law

Pandemic or poison?

How epidemics shaped Southasia's legal history.

| Apr 20, 2020

The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid imbroglio

Dispute, legal journey and the Supreme Court judgement.

| Nov 25, 2019

Who owns India’s media?

We need more studies on media ownership in Southasia.

| Jun 06, 2019

Democracy being off-roaded?

Bangladesh government cracks down on peaceful protests.

| Aug 23, 2018

The case against anti-terrorism laws

How Sri Lanka’s counterterrorism bill undermines fair application of the law.

| Jul 23, 2018

Maruti strikes

Jailed Maruti Suzuki workers continue to fight for bail.

| Mar 27, 2015

Criminal intent

Irom Sharmila continues to be persecuted under India’s draconian ‘suicide’ law.

| Mar 06, 2015

Judging the judiciary

India’s Supreme Court in the age of neoliberalism.

| Jan 21, 2015

And you shall fail at your peril

The breathtaking obfuscations that form the viscera of India’s impunity in Kashmir.

| Sep 30, 2014

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Between Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka's Tamil nationalism.

The fight for the commons

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