Articles by Rashme Sehgal
Nov 15, 2018
Narendra Modi's rule has been bad for India, says Shashi Tharoor; personality cult 'Moditva' scores over Hindutva'Paradoxical Prime Minister' is meant to be a substantive and substantiated takedown of four years of Modi rule and everything that has happened in that time, says author Shashi Tharoor.
Nov 10, 2018
'There are no non-smokers in India,' says doctor who installed artificial lungs in Delhi to create awareness on air pollutionTo cut air pollution, people in India first need to acknowledge, accept and realise that air pollution is going to kill them, says Dr Arvind Kumar who was part of the team which installed a pair of giant lungs outside Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi
Nov 08, 2018
Private vehicles will have to be restricted if Delhi NCR air quality reaches emergency levels, warns EPCA chief Dr Bhure LalDr Bhure Lal, chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA for the NCR of Delhi, has been entrusted with the challenging responsibility of reducing pollution levels.
Oct 29, 2018
Dearth of coping mechanisms for mental health issues in India adds to growing spectre of violence, say expertsThe latest National Mental Health Survey from 2015-16 emphasised that an estimated 150 million people across India need mental health care interventions.
Oct 22, 2018
India lost one of its best environmentalists with Professor GD Agrawal's death, but other sadhus vow to keep up Ganga movementSwami Sanand (Professor GD Agrawal) died at AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 11 October after a 111-day-long fast demanding that the Ganga be cleaned up and hydroprojects on rivers be stopped to ensure their uninterrupted flow.
Oct 12, 2018
Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Official inquiry raises red flag, says proper maintenance procedures were not followedOn 9 October, a massive explosion at the Bhilai steel plant left twelve workers dead. Thirteen other people sustained 80 percent burn injuries.
Oct 01, 2018
Vivek Tiwari murder: CCTV footage nails Prashant Chaudhary's lie; ex-IPS officers deplore police's 'trigger-happy' approachRecently-released CCTV footage has exposed the lie of Prashant Chaudhary, who claimed that he had fired at Apple executive Vivek Tiwari’s car in self-defence.
Sep 29, 2018
Ex-RAW chief AS Dulat says muscular policy cannot be long-term solution to conflict in Jammu and KashmirFormer RAW chief AS Dulat spoke about the conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and the possibility of peace with Pakistan.
Sep 25, 2018
PMJAY scheme has impressive list of benefits, but 'flawed model', lack of funds have medical experts scepticalAccording to an expert from TISS, the low 2018-19 budget for PMJAY was the fundamental flaw with the health insurance scheme under Ayushman Bharat.
Sep 20, 2018
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat backs removal of articles 370A and 35A from Constitution; 'playing with fire', warns NCBhagwat even went a step further: Asserting that it is for the government to decide whether it wants the state to be divided into three parts: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.