Ideas to spark your imagination
Vickram Bahl has interviewed royalty, global politicians, business people, diplomats, artists, thinkers and newsmakers. His weekly interview series, Insight -with Vickram Bahl, was telecast on Doordarshan India, the National Broadcaster of India, for seven years, another long running series was Opportunities Overseas, also on Doordashan News, which ran for 10 years and also provided interview programmes for leading global broadcasters like Russia Today (RT) and Voice of Russia (VOR), among others.
World leader he has interviewed included President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen of Finland, Prime Minister Ference Guyurcsany of Hungary, Prime Minister Jose Socretese of Portugal, Former Prime Minister Esko Aho of Finland, President Anibal Cavaco Silva of Portugal, President Festos Mogae of Botswana, Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt of Belgium, Former President Fidel Ramos of Philippines, Former Prime Minister Giuliano Amato of Italy, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway, President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic, Prime Minister Donald Tusk of Poland, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, Former President Roza Otunbayeve of Kyrgyzstan, Former Prime Minister George Papendrous, President Tarja Halonen of Finland and President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia, President Khaltmaadin Battulga of Mongolia, among others.
He has also interviewed top Indian leaders such as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Amar Singh, Subramanian Swamy, Sheila Dikshit, to name a few.
Business leaders such as N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Infosys, Merill J. Fernando, Chairman Dilmah Tea, Viktor Vekselberg, Chairman Renova, Vladimir Evtushenkov, Chairman Sistema, and leaders from various other fields such as the eminent lawyer, Soli Sorabjee, Sarod maestro, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and environmentalist, Sir David King have also shared their views on his show.
He has also hosted then Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of Russia in a live internet interaction with the people of India in 2010. It was perhaps the first such interview and interaction to be held on a digital platform by a visiting head of government to India.
DISCLAIMER : VIEWS EXPRESSED BY GUESTS ARE THEIR VIEWS AND ARE NOT OF ITMN.tv OR THE HOST OF THE SHOW
Nicos Nouris, the Minister of Interior of Cyprus talks about the new policy for investment and residency in the country.Go to link
President Khaltmaagiin Battulga of Mongolia on the Vickram Bahl interviewGo to link
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan talks of his Presidency and the allegations he faces.Go to link
Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Tourism Trade & Commerce of Cyprus - Vickram Bahl interviewGo to link
Post Brexit view : Peter Szijjarto, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs & TradeGo to link
Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Gliński of Poland spoke to Vickram Bahl about a variety of subjects including his recent visit to Mumbai, the European and Polish view on India and his opinion on the ‘Make in India’ campaign along with the reciprocal ‘Go to India’ campaign of the Polish government. On All India Radio : http://airworldservice.org/english/archives/23674Go to link
Sir David King, UK's Special Representative on Climate change, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski of Poland in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Subramanian Swami, senior leader of the BJP in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Amar Singh, talks about his good and bad times in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia talks on how he plans to lease out land to foreigners to develop the country's agriculture and economy.Go to link
George Papandreou, Former Prime MInister of Greece, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Valentina Matviyenko, Chairperson of the Upper House of Russian Parliament, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of Russia, in an interview and live internet web interaction with Vickram BahlGo to link
Naina Lal Kidwai, President FICCI and India Head HSBC, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder and President of the AMITY Group, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia, in an interview with Vickram BahlGo to link
Nadir Patel, High Commissioner of Canada to India, on PM Modi's visit to Canada in an interview to Vickram BahlGo to link
N R Narayana Murthy , Chairman, Infosys, on the job market in an economic slowdownGo to link