The Unfinished Journey of Women’s Property Rights

Shipra Deo and Devendra Damle talk to host Pavan Srinath about the long struggle for women to secure property rights and land ownership in India. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IVa8kMZML9aCbqD6′ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Shipra Deo and Devendra Damle talk to host Pavan Srinath about the long struggle for women to secure property rights and land ownership …

The Environment in India’s Law & Courts

Can India’s courts and laws protect the country’s environment? Pavan Srinath on Episode 140 of The Pragati Podcast revisits the topic on World Environment Day 2020 with Supreme Court Lawyer Ninad Laud. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/ImpIzriQcxQr97fb’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Ninad Laud was previously on Episode 73 of The Pragati Podcast to discuss the legal history …

ಶಾಂತಿಯುತ ಪ್ರತಿಭಟನೆಯ ಹಕ್ಕು. The Freedom to Protest.

This is episode 52 of Thalé-Haraté, a weekly Kannada podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath, Surya Prakash BS and Ganesh Chakravarthi. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12662939/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] ಸಿ.ಎ.ಎ. ಮತ್ತು ಏನ್.ಆರ್.ಸಿ. ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಲಕ್ಷಾಂತರ ಜನರು ಏಕೆ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಒಂದು ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಪೌರತ್ವ ನೋಂದಣಿ ಇಂದ ಆಗುವ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳೇನು? ಜನರನ್ನು ಶಾಂತಿಯುತ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಏಕೆ ತಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಅಲೋಕ್ ಪ್ರಸನ್ನ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸರಾಯು ನಟರಾಜನ್ ಅವರು ನಮ್ಮ 50, …

ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಪೌರತ್ವ ನೋಂದಣಿ. Understanding the NRC.

This is episode 51 of Thalé-Haraté, a weekly Kannada podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath, Surya Prakash BS and Ganesh Chakravarthi. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12659636/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] ಸಿ.ಎ.ಎ. ಮತ್ತು ಏನ್.ಆರ್.ಸಿ. ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಲಕ್ಷಾಂತರ ಜನರು ಏಕೆ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಒಂದು ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಪೌರತ್ವ ನೋಂದಣಿ ಇಂದ ಆಗುವ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳೇನು? ಜನರನ್ನು ಶಾಂತಿಯುತ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಏಕೆ ತಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಅಲೋಕ್ ಪ್ರಸನ್ನ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸರಾಯು ನಟರಾಜನ್ ಅವರು ನಮ್ಮ 50, …

ಪೌರತ್ವ ಕಾಯ್ದೆ ತಿದ್ದುಪಡಿ. CAA 2019 Explained.

This is episode 50 of Thalé-Haraté, a weekly Kannada podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath, Surya Prakash BS and Ganesh Chakravarthi. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12659627/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] ಸಿ.ಎ.ಎ. ಮತ್ತು ಏನ್.ಆರ್.ಸಿ. ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಲಕ್ಷಾಂತರ ಜನರು ಏಕೆ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಒಂದು ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಪೌರತ್ವ ನೋಂದಣಿ ಇಂದ ಆಗುವ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳೇನು? ಜನರನ್ನು ಶಾಂತಿಯುತ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಏಕೆ ತಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಅಲೋಕ್ ಪ್ರಸನ್ನ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸರಾಯು ನಟರಾಜನ್ ಅವರು ನಮ್ಮ 50, …

Lessons from the Assam NRC

Pavan Srinath talks to journalist Rohini Mohan about the NRC in Assam on Episode 125 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12649739/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] A nation-wide NRC is an unknown beast of unknown dimensions. Real world examples of the NRC come from Assam, where close to 19 lakh residents of the state were left out of …

The Anti-Defection Law

This is Episode 105 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/10642331/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] How has India’s anti-defection law undermined democracy in the country? How do we tackle endless horse-trading of elected representatives in India? The Anti-Defection Law stifles intra-party democracy and dissent, and is also undermining the stability of elected governments. How …

India’s Supreme Court

As the recent sexual harassment case indicates, all is not well with the Supreme Court of India. Constitutional economist Shruti Rajagopalan joins Amit Varma in episode 123 of The Seen and the Unseen to explain why the Supreme Court has gone wrong on both ends of the tradeoff between Independence and Accountability.

Misogyny and Our Legal System

As three recent cases show, misogyny exist not just in our outdated laws, but also in the minds of our lawmakers and the judiciary. Legal expert Madhav Chandavarkar and feminist Hamsini Hariharan join Amit Varma in episode 58 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss Triple Talaq, Hadiya and the Mahmood Farooqui case.

How To Open Up Our Courts

We should publish transcripts of judicial proceedings. This will make the working of the courts and the positions of the state transparent to all citizens.

The Supreme Court in Crisis

Why did four senior judges of the Supreme Court hold a press conference? Why are they complaining about the Chief Justice of India? Can we expect judicial reforms in 2018? Harish Narsappa of Daksh and Alok Prasanna Kumar of Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy talk to hosts Pavan Srinath and Hamsini Hariharan about the current judicial crisis.