It’s only four days of your entry into politics and you have become a political analyst. Aap toh TV pe thumke lagati thi, aaj chunavi vishleshak ban gayi (you were shaking your hips on Tv, and now you have become a psephologist).
Sanjay Nirupam, Congress MP says to Smriti Irani, BJP MP
Dented-painted women protesters in Delhi went to discotheques and then turned up at India Gate to express outrage.
Abhijit Mukherjee, Congress MP
Girls wanting a night out may be all right elsewhere but it is not part of Indian culture.
Mahesh Sharma, MP, Union culture minister
She is not even beautiful, yet I’ve made her MLC.
Though she is not beautiful, yet she faced lathicharge on behalf of the party. She was made MLC after considering her contribution and works.
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Samajwadi Party speaking about Leelawati Kushwaha during the national convention of his party’s women’s wing
Innocents must not be implicated and harassed. There are cases, where a victim has accused four brothers of raping her. It is impossible for four people to rape someone together. It is not practical.
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Samajwadi Party Quoting the Badaun rape case
We know a solution for everything, but not terrorism. I am happy that [the] Bangladesh prime minister, despite being a woman, has declared zero tolerance for terrorism.
– Narendra Modi Speaking at Dhaka University in Bangladesh on Sunday in his first visit to the neighboring country since becoming prime minister, Modi commended female Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her “zero-tolerance” approach and excellent work fighting terrorism, “despite being a woman.”
If anywhere such crimes (rapes) are minimum, it is in UP. The state has a population of 21 crore. Considering that, such incidents are very less.
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Samajwadi Party, Lucknow, July 2014