INDIAN EXPRESS

  • Five valuable life lessons you learn from senior journalist Shekhar Gupta's farewell letter to The Indian Express employees June 3, 2014

    It must have been tough writing that letter. But senior journalist Shekhar Gupta's farewell letter to the Indian Express employees friends and colleagues he said he loved was deep and thoughtprovoking. It was both nuanced and heartfelt therefore moving beyond words. But more than anything it held a...
  • 'We will always be in touch': Shekhar Gupta signs off from The Indian Express after 19 years with a beautiful farewell letter June 2, 2014

    It's always hard to goodbye. It's especially tough if you've worked with an organisation for 19 years and seen history being made with countless breaking news. But Shekhar Gupta, the editorinchief of The Indian Express, said adieu to all employees in a beautiful and heartwrenching letter. Here's the full text...
  • Army movement was a routine exercise, no conspiracy behind it: Gen VK Singh February 24, 2014

    Former Army General VK Singh has slammed media reports on the movement of troops towards Delhi in January 2012, playing down reports of a conspiracy. ...
  • I am being targeted as I shared the dais with Modi: ExArmy chief General Singh September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Indian Army chief General (retd) VK Singh who is facing charges of misuse of intelligence funds denied his involvement in any such activities. He termed the report published in 'The Indian Express' that claimed that he was involved in trying to topple the Omar Adullah government as...
  • CBI coal scam report: Law Minister, PM discuss govt stand April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and possibly discussed the situation on the CBI coalgate report. Sources said they discussed the government's stand in case the opposition makes it an issue in Parliament. A short while later, the CBI came out with a...
  • Think Edu Conclave: The kaleidoscopic views on Indian education sector March 10, 2013

    The second day of the two-day Think Edu Conclave organised by the New Indian Express brought to the fore a kaleidoscope of views on India's education sector. ...
  • Former CAG official RP Singh blames Murli Manohar Joshi again November 25, 2012

    RP Singh has again shifted his stance on the 2G report suggesting it was PAC Chairman Manohar manohar Joshi who had interfered in the preparation of the report. ...
  • 'Member of PAC, not Joshi, influenced CAG's 2G report' November 25, 2012

    Former Director General of Audit, Post and Telecommunications, CAG, RP Singh on Saturday made a Uturn on his earlier claim that Public Accounts Committee Chairman and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi had influenced the 2G report that indicted the government. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, the exaudit officer said...
  • Chennai: IIT not to withdraw plaint against lensman August 27, 2012

    Chennai: There seems to be no end to the flipflops on part of the IITMadras management. While on Saturday they had clearly stated to media representatives in front of senior police officers that they would ensure withdrawal of the false complaint filed against The New Indian Express photographer Albin Mathew,...
  • Nonbailable charge on don August 24, 2012

    The police have registered a case against six persons, including IITM Professor Maiya and five security guards of the institution, for assaulting Express photographer Albin Mathew. Both Mathew and Maiya were summoned to the Kotturpuram Police Station on Wednesday evening.After preliminary probe, a case was registered under Sec 147 (punishment...
  • 'Someone in govt read too much into army exercise' April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju has said that "someone" in the government "may have read too much" into the movement of two key army units towards Delhi in January. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he said that there are protocols that exist where somebody...
  • Army units story fables of a sick mind: Gen Singh April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Army Chief General VK Singh on Saturday hit out at the Indian Express report earlier this week that claimed that two Army units made an "unauthorised" movement towards the capital on the night of January 16. In an interview to the Hindu newspaper, the General called the report "fables...
  • Army Chief had warned of 'spook story' in March April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: That there was some talk about the midJanuary movement of two elite Army units towards the capital which had exercised Army Chief Gen V K Singh's mind is evident in an interview he had given to an English magazine in middle of March. "Even, let us say one of...
  • People throwing muck at Army, Govt: Gen Singh April 5, 2012

    Kathmandu: Army Chief General VK Singh on Thursday joined the political leadership in dismissing 'The Indian Express' story on the suspicious movement of two key Army units towards Delhi in January 2012, which reportedly "spooked" the Central Government. "This is absolutely stupid," was all that the Army Chief said in Nepal's...
  • 'The Army unit story is alarming, not alarmist' April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Army officials, Government and some editors have raised doubts on the story in The Indian Express that claimed 'suspicious' movement of Army units towards New Delhi. However, The Indian Express stood by its story. The newspaper's EditorinChief Shekhar Gupta clarified his stand while speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief...
  • The Last Word: How credible is the army units movement story? April 4, 2012

    Is the Indian Express story an attempt to damage the image of the Indian army and General V K Singh? ...
  • News 360: Is there a trust deficit between Army and govt? April 4, 2012

    The Indian Express carried a report on Wednesday saying that two Army columns marched towards the capital in January without notifying the government. ...
  • Army movement report: 'Bureaucrats trying to corner the Army' April 4, 2012

    Lieutenant General (Retd) BS Malik on Wednesday refuted the Indian Express report on 'suspicious' movement of Army troops, calling it baseless. ...
  • No rift between the govt and Army: Congress April 4, 2012

    The Prime Minister and the Defence Ministry have rubbished the report of The Indian Express on 'suspicious' movement of Army troops. ...
  • Give your readers positive reports: Kalam April 2, 2012

    BANGALORE: All the inhibitions and strangeness melted away as Indias Missileman, who rose on the wings of fire to fame and ignited millions of minds across the globe, welcomed Team Express at Raj Bhavans palatial suite for an informal chat.It was past midnight, but his very presence oozed enthusiasm and...
  • Mayawati expels Shahid Siddiqui from BSP December 14, 2009

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday expelled her Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) general secretary Shahid Siddiqui from the party. Siddiqui's exit came within hours of the publication of his interview in a national English daily where he sought to brand Mayawati as a despot. Carried on the front page...
  • Photojourno puts life at stake covering Mumbai attack December 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Even as Mumbai was under siege on the night of November 26, several mediapersons stood their ground even dodging bullets as they did their job. Indian Express photographer Vasant Prabhu was among those who covered the terror attack right after the first gunshots at the Taj hotel. As the...
  • How parties caste their votes in UP May 8, 2007

    New Delhi: The electoral battle for Uttar Pradesh this time was all about the Plus Vote. As any astute dhaba psephologist will tell you, each of the major players had its base vote (this is by now a Hindi expression), crucial for staying in the electoral race. But each party...
  • Mayawati set to get 160 seats in UP May 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) leader Mayawati has reasons to smile as the longdrawn polling in Uttar Pradesh finally comes to an end. Widely seen as the frontrunner right from the beginning, she managed to finish the race on a high note in the eastern part of the state. The...
  • UP Exit Poll: Advantage Mayawati May 1, 2007

    New Delhi: The story of the Uttar Pradesh elections has so far been the rise and rise of the BSP, which seems headed for the Gold while the two nearest contenders fight it out for the silver and bronze. The fourth contender, the Congress, gets a consolation prize from the...
  • Mulayam most preferred man for CM March 27, 2007

    New Delhi: The Mulayam Singh Yadav Government could be at risk of facing the usual antiincumbency wave in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections next month, yet the Samajwadi Party leader remains the choicest man for the post of chief minister among most UP voters. However, former UP chief minister and Bahujan...
  • Manmohan proves to be satisfactory PM August 18, 2006

    New Delhi: Over 1,800 respondents from 18 states were asked to rate the performance of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. As many as 56 per cent of the people interviewed by Centre for Study of Developing Society for CNNIBNThe Indian Express opinion poll felt that the Prime Minister performed satisfactorily over...