Law & Policy






How Pakistan’s blasphemy laws trigger violence

On September 15, 2019, a mob vandalised a Hindu community in the town of Ghotki, Pakistan, after a student accused his school principal, Notan Lal, of blasphemy: “the act of insulting…


This Indira’s heart bleeds for rapists

Those who wish to know why simple, straightforward, uncomplicated people hold in revulsion those fond of publicly flaunting their “liberal” credentials now have a ready referral: Indira Jaising, lawyer and…


Logic and morality in the world of Ramachandra Guha

India’s most revered left-liberal intellectual Ramachandra Guha has recently written in the Hindustan Times – “Why the Narendra Modi government has invested so much political capital in the Citizenship (Amendment)…