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Analysing the National Education Policy through Gendered Lens – Part I

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 future education system, containing several…

Discussing Volume 9 of the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law

Discussing Volume 9 of the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law

DGV RithvikApril 10, 20219 min read

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 these pieces if they choose…

Who Are Our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges

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 of posts discussing the public…

Monthly Round-Up: March 2021

Monthly Round-Up: March 2021

Mohini ParghiApril 8, 20213 min read

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 month of March 2021. Blog…

Locating the civil services in a federal set-up

Locating the civil services in a federal set-up

Abhirup Srivastav and Lahar JainApril 5, 20219 min read

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 the Centre. The officers were…

Trajectories of Indian Carceral Feminism

Trajectories of Indian Carceral Feminism

Shruti IyerApril 4, 202111 min read
[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 their efforts. She also makes…

Feminists and Rape Law Reform: Wielding Power with Expertise?

Feminists and Rape Law Reform: Wielding Power with Expertise?

Saptarshi MandalApril 3, 20218 min read
[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 posts discussing the public law…

The Silent Dialogue – A Comparative Characterisation of the Agricultural Laws’ Adjudication in India

The Silent Dialogue – A Comparative Characterisation of the Agricultural Laws’ Adjudication in India

Anushka MittalApril 1, 202110 min read

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 a repeal of these laws,…

Ruling by executive fiat: Time for greater judicial control?

Ruling by executive fiat: Time for greater judicial control?

Harsh JainMarch 31, 20217 min read

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 effective decision making in times…

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Feminist Judgment Project India: Call For Proposals

Feminist Judgment Project India: Call For Proposals

GuestSeptember 13, 20176 min read

By  Jhuma Sen The Feminist Judgment Project India imagines the possibilities of collaborative writing of alternate judgments for several Indian cases across a broad range of legal issues having a…

Researcher position at Centre for Policy Research Land Rights Initiative

Researcher position at Centre for Policy Research Land Rights Initiative

Namita WahiSeptember 8, 20171 min read

The Land Rights Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is looking to hire a research associate . Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria may consider applying for this…

Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Tarunabh KhaitanAugust 19, 20172 min read

Indian Law Review hopes to publish at least one Literature Review (of around 10,000 words, including footnotes) in every volume. We envisage a Literature Review will not only comprehensively survey existing scholarship (including…

The Editorial Board of the Indian Law Review (“ILR”) invites applications for the position of an Editor on its Editorial Board.

By Anushri Bhuta / January 13, 2022 / 0 Comments
The ILR, published by Taylor and Francis, was launched in 2017 by a group of legal academics based in institutions of legal education in Australia, India, the UK and the US.  In the ensuing five years, it has emerged as...

Monthly Round-Up: December 2021

By Pranjal Gautam / January 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
Law and Other Things published a range of interesting articles and new scholarship discussions to further scholarship in public law. Below we bring you an update on the Blog’s activities during December 2021. Blog Posts We started with a piece...

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Sharmila Rudrappa

By Sharmila Rudrappa / January 4, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review. You can access all the posts in this discussion here. In this...

Divine labours, devalued work: Concluding response to the discussion pieces

By Sneha Banerjee and Prabha Kotiswaran / January 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 of the Indian Law Review. You can access all the posts in this discussion here. In...

Call for Proposals: The 3rd LAOT-NALSAR Courts and Constitution Conference (Submit by 25 February, 2022)

By Anushri Bhuta / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
Law and Other Things and NALSAR University of Law are organizing the 3rd Edition of the Courts and the Constitution Conference. Entries for the same are invited from interested students, scholars, and practitioners of law and other connected fields. About...

Merger Exception to Defection – Obstacle or Facilitator?

By Shanthan Reddy / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on anti-defection law by our Senior Analyst, Shanthan Reddy. Part I introduces defection law to the readers and explains how the merger exception has been misused to facilitate defection. Part II specifically looks...