India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century
Co-hosted by Network 18 and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP), this event will be covered extensively on CNBC TV 18, the leading business television channel in India, on CNN-IBN, the Hindi channel CNBC Awaaz, India's most watched business channel, the Hindi news channel IBN7, and other Network 18 channels.
The Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten of Barnes, will be addressing the meeting. From India, the Minister for External Affairs Mr Salman Khurshid, will be attending, as will the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr Kapil Sibal. Senior opposition leader from the BJP party, Mr Arun Jaitley, will also join the discussions. Speakers from Britain include Members of Parliament and academics (Dr Nandini Gooptu, Dr Kate Sullivan and Dr Matthew McCartney) from Oxford University. The meeting will be led by Raghav Bahl, Founder and Editor of Network 18. Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief of CNN-IBN, CNN’s local service in India, will host a session at the meeting.
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