Presenting the 12th Hindustan times leadership summit

Keynote Speakers

Rajnath Singh

HON. HOME MINISTER OF INDIA

Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who currently serves as the Union Minister of Home Affairs in the Narendra...

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SOURAV GANGULY

FORMER INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN

Affectionately known as Dada (meaning elder brother) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he the Joint Secretary...

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ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA, 2003 - 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, filmmaker, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, formerprofessional bodybuilder...

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AAMIR KHAN

ACTOR AND PRODUCER

Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, producer and television presenter. He is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations, including...

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Schedule

08:00-09:15

GUEST REGISTRATION

09:30

GUESTS TO BE SEATED

10:00-10:45

IS THIS AFGHANISTAN'S MOMENT OF RECKONING?

HAMID KARZAI, PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN, 2001 - 2014

CHAIR: BARKHA DUTT, GROUP EDITOR, NDTV

10:45-11:30

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS – WHY THEY FAIL AND HOW
TO MAKE THEM WORK

RANA KAPOOR, FOUNDER AND CEO, YES BANK
CHRISTOPHER L. THOMPSON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, BRAND USA

CHAIR: R. SUKUMAR, EDITOR, MINT

11:45-12:30

TOWARDS A TRULY PEACEFUL, NON-VIOLENT AND CHILD-FRIENDLY WORLD

KAILASH SATYARTHI, NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE, 2014

CHAIR: SONIA SINGH, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, NDTV

12:30-13:15

CREAKING INFRASTRUCTURE, RICKETY DEVELOPMENT

NITIN GADKARI, HON. MINISTER OF ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS AND SHIPPING, INDIA

CHAIR: VIKRAM CHANDRA, GROUP CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NDTV GROUP

14:15-15:15

IN CONVERSATION WITH RIZ KHAN

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER

15:15-16:00

MAKING INDIA A SUPERPOWER: HOPE OR FANTASY?

ARUN JAITLEY, HON. MINISTER OF FINANCE, CORPORATE AFFAIRS AND INFORMATION & BROADCASTING, INDIA

CHAIR: SANJOY NARAYAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, HINDUSTAN TIMES

16:15-17:00

IN CONVERSATION WITH KARAN JOHAR

AAMIR KHAN, ACTOR AND PRODUCER
DEEPIKA PADUKONE, ACTOR

10:00-10:45

MUSCLE BEACH TO HOLLYWOOD TO GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA:
A WONDROUS, SURREAL TRIP?

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA, 2003 - 2011

CHAIR: RIZ KHAN, INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR

10:45-11:30

STATES HOLD THE KEY TO INDIA'S MAKEOVER

DEVENDRA FADNAVIS, HON. CHIEF MINISTER OF MAHARASHTRA

CHAIR: BARKHA DUTT, GROUP EDITOR, NDTV

11:45-12:30

IS SOCIAL MEDIA KILLING BIG MEDIA?

KATIE JACOBS STANTON, VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL MEDIA, TWITTER
SARAH SANDS, EDITOR, LONDON EVENING STANDARD

CHAIR: NIC DAWES, CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER, HINDUSTAN TIMES

12:30-13:15

HITTING HOME: WHY SECURING INDIA IS A DIFFICULT JOB

RAJNATH SINGH, HON. MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS, INDIA

CHAIR: HARINDER BAWEJA, SENIOR EDITOR, HINDUSTAN TIMES

14:15-15:00

IN CONVERSATION WITH SOUMYA BHATTACHARYA

SOURAV GANGULY, FORMER INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN
V. V. S. LAXMAN, FORMER INDIAN INTERNATIONAL CRICKETER

15:00-15:45

INDIA'S FUTURE SECURITY THREATS

AJIT DOVAL, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR, INDIA

CHAIR: KANWAL SIBAL, FORMER FOREIGN SECRETARY OF INDIA

15:45-16:30

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF FOOD?

ROB RHINEHART, FOUNDER, SOYLENT

CHAIR: RIZ KHAN, INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR

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Rajnath Singh

HON. HOME MINISTER OF INDIA

Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who currently serves as the Union Minister of Home Affairs in the Narendra Modi government. He previously served as the Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He has also served as the President of BJP twice, 2005-2009 and 2013-2014.

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AAMIR KHAN

ACTOR AND PRODUCER

Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, producer and television presenter. He is the recipient ofnumerous awards and nominations, including four National Film Awards and seven Filmfare Awards. Through his successful career in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema and is known by the name Mr Perfectionist.

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SOURAV GANGULY

FORMER INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN

Sourav Ganguly affectionately known as Dada (meaning elder brother) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Currently, he the Joint Secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India. Currently, he is the 5th highest run scorer in One Day Internationals.

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ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA, 2003 - 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, filmmaker, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.

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