Rajdeep Sardesai

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‘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…

BJP has clear edge in UP battle

In the narrow lane from the Hanumangarhi temple to the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya,…

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The Immortal Power of being Lata Mangeshkar

It was in Pakistan at the peak of  the Kargil war that I realized the…

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The AAP factor

If there was an award for the most successful political start up of  the last…

Remembering Kamal Khan

‘Kamal was news tv before the circus took over’ It’s been a pretty miserable Makar…

The 80:20 election and what it means for India

Yogi Adityanath has never hidden his saffron robes in politics. Which is why it wasn’t…