In 2005, India passed a law giving individuals the right to information on the State’s acts and decisions. Using this law, the authors in this edited volume applied for official records about...
Saskia Wieringa is director of the International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement in Amsterdam and an affiliated senior researcher at the University of Amsterdam. She has wr
R. Umamaheshwari is currently Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. She has been, for the most part of her career, an independent journalist-academic. She has a Ph.D. in History
JUSTICE K. CHANDRU is an advocate and former judge of Madras High Court. He disposed of 96,000 cases during his tenure as a Judge. A 1993 case that Chandru argued as a lawyer is the subject of the
Dwaipayan Banerjee is a social activist, labour history and film researcher and independent editor based in Kolkata. He has been a trade union activist and political commentator. He is one of the&n