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Sunday, April 05, 2020

Alok Prasanna Kumar

The writer is a senior resident fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, and is based in Bengaluru.

Supreme Court has stood up for the media amid accusations of ‘fake news’ and ‘bias’
Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Supreme Court’s verdict on Rafale goes beyond the case: It has said very clearly that it will stand for the right of independent media to bring facts to public light and has firmly put itself in the camp of transparency vis-a-vis the government.

Aadhaar verdict: Harbinger of uncertainty
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Aadhaar verdict leaves open questions on what is permissible and what is not.

Rules for the court
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Making Supreme Court’s roster public is a welcome step. There is need for a mechanism to ensure consistency in case allocations

Court versus choice
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

It’s a troubling question: Are courts in India becoming more ‘executive minded’ than the executive?

Right to Privacy: Fundamental rights redefined
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

From seeing them as distinct compartments against which to test laws, to understanding them as a cumulative whole, to now seeing them as boundaries which guarantee the dignity of a free individual in a modern republic, the courts have come a long way.

The right to be left alone
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Privacy is not just about Aadhaar or data protection; it’s about letting people make free choices