We live in an inter-dependent world. An isolated India is not in our interest.
I like to combine visits to more than one place when I go on my international tours in order to get more done. I'm from Ahmedabad where we have a saying, 'Single-fare, double journey.'
Politics is not a profession, it is a service. I want to keep working more for the Nation not because of the designation, but because people of India are my family.
I was born in a very poor family. I used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child. My mother used to wash utensils and do lowly household work in the houses of others to earn a livelihood. I have seen poverty very closely. I have lived in poverty.I decided that I would not live for myself but would
In China, the social network is a bit different. But I am active there too.
I believe you never get tired by doing work. You get tired when you don't work. When you clean your house, you don't get tired; it gives you satisfaction.
It is India's responsibility to display its strength to the World through knowledge and innovations.
We do not need committees but we need commitment. The nation is already reeling under the burden of several committees formed in the last decade.
Cleaning up the country cannot be the sole responsibility of sweepers. Do citizens have no role in this? We have to change this mindset.
For you I am neither the PM or CM. Our bond is a bond of affection and I am your sevak.
Importance of technology is increasing every day, we must not deprive our children of technology, if we do then it's a social crime.
Our nation is rich and our people can be rich. 2014 elections is a fight against poverty.
See the Congress' track record. It has taken the nation backwards. They keep talking about Rights. The Nation is tired of your Acts, the Nation needs action.
Bharat for Bhutan and Bhutan for Bharat. The colour of our passports may be different but our thinking is the same. India stands committed to Bhutan's happiness and progress.
The fault lines are shifting from the boundaries of nations into the web of our societies and the streets of our cities. And, terrorism and extremism are a global force that are larger than their changing names, groups, territories and targets.
Keeping technology at the forefront, we need to further speed up our defence programme & keep pace with the world.
A teacher says "I am sowing the seeds of revolution." At that time we cannot imagine how powerful the teacher is, but he certainly derives joy by fulfilling his duty.
Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana is a reflection of how rich India's poor are at heart. Without any obligation to put any money in the 0 balance accounts, they didn't open an empty account.
From snake - charmers, we are now a nation of mouse- charmers. Our youngsters are shaping the world with the click of a mouse with their feats in the IT sector.
We need to make India capable, prosperous.
Government not just for a few, it belongs to the common people.
Nobody is above the law. Imagine if there allegations against Modi and he is the Prime Minister. Should the case not be pursued just because he has become the PM. It should not be so that it should be stopped. I am not above the law.
Good roads, good houses, adequate electricity, good schools or good hospitals in the village are indeed, the parameters of progress. However, in my view, 100 percent literate village is the true symbol of real progress.
Education makes life self-reliant. It inspires man to live with dignity in the society. It is the foremost requisite of a teacher to identify his own virtues. He needs to live supported by his inherent virtues-and must continue to uphold them.
The 'Idea of India' is an India of opportunity and aspiration. An India where: all are prosperous and happy, all are free from illness.
No one can question the talent of India's youth after the success of the Mars Mission. Everything indigenous!
In democracy, people's verdict is always final and we all have to accept it with humility.
Even if one child falls in a borewell, the entire country gets worried; we must generate more awareness about hundreds of children who are unable to survive due to lack of primary healthcare facilities.
It used to hurt me in the past years to hear people say they want to leave India. But with the experience of past few months, I can say that we have removed that gloom from the minds of the people.
We must together build an economic agenda for the India of our dreams that translates into improved standards of living, increased human well-being and assured social justice.