October 26, 2020

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  • Lessons From A Tea Shop
    Lessons From A Tea Shop

    Exclusive excerpts from President Kalam’s last project, the forthcoming book Advantage India

  • Life Is Not Rocket Science
    Life Is Not Rocket Science

    Rocket man, president and inspiration for generations of Indians, Abdul Kalam finally tells his story....

  • 'Make The Black Swan A White Swan'
    'Make The Black Swan A White Swan'

    Full text of the former President's RN Kao Memorial Lecture

  • A Little Flare To Scientific Temper
    A Little Flare To Scientific Temper

    It has the power to transform lives, let's strive to strengthen its edifice

  • Three Homilies And A Lesson
    Three Homilies And A Lesson

    The prosperity of the nation comes with economic growth and improved quality of life. But, above all, it...

  • Five Eventful Years
    Five Eventful Years

    In which the people's Prez shared his "mission in life which is to bring connectivity between billion hearts...

  • Billion Smiles
    Billion Smiles

    That is what he called his address to the Parliament at the farewell function by the Speaker, Lok Sabha, but...

  • 'What Can I Give To My Nation?'
    'What Can I Give To My Nation?'

    'Developed India by 2020 is a mission of a billion people...It will be a reality if everyone gives through...

  • National Awakening
    National Awakening

    The Prez has a solution: 'I feel that the time is ripe now for both our Houses of Parliament to debate and...

  • One Billion People: One Vision
    One Billion People: One Vision

    Address to the nation by the President on the eve of 57th Republic Day: 'Infallibility is divinity. We are...

  • 'Merely Stating A Fact'
    'Merely Stating A Fact'

    I would decidedly not support the contention that the Executive is as independent in its existence and...

  • 'Energy Independence Our Highest Priority'
    'Energy Independence Our Highest Priority'

    'Energy Security leading to Energy Independence is certainly possible and is within the capability of the...

  • India In 2020: A Wishlist
    India In 2020: A Wishlist

    Scientists, technologists must always ask themselves: what social need do we meet? A blueprint for such an...

  • 'When Politics Degrades Itself To Political Adventurism...'
    'When Politics Degrades Itself To Political Adventurism...'

    '...the nation would be on the calamitous road to inevitable disaster and ruination. ... The arithmetical...

  • 'Employment To All'
    'Employment To All'

    I have selected the topic for the Republic Day address as 'Action Plan for Employment Generation' as it...

  • 'The Pursuit Of Truth'
    'The Pursuit Of Truth'

    'Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real...

  • 'The Democratic Process Of Change'
    'The Democratic Process Of Change'

    The outcome of the elections is indicative of people's yearning for inclusiveness – economic, social and...

  • 'Smile On Billion Faces'
    'Smile On Billion Faces'

    Full unedited text of the address to the nation by the President of India on the eve of 55th Republic Day,...

  • 'Teachers Should Be Role Models'
    'Teachers Should Be Role Models'

    'A student spends 25,000 hours in the campus. The school must have the best of teachers who have the ability...

  • 'Let Us Keep Aside  Non-Issues'
    'Let Us Keep Aside Non-Issues'

    'We will not be remembered for how many churches, mosques or temples our generation added, but only if we...

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