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On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities­­­ [Part II]

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities­­­ [Part II]

Atreyee MajumdarMay 16, 202213 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part II of a…

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities [Part I]

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities [Part I]

Atreyee MajumdarMay 16, 202210 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be running a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part I of a two-part review…

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Nivedita MenonMay 10, 202216 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the…

LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

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Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddarth Narrain

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[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the first review by Siddarth Narrain.…

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Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

By Harsh Jain / April 22, 2022 / 1 Comment
A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court passed a 129-page order  in Reshma v. State of Karnataka on March 15, 2022 upholding  the Government Order dated February 5, 2022 restricting pre-university students from wearing head scarfs (hijabs) or head...

Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

By Harsh Jain / May 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
Introduction The provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (“NDPS Act”/ “the Act”) have come under scrutiny following the recent arrests of celebrities like Rhea Chakraborty and Aryan Khan. Bombay High Court (“HC”) granted bail to Aryan...

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2 – Interview with Jhuma Sen & Rachna Chaudhary on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project 

By Jhuma Sen, Rachna Chaudhary and Gayatri Gupta / May 5, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4pLXwV0LVMMzKB281gXd9Q Jhuma Sen, Rachna Chaudhary and Aparna Chandra anchor the Indian Feminist Judgments project [IFJP], a collaboration between feminist legal academics, litigators and judges, practitioners, activists from law and other disciplines, who are using a feminist lens to re-write alternative...

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddarth Narrain

By Siddharth Narrain / April 30, 2022 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the first review by Siddarth Narrain. The introductory post by Adil Hasan Khan can be found here....

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

By Nivedita Menon / May 10, 2022 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the second review by Nivedita Menon. The introductory post by Adil...

The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review Conference- Summary

By Nitya Ravichandra, Khushi Mittal and Mrityunjoy Roy / May 9, 2022 / 0 Comments
We bring to you a summary of the discussions in ‘The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review’ conference that was held this year. This summary of the conference was compiled and drafted by Khushi Mittal, Mrityunjoy Roy...

LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

By Nitya Ravichandra / May 9, 2022 / 1 Comment
We at LAOT are back with an update of all the interesting things that we have been up to over the past couple of months. Happy reading! Introducing LAOT Podcasts! LAOT, in an attempt to expand its reach in terms...

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities [Part I]

By Atreyee Majumdar / May 16, 2022 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be running a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part I of a two-part review by Atreyee Majumder. Part II can be found here. The...

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities­­­ [Part II]

By Atreyee Majumdar / May 16, 2022 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part II of a two-part review by Atreyee Majumder. Part I can be found...