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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The New Mockery

Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, launched in 1999 and which ran up to 2012, was called the Total Sanitation Campaign. The objective was to eradicate open defeca...

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Chariots of the Gods!

On May 26 when Narendra Modi took oath of India’s 15th Prime Minister, his perennial detractor and former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav was quick...

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Scissorhands

It was 1977. The chocking Emergency run by late Indira Gandhi had ended. The Janata Party had come to power. India Today ran an iconic photograph by R...

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advani acolyte modi’s vise

In selecting party veteran and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu as its vice presidential candidate, the BJP leadership has aimed several target with si...

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Cast-e Away

Caste system in Hindus has been a favourite subject of researchers, academics and social commentators and rightly so, as it has played an important ro...

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Tamil malaise

Did Rs 3,500 crore go from the state government coffers in Tamil Nadu when nearly 500 people committed suicide of died from other causes in the wake o...

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Tryst with destiny

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substa...