Rajdeep Sardesai

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The game’s wide open

There is nothing journalists and the viewer love more than a ‘big fight’. A Roger…

We must speak up now

It has been my experience that the best way to deal with political rabble-rousers is…

Communication error

In the classic BBC political satire serial, ‘Yes Minister’, the minister Jim Hacker asks his…

Modi versus the rest

Travelling into Gujarat during election time is like entering the kingdom of an absolute monarch.…

A polarising figure

‘Don’t insult me by calling me a politician. I am a political cartoonist!’ warned the…

Advantage Modi

Predicting elections can be injurious to the health of journalists and pollsters, more so when…

Stuck in a time warp

Nitin Gadkari isn’t quite known to mind his language. A few weeks after he took…

From rumble to a roar

At a seminar in Delhi a few years ago, a soft-spoken, petite woman in a…

The topi has to fit

In the early 1990s, when TN Seshan as Chief Election Commissioner was the flavour of…

Playing to the gallery

Dear Mamata-di, Let me at the very outset express a sneaking admiration for the manner…