Prannv Dhawan is a third-year student of National Law School of India University, Bangalore where he leads the Law and Society Committee. He is also the Founding Editor of the Law School Policy Review.
by Prannv Dhawan 2 January 2020 The Urdu satirist Fikr Taunsvi’s account of Partition, written between August and November 1947, brings to life one of the most tragic episodes in the subcontinent’s history. The recent translation of the journal Chhata Darya in English (The Sixth River) by Professor Maaz Bin Bilal brings to life theREAD MORE
Walking the tight rope: India’s Diplomatic Strategy in the Middle East By Prannv Dhawan 11 October 2019 India’s diplomatic corps have been resolutely articulating India’s stances and furthering its interests in the international fora where multiple challenges emanating from historical and contemporary contexts are being faced. One important factor which India’s astute foreign policy makersREAD MORE
PRANNV DHAWAN July 27,2019 THE final verdict of the International Court of Justice, the apex judicial body of the United Nations, has given a glimmer of hope for the just and humane treatment of retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav. While the Indian diplomatic and legal leadership is justifiably lauding it as a ‘decisive’ geopolitical triumph that has resulted fromREAD MORE
by Prannv Dhawan and Bhaskar Kumar Jul 25, 2019 The inevitable fall of the troubled Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka was precipitated after a long-delayed and controversial trust vote on Tuesday. This occurred after the long-drawn political and legal contest in the state Assembly, the Supreme Court, the media and the public domain in general.READ MORE
The upper house is a ‘safety valve against electoral majoritarianism’, and the opposition must have a strategy in place to ensure it performs this function. The NDA is inching towards a majority in the Rajya Sabha. By the end of 2021, it is likely to attain the magic number of 124. Recent defections and wins haveREAD MORE
by Prannv Dhawan and John Simte Jun 25, 2019 Indian social fabric is reeling under the monumental onslaught of hatred and misinformation even as our political discourse has become increasingly toxic and vile. The recent incident of mob-lynching represents yet another manifestation of the extreme abuse of communication technology and social media. It is anREAD MORE
by Prannv Dhawan 1 June 2019 Robert Gordon had defined critical history as “any approach to the past that produces disturbances in the field.”[i] In this context, feminist historiography produces the disturbances in the field of existing social reality by foregrounding the women’s experiences within the complex and diverse society.[ii] It is in this contextREAD MORE