Kavita A. Sharma, former principal, Hindu College, on how merits outweigh demerits
My wife says I should get four wickets in every T20, as if it is like getting it at a supermarket, but it was fun to do it this time.
Is that sound still coming? Fixed that? There will be no sound, because the loudspeaker which used to ring every day at 8am has now been stopped.
There is a compelling moral case for Indians to support the brave resistance of the Ukrainian people. And I believe there is a political case, too…. India’s support could have decisively swung the narrative against Russia, compelling it to come to the negotiating table.
When women broke the barriers and got elected to the chair, the word was changed to ‘chairperson’. This is not a minor question of semantics. Patriarchy is reflected in the language that often invisbilises women. It needs to be challenged and changed.
All the A-lister heroes refused to work with me because I won’t compromise. It is very simple—they like actresses who they can control and who will compromise with them. I am not that, my personality isn’t that. I did not want to subject myself to someone’s whims and fancies. And sit, stand, anything.