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Interesting article on cause lawyering in India

Interesting article on cause lawyering in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSeptember 12, 20053 min read

Vikram has asked me to be a guest blogger while he is away, and I hope to be able to contribute off and on. Jayanth Krishnan has a new piece…

Airports Authority Files A Writ?

Airports Authority Files A Writ?

Vikram RaghavanSeptember 6, 20051 min read

This is an amazing story. The Airports Authority, a central government entity, is actually going to court to enjoin the local governments from licensing hoardings near Chennai airport. It is…

Vikram RaghavanAugust 28, 20056 min read

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in Kabul today. This story has been largely ignored in the Western press, but it has received considerable attention in India as well as in…

Killing Kadirgamar

Killing Kadirgamar

Vikram RaghavanAugust 21, 20051 min read

This is a brief, but poignant piece on the slaying of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, which only appears online in the New Yorker. Like other Sri Lankans, I’m outraged at…

Supreme Court’s “Anti-Reservation” Order

Supreme Court’s “Anti-Reservation” Order

Vikram RaghavanAugust 20, 20051 min read

There has been great hysteria over this anti-reservation judgment. Someone ought to do a calm, dispassionate analysis of this judgment to determine what exactly the Supreme Court ruled. The Supreme…

My First Post

My First Post

Vikram RaghavanAugust 20, 20051 min read

I’ve finally given up on Frontpage to do my Blog. I just can’t get why they don’t put out a blogging element to their program. Anyways. Their loss. So, Blogger,…

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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...