Articles by Rashme Sehgal
Jun 01, 2019
Heatwave hits over half of India, with 15 cities among world's hottest; Pune sizzles at highest temp in 50 yearsBengaluru, where summer temperatures rarely crossed 26 degrees, is presently seeing temperatures hovering at around 40 degrees as are other regions in central Karnataka
May 22, 2019
'Priyanka has a nose for detail, and Rahul is great with strategy': A look into relationship of India's best-known dynasts as Lok Sabha election voting endsWhen Rahul had decided to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, many believed that the wrong Gandhi sibling had joined politics. Priyanka, it was widely held, was more suited for the role
May 14, 2019
Lok Sabha election: In Himachal Pradesh, dynasts gear up to capture Hamirpur, Mandi with eye on tenure in DelhiPrem Singh Dhumal’s loss sent out a strong warning signal to Anurag Thakur and the public here believe that it was only during the last two years that Anurag had begun devoting time to his constituency.
May 10, 2019
I was Captain of INS Viraat in 1987 when Rajiv, Sonia, Rahul went to Lakshadweep, there were no foreigners on board, says Vinod PasrichaVice Admiral (retired) Vinod Pasricha, who was the captain of INS Viraat in December 1987, categorically denied that former prime minister and late Rajiv Gandhi had used this warship as his 'personal taxi' to enjoy a vacation in the island of Lakshadweep as alleged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
May 08, 2019
UPA 3 will be a reality after 23 May, says Sachin Pilot: BJP's national issue poll plank a misplaced perception, says Rajasthan deputy CMLok Sabha election 2019: Rajasthan Congress president and deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot, who has been travelling across the state, expressed confidence that Congress will do well at the hustings.
May 02, 2019
Independent candidates from Varanasi accuse EC of bias towards Narendra Modi after poll panel axes nominations on flimsy groundsThe candidates contesting from Varanasi against Narendra Modi have just a little over two weeks to campaign. They all admit that defeating the prime minister is going to prove difficult, but they hope people will take cognisance of their issues.
Apr 29, 2019
Are the armed forces becoming politicised with nationalism and security being cornerstone of 2019 election?The 2019 Lok Sabha election has been the most vituperative the country has witnessed with nationalism and security issues forming its cornerstone
Apr 20, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Congress plays coy as Varanasi prepares for Priyanka Gandhi versus Narendra Modi battlePriyanka, not one to reveal anything in advance, is keeping her cards close to her chest. So is her brother, Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The siblings certainly believe in keeping suspense alive. Their brief hints on just how important this constituency is for the Congress have kept political watchers on their toes.
Apr 15, 2019
In Narendra Modi's constituency of Varanasi, demolition of 250-year-old buildings for religious corridor creates resentmentMany Varanasi residents are concerned about the way around 300 buildings in the heart of the city were demolished to construct the Sri Kashi Vishwanath Corridor.
Apr 10, 2019
Jats in western UP remain divided even as Ajit Singh, gathbandhan express confidence on turning tide against ModiJats in western Uttar Pradesh, whose voting preference usually set the trend in the state, and who had voted in favour of Narendra Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, remain undecided a day before phase-I of polling begins for the Lok Sabha Election 2019