articles by Aaron Pereira

India

India's auto safety crisis: Why Janhavi Gadkar survived in the Audi and those in the taxi didn't

It's high time the government steps in and tightens regulation to ensure car manufactures adhere to basic safety measures as implemented globally, irrespective of what model a consumer chooses to purchase - basic or high-end.

Politics

United under Nitish Kumar: From sure-fire to a 'maybe', how Bihar changed for BJP

With Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Lalu Prasad's RJD burying their differences and finally launching the Janata Parivar, the BJP has a tough job ahead in seeking to win the Bihar electorate.

World

Live: Wonderful feeling to meet a close neighbour, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here to a red carpet welcome on his maiden visit which is expected to put ties with Bangladesh in a new trajectory, as the two sides will firm up a number of pacts to boost cooperation besides ratifying the long-pending Land Boundary Agreement.

Politics

One year of Modi sarkar: The UPA policies he has used to his advantage

Here are some of the policies that the BJP had criticized and vehemently opposed when in opposition, but have now implemented.

Politics

Mathura Live: Never promised achche din for nation's looters, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address a rally in Mathura today to mark the first anniversary of his National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.

World

Live: Pak Taliban claims responsibility for chopper attack, says Sharif was target

The Pakistani Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.

World

Live: Germanwings co-pilot had nightmares of crashes, says ex-girlfriend

An Airbus A320 has crashed in the southern French Alps, a security source has told AFP, adding that there were about 142 passengers and six crew on board.

Politics

AAP crisis live: BJP says power hungry Arvind Kejriwal stands exposed

The crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) only seems to be getting worse with accusations and counter-accusations being made through the week.

India

Why can't India learn from China? Greenpeace on govt's move to 'evaluate' pollution data

Greenpeace has asked the government of India to stop being in denial over the fact that its national capital has a severe pollution problem, and asked it to take a lesson from China.

Politics

BJP retains Manohar Parrikar's Panaji assembly seat for sixth time

The ruling BJP on Monday won the Panaji assembly constituency bypoll, retaining the seat that was held by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar since 1994.

World

Live: Modi wishes Obamas a safe journey, quotes DDLJ for rainy Republic Day

US President Barack Obama will conclude his 3-day visit to India with a Town Hall address at New Delhi's Siri Fort Auditorium where he will highlight India-US ties.

World

Sydney live: Gunman in Lindt cafe seige was known to cops, says PM Abbott

At least 15 people are currently being held hostage at Lindt cafe in Sydney's central business district. We track developments as they happen.

India

Delhi Live: Cab drivers protest against ban on Uber services

The lawyer of rape accused in the Uber case Shiv Kumar Yadav defended his client on Tuesday saying that even though Yadav was booked in a rape case in 2011.

Politics

Parliament live: Logjam over Sadhvi's remarks ends after chairman reads out resolution

The Winters session of Parliament is set to begin functioning today and is likely to witness a stormy session with the Opposition deciding to take on the government.