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The Importance of the Constituent Assembly in Framing the Indian Constitution

By Madhav Chandavarkar ( @MadChaP88) The Constitution of India is the rule-book for democratic governance in India. It came into force on 26 January 1950 and to date remains one of the biggest milestones in the history of our country....

Privatising Film Certification: Towards a Modern Film Rating Regime

Privatising Film Certification: Towards a Modern Film Rating Regime Madhav Chandavarkar, Adhip Amin, Shikha Pathak, Siddarth Gore, Devika Kher and Guru Aiyar, The Takshashila Institution Download the policy advisory in PDF format (508KB) Executive Summary The Central Board of Film Certification...

A different kind of legal insanity

Supreme Court orders have not successfully deterred lower courts from sending rape cases for mediation or settlement. Perhaps it’s time to try something new The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different...

A Socialist Justification for Market Pricing

As a socialist, welfare State, India needs to obtain the best price for distributing public property like roads   The average Indian is extremely reluctant to pay for parking. He will prefer parking for free on public roads rather than...

A Practical Solution to a Moral Quandary

Why the judgment of the Bombay High Court in the Aseem Trivedi PIL might provide the way forward on sedition By Madhav Chandavarkar and Sambit Dash Sedition is an extremely controversial law in any country as the need to preserve...