Sagarika Ghose

  • Watch: Grand finale of 'Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow' 19-04-2014 07:56 PM

    In the grand finale of 'Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discussed the importance of frugal innovation with some eminent Indians who brought a change in the country. ...
  • Open Mike: Is the young professional/business class Modi's prime support base? 17-04-2014 08:11 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Ahmedabad, which is known as the 'Karam Bhoomi' of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Standing at the Sabarmati riverfront, she takes the views of some professionals and businessmen on the development in Ahmedabad by the Gujarat government....
  • Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? 16-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, one the most keenly watched will be the Amethi constituency and is the stronghold of the Gandhi family. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Amethi where two-time MP and Congress...
  • Open Mike: Is AAP's honeymoon with the urban voter over? 15-04-2014 10:55 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Bangalore Central as part of 'Open Mike' series. She interviews AAP candidate from Bangalore Central constituency and former Infosys director V Balakrishnan and finds out the views of the citizens over the Aam Aadmi...
  • Open Mike: Is the entry of sportsmen into elections a healthy sign? 14-04-2014 07:58 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from Jaipur (Rural) Lok Sabha constituency. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Jaipur (Rural), Rajasthan as part of 'Open Mike' series. She interviews Rathore and finds out the views of...
  • Open Mike: Should elections be fought by candidates from local areas and not outsiders? 10-04-2014 08:02 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits the city of Amritsar where Congress candidate and former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh is contesting against BJP's senior leader Arun Jaitley. She interviews Capt Amarinder Singh and finds out the views of the voters on the...
  • Open Mike: Has Narendra Modi reinvented himself? 09-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits the walled city of Vadodara in Gujarat to find out view of the voters over development in Gujarat and their choices for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • Elf-spotting at election time

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The Indian voter is a pragmatist not an idealist It's election time and am in pursuit of an old familiar Elf. Have pursued this ...

  • Open Mike: Is there a 'Modi wave' in Western Uttar Pradesh? 08-04-2014 11:03 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits DN College in Meerut to take youth's opinion on 'Modi wave' and the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Modi supporters, detractors clash during CNN-IBN show 'Open Mike' 08-04-2014 08:20 AM

    Meerut: Polarisation of voters just ahead of the elections in Western Uttar Pradesh has reached a fever pitch. At a recording of CNN-IBN's Election special show 'Open Mike' with its Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, clashes broke out between BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's supporters and detractors. The issue being...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • Open Mike: Is the urban elite still indifferent to elections? 03-04-2014 11:00 PM

    Just days to go before the Lok Sabha election, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Oval Maidan in South Mumbai as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take the views of the residents over the participation of the urban elite in the upcoming general election. ...
  • Open Mike: Should NGOs stay away from electoral politics? 02-04-2014 11:14 PM

    As a part of the special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with social activist and AAP leader Medha Patkar, how the NGOs and the electoral politics have come together and whether people lose their credibility by entering into politics. ...
  • Open Mike: Does caste still determine voting choices? 01-04-2014 11:42 PM

    When the Dalits community is considered as a vote bank, leaders are trying to woo them but Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati remain their first choice. They claim that Mayawati did development and they will vote for her. But there are many who are backing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra...
  • Open Mike: Is social media setting the agenda for 2014 polls? 27-03-2014 11:56 PM

    With the social media emerging as the most popular platform for election campaigning in the run up to Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits cyber-city Gurgaon as part of a special series, 'Open Mike' and assesses people's opinion. ...
  • Open Mike: Will vote bank politics further widen communal divide? 26-03-2014 11:16 PM

    After the communal riots in 2013, the importance of the Lok Sabha elections in Muzaffarnagar is very high. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Muzaffarnagar to find out the views of its residents on vote bank politics. ...
  • Open Mike: Do actors make successful politicians? 24-03-2014 07:08 PM

    The Chandigarh constituency will be one of the keenly watched seat this election as Bollywood actors Gul Panag, Kirron Kher and Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal will be contesting against each other. In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Chandigarh and put forth public issues...
  • Open Mike: Is dynastic politics destroying Indian democracy? 20-03-2014 11:01 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits IIMC Campus in New Delhi and asks student whether dynastic politics destroying Indian democracy. ...
  • Open Mike: Are educated professionals at a disadvantage in politics? 17-03-2014 10:30 PM

    In a special series, 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Bangaloreans and gauges their opinion on whether educated professionals are at a disadvantage in politics. Accompanying her is Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani who answers people's queries. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha's version of 'Open Mike' 16-03-2014 08:05 PM

    In this episode, The Week That Wasn't brings you a lighthearted version of CNN-IBN's initiative 'Open Mike'. ...
  • CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose in 13 Famous Rhodes Women list 14-03-2014 03:24 PM

    In another achievement for Network 18, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose has been named in the Rhodes list of 13 Famous Women. The list includes women from diverse fields like politics, journalism, business, law and medicine. Ghose appears on the ninth spot in the list that also includes noted author...
  • Open Mike: Does any politician really care about the Indian farmer? 13-03-2014 11:17 PM

    Unseasonal rains have caused widespread damage of crops in Haryana. In a special series, 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits farmers in Haryana's Jind and assesses their views about the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Open Mike: What is young India's expectations from next PM? 10-03-2014 10:57 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, CNN-IBN assesses young voters' mood and their expectations from the next PM. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Delhi University and asked young students if they would come out in large numbers and decide the fate of...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow: Stories that transformed India 09-03-2014 09:02 PM

    Infosys joins hands with Network 18 in bringing forth fascinating stories behind innovations that have transformed India. On the show this week, we talk about innovations that have helped the differently-abled people move ahead in their lives. First on the show we talk about Aurolabs innovation which has given the...
  • FTP: Is this election going to be marked by a culture of violence? 05-03-2014 10:57 PM

    The day the Election Commission announced the dates for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in the national capital, Lucknow and Gujarat. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether this election going to be marked by a...
  • FTP: Are celebrities trying to create sympathy for Subrata Roy Sahara? 04-03-2014 11:40 PM

    Subrata Roy's friends especially from film industry has extended their support to the Sahara chief. During a special press conference in Mumbai, they conveyed their personal opinion on the Sahara chief. ...
  • Face The People: Is AAP still mainly Delhi phenomenon? 03-03-2014 11:26 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national ambitions seems to have taken a serious beating in the last two months in 6 states. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS election tracker, the AAP vote share has declined (survey was conducted in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra) in the last...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow 01-03-2014 10:41 PM

    Madhav Chavan's 'Pratham' is an organisation reaching out to lakhs of students in the farthest corners of the country creating strong foundation at the primary school level. This is how 'Pratham' is grooming young minds to think out of the box and become tomorrow's innovators. ...
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? 27-02-2014 11:01 PM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • FTP: Health Secretary transferred: Do honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system? 26-02-2014 11:08 PM

    Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was removed by the PMO earlier this month due to issues with the Cabinet Secretariat. Desiraju has been transferred to Consumer Affairs Ministry. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts, whether honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system. ...