Oct 15, 2019-Tuesday

select city

Metro cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata

Other cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai


Rajdeep Sardesai is senior journalist, author and TV news presenter. His book 2014: The election that changed India is a national best seller that has been translated into half a dozen languages. He tweets as @sardesairajdeep

articles by Rajdeep Sardesai (328 results)
Oct 10, 2019 17:56
In a personality-driven election ecosystem, the BJP has successfully nurtured a viable regional face. Which is why despite no shortage of local issues from water scarcity to non- performing legislators, the BJP is in pole position to sweep the state.... read more
Sep 26, 2019 21:33
You may accuse the Abdullahs and Mufti of misgovernance. But can be they termed traitors? read more
Sep 12, 2019 19:04
A pushback is unlikely for now given the dominance of the BJP, but the Modi-Shah model will be tested read more
Aug 29, 2019 19:46
He could separate the political and personal, rise above narrow divides, and believed in consensus read more
Aug 15, 2019 21:00
Both decisions were marked by secrecy, institutional subversion, and hurt those meant to benefit from it read more
Aug 01, 2019 19:54
The government needs to come clean on the fiscal crisis, and get business back on track read more
Jul 18, 2019 21:15
Defecting MLAs or MPs should not be allowed to become ministers during their five-year term read more
Jul 04, 2019 19:47
In 2014, he could get away with placing disruptionist politics above rational economics. He can no longer do so read more
Jun 20, 2019 19:41
The checks and balances of democracy are under strain. Where will the challenge to any overreach come from? read more
Jun 06, 2019 20:18
The Congress has been in a state of decline for two decades and it’s now time to reinvent itself read more
May 24, 2019 21:08
In terms of marketing, and as an indefatigable campaigner, PM Modi is in a league of his own read more
May 10, 2019 07:29
A presidential-style politics has been deliberately and artfully imposed on a 543-member Lok Sabha to the point where all other concerns and traditional caste and community alignments are sought to be subsumed under the constant refrain of “muscular... read more
Apr 11, 2019 20:39
Yes and No. The chemistry remains with Brand Modi, and only a genuinely united opposition can reclaim the arithmetic advantage read more
Mar 28, 2019 20:14
In a democracy, such a campaign can put off the voter who instinctively dislikes excessive hubris read more
Feb 28, 2019 19:54
In the real world, long-term strategic goals must not be confused with temporary election advantage: news channels can look for Television Rating Points, a responsible government can’t take a “war for votes” more cavalier approach to national securi... read more