All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war.
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
India has a legitimate right to becoming a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.
Let no one challenge India’s secularism.
We need to convert the extraordinary goodwill between India and Russia into a thriving, visible, vigorous, and mutually beneficial economic relationship.
We, the Indians, as Guru of the Nations: yes, I believe in that.
I dream of an India that is prosperous, strong, and caring. An India, that regains a place of honour in the comity of great nations.
The BJP decides its own policies.
India has the sanction of her own past glory and future vision to become strong – in every sense of the term.
The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy.
The regional parties have emerged as a strong force, and they, too, deserve a place in national politics.
Politics is a game of compromise.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
People who ask us when we will hold talks with Pakistan are perhaps not aware that over the last 55 years, every initiative for a dialogue with Pakistan has invariably come from India.
Neither India nor Russia perceives a threat from the strength of the other. Each sees a benefit for itself in the increased political and economic strength of the other.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
If India is not secular, then India is not India at all.
Our aim should be to make India a global R&D hub.
My poet’s heart gives me strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience.
No one can be considered untouchable on political grounds.