Rajdeep Sardesai

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Towards a Single Party Electoral Democracy

Are the 2024 general elections done and dusted already? A loaded question that hints at…

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Shiv Sena’s ‘Maha’ battle for Survival

‘Whoever becomes chief minister, the remote control will always be with me.”   Sitting on…

Wake up Call for TV News: Dont Profit from Hate

In the aftermath of  the Nupur Sharma controversy, the Indian television news media is being…

Centre Versus States: The Battle Within

One of  Narendra Modi’s most striking achievements when he first came to power at the…

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Congress Must break with Past to Build New future

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  That…

‘Revenge’ Politics and the Neta-Police nexus

“Converting our hard earned democracy into a police state is simply unthinkable and if the…

Bulldozer with an ominous message

“You can get quite far in a democracy if you can convince a majority that…

Why two nations bowled out two prominent netas

These aren’t the best of  times for cricketers turned netas in the sub-continent. In Pakistan,…

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Kashmiri Pandits: Time for ‘Truth Files’ and Justice

Long before Kashmir Files, there was Parzania, a film that relives the trauma of  a…

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Rise of a ‘new’ BJP in a ‘new’ India

If a week can be a long time in Indian politics, a decade is truly…