Rashme-SehgalRashme Sehgal started her career in the 1970s as a poet and short story writer. She moved to journalism and went on to work for several leading Newspapers including The Independent, The Telegraph, The Times of India. Some of the landmark events she has covered during her journalistic career have been the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley; the destruction of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. the Kargil War, and more recently, the Taj Corridor scam. Her first novel is an insider view of the corrupt world of Indian journalism viewing politicians at work and play. It is appropriately called Hacks & Headlines.
She is currently working as an investigative journalist for the Asian Age and working on an ambitious second novel integrating the Mahabharata into a present day story. Read a review of her first novel “Hacks and Headlines” here