Shalini Singh

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Shalini Singh is an Indian journalist. She was principal correspondent for The Week newsweekly in Delhi. She was part of the Delhi bureau writing on a range of news features and social trends with a focus on gender and women's issues, arts, and culture.[1] On a Centre for Science and Environment fellowship in 2010, Shalini exposed the illegal mining in Goa[2] and the devastation caused from unplanned tourism.

Singh is a founding member of the CounterMedia Trust and a regular contributor to the People's Archive of Rural India.[3]

She is a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University for 2017-2018.[4]


For her work on environmental issues Singh received The Indian ExpressRamnath Goenka award in 2013[5] and the first Cushrow Irani Prize given by The Statesman in 2011.[6] Her citation for the Prem Bhatia award in 2012 commended her for her "vigilance, humane perspective and tenacity to pursue the issues that matter".[7][8]


  1. ^ "Author: Shalani Singh". The Week.
  2. ^ Singh, Shalini (10 June 2014). "Is India's Sunshine State Gouging Itself Out?". People's Archive of Rural India.
  3. ^ "All stories by Shalini Singh". People's Archive of Rural India.
  4. ^ "Current Fellows: Class of 2018". Nieman Foundation.
  5. ^ "Hindustan Times journalists win Ramnath Goenka award". Hindustan Times. 24 July 2013.
  6. ^ "IE correspondent wins first prize for rural reporting". The Indian Express. 17 September 2011.
  7. ^ "Awards". HT Media.
  8. ^ "Outstanding Environmental Reporting of The Year". Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust.