Articles by Rashme Sehgal
Jun 20, 2018
Could designated safari enclosures for tiger spotting take tourist pressure off India's wildlife parks?India’s tiger population has grown slightly thanks to conservation efforts. But numbers remain fragile. Any path moving forward will have to maintain a balance between tourism growth and protecting our wildlife.
Jun 16, 2018
One year after Doka La standoff, China still speaks language of occupation, says historian on Delhi-Beijing tiesOne year after the Doka La standoff, Professor VC Bhutani believes Chinese ascendance in the world order is here to stay.
Jun 15, 2018
Delhi's toxic air is now a perennial problem; experts say afforestation, controlling emissions key to curbing pollutionThe phenomenon of air pollution in Delhi is no longer confined to the winter months, but is a reality that people have to face round the year.
Jun 11, 2018
Ex-EC chiefs, poll experts back 'foolproof' EVMs, say return to paper ballots 'like going back to bullock cart'Former chief election commissioners highlighted how EVMs were the better option and ballot papers would give way for malpractices.
Jun 05, 2018
Shimla water crisis: Residents brace themselves for a dry spell and tepid tourism seasonEven though the water situation was extreme, the mayor of Shimla, Kusum Sadret chose to go on a fortnight's junket to China during this very period.
May 30, 2018
R Rajaraman interview: Professor of theoretical physics on N Korea's missiles and peace on Korean PeninsulaR Rajaraman, emeritus professor of theoretical physics at the School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and co-chairman of the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM) has just returned from South Korea. Rajaraman had been invited in capacity as IPFM co-chairman to participate in the attempts being made by United States and South Korea to 'denuclearise' North Korea.
May 27, 2018
'Yogi Adityanath has not kept promises': RLD fights for survival in Kairana bypolls as combined Opposition takes on BJPFor the RLD, it is a battle for survival. The need to regain their support among Jat voters who deserted them en masse in 2014.
May 25, 2018
Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project: New power facility may become another flashpoint in India-Pakistan tiesThe Indus Water Treaty gives Pakistan control over the waters of the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum and Pakistan’s stand was that building of KHEP would involve changing the course of the Kishanganga thereby affecting its flow.
May 15, 2018
Can Pakistan's nuclear weapons fall into hands of terrorists? Security experts are dividedGiven that Pakistan is believed to have the fifth-largest nuclear arsenal in the world, the question is just how secure their nuclear assets are.
May 10, 2018
Red Fort 'adopted' by Dalmia group: Corporate role in restoring heritage monuments needs greater scrutinyThe idea of outsourcing the maintenance of heritage monuments to private companies is not new, but it has to be executed with greater sophistication.