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Siddhartha Mukherjee: 'I’m an advocate of humility... our attempts to tamper with selection have gone badly in history’

Siddhartha Mukherjee spoke about gene editing and Artificial Intelligence as the new frontiers of medicine, the ethical implications of both and why he writes.

At Express Adda today: Tabu, on what drives her in changing industry

Tabu’s filmography is proof that she has, always with care, focussed on films that allowed her to play complex characters.

Express Adda to host Ravi Shankar Prasad today

At the Express Adda, Prasad will be in conversation with Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Maneesh Chhibber, National Bureau Chief, The Indian Express.

It will take some time for our character as a ruling party to develop: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari in conversation with Vandita Mishra, about nationalism, the drought in Maharashtra, the Sagar Mala Project, PPP in road construction and the structure of the BJP.

Waterless in Marathwada: Gadkari’s wake-up call to home state: it’s time you spent more on irrigation

Making clear that he did not wish to get into a blame game, Gadkari said: “Irrigation development has long been neglected. The irrigation potential at present is just 18.5 per cent.”

Nitin Gadkari is guest at Express Adda today

Gadkari’s ministry has prioritised development of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway. When he became BJP president, he was his party’s youngest chief.

The composition of our universities has changed but nobody recognises it: P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram was a guest at the Express Adda in Mumbai last week, where he spoke about nationalism not being the preserve of any party, the Ishrat Jahan case and the churn that our universities are going through.

Spirituality is not self-centric; it is seeing the self in everybody: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar explains what spirituality really means, the relationship between spirituality and religion, and what it means to be a world citizen.

No conflict between being a world citizen and a good subject of your state: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was at the Express Adda held in Delhi last week, where he spoke about freedom of speech and sedition, the need for dialogue and why Section 377 needs to go.

Can’t tolerate sedition... govt could’ve been compassionate: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

A Padma Vibushan awardee, Sri Sri spoke on a range of subjects, from freedom of speech to gay rights, and moderating in times of conflict to the arrest of JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest on sedition charges.

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