No state should be allowed to profess partnership with the global coalition against terror, while continuing to aid, abet and sponsor terrorism.
The reality is that international institutions like the UN can only be as effective as its members allow it to be.
My government is committed to carrying out electoral reforms. It is our firm resolve to keep criminal elements away from power.
Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
There was an implicit conviction that the UN would be stronger than the sum of its constituent member-states.
We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
Terrorism has become a festering wound. It is an enemy of humanity.
We believe that ultimate victory will be ours, because we best represent the needs and aspirations of India today.
I would like that no citizen of the state feels alone and helpless. The entire nation is with them.
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.
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.
In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere.
Politics is a game of compromise.
The Bio-diversity Convention has not yielded any tangible benefits to the world's poor.
You can change friends but not neighbours.
It is easy to win elections by raising slogan of “garibi hatao” but slogans do not remove poverty.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
Truth cannot be hidden for fear that somebody would exploit it.