Articles(all)

List of Articles published by Dr. Abhishek singhvi

Times of India Blog

1. March 30, 2021 Down the Memory Lane: Reminiscing Soli Sorabjee https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/down-the-memory-lane-reminiscing-soli-sorabjee/
2. March 8, 2021 Democracy beyond ballots: Threats to secularism, socialism & federalism https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/democracy-beyond-ballots-threats-to-secularism-socialism-federalism/
3. January 18, 2021 A new vision for legal education in India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/a-new-vision-for-legal-education-in-india/
4. November 27, 2020 A blueprint to counter CCP and Xi https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/a-blueprint-to-counter-ccp-and-xi/
5. November 27, 2020, Overcome the malaise of defection https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/overcome-the-malaise-of-defection/
6. November 27, 2020 In a political crisis, there was no better person than AP to connect the dots https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/in-a-political-crisis-there-was-no-better-person-than-ap-to-connect-the-dots-2/
7. September 16, 2020 Pros and cons of trial by media https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/pros-and-cons-of-trial-by-media/
8. June 3, 2020, The five Ps of disaster management https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-five-ps-of-disaster-management/
9. June 3, 2020 MGNREGA: ‘When your words come to haunt you’ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/mgnrega-when-your-words-come-to-haunt-you/
10. June 2, 2020 A nifty-post Covid justice: Virtual methods, technologies should become the norm at all levels of judiciary https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/a-nifty-post-covid-justice-virtual-methods-technologies-should-become-the-norm-at-all-levels-of-judiciary/
11. April 14, 2020 Lets defeat corona with some humour https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/lets-defeat-corona-with-some-humour/
12. March 18, 2020, Why Ranjan Gogoi’s RS nomination is wrong https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/why-ranjan-gogois-rs-nomination-is-wrong/
13. February 24, 2020 Judicial Review: Process, Powers and Problems https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/judicial-review-process-powers-and-problems/
14. November 24, 2019 The Upper House as guardian of federalism, cons0cience keeper of Parliament & necessary sounding board for democracy https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-upper-house-as-guardian-of-federalism-conscience-keeper-of-parliament-necessary-sounding-board-for-democracy/
15. November 13 “The Ayodhya Judgment: The end of an era” https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-ayodhya-judgment-the-end-of-an-era/
16. October 13, 2019 Part 8: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-8-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
17. October 13, 2019 Part 7: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-7-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
18. October 12, 2019 Part 6: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-6-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
19. October 13, 2019 Part 5: India’s Bail Jurisprudence-Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part5-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
20. October 12, 2019 Part 4: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-4-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
21. October 12, 2019, Part 3: India’s Bail Jurisprudence: Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-3-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
22. October 12, 2019 Part 2: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-2-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
23. October 12, 2019 Part 1: India’s Bail Jurisprudence – Need for Urgent & Comprehensive Revamp https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-1-indias-bail-jurisprudence-need-for-urgent-comprehensive-revamp/
24. October 12, 2019 ‘The Grand Old Party: A Doable Wish List for Reform’ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-grand-old-party-a-doable-wish-list-for-reform/
25. August 28, 2019 Arun Jaitley: In Memoriam https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/arun-jaitley-in-memoriam/
26. August 28, 2019 Arun Jaitley: The Master Communicator https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/arun-jaitely-the-master-communicator/
27. August 26, 2019 Arun Jaitley: Personal Reminiscences https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/arun-jaitley-personal-reminiscences/
28. July 26, 2019 The Aadhaar Amendment Act: Loophole galore https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-aadhaar-amendment-act-loophole-galore/
29. July 26, 2019 PP Rao: A gentleman par excellence https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/pp-rao-a-gentleman-par-excellence/
30. July 22, 2019 Sheila Dixit: Open, frank, uncomplicated and educated https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/sheila-dixit-open-frank-uncomplicated-and-educated/
31. July 9, 2019 Part 2: Electoral Bonds – The tool BJP used to route illicit and foreign funding https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/part-2-electoral-bonds-the-tool-bjp-used-to-route-illicit-and-foreign-funding/
32. June 8, 2019 Personal attacks on Nehru-Gandhi Family: The issue that BJP raises like Phoenix, from the ashes every time https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/personal-attacks-on-nehru-gandhi-family-the-issue-that-bjp-raises-like-phoenix-from-the-ashes-every-time/
33. May 12, 2019, Nani Palkhivala: God’s gift to India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/nani-palkhivala-gods-gift-to-india/
34. May 11, 2019 Will the issue of unemployment prove to be an underdog in ensuring NDA’s defeat in 2019 elections or not? https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/will-the-issue-of-unemployment-prove-to-be-an-underdog-in-ensuring-ndas-defeat-in-2019-elections-or-not/
35. March 26, 2019 Lokpal: Myth to conception to birth to operational reality https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/lokpal-myth-to-conception-to-birth-to-operational-reality/
36. February 25 ‘Innovations in dispute resolution’ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/innovations-in-dispute-resolution/
37. February 7, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 8 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-8/
38. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 7 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-7/
39. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 6 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-6/
40. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 5 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-5/
41. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 4 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-4/
42. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 3 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-3/
43. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 2 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-2/
44. February 12, 2019 ‘Institutional and Non-Institutional Pillars of Democracy: Powers Behind Strength and Resurrection on India’ Part – 1 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/institutional-and-non-institutional-pillars-of-democracy-powers-behind-strength-and-resurrection-on-india-part-1/
45. May 11, 2019 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 6 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-an-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind-part-6/
46. February 4, 2019 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 5 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-an-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind-part-5/
47. November 4, 2018 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 4 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-an-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind-part-4/
48. October 27, 2018 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 3 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-an-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind-part-3/
49. October 20, 2018 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 2 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-a-five-part-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind-2/
50. October 20, 2018 ‘The India of my dreams’ – an eclectic journey of the mind: Part 1 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-india-of-my-dreams-a-five-part-eclectic-journey-of-the-mind/
51.
October 11, 2018
(FROM TOI PRINT EDITION)

 

Flawed Koregaon Bhima Judgment: Justice Chandrachud’s soaring dissent is an appeal to the brooding spirit of law https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/flawed-bhima-koregaon-judgment-justice-chandrachuds-soaring-dissent-is-an-appeal-to-the-brooding-spirit-of-law/
52.
September 4, 2018
The power of arrest: Distorted, abused and overused https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/the-power-of-arrest-distorted-abused-and-overused/

Times of India

01. July 6, 2020,

 

The NDA’s false parenthood claim, writes Abhishek Manu Singhvi https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/the-ndas-false-parenthood-claim-writes-abhishek-manu-singhvi/
02. July 5, 2020,

 

Implementation of DK Basu judgments can protect against custodial torture, death https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/implementation-of-dk-basu-judgments-can-protect-against-custodial-torture-death/
03. July 5, 2020,

 

Covid, courts, creativity, country: A miscellany https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/covid-courts-creativity-country-a-miscellany/
04. June 25, 2020,

(FROM TOI PRINT EDITION)
Federalism in times of Covid: Pandemic has injected operational unitariness, deserving strict scrutiny by Supreme Court https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/federalism-in-times-of-covid-pandemic-has-injected-operational-unitariness-deserving-strict-scrutiny-by-supreme-court/
05. May 22, 2020,

(FROM TOI PRINT EDITION)

 

A package without content: Government’s package doesn’t deliver on fiscal relief, job and wage protection https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/a-package-without-content-governments-package-doesnt-deliver-on-fiscal-relief-job-and-wage-protection/
06. February 26, 2020

 

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Our courts are not in good health: Increasingly, there is a tendency to decide hard questions by adjourning them https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/our-courts-are-not-in-good-health-increasingly-there-is-a-tendency-to-decide-hard-questions-by-adjourning-them/
07. February 11, 2020 “Azlan: My Hatchiko” https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/azlan-my-hatchiko/
08. December 25, 2019

 

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The spontaneous protests: Country is uniting behind the Constitution after a steady disintegration of acche din https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/the-spontaneous-protests-country-is-uniting-behind-the-constitution-after-a-steady-disintegration-of-acche-din/
09. March 30, 2018

 

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Controversial as Lalu Prasad may be, his consecutive sentences in fodder scam case are oppressive and extraordinary https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/controversial-as-lalu-prasad-may-be-his-consecutive-sentences-in-fodder-scam-case-are-oppressive-and-extraordinary/
10. January 14, 2018

 
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Supreme Court’s supreme test: The institution that India depends on must move quickly to heal its fissures https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/supreme-courts-supreme-test-the-institution-that-india-depends-on-must-move-quickly-to-heal-its-fissures/
11. December 26, 2017

 

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Lessons from the 2G verdict: It punctures the main plank of the election campaign Modi ran on in 2014 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/lessons-from-the-2g-verdict-it-punctures-the-main-plank-of-the-election-campaign-modi-ran-on-in-2014/
12. August 22, 2017

 

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Open letter to incoming CJI: The most pressing priorities before India’s judiciary, and how to address them https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/open-letter-to-incoming-cji-the-most-pressing-priorities-before-indias-judiciary-and-how-to-address-them/
13. April 8, 2017

 

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Reasons not to believe: Finance Bill 2017 could end tribunal autonomy and institute tax harassment as the norm https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/reasons-not-to-believe-finance-bill-2017-could-end-tribunal-autonomy-and-institute-tax-harassment-as-the-norm/
14. September 9, 2016

 

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Her reproductive autonomy: Surrogacy regulations must respect diversity of personal choices https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/her-reproductive-autonomy-surrogacy-regulations-must-respect-diversity-of-personal-choices/
15. May 25, 2016 NIA’s U-turn in Malegaon case throws up more questions than it answers https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/nias-u-turn-in-malegaon-case-throws-up-more-questions-than-it-answers/
16. May 10, 2016

 

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AgustaWestland windmills: From AP to CP (Sonia Gandhi), the BJP attack is built on fiction not facts https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/agustawestland-windmills-from-ap-to-cp-sonia-gandhi-the-bjp-attack-is-built-on-fiction-not-facts/
17. October 19, 2015

 

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Usurping Parliament’s power: Instead of aborting NJAC, Supreme Court should have given it a fair chance to succeed https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/usurping-parliaments-power-instead-of-aborting-njac-supreme-court-should-have-given-it-a-fair-chance-to-succeed/
18. August 29, 2015

 

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Santhara is not suicide: Rajasthan high court judgment equating the two must be rectified https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/santhara-is-not-suicide-rajasthan-high-court-judgment-equating-the-two-must-be-rectified-2/
19. August 17, 2014

 

Azlan: Our eldest son https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/azlan-our-eldest-son/
20. July 4, 2014

 

An end to the spoils system https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/an-end-to-the-spoils-system/
21. July 4, 2014

 

Divisive politics, spoils system and the diminishing of parliamentary democracy

 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/divisive-politics-spoils-system-and-the-diminishing-of-parliamentary-democracy/
22. July 4, 2014

 

Indian National Congress: Looking forward

 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/indian-national-congress-looking-forward/

 

The Indian Express

 

01. January 14, 2021

 

The government and BJP have consistently undermined Parliament https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/modi-govt-central-vista-project-new-parliament-building-cost-bjp-covid-19-vaccine-7145254/
02. July 1, 2020

 

Implementation of DK Basu judgments can protect against custodial torture, death https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/tamil-nadu-police-custodial-deaths-torture-guarding-the-guardians-6484025/
03. April 25, 2020 

 

A nifty-post COVID justice: Virtual methods, technologies should become the norm at all levels of judiciary https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/a-nifty-post-covid-justice-supreme-court-india-lockdown-6377939/
04. August 25, 2019

 

‘A good human being, large hearted, great orator and pillar for his party’ https://indianexpress.com/article/india/arun-jaitley-death-a-good-human-being-large-hearted-great-orator-and-pillar-for-his-party-5934419/
05. May 23, 2019

 

Five years of missteps: The govt has failed the economy, farmers and mainstreamed corruption https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/five-years-of-missteps-lok-sabha-elections-2019-narendra-modi-government-bjp-rahul-gandhi-congress-5743138/
06. June 29, 2018

 

A perverse comparison https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/1975-emergency-indira-gandhi-hitler-arun-jaitley-narendra-modi-congress-bjp-5237776/
07. May 24, 2016

 

Free speech is still free https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/defamation-law-supreme-court-ipc-sections-499-500-2815836/
08. February 7, 2012  Where’s the indictment? https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/wheres-the-indictment/
09. June 3, 2006

 

Office of Perplexity & Pandemonium https://indianexpress.com/article/news-archive/office-of-perplexity-pandemonium/

 

Sunday Guardian

01. July 4, 2020

 

Covid, Courts, Creativity, Country: A Miscellany https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/covid-courts-creativity-country-miscellany
02. May 30, 2020

 

MGNREGA: ‘When your words come to haunt you’ https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/mgnrega-words-come-haunt
03. May 2, 2020

 

Covid and legal issues: Adopt the Singapore model https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/covid-legal-issues-adopt-singapore-model
04. April 11, 2020

 

Let’s defeat Corona with some humour https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/lets-defeat-corona-humour
05. September 14, 2019

 

Remembering my friend Ram https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/remembering-friend-ram

 

Outlook 

01. Aug 30, 2018 Mukhauta can’t Hide Its Nature: Abhishek Singhvi On RSS https://magazine.outlookindia.com/story/mukhauta-cant-hide-its-nature-abhishek-singhvi-on-rss/300572
02. Apr 27, 2015 Why I Love Outlook https://magazine.outlookindia.com/story/why-i-love-ioutlooki/294060
03. Feb 10, 2015 The Shramana Tradition Predates the Vedas https://magazine.outlookindia.com/story/the-shramana-tradition-predates-the-vedas/289382
04. May 27, 2011 ‘A Clear Reflection of The BJP’s deep And Pervasive Fear and Guilt Complex’ https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/a-clear-reflection-of-the-bjps-deep-and-pervasive-fear-and-guilt-complex/272008
05. Oct 29, 2008 ‘The True face Of The BJP’ https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/the-true-face-of-the-bjp/238798
06. Aug 02, 2006 ‘Hypocrisy and Double Standars’ https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/hypocrisy-and-double-standards/232067

 

Miscellaneous

a. January 18, 2021

 

The government and BJP have consistently undermined Parliament https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/the-government-and-bjp-have-consistently-undermined-parliament/
b.  January 14, 2021

 

The government and BJP have consistently undermined Parliament https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/modi-govt-central-vista-project-new-parliament-building-cost-bjp-covid-19-vaccine-7145254/
2. DEC 30, 2020

 

Challenges ahead for the judiciary https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/challenges-ahead-for-the-judiciary/story-F2sSCXwqby34DPmj6CkepI.html
3. November 27, 2020

 

Democracy needs an internet ombudsman https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/democracy-needs-an-internet-ombudsman/
4. November 27, 2020

 

In a political crisis, there was no better person than AP to connect the dots https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/straight-candid/in-a-political-crisis-there-was-no-better-person-than-ap-to-connect-the-dots-2/
5. AUGUST 15, 2020  Democracy needs an Internet ombudsman https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/democracy-needs-an-internet-ombudsman/article32359134.ece
6. July 6, 2020

 

The NDA’s false parenthood claim, writes Abhishek Manu Singhvi https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/the-ndas-false-parenthood-claim-writes-abhishek-manu-singhvi/
7. July 5, 2020

 

Implementation of DK Basu judgments can protect against custodial torture, death https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/implementation-of-dk-basu-judgments-can-protect-against-custodial-torture-death/
8. July 4, 2020

 

Covid, Courts, Creativity, Country: A Miscellany https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/covid-courts-creativity-country-miscellany
9. June 25, 2020

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Federalism in times of Covid: Pandemic has injected operational unitariness, deserving strict scrutiny by Supreme Court https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/federalism-in-times-of-covid-pandemic-has-injected-operational-unitariness-deserving-strict-scrutiny-by-supreme-court/
10. May 30, 2020

 

MGNREGA: ‘When your words come to haunt you https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/mgnrega-words-come-haunt
11. May 22, 2020

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

A package without content: Government’s package doesn’t deliver on fiscal relief, job and wage protection ̃ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/a-package-without-content-governments-package-doesnt-deliver-on-fiscal-relief-job-and-wage-protection/
12. May 2, 2020

 

Covid and legal issues: Adopt the Singapore model https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/legally-speaking/covid-legal-issues-adopt-singapore-model
13. April 25, 2020

 

Indian Express

A nifty-post COVID justice: Virtual methods, technologies should become the norm at all levels of judiciary https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/a-nifty-post-covid-justice-supreme-court-india-lockdown-6377939/
14. 2 March, 2020

 

Who will watch the watchmen? How my guidelines helped SC put down laws for police action https://theprint.in/pageturner/excerpt/how-my-guidelines-helped-supreme-court-put-down-laws-for-police-action-abhishek-singhvi/374203/
15. February 26, 2020

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Our courts are not in good health: Increasingly, there is a tendency to decide hard questions by adjourning them https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/our-courts-are-not-in-good-health-increasingly-there-is-a-tendency-to-decide-hard-questions-by-adjourning-them/
16. February 11, 2020 “Azlan: My Hatchiko” https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/azlan-my-hatchiko/
17. December 25, 2019

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

The spontaneous protests: Country is uniting behind the Constitution after a steady disintegration of acche din https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/the-spontaneous-protests-country-is-uniting-behind-the-constitution-after-a-steady-disintegration-of-acche-din/
18. December 21, 2019

 

Dismantling the Four Pillars of the CAB https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/dismantling-the-four-pillars-of-the-cab/
19. 10 November, 2019

 

Grand temple, grand mosque – How the unanimous SC verdict got Ayodhya right https://theprint.in/opinion/grand-temple-grand-mosque-how-the-unanimous-sc-verdict-got-ayodhya-right/318986/
20. October 12, 2019  The grand old party: A doable wish list for reform https://www.theweek.in/theweek/cover/2019/10/12/the-grand-old-party-a-doable-wish-list-for-reform.html
21. September 14, 2019

 

Remembering my friend Ram https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/remembering-friend-ram
22. 10 Sep 2019 ‘Ram Jethmalani Had an Easily Melting Heart’: Dr Abhishek Singhvi https://www.thequint.com/voices/opinion/a-tribute-to-ram-jethmalani-obituary-by-dr-abhishek-singhvi
23. August 25, 2019

 

‘A good human being, large hearted, great orator and pillar for his party’ https://indianexpress.com/article/india/arun-jaitley-death-a-good-human-being-large-hearted-great-orator-and-pillar-for-his-party-5934419/
24. Aug 24, 2019

 

Arun Jaitley possessed the rare skill to communicate simply, analytically and calmly: Abhishek Manu Singhvi https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/arun-jaitley-possessed-the-rare-skill-to-communicate-simply-analytically-and-calmly-abhishek-manu-singhvi/articleshow/70822329.cms
25. JUN 20, 2020

 

Arun Jaitley: A tribute from the other side of the political and legal divide https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/when-arun-jaitley-and-a-congress-leader-teamed-up/story-Pr5FyJi3jStptV6EoUvzaL.html
26. JUL 21, 2019 

 

‘Open, frank, uncomplicated and educated’: Congress MP on Sheila Dikshit https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/open-frank-uncomplicated-and-educated/story-OCOJh2orqkSFdOf6kYh34L.html
27. June 8, 2019 Personal attacks on Nehru-Gandhi Family: The issue that BJP raises like Phoenix, from the ashes every time https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/personal-attacks-on-nehru-gandhi-family-the-issue-that-bjp-raises-like-phoenix-from-the-ashes-every-time/
28. May 23, 2019

 

Five years of missteps: The govt has failed the economy, farmers and mainstreamed corruption https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/five-years-of-missteps-lok-sabha-elections-2019-narendra-modi-government-bjp-rahul-gandhi-congress-5743138/
29. MAY 08, 2019

 

As a constitutional body, the ECI must be credible https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/as-a-constitutional-body-the-eci-must-be-credible/story-ToVaK6UgFCvmk4vwMAjlZP.html
30. APR 24, 2019

 

The BJP manifesto is full of glib promises https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/the-bjp-manifesto-is-full-of-glib-promises/story-21twJ4S9IAZFUQ0EUCvrQN.html
31. Mar 19, 2019,

 

Lokpal: Myth to conception to birth to operational reality https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/lokpal-myth-to-conception-to-birth-to-operational-reality/articleshow/68474273.cms
32. Nov 24, 2018

 

View: Raj Bhavan’s new nadir https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/view-deadly-paralysis-on-raj-bhavan/articleshow/66780482.cms
33. NOV 20, 2018

 

The CBI is facing a crisis of credibility https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/the-cbi-is-facing-a-crisis-of-credibility/story-J2hQopm0nrXnzxVpAnNstM.html
34. OCT 09, 2018 

 

While the Sabarimala judgment soars in spirit, it is weak on legalities https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/while-the-sabarimala-judgment-soars-in-spirit-it-is-weak-on-legalities/story-8aC6TGYJs36bgeXjxTq19I.html
35. October 11, 2018

 

Flawed Koregaon Bhima Judgment: Justice Chandrachud’s soaring dissent is an appeal to the brooding spirit of law

 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/flawed-bhima-koregaon-judgment-justice-chandrachuds-soaring-dissent-is-an-appeal-to-the-brooding-spirit-of-law/
36. DNA Despite his saffron hues, he actually displayed colours of the rainbow: Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Vajpayee https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-despite-his-saffron-hues-he-actually-displayed-colours-of-the-rainbow-abhishek-manu-singhvi-on-vajpayee-2650822
37. June 29, 2018 

 

A perverse comparison https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/1975-emergency-indira-gandhi-hitler-arun-jaitley-narendra-modi-congress-bjp-5237776/
38. JUN 13, 2018

 

The BJP is oblivious to farmer distress https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/the-bjp-is-oblivious-to-farmer-distress/story-KxNi4EiTqwEFpxRP84yPDK.html
39. March 30, 2018

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Controversial as Lalu Prasad may be, his consecutive sentences in fodder scam case are oppressive and extraordinary  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/controversial-as-lalu-prasad-may-be-his-consecutive-sentences-in-fodder-scam-case-are-oppressive-and-extraordinary/
40. January 14, 2018

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Supreme Court’s supreme test: The institution that India depends on must move quickly to heal its fissures https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/supreme-courts-supreme-test-the-institution-that-india-depends-on-must-move-quickly-to-heal-its-fissures/
41. December 26, 2017

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

 

 

Lessons from the 2G verdict: It punctures the main plank of the election campaign Modi ran on in 2014  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/lessons-from-the-2g-verdict-it-punctures-the-main-plank-of-the-election-campaign-modi-ran-on-in-2014/
42. August 22, 2017

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Open letter to incoming CJI: The most pressing priorities before India’s judiciary, and how to address them  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/open-letter-to-incoming-cji-the-most-pressing-priorities-before-indias-judiciary-and-how-to-address-them/
43. AUGUST 22, 2017

 

Newsrooms under siege https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/newsrooms-under-siege/article19535645.ece
44. Apr 04, 2017

 

View: Finance Bill 2017 could end tribunal autonomy and institute tax harassment as the norm https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/view-finance-bill-2017-could-end-tribunal-autonomy-and-institute-tax-harassment-as-the-norm/articleshow/58003395.cms
45. April 8, 2017

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Reasons not to believe: Finance Bill 2017 could end tribunal autonomy and institute tax harassment as the norm https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/reasons-not-to-believe-finance-bill-2017-could-end-tribunal-autonomy-and-institute-tax-harassment-as-the-norm/
46. September 9, 2016

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Her reproductive autonomy: Surrogacy regulations must respect diversity of personal choices  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/her-reproductive-autonomy-surrogacy-regulations-must-respect-diversity-of-personal-choices/
47. December 21, 2015

 

Discussion of National Herald case cannot be speculative or on moral issues https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/blogs/et-commentary/discussion-of-national-herald-case-cannot-be-speculative-or-on-moral-issues/
48. October 19, 2015

 

FROM TOI PRINT EDITION

 

Usurping Parliament’s power: Instead of aborting NJAC, Supreme Court should have given it a fair chance to succeed

 

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/candid-corner/usurping-parliaments-power-instead-of-aborting-njac-supreme-court-should-have-given-it-a-fair-chance-to-succeed/