Rajdeep Sardesai

OPEN TO OPINION

Breaking Views

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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Gujarat Assembly elections: 10 major takeaways

An election, which seemed like a comfortable walk along the lovely Sabarmati riverfront for the BJP, is going down to the wire.

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.

POLITICS

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Cabinet reshuffle: 10 things you should know

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

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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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.

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.

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.

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.

POLITICS

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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.