“Rubber-band” Secularism: How Islamic and Hindu majoritarianism repurpose colonial legal governance

In the conclusive post of the round-table book discussion, Professor Julia Stephens writes a response to the reviews for “Governing Islam: Law, Empire and Secularism in South Asia”. While analyzing the responses to her book, she simultaneously traces the paradigm of colonial secularism in the contemporary world

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A U.S. – India Comparative Constitutional Law Debate by the U.S. Consulate General and Loyola College, Chennai [Sep 14]: Registrations Open

The U.S. Consulate General and Loyola College in Chennai jointly present “A Comparative U.S. – India Constitutional Law Debate,” an initiative that will deliberate on contemporary issues in the context of U.S. and Indian Constitutional …

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‘I decide who I am’ : The Self-Identification Question in The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 (‘the Bill’), has failed the transgender community, and severely waters down the guarantees of the NALSA judgement. (Its several critiques can be found here and here). One …

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