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Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2013

'Fine if Modi comes to power, peace comes first'

Pakistan is not fretting over a BJP government coming to power in India after LS elections in 2014 or Narendra Modi heading it either, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said at the HT Leadership Summit on Saturday. 'Resolving Kashmir solution to all India-Pak issues'

'State sponsors of terror have to clean up their act'

The leadership of countries that practice 'embedded terrorism' – state sponsored terrorism – have to be told they must 'clean up', said former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice at the HT Leadership Summit. Full Coverage | Condoleezza’s 5 tips to career women |

Women in India: it is a long road ahead

Anoushka Shankar, Smriti Irani and Khushbu Sundar share their views on 'Women: Changing the Indian Mind-set' in a panel discussion at the HT Leadership Summit.

For therapy, medicine must take the help of music: Kogan

In an hour-long session on the second day of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit aptly titled ‘The Power of Music in Healing’, Dr Kogan elaborated on how listening or playing music reduces stress levels by releasing the hormone, cortisol.  

Resolving Kashmir issue solution to all India-Pakistan problems: Imran

Resolution of the Kashmir problem is the only way to take the India-Pakistan relationship forward according to the former Pakistan cricket captain and president of Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf.

Pak not fretting over Modi’s PM prospects

New role tough for Sachin, says Imran

A master of swing on sub-continent pitches, as one of the great all-rounders of his era alongside Ian Botham, Kapil Dev and Richard Hadlee and cricket’s poster boy, Imran Khan still holds a special place among millions of cricket fans.

Battling the bulge: Obesity is a disease

The fight against obesity is made tougher as it is not considered to be a disease by most people. Experts say this is the reason that treatment for obesity is not only difficult, but has to be a life-long process.

Elected Islamists better than despots: Summit Debate

The centerpiece "summit debate" on Saturday "Better Dictators than Elected Islamists" saw four stellar speakers grapple with a key global issue: whether political Islam was at odds with democracy.

Condoleezza’s five tips to career women

Former United States secretary of state Condoleezza Rice is one of the most successful women in the world. On Saturday, she gave five tips to career women while speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.

BJP, Cong slam each other for Parliament logjam

The Congress and the BJP moved their sparring from Parliament to the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Saturday, blaming each other for a lack of consensus on key issues and a gridlock in law-making. People get the govts they deserve: Digvijaya

'No one fears the law, whether it is as an editor or judge'

Stating that all cases of sexual assaults need to be dealt in the same manner, BJP vice-president Smriti Irani said there should be no discrimination while dealing with cases to ensure justice is delivered to women.

People get the govts they deserve: Digvijaya Singh on 'right to vote'

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh pulled out the old saying – people get the governments they deserve – to underscore the need for people to make the “right choice” when choosing their representatives.

India is a model example of how stable democracy works, says Condoleezza Rice

India is a model example of how a stable democracy works, former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice said today. “India and the US share values of democracy, religious tolerance and an inclusive society."

Govts come and go, but India will continue to rise: PM

With Lok Sabha polls due in 5 months and smarting from exit poll predictions of a disaster for the Congress in 4 of the 5 states that went to polls recently, PM Manmohan Singh on Friday defended his government on broadly 5 counts where the UPA has been hit hard.

'India is witnessing a women's revolution'

An acclaimed musician, a seasoned actor and a firebrand politician came together on a common platform to discuss antiquated laws, the male gaze and the need to change mindsets, almost a year after the infamous December 16 Delhi gang rape. 
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