The Central govt on Friday announced that booster vaccine doses will be available for everyone above the age of 18 years from April 10.
Pak SC strikes down Dy speaker's decision, calls for no-trust vote; UN suspends Russia from Human Rights Council; more
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri's controversial move to dismiss a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday were hiked again by 80 paise a litre each, taking the total increase in rates in the last 16 days to Rs 10 per litre or over 10 per cent.
Imran Khan dissolved the Pakistani National Assembly on Sunday and called for fresh elections. Afterwards, he also called for widespread protests. Following his actions, many are now speculating what is next for the former Prime Minister.
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation announced that all meat shops located within the vicinity of a temple will remain closed between April 2-April 11, due to Navaratri celebrations. In this panel discussion, BJP and Congress spokesperson..
The foreign currency crisis, soaring fuel prices and regular power cuts have hit the tourism sector of the island country of Sri Lanka. Tourism, one of the major contributors to Sri Lanka’s economy, is now going to see its vulnerable phase ..
Meat shops will not be allowed to open from Tuesday during Navratri till April 11, said South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Mukesh Suryan on Tuesday. He also asked the municipal commissioner to ensure strict adherence of his directives. ..
In today's good news section, we learn about a school in Chhattisgarh that uses sensory devices to teach students, such as learning poems and riddles through the use of gadgets. Watch this video to learn more about Chattisgarh's one-..
An IIT graduate attacked two policemen with a sharp weapon outside the Gorakhnath temple in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening. The CCTV footage of the incident shows the accused chasing security personnel with a sharp weapon. The accused keep..
The world of the music industry lost a star when singer Lata Mangeshkar, often tagged as the 'Nightingale of India', left for her heavenly abode. However, ‘In Memoriam’ section of the 64th Annual Grammy Awards did not mention the nam..
In an exclusive interview with India Today, former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the ongoing protests in Sri Lanka are similar to the "Arab Spring." "This is the first time you've seen people take to the str..
Pakistan's political crisis worsened after the Deputy Speaker of the Pakistan National Assembly blocked a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan. Pakistan is a nuclear-armed country with a population of over 220 million pe..
In the midst of a deepening political crisis, with Prime Minister Imran Khan at the epicentre, Pakistani leader Fawad Chaudhry stated that the army had no role in Pakistan's political turmoil. In an exclusive interview with India Toda..
Sri Lanka is in the grip of its worst economic crisis, with the country running out of resources. The country ran out of diesel on Thursday, and the government is unable to pay for fuel imports due to a lack of foreign exchange. It is currentl..
Pakistan has been on edge since opposition parties submitted a no-confidence motion to the National Assembly Secretariat on March 8. Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed a massive rally in the national capital on S..
Trouble continues to mount for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government ahead of the April 3 no-confidence vote in the country's National Assembly. Opposition leaders Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Maulana Fazlur R..
In an exclusive interview with India Today's Rajdeep Sardesai, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Dr Palanivel Thiagaajan blamed the Central government for the rise in fuel prices. "My point is that the union government, which plays politics ..
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government are facing uncertainty, with allies deserting the ruling coalition. On Wednesday, the PTI's coalition partner, Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM..
As the ban on Muslim traders setting up stalls on temple premises or at temple fairs in Karnataka spreads, dismay among temple committees organising the festivals and traders grows. Two BJP leaders spoke out against the move on Monday, urging ..
The ban on Muslim traders participating in Karnataka temple fairs appears to have spread to other districts of the state, and it is expected to escalate into a major conflict in the coming days. On today's episode of News Today, polit..
Five BJP MLAs from West Bengal, including Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, were suspended by assembly Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay on Monday for their alleged unruly conduct in the House. The suspensions were awarded after chaos ensu..
Nearly four years and several scandals later, Prime Minister Imran Khan, facing a no-trust vote in parliament, must gather at least 172 members to save his coalition government from collapsing. Senior Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi speaks..
Pakistan's National Assembly on Monday began its session to discuss the no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan. Reports say 161 lawmakers voted in favour of tabling the resolution. After the resolution, the National As..
Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister for a second term at a ceremony where 52 others were sworn in as ministers.
Rajdeep Sardesai is a senior journalist and author of the best-selling book, '2014: The Election that Changed India'. With 26 years of journalistic experience in print and TV, Sardesai was managing editor of the NDTV network before he set up the IBN 18 network with channels like CNN IBN as founder editor. He began his career with the Times of India and was the city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26. He is presently a consulting editor with the India Today Group and anchors a prime time show on India Today. Specialising in national politics, Sardesai has won numerous awards for journalistic excellence including the prestigious Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008, the International Broadcasters Award for coverage of the 2002 Gujarat riots, and the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for 2007. He has also won the A.. SHOW MORE
Rajdeep Sardesai is a senior journalist and author of the best-selling book, '2014: The Election that Changed India'. With 26 years of journalistic experience in print and TV, Sardesai was managing editor of the NDTV network before he set up the IBN 18 network with channels like CNN IBN as founder editor. He began his career with the Times of India and was the city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26. He is presently a consulting editor with the India Today Group and anchors a prime time show on India Today.
Specialising in national politics, Sardesai has won numerous awards for journalistic excellence including the prestigious Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008, the International Broadcasters Award for coverage of the 2002 Gujarat riots, and the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for 2007. He has also won the Asian Television Awards 2014 for Best News Presenter in Asia for the coverage of the 2014 general elections. He has been News Anchor of the Year at the Indian Television Academy for eight of the last ten years and his programme Big Fight won the Asian TV award for best talk show twice in a row. He has been the President of the Editors Guild of India and was also chosen as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in 2000. Sardesai writes a fortnightly column across several newspapers, including the Hindustan Times.
An Oxford blue at cricket, he completed his Masters and LLB from Oxford University after graduating in economics from St. Xavier's College in Mumbai.
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