Rajdeep Sardesai

  • Leader Talk: Rajdeep Sardesai in conversation with Wasim Akram and Hari S Bhartia 05-07-2014 04:40 PM

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram and Co-chairman and founder of Jubilant group Hari S Bhartia. "Be there when mistakes are made not to blame others," says Bhartia. ...
  • Tribute to RD Burman: Asha Bhosle remembers Pancham da 28-06-2014 10:55 AM

    RD Burman's wife and singer Asha Bhosle remembers the greatest musician of the Indian cinema. ...
  • The politics behind governors

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    A former UPA minister relates a delightful story of an ex judge who had been identified to head the contentious "Snoopgate" probe. The judge declined...

  • India nowhere in sight as FIFA World Cup kicks off

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Forget power cuts, "aache din" are here for the Indian sports fan. Over the next few weeks, the world will be tied into football fever....

  • Is politics being played over the Badaun gangrape? 02-06-2014 10:44 PM

    Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 02-06-2014 10:24 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will this AndhraTelangana divide now be healed? 02-06-2014 09:58 PM

    Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • Will the SIT be truly effective in bringing back black money to the country? 02-06-2014 09:34 PM

    The Special Investigation Team formed by the Centre to probe black money held its first high-level meeting in the national capital on Monday. The meeting was chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah. SIT Vice-Chairman retired Justice Arijit Pasayat and top officials of 11 high-profile agencies and departments...
  • The Modi government must take lessons from the Rajiv Gandhi government of 1984

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The new joke in the corridors of power is that if in the last five years the country suffered because it didn't have a strong...

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-05-2014 10:26 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Can the new government solve the power crisis in the country? 29-05-2014 10:24 PM

    Power cuts in Uttar Pradesh after May 16 have been making life tough for people. With the state reeling under acute power crisis, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has blamed the Centre for it. Akhilesh has clarified that the power cuts are not driven by any ulterior motive. IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep...
  • Modi's 10 commandments and 100 days action plan: Will 'Achche Din' truly return? 29-05-2014 10:20 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got his ministers working and has issued them guidelines and priorities. Modi, who addressed his second Cabinet meet in the past 48 hours, has listed down a 10-point priority list for his government. All ministers have been told to chart a separate 100-day action plan....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-05-2014 10:34 PM

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  • Is it time for a serious debate on Article 370? 28-05-2014 10:34 PM

    Lambasting the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitender Singh for his comments on Article 370, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti said that his comments have the potential to divide the state on communal lines. On the other side, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar...
  • Should educational qualification be the basis for deciding the competence of a minister? 28-05-2014 10:34 PM

    A day after Smriti Irani took charge of the Human Resource Development Ministry, a controversy stirred up over her educational qualification. Even though she is being targeted by the Opposition, Irani refused to comment on the issue. IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks the panel of experts whether educational qualification should...
  • J&K would never have been a part of India without Article 370: Omar Abdullah 27-05-2014 09:58 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that if Article 370 wasn't there, J&K would not have been part of India. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Omar said, "Article 370 is the link between J&K and India, if it's taken away then what's left?" On...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-05-2014 09:58 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • ModiSharif meet: Photoop or an ice breaker? 27-05-2014 09:09 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his first day at work by meeting all the SAARC leaders on Tuesday. Narendra Modi raised issues of terror and the trial in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case in his first bilateral meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. IBN18 Editor-In-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai takes question with...
  • Modi is reaching out to backwards as well as Muslims: Najma Heptullah 26-05-2014 11:25 PM

    BJP MP Najma Heptullah said that unlike Congress, Narendra Modi was reaching out not just to Muslims but to those who are from the backward class and his slogan is development for all. Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet and is likely to get...
  • Has Narendra Modi made a strong start with his first Cabinet? 26-05-2014 10:43 PM

    Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. ...
  • How do you rate Narendra Modi's Cabinet? 26-05-2014 09:40 PM

    Narendra Modi, who was sworn in as India's Prime Minister on Monday, has a 45-member strong Council of Ministers. Out of these, 24 are Cabinet Ministers. Ten are Ministers of State with Independent Charge, while the rest are Ministers of State. He has broken the conventional experiments of ministerial quota...
  • Modi likely to cut the Cabinet to half of its present size: Arun Shourie 23-05-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: Journalist-politician Arun Shourie, who is likely to get an important role in the Narendra Modi government, has said that as of now no one knows who will get which portfolio except the Prime Minister-designate. He also downplayed speculations that he met BJP chief Rajnath Singh in Delhi to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 22-05-2014 10:48 PM

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  • Lalu defends decision to tieup with JDU, says will keep Bihar away from BJP at any cost 22-05-2014 10:42 PM

    Lalu Prasad Yadav whose RJD has vowed support to the JDU says he will make sure the BJP is at a good distance from Bihar. ...
  • Did Rahul Gandhi choose the wrong advisors? 22-05-2014 09:47 PM

    In the first open criticism from within the Congress after the party's crushing defeat in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, former union minister Milind Deora said that Rahul Gandhi's advisors did not have their 'ears to the ground' and those with 'no electoral experience' were calling the shots, but added that...
  • Modi's invitation to SAARC leaders for his swearingin a well thought gesture: BJP 22-05-2014 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Hardeep Singh Puri rebutted allegations of any controversy over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to attend his swearing-in ceremony on May 26 in New Delhi. "There is no controversy, this is a well...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-05-2014 10:46 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Kiran Bedi all set to join BJP and become Delhi CM candidate? 21-05-2014 10:34 PM

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has said that she is ready to join active politics and will consider the Delhi chief minister's post if she is offered. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bedi said, "I have expressed by desire to see that a Delhi Assembly gets...
  • Is Kejriwal resorting to another political stunt? 21-05-2014 10:30 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India following which...
  • Should Modi reach out to Washington and Islamabad? 21-05-2014 09:53 PM

    Diplomatic overtures have already begun even though the new government is yet to take office. In a first, SAARC leaders have been invited to PM's swearing-in ceremony. BJP on Wednesday said that it was Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's desire to invite the heads of government of all SAARC countries to...