Articles by Rashme Sehgal
Mar 22, 2018
World Water Day 2018: UNESCO report confirms trouble for India; major water crisis predicted by 2050UNESCO's report ahead of World Water Day should serve as a wake-up call for every Indian. It highlights how India is staring at a deepening water crisis.
Mar 21, 2018
Anti-human trafficking bill: Centre's move to assign understaffed NIA as nodal agency is counter-productiveCan an understaffed organisation like NIA, which is already tackling the gigantic problem of terrorism, be in a position to take on human trafficking cases?
Mar 08, 2018
In Andhra Pradesh, residential schools emerge as a boon for daughters of sex workers fearing abuseDaughters of numerous sex workers in Andhra Pradesh are escaping abusive surroundings by enrolling themselves in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas.
Mar 07, 2018
Tripura Election results 2018: Women played key role in scripting BJP victory, CPM's ousterWomen voters contributed in a large way to help the BJP get around 43 percent of the vote share in Tripura from getting 1.3 percent in the 2013 election.
Feb 22, 2018
Govt does not want Air India to shut down the way Kingfisher Airlines did, says Ashok Gajapathi RajuAir India is a good airline, but its finances are bad
Feb 19, 2018
'We have busted the myth of BJP being an election-winning machine', says Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin PilotSachin Pilot told Firstpost that he is pleased with the Congress's victories in Rajasthan. Pilot believes his state has seen through the communal politics of the BJP.
Feb 17, 2018
India should present a comprehensive plan to tackle climate change, says special adviser to UN chiefIndia – and all of the world – needs to shift from fossil fuels (coal, oil, and gas) to low-carbon energy, such as wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, and nuclear energy.
Jan 31, 2018
2G scam interview: Manmohan Singh betrayed me, shed tears of regret on my acquittal, says A RajaRaja agreed to a full interview, the excerpts of which are reproduced here.
Jan 27, 2018
Modi government pushes for alternative fuels, electric vehicles in bid to curb air pollutionThe Modi government is making a big push to promote alternative fuels. Showing that it means business, it has prepared a detailed blueprint to spur investments.
Jan 20, 2018
Haryana registers highest number of gangrapes: Skewed sex ratio, access to porn behind sexual assaults, say expertsThe alarming rise of rape cases in 2018 in Haryana shows a society imploding from its very roots. Take the statistics.