Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Full Coverage : EXPRESS ADDA

Adda-profile

Express Adda is a freewheeling dialogue on contemporary issues with newsmakers in an informal setting, organised by The Indian Express in association with Olive Bar and Kitchen. The first in the series of Addas began with Sir Martin Sorrell.

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The one lesson I have learnt is that I will never resign, says AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal explains why resigning after 49 days was a mistake, his second bid, and why Delhi should vote for his party again.

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‘We have to save wickets, bat for a full 50 and not wait for slog overs’

Arun Jaitley spoke about the Modi government, acche din and getting investors back to India.

GAAR to be revisited, need Plan B for land law: Arun Jaitley at Express Adda
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August 27, 2014

Jaitley said investors came into a country because of easier business environment, not higher limits.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is guest at Express Adda
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August 26, 2014

Jaitley will interact with a select audience at the latest edition of Express Adda at Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.

Express Adda with Kevin Pietersen: ‘I have never created mountains out of molehill’
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April 16, 2014

During a conversation with a select audience, KP recalled some of his gritty Test knocks in grim situation.

Maybe I’ll still get to 10,000 Test runs, says Kevin Pietersen
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April 10, 2014

Former England star says ‘text scandal’ biggest regret of career.

Express Adda with Prithviraj Chavan: ‘Building new magnet cities around a larger city is the way ahead’
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March 13, 2014

At the Express Adda, Prithviraj Chavan, and economist Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia, spoke about urban development.

‘Link small towns with megacities to create urban agglomerations’
March 5, 2014

There are many states where local governments are completely dependent on state governments.

Express Adda with Farhan Akhtar: ‘I must thank all the actors who refused to play Milkha Singh before me’
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February 12, 2014

At the recent Express Adda in Mumbai, Farhan Akhtar spoke about his creative process, his transition from director to actor, and being Milkha.

Express Adda: ‘This government has turned us all into cynics’
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November 22, 2013

At Express Adda in Delhi,Shekhar Gupta,Adil Zainulbhai,Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Mallika Sarabhai.

Express Adda: Some rights, many wrongs; an assessment of UPA
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November 14, 2013

The UPA government has turned everybody into ‘cynics’,Mallika Sarabhai said.

In a time of stress and elections,an evening Adda to reimagine India
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November 13, 2013

The informal,intelligent conversation will be moderated by Shekhar Gupta.

I wish filmmakers see that I can carry a love story: Irrfan
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September 6, 2013

At the Express Adda held last week,Irrfan spoke about his international projects.

Express Adda: An evening with a powerhouse performer, Irrfan
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August 30, 2013

Irrfan,India’s biggest acting export,is the guest at Express Adda tonight.

‘There is no plan to look for allies for a pre-poll tie-up’
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June 27, 2013

At the latest Express Adda,BJP president Rajnath Singh in conversation with Shekhar Gupta,Editor-in-Chief,The Express Group,talks about Narendra Modi’s appointment as the party’s election campaign committee chief,L K Advani’s concerns and the BJP’s preparations for the polls ahead

Express Adda with Kapil Sibal: ‘No institution is doing what it should under the Constitution’
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June 5, 2013

He’s a seasoned politician,often given charge of ministries in crisis. He’s also a poet,who deals with subjects as varied as love and international affairs.

Polity,complexity,not government behind spate of problems: Sibal
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May 29, 2013

He also said that the courts were going beyond their jurisdiction.

Kapil Sibal,minister in the hot seat,at Adda today
May 27, 2013

Among other things,Sibal will talk about UPA government’s perceived governance deficit.

‘We can’t make a political film in India without camouflaging it’
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May 17, 2013

Cinema couldn’t have broken free of its famed ‘formula’ and talked real if not for new filmmakers

‘Problem is hypersensitive India and political lobbies,not Censor Board’
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May 12, 2013

The Censor Board is only following a template: Dibakar Banerjee

They hold a mirror to our times,Anurag and Dibakar are guests at Adda on Friday night
May 9, 2013

Kashyap and Banerjee are heralded as the men who are spearheading a cinematic revolution in India.

Problem is that the majority of power lies with the Centre,says Sukhbir Singh Badal
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May 3, 2013

The latest Express Adda brought new perspective to discourse on coalition politics and reforms.

‘I don’t even smile at my parents when I lose. The anger is there till you win’
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March 29, 2013

Saina Nehwal spoke about her on-court challenges,getting a slap from her mother after a loss at Nationals and why she doesn’t smile at her Chinese rivals.

Saina says hates losing,seeing rivals celebrate
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March 24, 2013

Says has to work harder than most as she doesn’t always have the strokes

Saina Nehwal to hold court at Express Adda today
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March 22, 2013

A select audience in the capital will interact with Nehwal at the latest edition of Express Adda.

At Express Adda,Virat Kohli calls Kevin Pietersen a total team man
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November 1, 2012

During two of IPL seasons — 2009,2010 — Kohli shared that space with Kevin Pietersen.

At Express Adda,Virat Kohli explains what he wants from Sachin,Dhoni and others
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October 30, 2012

Kohli in conversation with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.

Top batsman,potential captain Virat Kohli at Adda today
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Virat Kohli was still to cross the line separating promise and fulfillment

Express Adda: Near 70,he still gets mobbed
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September 30, 2012

If I were filmi,I wouldn’t be sitting here: Amitabh Bachchan at the Express Adda.

Delhi’s date with Big B at Adda tonight
September 28, 2012

Introducing Amitabh Bachchan or describing what he brings to cinema is not an easy task.

Reflections from Ground Euro
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September 6, 2012

Ambassadors of Spain,Greece and Portugal presented a united face on the survival of the euro at the Express Adda.

‘Credit ratings of some nations simply not fair,not real’
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September 2, 2012

Raptakis suggested that Europe should not rely on US-headquartered rating agencies

As world worries about Europe,3 key envoys are Adda guests tonight
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August 31, 2012

As the world worries about Europe’s crisis,ambassadors of three key economies will be the guests at Express Adda in Mumbai on Friday.

“Chess players are no more eccentric than other people”
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July 28, 2012

In conversation with Shekhar Gupta,Editor-in-Chief of the Express Group,and Rajendra S Pawar,Chairman of NIIT,Viswanathan Anand said that though Indians playing chess were highly regarded by the world — like those in technology,fashion and IT — the enormity of social changes needed in India remain as baffling as ever.

India in London: Anand cautious,but optimistic
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July 21, 2012

World Champion Viswanathan Anand said he was ‘cautiously optimistic’ about India’s chances at the Olympics beginning in London.

Anand,lord of the world of chess,is guest at Express Adda today
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July 19, 2012

Anand will field questions about the sport,challenges that lie ahead of him and fatherhood.