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Vijai Trivedi is best known for his Political reporting, Parliamentary coverage, and his unique style of interviewing top politicians, bureaucrats, and celebrities. With his more than 30 years long stint of political reporting and deep understanding of the Indian political arena, he softly puts the hardest of questions to his subjects without being shrill and roaringly loud.
He has written 3 books focussing on how BJP evolved since the days of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath. His latest book BJP, Kal, Aaj Aur Kal drew a lot of attention where he thoroughly analyzed the rise of BJP and its place and future in Indian Politics. His other two books are Yada Yada hi Yogi on the emergence of Yogi Adityanath in BJP and Haar Nahi Manunga on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the founding architect of the BJP.
He worked for NDTV India for almost 17 years and rose to become its Consulting Editor. Later he became the National Affairs Editor of News Nation TV Channel and Editor-in-Chief of News State TV channel. He was also the host of some of India’s most popular TV news show The Vijay Trivedi Show, Chakravyuh, Vijay Chowk, Big Fight Live, Hamse Hai India, Dilli Chalo, India This Week, Hotline, Sawal Aapke, Ravivar and Aaina. He also launched the popular regional news channel of Rajasthan First India TV and later moved to Digital Journalism to launch H.S. News, the YouTUbe channel of India’s oldest multi-lingual News Agency Hindusthan Samachar.
He started his journalistic career in print journalism with the Navbharat Times, the Hindi daily newspaper of The Times of India Group in 1985 and also worked for the India Today. His other major assignment in print journalism was with Rajasthan Patrika, where he took charge as its National Editor in New Delhi.
He hosts his weekly news show The Vijai Trivedi Show on satyahindi.com with his insightful analysis of political events unfolding every week.
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