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Aaj ki Baat July 26 episode: Imran Khan as PM, backed by the army, can normalize relations with India

Jul 27, 2018, 02:51 PM IST

For 22 years, Imran Khan toiled hard in the political wilderness, and at last he won.

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Aaj ki Baat July 25 episode: Rajat Sharma on why the Rafale deal should be kept above politics

Jul 26, 2018, 04:39 PM IST

The sooner this controversy is put to rest, the better. There are many other issues for politicking and it would not be proper to politicize the Rafale deal. Let us keep national security above politics.

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Aaj ki Baat July 24 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Maratha reservation is a complex issue

Jul 25, 2018, 03:54 PM IST

The agitators should understand that granting of OBC status to Maratha community does not lie with the state government alone. 

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on mob lynching issue, 'all political leaders should first refrain from igniting passions'

Jul 24, 2018, 03:26 PM IST

All leaders of major political parties like the BJP and Congress, should stop issuing statements on this issue, because their remarks can ignite passions and encourage 'mobocracy'.

Opinion | Aaj Ki Baat July 18 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Aaj Ki Baat July 18 episode: Rajat Sharma on why no-confidence motion in LS will test Opposition unity

Jul 19, 2018, 04:08 PM IST

Probably the Congress leaders are unaware that BJP chief Amit Shah had been meeting almost all the NDA allies recently, and the ruling party is not at all worried. 

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why stringent law is needed to curb lynching

Jul 18, 2018, 04:37 PM IST

The apex court clearly said, "horrendous acts of mobocracy" cannot be allowed and "extra-judicial acts, such as cow vigilantism" have to be nipped in the bud.

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Aaj Ki Baat July 16 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Congress is on the defensive over Rahul's 'Muslim' party remark

India | Jul 17, 2018, 02:49 PM IST

An Urdu daily had quoted Rahul Gandhi as saying that Congress is a party of Muslims.

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Aaj ki Baat July 13 episode: Rajat Sharma on Nawaz Sharif playing a masterstroke by courting arrest

India | Jul 14, 2018, 05:42 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif took a big political gamble, leaving his ailing wife in London, and decided to return to his country alongwith his daughter. 

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Aaj ki Baat July 11 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Parliament must pass law to ban triple talaq

Jul 12, 2018, 06:07 PM IST

On Tuesday in Bareilly, UP, a Muslim woman Razia died of starvation. She was given triple talaq by her husband over phone.

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Aaj ki Baat July 4 episode: Rajat Sharma on why there is nothing wrong in PM Modi playing the 'farmers card'

Jul 05, 2018, 07:16 PM IST

The Congress has alleged that the ruling party has done this in order to garner the votes of farmers. 

Opinion | Aaj ki Baat July 3 episode: Rajat Sharma on why

Aaj ki Baat July 3 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Mumbai overbridge collapse was a mishap waiting to happen

Jul 04, 2018, 03:31 PM IST

The question is not of safety alone. There are many such bridges which have become old and rickety. Most of them were built during the British period, and have outlived their tenure and utility. 

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Aaj ki Baat May 29 episode: Rajat Sharma on Pranab Mukherjee attending RSS event

May 30, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's invite former President Pranab Mukherjee has raised the heckles of several senior Congress leaders.

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Aaj ki Baat May 25 episode: Rajat Sharma on Mayawati declaring her residential bungalows as Kanshi Ram Memorial

May 27, 2018, 01:28 AM IST

As far as the Kanshi Ram Memorial is concerned, the UP cabinet has powers to rescind its decision taken seven years ago. The Supreme Court is keeping a close watch, as it is wary about the intentions of politicians

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Aaj ki Baat May 24 episode: Rajat Sharma on why all Indians should participate in Virat Kohli's fitness challenge

May 25, 2018, 09:05 PM IST

On my part, I posted push-ups that Salman Khan challenged me to do on the sets of Aap Ki Adalat show several years ago. Today I want to challenge Salman.

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Aaj ki Baat May 23 episode: Rajat Sharma on how fear of Modi in 2019 polls brought non-BJP leaders together

May 24, 2018, 05:38 PM IST

There is no doubt that the fear of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought these non-BJP leaders together on a single platform.

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Aaj ki Baat May 22 episode: Rajat Sharma on need for bringing petrol, diesel under GST

May 23, 2018, 06:21 PM IST

The time has now come for the Centre to go in for a permanent solution instead of resorting to cosmetic changes.

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Opinion | Aaj ki Baat May 17 episode: 'Floor test on Saturday, from where will Yeddyurappa get support?'

May 18, 2018, 02:56 PM IST

With 222 elected members in a house of 224, the magic mark is 112. The Congress and Janata Dal(S) combination claims a support of 116 members, while the BJP has 104 elected members. There are two independents.  

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Aaj ki Baat May 16 episode: Rajat Sharma on why halting security ops in Kashmir during Ramzan is a welcome step

May 17, 2018, 02:50 PM IST

The Centre on Wednesday unilaterally announced that security forces will halt counter-insurgency operations in the Kashmir valley during the Islamic holy month of Ramzan. 

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Aaj ki Baat May 11 episode: Rajat Sharma on why supercop Himanshu Roy's suicide is a great loss to Mumbai Police

May 12, 2018, 03:40 PM IST

A fine police officer, he impressed one and all not only with his fine physique and swagger but also with his sterling performance in investigating many high profile cases.

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Aaj ki Baat May 10 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Karnataka poll results could go either way

May 11, 2018, 06:16 PM IST

If one compares the crowds at the rallies of BJP and Congress, the former seems to be ahead, but nobody can predict with certainty, which way the wind will blow.

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Aaj Ki Baat May 9 episode: Rajat Sharma on arrested LeT terrorist thanking Army for not killing him

May 10, 2018, 02:55 PM IST

In the video, Aijaz says that he is alive because the army held fire during the encounter, and did not fire at him even as he himself fired at the jawans.

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Aaj ki Baat May 8 episode: Rajat Sharma on why stone pelters killing tourist is a shame on Kashmiriyat

May 09, 2018, 05:17 PM IST

Monday’s incident is a clear case of desperation on part of the militants, who work on directions from across the border. They should know that they are harming their own Kashmiri brethren by resorting to such senseless acts.

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Aaj ki Baat May 7 episode: Rajat Sharma on SC quashing bungalows for ex-Chief Ministers in UP

May 08, 2018, 06:10 PM IST

With the Supreme Court giving its verdict, all the former chief ministers of UP will have to vacate their bungalows. I hope this will be enforced in other states too.

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Opinion | Aaj Ki Baat: Rajat Sharma on how a Bihar minister was instrumental in circulating fake news

May 05, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

On visual and digital media, the death toll was first given out at 27, it was then reduced to 12, and at around 8 pm, it was reported that six persons had died.

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Aaj Ki Baat May 3 episode: Rajat Sharma on why PM's campaign may change Karnataka poll scenario

May 04, 2018, 02:15 PM IST

After noticing huge crowds at Modi's rallies in the last two days, the party has now decided that the prime minister will address 21 public meetings instead of 15, as scheduled earlier.

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Aaj ki Baat May 2 episode: Rajat Sharma on why stonepelters in the Valley have no religion

May 03, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

After Wednesday's stonepelting incident, most of the Kashmiris have started saying that such stonepelters, who defy all canons of human values, have no right to live.

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Aaj ki Baat May 1 episode: Why PM Modi adopts aggressive mode during poll campaigns

May 02, 2018, 06:31 PM IST

At election rallies, Modi does not speak as a Prime Minister. He speaks as the star campaigner for his party, and there lies the difference.

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Aaj ki Baat April 30 episode: Rajat Sharma on politics over Lalu Prasad's discharge from AIIMS

May 01, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

AIIMS doctors now say, Lalu Prasad has recovered and he can be sent back. One should trust the opinion of the AIIMS medical team, because doctors at AIIMS do not take decision under any pressure.

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Aaj ki Baat April 27 episode: Rajat Sharma on why India, China should join hands

Apr 28, 2018, 03:22 PM IST

It will be in the interest of both India and China to forge friendship, and this will be beneficial for the entire South Asian region.

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Aaj ki Baat April 26 episode: Rajat Sharma on Sheer negligence leading to death of 13 children in Kushinagar

Apr 27, 2018, 03:31 PM IST

Such mishaps cannot be prevented by making law, or posting staff at railway crossings. We should create awareness about the need to avoid using earphones while driving or walking across railway tracks.

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Aaj Ki Baat: Rajat Sharma on how Asaram's crimes have brought a bad name to the world of saints

Apr 26, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

Asaram has been convicted presently only in one case. There is another rape case pending against him in Gujarat's Surat.

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Aaj ki Baat April 24 episode: Rajat Sharma on CRPF jawans eliminating 37 Maoists

Apr 25, 2018, 02:36 PM IST

Those killed include several dreaded Maoist commanders and female Dalam commanders. At last, good news have started coming in about Maoists being eliminated in operations by security forces.

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Aaj ki Baat Apr 20 episode: Rajat Sharma on how Congress is setting a dangerous precedent by seeking removal of CJI

Apr 21, 2018, 04:17 PM IST

The Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promptly posted his comments on Facebook saying "the Congress Party and its friends have started using impeachment as a political tool".    

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Aaj ki Baat April 19 episode: Rajat Sharma on why Opposition must accept SC verdict in judge Loya death case

Apr 20, 2018, 03:27 PM IST

The Supreme Court verdict makes it amply clear that Rahul Gandhi was trying to "settle political scores" with Amit Shah behind the screen.

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Aaj ki Baat April 18 episode: Rajat Sharma on how rumours fed by social media created a cash crunch crisis

Apr 19, 2018, 01:17 PM IST

There is no cash crunch crisis as such. One has to remain alert and should stop trusting messages that circulate on social media, otherwise such difficulties may recur.

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Aaj ki Baat April 17 episode: Rajat Sharma on why connecting cash crunch with Nirav Modi is nothing but a 'jumla'

Apr 18, 2018, 02:21 PM IST

Connecting the cash crunch issue with Nirav Modi's fraud with PNB, is nothing but a political 'jumla' (empty remark) by Rahul Gandhi.

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