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Monday, October 18, 2021

Tarunabh Khaitan

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’

Ranked-choice voting system could deepen democracy, prevent polarisation
Wed, May 08, 2019

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.

An Independent Institutions Bill remains a long-unrealised constitutional aspiration
Sat, Mar 16, 2019

The Opposition should put its money where its mouth is. An Independent Institutions Bill should feature in their manifestoes

A sinking, slow and steady
Thu, May 31, 2018

Nations can sleepwalk into the creeping authoritarianism of the 21st century because of its stealthy incrementalism.

Protection whose time has come
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Why the Anti-Discrimination and Equality Bill 2016 must find champions in the Centre and states

The trap of personal laws
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

They may harm rather than preserve religious freedom.

The Court’s Second Chance
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Supreme Court has an opportunity to rectify its ruling on Section 377

A better design for social justice
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

Affirmative action is necessary. But caste-based reservations are unimaginative, crude and costly for the intended beneficiaries.

Equality beyond identity
Fri, Jul 09, 2010

Time for the substantive debate on the Equal Opportunities Commission....

Arresting facts
Sat, Jan 17, 2009

Augustus Caesar’s advice to make haste slowly was evidently not on the minds of our Lok Sabha MPs when they recently cleared eights bills...

For Parliamentary approval to treaties, take Entry 14
Tue, Jul 11, 2006

Left wants democratisation of international agreements. But why amend the Constitution when a legislation will do?