Nalin Verma

is journalist, author and teacher. He is also Patron of eNewsroom India. The senior journalist loves writing on the rural India's folklore and on Indian politics. He has co-authered Gopalganj to Raisina Road with Lalu Prasad Yadav and The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar

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Nitish loses will to act in crisis situation

“Why has Chief Minister Nitish Kumar become inactive when he is supposed to be super active with the Covid-19 playing havoc in Bihar?” This is the paramount question occupying the mind of those who have watched...

Bihar DGP: A Mystic in Uniform

It was a hot summer evening in 1983. The sun had faded out but there was no relief. The table fans creaked and blew hot air; our rooms at the PG Hostel Ranighat had turned...

NRC And ‘This Earth of Mankind’

A poor Muslim barber, Subedar Mia, from the non-descript Daraili Mathia village in Bihar’s Saran district worked for a living on the streets of Dhaka ahead of the partition of India in 1947. Subedar unknowingly...

Open Letter to My Muslim Friends– “Do not build mosque on the 5 acres land”

My dear Muslim friends, Honour the Supreme Court’s verdict on Ayodhya. Let the Ram temple come up at the place where the Babri mosque stood till 1992 but don’t accept the five acres of land to...

Rana Preet Gill: A Compulsive Writer and Obsessive Reader

The tale of a rabies infected she dog turned this veterinarian into a writer. Surprised! Read on: Rana Preet Gill, a doctor at Government Veterinary Hospital, Hoshiyarpur, Punjab, had hardly thought of becoming a writer till she...

End of Dialogue and Atmosphere of Disconnection in the rural life of ‘New India’

Bambhola came to me, an android phone in hands, to say that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart, Imran Khan stayed in a room for nine hours at Brishkek. Quoting a news...

Martyrdom drowned in cacophony of vote seekers in Patna

Patna airport got two ‘guests’ landing in the gap of a couple of hours today. The first to land was the body of the CRPF inspector, Pintu Kumar Singh who attained martyrdom fighting against militants at...

In Defence of Nitish Kumar

“The ABVP-RSS activists gave me literatures on Deen Dayal Upadhyay to read and think of joining their ideology. But the more I read those literatures, the more I got disconnected to that ideology”, Nitish Kumar...

When Indira mistook ‘haath’ as ‘haathi’, but Narasimha Rao’s reference of ‘Panja’ gave Congress its symbol

“Unsure of which symbol to pick, Singh (Buta) booked a call to seek Indira’s approval. The line was, probably, not clear or, perhaps, Singh’s accent was thick but Indira kept hearing haathi or elephant instead...

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