Execution of the death sentence cannot be done while this court is hearing the appeal. Else it will be a violation of the Vienna Convention.
—Lawyer Harish Salve, at the ICJ, on fears of Pakistan executing Kulbhushan Jadhav while the trial is still on
AG, it does not even happen in T20 cricket that one can take three wickets in one ball.
—Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, indicating that the Supreme Court has not closed the window of scrutiny on two other contentious issues—polygamy and nikah halala
Please do not presume that nothing is happening on behalf of the government… I can say this much for now that we will not allow our countrymen to hang their heads in shame.
—Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on retaliation by the Indian government against Pakistan over mutilation of soldiers
Kapil, you called me didi, you should have told me about the Rs 2 crore that came to our house. Ok, so when did you come (to our house) on May 5? I didn’t get to know. I would always ask you for tea.
—Sunita Kejriwal, wife of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
I know, I do not have that capacity. I am the leader of a small party and I have no national ambitions.
—Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, dismissing claims of being in the race for PM
A genie let out of a bottle of this kind, especially created by secret services, can then cause damage to its creators. This doesn’t concern Russia.
—Russian president Vladimir Putin, blaming the USA for the global hacker attack
I don’t know how the Wimbledon qualifying works or the rankings. I’m not really aware of that.
—Tennis player Maria Sharapova, who is hoping for a wildcard for the French Open