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Being Indian

This week marks 75 years of Indian Independence.. it’s a week to celebrate the spirit…

Will Gandhis be arrested?

Will the Gandhis be arrested? Yes.. that’s the big political question that’s blowing in the…

When the ED comes knocking!

This week’s most striking image has to be the mounds of cash that have been…

My Name is Hamid Ansari

My name is Hamid Ansari.. sorry my name is Rajdeep Sardesai.. let me rephrase that..…

Mind Your Language

Today, this is a straight bat with a difference.. because this week I am taking…

In The Name Of Kali

This week marks what I believe is peak silly season in Indian politics. After the…

Maha Coup : When Chess Meets WWE

Straight Bat with the back story on the BJP ‘Maha-coup’ Sena-led govt toppled:, ‘New’ Sena…

No ‘Profit’ From Hate

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

RG at ED Boon or Bane?

This week, the political headlines have been dominated by Rahul Gandhi’s questioning by the ED..…

So, Who is the ‘Fringe’?

One word has been often referred to in political conversation: a simple six letter word:…