REETA SINGH

images Reeta Singh is a senior journalist with over 30 years’ of experience in print and electronic media. She is also a social activist, working on gender issues for an NGO – ‘Mass Education and Development in Asia’. She is a co-founder of ‘Parliamentarian’

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Distress of bumper harvests

Farm-fresh potatoes, tomatoes, brinjals and onions, piled up on roadsides. At a haat, the colourful veggies would be a consumer’s delight. But in th...

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Whose Rating Is It Anyway

Managing perception and manufacturing a propaganda—the difference is just hairline. People in power have been using it for their convenience for lon...

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Pushed To The Edge

A central issue after the rise of the Right in India and elsewhere is how to deal with cultural diversity and the presence of minorities in heterogen...

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The Bitter Half

Twenty-thousand is the double of 10,000, right? Err… sure, but why ask a Class 1 question here? Because that is precisely the increase in the number...

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“You Aint Needed No More!”

The Right to Recall Legislators by their electorate is being hailed as an essential democratic right. BJP MP Varun Gandhi is a proponent and has intro...

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The Overburdened Prime Minister

Maximum governance, minimum government had been the political slogan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he took office in the last week of May in 20...

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India’s ‘Spiel-berg’

Two crucial things are likely to happen over the next few weeks. At least, in terms of economic decisions, and future projections. Arun Jaitley, finan...