By Alok Verma The biggest gainer seems to have emerged after the by poll results in #UP is #BehenMayawati. Her stature as a wily politician has further gone up a few notches above. #SamajwadiParty has started to appear a little nebulous in strength as compared to the #BahujanSamajwadiParty. This was quite apparent when Bhatija #AkhileshYadav, […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma Finally, the young Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has walked out of the shadows of his father and Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. It took long for Akhilesh to build his own political base, party supporters but he gathered enough ammunition to launch an assault on his own father’s kingdom surrounded […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

At many news organizations, “social media” has become an euphemism for citizen journalism.  something of a catch-all, a not especially descriptive term for highly differentiated functions. Editors think about social sharing as they’re assigning stories; writers use social channels to find sources and confirm leads; designers incorporate social media buttons and widgets into site redesigns; […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma In the last a few years very well planned agendas have been thrust on the country which led Arvind Kejriwal to occupy the chair of Delhi CM and Narendra Modi as Prime Minister. However, we may like or dislike both they have got their own diehard friends and foes. Ever since, the […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma The year 2016 will probably see more and more initiatives coming from bigger media houses for VR (virtual realty) journalism, especially as the technology becomes more affordable. Virtual reality journalism is still so new that it’s not yet clear what would works and what wouldn’t on a broad scale. The medium is […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma Sometimes I feel disgusted and sometimes ashamed by the attitude or behaviour of our insensitive Parliamentarians. While the the entire Opposition bench led by the Congress party continues to disrupt‪#‎Parliament‬ in the ‪#‎NationalHerald‬ mess to protect the stature of‪#‎SonialGandhi‬ and ‪#‎RahulGandhi‬ from appearing in the Delhi Court and the ruling NDA is […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma I recently travelled to some districts in north Bihar. This was my first ever visit so was the experience. While being in the cities I really felt sorry for citizens living in the crumbled civic infrastructure. Absolutely poorly maintained main roads and many arterial roads connecting localities were literally submerged with overflowing […]

Read More →
Uncategorized

By Alok Verma Finally, the NSA level talks called off. It is not surprising. Even the two countries perhaps knew it well from the word go knowing their respective positions. with the call off hopefully some sanity may also return into the political discourse which had vitiated the atmosphere so much that it almost looked like […]

Read More →
Uncategorized