An IIPM Initiative
The Sunday Indian
Sunday, March 26, 2023

 James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, US "Snowden, for his part, claims that he's won and that his mission is accomplished. If that's so, I call on him and his accomplices to facilitate the return of the remaining stolen documents that have not yet been exposed to prevent even more damage to U.S. security."

James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, US
accusing that leaks by Edward Snowden have done damage to national security

Barack Obama,President, USA "There's no doubt that there's some folks who just really dislike me because they don't like the idea of a black president. Now, the flip side of it is there are some black folks and maybe some white folks who really like me and give me the benefit of the doubt precisely because I'm a black president."

Barack Obama,President, USA
to New Yorker magazine

Pope Francis "Unfortunately, what is thrown away is not only food and dispensable objects, but often human beings themselves, who are discarded as "Unnecessary". For example, it is frightful even to think there are children, victims of abortion, who will never see the light of day..."

Pope Francis
addressing in a state-of-the-world speech

Sheikh Hasina "You could not resist the elections. You'll not be able to do anything. Better keep your mouth shut."

Sheikh Hasina
to her arch rival BNP chief Khaleda Zia to shut up. BNP had boycotted the general elections.

Edward Snowden "For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission's already accomplished. I already won."

Edward Snowden
on hoe leaking NSA secrets have caused a reassessment of US surveillance policies

Barack Obama "There are too many people who happily embrace Madiba's legacy of racial reconciliation but passionately resist even modest reforms that would challenge chronic poverty and growing inequality."

Barack Obama
urging politicians to follow Nelson Mandela's example

Arvind Kejriwal "BJP ko Delhi mein Bhagwan bhi nahi bacha sakte, toh Modi kya bachapayenge (God can't save BJP in Delhi, what could Modi do)?"

Arvind Kejriwal
on upcoming Delhi assembly elections while addressing media

Sheila dikshit "We had to give answer to their misleading campaign as they said we could not prevent incidents of rapes in the city."

Sheila dikshit
on bringing up 17-year-old rape allegation against BJP’s CM candidate Harsh Vardhan

Shahrukh Khan "The best gift that I have had is my profession. But I am yet not satisfied with my profession. For others it's always 'what next?' For me, however, it's 'what's new?"

Shahrukh Khan
while speaking to media on his 48th birthday

Manish Tewari ""Sardar Patel blamed RSS' communal poison for the sacrifice of Mahatma Gandhi. Modi must explain if he agrees with Patel's views.""

Manish Tewari
criticizing Modi for allegedly appropriating Sardar Patel's legacy

Narendra Hirwani "Sachin would never think anything other than cricket, and it's same now. He would eat, drink and breath the game. He would visualize and analyze what could he have done better on the field. Probably that's why he is on the top."

Narendra Hirwani
on Sachin Tendulkar’s achievements

Narendra Modi ""Where mind is without fear & head is held high...Into that heaven of freedom.. let my country awake" Tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore"

Narendra Modi
on freedom of living....

Shabana Azmi "The true yardstick of a nations progress is not merely its GDP but 'HDI' human development index ie d degree to which its women are empowered."

Shabana Azmi
On women empowerment

Lata Mangeshkar "People should be blessed in life with friends who are both "Mirrors & Shadows"! Mirrors don't lie & shadows never leave."

Lata Mangeshkar
On friendship....

Narendra Modi "Women have excelled in every area whenever given a chance. We have to take pride in our women to create a strong India."

Narendra Modi
On women empowerment...

Dalai Lama "Anger, hatred and jealousy never solve problems, only affection, concern and respect can do that."

Dalai Lama

Anupam Kher " Pt. Ravi Shankar's Sitar played for our souls. His music helped us sooth our nerves. His smile was like his music- DIVINE. RIP. "

Anupam Kher

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricket captain, on whether he would still prefer turning tracks despite the humiliating loss in the second test against England at Wankhede. "Of course I will want a similar wicket. That's what our speciality is. What's the point of playing on a flat track and winning the toss and batting for three or four days over the Test?"

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricket captain, on whether he would still prefer turning tracks despite the humiliating loss in the second test against England at Wankhede.

Steve Waugh "It's negative on his own team that they can't win on different types of wicket. Dhoni is interfering with the curator's job. It's like a curator telling Dhoni not to play a particular shot."

Steve Waugh
Former Australian Cricket captain Steve Waugh slamming Indian cricket captain Mahender Singh Dhoni for expressing his disappointment at Ahmedabad's Motera pitch and demanding turning pitches in the remaining test matches against England.

Dewas Sajjan Singh Verma, Congress MP, praising the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. "RSS workers work for their party with dedication, surviving on 'chana' (gram), while our leaders don't step out of AC chambers."

Dewas Sajjan Singh Verma, Congress MP, praising the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017