Articles by Pallavi Rebbapragada
Apr 23, 2017
The Taj Mahal by moonlight is magic; but ASI isn't encouraging you to experience itthe Archaeological Survey of India would rather have you experience the Taj Mahal along with a thousand others in dusty-hot Agra where temperatures touch 40 degrees in summer
Apr 23, 2017
MCD Election 2017: Delhi's civic body is negligent of its responsibility towards heritage structuresHalf a dozen heritage sites in Delhi have been vandalised or have eventually disappeared due to neglect. The responsibility of the municipal authorities towards heritage at various stages is evident, however, the issue is whether the MCD acknowledges this.
Apr 22, 2017
MCD Elections 2017: What Delhi looks like from the sky-high headquarters of its Civic CentreThe MCD Civic Centre, Delhi's tallest building that watches over it from Minto Road, is 'ground zero' for the 2017 MCD Elections
Apr 22, 2017
MCD Election 2017: Civic poll a referendum on AAP’s performance in Delhi, says Manish SisodiaDeputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in a tête-à-tête with Firstpost's Pallavi Rebbapragada explains where the BJP disappointed voters and why people should vote for the Aam Aadmi Party in the upcoming civic poll in the National Capital.
Apr 15, 2017
Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicle Act: Will Delhi's killer roads now spare innocent lives?Seat belt use rates for front seat car passengers increased from a nominal 12 percent in 2001 to over 70 percent as soon as the mandatory belt use law was enforced.
Apr 08, 2017
Delhi has 70,000 children addicted to drugs on its streets: How will they be rescued?In Delhi, 70,000 childhoods are being lost to cheap poison every day
Apr 07, 2017
Global Natural Resources Conclave: Mapping India’s path to sustainable development with self-implementing policiesIndia need to focus on recovering, refurbishing, recycling and reusing resources in a circular manner to have a sustainably lower carbon footprint.
Apr 06, 2017
Global Natural Resources Conclave Day 1: Make in India won't succeed if we don't have makers in India, says Rajiv Pratap RudyBy leveraging economic resources with human capital for a high rate of growth, India's mission to skill 400 million by 2022 is taking shape
Mar 22, 2017
MCD Elections 2017: To win, BJP's Manoj Tiwari will need to break the curse of diaspora politicsBJP's Manoj Tiwari needs to either uplift Delhi's migrants economically or take pains to conserve their culture; empty populism may not be the smartest move
Mar 21, 2017
Yogi Adityanath is new UP CM: A peek into the Hindu hardliner's belief systemYogi Adityanath, the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is a man of many layers whose eccentric personality has made him a subject of intrigue.