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Aayomi Sharma

Aayomi Sharma is a student at the O P Jindal Global Law School, especially interested in using law as a tool for advancing equality and social justice.


Transparency and Accountability

Why the VVPAT petition matters

On January 7, 2018, a Supreme Court bench presided over by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued a notice on a plea seeking 30% of VVPAT slips to be cross-verified in each of the constituencies. Advocate Prasanna S appeared for the petitioners - former civil servant, M G Devasahayam, former Secretary Haryana Government, Kalarickal Pranchu Fabian and retired bank officer, Thomas Franco Rajendra Dev.

January 14,2019

Lead Opinion

Grave systemic injustice

December 21, 2018 was certainly a sad day for Rubabuddin Sheikh. It has been a long journey for him, yet he has not got any justice for his brother. He now plans to challenge the decision and appeal to the Supreme Court. At a systemic level, there are grave questions of impunity of police in fake encounters, especially at the behest of the politically powerful, apart from the safety of witnesses in political crimes.

December 31,2018