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Opinion | Modi is tapping public anger over Opposition questioning Balakot air strike

Apr 13, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Modi has felt the pulse of the people, and he is raising this issue in almost all his public meetings. 

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Modi is always best when he is aggressive

Apr 12, 2019, 04:22 PM IST

Modi indicated that his government would retain power and he clearly said that he would ensure that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and Triple Talaq abolition law are passed in Parliament.

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion | Why Devendra Fadnavis said, Modi will put an end to Kashmir issue

Apr 11, 2019, 01:35 PM IST

The Maharashtra Chief Minister, who will be completing five years of rule this October, spoke extensively about his ally Shiv Sena, and made the audience guffaw when he made sarcastic remarks about NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He also spoke about MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion | Pakistan and US must now accept that an F-16 jet was shot down by IAF

Apr 09, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

The problem with Pakistan is that it cannot admit its F-16 aircraft was shot down, because according to the terms of agreement under which the US supplied F-16 fighters, these cannot be used against India for the purpose of aggression. 

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion| Green Muslim League flags during Rahul road show in Kerala may spell trouble for Congress in rest of India

Apr 05, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Congress leaders will now have a tough time explaining why these green IUML flags were used in Rahul's road show.

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion | Nation cannot accept any dilution of Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Apr 03, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

In its manifesto, the Congress has said it would "amend the AFSPA, 1958, in order to strike a balance between the powers of security forces and the human rights of citizens and to remove immunity for enforced disappearance, sexual violence and torture".

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Opinion | Pakistan will face another surgical strike if it carries out terrorist misadventure

Apr 02, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

I have information from top sources in the Indian security establishment that if Pakistan carries out another terrorist misadventure of the Pulwama kind, it may invite swift retribution from India on a scale larger than the Balakot air strike. 

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Opinion | Extradition of Nirav Modi will nullify Rahul's slogan 'Chowkidar Chor Hai'

Mar 30, 2019, 03:08 PM IST

The Indian government's counsel had argued that Nirav Modi had threatened to kill a witness, had destroyed evidence and even tried to buy citizenship in Vanuatu by paying $ 2 lakh.

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat March 27 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why is Opposition worried over anti-satellite missile test

Mar 28, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

Opposition leaders have praised our scientists for this achievement, but they are worried because Prime Minister Modi has changed the electoral narrative by announcing this historic anti-satellite missile test.   

Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

Opinion | Why BJP leadership decided not to field Dr M M Joshi in LS polls

Mar 27, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

On Monday, Dr Joshi released a statement saying that the BJP organisation secretary Ram Lal has asked him "not to contest election from Kanpur or anywhere else". The statement itself was cryptic. 

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat March 21 episode: Rajat Sharma on

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on winnability factor in selection of BJP candidates

Mar 22, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

The list of 184 candidates clearly indicates the meticulous planning that went into deciding the names of contestants.

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat March 20 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Nirav Modi's extradition to India may be faster unlike Vijay Mallya

Mar 21, 2019, 09:20 AM IST

CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials believe that the process of Nirav Modi's extradition will be faster compared to the long drawn-out exercise currently going on for Vijay Mallya's extradition. 

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Advani, Joshi offering not to contest LS polls is a step in the right direction

Mar 20, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

Both these stalwarts are part of the Margdarshak Mandal of the party, and they have now offered to stay out of active politics. 

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why is India seeking FBI help in extraditing Dawood from Pakistan

Mar 19, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

FBI has been told by Indian agencies that Dawood may have become old but his 'D company' is still active and he is helping Jaish-e-Mohammed in setting up 'sleeper cells' inside India.

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Opinion | The inside story of how IAF launched its daring air strikes on Balakot

Mar 16, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

When the air strike plan was prepared for our Mirage-2000 jets, the main worry was how the Pakistan Air Force would react. The Prime Minister had given clear instructions that there should be no casualties on our side.   

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why accountability must be fixed for Mumbai CST foot over bridge collapse

Mar 15, 2019, 04:38 PM IST

Since it is election time now, the demand for action against officials may be overshadowed in the din of poll frenzy, but accountability for this mishap must be fixed at all costs, and the erring officials must be punished.

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Opinion | Priyanka's speech had more impact on common man than Rahul Gandhi's

Mar 13, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Priyanka's speech was simple and to the point, while Rahul's speech was a rehash of what he had been saying all these years, without any variations.

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Opinion | Rahul, Farooq may have to face people's wrath for their remarks on Azhar, air strike

Mar 13, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

BJP leaders criticized Rahul for showing respect to the terror mastermind by using the word 'Ji'. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reminded that it was senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh who had once said "Masood Azhar Ji" and "Hafiz Saeed Sahib".

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Opinion | Supreme Court has taken the right step by sending Ayodhya case for mediation

Mar 09, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

The Allahabad High Court had accepted the plea that the Babri mosque was built on the debris of a temple in Ayodhya, but since the disputed land was sought to be trifurcated, the matter has now reached the apex court.

Opinion | Aaj Ki Baat March 7 episode: Rajat Sharma on

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on terror groups from Pakistan changing their strategy post-air strikes

Mar 08, 2019, 02:40 PM IST

The death of two persons and injuries to 27 others in a grenade blast at the Jammu bus stand on Thursday clearly points to a shift in the strategy of terror outfits and their handlers sitting across the border after India carried out sir strikes deep inside Pakistan.   

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Opinion: Pakistan enacting a farce in the name of sealing Jaish, LeT offices

Mar 07, 2019, 01:17 PM IST

The Army spokesman's claim takes the cake. Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, the Pakistani army spokesman, said at a briefing on Wednesday that Jaish-e-Mohammed does not exist in his country after the recent ban.

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Opinion | Putting Jaish chief's brother, son into 'preventive custody' is a classic Pakistani ploy

Mar 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Pakistan's actions against homegrown terrorists have been mostly of a cosmetic nature, to say the least. After the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed and his colleagues were put under protective custody.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Pakistan is spinning lies, one after another

Mar 05, 2019, 07:35 PM IST

Spinning lies and then peddling them on media has been a standard trait of the Pakistani army establishment.

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Keep up the pressure, Pakistan can never be trusted

Mar 02, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

My view is very clear: India need not show forgiveness or mercy to those who have caused mayhem on our soil. Pakistan was never trustworthy in the past, and it cannot be trusted now, nor in the future. 

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat Feb 28 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why there should be no talks with Pakistan

Mar 01, 2019, 02:28 PM IST

India can start dialogue only if Pakistan takes credible action against terror outfits on its soil and hands over the masterminds of 26/11, Pathankot, Uri and Pulwama attacks, Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar to India.

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Opinion | Let us not fall prey to fake Pakistani propaganda on social media

Feb 28, 2019, 02:14 PM IST

Let me make it clear that Pakistan is trying to beguile and mislead the world by speaking about peace while committing acts of military aggression across the Line Of Control.

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat Feb 26 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Pakistan army's tone and tenor changed within 24 hours

Feb 27, 2019, 05:06 PM IST

There could be two interpretations: One, Pakistan is scared, it does not want a war, it has now perceived that it may have to face humility if it loses a war. Two, this change in tone and tenor could be a cosmetic one and it could be an attempt to fool the Indian army.

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Opinion | Pakistan will incur the world's wrath if it carries out any misadventure

Feb 27, 2019, 05:00 PM IST

"History shows that the Pakistani army always lost wars that it waged in 1948, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Our armed forces are on high alert right now and if Pakistan dares to strike back, it will be paid back in the same coin. "

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why ban on Lashkar by Pakistan is an eyewash

Feb 22, 2019, 01:35 PM IST

People of India still remember how Pakistan government tried to fool the world by keeping Hafiz Saeed under so-called house arrest and later quietly released him, to address rallies, form a political party and field candidates in last year's elections. 

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat Feb 20 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why BCCI move to request ICC to ban Pakistan from World Cup will be a right step

Feb 21, 2019, 04:25 PM IST

India is scheduled to face Pakistan on June 16 in a World Cup tie, but the mood of the nation is completely against Indian cricketers playing with their Pakistani counterparts.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Pakistan appears to be desperate after Pulwama killings?

Feb 20, 2019, 03:29 PM IST

With a depleting treasury, Pakistan cannot afford to face a conflict with neighbouring India. 

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Opinion | Imran should know from history that India never attacked Pakistan in the past

Feb 19, 2019, 08:18 PM IST

"It was Modi who took the peace initiative in inviting the then PM Nawaz Sharif to attend his oath-taking ceremony."

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Modi will surely teach Pakistan a lesson that will be remembered for generations

Feb 16, 2019, 12:41 PM IST

Pakistan has committed a big blunder, and the call of the poet Chand Bardai rings in our ears. Chand Bardai in a famous couplet had guided the blinded and imprisoned king Prithviraj Chauhan of Delhi, how to shoot precisely to kill Sultan Muhammad Ghori sitting on his resplendent throne.

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Opinion | India must take revenge against Pakistan for Pulwama terror attack

Feb 15, 2019, 03:20 PM IST

The martyrdom of our jawans will not go in vain. Burying all our political differences, we should focus on how to repay Pakistan back in its own coin. 

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Opinion | Why doubting PM Modi's honesty will not go down well with the common voters

Feb 14, 2019, 03:28 PM IST

Now that Rahul Gandhi has rejected both the Supreme Court's verdict and the CAG report, it is quite clear that he wants to make Rafale an election issue.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why preventing leaders from addressing rallies does not augur well

Feb 13, 2019, 12:36 PM IST

No matter which party's government is there, or the ideology it follows, all political parties should trust the public at large. After all, it is the people who listen to everybody and then elect leaders, whom they think can serve them well.

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