Shalini Sharma

Shalini Sharma is a graduate from Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai, with over three years of journalistic experience. She reports on politics, agriculture, foreign policy, human rights and other issues.

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Post date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:28

Given that a majority of Indians consume meat, why is a democratically elected government trying to dictate what people should eat?

Post date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 13:01

With China taking greater interest in the internal politics of Nepal and funding several projects in the country, all eyes in the neighbourhood are on the Himalayan nation. However, as most of the projects awarded to Chinese firms lie in limbo and mired in cost-overrun, it is time that Kathmandu pauses to evaluate its engagement with the dragon

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Post date: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:31

As the gaze of the world shifts to the status of mental healthcare, Hardnews visits the only State-run half-way home in Delhi and looks at the status of treated mental patients across India

Post date: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 08:26

Floods cause devastation because we have destroyed nature’s system for absorbing excess rainfall. So, is nature disrupting our lives or are we disrupting the natural order?
Shalini Sharma Delhi 

Post date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:36

The staggering number of deaths reported from Gorakhpur and Jamshedpur should be looked at against the larger backdrop of the failure of the public health system
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Post date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 09:51

The IT BPES industry in India is haunted by the spectre of mass automation and layoffs. How are the employees coping? Not too well, as Hardnews finds out
Shalini Sharma Delhi 

Post date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 08:29

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, has been leading a campaign to cut down imports from China. At the heart of the matter are the outstanding diplomatic issues with Beijing pertaining to the border in the east and Beijing’s all-weather friendship with neighbouring Pakistan
Shalini Sharma Delhi  

Post date: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 08:06

Recounting the one-year period that has passed since the coup attempt took place, the Turkish Ambassador said that 300 institutions that had been shut down have been reopened and lauded India’s decision to stand by Turkey at the time
Shalini Sharma Delhi

Post date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 08:41

Despite having a food safety solution since 1975, our progress has been slower than some of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. How do we fix it?
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Post date: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 08:46

A month after violence erupted between Dalits and Thakurs in Shabbirpur village, tension still simmers below the surface. As the government transfers senior police officers and moves to contain the damage, will the Dalits be appeased ahead of the crucial municipal elections?
Shalini Sharma Saharanpur

Post date: Friday, April 28, 2017 - 09:47

Hardnews spoke to Dr Katherine O’Brien, executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center, on the role vaccines can play in improving health outcomes in India
Shalini Sharma Delhi 

Post date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:16

Bela Bhatia speaks to Hardnews about her experiences in Bastar and how the police in collusion with the vigilante groups is out to drive writers, journalists and lawyers from the Maoist heartland
Shalini Sharma Delhi