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Express Conversations: Listen to celebrities and public figures dive into their lives and careers, and discuss contemporary issues as they are interviewed by our editors from the Indian Express. Join us to hear the wisdom of the some of the greatest living legends of our time

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Express Conversations: Listen to celebrities and public figures dive into their lives and careers, and discuss contemporary issues as they are interviewed by our editors from the Indian Express. Join us to hear the wisdom of the some of the greatest living legends of our time

    Ep 34: Pankaj Jha

    Ep 34: Pankaj Jha

    In this episode, Pankaj Jha, who played the notorious MLA in Amazon web series Panchayat, talks to Indian Express’ Nishant Shekhar about his days of theatre, life in Mumbai, how he never begged for a role, and why he never regretted missing out on big films.

    • 23 min
    Ep. 33: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Ep. 33: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    In this episode, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the current leader of the opposition in Haryana, talks about what the Congress needs to do to give a good fight to the BJP, preparing for the 2024 elections and giving farmers their due in a session moderated by Manraj Grewal Sharma.

    • 57 min
    Ep 32: Prashant Kishor

    Ep 32: Prashant Kishor

    In this episode, political analyst Prashant Kishor speaks to Anant Goenka, Executive Director and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor at the Indian express eAdda. They discuss the future of the BJP in Indian politics, the job of the Opposition in combating the spread of Hindutva, and whether the role of polarisation is overhyped. 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 31: Dr Rathin Roy

    Ep 31: Dr Rathin Roy

    In this episode, ODI's Managing Director, Dr Rathin Roy speaks about plateauing domestic consumption, implementing smart policy and the need to create employment to boost the economy.

    • 26 min
    Ep 30: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

    Ep 30: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

    In this episode, Nobel Prize Winners and professors at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo speak about the explosion of inequality, fostering trust in economists, and the impact automation will have on the economy among other pressing topics.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Ep 29: Arun Shourie

    Ep 29: Arun Shourie

    In this episode, economist, journalist, and politician Arun Shourie dicusses the ideological and political techniques of the BJP, the problem with trying to create a “middle ground” when it comes to factual events, and the role the media plays in holding governments accountable.

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    (This conversation was a part of Indian Express' Idea Exchange recorded on April 4, 2022)

    • 1 hr 15 min

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