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Rashmi Singh

Rashmi Singh

Sr associate Editor, NewsFlicksrashmi.singh@newsflicks.com
The writer is an Associate Editor with NewsFlicks, India Today.

By Rashmi Singh

Delhi government's ban on manual sewer cleaning not enough to clean up Indian mentality

About 100 workers die every year while entering the confined space at high temperatures, with slippery walls and floor, and toxic gases.

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Why triple talaq verdict won't change much for the Muslim women

The debate needs to shift to women abandoned by husbands, without a legal divorce, among all religious communities.

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Shameful, woman loses 5-star hotel job over complaint of sexual assault

The footage shows the hotel's security manager pulling the woman employee's sari.

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Varnika Kundu's courage shows how women can reclaim the Indian street

The case has stirred a positive discussion, mainly galvanised by her strong stand.

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Blame India's deepening class bias, not just malls, for dhoti bans

As a society we are becoming too conscious about who we share our public spaces with.

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What Maharashtra needs more urgently than beef detection kits

But of course Mr Devendra Fadnavis, all the rest can wait for they are not priorities.

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Lynching is a lynching: The next Junaid Khan could be anyone

To profile the attacking mob on the basis of age, religion, political affiliation shifts the focus from the bigger problem.

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Cheating Indians of holidays is nonsensical. Ask Google

It is an insult to the average Hindustani who can go to office everyday and still be unproductive.

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As long as gods are used for votes, Indian atheists will get killed

As education and financial security increase, and religion continues to be a point of conflict, more citizens may take pride in mentioning 'no religion' as their religion.

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Crime in Bihar has nothing to do with liquor prohibition

The available crime data shows all kinds of trends.

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We're breathing poison, we need to protest

The fact that air pollution has reached this point despite repeated alarms by activists points to the lack of political will.

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Dengue is killing while politicians are bickering. It must end

In the absence of an aggressive prevention strategy, we will probably be staring at the same situation next year.

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Why this book of erotica is far better than Fifty Shades of Grey

The Pleasure Principle explores the emotional landscape, with physicality a part of it.

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Shani Shingnapur temple ending 400-year-old bias against women is a big win

This could be the beginning of rewriting various rules that deny half the population their right to fair treatment.

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Pachauri promotion: TERI has sent out a scary message

Fight at your own risk.

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Can't the Gandhis, like the aam aadmi, be tried in courts?

Be it the National Herald case, or Vadra's land deals, Congress could have handled it gracefully by fighting it out legally.

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Delhi's odd-even car formula bad news for women

Commuting to work in a private vehicle is also about the assurance of being safe.

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Deepika and Ranbir have moved on. Please stop the Tamasha

The audience needs to see the new dimension to their relationship.

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Modi might have lost UP elections already

In Bihar, the BJP was at least in the race to the throne, but Uttar Pradesh may not be so merciful.

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Modi's Dadri 'beef' lynching response is too little, too late

A PM who tweets about smallest of the things should know about the importance of the right timing.

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Should I be worried for the Muslim family in my neighbourhood?

How can a two-day-old rumour make people turn their back on the family which was one of them for years?

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Mr Modi's chaiwala story is getting old and boring

The idealist hero doesn't evoke emotions any more.

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Why this heartbreaking image needs to be seen

If it weren't for the three-year-old Syrian boy Alyan Kurdi, the world wouldn't have woken up to the plight of refugees.

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Why Indrani can be her child's murderer

The murder, irrespective of whether the details in the press are correct or not, calls for a thorough investigation.

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Relax. Muslims are not outnumbering Hindus

Even if we were to assume that there won't be any decline further, it will take more than two and half centuries for Muslims to outnumber Hindus.

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Manual scavenging: A job India doesn't need

The fact that it can even be categorised as work - as recently done by a government job portal - should offend any civilised society.

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Why are our poor privileged Parliamentarians begging for a pay hike?

Wouldn't it be more logical to talk about their performance-linked increment over a fixed amount and facilities?

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How matrimonial ads pushed me out of marriage market

Preparing a marriage pitch for a daughter who is not fair, not 'homely', doesn't cook food is an uphill task.

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Pouring money in Ganga won't help cleaning it, Modi

Not much information is available on concrete efforts taken towards cleaning the holy river in the last one year of the BJP government.

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Are Muslims really taking over India? No

Hindu radicals use religion-related population projections to claim that Muslims are on a mission to take over India. Here is what they are hiding from us.

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