The Rajdeep Sardesai interview: ‘Today, you are expected to be a bhakt or a permanent critic’

One of the best-known faces on television news says he is neither, as he talks about the state of India and the controversies surrounding him.
Akash Banerjee  · 11 July 2015· 08:30 pm
The Rajdeep Sardesai interview: 'Today, you are expected to be a bhakt or a permanent critic'

Photo Credit: Rajdeep Sardesai on Twitter
In his most in-depth interview to date, well-known TV journalist and anchor Rajdeep Sardesai spoke about his complicated relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the crisis of credibility in the media, being the favourite target of online trolls, how it has been tough getting over the break-up with CNN-IBN and why its factually incorrect to label him a ‘Congressi’.
Your chat with Lalit Modi was perhaps one of the most talked about news interviews of the year. After talking to you, he was forced to shun all TV interviews; do you think the interview damaged his prospects?
I don’t think it damaged his prospects, but it surely showed up Lalit Modi and the Indian establishment for what they are. Here’s a person who’s “most wanted” on Indian shores and ministers are being asked to resign on his
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