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  • June 24, 2016, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Bibek Debroy

    People on both sides of the Hindutva debate need to read and understand the texts first, Bibek Debroy, translator of the ...

  • April 22, 2016, Friday

    Tea with BS: Anandiben Patel

    The somewhat intimidating CM of Gujarat talks to Aditi Phadnis about politics of the Patel agitation in her state, how her govt ...

  • March 04, 2016, Friday

    Lunch With BS: Sugata Bose

    The Harvard historian-turned-politician, who is Subhash Chandra Bose's great-nephew, tells Anjali Puri why it is imperative to ...

  • August 07, 2015, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Rishi Sunak

    The new British MP tells Anjali Puri, over salmon and trout at the Strangers' Dining Room in parliament, that it is perfectly ...

  • June 05, 2015, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Varun Gandhi

    Laying out a minimalist lunch amid his maximalist art collection, the BJP MP and published poet is an unusual blend of hauteur ...

  • April 10, 2015, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    A trained commercial pilot and a qualified lawyer, Rudy tells Surabhi Agarwal and Rahul Jacob what it would take to bridge the ...

  • November 21, 2014, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Yogendra Yadav

    The Aam Aadmi Party ideologue tells Sahil Makkar why he thinks the party stands a good chance of returning to power in Delhi

  • June 06, 2014, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Jayant Sinha

    The first McKinsey consultant to win a Lok Sabha seat, the novice MP appears to be making a seamless transition from a global ...

  • December 13, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Gajendra Haldea

    I only serve national interest, the former bureaucrat, whose significant contributions to infrastructure policymaking have been ...

  • December 06, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Ajit SIngh

    The Jat leader tells Kavita Chowdhury that he is focused on passenger comfort and not on favouring private airlines, as many have ...

  • November 29, 2013, Friday

    Tea with BS: Sheila Dikshit

    Psephologists are 'scientific people' who have 'limited touch with reality', Dikshit tells Kavita Chowdhury of the dire ...

  • November 08, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Prithviraj Chavan

    The Maharashtra chief minister makes a gallant attempt to deflect accusations against the United Progressive Alliance's record

  • October 25, 2013, Friday

    Coffee with BS: Milind Deora

    For the MP and junior minister, Ravi Shankar turned music into soft power for India, Robert Johnson sang about black empowerment, ...

  • September 20, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Jairam Ramesh

    'Forget NaMo, it's RaGa that counts'

  • September 13, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Sukhbir Singh Badal, deputy chief minister, punjab

    Punjab's powerful deputy chief minister predicts a wipe-out for the Congress and sees his party playing a critical role in ...

  • August 09, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: P Chidambaram

    The finance minister suggests that maybe his government has erred in its political management

  • July 05, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Brinda Karat, CPI (M) Politburo Member

    The first woman Politburo member recalls her struggles to join the party from a privileged, non-political background

  • June 14, 2013, Friday

    Lunch with BS: Arvind Kejriwal

    For Arvind Kejriwal, it's a now-or-never situation as he takes his first formal step into politics

  • August 07, 2012, Tuesday

    Lunch with BS: Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh

    The official residence of the new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav (39), where I am invited to lunch, smells ...

  • July 17, 2012, Tuesday

    Lunch with BS: Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo

    He may be a maharaja but he is the most courteous, polite and soft-spoken minister in the Indian cabinet. He has been a Member of ...

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