India can live without nuclear weapons. That's our dream, and it should be the dream of the U.S. also.
If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved.
India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.
When grand plans for scientific and defence technologies are made, do the people in power think about the sacrifices the people in the laboratories and fields have to make?
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
I'm not an expert on the arms race.
In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
When I took over as president, I studied the Constitution, and the more I studied it, the more I realised that it does not prevent the president of India from giving the nation a vision. So when I went and presented this vision in Parliament and in legislative assemblies; everyone welcomed it, irrespective of party affiliations.
India's trade deficit is because of excess of import over exports.