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Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid

The fourth edition of Off The Cuff saw former Indian Cricket Captain Rahul Dravid in conversation with ThePrint Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Shekhar Gupta. The former Indian Captain shared some fascinating experiences from his enviable cricketing journey, while also giving the audience a rare peek into his personal life. Sharing with you all some pictures from the event. The event was held in Delhi on 13 April 2016. Also Read: For Dravid, coaching was a ‘natural progression’ after retiring from the game Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid Shekhar Gupta in conversation with Rahul Dravid Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid Former Indian cricket team media manager, Amrit Mathur with Rahul Dravid and Shekhar Gupta Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid Rahul Dravid with Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid Julie McCarthy, International Correspondent, NPR, New Delhi, as she asks Dravid a question Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid ThePrint founder Shekhar Gupta (Right) and politician Veena Singh, former Union...

Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Indian Jurist, President of The Bar Association, Fali Nariman in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. Nariman spoke on a range of issues including the future of Indian secularism or similarities between the current political climate and that preceding the Emergency. The event was held in Delhi on 23 March 2017. Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman Shekhar Gupta (L), Fali Nariman (R) Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman Ira Singhal asking a question Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman An amused audience Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman Fali Nariman with Amity Law School students Off The Cuff with Fali Nariman Fali Nariman (L); Dinesh Trivedi (R), Member of Parliament and former union minister    
Rahul Dravid with the Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint Shekhar Gupta

For Dravid, coaching was a ‘natural progression’ after retiring from the game

As the legend turns 45, ThePrint recalls his conversation with Shekhar Gupta, where he talked about the highs and lows of his career.
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.
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
Actor Sanjay Dutt says he tried to find humour in the mundaneness of prison life

Indian jails are a university for nurturing criminals: Sanjay Dutt

Actor Sanjay Dutt says Indian prisons and judicial system desperately need reform; backs capital punishment for heinous crimes. Far from being places of reform, Indian prisons are turning into a “university” for grooming criminals, said actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, 58, has just completed his sentence in a terror case linked to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, which he said took 25 years of his life. The Indian prisons and judicial system, he said, desperately need reform, as he saw a number of families break down because of the sheer sluggishness of the justice delivery mechanism. Yet, he took everything in his stride, trying to read and find humour in the daily mundaneness of prison life, he said in a freewheeling conversation at ‘Off the Cuff’ with Shekhar Gupta in Mumbai Tuesday. On the politically and legally controversial issue of capital punishment, Dutt was, however, less merciful. “We shouldn’t get rid of it (capital...

Air India is next on disinvestment list — Niti Aayog’s Amitabh Kant

From Make in India to real estate reforms and relations with China to the controversial anti-corruption law, Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant addressed a wide range of pressing concerns at OTC. ThePrint TEAM

Don’t want to be sucked into internal petty politics of any state – Canadian Minister Sajjan

Canadian defence minister rebuts Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s controversial charge of being a Khalistani and asserts his Sikh roots. SANYA DHINGRA

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Kanshiram (centre) along with the other founding members of BAMCEF in the 1970s | Facebook

Kanshi Ram matters in 2019 polls and why some think he deserves a Bharat Ratna

Kanshi Ram promised the lower castes that if they can organise themselves into a grand voting bloc, they will become the ruler of this country.
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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.


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Chopper delivery from India to Afghanistan delayed by a year, now likely in June

Questions are, however, being raised in Afghanistan on whether India will be able to deliver the Mi-25 gunship choppers as it heads into elections & amid tension with Pakistan.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?