The writer, an associate professor in law at the University of Oxford and Hackney Fellow in law at Wadham College, is author of ‘A Theory of Discrimination Law’
Instead of mandating the ranking of all candidates, a voter can have the option of ranking up to three top choices: She may cast only a single-unranked-vote, or rank her top two or her top three candidates. Such a 1-2-3-vote system would deepen democracy and reduce political polarisation.
The Opposition should put its money where its mouth is. An Independent Institutions Bill should feature in their manifestoes
Nations can sleepwalk into the creeping authoritarianism of the 21st century because of its stealthy incrementalism.
Why the Anti-Discrimination and Equality Bill 2016 must find champions in the Centre and states
They may harm rather than preserve religious freedom.
Supreme Court has an opportunity to rectify its ruling on Section 377
Affirmative action is necessary. But caste-based reservations are unimaginative, crude and costly for the intended beneficiaries.
Time for the substantive debate on the Equal Opportunities Commission....
Augustus Caesars advice to make haste slowly was evidently not on the minds of our Lok Sabha MPs when they recently cleared eights bills...
Left wants democratisation of international agreements. But why amend the Constitution when a legislation will do?