"It is best to free the prices. The saved money can then be given directly to the poor through anti-poverty initiatives"
— Kaushik Basu, Chief Economic Advisor to the Finance Ministry, on the Kirit Parikh Committee recommendations on petroleum product pricing, in The Times of India
"I look forward to creating the future for the second century of our company's history that will be (written) in places like India"
— Tim Lee, President (International Operations—Asia, Latin America, Africa and Middle East), General Motors, to Agencies
"We think competition is healthy, but competitors should create their own original technology, not steal ours"
— Steve Jobs, Co-founder and CEO of Apple and Pixar, while announcing to sue Taiwan's HTC, in an Apple press release
"The sugar policy can't be handled by someone who owns or controls the largest number of sugar mills in the country. It's a classic case of conflict of interest"
— Arun Jaitley, Senior BJP leader and Leader of the Opposition, in Rajya Sabha, referring to Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, in Business Standard
"RBI should maintain status quo on interest rates. Fresh investment announcements have begun across sectors and further increase in interest rates will only hamper economic growth"
— Rajan Mittal, President, FICCI, in The Economic Times
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
— Peter Drucker