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‘Earlier, it was all about thinking small and managing shortages. Now you have to think big, create surpluses’

K P Singh, chairman and CEO of real estate giant DLF, recently came out with his autobiography, Whatever the Odds. In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, he talks about his company’s journey, his relationship with Rajiv Gandhi and why India needs to prepare for growing urbanisation


Alain Juppe
‘We would have preferred Gaddafi to have been captured alive...but he was stubborn’

Tuesday , 25 October '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe talks about slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Indo-French relations and terror groups in Pakistan
‘Judges must know their limits...they must not try to run the government’

Tuesday , 18 October '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, former Supreme Court judge and now chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, talks about ‘judicial overreach’ and ‘media excesses’
Justice P N Bhagwati
‘If judges show anger unnecessarily, people will feel we are just like ordinary people. We have to show our stature is above that.’

Tuesday , 11 October '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, former Chief Justice of India P N Bhagwati expresses regret over his habeas corpus judgment that upheld the right of the Indira Gandhi government to suspend all fundamental rights during the Emergency and explains why he wrote a letter of praise to Mrs Gandhi.
Malvinder Mohan Singh (left) and Shivinder Mohan Singh.
‘It’s not a personal ambition to be sitting on people’s boards and pretending to be bosses’

Tuesday , 27 September '11

In this Walk the Talk with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24x7, Malvinder Mohan Singh and Shivinder Mohan Singh of Fortis Healthcare speak about selling their stake in Ranbaxy, acquiring Escorts and dealing with business challenges.
‘How many IITians have done research for a good cooking stove? Where is the contribution of IITs to the real India?’

Tuesday , 20 September '11

Magsaysay award winner Harish Hande is the co-founder of SELCO, an organisation that provides solar lighting in rural areas of Karnataka.
‘It’s time to find a solution for malnutrition. We can’t ask the children of India to wait any longer’

Tuesday , 13 September '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24X7, Vinita Bali, MD, Britannia, talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on why malnutrition is a sleeping emergency that needs urgent action.
HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh
‘Civil society must realise that by having an Act, everything is not going to be gung-ho’

Tuesday , 6 September '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh tells The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta that for the country to move forward, the government needs to stop going from one crisis to another.
‘Aruna Roy principles, combined with Anna desire, govt desire, can give us wonderful bill’

Friday , 2 September '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24×7 with The Indian Express editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta, Infosys founder Narayana Murthy stresses the need for a group of non-political people to come out with an acceptable Lokpal Bill.
‘The largeness of structure in the Jan Lokpal by itself becomes an issue of corruption’

Tuesday , 30 August '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7 with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, member of the National Advisory Council and RTI activist Aruna Roy talks about corruption, civil society and the need to widen the Lokpal debate.
‘We’ve trusted people to give the trigger of a nuclear weapon in the hands of a person they’ve elected but can’t trust them about the Lokpal Bill?’

Tuesday , 9 August '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, Law Minister Salman Khursheed talks to The Indian Express editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta about his new job and its challenges, judicial reforms and the Lokpal Bill.
‘I would have loved to bowl with Zaheer Khan’

Sunday , 31 July '11

One the best all-rounders, Kapil Dev changed the stereotype that India couldn’t produce quality pacers. Speaking to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV’s Walk the Talk, Kapil picks his dream bowling combination, his all-time greatest Indian XI and reveals why Haryana’s Ranji Trophy victory in 1991 is more significant to him than winning the 1983 World Cup.
‘Parliament is the ultimate judge of what law should be, SC the ultimate judge of what law means. That has to be maintained’

Tuesday , 19 July '11

Justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and an expert in sports law, is heading an inquiry into the athletics doping scandal. In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, Justice Mudgal talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about judicial intervention and his love for sports.
‘Bill says Lokpal should prove he has been a fighter against corruption. Where are those people? In media and civil society?’

Tuesday , 5 July '11

In this Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, Chief Information Commissioner Satyananda Mishra talks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on the success of the RTI and why India will need a person with the virtues of “Yudhishtir” if the Lokpal comes into being.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
‘Mere laws will not help. This country needs a social transformation’

Tuesday , 28 June '11

In the second part of the Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who is part of the Anna Hazare-led front for a stronger Lokpal Bill, tells The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta why making laws alone is not enough.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
‘I always tell (activists) unparliamentary words should not be used...I only pity them who use such language’

Tuesday , 21 June '11

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, who is backing the Anna Hazare-led agitation for a stronger Lokpal Bill, tells The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24x7’s Walk the Talk why he wants the movement to remain apolitical.
There is no competition with Anna Hazare: Baba Ramdev

Tuesday , 31 May '11

Ramdev speaks to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on his corruption crusade.
‘The ideal way to bridge the skill gap is to privatise the education system’

Tuesday , 24 May '11

As Pramod Bhasin steps down as CEO of BPO major Genpact, he joins The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24X7’s Walk the Talk and speaks about the changes in the outsourcing industry and his future plans.
‘You should worry less about N-energy than about walking on the streets or driving in Delhi’

Friday , 6 May '11

With Japan facing a nuclear crisis at its Fukushima Daiichi plant, Srikumar Banerjee, Chairman of India’s Atomic Energy Commission, tells The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV’s Walk the Talk that India’s reactors are safe and that “even a very high tsunami can’t strike Jaitapur”.
Vidya Balan
‘Stardom is an outcome, not the goal’

Sunday , 17 April '11

Vidya Balan has “liberated” herself from the success-stardom trap. In an interview with The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24x7’s Walk the Talk, the actor talks of how she has stopped “trying to fit into the mould” and learnt to play different characters