The Hindu / August 2014 / [Pdf , 551 KB] First in a two-part series on the Supreme Court-mandated Victim Compensation Fund for victims of sexual offences, acid attacks, et al.
In this story I focus on sexual crimes against children.
The Hindu / March 2015 An article for the Women's Day special page, on whether empowering laws against sexual violence have changed the ground reality for women in India and the unfinished agenda of judicial reform. The Hindu / March 2015 In this op-ed, I discuss how Aam Aadmi Party won despite not having much money to flaunt in comparison to its adversaries in the Delhi polls.
The Hindu / May 2015 In this op-ed I draw attention to dissenting voices of farmers reeling under the agrarian crisis, against the Modi govt's proposed land acquisition Bill, in the form of a response to the PM's Mann Ki Baat radio address to them on the subject The Hindu / May 2015 Reportage on controversial allegations of snooping by Nehru on Netaji Bose's family, subsequent demands to declassify secret files concerning Bose & the charges of historical prejudice by Congress towards Bose's contribution to the freedom struggle.The Hindu / April 2015 In which I reflect on the absurdity of a fringe Hindu outfit bombing a TV station office (Puthiya Thalaimurai) in Chennai for attempting a debate on the significance of the 'thaali', a sacred necklace for married women.The Hindu / November 2015 Interview with ILO's Deputy Director General (Policy) Sandra Polaski on global economic slowdown, need to raise minimum wages, Modi govt's controversial labour reforms and improving female labour force participation The Hindu / October 2015 Coca Cola's global campaign claims to have returned the water it uses to manufacture its products, back to the nature and to the communities.The story investigates the reliability of these claims and finds them not so tenable.The Hindu / January 2015 Interview with renowned Lebanese academic Gilbert Achcar, author of The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising (2013), on the struggle for democratisation in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Hindu / December 2014 Op-ed on why corporate accountability is crucial for addressing India's black money concerns.
Governance Now / September 2011 / [Pdf , 799 KB] Book Review of ' Out of This Earth: East India Adivasis and the Aluminium Cartel' by anthropologist Felix Padel and social activist Samarendra Das describing the consequences of bauxite mining in the tribal habitations of East India.
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They had stated that when they were walking towards the mess in the university, two senior students passed snide comments, used abusive words and threatened to assault them and rape them. on 21.9.2013, two students, studying in the Department of Physical Education in the same University passed snide comments about the petitioners, used abusive words and threatened to assault them and rape them. The Act empowers the ICC to recommend to the employer, at the request of the aggrieved employee, interim measures such as (i) transfer of the aggrieved woman or the respondent to any other workplace; or (ii) granting leave to the aggrieved woman up to a period of 3 months in addition to her regular statutory/contractual leave entitlement.
Appukuttan, lodged a complaint with the vice-chancellor. Vijayaraghavan, learned counsel for the first Respondent (University Grants Commission) and Mr. Krishnamurthy, learned Senior Counsel appearing for the University. On 30.9.2013, the petitioners herein lodged a complaint with (1) the Vice-Chancellor of the University; (2) the Registrar of the University and (3) the Chairperson of the Anti-Ragging Cell, complaining that when they were walking towards the Mother Theresa Mess of the University, at about 8.00 p.m. Furthermore, the 2013 Act also envisages the ICCs as providing interim relief to the complainant.
June 2013 Book Review of anthropologist Akhil Gupta's ' Red Tape - Bureaucracy, Structural Violence and Poverty in India' on how bureaucratic hurdles affect the efficiency of anti-poverty programmes.