister of Karnataka. He took oath at 9 am Thursday morning, hours after the SC, in a midnight to dawn hearing, refused to stay the swearing-in ceremony. You can read through the highlights from the first hour of counting till the swearing-in ceremony, below.

Karnataka Election 2018 highlights: Polling ends, 70% voter turnout till 6 pm
Sat, May 12, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 Highlights: Karnataka is the only state the BJP has ever won in the southern part of the country. The outcome of the Assembly polls is likely to have a major bearing on the future course for both parties. 

Karnataka Elections 2018: Home seat lucky, BS Yeddyurappa does a final lap — with a prayer
Fri, May 11, 2018

A decade after his victory in Shikaripura allowed him to head the first BJP government in a southern state, B S Yeddyurappa, counting on his home turf to return him to power, wrapped up a scorching campaign Thursday with a roadshow and prayers at a temple.

Karnataka elections: Splash of saffron on streets of Shikaripura as Yeddyurappa holds roadshow
Fri, May 11, 2018

What do the voters in the district think when they go to the ballot this time? Can the BJP give the Congress and the JD(S) a tough fight in Shimoga? All that and more in our live blog today. Here are the highlights.

On the ground in Bhatkal and Davanagere constituencies: Here are the highlights
Tue, May 08, 2018

On the Karnataka election trail: In the run up to the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, IndianExpress.com on Tuesday takes you to Bhatkal and Davanagere constituencies. Follow the latest udpates here.

In Hubli’s disputed Idgah, a lesson for Gurugram
Tue, May 08, 2018

Karnataka Elections 2018: In Hubli, which witnessed its worst communal riots in 1994, Hindus and Muslims have decided not to give in to communally provocative statements made by political leaders.

On the ground in coastal Udupi, Dharwad and Hubli: Here are the highlights
Mon, May 07, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 highlights: IndianExpress.com makes its way through Udupi, Dharwad and Hubli districts in the poll-bound state of Karnataka. Track all the latest developments here

Karnataka Elections: In Badami, Siddaramaiah attacks BJP, says ‘it’s not Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas. It’s Sabka Sath, Sabka Vinash’
Sat, May 05, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Hitting out at what he claimed was communal and divisive politics on the part of the BJP, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the choice was between assured development and communal violence.

Karnataka Elections 2018: Farmers’ plight takes centrestage as Congress and BJP campaigns heat up in Nipani
Sat, May 05, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Party workers from both the BJP and the Congress say the election in Nipani, Karnataka's No 1 constituency which lies in Belgaum district, is different this time.

Karnataka election highlights: Writing is clear on the wall, BJP will form full majority govt, says PM Modi in Mangalore
Sat, May 05, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: IndianExpress.com made its way to Badami — one of the two seats CM Siddaramaiah is contesting in the May 12 polls — and Mangalore, where PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally. Here are the highlights

A border village in Karnataka’s Khanapur grapples with water row fallout: Little farming, no jobs
Fri, May 04, 2018

Karnataka assembly elections 2018: Kankumbi, once filled with lush green fields of paddy and millet, is now caught in muddy waters — quite literally — with an ongoing water dispute between Karnataka and Goa.

Karnataka election highlights: In Bantwal, political wind could blow either way
Sat, May 05, 2018

Karnataka Elections: IndianExpress.com travels through villages in Bantwal in the South and Belgavi in the North to see how the elections are unfolding in the last week of campaigning. Follow the highlights

Will Modi’s magic work in Khanapur constituency? He’s coming to town on May 9: Here are the highlights
Thu, May 03, 2018

Karnataka Elections, Khanapur highlights: Indianexpress.com today travels to Kankumbi village in Khanapur, where construction on the Kalsa canal, now temporarily stopped, has had an impact  on its villagers.

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.