Karan Thapar is one of journalism’s most celebrated – and volatile – faces, a man who for over three decades has defanged and dissected public figures and public life.
And in “Encounter Cop”, the razor-sharp commentator talks of his extraordinary journey, from his privileged lineage to his provocative public and personal choices, and what makes him the only interviewer to have Jayalalithaa, Narendra Modi and Ram Jethmalani walk out on him.
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
Algebra – the Arts and Ideas Club is designed to host almost 35 engagements over the year with topline thinkers and practitioners from almost every discipline that impacts human affairs: politics, economy, environment, spirituality, cinema, medicine, science, technology, music, media, literature, the arts, sports, people’s movements, et al.