Articles by Rashme Sehgal
Nov 16, 2017
In Rajasthan, requirement of labour cards, Aadhaar numbers impedes access to government schemesAfter the Vasundhara Raje government came to power in Rajasthan, labour cards became a pre-requisite to access rations under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Nov 11, 2017
Delhi pollution: Strong implementation and regulatory measures are required to end the calamityWith little action on the ground, air pollution levels will continue to rise dramatically with a concurrent increase in pollution deaths in Delhi.
Nov 08, 2017
Demonetisation anniversary: Reeling handicraft, artefact sectors struggling to recover, GST adds to woesThe story is the same of toy makers and those who make decorative items from papier mache and wood, paintings including Madhubani paintings.
Nov 04, 2017
Himachal Pradesh polls: Virbhadra Singh leads Congress from the front but BJP's PK Dhumal is no noviceCongress leader Kuldeep Singh Rathore admitted that a great deal more needs to be done to develop the state.
Oct 30, 2017
India is facing a growing mental health problem, comprehensive road map the need of the hourIndia is facing an unprecedented crisis in mental health. This can be reflected from the fact that we are reporting the largest number of adolescent suicide deaths in the world.
Oct 25, 2017
India's growing air pollution problem: Why legal intervention alone is the only way for a solution nowIndia has seen the highest increase in air pollution levels in the world during the last decade.
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Oct 11, 2017
Half-hearted ban on sale of crackers won't help: India needs sustained efforts to tackle air pollutionThe SC verdict banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi/NCR is not only difficult to implement but also strange since it has not prohibited the bursting of firecrackers
Oct 07, 2017
'Sonia Gandhi has a deep contempt for Indians': Roxna Swamy tells all, in book on husband Subramanian SwamyRoxna Swamy, wife of economist-turned-politician Subramanian Swamy, has written a fascinating book on her life with him, titled Evolving with Subramanian Swamy: A Roller Coaster Ride
Sep 27, 2017
Mahmood Farooqui acquitted of rape: India urgently needs a Sex Offenders Registry to curb crimes against womenUnion minister Maneka Gandhi pointed out that the listing of names of sexual offenders and placing it in the public domain would definitely act as a deterrent.