With the year ready to bid adieu in a few days, all channels are compiling their own lists of the major highlights of 2006. CNN-IBN will be presenting, ‘Ideas 2006’, showcasing the six main ideas that have impacted the way India thinks and acts in the last 12 months. This half hour special will be aired on December 28 only on the channel.
According the CNN-IBN these six main ideas in 2006 were – civic activism; distributive mechanisms - quotas for different groups; the M factor; the widening social divide - Sensex versus farmers suicides; media domination; and) violent leisure - drunken driving.
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN and IBN 7, said, “Ideas 2006 is specially designed to encapsulate the various factors that defined 2006 and how they changed the way India saw itself. I am certain this feature will provide a conclusive end to the year’s happenings as well as create eager anticipation for 2007.”