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Sahil Joshi

Sahil Joshi

Executive Editor, India Today TV and Aaj Taksahil.joshi@aajtak.com
Executive Editor, India Today TV and Aaj Tak

By Sahil Joshi

Satyamev Jayate: The politics behind Parth Pawar's cryptic tweet

A clear method can be seen in Parth Pawar's defiance. And that, in turn, clearly shows that all is not well in the Pawar family.

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What Rashmi Thackeray, Saamana's first woman editor, means for Shiv Sena

The editorial in Saamana — founded by Bal Thackeray — has always been considered the voice of the party chief.

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What keeps Sanjay Raut in news?

From being a journalist, to a ghost writer for Bal Thackeray, to taking the political plunge, Sanjay Raut never forgot the guru mantra Bal Thackeray gave him.

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Takeaways from Maharashtra polls: Congress-NCP fought to save face, BJP like there is no tomorrow

The Gandhis remained largely absent from campaigning even as Devendra Fadnavis found the full support of the Modi-Shah duo.

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From 1999 to 2019: This is what has changed for me in Maharashtra's bitterly contested polls

Every election had a hook. This is what makes 2019 elections so unique.

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What Kripashankar Singh’s exit from Congress means for the BJP

Singh made swift political switches through his career. He will take the ‘Kripashankar culture’ to destination next.

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BJP's 'Selfie Mantris' Enjoy Maha Floods: BJP faces criticism for its ministers' crass behaviour in the floods. Has it forgotten one fact?

Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Although at the zenith of power, BJP representatives must understand politics is a cycle and public criticism moves its wheels.

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Sowing a different narrative: This is why, despite severe agrarian crisis, Maharashtra farmers still voted for Modi

Farmers I spoke to agreed their lives hadn't improved under the Modi govt, but they still chose BJP-Shiv Sena over others.

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Exit polls 2019: How the Congress-NCP combine gave away the game to BJP in Maharashtra

The parties failed to build on their organisational base and could never increase their vote share. The BJP, however, focused on dismantling satraps cultivated by Congress-NCP.

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Battle for Bhopal: Why the RSS chose the capital of 'Madhya Prant' to field Sadhvi Pragya

Madhya Pradesh has always been a laboratory for the RSS. This time though, it is trying its biggest experiment yet.

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Maha Trends: Who looks poised to win the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra

There is palpable anger among Muslim, Dalit and agricultural communities against BJP. But has the Congress capitalised on this? Has the Modi Wave swept again? How is Raj Thackeray impacting the polls?

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From development to Hindu sentiments: How Modi shifted the focus from 2014 to 2019 in Wardha

While five years back Modi spoke more about farmers and development, this time he stuck to Hindu pride and nationalism.

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Why BJP-Shiv Sena alliance for Lok Sabha 2019 was predictable

Is Uddhav Thackaray now convinced that 'chowkidar' is not 'chor'?

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Bal Thackeray’s life is worth a movie, but did Nawazuddin Siddiqui face ideological contradiction essaying the role?

With Uddhav Thackeray’s blessings, the movie’s release is unlikely to face any resistance in cinema halls. But what were Nawaz's feelings playing the Shiv Sena supremo?

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Why there wasn't much debate in Parliament over a quota on economic criteria

The government showed no study or report to explain how the economically backward are being denied opportunities. Even then, it faced no serious discussion or intellectual challenge.

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Lok Sabha and beyond: How the Ram Mandir issue could help the squabbling Shiv Sena and BJP form an alliance

Despite their differences and diverse electorates, Ayodhya could be the ground on which both the parties come to terms.

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Assembly polls verdict: Even in victory, these are the lessons Congress needs to learn from the BJP

Meanwhile, the BJP, with its fascination for history, should read up on the life of Alexander the Great.

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How Maratha leaders have failed their community in Maharashtra

Looking at the condition of the community in the state, one wonders if it really helps even if your community is politically strong.

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RSS is only posturing over the Ram temple. It won’t take the 1992 route this time

It seems like the whole thing has been planned to appeal to majority sentiments.

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Shiv Sena’s Ayodhya pitch: Old wine, new bottle. But is the timing right?

As Uddhav Thackeray tries to emulate his father's political strategy on Ayodhya issue after 25 years, he needs to rethink his timing of the political move

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United Opposition: Why Sharad Pawar wants Congress to focus on state-wide alliances for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The NCP chief has made it clear that the grand old party must get ready to give more space and prominence to allies than it did in 2004.

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Despite its members confessing to their role in bomb blasts, how much more time will it take to ban Sanatan Sanstha

It seems action against Sanatan is not and will not be in black and white as had previously happened in the case of Hurriyat conference or the way it could happen in the case of Zakir Naik .

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Maratha reservation: Why promises made by Devendra Fadnavis mean nothing

The final word on the reservation issue lies with the Maharashtra State Commission for the Backward Classes.

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Why Shiv Sena, a supporter of hard Hindutva, is criticising BJP over Hindutva

Uddhav Thackeray is deliberately creating ambiguity to keep his own party members confused.

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Why Centre's 'Smart City' dreams for Mumbai continue to stare at gaping potholes

This year alone, potholes have claimed six lives.

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Mumbai rain mess is here to stay. But people are only paying for their choices

Voters in the Maximum City never punished those responsible for the 2005 mess.

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Sanju: The facts versus fiction that Rajkumar Hirani chose to show

It's easier to put the blame on circumstances or the media than to show actual remorse.

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How PM Modi attacked Congress on Emergency

The prime minister said how can we expect them to have respect for democracy when there's is no democracy within the party.

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