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Senior journalists of his media group were in attendance when Haryana politician Venod Sharma, addressed his first rally at Kurukshetra (March 9) after quitting the Congress party. That included resident editors and bureau chiefs of his media properties: Sunday Guardian, India News Haryana, and the newspaper Aaj Samaj. For other media, the event was covered by their local correspondents.
Both the ET and TOI claim they have an exclusive interview (on March 10) with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. While TOI claims that their's is the" first with any Indian newspaper or TV channel" since his appointment, ET says it is an email interview.
Twitter on March 8 night was erupting with agitated tweets from BJP workers and followers after word got around of the tweet put out by NDTV about Sushma Swaraj, which it later withdrew. The channel tweeted about Swaraj saying 'if there is a Modi wave in India why is he looking for a safe seat in UP'? It then put out a correction saying Sushma did not tweet this. The BJP announced a boycott of NDTV. Didn't say for how long.