Mamata Banerjee urges govt to withdraw farm laws; 2 farm unions walk out of agitation over Jan 26 violence; more
A day after massive violence was witnessed during farmers' tractor march in Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the govt to withdraw the farm laws.?
Farmers will hold the mega Republic Day tractor march after getting a conditional nod from the Delhi Police. Rallies will enter Delhi from three border points.
An Indian cricket team saddled with broken bones and battered bodies showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy with a historic three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane.
A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 and 580 adverse events following immunisation were reported in the country till now, the Union health ministry said on Monday.
With just a few months for the assembly elections, political leaders from Delhi made a beeline to Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal.?
In a big setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court today stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders.
PM Modi lays out Covid vaccination plan; SC to pronounce orders on farm laws, farmers' protests tomorrow; more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday that three crore Covid warriors will get vaccinated in first phase free of cost. He also said that fears of side effects are misplaced during meet with all state chief ministers.
Centre-farmers' talks: No end to stalemate as govt says 'won't, can't repeal farm laws'; Bengal politics; more
The Centre-farmers' talk ended inconclusively as the farmer leaders stuck to their demand for a complete repeal of three farm laws, while the government wanted to discuss only the "problematic" clauses or other alternatives to end the sta..
Congress Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor and BJP Rajya Sabha MP (nominated) Swapan Das Gupta took part in the BIG DEMOCRACY DEBATE 2020 to discuss public discourse in India. The debate was moderated by India Today Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai.
As the farmers' agitation enters Day 29, India Today TV's Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai visited?Ghazipur and Singhu borders to find out why the kisan is angry and what is that they want.?
In the first local polls in Jammu and Kashmir since it lost its special status, the Gupkar alliance is maintaining its lead as the BJP opened its account in the Kashmir valley while dominating the Jammu region.
New virus scare: India suspends UK flights till Dec 31; Night curfew in Maharashtra from tomorrow; more
Govt has suspended all UK flights till December 31 after alarming case rise in the country due to new Covid strain. Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has assured that there is no need to panic.
Hathras case: CBI files chargesheet as victim's family hopes for justice; PM Modi's outreach to farmers; more
The CBI on Friday filed chargesheet against four accused in the case of gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.
The ongoing battle between farmers and the Central govt has reached the Supreme Court.
The farmer protest around the national capital has completed three weeks today. Three weeks, with the winters peaking in Delhi-NCR. With temperatures now dipping into single digit, the fact is that farmers are protesting in very difficult cond..
PM Modi reaches out to farmers, says Opposition spreading lies; Political showdown after Winter Session scrapped; more
A conspiracy is afoot to confuse farmers over the new agri laws, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday as he made a strong pitch for the legislations amid the protest by cultivators outside Delhi which entered the 20th day.
As the farm laws faceoff continues, the Centre once again offered dialogue but the farmers have refused to relent from their demands. They are adamant on the rollback of the three controversial farm laws.?
Mega showdown in Bengal ahead of the assembly elections in the state. BJP president JP Nadda and Kailash Vijayvargiya's convoys were pelted with stones as they were travelling to Diamond Harbour to address a rally.
As India's search for Covid vaccine gathers steam, a Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Wednesday studied applications filed by the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech for emergency vaccine use and has decided to seek more data fro..
Farmers' Bharat Bandh evoked mixed response across India. Several highways blocked, mandis and shops were shut during the four hours strike.?
With many Opposition parties backing the Bharat bandh, the Centre has issued an advisory directing all the states and Union Territories to tighten security and ensure peace is maintained.
The first round of talks between farmers' unions and government on Tuesday remained inconclusive as the protesting farmers rejected the government's suggestion to set up a committee to look into the three farm laws.
PM Modi defends new farm laws; Moderna claims its vaccine 100% effective in severe Covid cases; more
In Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended the new farm laws and said his government is ready to address farmers' apprehensions.
Mega showdown as thousands of farmers from Punjab breached police barricades in Haryana as they were heading towards Delhi to protest against the new farm laws.
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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