Ht Leadership Summit

  • Arun Jaitley asks voters to be mature and not elect tainted leaders December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley refused to take blame for political parties failing to provide clean leaders and instead blamed the voters for electing tainted politicians. He said that the parties are bound to team up with tainted politicians to form a government as a democracy cannot run without...
  • We should not underestimate the Opposition's power: PM on Modi December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Without mincing words, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the Congress cannot be complacent in dealing with Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who according to him, 'should be taken seriously'. The comment from the Prime Minister comes in the wake of recent statements by...
  • No public truce with Salman Khan, says Shah Rukh November 16, 2012

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh confessed to having differences with Salman and said a patchup would take some time. ...
  • I have sobered down now, says Shah Rukh Khan November 16, 2012

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh said he had calmed down now even as he was backed by Katrina. ...
  • Hindustan Times Leadership Summit: Highlights November 15, 2012

    On this special show, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose brings you the best of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit from 2007 to 2012. The show brings you speeches by various leaders over the years on a variety of subjects. The HT Leadership summit will be held on November 1718 in New...
  • CNNIBNHT Poll: Modi is India's preferred leader November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The HT Leadership summit will kick off this weekend in New Delhi with a galaxy of leaders from the world and India. Building up to the Hindustan Times leadership summit, CNNIBN, with Hindustan Times, brings you the CNNIBNHindustan Times Opinion Poll on the leadership challenges in a situation...
  • China hacked India's intel network: Assange December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: China hacked India's intelligence network and the West intercepted mails and phone calls from India, that's Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's stunning disclosures at HT Leadership summit. Julian Assange said, "Telephone connections and emails from India that go through the Pacific (Ocean) can be intercepted and are being intercepted by...
  • HT Leadership Summit: the big FDI debate December 3, 2011

    LK Advani steps up attack against FDI in retail and claims that the BJP has always been against it. ...
  • I want more BRTs: Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit December 3, 2011

    The CMs of Delhi, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh discussed the development of their respective states at the HT Leadership Summit. ...
  • Coalition obstructing decision making: Chavan December 3, 2011

    New Delhi:Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday suggested that coalition compulsions were coming in the way of taking "bold decisions" and announcing new policies, but insisted that initiatives are being taken by his government for overall development. "The difficulty is when you want to make bold decision, announce new...
  • Farooq calls for less democracy, quick results December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has called for a controlled democracy in the country. Speaking at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi, he said, "India should have controlled democracy like Malaysia to get quicker results." This came a day after former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohammad said that...
  • Sonia never claims to be number one: Rashid Alvi December 3, 2011

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi hit back at senior BJP leader LK Advani's remarks on Sonia Gandhi saying that she has never claimed to be number one. ...
  • Learn from China: Malaysian exPM tells India December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohammad said that India needed a much stronger Central Government and less powerful federal structure to make rapid economic progress. "India would be like China if it was little less democratic," Mahatir said in New Delhi on Friday at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit...
  • Economic growth to moderate to 7.5 pc: Pranab December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Confirming a slowdown, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said economic growth will moderate to about 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal, lower than the earlier projection of 9 per cent. "I am confident that we will be covering some of the losses in our growth momentum and...
  • Reforms needed to provide growth impetus: Pranab December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Stressing on the need of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said only reforms can boost to falling growth rate. Confirming a slowdown, Mukherjee said economic growth will moderate to about 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal, lower than the earlier projection...
  • Concerned over inflation, corruption: Pranab December 2, 2011

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee talked about a range of issues at the HT Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Friday. ...
  • Don't stand in the way of FDI: Pranab to Mamata December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Warning the political parties opposing the decision of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the states that don't want FDI in retail shouldn't hamper those who do. Acknowledging that discussions are on with TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata...
  • Electoral politics obstructing FDI in retail: Pranab December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday claimed that foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector will significantly reduce post harvest losses and targeted the Opposition parties for obstructing the implementation of the FDI policy. "Narrow political considerations are coming in the way of decisions like FDI in retail," said...
  • India may also witness 'Occupy' movement: Poll December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as a bitter political debate rages on the controversial FDI in retail issue and an overwhelming number of urban middle class can't wait for a Walmart or an Ikea in their neighbourhood, an overwhelming 55% of the respondents in the Hindustan TimesCNNIBN survey think that disenchantment with...
  • Right to recall must for Indian democracy: Poll November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: In the 'Democracy in India' section of the Hindustan TimesCNNIBN survey, an overwhelming majority of people surveyed say India needs electoral reforms to strengthen its democracy (86%) while almost 81% back social activist Anna Hazare on his controversial righttorecall campaign. Which also explains why an impressive 66% of...
  • HT Summit: Ranbir's a shy guy November 21, 2010

    Ranbir finds food and movies in common with Kapoors.Rishi claims he is typical kapoor drinker. ...
  • Young people required to lead India: PM November 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the people will come to know as and when he decides to reshuffle his Cabinet, adding that a resurgent and growing India required younger people in power. "I think, I am not able to tell you what I am going to do...
  • Wait for PAC report on 2G scam: Pranab November 19, 2010

    Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee says the country should wait for the report from the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament before jumping to conclusions on 2G spectrum scam. Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit in New Delhi, Mukherjee avoided queries on the scam. ...
  • FDI can't justify environmental damage: Ramesh November 19, 2010

    Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that foreign investment cannot justify destruction of the environment. Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit in Delhi, Ramesh said that a smart industrialist would rather follow the law rather than circumvent it. ...
  • India beats global slowdown: HT Summit survey November 17, 2010

    Sixty three percent of the people polled in the HT leadership Summit Survey feel that India has beaten the global slowdown.The question now Has the feel good factor returned to the Indian economy? ...
  • Hindustan Times summit showcases B'lore's best minds October 15, 2009

    At the buildup to the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in association with CNNIBN, the best college minds in Bangalore debated whether it's time to turn aspirations into action. The jury comprised of comprising historian Ramchandra Guha and Anjali Paul. ...
  • HT Summit: World leaders answer tough questions November 23, 2008

    On the second day of Hindustan TImes Leadership Summit, world leaders of great stature such as Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair answered some really tough questions from audience....
  • Sonia invokes Indira, supports banks nationalisation November 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi jumped an entire generation of the Congress party and invoked her mother in law, Indira who pushed ahead with nationalising banks in 1969. And in doing that she skipped Rajiv Gandhi's legacy of modernisation and liberalisation which was a decisive shift away from the socialist idealism...
  • Sonia's remark on bank nationalisation draws CPI flak November 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's remark on bank nationalisation at the HT Leadership Summit has managed to draw CPI's flak. CNNIBN's Smita Nair caught up with General Secretary, CPI A B Bardhan at the summit. A B Bardhan: She (Sonia Gandhi) did refer to bank nationalisation but that was a...
  • PM Manmohan Singh's speech at HT Leadership Summit November 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech titled "Can India lead the way in the next century" at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit here Friday: "In the past four years your annual summit has repeatedly focused public attention on the challenges of development India is...