I like to set aggressive targets; without them, you will get ordinary performances.
If inflation is brought down, interest rates will fall. Once rates fall, we have the opportunity to maybe achieve the goal of 'housing for all' faster; take roads, infrastructure to India's interiors.
I want to reignite the interest in hydro-electric investments.
Anyone leaving the Congress' camp and joining - or even indirectly praising - the BJP-led NDA coalition immediately stands the risk of losing this Congress-issued certificate of secularism. It is a travesty!
I feel there is huge potential for India and the U.K. to work together both on the technology space and on the investment space.
In New York, lights are on the whole night; there are offices where not a single person is working, but all lights are on. The street lights at the White House are lit all the day. Why? And we are being told not to use coal.
Even a poor man doesn't ask alms unless he sees you have the ability to give.
India doesn't take responsibility for the problems that the world is facing because of thermal coal.
When a product is market driven, it should be able to pay for all its raw materials at market prices.
I'm not crying over surplus capacity... Surplus capacity is good for India. Surplus capacity means we can get more investors, can get more households and promise them 24/7 power.
When you give a good offer, people take it.
I am very friendly with the people of India, and corporates are also a part of that.
It's equal opportunity for all, and we don't play favourites.
When PM goes for a foreign visit, he represents a country and not the party.
Reaping political dividends out of tragedies is deeply engrained in the Congress' DNA.
I don't want projects to take 10 years to set up. That adds to the cost.
I will reach out to all states uniformly... I can assure you I will take two steps for every step they extend.
I don't get carried away by any praise; I know I have miles to go.
You can fool the people once, twice, but you can't fool them all the time. You should tell them honestly what you can do for them.
As more and more money is coming into the formal economy, one can look at more attractive tax rates and lower tax slabs. Even if half the people who were in the informal sector move in to the formal economy and more taxes get collected, more money can be spent on the welfare.
More taxes mean more money to spend for public welfare.