Sabarish Suresh
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The author is a Masters student of Legal Philosophy at the Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, New York

VOICES

 |   10-minute read

The court and the Sabrimala Temple: An unintimate history

One wonders if the Kerala High Court might rethink its order to prohibit women.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

How Irumbu Thirai removes the curtain that hides a dark world

The Tamil film tries to stick to a principal argument - digitalisation may not be all too safe and sound.

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

The truth behind cheating - Revisiting adultery judgments in India

By giving unbalanced, unequal positions with regard to adultery, is the court trying to actively repress the fissures emanating from marriage?

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

8 judgments that made 2017 a landmark year

Indian courts always have had a particular proclivity for drama, and the past year clearly didn't buck that trend.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

Kerala school victimising students over a hug has exposed our education system

The court has said that the child rights commission has no authority to override the school's expulsion diktat.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

13 years after Mothers of Manipur protested naked against Indian Army, where is justice?

The immediate provocation was the brutal rape, torture, mutilation and murder of 32-year-old Thangjam Manorama by the 17th Assam Rifles.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

What India can learn from Germany legalising same-sex marriage

It's time we came out of our dark cave of criminalisation and persecution.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Two years since US legalised same-sex marriage, India as homophobic as ever

Heteronormativity is still regarded as the natural recourse of societal order.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why is Panjab University using sedition against students protesting fee hike?

They have been charged under the law despite not having expressed dissent against the government.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why India still waits for manual scavengers to clean up its shit

It is a reminder that we are a deeply casteist society where only some kinds of deaths and some kinds of humiliation receive attention and outrage.