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Idea Exchange


Chirag Paswan: ‘I think every ally wants to grow on each other… I need the BJP as much as BJP needs me’

July 24, 2023 1:42 pm

Chirag Paswan, leader of the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas, LJP-RV), has had a roller-coaster ride in politics.

‘With G20 presidency, India is an interesting partner on the international stage’: German Ambassador Philipp Ackermann at Idea Exchange

July 10, 2023 8:10 am

German Ambassador Philipp Ackermann on India’s emerging significance in international diplomacy, what went wrong with the Russia-Ukraine war and the Indo-German partnership. The session was moderated by Shubhajit Roy, Deputy Chief of National Bureau

Lt Gen Ajai Kumar Singh at Idea Exchange: 'Lesson from Russia-Ukraine war...India must always be prepared for conventional conflict'

June 12, 2023 8:26 pm

In November 2022, Lt General Ajai Kumar Singh took over the reins of Southern Command, the largest and oldest among the commands of the Indian Army, and has under its area of responsibility 11 states and four union territories.

K Annamalai at Idea Exchange: 'Our PM and senior leadership, none of them believes in one country, one language'

June 05, 2023 9:54 am

Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai on the party’s performance in the Karnataka Assembly elections, preparing the next generation of leaders in Tamil Nadu and how the law governing religious endowments has outlived its utility. The session was moderated by Assistant Editor Arun Janardhanan

Keshav Prasad Maurya at Idea Exchange: 'We are not a hard state. We are tough only with criminals. We want good governance'

June 13, 2023 8:18 am

UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya symbolises the BJP’s strategy to hold on to this key heartland state that decides a nation’s electoral fate.

Arvind Panagariya at Idea Exchange: 'Asia is where the economic centre of gravity is shifting to; India has to be part of it'

May 22, 2023 6:39 am

Dr Arvind Panagariya is professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University.

Raghav Chadha at Idea Exchange: ‘BJP sees AAP as its challenger nationally; only Kejriwal can take on PM Modi’

April 25, 2023 7:44 am

Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab and AAP leader Raghav Chadha on turning around law and order in Punjab, the need for a new brand of politics to take on the BJP and the Kejriwal vs Modi battle. The session was moderated by Manraj Grewal Sharma, Resident Editor, Chandigarh

Tony Abbott at Idea Exchange: I would very much like to see the 21st century as an Indian century. It’s better than being a Chinese century

March 20, 2023 2:43 pm

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on why Australia can be India’s trusted partner, Adani, trade deals and countering China. The session was moderated by Shubhajit Roy, Deputy Chief of National Bureau

Pradyot Debbarma: 'There is a fundamental shift in the Hindu-Bengali voter pattern towards the BJP'

March 06, 2023 7:43 am

In just two years since it was founded, Tipra Motha, led by Tripura royal scion Pradyot Debbarma, has emerged as the second largest party after the ruling BJP in the Tripura Assembly elections.

Harbhajan Singh: 'Not in terms of skills, but mentally, this is the most fragile Australian cricket team'

February 28, 2023 2:27 pm

One of the stars of India’s 2001 comeback series victory against Australia, Harbhajan Singh, the off-spinner, always performed well against the arch rivals.


Best of The Idea Exchange in 2015

December 27, 2015 9:20 pm

The best of Idea Exchange in 2015

Today in pics: Idea Exchange with Piyush Goyal

September 04, 2014 12:20 pm

PM Narendra Modi met Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in New Delhi on Thursday.

Tried to connect Modi with every booth in UP: Amit Shah at Idea Exchange

September 04, 2014 12:20 pm

Bharatya Janata Party's poll in-charge in Uttar Pradesh, Amit Shah was the guest at the Idea Exchange programme on Tuesday.


Idea Exchange | Senior Lawyer H S Phoolka

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Idea Exchange | Senior Lawyer H S Phoolka

Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

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".

'The patriarchal notion that women are not in the right place when working outside homes, persists... Need sensitisation in every workplace'

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Justice (retired) Sujata Manohar talks about the importance of #MeToo as a women's empowerment movement, why there is a need for 'fresh thinking' on the 2013 sexual harassment guidelines and more.

Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas

India is the biggest, most influential, growing democracy: South Korean Ambassador

June 24, 2018 10:00 am

Ambassador of South Korea to India Shin Bong-kil said that he believes PM Modi's pledge to make India a $5 trillion economy is not just propaganda and calls for a new economic partnership with India.

Our levels of cooperation & friendship with India are increasing: Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu

June 06, 2018 8:54 am

Japanese ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu talks about the ‘exponential increase’ in India-Japan ties and the Indo-Pacific Strategy.

Idea Exchange With TRAI chairman R S Sharma

May 06, 2018 11:11 am

TRAI chairman R S Sharma also said that monitoring apps is not within TRAI’s domain, and blamed inadequate investment and overloaded networks for increase in call drops.

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore On How ‘Khelo India’ Will Be Beneficial For Indian Sports

June 08, 2020 12:40 pm

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore gives an insight how the ‘Khelo India’ project can improve the state of sports in India at the grassroots level.

Idea Exchange With Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

June 08, 2020 12:37 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange by Indian Express, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore talks about his ministry’s plans for improving the state of sports in India at the grassroots level, and also shares his ideas on bringing transparency, good sports governance, efficiency and professionalism in sports federations.