Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Ananth Padmanabhan

Ananth Padmanabhan
Ananth Padmanabhan is a fellow at Carnegie India, New Delhi. He studied Law at NLSIU, Bengaluru, and has a master’s degree in law from the University of Pennsylvania. His primary research focus is technology, regulation, and public policy, and the intersection of these three fields in India, and has authored the treatise Intellectual Property Rights: Infringement and Remedies. His latest book is an edited volume, India as a Pioneer of Innovation. Follow him at @ananth1148.

On Camera


File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.