by Arghya Sengupta, Jinaly Dani, Kevin James and Pranay Modi
Hamīñ Ast? traces the constitutional and legal history of Article 370 from its origins as a placeholder that guaranteed the state a say in any future constitutional arrangement till they drafted their own Constitution until its sudden nullification whose political and legal ramifications are still unfolding.
Arghya, Jinaly, Kevin, and Pranay apply a legal lens to the matter, analysing the birth and trajectory of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
Heads Held High: Salvaging State Governors for 21st Century India
by Shankar Narayanan, Kevin James and Lalit Panda
Governors routinely find themselves in the middle of political controversies and crises in India. In Heads Held High: Salvaging State Governors for 21st Century India, the authors reorient how we should think about the reform of this high office, presenting a full picture of its workings (and failures) from early colonial origins, to its incorporation into the Constitution, and on to the manner in which it has operated since 1950.