Seven years without charge while my children grew up without me. That is not something I can forgive. It is not something I can forget.
—Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, after the rape case against him was dropped by the Swedish government
The coal sector will also benefit with straightaway benefits to consumers because (higher) taxes used to be a burden on consumers of India. I am delighted that the GST Council has chosen to keep coal in the 5% slab.
—Renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal, on the highly-debated issue of taxing coal
In the present scenario, there is an ever persistent sub-conventional threat. Therefore, we need to be prepared for operations with our present holdings, at a very short notice. Training needs to be focused towards this.
—Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, on a notification recently issued to every air force official
People have lost faith in democracy here. So we have to change the system. We have to change the thinking of people. Only then will the country prosper.
—Actor Rajinikanth, hinting at joining politics
Those who ruled the state for five or ten years ask us to give an account of our performance in two months … stage walkouts on every second issue.
—UP CM Yogi Adityanath, on ruckus in the assembly
It leaves a bad taste. For many, such matches are a farce. Players may not be in the proper frame of mind to play after such delays, spectators will be tired.
—Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, on the recent IPL match between KKR and SRH concluding at 2am
Yaay! We have beaten Italy. Congratulations to the under 17 @IndianFootball on the spectacular victory. Italy ki idli ban gayi!
Cricketer Virender Sehwag, on the Indian U-17 World Cup football team defeating Italy 2-0 on Twitter