Monday, 22 January, 2018

ThePrint #OTC

Surjit Bhalla, Nandan Nilekani and Shekhar Gupta on stage at OTC

Unlike China, India has made some of the biggest policy blunders: Surjit Bhalla

A huge mistake India made post-Independence was the lack of emphasis on primary and secondary education, says member of PM’s Economic Advisory Council. New Delhi: Surjit Bhalla, economist and member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...
Surjit Bhalla, Nandan Nilekani and Shekhar Gupta on stage

Interest rates only instrument for enhancing growth, says economist Surjit Bhalla

RBI to announce monetary policy today; interest rates tripled from 1.25 per cent to 3.2 in past 14 months, says Bhalla, a member of PM’s eco advisory panel.
Shekhar Gupta, Manu Pubby, and ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar

India can eye global space projects if it can deliver on its potential: ISRO...

Kiran Kumar says the era of just the government doing space business is over and that industry partnerships are necessary to handle competition.
Thomas Friedman and Shekhar Gupta on OTC

Indian elections could be rigged next– Thomas Friedman

Be wary of Donald Trump, columnist-author Thomas Friedman warns India; applauds Narendra Modi for pushing Aadhaar.
Thomas Friedman and Shekhar Gupta on stage

India’s Aadhaar one of the best things to have happened in the world: Friedman

Trump is a "brain-eating disease"; more discussion with Muslims needed to ensure Islam is not misrepresented, Friedman says at #OTC
Shekhar Gupta on stage with Devendra Fadnavis

In Pictures: OTC with Devendra Fadnavis

Pictures from the OTC with Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra with Shekhar Gupta, Mahrukh Inayat and Manasi Phadke
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (left) at the Off The Cuff event with contributing editor Mahrukh Inayet, associate editor Manasi Phadke and Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta (right)

I am for a separate Vidarbha state: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Farm loan waiver has exposed banking, Aadhaar deficiencies; Elphinstone one of lowest points of my career, Fadnavis says at OTC.
Photograph of people on stage

In Pictures: OTC with Dharmendra Pradhan

Images of the OTC with Dharmendra Pradhan.
Shekhar Gupta, Ruhi Tewari with Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia on OTC

In Pictures: OTC with Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia

Images from OTC with Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia
Jyotiraditya Scindia said that it was a matter of days before Rahul Gandhi became Congress president

Rahul Gandhi will be Congress president ‘in a matter of days’

Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Rahul Gandhi would take charge of the party soon and there would be a 'reaffirmation' of the party's core beliefs. 

Gujarat Elections 2017

A graphic showing newspapers The Hindu, The Indian Express and President APJ Abdul Kalam

When one Indian newspaper handed over its big scoop to a rival

It was the only way to ensure the story wasn't killed. And Spielberg's latest, The Post, brings it back to me.

Talk Point: Can the disqualification of 20 Delhi MLAs trigger public sympathy for AAP?

The Delhi High Court is set to hear the case of disqualification of  20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs by the nation’s President for holding an office of profit. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.