Ajay Thakur

Ajay Thakur is a Goa-based News Commentator and Political Consultant who writes about Goa, Konkan, Nepal and a host of other interests.

Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

Aurangzeb Naqshbandi is a senior journalist covering politics for the past 15 years.

Chandra Bindu

Chandra Bindu is a freelance writer and has been contributing to different portals and magazines of Hindi and English of the eastern Indian region.

Deepna Chauhan

Deepna Chauhan is an enthusiastic writer about environment, political and social issues impacting lives of people. She is from Shimla and likes travelling to wildlife areas to know more about how nature plays important role in sustaining humans. She has avid interest in the area of education and schooling.

Dr George Noel Fernandes

Dr. George Noel Fernandes comes with more than 24 years of experience. He has held leadership roles at premium hospitals abroad (St Mary’s Hospital, Pennsylvania; Saudi German Hospital, Dubai) and in India (Apollo Hospitals, CK Birla Hospitals, Parkway Pantai Hospitals, Medicover fertility group). He did his graduation in allopathic medicine from St. John’s Medical College. Subsequently, he did his post-graduation in Preventive and social medicine; travel medicine from Royal College of Physicians and surgeons, Scotland; Emergency Medicine and Quality in healthcare practices from Boston. He is also trained in disaster management, power-based selling from Holder International, USA and business continuity planning.

Kaswar Klasra

NewsDrum correspondent in Islamabad, Pakistan

Kaveri Gill

Professor Kaveri Gill is the former Principal of the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education, Bengaluru.

Niraj Sharma

Niraj Sharma is a senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of, and

Poonam Agarwal

Poonam Agarwal is an independent journalist, she holds 18 years of experience in investigative journalism. She started her career as a TV journalist in 2005, and is passionate about in-depth reporting. Poonam has won the Ramnath Goenka Award for Investigative Journalism, the Best Investigative Journalist at The News Television Awards and the CNN Young Journalist Award among others.

Rajesh Ahuja

Rajesh Ahuja is a journalist for over two decades and also co-founder of Pixstory, a new age social media app.

Sayantan Ghosh

The author is an independent journalist based in Kolkata and a former policy research fellow at the Delhi Assembly Research Center.

Shekhar Iyer

Shekhar Iyer is the former Senior Associate Editor of Hindustan Times and Political Editor of Deccan Herald.