I graduated from law school in 1982, joined the bar in Delhi, India. I continue to
practice there. I balance my time between practice and research and writing. 

Rule of Law

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Habeas Corpus

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Nazir Gojar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Right to Life

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Sustainable Futures, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A brief note on the sustainability of the current world view

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Justice

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Sustainable Futures, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A brief note on the sustainability of the current world view

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Kashmir

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Nazir Gojar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Human Rights

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Enforced Disappearances

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Nazir Gojar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Judicial Accountability

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

India

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Security Forces

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Impunity

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

State Criminality

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Accountability

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

PDF

The Case of Abdul Gani Najar (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Ghulam Qadir Pandith (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

PDF

The Case of Khizir Mohammad Bhat (2007)

The case discussed here is part of the Kashmir report. I have pasted it here...

 

Philosophy

PDF

Maya, Shorts (2011)

A short take on the remarkable notion of Maya

 

PDF

On Precision or The Importance of Riyaz, Shorts (2011)

In an attempt to understand harmony

 

PDF

Colonised Epistemologies, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A polemical piece

 

PDF

Sustainable Futures, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A brief note on the sustainability of the current world view

 

PDF

Entropy, Random-1 (2007)

A brief take on order and disorder in modern times.

 

Armed Forces Special Powers Act

PDF

In Search of Vanished Blood (2008)

Deaths in custody/ disappearance from custody are endemic in India and, have been so throughout...

 

PDF

Law's Autonomy, Autonomy, Beyond Kant And Hermenutics (2007)

Like entropy, autonomy exists. As such, the existence of autonomy does not need any law...

 

Humanities

PDF

Isn’t it Amazing We Survived? Or It’s Not Over Yet, Shorts (2011)

An attempt to understand the world as it is

 

PDF

Maya, Shorts (2011)

A short take on the remarkable notion of Maya

 

PDF

On Precision or The Importance of Riyaz, Shorts (2011)

In an attempt to understand harmony

 

PDF

Trivialising Justice: Reservation Under The Rule Of Law, The State of Justice in India : Volume - II; Justice and Law: The Limits of the Deliverables of Law (2009)

The idea for the paper was born out of a consultation called by the Calcutta...

 

PDF

Colonised Epistemologies, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A polemical piece

 

Colonial Studies

PDF

Isn’t it Amazing We Survived? Or It’s Not Over Yet, Shorts (2011)

An attempt to understand the world as it is

 

PDF

Maya, Shorts (2011)

A short take on the remarkable notion of Maya

 

PDF

Colonised Epistemologies, Unpublished Papers (2008)

A polemical piece

 

Social Justice, Affirmative Action, Supreme Court, India, Law

Link

ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM OR ABOUT WINNERS AND LOSERS (2011)

Tourism serves not only to edify and titillate and entertain, it also serves to assuage...

 

PDF

Trivialising Justice: Reservation Under The Rule Of Law, The State of Justice in India : Volume - II; Justice and Law: The Limits of the Deliverables of Law (2009)

The idea for the paper was born out of a consultation called by the Calcutta...

 

Satire

PDF

Isn’t it Amazing We Survived? Or It’s Not Over Yet, Shorts (2011)

An attempt to understand the world as it is

 

PDF

Maya, Shorts (2011)

A short take on the remarkable notion of Maya

 

Link

ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM OR ABOUT WINNERS AND LOSERS (2011)

Tourism serves not only to edify and titillate and entertain, it also serves to assuage...