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The 32nd Session of the HRC and the SOGI Resolution
June 29, 2016, Comments Off

This is a guest post by Sharan Bhavnani, a third year student at National Law School, Bangalore. The author can be conta ...

Tarun Tejpal, Former Editor, Tehelka
You-are-not-like-a-father-to-me/ Dear world, allow me to be a slow girl
November 24, 2013, 6 Comments

On the top 5 mind-numbing pieces of 'logic' one hears after saying no to a senior colleague's advances at a workplace. O ...

A Tale of Two Speeches
August 16, 2013, 10 Comments

I have spent every 15th August that I can remember, waking up to the live telecast of the Prime Minister’s speech from ...

The Verma Committee Follow-up: A Fair Trial for the Accused
February 3, 2013, Comments Off

[Every time a crime that shocks the public conscience is committed, lawyers are quick to respond by taking a collective ...

The Verma Committee Follow-up: A Crumbling Fourth Pillar and the Forgotten Politics of Boycott
January 29, 2013, Comments Off

In a speech delivered at the Reuters memorial lecture in November 2012 at Oxford University, Prannoy Roy made some candi ...

The Verma Committee Follow-up: Delhi and the Bhaiya Problem
January 26, 2013, Comments Off

It’s not clear to me at which point the word ‘Bhaiya’ entered my consciousness, living in Delhi. In its literal me ...

The Verma Committee Follow-Up: First Thoughts
January 23, 2013, 1 Comment

It will take a complete purging of the deeply patriarchal and misogynous society that we live in for this mad culture of ...

The Verma Committee Follow-up: The Challenge Ahead
January 23, 2013, Comments Off

The Justice Verma Committee which released its report on Amendments to the Criminal Law, looking specifically at laws re ...

India: For Women – Open from 8 am to 8 pm Only
January 5, 2013, 2 Comments

[A guest post by Jeet H. Shroff. Jeet is pursuing a Master’s Degree at Harvard Law School.] The rape of a 23-year old ...

The U.S. and its Guns
December 17, 2012, 4 Comments

Children aged six and seven, moviegoers enjoying a quiet night out, Sikhs praying at an Oak Creek Gurdwara, workers in a ...