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Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai

Consulting Editor, India Today TVrajdeep.sardesai@aajtak.com
Journalist, author: 2014: The Election That Changed India. When not chained to the news, watch sport, read, write, sleep and enjoy family holidays.

By Rajdeep Sardesai

50 years of Sunny Days

This weekend marks 50 years since Sunil Gavaskar made his test debut in the West Indies. It was a year that changed Indian cricket like no other.

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Tanishq row: What Tatas can learn from Hamara Bajaj

Just as a scooter belongs to every Indian, so must the idea of love. Which is why if I was on the Titan board, I would get the 'offensive' ad back on air.

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Delhi's Aunty No. 1: Why Sheila Dikshit and Delhi were made for each other

Delhi, at that point, had had enough of the robustness of the Madanlal Khuranas. It needed Sheila Dikshit's empathetic liberalism.

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Manohar Parrikar: The original 'aam aadmi' neta

India's first IIT-educated CM and a BJP leader who ensured communal amity, Manohar Parrikar was also definitively shaped by his beloved Goa.

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10 reasons why Mr Modi is in pole position to win 2019

From his muscular approach to Pakistan to a weak opposition narrative, there are undeniable pushes aiding Modi back to power

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In grief and anger: Open letter to Imran Khan from Rajdeep Sardesai

It’s not just the Pakistan army that’s to blame for terrorism on Indian soil. The government is yours — so is the responsibility to act.

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Remembering George Fernandes, the original political rebel

George Fernandes led a contradictory life but also a remarkably fulfilling one.

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Assembly election results: Rahul Gandhi finally arrives, Modi down, but not out

This was, in a sense, the revenge of the 'aam aadmi', the faceless Indian for whom the vote is a weapon of last resort, their only way of rejecting any abuse of state power.

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