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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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

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   5-minute read

Assembly elections 2017: The bitter truth Goans and Manipuris are coming to terms with

Unless ethical behaviour is rewarded by voters, the temptation to make or break governments by switching sides will always be there.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

VOICES

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Gurmehar Kaur isn't anti-national just because her views differ from yours

Thekedars of patriotism need introspection.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   4-minute read

10 things so far clear about 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

It is impossible to accurately predict a 20 crore state's voting preferences after a few visits, but here are the essential takeaways at half time.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

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My Twitter followers had an issue with my interview with Akhilesh Yadav and family

Some people on social media only want to outrage and pursue private agendas.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   4-minute read

Farewell Dileep Padgaonkar, my friend and mentor

Thank you for all you gave me as a person and professional.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

LISTS OF JOY

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5 stories from India that bring me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   4-minute read

Fadnavis by brokering a deal with Raj Thackeray has put Sarkar Raj above law and order

Do we really want our police constables to be spending their Diwali weekend guarding our cinemas?

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

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While 'free' Indian media cribs about trolls, 'bold' Pakistani media has to deal with guns

Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida banned from leaving Pakistan shows how journalists from across the border have to fight bigger battles.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |   1-minute read

Stop asking for evidence of surgical strikes: Put India above politics

This is not the time to demoralise our Army.

Rajdeep Sardesai
@sardesairajdeep