News website from Central India-Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
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Free, Fair, Fearless. Hard news website from India, Focus on ground reports--real issues, voices that go unheard. is an online English news multimedia platform that provides news with a special focus on Central India viz. Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha.

Madhya Pradesh is home to 80 million people. We cover CG and Vidarbha too. Together, this region has a population of nearly 15 crore or 150 million (2016 estimate). There was no dedicated online English news service from the region. 

Central India remains a neglected region as far as news coverage is concerned. Apart from high-impact stories, reports from ground and breaking news, takes stories from Madhya Pradesh, primarily a Hindi-speaking state, Chhattisgarh, the tribal dominated state & Vidarbha, to national level. is run by a team of journalists with long experience in print and other forms of journalism. 


Editorial Advisor

Abhijit Sathe 


Editorial advisor Abhijit Sathe has been a journalist for more than two decades.

He has been associated with Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Asian Age, Free Press Journal and Mumbai Mirror in the past. 




Sravani Sarkar           


Journalist for three decades, Sravani Sarkar has worked with Lokmat Times, Indian Express, Hindustan Times, The Week and has covered politics, administration, society, health apart from science & technology, heritage and archaeology. 


Founder, Editor

Shams Ur Rehman Alavi

Journalist for more than 20 years. Had started his career with National Mail in the nineties.

Worked as Special Correspondent with Hindustan Times, as an Assistant Editor with DB Post, later Contributing Editor with The Huffington Post, writes for First Post, The Wire, Newsd & several other major publications. 


Chief Political Correspondent

Zafar Alam Khan is a senior journalist with over two decade long experience in journalism.

In the past, he has been associated with several national and state level English newspapers. He had started his career with National Mail and later worked with The Pioneer.


Special Correspondent

Neelesh Chaudhari

Special correspondent Neelesh Chaudhari has worked with leading English newspapers. He was associated with Hindustan Times till recently.

Neelesh is based in Jabalpur, one of the three biggest cities of Madhya Pradesh. Jabalpur is not only a historic city but also has major institutions. The Madhya Pradesh High Court is based in this city. 




Roving Correspondent

Imran Khan

Our roving correspondent Imran Khan hails from Datia. He has been associated with Nai Dunia, the prominent Hindi newspaper from the region.

He is mostly on wheels, criss-crossing the state but keeping an eye on events.



Senior Correspondent

Mukesh Pandey

An investigative journalist, he covers Western Madhya Pradesh. Mukesh has worked with several media houses in the past. 



Senior Correspondent

Ranjeet Gupta 

Covers Gwalior-Chambal region. He has had a long stint in journalism and worked with major dailies including Dainik Bhaskar. 



Senior Correspondent

Sayeed Nadan 

Journalist for nearly 25 years, Sayeed Nadan has covered the region extensively. His degree in law is an added advantage for the organisation. 




Senior Correspondent

Jaffer Multani

Known for his investigative reporting, Jaffer Multani has covered Malwa, especially, Shajapur and Agar Malwa for a long time. 

He has an expertise in rural reporting, crime as well as social issues. 






Senior Correspondent

Subhash Kumar Jain

One of the most experienced journalists of Northern MP, Subhash Kumar Jain has reported about bandits and crime from Chambal region and has covered politics, administration, health et al.



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