Moplah Rebellion: Not Just A Religious Uprising
September 3, 2021
20 August 2021 marked the centenary of the Moplah rebellion (or Malabar rebellion). The rebellion is considered a divisive event in the history of Hindu-Muslim relations in India and has been a subject of academic and popular controversy.
The Dowry Death of Snehalatha Mukhopadhyay
July 9, 2021
On the afternoon of 29 January 1914 in Calcutta, a young woman, Snehalatha Mukhopadhyay, set herself on fire. Reports at the time indicate that she committed suicide to ensure that her father was not burdened with dowry for her marriage. At the time, dowry-related suicides were not uncommon in India.
U.S.-India Comparative Constitutional Law Workshops
June 21, 2021
The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) in collaboration with its partnered Indian and American universities will organise a series of workshops on U.S.-India Comparative Constitutional law between August to December 2021. Four Indian law universities will be paired with four U.S. law universities for an interactive session. These workshops are supported by the American Consulate General, Chennai.