Interesting article on cause lawyering in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 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?

Vikram RaghavanSep 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 RaghavanAug 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

Vikram RaghavanAug 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

Vikram RaghavanAug 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

Vikram RaghavanAug 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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Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

By Amrita Vasudevan / June 4, 2022 / 2 Comments
Between 2019 and 2020 the Parliament passed four codes that re-organized the existing labour laws in India. The Code on Social Security, 2020, for the first time, introduced gig and platform-workers as distinct categories in labour legislation. Section 2(35), (60)...

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

By Saumya Khandelwal / June 17, 2022 / 1 Comment
Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and protect the environment, including forests. For this purpose, the Forest...

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

By Anushri Bhuta / June 15, 2022 / 0 Comments
Call For Applications - Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both...

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

By Suhani Paruvelly / June 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below: