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

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

And Justice for None

January 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

A piece for The Caravan on the Supreme Court’s judgment upholding the constitutionality of Section 377, IPC, which effectively criminalizes consensual sexual acts “against the order of nature”: http://caravanmagazine.in/perspectives/and-justice-none#sthash.1XBMrath.dpuf

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