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Extreme left, right have captured public debate: Author Amish Tripathi

Speaking extensively on the constant overlooking of ancient wisdom, author Amish Tripathi said religion and liberalism can go hand in hand if we are taught about our culture.

Watch: Author Amish Tripathi at Express Adda

The Express Adda is a series of informal interactions organised by The Indian Express Group and features those at the centre of change.


Author Amish Tripathi is guest at Express Adda today

A graduate of IIM-Calcutta, Amish had worked for over a decade in the financial services industry before he decided to drop his surname, and set out to make a name as a writer.

‘That this election is so unpredictable tells us how robust our democratic process is’: Ruchir Sharma

In a discussion moderated by The Indian Express Group’s Executive Director Anant Goenka and National Opinion Editor Vandita Mishra, Ruchir Sharma spoke on national security as a poll issue, social media shaping politics and how it’s impossible to call this election.

‘Polarised like never... anyone who predicts tally is a charlatan,' says Ruchir Sharma

The author and global investor Ruchir Sharma, fresh from his 28th election trip, was making the case for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections being the most unpredictable anyone’s ever seen in this country so far.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta at Express Adda: ‘I think real challenge will begin after Lok Sabha election’

In a discussion moderated by Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, he spoke on how this has been an election of low expectations, the erosion of institutions and the challenges after the polls.


PB Mehta at Express Adda: Liberal, secular seen as bad words, even Opposition shies

“There’s is no expectation of a visionary alternative, alternative Opposition or a return to basic constitutional principles. There’s no promise of achhe din as compared to the 2014 election,” he said.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is guest at Express Adda today

Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Vice Chancellor of Ashoka University and a contributing editor with The Indian Express, has been speaking truth to power on all important issues, nudging people to think deeper, leading them to fundamental questions.

Sachin Pilot at #ExpressAdda: When a govt gets voted out because of the quality of schools, you will see change

"I think the three states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan have certainly set the tone for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and I also think that it’s a sign for things to come," he said.

For Brothers Raghavan, crime is content, retro is five years old

With their twist-in-the tale and dark humour, Sriram and Shridhar Raghavan have helmed many of Indian cinema’s most gripping narratives.

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Sir Mark Tully at Express Adda: In Pictures

Sir Mark Tully, former Delhi bureau chief for BBC, was the guest at Express Adda on Saturday. The venerated journalist expressed his opinions on the contemporary socio-political paradigm in the country.


Express Adda: Prithviraj Chavan discusses Maharashtra development

Prithviraj Chavan shared thoughts on Maharashtra development, Mumbai Metro, among other things.

Exclusive: Farhan Akhtar in conversation with Shekhar Gupta at Express Adda

Bollywood actor, director Farhan Akhtar, who has bagged almost all Best Actor awards this season for his power packed performance as Milkha Singh in biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', was in conversation with Indian Express Group Editor Shekhar Gupta at Express Adda in Mumbai on Monday (February 4).

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Express Adda with Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee, Oncologist and Award Winning Author

In this edition of The Express Adda, Dr. Mukherjee spoke about the questions that drive him to excellence and helped us with answers to the deepest mysteries of life.