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Sriprakash Jaiswal speaks about the row over the CAG draft report, no-go mining areas and the assembly elections in UP.
Sunday , 1 April '12Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav speaks about the party''s 'goonda-raj'' image, mid-term elections and why he backed Akhilesh as CM.
'There''s money offshore waiting to come to India. They want a reason to invest...the Budget hasn''t given them that reason''
Sunday , 25 March '12Naina Lal Kidwai, Group General Manager and Country Head, HSBC India, speaks about the investment climate in the country, the stress on real-economy sectors and the need for a quota for women in boardrooms.
Tuesday , 20 March '12Naina Lal Kidwai, Group General Manager and Country Head of HSBC India, will be our guest at Idea Exchange on March 23. Send us your questions for her here.
'Even after all the reforms, there is too much government, too much interference and too much corruption''
Sunday , 18 March '12Sunil Munjal, Joint MD of Hero MotoCorp, speaks about fixing "government-industry interface" and Hero''s journey from a shop selling cycle parts in Lahore to being the leading player in the two-wheeler segment.
Sunday , 11 March '12Trinamool leader and Railways minister Dinesh Trivedi analyses the recent assembly election results, the rise of regional parties and his plan for the Railways.
Monday , 5 March '12Dinesh Trivedi, Railway Minister and senior TMC leader, will be our guest at Idea Exchange on March 7. Send us your questions for him here.
Sunday , 4 March '12Pawan Kumar Bansal speaks about the upcoming Budget session and the floor coordination in Parliament.
'What happened in Egypt was like an earthquake. There are eruptions. I see some more softer aftershocks''
Sunday , 26 February '12Khaled El Bakly, Ambassador of Egypt to India, speaks about the revolution in his country and the road ahead.
'In Gujarat, people have put Modi in charge. Here, Prithviraj Chavan lives on New Delhi''s blessings''
Sunday , 19 February '12MNS chief Raj Thackeray speaks about the BMC election, his reasons for leaving the Shiv Sena and his stand on 'outsiders'' in Mumbai
Wednesday , 15 February '12In this Idea Exchange moderated by Y P Rajesh (Resident Editor, Mumbai), Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan says the civic polls could signal Sena''s decline ahead of 2014
Sunday , 12 February '12Days after G Madhavan Nair and three other scientists were barred from occupying government positions for their role in the Antrix-Devas deal, the former ISRO chairman explains why ISRO took up the project and says the government has sent out "a very wrong message" to the scientific community. The session was moderated by Assistant Editor Amitabh Sinha
Tuesday , 7 February '12Madhavan Nair and three other scientists have been debarred from taking any govt position.
'At no point did we ask the authors to leave...We were disappointed they did not take us into confidence''
Sunday , 5 February '12Sanjoy Roy and Namita Gokhale, organisers of the Jaipur Literature Festival, talk of the Salman Rushdie controversy and say it was a "foolish miscalculation" on their part to announce his visit beforehand.
Sunday , 29 January '12At The Indian Express Idea Exchange, CRPF DG Vijay Kumar explains how his force deals with Naxals.
'They (Akalis) have indulged in vendetta politics. We won''t do anything like that. Our focus is Punjab''
Sunday , 22 January '12Capt Amarinder Singh talks about the Congress''s electoral prospects and the party''s strategy to deal with rebels in coming Assembly elections in Punjab.
'We''ll have to carry everybody with us...we have an open mind on all demands. (Lokpal) is not an issue where one should be rigid''
Sunday , 8 January '12In this Idea Exchange moderated by Assistant Editor Amitabh Sinha, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Narayanasamy, speaks about the Lokpal debate in the Rajya Sabha and finding a middle ground on the Bill
Sunday , 1 January '12From leading politicians to the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, from successful entrepreneurs to social activists, the Idea Exchange showcased talent, intellect and power. Here is a pick of 2011
Sunday , 25 December '11Rajnath Singh, senior BJP leader and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, speaks about the Lokpal Bill and the party''s strategy for the upcoming UP elections. This session was moderated by Assistant Editor Swaraj Thapa
Sunday , 18 December '11Abhishek Manu Singhvi says it''s important to have a "lean and efficient" Lokpal.
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