Vodafone cannot dictate terms to India: Ravi Shankar Prasad (economictimes.indiatimes.com)

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice, and Electronics and Information Technology of India and Samir Saran Vice-President - Observer Research Foundation (ORF) at the India Economic Summit 2016 in New Delhi, India, Copyright by World Economic Forum / Benedikt von Loebell

“I don’t appreciate this kind of statement. Very firmly and very clearly. We have given all the opening for doing business but no one should dictate terms on us. India is a sovereign country..”

– Ravi Shankar Prasad in response to Vodafone’s threat to ‘quit India’ after CEO Nick Read said that the UK arm will not infuse any further equity and may eject without relief.