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The Tejpal Verdict: Exposing Public Secrets of Rape and Sexual Harassment Law – Part II

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the Tarun Tejpal judgment. Part 1 can be accessed here.]  Continuing from the discussion ...
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The Tejpal Verdict: Exposing Public Secrets of Rape and Sexual Harassment Law – Part I

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the Tarun Tejpal judgment. Part 2 can be accessed here.]  On May 21, 2021, ...
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Board which says Privacy Please

Testing CCTNS on the anvil of Puttaswamy’s triple test for privacy

The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (“CCTNS”) was conceptualized by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2009 as “an effort to modernize the ...
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Why we must talk about Preventive Detention

Ed Note: Continuing our discussion on IJCL Volume 9, in this piece Abhinav Sekhri responds to Shrimoyee Ghosh's critique of his Article on Preventive Detention ...
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India & Global Decline in Democracies

Over the last few months, Law and Other Things has had the opportunity to host an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in ...
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Examining Admissibility of Evidence when Framing Charges

When a Magistrate is presented with a charge sheet by the police, the next step would be to frame charges against the accused under Section ...
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Bringing up the Bodies: A Response to Abhinav Sekhri

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This  piece is a part of a ...
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Article 22 -Calling Time on Preventive Detention

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series of ...
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Feminist questions in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) – Part 2

[Ed Note: This is Part II of the post on Danish Khan v. State. Part I can be accessed here.] I ended my earlier post ...
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Analysing The State of Emergency in Myanmar: A Constitutional Perspective

“By general law, life and limb must be protected, yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life; but life is never wisely ...
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Feminist questions in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) – Part I

On 5th January 2021, in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) (‘Danish Khan’), the Delhi High Court granted anticipatory bail to the ...
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Response to Prof. Saptarshi Mandal and Ms. Shruti Iyer

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series ...
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Circumvention of Federalism & The GNCTD (Amendment) Bill, 2021

INTRODUCTION In March 2021, both Houses of the Parliament passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (hereinafter, GNCTD Bill) amidst ...
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In Memoriam: V.S. Mallar

Varadaraja Shivaraya Mallar, who taught at seven law schools across India, left us on Saturday. With his ebulliently booming voice, Professor V.S. Mallar introduced generations ...
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Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

[Ed Note: We have been hosting a Book Roundtable on Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite. We had the ...
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Analysing NEP Through Gendered Lens – Part II

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the National Education Policy through gendered lines. Part I can be accessed here.]  Ignoring LGBTQIA+ ...
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Response to “Who are our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges”

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series ...
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Analysing the National Education Policy through Gendered Lens – Part I

The Union Cabinet of India has approved the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP) for implementation. It is set to be the guiding document of India’s ...
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Discussing Volume 9 of the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law

As part of our New Scholarship Section on our Blog, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. The authors will also respond to ...
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Who Are Our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series ...
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Monthly Round-Up: March 2021

This month, Law and Other Things published a range of articles & discussions. Below, we bring you an update on the Blog’s activities over the ...
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Locating the civil services in a federal set-up

Introduction In early December, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs ordered three IPS officers belonging to the West Bengal Cadre to report for deputation at ...
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Trajectories of Indian Carceral Feminism

[Ed Note: In her response piece, Shruti Iyer writes about how Dash's article provides an apt opportunity for feminists to reflect on the outcome of ...
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Feminists and Rape Law Reform: Wielding Power with Expertise?

[Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series of ...
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The Silent Dialogue – A Comparative Characterisation of the Agricultural Laws’ Adjudication in India

The Parliament of India recently enacted and carried out changes in the agricultural laws of the country. This led to widespread protests by farmers, demanding ...
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Ruling by executive fiat: Time for greater judicial control?

The power of the executive to promulgate ordinances was incorporated into the Constitution of India, with certain checks on its abuse, in order to enable ...
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Response to Dr Farrah Ahmed’s paper: Arbitrariness, Subordination and Unequal Citizenship

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series ...
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Thinking with ‘Accidental Feminism’

[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Professor Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite, this ...
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