Ek hi maara [he landed just one slap]? - Anna Hazare, following an attack on Sharad Pawar, Union agriculture minister
How long will you continue to beg for your livelihood in Maharashtra or Punjab?
– Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a rally in UP, a state crucial to the fortunes of his party I cannot bear Netanyahu, he’s a liar.
French President Nicholas Sarkozy to US President Barack Obama, on Israel’s prime minister, when he thought the mic was switched off. We can’t think of deploying a large force. We would have to send as many soldiers as there are beautiful girls. And I don’t think we would manage. – Silvio Berlusconi,
ex-prime minister of Italy, referring to sending troops for overseas military combatThe super hero in Ra.One has all the powers in the world, but to entertain. I just heard a 150 crore firework fizzle. — Shirish Kunder, filmmaker and Farah Khan’s husband
How do you fire Jo Pa? #insult #noclass. — Ashton Kutcher on Twitter, protesting the firing of Joe Paterno, Penn State’s football coach who was found guilty of inaction even when he knew that children in the coaching camp were being sexually abused Homosexuality is unnatural and not good for India… a disease which has come from other countries.
– Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health
(This story appears in the 06 January, 2012 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)