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Deepak Parvatiyar

Deepak Parvatiyar is a senior journalist with over 30 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Editor of Global Bihari. He has worked in leadership positions in prestigious newspapers such as Sahara Time where he was an Assistant Editor and Chief of the National News Bureau, The Free Press Journal as Acting Chief Reporter, and as Incharge of the Bureau of India’s one of the largest newspapers, Eenadu (Telugu language) and its English version Newstime in the state of Gujarat. He also set up the bureau and headed the ETV television news channel in Gujarat and was also the Content Editor of the Institute of Customer Relationship Management in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). He is also the Media Advisor and Programme Director of the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations, which enjoys Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations. He is also a media advisor of the We Care Film Festival on Disability issues, which was co-founded by UNESCO and the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan along with a New Delhi-based NGO, Brotherhood. He is also a member of the prestigious World Water Council, the world’s supreme body of Water. Besides, he is the Chief Media Advisor of Isha Creative Vision Private Limited, New Delhi. His writings have appeared in many important newspapers, magazines, journals and news portals across the globe.


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G Krishna Mohan Rao

 G Krishna Mohan Rao is a senior journalist and Political Editor at the New Delhi bureau of Global Bihari. He has more than 30 years of journalistic experience in the capital. Based in New Delhi, he worked for various Telugu language newspapers from Andhra Pradesh. For the last 25 years, he has been reporting on the Indian Parliament and Parliament sessions, as well as national politics.

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P Shivanand

P Shivanand is an acclaimed Management Guru and an expert in Experiential Learning. He uses adventure as a platform for assimilation and sustained development. An alumnus of the Scindia School, Gwalior, he did his BBA from the Banaras Hindu University and MBA from the prestigious XLRI, Jamshedpur. Mentoring people on self-development, presentation skills, and self-motivation are his core competencies. 

His main interests are:

  • Long-distance self-driving – He has driven 120,000 km in India. The only places he has yet to travel to are J&K,  Leh Ladakh and the States of North East.
  • Photography – Wildlife, nature, landscapes.
  • Writing and publishing photo features – His articles are regularly published in Global Bihari.

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Pranav Sahi

Pranav Sahi is a filmmaker and television producer from Bihar and an Advisor of Global Bihari. He has produced highly acclaimed Documentary Films and Serials in the past 25 years. He also runs his TV News Agency ‘PMP TV News and Features which is recognized by Doordarshan and the State Government.

He belongs to the erstwhile princely state of Hathwa in North Bihar and his family businesses include real estate and hospitality, besides his personal interests in the Media Industry. He is also a former member of the Central Board of Film Certification (Delhi Panel), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, and is president of Doordarshan News Stringers Association, Bihar.

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Sudeep RP Sonawane

Sudeep R P Sonawane is a senior journalist and a Consulting Editor of Global Bihari. He has worked in newspapers of five countries in Asia and the Middle East and also Qatar’s government news agency.  He writes on energy, economy, environment, cricket, culture and technology.

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Nishalika Srivastava

Nishalika Srivastava is a Consulting Editor of Global Bihari. She is a senior web journalist with more than ten years of experience in writing and editing on an array of topics, such as tech, travel, education, and many more. She has contributed to online content development while working with reputed companies, including Times Travel (Times of India). She is a post-graduate from the prestigious Hindu College of the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

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Amit Srivastava

Amit Srivastava is a Consulting Editor and features writer of Global Bihari. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Science College, Patna and an MBA from Wright State University – A public research university in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

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Vijay S. Jodha

Vijay S. Jodha is a Consulting Editor of Global Bihari. Earlier his work was also profiled here. He is a writer, photographer and filmmaker based in Gurgaon. His work has appeared in publications worldwide, and films broadcast on 75 channels in 195 countries including on BBC, CNN and Discovery. He has produced five books and his projects have received over 80 honours in 24 countries including 19 best film/director awards; grants from institutions like Sundance, Eurovision, Swiss Development Agency, The Ford Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Two of his books and four films are in the U.S. Library of Congress, and two photo projects listed in Limca Book of Records. In 2018 he had the honour of presenting a film and addressing delegates from 193 countries at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

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Vinod Raghavan

Vinod Raghavan is a Consulting Editor of Global Bihari. He was the News Coordinator of Press Trust of India (PTI) Western Region. In a career spanning over 30 years, he reported on many important and historical events. He also covered the terrorist attack led by Ajmal Kasab in Mumbai. He covered Mumbai’s Communal frenzy after Babri demolition in 1992 as a Reporter with Free Press Journal. He also exposed the blood donors’ racket in Mumbai in the late 80s’.

From 2010 to 2015 he worked with Oman Tribune in Muscat and was editing students’ magazine CAMPUS. Since then he has been handling digital media.

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Gyanendra Rawat

ज्ञानेन्द्र रावत: लगभग चार दशकों से अधिक पत्रकारीय कर्म का दायित्व निभाने वाले ज्ञानेन्द्र रावत छात्र जीवन से ही समाजवादी युवजन सभा से जुडे़ रहे हैं। आपने पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री चौधरी चरण द्वारा स्थापित किसान ट्रस्ट के तत्वाधान में प्रकाशित असली भारत साप्ताहिक व विचार प्रधान मासिक पत्रिका का वर्षों संपादन किया है व चौधरी चरण सिंह लिखित पुस्तकों का संपादन भी किया है। अभी तक ज्ञानेन्द्र रावत की पर्यावरण, ग्राम्य विकास, पत्रकारिता, संचार माध्यमों और महिला विषयक आदि मुद्दों पर लगभग 18 पुस्तकें प्रकाशित हो चुकी हैं और देश के प्रतिष्ठित समाचार पत्रों में अभी तक हजारों लेख प्रकाशित हो चुके हैं। बीते ढाई दशकों से पर्यावरण संरक्षण के क्षेत्र में कार्यरत हैं।


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Ramesh Chand Sharma

रमेश चंद शर्मा: प्राथमिक शिक्षा गांव में, उसके बाद का शिक्षण दिल्ली में।विद्यार्थी काल से ही सामाजिक, सांस्कृतिक, खेल के कार्यक्रमों से जुड़ाव, भागीदारी। विद्यालय संसद में गृहमंत्री के रुप में सक्रिय भूमिका। छात्र-युवा आंदोलन, छात्र संसद, अंग्रेजी हटाओ आंदोलन, गौरक्षा आंदोलन में भागीदारी।

महाविद्यालय में पढ़ते समय गांधी अध्ययन केन्द्र के अध्यक्ष, ‘आत्मादर्पण’ एवं ‘युवा कल्याण’ पत्रिका के संपादक, राष्ट्रीय सेवा योजना, एन सी सी में सक्रिय। बिहार, आंध्र प्रदेश, दिल्ली, उत्तराखंड, उड़ीसा, गुजरात, आदि में प्राकृतिक आपदा के समय राहत, सेवा, रचना, निर्माण कार्य। गांधी विचार, मानवाधिकार, लोकतांत्रिक मूल्य, अध्यात्म निष्ठ, सौह्रार्द, सद्भावना, साझा संस्कृति, समाज निर्माण, एकता, जन शक्ति, सामाजिक बदलाव आदि संगठन, समूह, संस्थाओं से संपर्क, संवाद। युवाओं, बालकों, गांवों के मध्य विशेष कार्य।

विदेश भ्रमण: बंगला देश, पाकिस्तान, नेपाल, श्री लंका, भूटान, थाईलैंड, जर्मनी, डेनमार्क, कनाडा, मैक्सिको, अमरीका।

लेखन:  जाग उठी तरुणाई, जमना खड़ी बाजार में, मांगे सबसे खैर, सरहद पार की खुशबू, आओ मिलकर गाएं, क्रांति गीत संग्रह, जम्मू-कश्मीर : अरुणोदय जरूर होगा, जम्मू-कश्मीर: उम्मीद की किरण, राष्ट्रीय युवा रचनात्मक कार्यकर्त्ता सम्मेलन, युवा गांधीजन मिलन, साईकिल यात्रा, तिब्बत समर्थन यात्रा, अमरीका भ्रमण, राष्ट्रीय गांधी स्मृति यात्रा, मैं जंगली हूं, अपना स्वास्थ्य अपने हाथ, बा बापू 150, ‘येच्चेत्ता तरुणया’ (जाग उठी तरुणाई का कन्नड़ अनुवाद), बा बापू 150 यात्रा आदि।

बाबा विनोबा, लोकनायक जयप्रकाश नारायण के नेतृत्व में काम करते हुए अनेक प्रमुख गांधी के मानने वालों के साथ कार्य करने का सौभाग्य मिला। गांधी शांति प्रतिष्ठान के कार्यकर्त्ता, राजघाट अहिंसा विद्यालय के मुख्य कार्यकर्त्ता, गांधी शांति प्रतिष्ठान के युवा विभाग के निदेशक एवं तत्व प्रचार केन्द्र के राष्ट्रीय समन्वयक के रुप में पांच दशक तक काम करने का अवसर मिला।


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Shankar Raj

Shankar Raj is a senior journalist and former editor of The New Indian Express, Karnataka. He is a columnist for various newspapers and websites.

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Nava Thakuria

Nava Thakuria is a senior journalist who has been practising journalism for more than three decades. His focus area remains northeast India and its surrounding countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet (under China), Myanmar and Bangladesh. He is also a keen observer of media issues and works for the legitimate rights of working journalists. He is also the first South Asia representative of the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign, which gave him an award last year for his services in the field of journalism and for the cause of journalists.

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Satinder Bains

Satinder Bains is a senior journalist covering Punjab Politics for the last three decades. He was till recently working as Assistant Editor of Sunday Guardian. He also worked in leading newspapers including Indian Express.

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Rameez Makhdoomi

Rameez Makhdoomi is a senior journalist based in Srinagar. He has worked with Mirror of Kashmir as well as Insight Kashmir and is also a prominent TV debater. He has done his MA in Linguistics and Language. He got a World Media Fellowship in Istanbul, Turkey in the year 2017.

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Nandini Bhushan

Nandini Bhushan is a well-known Indian food blogger. She has also worked as a reporter in Hindustan Times. She also writes travelogues about places of historical importance in Bihar.

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Debi Mohanty

Debi Mohanty has always been on the move, reporting from the ground for over the last two decades. He has reported on politics, society, cricket and issues of the common man. His forte is disaster reporting and presenting human interest stories. Debi has written for the dailies, Orissapost, Lokmat Times, weekly Sahara Time and digital platforms including, Firstpost, Governance Now and Federal.

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Dr Satish Kumar Gupta

Dr Satish Kumar Gupta, MBBS, MD, FICP, CFM (France), is an acclaimed medical professional, a prolific writer and an innovative thinker.

Besides being a columnist on health topics for Global Bihari, he has also authored the book ‘Journey of Covid in India‘, which received accolades from the United Nations.


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Dr Indira Khurana

Dr Indira Khurana, PhD. has been working on water and natural resources for more than two decades and writes on these issues for Global Bihari. She is also chair of the Himalayan River Basin Council – a civil society initiative spread over 22 states of India.

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Dr Vandana Mathur

Dr Vandana Mathur is a PhD. in Nutrition and a certified Parenting Coach. She writes about everyday life experiences, health, nutrition, parenting and more…

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Prashant Sinha

Prashant Sinha is a political and social commentator and an expert on Bihar. He is an alumnus of the prestigious BN College of Patna University, Patna.

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Kaushal Kishore

Kaushal Kishore is an author, social activist and columnist. His first book, The Holy Ganga (Published by Rupa), appeared in 2008. In addition to poems and satire, his pieces as Satchidananda can be traced back to 1998 in Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran and the quarterly Divine Message

Athar Haque

Athar Haque is Co-Founder of  Global Bihari news portal and provides all technical support. He is also Co-Founder and President of eHealth-Care Foundation and Director – eHCF School of Medical Informatics, India. He is an entrepreneur and has been equally engaged in both business and social space. He has been running his information technology firm M/s. eHealth-Care, since early 2000 and has been dividing his time across Business, research and development fields. He was also a consultant to LN Mishra College of Business Management, Muzaffarpur; Advisor to Bihar Institute of Economic Studies (BIES), Patna, Technical Consultant to National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), New Delhi & Noida, He is a Web Consultant with Drishtee and Visiting Faculty to the NRAI School of Mass Communication, New Delhi.

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Venkatesh Raghavan

Venkatesh Raghavan was a senior journalist and Consulting Editor of Global Bihari since its launch and till his very last.  Unfortunately, he died after a brief illness in Mumbai on February 20, 2024.

Venkatesh’s satirical weekly column Sunday Snippets was quite popular among the readers. He covered a variety of beats in his reporting career, including shipping, infrastructure,  SEBI, aviation, Civic Hall besides providing extensive coverage of the Mumbai crime scape.

Venkatesh Raghavan also penned regular monthly contributions to Technocrat and TV video world, both Sterling group publications, on future technologies and glossary of electronic keywords, under the pen name V Prasanna.

His latest venture before joining as consulting editor was a two-year stint in a specialized textile periodical by the name Textile Excellence as deputy editor. He was also the author of the book ‘Operation Drug Mafia’ marketed by Times Group, ‘Crime Novel’ and ‘Those 9 Days’.

May he rest in peace. His contribution to the Global Bihari news portal will always be acknowledged gratefully.



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