It is open. It will remain secular and apolitical.
We are keeping a close watch as Nepal is of vital interest to India.
If the rise of European colonisation began in 18th century India, then the rallying cry of 'Jai Hind!' also signalled its end in 1947.
We must recognise that in a globalised world, we cannot remain insulated from external developments. India's trade performance in the current year has been robust, surpassing pre-crisis export levels and pre-crisis export growth trends. We have diversified our export baskets and our export destinati
We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.
Of course, running a coalition government in a country like India is a difficult task. More so when Congress leads the coalition, since most of the political parties were anti-Congress. To have a coalition, to run a coalition government, you require a lot of adjustments, a lot of flexibility.
Militants have made about five infiltration attempts since the October 8 earthquake, including two on a single day,
The Pakistani point of view,
The door for discussions is still open. Only you can say whether it (possibilities of a grand alliance) is a closed chapter.
I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me. Pranab Mukherje
The government of India and the government of Jammu and Kashmir are determined to ensure that every Kashmiri lives with dignity having equal rights and equal opportunities.
I have seen vast, perhaps unbelievable, changes during the journey that has brought me from the flicker of a lamp in a small Bengal village to the chandeliers of Delhi.
Propelled by freedom of faith, gender equality and economic justice for all, India will become a modern nation. Minor blemishes cannot cloak the fact that India is becoming such a modern nation: no faith is in danger in our country, and the continuing commitment to gender equality is one of the grea
Trickle-down theories do not address the legitimate aspirations of the poor. We must lift those at the bottom so that poverty is erased from the dictionary of modern India.
There are actually three French companies, one of them in the public sector, from which we are buying the submarines and not two.
Indian president does not determine policy. Here President is not the policy maker. In the name of the president, the cabinet takes the policy decision.
Pakistan's point of view is when we have agreed to withdraw ... what is the relevance (of this) after the withdrawal agreement is signed,
No problems are ever resolved by violence. It only aggravates the pain and the hurt on every side.
Our federal Constitution embodies the idea of modern India: it defines not only India but also modernity.
As Indians, we must of course learn from the past; but we must remain focused on the future. In my view, education is the true alchemy that can bring India its next golden age.
The invention of the concept of sustainable human development and that of so-called human security, as opposed to territorial security of nation- states, and its promotion by the UN is in clear contradiction to all that we, the Group of 77, and the UN Charter itself consider inalienable, namely nati
Redeployment is a regular exercise undertaken after a review of the situation in the state. Last year we reduced troops voluntarily.
Teaching was my transition from student life to working life. In those days, our system of education was a little different. The number of students in each class was huge. I think in political science general, which I taught, it was around 100.
Let Jammu and Kashmir lead the way in the building of a new future for India. Let it set an example to the rest of India and the world by showing how the entire region can be transformed into a zone of peace, stability and prosperity.
The Cabinet has given the approval for promulgation of National Commission for Minority Education.
I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me.
The Navy and the Air Force have already provided the data on the number of Muslims they have and we are taking up the survey in the Army, which had no such data till now.
The young people of India will build a strong and powerful nation, a nation that is politically mature and economically strong, a nation whose people enjoy both a high quality of life as well as justice.
There is no humiliation more abusive than hunger.
I feel that when the reforms in UN take place and the Security Council will be expanded in the permanent membership category, India will have a place, I hope so, but first it is to be expanded.