Rajdeep Sardesai

  • Leaders speak of riots and its victims but fail to provide the healing touch

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Why does an underworld don who offered the Indian cricket team Toyota cars if they beat Pakistan in Sharjah in 1986 become a resident of...

  • Narasimha Rao, VP Singh, LK Advani: The tragic heroes of politics

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The three most influential politicians of the 1990s were Narasimha Rao, Vishwanath Pratap Singh and LK Advani. At a time when the last of the...

  • Why Modi strikes a chord with the youth and not Rahul

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In the age of marketing, there is perhaps no social category as attractive as the urban 'youth' brand. The MTV generation has spawned channels, products,...

  • Decoding the media's Priyanka mania

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In 1999, we experienced a 'television moment'. We were covering Sonia Gandhi's Amethi campaign when we happened to meet her daughter Priyanka. For the next...

  • Dravid, the cricketer of substance

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    For eight months now the Indian cricket fan has waited with breathless anticipation for the ultimate cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar, to score his 100th international...