This edition of Express Adda, held at The Claridges, New Delhi, hosted Carnatic maestro TM Krishna. In a discussion with The Indian Express Deputy Editor Seema Chishti and Associate Editor Amrith Lal, Krishna spoke about challenging the established order, questioning privilege and how art changes the way you deal with the real world.
Mark Tully spoke on being a celebrity journalist before the age of the selfie, the BBC scooping the news of Indira Gandhi’s assassination and why he thinks an assault on ideas will not go too far in India.
The latest edition of the Express Adda held at Tote on the Turf in Mumbai hosted actor Saif Ali Khan.
THIS EDITION of the Express Adda held at Tote on the Turf, Lower Parel, Mumbai, saw India’s star batsman Rohit Sharma in conversation with The Indian Express Deputy Editor, Seema Chishti…
At a meeting in early December last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that he thought persons with disability should be renamed as people who are “divyang”, or possessed with divinity.
India was the among the first countries to sign and ratify the UN Convention on Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), which uses the term “Persons with Disabilities”.
The biggest worry for Modi sarkar is the state of the economy which has shown signs of worsening decline in the past few months.
Tina Dabi, the IAS Topper this year, is gracious and calm despite the pressures of the moment. A story of “patience and consistency”, as she puts it herself.
A former Permanent Representative to UNESCO says India has always had a principled line on the Kohinoor’s return, and the matter has been in the domain of the MEA, not the Culture Ministry.
As India’s 11th President, APJ Abdul Kalam led an active public life and came to be known as the People’s President. In this Idea Exchange from 2009, moderated by deputy editor Seema Chishti, Kalam speaks about his ideas, his vision for the country and the youth
Forty years after the Emergency, RK Dhawan, Indira Gandhi’s closest aide and her biggest confidante, admits to excesses
during those times, blames then chief ministers for ‘instigating’ Sanjay Gandhi and insists Emergency cannot be imposed today. Moderated by Seema Chishti of The Indian Express:
Columbia University professor Philip Oldenburg has written about how “political scientists did not expect India to survive as a democracy…
Did the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs give an inch, or did it take a mile? That’s the question, as officials across states and at various levels ponder how to take the measure of a measuring tape.
SBI Mutual Fund, after detailed studies, internal reports and due procedure, was set to launch the Shariah-compliant scheme on December 1, 2014.
The Express Adda presented by Yes Bank in association with Olive and IIFL was at The guppy pop up at Olive, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, last week. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje spoke to Seema Chishti, Deputy Editor, and P Vaidyanathan Iyer, National Affairs Editor, The Indian Express, about the theory of continuity, making farmers partners in business, being a student in Mumbai, and dinner politics with family members from other parties
At the Express Adda held in Delhi, Union HRD minister Smriti Irani in conversation with The Indian Express deputy editor Seema Chishti, spoke…
At the latest edition of Express Adda, held last week at Olive Bar & Kitchen, Mumbai, in association…