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Burgeoning Delhi Rapes: Some Reflections
May 10, 2013, 1 Comment

[Guest Post by Latika Vashist and Amit Bindal]  I.                 The reason for writing this piece is ...

Vacations
May 21, 2011, 5 Comments

(This is a supremely personal take on an issue most working adults in this country find hard to live with: Supreme Court ...

How to have an ignorant opinion about the Service Tax on legal services…
March 29, 2011, 2 Comments

So the service tax on individual lawyers is going to see the light of day, and barring a Stay on the provisions of the F ...

An Interesting Question of Judicial Precedent
February 2, 2011, 9 Comments

The post discusses a fascinating question of judicial precedent, dealing with the approach to determining the ratio of c ...

How India missed getting its first woman Chief Justice India
November 26, 2010, 13 Comments

Four women have been elevated to the post of the Judge of the Supreme Court of India in 60 years of the Court’s ex ...

A Re-examination of the Basic Structure Doctrine
October 6, 2010, 4 Comments

One of the most fundamental and equally ambiguous concepts that underlies Indian Constitutional Law is the basic structu ...

Gandhi and International Human Rights
October 1, 2010, 8 Comments

Even in the 1940s, when the world was obsessed with the emerging ‘rights-discourse’, Gandhi’s contribution is uniq ...

Mining Right(s)
August 24, 2010, Comments Off

This new revamping suffers from the same problem that has characterised a lot of recent legislative activity in India ...

Miscellaneous Day Part I
August 18, 2010, 3 Comments

(This piece of “fact”-ion is based on an average miscellaneous day for an average junior. Any resemblance to ...