Sahil Joshi
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Senior editor, India Today TV

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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?

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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'?

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.