N D Sharma

is a senior journalist, and Patron of eNewsroom India.

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The day Jawaharlal Nehru died

During my Varanasi days a class mate, Bajrang Dev Dwivedi, had some work in Allahabad and he asked me to accompany him. We took the night (metre gauge) train reaching Allahabad in the morning. Put...

How MP’s Chouhan sailed through spot where Gujarat’s Chudasma sank

The petition, which resulted in Gujarat minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasma’s election to the Assembly being declared null and void, had allegations similar to those levelled against Shivraj Singh Chouhan in 2005 --- misuse of government machinery...

Chouhan constitutes a notional cabinet under pressure

Two-sided pressure seemed to have forced Shivraj Singh Chouhan to constitute a five-member cabinet on Tuesday, almost a month after he was sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Three members of the cabinet...

Madhya Pradesh now has an extra-constitutional body to aid and advise Chouhan

BJP has not been able to constitute a Council of Ministers in Madhya Pradesh to help Shivraj Singh Chouhan who has been Chief Minister since March 23, nor has it been able to approve of...

Is Chouhan Feeling More Comfortable Without Another Minister?

Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh in the night of March 23. He has not so far formed his Council of Ministers; not even appointed Health Minister in spite...

Modi cares, for ‘Funds’ only

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a penchant for exploring new avenues for collecting money from public. The latest is the surreptitious creation, on March 28, of ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations...

How coronavirus affected Madhya Pradesh Politics

Coronavirus has affected politics in Madhya Pradesh in a peculiar way. With Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia having defected to BJP and 22 Scindia loyalist MLAs in BJP’s ‘custody’ in a Bengaluru hotel, Congress tried to...

Euphoria turns into confusion among Scindia supporters

MLAs were reportedly under the impression that the exercise was merely to put pressure on the Congress leadership to suitably ‘accommodate’ Jyotiraditya Scindia and give him a greater say in the working of the Madhya Pradesh government

Scindia quits Congress, may get cabinet post at the Centre; future of his followers uncertain

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s resignation from the Congress did not come as a surprise. The surprise is that it came so late. What happens next is not clear yet. All that one can say is that Scindia...

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Milind Soman- Journey of a super model to an author

Kolkata: Top model. Actor. Fitness champion. From becoming the Iron Man to helming Pinkathon, Milind Soman has traversed diverse paths with equal ease. For...

Whether it is blood or colour it is yet to be determined- Dilip Ghosh on Aishe’s bleeding head

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NGOs scam Skill India project of National Urban Livelihood Mission in Jharkhand, produce fake placement certificates

Ranchi: Scams are no longer limited to banks and business tycoons in India. Government schemes in small towns too have the potential of attracting...