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Indian Democracy at Crossroads (Verfassungsblog, 22 October 2018) 

On the Gendered Criminalisation of Adultery (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, 3 August 2018)

The Essential Practices Test and Freedom of Religion: Notes on Sabrimala (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, 29 July 2018)

Inclusive pluralism or majoritarian nationalism: Article 15, Section 377, and who we really are (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, 9 July 2018)

On the presumption of constitutionality for pre-constitutional laws (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, 11 July 2018)

Against natural rights – why the Supreme Court should NOT declare the right to intimacy as a natural right (Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy, 17 July 2018)

A Sinking, Slow and Steady (The Indian Express, 18 May 2018)

World's Most Powerful Court on the Brink (IACL Blog, 14 May 2018)

Was the Centre Right in Resisting Justice Joseph's Elevation? (The Hindu, 04 May 2018)

What Constitutionalism Calls For (co-authored with Rohit De, The Times of India, 16 January 2018, expanded version published on the ICONnect blog)

Protection Whose Time has Come (The Indian Express, 25 March 2017)

The Trap of Personal Laws (The Indian Express, 29 April 2016)

The Court's Second Chance (The Indian Express, 2 February 2016)

A Better Design for Social Justice (The Indian Express, 8 September 2015)

Indirect Discrimination in US and UK Law (OUP Blog, 25 July 2015, also published in the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog on 1 July 2015)

Housing: We Need a Law Against Discrimination (Times of India, 21 June 2015)

The Legislative Court (UK Constitutional Law Blog, 22 December 2013, also published in The Hindu on 24 December 2013)

Caste as Race (UK Constitutional Law Blog, 10 May 2013)

Celebration of Freedom (The New Indian Express, 03 September 2011)

Six Pack Judiciary (The Times of India, 10 July 2011)

How Should we Make Laws (The New Indian Express, 08 July 2011)

What the Hell is Going On (On Judicial Activism, The Times of India, 06 March 2011)

Dealing with Issues of Impunity (The Hindu, 08 February 2011)

Equality Without Identity (The Indian Express, 09 July 2010)

A Bill Designed to Fail (The Hindu, 11 May 2010)

Good for all minorities (The Telegraph, 9 July 2009)

Criminal Law has to be a weapon of last resort (The Economic Times, 3 July 2009)

Fraternity (Outlook, 15 May 2009) 

Parties should be asked to repeal impunity clauses (The Hindu, 23 March 2009)

Right to Information: Dismantling the Walls of Secrecy (Frontline, 14-27 February 2009) 

Arresting facts (The Indian Express, 17 January 2009)

Discrimination by Housing Societies: Possible Legal Responses (Indian Muslims, 17 December 2008)

The body in pain (The Indian Express, 22 November 2008)

Pay for your politics (The Indian Express, 10 November 2008)

Putting the 'free' back in free love (The Indian Express, 30 October 2008)

Out of Place (The Indian Express, 16 August 2008)

Three Fatal Flaws in the Rajasthan Compromise (co-authored with V. Venkatesan, The Hindu , 08 July 2008)

Possibilities of Equality (The Indian Express, 20 June 2008)

Speak, freedom (The Indian Express, 30 May 2008) 

Vegetarianism, Tolerance and Discrimination (The Hindu, 26 May 2008) 

Dealing with Discrimination (Frontline, 10-23 May 2008)

Justice has another address (co-authored with Neha Jain, The Indian Express, 26 April 2008)

After the Fact: On the incident in Boro Chupria (co-authored, The Telegraph, 15 February 2007) 

For Parliamentary Approval of Treaties, Take Entry 14 (The Indian Express, 11 July 2006)

Still a Matter of Shame (The Telegraph, 24 April 2006)

Forcing a Change (The Telegraph, 14 February 2006)

All Bark, No Bite (The Telegraph, 21 December 2005)

Still Living in the Shadows (The Telegraph, 10 November 2005)

Our Laws, Their Norms (The Telegraph, 13 September 2005)

Without Doing Full Justice (The Telegraph, 20 July 2005)

Personal is Political (The Telegraph, 11 July 2005)

Make Them Pay for it (The Telegraph, 21 June 2005)