On Day 1 of the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh Khan opened up to a rapt audience on his bad boy image, his dropping Ganguly from the KKR, the infamous blowout with Salman and his first kiss — onscreen, at least. Parul Khanna Tewari
Kapil Dev was the first mega star of Indian cricket and his presence had come as a breath of fresh air in a game that had only seen players from the big cities. HT
Subsidies delivered through cash transfers are no magic bullet to fight poverty. It’s only a better delivery mechanism that the govt has adopted to make the welfare schemes more effective and to check misuse of funds. HT
Innovation, technology and regulation of capital flows will define the way the global economy is administered in the coming years in an increasingly integrated world, which is still nursing multiple wounds of credit crisis that hit the financial sector four years ago, leading economists told delegates at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. HT reports.
The term 'cancer' is no longer as scary as it used to be a decade ago, with advances in cancer care - in terms of state-of-the-art equipment and more effective drugs - the quality of life for people suffering from cancer has improved significantly. HT
Former US defence secretary William Sebastian Cohen today said he did not see America's war on terror ending just as yet, although "progress has been good" and US troops are slated to pull out of Afghanistan in 2014. HT
Shah Rukh Khan today said at the HT Leadership Summit that his longstanding disagreements with Salman Khan will not come to an end courtesy a film. Even as Katrina hopes to produce a movie featuring both actors, SRK says it's not going to happen.
World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev believes smart marketing rather than introducing day-night Test cricket will solve concerns the 5-day game was on a terminal decline. Full coverage: HT Summit 2012
Aiyar, a former minister and career diplomat, advocates strong ties with Pakistan and holds the view that India should soften its stand on vis-à-vis Pakistan. HT reports.
For each election in India, millions of impoverished women and men patiently join long queues outside polling booths across the land, affirming faith again and again in a state which repeatedly fails them. Harsh Mander
Crises and deadlocks, when they occur, have at least this advantage: they force us to think. The 10th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit this year will focus on bringing together thought leaders from around the world to debate what India needs to do next. Looking back
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Former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (2001-2006) gave the inaugural address at HT Leadership Summit. He spoke on the future Of South East Asia and India ties.
Two-thirds blame politicians for corruption. One in two think that coalition politics fosters corruption more than single-party rule. Abhijit Patnaik