Interviews

Interviews

  • Dec 27, 2012 02:01 ISTInterview: RR Patil, home minister

    'Need fast-track courts dedicated to women safety'

    The recent spate of attacks on women in the city, and the nationwide outrage against poor safety of women, has prompted the state government and authorities to sit up and take notice. Sayli Udas Mankikar reports.

  • May 29, 2009 22:43 IST

    The very visible Mr India

    No television, no newspapers, no magazines — that’s how author and photographer Vickrant Mahajan prefers to live his life. You’d think he’s a recluse, but this friendly and effervescent man believes that he does have the Internet to keep in touch with the current affairs around the world. Deemed as the new Robin Sharma of India, Vickrant has just launched his fifth self-help book Stretch Yourself, Ruchira Hoon reports.

  • Sep 04, 2008 23:20 IST

    Connecting India with its diaspora

    Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi speaks to Sarat C Das on ministry's endeavour to address the varied expectations of the diverse overseas Indian community.

  • Aug 05, 2004 19:31 ISTJAGDISH TYTLER

    'Dual citizenship within a month'

    Talking to Saurabh Azad, Minister of State for NRI Affairs says the registration process for dual citizenship to people of Indian origin will begin within a month.

  • Jul 29, 2004 13:16 ISTSONIA GANDHI

    I didn't join politics to become PM: Sonia

    In an exclusive interview to Vir Sanghvi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi talks about variety of issues. Excerpts from the interview:

  • Sep 21, 2004 00:00 ISTMANI SHANKAR AIYAR

    'Insult to Gandhi rectified'

    In an exclusive interview to Vir Sanghvi, Aiyar said only Ram Naik can think of the Quit India movement without according central place to Gandhiji.

  • Sep 02, 2004 12:33 ISTOOMMEN CHANDY

    I will not resort to any confrontation, says Chandy

    The new Kerala CM asserted that he would cooperate with the Opposition in all aspects, but would not tolerate any disruption of law and order.

  • Sep 02, 2004 00:00 ISTRAJIV PRATAP RUDY

    'I prefer Nitish as NDA candidate for CM in Bihar'

    Talking to Sanjay Kumar, former Union Civil Aviation Minister says Nitish will be the NDA candidate for CM in Bihar.

  • Jul 30, 2004 13:52 ISTSHIBU SOREN

    'BJP has the police, I have people'

    In an exclusive telephonic interview with Hindusatn Times?s Shaji Joseph, the Coal and Mines minister sounded unperturbed and optimistic.

  • Sep 09, 2004 19:46 ISTMANI SHANKAR AIYAR

    Insult to Mahatma Gandhi has been rectified: Aiyar

    Talking to Vir Sanghvi, Aiyar said only Ram Naik can think of the Quit India movement without Gandhiji.

  • Sep 04, 2004 19:45 ISTMANI SHANKAR AIYAR

    Insult to Mahatma Gandhi has been rectified: Aiyar

    In an interview to Vir Sanghvi, Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar said, "The controversy is about the eternal flame which is called the Swatantra Jyot. It is not called the Savarkar Jyot or the Shahid Jyot. I find it extraordinary that a Swatantra Jyot should make no mention of Gandhiji.

  • Jul 30, 2004 00:00 ISTAJIT SINGH

    'I will never join hands with BJP'

    In an interview to Sanjay Kumar, the RLD leader and former Union minister says that he made a biggest mistake by aligning with the BJP.

  • Dec 31, 2004 15:22 ISTSHIVRAJ PATIL

    J&K infiltration down: Shivraj Patil

    In an interview to Samrat Choudhury, Patil said the situation in J&K has improved partly, thanks to Pakistan.

  • Feb 05, 2005 13:19 ISTRAGHUVANSH PRASAD

    'Sonia misled on Jharkhand'

    In an interview to Sanjay Kumar, the RJD leader said Paswan's absence would not impact party's prospects in Bihar.

  • Mar 24, 2005 16:28 ISTSANJAY NIRUPAM

    'Mahajan should do introspection'

    As the Rajya Sabha member from Shiv Sena weighs his options, he reveals more than he has ever before to HT.