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Out of 28 seats, Cong will win 20-22 in LS polls in state: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka CM K Siddaramaiah talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.


Mark Lynas
'The opposition to GM crops is not based on science... There is no substantiated case of a health impact, even so much as a headache'

Tuesday , 26 November '13

An early member of anti-GM movement, Mark Lynas made a turnaround early this year.
'I've never seen evidence of opinion polls influencing voters... making people go with the winner or deciding to back the underdog'

Tuesday , 12 November '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7, renowned psephologist Sir David Butler talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about how he coined the words swing and psephology, the reason he remains optimistic about India after studying its elections for so long, and why bad opinion polls get driven out on own
'A large number of Indians in UK are Gujarati. For them it was a huge issue we had no ties with Gujarat. I’m glad we're dealing with it now'

Tuesday , 22 October '13

One of Britain’s youngest peers, Lord Karan Bilimoria speaks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about how he created Cobra beer brand, why he loves public life and the reason he continues to stay close to India. Excerpts from NDTV 24X7’s Walk the Talk.
Sachin Tendulkar has announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark match, brin...
'I like to compete and hate losing, be it a game of cards, table tennis or go-karting'

Sunday , 13 October '13

In this Walk the Talk from 2006, Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta spoke to Tendulkar.
'There is anger because the Muslim world feels targeted, essentially for 9/11. And its millions of people had nothing to do with that'

Tuesday , 8 October '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7 at his foundation’s latest initiative, the Aga Khan Academy near Hyderabad, His Highness the Aga Khan talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about the growing Shia-Sunni tension that worries him, and the roots of the lack of understanding between the Western and Muslim world. However, he adds, most of the conflicts one sees today have little to do with faith but have a political dimension
Bhanpurawala, Zainulbhai and Abbas Master, with Bhendi Bazaar in the backdrop. The support of Syedna is a majo...
'When we started, someone said there are 15 impossible things. We have conquered 12. Maybe three remaining is not so bad'

Tuesday , 24 September '13

In an inner city development project that is the first of its kind in India, the Bohri community is spearheading a revamp of Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar, from dilapidated structures to towers. In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7, The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta talks to the CEO, secretary and trustee of Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust about the complexities of the project and why they think it’ll succeed.
'The riots took place when I was in power, so I know I can't detach myself from them'

Tuesday , 17 September '13

Last week, the BJP named Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for 2014 elections. In 2004, just before the general elections that year, the Gujarat Chief Minister gave his most detailed interview on the 2002 riots to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24X7’s Walk the Talk. Excerpts:
Stephen P Cohen
'You either normalise with China or normalise with Pakistan. It's easier to normalise with Pakistan. In the long run, competition will be with China'

Tuesday , 3 September '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7, Stephen P Cohen speaks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about the changing US relationship with India and Pakistan, and why India can play a crucial role in nudging Pakistan towards ‘normalisation’.
National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand
Work ethic-wise Saina has a huge drive, Sindhu is still a little kid: P Gopichand

Sunday , 25 August '13

Pullela Gopichand speaks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.
Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, one of the greatest athletes in India’s history, a contemporary of Milkha Singh, and...
Milkha claimed he bettered world record, but he has never done so: Gurbachan Singh Randhawa

Sunday , 11 August '13

Gurbachan Singh Randhawa is one of the greatest athletes in India’s history.
'I am a little worried. Now there is 10-20 per cent chance that we might see 1991 again'

Tuesday , 30 July '13

Economist Arvind Panagariya in talks with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.
'It's a myth 70 dams are proposed...There are three. Had Tehri dam not been there, western UP would have been washed away'

Tuesday , 23 July '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna talks about the difficulties in regulating religious tourism and says he did the best he could
'Let's not mix up irregularity and illegality (on mining)... A day will come when we won't have money left to pay judges'

Tuesday , 2 July '13

In the concluding part of this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says the Supreme Court should have decided faster on the Goa mining stay and why every politician above 65 needs to “review his health and mental conditions”
Manohar Parrikar
'Stalling of legislature not the right answer to issues. You can convert every debate into an attack on the govt and you get more success'

Tuesday , 25 June '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, BJP leader and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar talks about the ‘Parrikar model’ as the way ahead for the BJP and why he wanted the recent party national executive to take a decision on putting Narendra Modi in front
Gujarat riots bad example of governance, says Manohar Parikkar

Thursday , 20 June '13

He sought to shield Modi saying he 'may not have had that kind of grip on admin as he has now.
‘Jan Andolan activism has failed...There cannot be a Tahrir Square every time'

Tuesday , 18 June '13

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Subhash Agarwal speaks about his RTI activism, his major scoops and why journalists should use the information tool more often
Milind Kamble (left) and Chandra Bhan Prasad
'Capitalism is changing caste much faster than any human being. Dalits should look at capitalism as a crusader against caste'

Tuesday , 11 June '13

'I was a young man then, studying in JNU and I thought we must change India.'
'Poetry was always in me'
'Creating the angry young man was not a conscious decision'

Sunday , 26 May '13

I don't know if I will experience that again, the sound of 50,000 people gasping. He was like Caesar.
Dinesh Singh
Delhi University VC makes his case for shift to four-year undergraduate courses

Monday , 13 May '13

It's not mathematics that works here in the university, says Dinesh Singh.