Sahil Joshi
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Senior editor, India Today TV

VARIETY

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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?

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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 .

POLITICS

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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.