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On Fair & Square this week, Consulting Editor Khushwant Singh catches up with author & commentator Gurcharan Das. In a freewheeling conversation, Das talks about India’s problems, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress party, Dr Manmohan Singh, Arvind Kejriwal, and why he is optimistic about the upturn in the economy.

Modi a ‘calculated risk,’ says Indian business leader: CNN

India is taking a “calculated risk” with the election of Narendra Modi as prime minister, Indian business leader and public intellectual Gurcharan Das told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Monday.

Gurcharan Das on the differences between India and China at Emory University

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International best-selling author and public intellectual Gurcharan Das speaks with Emory professor of religion Paul Courtright on the dramatic differences between India and China on all levels of society, politics, and economics.

"India is a bottom-up success, while China is a top-down success. India is a success of the people, despite the state; China is a success because of the state," says Das.

Gurcharan Das, Former CEO of P&G India, Best-selling Author at University of California, Berkeley

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Gurcharan Das, world-renowned author, commentator, public intellectual and the former CEO of Procter & Gamble India, spoke at the Haas Business School about the economic future of India on October 24, 2013 as part of the Dean's Speaker Series.

Asia Society, New York, Dec 2013: India Grows at Night

Asia Society, New York, Dec 2013: India Grows at NightNEW YORK, December 5, 2013 — Commentator Gurcharan Das, economist Jagdish Bhagwati and Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai discuss the ideas in Das's new book, which argues for a strong state role in Indian policy and planning.

You Still Have to Bribe Somebody

Gurcharan Das: You Still Have to Bribe SomebodyNEW YORK, December 5, 2013 — In conversation with Jagdish Bhagwati and Vishakha Desai, commentator Gurcharan Das argues that pervasive corruption and threats to its secular traditions, not external forces, are the biggest challenges India faces at pre