India’s founders gave us our Constitution. We must prove to them that we can keep it

November 28, 2018 | Vineeth Krishna

In this article, published on Consitution Day 2018, Vineeth Krishna warns against assuming that India will always remain a constitutional democracy. He argues for viewing the Constitution as a ‘civic’ and emphasises the need to create a popular constitutional culture in India.

Supreme Court Observer: A living archive of the Supreme Court of India

September 27, 2018

The Supreme Court Observer brings alive and makes accessible the work of the Supreme Court through an open access database.

Constitution framers did not anticipate use of criminal law in reforming Muslim Personal Law

September 26, 2018 | Vineeth Krishna

Vineeth Krishna, Lead Associate Editor at CLPR, adds a historical perspective to the recent debate on the role of criminal law in Muslim personal law reform triggered by the passing of the Muslim Women (Protection of tights of Marriage) Ordinance, 2018.

This piece is part of ConQuest-ThePrint series of articles on Indian constitutional and political history

CADIndia: Read, Search and Explore India’s Constitutional Origins

September 26, 2018

CADIndia is a website designed to make the Constituent Assembly debates instantly accessible in a user-friendly manner.


Nov 2018

National Constitution Society Convention 2018

Venue IIHS, 16th Cross Rd, Sadashiva Nagar, Armane Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560080.

Time 9.30 A.M to 7.15 P.M

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Sep 2018

South Regional Round of ConQuest 2018 in partnership with School of Law, Christ Bangalore

Venue School of Law, Christ, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029

Time 10 A.M to 1 P.M

CLPR conducted the South Regional Rounds of Conquest, 2018 in with its regional partner School of Law, Christ University on 28 September, 2018.

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Sep 2018

National Finals of ConQuest 2018

Venue School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru

Time 2 P.M to 4 P.M

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Gujarat and Delhi students emerge winners in ConQuest national quiz finals

September 29, 2018

We conducted the South Regional Rounds and National Final Rounds of ConQuest 2018 on 28th September 2018. ThePrint carried a report on these rounds.


ConQuest defending champions continue their winning streak by acing western region round

September 16, 2018

ThePrint’s report on the West regional rounds of ConQuest 2018.


ConQuest 2018 finalists from eastern region were chosen in Kolkata

September 8, 2018

ThePrint carried a report on the East Regional Round of ConQuest 2018.


From suffrage to the right to sleep, India’s youth ask (and answer) the right questions

September 2, 2018

ThePrint carried a piece today on North Regional Rounds of ConQuest: India’s Premiere National Quiz on the Indian Constitution, History and Politics.

The Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project

October 4, 2018 | Vineeth Krishna

CADIndia website: a digital archive and database of Indian constitutional history with human-tagged original documents that explains and illuminates the contemporary relevance of this history to our contemporary lives []. Supreme Court Observer website: a living archive of the Supreme Court of India that compiles original materials and daily reports of selected ongoing cases to make apparent the Court’s role as the final interpreter of the Constitution to resolve contemporary problems [].

National Constitution Society 2018

October 4, 2018 | Vineeth Krishna

The Convention will be an opportunity to critically engage with the Indian constitution and develop a plan to preserve, protect and promote constitutional values in the 21st century. The Convention will facilitate collaboration and engagement between student members of the NCS along with eminent lawyers, civil society leaders and retired Judges who will be patrons and will be the first step towards the establishing the NCS as an independent Society.