Sometimes, when democracy has to fight with autocracy, what can be done? We have to fight; somebody has to.
We are from the very middle class family. We have not come from the English medium school. We came from our regional languages school.
Mamata Banerjee is just a casual worker, just like a commoner.
I have flatly refused to be conned by Jyoti Basu and his corrupt government.
One political party must behave goodly with another political party, whatever is possible within the political jurisdiction.
I don't want to be a VIP. I want to be an LIP, a Less Important Person.
Change is a continuous process. You cannot assess it with the static yardstick of a limited time frame. When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant. You have to be patient. With time, it grows into a large tree. And then the flowers bloom, and only then can the fruits be plucked.
In my government, I do Twitter on my own. I have no sponsorship, nothing.
In Bengal, at the state level, the Congress and Left are working with the BJP. At the national level, for the greater good, we feel we must work together in Parliament.
I don't have any personal agenda or vendetta against any individual, even Narendra Modi.