The politics of quota and merit

April 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

My op-ed in The Hindu on policies of reservation and the state of political debate in India: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-politics-of-quota-and-merit/article5922949.ece

This Lethal Lottery

March 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

My article in The OPEN Magazine on the Supreme Court’s judgment commuting the death sentence awarded previously to three men for conspiring and murdering the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/this-lethal-lottery

Democracy versus majoritarian will

February 28, 2014 § Leave a comment

An op-ed in The Hindu on why democracy demands more than a mere commitment to majoritarian will: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/democracy-versus-majoritarian-will/article5733360.ece

The right judge for the job

February 28, 2014 § Leave a comment

For The Indian Express, a short piece on why the present system of selecting judges to India’s higher judiciary is a shambles: http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/the-right-judge-for-the-job/99/

Condemned to die, but not to wait

February 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

An op-ed in The Hindu, co-authored with Goutham Shivshankar, on why those sentenced to death are also deserving of the due process of law: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/condemned-to-die-but-not-to-wait/article5653592.ece

The Celebrity-Coach Conundrum

January 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

A piece for The New Yorker on tennis’ new celebrity coaches: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/sportingscene/2014/01/can-great-tennis-players-be-great-coaches.html

The reign of Sir Alex

January 14, 2014 § Leave a comment

A piece for the Sunday Guardian reviewing Alex Ferguson’s autobiography: http://www.sunday-guardian.com/bookbeat/alex-ferguson-my-autobiography

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