Raj Shankar

Shankar Raj is a senior journalist with more than 30 years experience, mostly with The Indian Express and The New Indian Express. He was the Editor for Karnataka and Kerala editions of The New Indian Express, and former Managing Editor of the Nyusu Digital Media P Ltd. Bengaluru.

Covid halts journey of 1,400 Andhra fishermen at Karnataka border

Covid has halted the journey of 1,400 fishermen who were returning home to Andhra Pradesh from Mangaluru and Udupi districts in Karnataka.

Infosys employee detained for urging people to sneeze and spread Covid

In a shocking Facebook post, a senior software engineer working with Infosys here urged people to go out and sneeze in the public and spread Coronavirus.

Karnataka Records Second COVID-19 Death: 70-Yr-Old Woman Succumbs

Coronavirus: Woman who travelled to Makkah dies in Karnataka Bengaluru: Karnataka today recorded the second death of a Covid-19 patient who had returned from...

Karnataka CM flouts Covid rules he had set for public

Bengaluru: Flouting the tough conditions he had set for the public in the wake of Covid 19 spread and setting a bad example, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa...

Covid scare hits three major hospitals in Kerala

Two major hospitals in south Kerala are under a Covid scare flowing an accident. A patient in Kollam, who had come from Dubai and was a Covid suspect and under quarantine, ventured out without informing the authorities and met with a car accident in the wee hours of today.

Latest Posts

Modern Times

News Time Now Sunday Special By Ravi V S Long before the advent of modern cinematographic techniques involving...

Encounter Cops Are New Executioners of Justice

It comes as no surprise to a few that Vikas Dubey, the dreaded gangster, was killed in an encounter near Kanpur by...

Kerala’s Gold Smuggling- Open Chat with Senior Journalist Shankar Raj

What is Kerala's gold smuggling scam? In a major haul of gold smuggled into Kerala customs officers at...

The Sorry State Of Indian Movies

Most Indian movies (whether Telugu, Tamil, Hindi or any other language) are referred to as ‘family entertainers’ or ‘social films’, two terms which are broadly supposed to mean that all the members of the family can enjoy watching them together

India To launch Coronavirus Vaccine COVAXIN by August 15

This is as per a letter written as internal communication by ICMR to Bharat Biotech asking for fast-tracking of the indigenous vaccine with an aim to launch by August 15.