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

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

Elections 2019

Who owns NaMo TV; how did it get security clearance?

Some unanswered questions about the breach of India’s broadcasting laws

April 11,2019

Case update

​JNU Sedition case

Minister and bureaucrats hold contradictory views on sanction.

April 3,2019

AICCTU charter of demands

Pledge to vote against “fascist government”.

April 3,2019

Part II : A Nation for Farmers

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

April 1,2019

Will decision of Foreigners’ Tribunal prevail over NRC in Assam?

SC commences hearing on this issue as well as the right to appeal over NRC exclusion.

March 27,2019

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter.

Application says it had been proved that the encounter had been staged.

March 27,2019

Senior Designation

Advocates with low scores made senior

Supreme Court guidelines not followed.

March 24,2019

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