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He’s brilliant, no doubt about it. Because he’s so brilliant, people want to put him down. Even now he’s capable of being PM. He has the capacity.

Roxna Swamy (Subramanian Swamy's wife)

There are people across the length and breadth of intelligentsia who give him support, they do.

Roxna Swamy (Subramanian Swamy's wife)

Swamy has the interest of the country at heart. Any patriotic Indian will endorse the view.

Roxna Swamy (Subramanian Swamy's wife)

There is presumption that even if a women is harassed, bullied, she may want to reconcile

Karuna Nundy

I always felt that my work had to be a vocation—we spend so much of our life doing it. 

Karuna Nundy

I realised early on how unfair life was. Certain things that happened in my childhood—molesters just grabbing you on the streets, an incident in my school where the principal went into victim-blame mode—made me think about how I could bring about change and gain the power to fix things most effectively.

Karuna Nundy

I’m a great believer in deliberative democracy; where you speak, but you also listen. You come through the other side with differences intact, but you also come through together in important ways.

Karuna Nundy

I felt that here is where I could make the biggest contribution—not just in human rights work, but also as a general lawyer. I felt this is where the need was. I have a visceral understanding of these various layers [here], in terms of language, in terms of nuance, and information…It is also a court of ideas, as much as it is a court of facts. It has been quite a leader when it comes to economic and social rights.

Karuna Nundy

The need for equality and human rights engagement felt more urgent here

Karuna Nundy

Wearing more colonial regalia when it's 50 degrees is a frightening thought

Karuna Nundy

It is a very important victory for gender justice. The court recognised the fact that even if one person is suffering from the violation or deprivation of a constitutional right, then the courts must step in. 

Karuna Nundy

The judgment will have wide ranging impact. It will control how and whether government can read our email, listen to phone calls, how our data is used. It will also bear on whether married women will have the right not to get raped in marriage, after all women’s right to bodily integrity is privacy of the body

Karuna Nundy

The judgment has made it clear that LGBT citizens like anyone else enjoy not just the right to privacy, but right to equality, right to free expression and right to life. Today’s judgment will have a wide-ranging impact but one among them is Section 377 will have to be struck down

Karuna Nundy

I enjoy the mathematical logic that goes with tax litigation 

Karuna Nundy

There are so many fairly basic issues that are still being decided through these cases. 

Karuna Nundy

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