supreme court

The myth of mainstream

On the dangerous trajectory of state institutions and popular media in India.

| Aug 22, 2020

India’s queer politics after Section 377

On the limits of the Supreme Court decision that decriminalised same-sex acts in India.

| Dec 31, 2018

Judging the judiciary

India’s Supreme Court in the age of neoliberalism.

| Jan 21, 2015

Subduing the control freak

Further along Pakistan´s never-ending democratic transition.

| Jun 01, 2010

Crisis beyond legality

Will constitutional amendment provide for the social and political needs of the Nepali people and polity? Or a new constitution? And by what procedure?

| Nov 01, 2003

Contemptible justice

The excessive power the Indian judiciary wields in respect of contempt is a way of shielding itself from legitimate criticism.

| Aug 01, 2003

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Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

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On food and representation, online and offline.

The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.