Akram Mohammed

HAL employees feel let down after fresh revelations on Rafale deal

However, retired Indian Air Force personnel — wary of HAL repeatedly missing deadlines — have defended the controversial deal.

23 Sep 2018

Gaganyaan to have French connection

The announcement was made by CNES president Jean-Yves Le Gall during the inaugural of Bengaluru Space Expo-2018 where he was the chief guest.

07 Sep 2018

Bannerghatta National Park faces threat of being swallowed by urban jungle

Apart from concrete structures, relentless quarrying along the edges of the reserve to feed the city’s demand is also posing a threat.

02 Sep 2018

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy steps in as Congress crisis peaks; MB Patil gets party high command's call

Patil, who has raised a banner of revolt, has upped the ante and is likely to demand the Deputy Chief Minister’s post, conveying the message that he will not settle for anything less.

09 Jun 2018

Regional parties sing united tune ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

One of the common theme in statements issued by various political leaders, including the CMs of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, was strengthening regional parties.

25 May 2018

From hope to despair: How game changed for BJP at Karnataka floor test

Though BJP was confident earlier in the day, it all wore off by noon when it was clear BSY would resign; arrival of JD(S) MLAs from Hyd dashed party’s hopes.

20 May 2018

Karnataka polls: Party-hoppers’ result a mixed bag, seven MLAs worst hit

After the seven JD(S) rebels joined the Congress during a Rahul Gandhi rally in Srirangapatna recently, all of them were given tickets by the Congress.

16 May 2018

Speeches can’t fill stomachs, heal the sick, says Sonia Gandhi

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi joined forces with son Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

09 May 2018

I can win from any constituency, says BJP candidte from Badami B Sriramulu

BJP has pitted B Sriramulu against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Badami constituency (Bagalkot district) and this has propelled him to the stature of a state leader. Speaking to The New Indian Expres

28 Apr 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah’s gaffe: Congress has a field day on Twitter

The blooper was also highlighted and shared by several ministers of the state cabinet.

28 Mar 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah gaffe: Calls Yeddyurappa government most corrupt

At an age when every word and gesture of political leaders are scrutinised under a microscope, a gaffe by BJP national president Amit Shah on Tuesday provided potent ammo to the Congress.

28 Mar 2018

Budget ‘ordinary,’ say disappointed Karnataka farmers

Though they welcomed some decisions, they had expected more from Siddaramaiah.

17 Feb 2018

Deepak Rao's murder: Why Surathkal, Karnataka's most literate district, is haunted by communal tensions

Twenty years later, Deepak Rao became the latest victim of the divisiveness being perpetrated along religious lines in coastal Karnataka.

06 Jan 2018

Bengaluru still unsafe for women: NCRB report

Bengaluru was ranked second in number of murder cases and third in crimes against women, according to ‘Crime In India - 2016’ report by the National Crime Records Bureau.

01 Dec 2017

Aadhaar registration: Big data, big worries for commoners 

Enrolment agencies play disappearing act; missing data, security concerns continue to haunt Aadhaar system.

12 Aug 2017