Vrinda Bhandari

The writer is a consultant with the Law Commission

Articles By Vrinda Bhandari

When the state plays I spy

Recent MHA notification authorising surveillance powers for 10 agencies points to asymmetries and loopholes in law and policy on privacy.

Denial of a right

Not allowing undertrials to vote is unreasonable.

On trial, the criminal justice system

Reforms have favoured measurable quick fixes without attempting to understand the high incidence of pre-trial detention.

Looking backward

On Section 377,the problem is not just what the Supreme Court didn’t say,but also what it did

Justice less majestic

The possiblity of an erroneous outcome should have led the court to consider commuting Bhullar’s death sentence