The decision in Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India, which read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on  6th of September 2018 marked a historic victory for a vibrant and vociferous LGBT movement, which for over [...]
This analysis is based on the study titled 'TOWARDS DIGITAL INCLUSION, Barriers to internet access for economically-and socially-excluded urban communities', conducted  by the Centre for Communication and Development [...]
On 8th February 2015, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released a regulatory notification which many have hailed as the document which saved the internet in India. The Regulation mandates that “No [...]
Last year was a remarkable year for popular debates on internet-related issues in India. It saw the public outrage against Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 culminate in a well-reasoned judgment [...]
The piece by Karthik Navayan on Caste Diversity in the Development Sector raises many important issues. Clearly the blindness to the question of the way caste operates is structural and institutional and pervades all [...]
Since arriving at the Alternative Law Forum nearly a month ago, my research efforts have focused primarily on how India might approach unifying existing laws that provide redress for marginalized groups.  As is the [...]
Consultation on “Responding to Contemporary Challenges to Secularism in India”  Bangalore, March 21 and 22, 2015  Organised by the Alternative Law Forum with The Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and [...]
The present political dispensation hinting that they would go by the unamended version of the preamble (which did not have the words socialist and secular in it) has stirred the pot of controversy. The intellectual [...]
This conference, hosted by the Alternative Law Forum in December 2014, sought to bring together people from across disciplines to highlight gaps in the law’s present thinking on the experience of discrimination. The [...]
This review by Danish Sheikh was first published on Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy. I first encountered Kenji Yoshino’s A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare’s Plays Teach Us About Justice more [...]