A divided bench

Taking up ten forgotten cases, a writer explains how the judiciary in India has at times been ‘more executive-minded than the executive’ [Book Review first published in The Hindu ] At a time when faith in the independence of the judiciary in India has diminished, Chintan Chandrachud provides us with a historical perspective on theContinue reading “A divided bench”

Testament of a hopelessly hopeful dreamer

I have left those paths behind. Those paths redolent of dreamy mornings When a half-awakened consciousness precluded hope.   There were times when I turned to them, To where once a story that had begun in innocence Was sheathed in autumn leaves and slowly frozen to death.   On one of those early mornings WhenContinue reading “Testament of a hopelessly hopeful dreamer”