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About Mathew Idiculla

Mathew Idiculla is a writer, researcher and lawyer. He works as a fellow at the School of Policy and Governance at Azim Premji University, Bangalore.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Crafting “smart cities”: India’s new urban vision

With a new government in Delhi, India’s urban agenda is now focused on the creation of “Smart Cities” in industrial corridors.  Such an initiative is driven by the demand of foreign investors to find sanitized spaces in developing countries in which they can operate easily – unhampered by politics. 

Rights reconceived: India’s new approach

Instead of viewing India’s role in global human rights from a foreign policy perspective, it is also important to examine whether India offers any lessons on human rights for other states by providing an alternative to the dominant discourse on rights. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debates on Emerging Powers and Human Rights and Economic and Social Rights.

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