BBC WS 'India Rising'
Listen to lively debates about a rapidly changing country. Follow the links to get involved early by sending in your questions and comments to World Have Your Say and Have Your Say.
Special guests include: Kees Ten Nijenhuis, a European senior vice president at Wipro; Phanish Puranam, PhD, Assistant Professor of Strategic & International Management & Co-Director; Aditya V. Birla, India Research Centre; Rashmee Roshan Lall, Foreign Editor, The Times of India; Lord Karan Bilimoria, Cobra Beer; Samir Sayeed, JPMorgan, Dr Harren Jhoti, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Astex Therapeutics in Cambridge.
Listen to Part One (26 mins)
Listen to Part Two (26 mins)
World Have Your Say (5-9 Feb 07)
The programme team will be on the road, and these are the plans – your suggestions are welcome!
Monday – Punjab: probably discussing women and/or inter-ethnic tension
Tuesday – Delhi: looking at India’s place in the world
Wednesday – Hyderabad: Assessing the technical revolution
Thursday and Friday – Mumbai: Culture, morality and religion
Contribute to the debate, listen to the programmes and read more on theprogramme blog
India – Brother or Bully? (Sunday 11 Feb 07)
To the world, India is an emerging power, a secular democracy, a nation of one-billion aspirants, a `gentle? giant. Do its neighbours think the same? Major tri-media debate linking up India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal
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Have Your Say (Sunday 11 Feb 07)
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