Recommended Reads


The following are some of our notable Guest Posts (in no particular order)


Justice A.K. Sikri, (Judge of the Supreme Court of India): ‘Drawing the Line’

Senior Adv. Colin Gonsalves, (Founder of Human Rights Law Network and Recipient of the Right Livelihood Prize): ‘In the People’s Interests’

Patricia Mukim, (Padma Shri Awardee, Editor of the Shillong Times): The Politicisation of National Security

Sam Pitroda, (Eminent technocrat, Former Adviser to the Prime Minister): ‘Reclaiming Policy for the People’

Faizan Mustafa, (Vice-Chanceller of NALSAR, Hyderabad): Safeguarding Constitutional Values in Troubled Times’ 

Usha Ramanathan, (Human right activist): Rethinking the Republic’,

Arghya Sengupta,(Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy),Sharing Ayodhya’

Yamini Aiyar, (President and Chief Executive of the Centre for Policy Research):Efficient Public Service Delivery

Parth J Shah, (Founder President of the Centre for Civil Society) India Urgently Needs a ‘National Repeal Laws Day

Angshuman Choudhury, (Coordinator, South East Asia Research Programme at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies): ‘Understanding The Rohingya Case at the International Criminal Court’

Meenakshi Ganguly, (South Asia Director of Human Rights Watch): Defending Democracy & Human Rights in South Asia

Dr. Aditya Sondhi, (Former Additional Advocate General of Karnataka) ‘Taking Stock of the Bar and the Bench’

Siddharth Raja, (Partner at Saakshya Law, Advocates) History’s Travails and Tribulations: Sabarimala And the Recent Past

Padmini Baruah, (Robert F. Meaghar Fellow at The Fletcher School): ‘Zan aur Zameen: A Comparative Analysis of Muslim Women’s Right to Inherit Land in India and Pakistan’

Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, (Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations): ‘G20 and India: Decision Support System (DSS) for Pandemic COVID-19′

Soni Sori, (Adivasi-rights activist): The Voice of Bastar

Akshay Marathe, (National Joint Secretary, AAP): ‘Delhi: A Case for Full Statehood

Subhashis Banerjee, (Prof. at IIT Delhi):A Judgement Without Aadhar

Navneet Hrishikesan, (Legal Director for Cisco:)The Internet of Things & Smart Cities

Sanjeev S. Ahluwalia,(Advisor, Observer Research Foundation, Former Finance Secretary, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh):  ‘Unbundling State Effectiveness: Current Perspectives

Prof. Dr. T.S. Somashekar, (Professor of Economics and Director- Center for Competition and Regulation, NLSIU): ‘Fighting Corruption: The Need for Technology-based solutions

Nidhi Tambi, (Public Policy and Government Relations Manager at Piramal Sarvajal): ‘Review of the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018

Vidya Krishnan, (Health journalist): ‘Missing Foundations of Public Healthcare in India

YK Sandhya, (Coordinator, SAHAYOG): Sterilisation, Public Health, and Politics’

Vivek Kaul,(Author of the ‘Easy Money’ trilogy): ‘When Millions Have Nothing To Do

Mahtab Alam, (Journalist at The Wire): Sedition: The Law Itself is the Problem

Kavya Bharadkar, (Master in Public Policy Graduate, NLSIU): ‘Transgressions: Political Economy of Trans Lives in India

Dr. Aparna Mathur(Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, White House): ‘Fixing the Labour Market: India’s Need For Better Data

Arpitha Kodiveri, (Hans Kelsen Fellow at the European University Institute):Land Banks: Unsettled Law & Undetermined Rights’

Shantanu Narvane, (Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills): An Interesting Question of Judicial Precedent

Rachid Mesli, (French Algerian human rights lawyer and activist): Combating Injustice in the Arab World

Sadhana Kala, (Chief emeritus and senior surgical consultant at Moolchand Medcity): The Dynamics of Organ Transplantation: Why IMA Must Step-up

Rohit Naimpally, (Senior Research and Policy Manager at J-PAL North America ): Parsing the Universal Basic Income Debate

Shivani Singh, (Researcher at the Nuclear Security Programme of the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies): ‘Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Is It Time to Move On?’

Suranjali Tandon, (Assistant Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy): ‘Taxation of Investment Income in India: In Persuit of Macro-economic Objectives

Noel Therattil, (Advocate, former LAMP Fellow): ‘A case for Universal Basic Income in Post-COVID India

Prof. Arun Kumar, (Malcolm Adiseshiah Chair Professor, Institute of Social Sciences) : ‘Predicting the Indian Economy’s Rate of Growth in 2020-21

Sanjoy Ghose, (Advocate, NLSIU Alumnus)The Proposed Suspension of the Minimum Wages Act in Uttar Pradesh