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Hitesh Jain

The writer is a senior lawyer based in Mumbai and managing partner, Parinam Law Associates

Atmanirbhar internet is about self-sufficiency, not protectionism
Thu, Apr 28, 2022

Hitesh Jain writes: It will keep digital services in India from being at the mercy of Big Tech.

Farm leaders have constructed a movement by repeating misinformation, undermining national unity
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Desecration of the Tricolour at the Red Fort on Republic Day is one of the many instances when protests that claimed to protect constitutional values have ended up targeting the country’s honour.

Criticism that goes too far
Tue, Nov 24, 2020

There's a lot of evidence that the judiciary has gone against the current regime’s view. Discrediting it would tantamount to supporting anarchy.

Judiciary is being disparaged for personal and political gain
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

The Supreme Court is not a political organ of the state. To attack the independence of the Supreme Court and to continuously attack its authority is the true unravelling of the rule of the law.

Calling contempt by its name
Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Supreme Court has issued criminal contempt notices in the rarest of rare cases, applying strict standards. Prashant Bhushan's case meets those criteria.

Social distancing, work from home, provide a template for paper-less courts
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Paperless courts have been a topic of discussion in the last few years, and we can see some steps being taken in that direction. But old habits die hard.

Citizenship Bill makes distinctions that are reasonable, does not violate Article 14
Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Many doubts have been cast on the legality of the Citizenship Amendment Bill. However, the Bill does conform to India’s constitutional spirit. Here’s how.

Unlike the Emergency, Article 370 was abrogated to undo an historic wrong
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Comparing the abrogation to draconian acts such as MISA and the proclamation is a mismatch of epic proportions. It is to be noted that Article 370 itself was supposed to be temporary; it was under Part XXI of the Constitution, which is titled “Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions”.

Congress and the judicial chokehold
Wed, Jan 16, 2019

When cases go against it, the party tends to try and leverage unfair advantage in judiciary