Award Category : Media Person of the Year
Year : 2018
Currently working as a Civic Affairs Editor in Deccan Herald, urban issues being his area of key focus, Rasheed has over the years brought to light several stories impacting the city at large. His front-page story exposing the Integrated Skywalk project at Mahatma Gandhi Circle poised to destroy the green aesthetics of the place along with numerous follow-ups resulted in the project being kept on hold. He has also extensively worked on spot reports, researched and analytical stories on Extensive spot reports, researched and analytical stories on encroachment and pollution of lakes, suburban rail project, steel flyover project, etc.