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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on how Mufti's remarks on Muslims should be treated

Jan 31, 2018, 10:27 PM IST

The vice-chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Personal Law Board and the Deputy Grand Mufti of the state Nasirul Islam has asked Muslims in India to demand a separate country.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on cinegoers' reply to vandals protesting against Padmaavat

Jan 26, 2018, 07:41 PM IST

One thing is clear from the first day of screening: wherever the state government and police remained extra alert, vandals and hooligans failed to indulge in unruly acts.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on states not acting tough over Padmaavat row

Jan 25, 2018, 06:13 PM IST

The cinema hall owners have been watching the situation as it unfolded and have found to their dismay that the state governments and their police were not acting tough against the protesters.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why state govts must ensure security for screening of Padmaavat

Jan 24, 2018, 05:19 PM IST

It is the duty of each state government, to abide by the Supreme Court order, and provide full security to such cinema halls.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Kejriwal blaming others for disqualification of AAP MLAs

Jan 23, 2018, 03:36 PM IST

It now seems clear that neither Kejriwal nor his party leaders know how to run a government or an assembly.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma's advice to Karni Sena on Padmaavat row

Jan 19, 2018, 07:03 PM IST

The bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra reminded the state governments of their obligation to protect the fundamental right granted in the Constitution by ensuring law and order.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on the mystery behind seizure of Rs 97 cr demonetized notes

Jan 18, 2018, 03:39 PM IST

One theory that is being floated is that the demonetized notes might have been kept for exchange through the Nepal, Bhutan routes, but the RBI clarified that demonetized currency notes were no more legal tender in those two neighbouring countries.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on withdrawal of Haj subsidy

Jan 17, 2018, 02:51 PM IST

The Supreme Court had, in 2012, asked the government to completely phase out Haj subsidy. On the face of it, the subsidy was not benefiting Haj pilgrims, but the airlines, who were getting the subsidy directly from the government.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on terrorists using armour-piercing steel bullets in Kashmir

India | Jan 11, 2018, 02:17 PM IST

It is now time for the United States to not only shut off all monetary aid to Pakistan, but also stop military supplies to our hostile neighbour.

India TV Editor-in-chief Rajat Sharma

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on modernisation of madrasas

Jan 10, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

In his letter, Rizvi has alleged that most of the madrasas are being run by Muslim clerics, who are imparting "misplaced and misconceived" religious education to Muslim children.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on AMU scholar joining militancy

Jan 09, 2018, 07:53 PM IST

It is the responsibility of parents in the Valley to appeal to the misguided youths, because terrorism is a blind alley.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Kejriwal's rude jolt to Kumar Vishwas

Jan 09, 2018, 08:55 PM IST

Vishwas revealed how during the last seven months he was being consistently sidelined by the party leadership.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Pakistan is not granting consular access to Jadhav

Jan 09, 2018, 08:57 PM IST

The External Affairs Ministry in Delhi dismissed the video as "propagandistic exercise" which "simply carries no credibility".

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Maharashtra caste clashes

Jan 04, 2018, 03:29 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis chose not to commit the mistake done by his counterpart in neighbouring Gujarat, where police took action against Dalits, and this gave rise to emergence of local Dalit leaders.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Electoral bonds for political parties

Jan 03, 2018, 06:02 PM IST

In the last 70 years of independence, political parties had been taking donations from corporates and individuals, and most of the money was unaccounted.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Donald Trump's threat to Pakistan

Jan 02, 2018, 05:19 PM IST

Clearly, Pakistan is doing this to assuage US concerns, similarly like the cosmetic "house arrest" of Hafiz Saeed last year.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Mumbai rooftop inferno

Dec 30, 2017, 05:41 PM IST

Police is now on the lookout of the absconding restro-bar managers and owners, but the deaths of 14 people have laid bare the venality of the entire system that includes the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the fire brigade and police.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Pakistan’s ‘PR stunt’: ‘What Pakistan is trying to hide about Kulbhushan Jadhav?’

Dec 26, 2017, 04:03 PM IST

If Kulbhushan Jadhav is alright, he has not been tortured, then what is the problem in providing him consular access?

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Yogi Adityanath breaking Noida 'jinx'

Dec 23, 2017, 09:30 PM IST

For the last 29 years, chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh had been avoiding visits to Noida because of the widespread superstition that any CM visiting Noida loses his or her seat soon after.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why trial court's 2G verdict runs counter to what SC said in its judgement

Dec 22, 2017, 04:37 PM IST

Few people will try to understand that it was the Supreme Court which had described the 2G licence allotments as "arbitrary, capricious and contrary to public interest", and had cancelled all 122 licences.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on call for stopping immersion of ashes in Ganga

Dec 21, 2017, 03:46 PM IST

The Centre should first concentrate on removing polluting industries from the banks of Ganga, and then think of "revisiting" centuries-old Hindu traditions.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on lessons for Rahul from Gujarat poll results

Dec 20, 2017, 09:55 PM IST

In his speeches, Rahul incessantly attacked Modi's Gujarat model, but 49 per cent of voters in Gujarat voted for Modi.

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Gujarat results: 'Entire credit

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Gujarat results: 'Entire credit of Gujarat victory goes to Modi'

Dec 19, 2017, 10:38 PM IST

The victory in Gujarat reinforces the trust people had in Modi's leadership, and the hopes of Modi's opponents have been dashed.

Aaj Ki Baat December 14 episode

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on exit poll projections: ‘If Gujarat exit polls proved true on Dec 18, credit for BJP's victory goes to Modi’

Dec 15, 2017, 02:44 PM IST

While it appeared initially that Patidars' anger could harm BJP, it was Modi who changed the atmosphere in the final lap of campaigning.

Aaj Ki Baat December 13 episode.

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on FRDI Bill: 'Why PM scotched rumours being spread about bank deposits'

Dec 14, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Congress leaders like Anand Sharma have been posing questions based on rumours, and one should be aware about the sources trying to create unnecessary panic among bank depositors.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on PM Modi's seaplane ride in Gujarat

Dec 13, 2017, 03:18 PM IST

Modi always thinks originally, has innovative ideas and implements them suddenly. When denied a roadshow, the Prime Minister opted for an airshow to the delight of his fans and supporters.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Pak connect to Guj polls: 'Manmohan Singh, Hamid Ansari should have avoided attending dinner with Pakistanis'

Dec 12, 2017, 02:06 PM IST

One expects experienced administrators like Dr Singh and Hamid Ansari to avoid getting caught in such a trap, and if they do, they should admit the same.

Aaj Ki Baat December 8 episode: Congress on defensive in

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Congress on defensive in the face of an aggressive Modi

Dec 10, 2017, 08:59 PM IST

Right from the time when Sonia Gandhi used the phrase 'maut ke saudagar' to the 'khoon ki dalali' remark by Rahul Gandhi, Modi read out names of almost all senior Congress leaders who had hurled abuses at him.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Mani Shankar Aiyar's atrocious remarks

Dec 08, 2017, 03:56 PM IST

The Congress leadership did the right thing in first asking Aiyar to apologize, and later suspending him from the primary membership of the party.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Kapil Sibal's stand on Ayodhya in SC

Dec 07, 2017, 04:23 PM IST

The question now is under whose pressure did Kapil Sibal tell the Supreme Court that he wanted the hearing to be deferred till 2019?

Aaj Ki Baat December 5 episode.

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Kapil Sibal’s request in SC: ‘Congress must clarify its stand on Ram temple in Ayodhya’

Dec 06, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Kapil Sibal's request in SC comes on the eve of polling in Gujarat, where the party is trying to prove Rahul's identity as a devout "janeu" wearing Hindu and a devotee of Lord Shiva.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on 'Aurangzeb raaj' row

Dec 05, 2017, 01:48 PM IST

Mani Shanker Aiyar has this knack of making a funny remark at the wrong time. He sought to compare Rahul's ascension with Aurangzeb.

Aaj Ki Baat December 01 episode

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on BJP win: 'Yogi deserves credit for UP civic polls victory'

Dec 02, 2017, 07:35 PM IST

Though Yogi has given credit to the "vision" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the "strategy" of BJP chief Amit Shah, the credit rightly goes to him.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Q2 GDP growth: 'It has silenced critics of PM Modi, Jaitley'

Dec 01, 2017, 04:36 PM IST

The notable fact is that this growth was recorded under the new GST regime which was ushered in from July 1.

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Opinion | Rajat Sharma on Rahul Gandhi’s name in Somnath Temple register

Nov 30, 2017, 07:49 PM IST

The question is: who was responsible for this faux pas during elections? Naturally, neither Rahul nor Ahmed Patel would have committed such an error.

Aaj Ki Baat November 27 episode.

Opinion | Rajat Sharma on PM’s Gujarat blitzkrieg: ‘How Narendra Modi demolished Rahul Gandhi's charges’

Nov 28, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

So far, the Congress tried its best not to make the poll campaign in Gujarat, a Modi versus Rahul battle, but on Monday, Modi demolished their strategy.

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