Nishant Sirohi | @nishantssirohi

Nishant Sirohi

Nishant is an advocate at the Chamber of Senior Advocate Ms. Indira Jaising. His interests are in the fields of constitutional law, technology and law, and socio-legal aspects of access to justice, civil liberties and human rights. Previously, he worked as a Law Clerk at the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad (October 2017-October 2018). During his Clerkship, he also worked as a Member of the Editorial Committee for the book Gavel and Pen Vol. II, and Newsletter 2017-18 which was published by the Allahabad High Court in October 2018. He completed his B.A.LL.B (Hons.) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in June 2017.

Articles

Fundamental Rights

Prisoners have the right to unmonitored conversations with their spouses, says Madras HC

“Prisoners, murderers and even traitors” have the right to life and dignity

May 31,2019

Dr Madhava Menon, the father of modern legal education in India, passes away

Dr Menon was an evangelist for continuing legal education

May 8,2019

Labour Rights

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

We urgently need a regulatory framework to protect labour in times of disruptive change 

May 2,2019

Case update

Transgenders have marriage rights under the Indian Constitution, says Madras High Court

Madurai Bench directs marriage between a male and transwoman to be registered under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

April 23,2019

Freedom of Press

Assange’s arrest: “Stolen Documents" and the assault on press freedom

Reminiscent of India, the stolen documents argument sets an “especially dangerous precedent for journalists, who routinely violate foreign secrecy laws to deliver information vital to the public’s interest”.

April 17,2019

The Tejasvi Surya gag order violates a voter's right to free speech and expression

Denying information about a candidate takes away the right of the ‘little man’ to make an informed choice.

April 8,2019

Case update

​JNU Sedition case

Minister and bureaucrats hold contradictory views on sanction.

April 3,2019

The Long Read

Part II : A Nation for Farmers

Poor policy implementation, lack of agricultural infrastructure are killing India’s rural economy.

April 1,2019

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