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David Cameron, who is in India with a huge business delegation, spoke to me on a range of issues between India and Britain. Here's the full transcript of the interview:

Dr Roy: Good evening and welcome to this very special interview. It's for the British Prime Minister David
Cameron…. Just 43 years old, the youngest Prime Minister in 198 years. I am not going to ask him what he feels like mixing around with all of us in India, but he has just moved into 10 Downing Street from Notting Hill Gate or North Kenzington.

Cameron: We had a family home in North Kenzington


Dr Roy: Wha ...more8 years ago

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@Giridhar02 good idea  Which south indian film stars do you recommend I shoukd be interviewed ? Who's a thinker; who's fun; and who to avoid ? 9 years ago

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The massacre of 76 jawans by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, the worst that the country has seen, has thrown up many questions - Is India at war with the Maoists? Should the Army and Air Force be sent in ? I spoke to Home Secretary G K Pillai and DGP of West Bengal Bhupinder Singh to get a few answers. Heres the transcript:

Dr Roy: We are very lucky to have a person who is in the thick of the action, who understands what it is with the Maoists, Bhupinder Singh, the DGP of West Bengal.

Sir, thank you very much for joining us from Calcutta in West Bengal. Let me just ask you, are we losing the ...more9 years ago

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On India Decides: Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on the state of Indian airports and upgrading air traffic infrastructure. Here's the full transcript of the interview:

Prannoy Roy: Well joining us now, we're lucky to have the Minister of Civil Aviation Mr Praful Patel. Sir, thank you very much for joining us. Sir, now airports, the hardware is terribly impressive but airports are more than just hardware, there's immigration - the attitude of the immigration officers, training and upgrading the software skills, is that also going to be world class, or is it only hardware?
Praful Pa ...more9 years ago

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Camera-shy, publicity-shy owner of the Mumbai Indians, Nita Ambani, on India Decides. Here’s the full transcript of the interview:

Prannoy Roy: So very lucky to have you with us Nita Ambani, thank you very much for joining us. Many congratulations on the streak of victory this time. What an amazing number of wins by the Mumbai Indians. What's different? What are you doing different this time?
Nita Ambani: I think the difference is that we have a very young, talented, disciplined team, ably led by Sachin, mentored by our seniors like Harbajan, Zaheer, Robin and Sekar. So I think we are ...more9 years ago

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Montek Singh Ahluwalia says the food price rise was a one-time increase that has helped agriculture, which has suffered for years. Here’s the full transcript of the interview.

PR: We've got Montek Singh Ahluwalia...I hate saying you're the man in 1991 who...because you've done a lot of things since 1991 but we're going to ask you, Montek, 3 things which worry and concern our viewers...Number 1: Inflation, Number 2: Are bank loans going to cost more and Number 3: What about our infrastructure...we did a terrific story on the new airport but you know all voters now want 'bijli, sadak, paani ...more9 years ago

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Here’s my exclusive interview with Amitabh Bachchan. Big B says he's perplexed by the recent political controversies that have him at their center. Here’s the full transcript of the interview.

Prannoy : Well Amitabh thank you very much for taking out so much time for this, and you responded so quickly to our request of "Save the Tiger" it must have struck a chord with you?

Amitabh: I just feel that it was a very noble cause Prannoy, something that is national, something that was good for the environment and as i was saying at the press conference the medium the electronic medium as w ...more9 years ago

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Was the IPL auction fair game or was it like cheating in sports? Dr. Roy: Are these good players? Do they deserve to be at the level of the IPL the Pakistani players? Ajay Jadeja: There is no doubt in my mind. You know the talents of these players. They were probably the most talented players of this auction. I mean that's the clear cut answer when it comes to cricket but you are going to look at the business side of the IPL I mean I don't blame the owners infact last year in the IPL you didn't have a single Pakistani players and nobody talked about it because the situation was different Dr Ro ...more9 years ago

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Would Abhishek make a great news anchor on NDTV?

Chat with Abhishek Bachchan:

Dr. Roy: Now to be one of the biggest stars who pretends to work. I've heard now Abhishek that you just relax most of the time.....Shocking!
Abhishek Bachan: I enjoy kicking back and talking to you Dr. Roy that's what I do predominantly Dr. Roy. All of it is just media generated.

Dr. Roy: Tell me it's been a great year for you debut as a producer in Paa and now a TV Show. First, what was it like to be a producer? Were you detached from it or did you interfere? What did you like?
Abhishek Bachchan: Yeah. N ...more9 years ago

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Do you think freeing Nalini is compassionate or is it a bad precedent to free a terrorist?"

Dr Roy: Let's go a little beyond technical and legal aspect. From a compassion point of view we saw Priyanka Gandhi saying she should be set free. Do you feel it's being a little soft on the assassin of a former Prime Minister? Is it a soft state?

Mani Shankar Aiyer: About 4 centuries ago Shakespeare through the mouth of Portia told us in the Merchant Of Venice 'that the quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth like the gentle rain from heaven '.

So I think there is a role for mercy and c ...more9 years ago

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