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Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Chintan Chandrachud

The writer is an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, London. Views are personal.

SC’s decision not to decide on validity of restrictions in Kashmir is not just deferral, it is abdication
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

It has taken the Court five months to decide on the challenge to the communications lockdown. If the government now fails to comply with the judgment, will it take another five months for the issue to be decided? By that stage, the damage would already have been done.

EC order prohibiting Narendra Modi biopic is too broad in its scope, sets a disturbing precedent
Fri, Apr 19, 2019

The EC’s order is disproportionately broad in a number of respects. It prohibits the release of the entire film, rather than suggesting cuts of any scenes that it considers especially likely to disturb the level playing field

The afterlife of Section 377
Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Partial strike-down isn’t enough. Prejudice still haunts the LGBT community

Icing, Not The Cake
Thu, May 24, 2018

In ‘Gay Cake’ case in UK, at stake is the right to free speech, and right not to speak.

Supreme Court’s Lost Chance
Mon, Aug 28, 2017

By resting heavily on religious texts, triple talaq verdict sets a troubling precedent.

Question at The Hague
Thu, May 18, 2017

The International Court of Justice must take a call on whether bilateral agreements override the Vienna Convention while deciding India-Pakistan face-off .

Brexit Under Scrutiny
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

UK court reinforces parliament’s role as the forum to initiate the withdrawal process.