Publications

The following article by Smarika Kumar was first published in The Hoot. In December 2014, Airtel decided to charge a differential tariff on VOIP calls (Voice on Internet Protocol calls, such as those made possible by [...]
One of the hallmarks of absurdity - especially as manifested by government policies - is its ability to confuse our reactions, provoking umbrage when it ought to provoke raucous laughter. The Central Board of Film [...]
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 [...]
Lawrence Liang reflects on the world's love affair with the Smartphone. On a recent trip to Tokyo, I was struck by the number of people travelling on the subway who were glued to their phones and it was difficult [...]
This piece by Lawrence Liang was first published in the Economic and Political Weekly on 22 November 2014. Insights on Film [...]
ALF's Lawrence Liang explores 'ultranationalism' in this article. He questions the confines of its aesthetics and the depth of its political will Ultranationalism: A Proposal for a Quiet Withdrawal by [...]
This article written by Smarika Kumar was first published on Kafila. TRAI published a set of recommendations on issues relating to media ownership on 12 August 2014. A summary of the key points of these [...]
This obituary written by Mayur Suresh and Arvind Narrain first appeared on the Orinam Blog. Former Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati’s passing away on 2 September, 2014 marks a moment of sadness for the LGBT [...]
The following article was written by Smarika Kumar and Siddharth Narrain and first appeared on The Hoot. On 12 August 2014, TRAI published a set of recommendations on issues relating to media ownership. The [...]
This piece by Maitreyi Krishnan and Siddharth Narrain was first published in Prajavani. ರಾಜ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾದ ನಂತರ ಒಂದರಂತೆ ನಡೆದ ಲೈಂಗಿಕ [...]