articles by Jeba Mondal

India

Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups

Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms

News & Analysis

Internet shutdown in Kashmir: Ball still in govt's court; only solution is to declare internet access as fundamental right under Article 19

The judgment was hailed in different alleys of civil society, however, it is pertinent to note that the judgment has done very little to address the issue of the internet ban.