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Off The Cuff with Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey

This edition of ‘Off The Cuff’ saw 'CEO of UIDAI, Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey' in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. At a time when concerns over data breaches and misuse of Aadhaar have become topics of national debate, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey took tough questions about the controversial identification system head on. Arguing that the entire Aadhaar system is based on "minimum information and optimum ignorance", Pandey sought to allay a range of concerns at this OTC conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Associate Editor Ruhi Tewari. The event was held in Delhi on 18 January 2018. Off The Cuff with Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey From left: Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint; Ruhi Tewari, Associate Editor, ThePrint; Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO, UIDAI  Off The Cuff with Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey From left: Manu Pubby, Deputy Editor, ThePrint; S. Venkat Narayan, President, FCC; Shekhar Gupta Off The Cuff with Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey Dr. Ajay...
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Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Associate Editor Ruhi Tewari. Singh Singh spoke at length on everything from beef, drugs and sedition to the future of the Congress Party and the inviolability of Electronic Voting Machines. The event was held in Delhi on 12 April 2017. Also Read: EVMs or Canadian Ministers, Amarinder Singh was forthright & unsparing Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh Capt. Amarinder Singh (R) in conversation with Shekhar Gupta (L) and Ruhi Tewari (C). Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh Captain Amarinder Singh (L); Randhir Singh (C); Anirudh Chaudhary (R) Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh General (Retd.) Bikram Singh Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh Capt. Amarinder Singh (L); former finance minister P. Chidambaram (C); Shekhar Gupta (R) Off The Cuff with Amarinder Singh Navin Raheja, MD, Raheja Group (L); Capt. Amarinder Singh (R)    
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Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw National General Secretary, BJP Ram Madhav in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Editor, Opinion & Social media Rama Laxmi. He spoke the government's unapologetically militaristic position on Kashmir, Prime Minister Modi's presidential style persona and many more. The event was held in Mumbai on 14 May 2017. Also Read: “Three years is not enough to judge any government in black and white” We will neutralise every single militant in Kashmir, Indian or foreign — Ram Madhav Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav Ram Madhav (L); Rama Lakshmi, Opinion & Social Media Editor, ThePrint (C); Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint (R). Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav Vidhu Vinod Chopra, producer-director (L); Dr. Shailesh Raina (C); Ram Madhav (R) Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav Ashwini Kumar, professor at the Centre for Public Policy, TISS, Mumbai Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav Tavleen Singh Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav Ram Madhav      
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Off The Cuff with Sharad Pawar

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw President, Nationalist Congress Party Sharad Pawar in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. Pawar spoke on an array of issues, ranging from the culpability of the present government in the unceasing tension in Kashmir, to who between Modi and Rahul is the "obvious choice" for the country. The event was held in Pune on 19 April 2017 Off The Cuff with Sharad Pawar OTC with Sharad Pawar begins Off The Cuff with Sharad Pawar A rapt audience OTC with Sharad Pawar begins Dr. V. Arya, professor, Symbiosis International University, Pune OTC with Sharad Pawar begins A light moment on stage OTC with Sharad Pawar begins Atul Chordia, Chairman, Panchshil Realty  
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Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Minister of Commerce & Industry, India Suresh Prabhu in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Contributing Editor Mahrukh Inayet. Mr. Prabhu dodged controversial questions and left the audience gratified with trivia about the railways, often known as the lifeline of the Indian transport system. The event was held in Delhi on 18 May 2017. Also Read: Railways lost out due to neglect, warped policies – Suresh Prabhu Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Shekhar Gupta (L); Mahrukh Inayet (C); Suresh Prabhu (R). Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Suresh Prabhu with Syed Muazzem Ali. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Rama Lakshmi, Opinion and Social Media Editor, ThePrint. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Syed Muazzem Ali, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu A packed hall.  
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Off The Cuff with Rajiv Kumar

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. Kumar spoke on a range of issues including the economic slowdown, GST, unemployment, disinvestment in Air India and agriculture. The event was held in Delhi on 29 September 2017. Also Read: GST to Air India, the headlines from OTC with Niti Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar Off The Cuff with Rajiv Kumar From Left: Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint; Rajiv Kumar, vice-chairman, Niti Aayog  Off The Cuff with Rajiv Kumar From Left: KC Tyagi, JD (United MP); Shekhar Gupta Off The Cuff with Rajiv Kumar First row from left: Ramesh Bidhuri, member of parliament Lok Sabha, BJP; Ishan Raina, CEO, Out Of Home Media; Sanjeev Manchanda, noted CA; Deven Narang, MD- Susatainable Biomass, Sindicatum; Jyotsna Suri, chairperson, Bharat Hotels Ltd Second row from left: Utkarsh Amitabh, founder Network Capital; Harish Sachdeva, MD Helix Group; Herbert Traxl, former Austrian Ambassador to India Off The...
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Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw CEO, NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Chairman of the Bajaj Group Rahul Bajaj. Mr Kant spoke on a range of issues including Make in India to real estate reforms and relations with China to the controversial anti-corruption law. The event was held in Pune on 23 May 2017. Also Read: Air India is next on disinvestment list — Niti Aayog’s Amitabh Kant Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant Amitabh Kant (L); Rahul Bajaj (C); Shekhar Gupta (R) Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant A light moment Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant Satish Mehta, Founder, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant AN Roy, former Director General of Police, Maharashtra with his wife Off The Cuff with Amitabh Kant Rashmi Shukla, Pune Police Commissioner (second from right); Varsha Chordia, Vice-President, Pune Biennale Foundation (R)  

Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Founder, PayTm Vijay Shekhar Sharma in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Contributing Editor Mahrukh Inayet. Mr. Sharma spoke without dodging a single question. Be it reassuring critics and his millions of customers that Paytm is essentially an Indian company or talking candidly about his leaked, viral victory dance. The event was held in Delhi on 29 May 2017. Also Read: Our payments bank is more secure than PSU banks — Paytm chief Vijay Shekhar Sharma Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma Vijay Shekhar Sharma (L); Mahrukh Inayet (C); Shekhar Gupta (R) Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma Harsh Goenka (L); Vijay Shekhar Sharma (R) Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma Dipika Roy, theatre actor and director (L); Sonal Agrawal, managing partner, Accord Group India (R) Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma A gripped audience Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma Madan Bahal (L); Shekhar Gupta (C); Vijay...
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Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Former NSA Shivshankar Menon in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Pranab Dhal Samanta, Editor, ThePrint. We saw him speaking on a wide range of issues including the rise of China, Doklam standoff and the changing dynamics of international diplomacy. The event was held in Delhi on 3 August 2017. Also Read: Don’t worry about Doklam. India-China ties have seen far worse: Shivshankar Menon Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon From Left: Shivshankar Menon, former NSA, Pranab Dhal Samanta, Editor, ThePrint & Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon From Left: Shivshankar Menon, former NSA, Vijay Kalantri, President, AIAI Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon Left: Trilochan Singh Sahney, founder, NRB Bearings Ltd. & Dilip Mehta, survivor 26/11 terror attack Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon Amish Tripathi, author Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon From Left: Vivek Dehejia, economist & Rupa Subramanya, economist  
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Off The Cuff with Devendra Fadnavis

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Mahrukh Inayet and Manasi Phadke. He spoke candidly on a range of issues including backing the controversial idea of carving out a separate state of Vidarbha from Maharashtra, the Aadhaar-linked identification of farm loan waiver beneficiaries and the stampede at the Elphinstone railway station. The event was held in Mumbai on 15 November 2017. Also Read: I am for a separate Vidarbha state: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Off The Cuff with Devendra Fadnavis From left: Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister; Mahrukh Inayet, Contributing Editor, ThePrint; Manasi Phadke, Associate Editor, ThePrint; Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint Off The Cuff with Devendra Fadnavis From left: Vinay Ahuja, managing partner, IIFL Wealth Management; RA Shah; Hemandra Kothari; Arjun Khanna with Devendra Fadnavis Off The Cuff with Devendra Fadnavis From left: Vijay Kalantri, President, AIAI; Saroja Sirisena, Consul General Sri Lanka; Soketu V Shah,...

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