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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.

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.

Express Adda with Kangana Ranaut: We think women should be a certain way, but audiences want to see raw, real women

National Award-winning Kangana Ranaut was at the Express Adda in Delhi, as she spoke on Rani, Tanu and Datto, preparing for her roles, breaking out and her acting prowess intimidating her male co-stars.

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.

Sukhbir Singh Badal at Adda: No one can beat my father's hard work, even at this age

The ministers took questions from a select audience, as they spoke about the drug crisis in Punjab, the terror attack in Pathankot.

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.

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at Express Adda in Mumbai

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

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari takes questions at Express Adda

Nitin Gadkari is also a former BJP president and considered a leader close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Words of wisdom and spirituality from Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

At an Express Adda session, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar spoke about the true meaning of spirituality and its relationship with science and religion. Here are some nuggets of wisdom to keep in mind.

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda with Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, in Delhi.

'Queen' Kangana Ranaut shines at Express Adda

Kangana Ranaut was recently in the capital to talk about her movies and her onscreen characters at Express Adda.

Express Adda: Every reason to oppose any kind of censorship, says Amartya Sen

Sen argues that for long-term sustainable growth, India must take care of the needs of the poor, especially women.


Exclusive: Arvind Kejriwal at Express Adda

National Convener of the Aam Aadmi Party, Arvind Kejriwal spoke at the Express Adda on Friday evening, (November 14).

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is guest at Indian Express Adda

Union Minister of Finance and Defence Arun Jaitley was the guest at The Indian Express Adda on Wednesday in Mumbai.

Express Adda with Kevin Pietersen: An evening of style and class

Kevin Pietersen, at the Express Adda on Tuesday, spoke at length about the game of cricket, Delhi Daredevils and the road ahead.