Rajdeep Sardesai

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Journalist, author: 2014: The Election That Changed India. When not chained to the news, watch sport, read, write, sleep and enjoy family holidays.

POLITICS

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Gauri Lankesh’s killing sends out a clear message: Silence the critical voices

She had invited me to speak at a Progressive Writers Forum only a few days back. Now that meeting will never take place.

Rajdeep Sardesai
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POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   5-minute read

Cabinet reshuffle: 10 things you should know

By elevating Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister, Modi has killed three birds with one stone.

Rajdeep Sardesai
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POLITICS

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10 lessons I learnt from Ahmed Patel Vs Amit Shah Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls drama

The Congress 'existential' crisis is far from over.

Rajdeep Sardesai
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POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   7-minute read

Decoding Gujarat 'resort politics': Why Amit Shah is so desperate for revenge

The Rajya Sabha seat at stake is that of Ahmed Patel. He is not just another Congress MP, he is Sonia Gandhi's eyes and ears.

Rajdeep Sardesai
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POLITICS

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Exposing six lies of Nitish Kumar breaking alliance with Lalu Yadav

You can fool the country, but you can't fool a politically astute Bihari.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

VOICES

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Truth behind those killers who lynched Junaid Khan

With every lynching, the echo chamber becomes louder: New excuses are found to justify the violence.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

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VOICES

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Why Indian TV channels should boycott hate-spewing Pakistani analysts

Hyperbole sells in a TRP-driven TV news universe as does hyper-nationalism.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   6-minute read

On Kashmir: I felt like an 'anti national' speaking for Jewish rights in Hitler's Germany

A pellet gun for a stone will breed a cycle of hate and violence that will strip us of all humanity.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   6-minute read

Modi as PM, Adityanath as UP CM works well for Sangh

Maybe they want to have a leader in Delhi who talks of inclusive growth, focus in Lucknow on a rabble rouser who keeps the Hindutva pot boiling.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep