‘Why does a boy pick up the gun? It’s not about Burhan Wani… need to address idea behind him’
In this edition of Idea Exchange, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti dismisses any future alliance with the BJP, asserts that there has to be some dialogue with separatists and also acknowledges that Pakistan is important in resolving the Kashmir crisis.
In this edition of Idea Exchange, Sachin Pilot says the decision to make him Rajasthan Deputy CM was collective and he is optimistic that an opposition led by Congress will defeat BJP is Lok Sabha polls.
In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.
Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.
Former Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph talks about the January 12 judges press conference, delay in collegium appointments earlier, PM Narendra Modi's visit to CJI’s court and reflects on constitutional morality in faith-linked cases.
Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".
In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.
Former governor of Reserve Bank of India Bimal Jalan talks about how he addressed the issues of transparency and accountability in financial transactions and governance in his new book, India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond.
MSMEs need to understand that they cannot build a sustainable business by paying workers crude wages, not having them on their rolls, paying them in cash... There is a very real possibility of a pushback from
Asian Games javelin gold medalist Neeraj Chopra shares his vision for the next year and admits that 'consistent performance' has led international athletes to take him seriously. Neeraj also underlines the importance of technique in the game.
"In a democracy, people's views range from the extreme Left to the extreme Right. It is our job to ensure that all thoughts reach the people. The people are intelligent enough to decide what is in their interest," says RS deputy chairman Harivansh.
In this edition of Idea Exchange, author Gurcharan Das talks about exploring the concept of desire in latest book Kama: The Riddle Of Desire. Talking to reporters of Indian Express, he also discussed about the political scenario and much more.
In this edition of Idea Exchange, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan addresses questions by reporters on climate change and weather prediction.
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