Alok Prasanna KumarSenior Resident Fellow, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

Alok Prasanna Kumar is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, and the Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. As a lawyer, he has practiced in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran.

Alok Prasanna KumarSenior Resident Fellow, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

Alok Prasanna Kumar is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, and the Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. As a lawyer, he has practiced in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran.

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Atul KaushikChief of Party, The Asia Foundation

A former civil servant, Atul Kaushik is currently Chief of Party at the Asia Foundation. He has previously served as Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha and Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, among other notable positions.

Atul KaushikChief of Party, The Asia Foundation

A former civil servant, Atul Kaushik is currently Chief of Party at the Asia Foundation. He has previously served as Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha and Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, among other notable positions.

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Dr. Jayaprakash NarayanGeneral Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, former MLA, former member of National Advisory Council and Second Administrative Reforms Commission is the General Secretary of Foundation for Democratic Reforms. He was one of the first physicians to join the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), one of the toppers in the batch of 1980.

Dr. Jayaprakash NarayanGeneral Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, former MLA, former member of National Advisory Council and Second Administrative Reforms Commission is the General Secretary of Foundation for Democratic Reforms. He was one of the first physicians to join the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), one of the toppers in the batch of 1980.

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G. Kishan ReddyMinister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy is an Indian politician, currently serving as Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

G. Kishan ReddyMinister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy is an Indian politician, currently serving as Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

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MR AhmedFormer Director, APCA

Dr. MR Admed has served as the Director at The Academy of Prisons and Correctional Administration (APCA). He also held the position of IG of prisons in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He holds insightful experience in law enforcement and human rights.

MR AhmedFormer Director, APCA

Dr. MR Admed has served as the Director at The Academy of Prisons and Correctional Administration (APCA). He also held the position of IG of prisons in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He holds insightful experience in law enforcement and human rights.

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Justice G. RaghuramDirector, National Judicial Academy

Justice Goda Raghuram (Retd.) is the Director, National Judicial Academy. Previously, he has served as Senior Advocate as well as Judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has also held the post of President, Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT).

Justice G. RaghuramDirector, National Judicial Academy

Justice Goda Raghuram (Retd.) is the Director, National Judicial Academy. Previously, he has served as Senior Advocate as well as Judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has also held the post of President, Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT).

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NL RajahSenior Advocate, Madras High Court

NL Rajah Nangavaram is a Senior Advocate at the Madras High Court. He is a member of the Committee of the Law Commission to suggest changes to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, as well as a Consultee to the Law Commission on the Commercial Courts Act. He is the Founder Director of Justact, an Online Dispute Resolution product.

NL RajahSenior Advocate, Madras High Court

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Dr. Shalini Phansalkar JoshiFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar Joshi is a former judge of the Bombay High Court. She has previously served as Joint Director of Maharashtra Judicial Academy, among other notable positions.

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar JoshiFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar Joshi is a former judge of the Bombay High Court. She has previously served as Joint Director of Maharashtra Judicial Academy, among other notable positions.

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Justice M.N. VenkatachaliahFormer Chief Justice of India

Justice Dr. M.N. Venkatachaliah was formerly the 25th Chief Justice of India. He has served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, and also headed the National Commission for reviewing the Constitution of India.

Justice M.N. VenkatachaliahFormer Chief Justice of India

Justice Dr. M.N. Venkatachaliah was formerly the 25th Chief Justice of India. He has served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, and also headed the National Commission for reviewing the Constitution of India.

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Justice J. ChelameswarFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Justice Jasti Chelameswar is a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India. Previously, he has also served as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and the Guwahati High Court.

Justice J. ChelameswarFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Justice Jasti Chelameswar is a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India. Previously, he has also served as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and the Guwahati High Court.

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Montek Singh AhluwaliaFormer Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India

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Montek Singh AhluwaliaFormer Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India

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Dr. Arvind VirmaniFormer Principal Advisor, Planning Commission of India

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Dr. Arvind VirmaniFormer Principal Advisor, Planning Commission of India

Dr. Arvind Virmani is the Chairman, Foundation for Economic growth and Welfare (EGROW). Previously, Dr. Virmani was executive director at the International Monetary Fund and distinguished senior fellow in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University. He has also served as Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance and Principal Advisor of the Planning Commission of India.

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Justice Kurian JosephFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

ustice Kurian Joseph is a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India. Having enrolled as an Advocate at the Kerala Bar Council in 1979, he became a High Court Judge in the year 2000 and was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of India in 2013. As Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Joseph was involved in landmark cases like Constitutional Amendment of NJAC (National Judicial Appointments Commission) and in striking down the practice of Triple Talaq.

Justice Kurian JosephFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

ustice Kurian Joseph is a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India. Having enrolled as an Advocate at the Kerala Bar Council in 1979, he became a High Court Judge in the year 2000 and was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of India in 2013. As Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Joseph was involved in landmark cases like Constitutional Amendment of NJAC (National Judicial Appointments Commission) and in striking down the practice of Triple Talaq.

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Justice B.S. ChauhanChairman, 21st Law Commission of India

Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan is the chairperson of Cauvery water dispute tribunal and the current Chairman of the 21st Law Commission of India. Previously, he has served as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court and a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.

Justice B.S. ChauhanChairman, 21st Law Commission of India

Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan is the chairperson of Cauvery water dispute tribunal and the current Chairman of the 21st Law Commission of India. Previously, he has served as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court and a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.

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Dr. B. Raja ShekharPro Vice-Chancellor, University of Hyderabad

Prof. B. Raja Shekhar is currently the Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad. He has been the Dean of the School of Management Studies, and Director and Member Secretary of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) at University of Hyderabad. He was associated with the Telangana State Public Service Commission as one of the members of the committee for formulation of scheme and syllabus.

Dr. B. Raja ShekharPro Vice-Chancellor, University of Hyderabad

Prof. B. Raja Shekhar is currently the Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad. He has been the Dean of the School of Management Studies, and Director and Member Secretary of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) at University of Hyderabad. He was associated with the Telangana State Public Service Commission as one of the members of the committee for formulation of scheme and syllabus.

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Prof. Ashwini ChhatreAssociate Professor of Public Policy, Indian School of Business

Ashwini Chhatre served as the Editor-in-Chief of World Development Perspectives during 2015-18, and as Senior Editor of Conservation Letters during 2009-14. He is currently Associate Professor of Public Policy at ISB.

Prof. Ashwini ChhatreAssociate Professor of Public Policy, Indian School of Business

Ashwini Chhatre served as the Editor-in-Chief of World Development Perspectives during 2015-18, and as Senior Editor of Conservation Letters during 2009-14. He is currently Associate Professor of Public Policy at ISB.

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Dr. Karnam Aravinda RaoIPS (Retd)

Dr. K. Aravinda Rao was formerly the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh. Seen as an authority to counter Left wing extremism, he served as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Greyhounds, the elite anti-Naxal force, and headed the state intelligence for a long time.

Dr. Karnam Aravinda RaoIPS (Retd)

Dr. K. Aravinda Rao was formerly the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh. Seen as an authority to counter Left wing extremism, he served as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Greyhounds, the elite anti-Naxal force, and headed the state intelligence for a long time.

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Mr. Carlos Hernández-EchevarríaHead of Public Policy & Institutional Development, Maldita.es

Carlos Hernández-Echevarría oversees public policy and advocacy operations at Maldita.es.. Before that, he worked in TV news for 15 years as a reporter, correspondent and executive producer.

Mr. Carlos Hernández-EchevarríaHead of Public Policy & Institutional Development, Maldita.es

Carlos Hernández-Echevarría oversees public policy and advocacy operations at Maldita.es.. Before that, he worked in TV news for 15 years as a reporter, correspondent and executive producer.

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C. Anjaneya ReddyIPS (Retd)

C. Anjaneya Reddy is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service. He was formerly Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement, Andhra Pradesh.

C. Anjaneya ReddyIPS (Retd)

C. Anjaneya Reddy is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service. He was formerly Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement, Andhra Pradesh.

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Dr. Gandhi PC KazaFounder Chairman, Truth Labs

Dr. Gandhi PC Kaza is the Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, the first independent forensic science laboratory in India, and also the Managing Director, Genome Foundation. He is a former Advisor, IGP and Director of the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (APFSL).

Dr. Gandhi PC KazaFounder Chairman, Truth Labs

Dr. Gandhi PC Kaza is the Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, the first independent forensic science laboratory in India, and also the Managing Director, Genome Foundation. He is a former Advisor, IGP and Director of the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (APFSL).

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Kamal KumarIPS (Retd)

Kamal Kumar was the former Director, SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad. Prior to his retirement from the IPS as the DGP, he held several senior positions including DIG (Intelligence), IG (Armed Police), and Additional DGP (Coordination and Police Reforms), in AP Police.

Kamal KumarIPS (Retd)

Kamal Kumar was the former Director, SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad. Prior to his retirement from the IPS as the DGP, he held several senior positions including DIG (Intelligence), IG (Armed Police), and Additional DGP (Coordination and Police Reforms), in AP Police.

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Justice Madan B. LokurFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Justice Madan B. Lokur is an Indian jurist, currently serving as a Judge in the Supreme Court of Fiji. He was formerly a Judge in the Supreme Court of India, and has also served as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court and Guwahati High Court, and a Judge in the Delhi High Court.

Justice Madan B. LokurFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Justice Madan B. Lokur is an Indian jurist, currently serving as a Judge in the Supreme Court of Fiji. He was formerly a Judge in the Supreme Court of India, and has also served as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court and Guwahati High Court, and a Judge in the Delhi High Court.

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Mohit RaoIndependent Journalist

Mohit Rao has earlier worked with The Hindu as a principal correspondent. His works appear across various platforms which include CNN, The Wire, Firstpost and Clayton News on matters of various pressing issues in today’s times. He is a fellow of the Young Connectors of the Future programme, conducted by the Swedish Institute, in 2014; and, an India-Germany Media Ambassador fellow in 2016.

Mohit RaoIndependent Journalist

Mohit Rao has earlier worked with The Hindu as a principal correspondent. His works appear across various platforms which include CNN, The Wire, Firstpost and Clayton News on matters of various pressing issues in today’s times. He is a fellow of the Young Connectors of the Future programme, conducted by the Swedish Institute, in 2014; and, an India-Germany Media Ambassador fellow in 2016.

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Justice RC ChavanFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice RC Chavan is a former Judge of the Bombay High Court. He is also the Vice-Chairman, E-Committee, Supreme Court of India. He has previously worked as the President, Maharashtra State Consumer Commission.

Justice RC ChavanFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice RC Chavan is a former Judge of the Bombay High Court. He is also the Vice-Chairman, E-Committee, Supreme Court of India. He has previously worked as the President, Maharashtra State Consumer Commission.

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P.S. Ramamohan RaoIPS (Retd)

A former officer of the Indian Police Service, P.S. Ramamohan Rao retired as Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh. He also served as Governor of Tamil Nadu.

P.S. Ramamohan RaoIPS (Retd)

A former officer of the Indian Police Service, P.S. Ramamohan Rao retired as Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh. He also served as Governor of Tamil Nadu.

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Dr. Sudhir KrishnaswamyVice-Chancellor, National Law School of India University

Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy is currently the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru. Previously he was a professor at Azim Premji University, and also the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Visiting Professor of Indian Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School. He is the co-founder and trustee of Centre for Law and Policy Research.

Dr. Sudhir KrishnaswamyVice-Chancellor, National Law School of India University

Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy is currently the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru. Previously he was a professor at Azim Premji University, and also the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Visiting Professor of Indian Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School. He is the co-founder and trustee of Centre for Law and Policy Research.

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VN RaiIPS (Retd)

A former IPS Officer and an acclaimed writer, VN Rai retired as DGP, Uttar Pradesh. As a SP, he administered many communally sensitive districts, and he has also authored a legion of books and novels on communal tensions and the role of police.

VN RaiIPS (Retd)

A former IPS Officer and an acclaimed writer, VN Rai retired as DGP, Uttar Pradesh. As a SP, he administered many communally sensitive districts, and he has also authored a legion of books and novels on communal tensions and the role of police.

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Maja DaruwalaSenior Advisor, CHRI

A barrister by training, Maja Daruwala is actively engaged in numerous human rights initiatives, and concentrates on issues relating to civil liberties including police reform, prison reform, RTI, legal empowerment, non-discrimination, women's rights, and freedom of expression. Prior to holding the role of Sr. Advisor, she was the director of CHRI for 20 years.

Maja DaruwalaSenior Advisor, CHRI

A barrister by training, Maja Daruwala is actively engaged in numerous human rights initiatives, and concentrates on issues relating to civil liberties including police reform, prison reform, RTI, legal empowerment, non-discrimination, women's rights, and freedom of expression. Prior to holding the role of Sr. Advisor, she was the director of CHRI for 20 years.

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Cathy CattersonFormer Circuit Executive, Ninth Circuit, USA

Cathy Catterson is the former Circuit Executive of the Ninth Circuit, USA. Previously, she has also held the posts of Clerk of Court as well as Court of Appeals Executive of the Ninth Circuit, among other notable positions.

Cathy CattersonFormer Circuit Executive, Ninth Circuit, USA

Cathy Catterson is the former Circuit Executive of the Ninth Circuit, USA. Previously, she has also held the posts of Clerk of Court as well as Court of Appeals Executive of the Ninth Circuit, among other notable positions.

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RN BhaskarSenior Journalist

R.N. Bhaskar is a senior business journalist with over thirty years of news experience. He has been executive editor, Financial Express, and founder and COO of the information company of the Indian Express Group. He was also an adviser with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) for a couple of years.

RN BhaskarSenior Journalist

R.N. Bhaskar is a senior business journalist with over thirty years of news experience. He has been executive editor, Financial Express, and founder and COO of the information company of the Indian Express Group. He was also an adviser with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) for a couple of years.

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Prithviraj ChavanFormer Chief Minister, Maharashtra

Prithviraj Chavan is an Indian politician who served as the 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He has also served as the Minister of State for the ministries of Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and in charge of Prime Minister's Office.

Prithviraj ChavanFormer Chief Minister, Maharashtra

Prithviraj Chavan is an Indian politician who served as the 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He has also served as the Minister of State for the ministries of Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and in charge of Prime Minister's Office.

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Justice. M.L. TahaliyaniFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice M. L. Tahaliyani is a former Lokayukta of Maharashtra and a retired Judge of the Bombay High Court. He has previously also served as public prosecutor, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, and Principal Judge, Bombay City Civil Court, among other notable positions.

Justice. M.L. TahaliyaniFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice M. L. Tahaliyani is a former Lokayukta of Maharashtra and a retired Judge of the Bombay High Court. He has previously also served as public prosecutor, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, and Principal Judge, Bombay City Civil Court, among other notable positions.

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Prof. K.C. SuriProfessor, University of Hyderabad

Professor K.C. Suri teaches at the Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad. Professor Suri’s areas of research interest are Indian democracy and political process, politics of public policies, political parties, elections and voting, and state politics in India.

Prof. K.C. SuriProfessor, University of Hyderabad

Professor K.C. Suri teaches at the Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad. Professor Suri’s areas of research interest are Indian democracy and political process, politics of public policies, political parties, elections and voting, and state politics in India.

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Prof. Kham Khan Suan HausingHead, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad

Kham Khan Suan Hausing is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad, India. He is currently also the Head, Department of Political Science, UoH.

Prof. Kham Khan Suan HausingHead, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad

Kham Khan Suan Hausing is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad, India. He is currently also the Head, Department of Political Science, UoH.

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Abhinandan SekhriCo-founder, Newslaundry.com

Abhinandan Sekhri is the co-founder and CEO of Newslaundry, a media critique, news and current affairs website. Before founding Newslaundry, he worked as a producer, director and writer in television and film projects, including Highway on my Plate, which he co-produced and directed; and news-satire show Gustaakhi Maaf.

Abhinandan SekhriCo-founder, Newslaundry.com

Abhinandan Sekhri is the co-founder and CEO of Newslaundry, a media critique, news and current affairs website. Before founding Newslaundry, he worked as a producer, director and writer in television and film projects, including Highway on my Plate, which he co-produced and directed; and news-satire show Gustaakhi Maaf.

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Harish NarasappaCo-founder, Daksh

Harish Narasappa is a lawyer and co-founder of Daksh, a leading civil society organisation working extensively on judicial reforms, among other key areas. He is also a founding partner of the law firm “Samvad Partners”, headquartered in Bengaluru.

Harish NarasappaCo-founder, Daksh

Harish Narasappa is a lawyer and co-founder of Daksh, a leading civil society organisation working extensively on judicial reforms, among other key areas. He is also a founding partner of the law firm “Samvad Partners”, headquartered in Bengaluru.

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Aruna M BahugunaIPS (Retd)

Aruna Bahuguna was formerly the Director, SVP National Police Academy. As the first female IPS officer of AP State, she has served in several notable positions including IG - State Human Rights Commission, and was also the Special Director General, CRPF.

Aruna M BahugunaIPS (Retd)

Aruna Bahuguna was formerly the Director, SVP National Police Academy. As the first female IPS officer of AP State, she has served in several notable positions including IG - State Human Rights Commission, and was also the Special Director General, CRPF.

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Jacob PunnooseIPS (Retd)

Jacob Punnoose is the former DGP, Kerala. He has held several notable positions which include Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, IG Intelligence, Additional DGP - Training, and DG Intelligence.

Jacob PunnooseIPS (Retd)

Jacob Punnoose is the former DGP, Kerala. He has held several notable positions which include Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, IG Intelligence, Additional DGP - Training, and DG Intelligence.

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D.R. KarthikeyanFormer Director, Central Bureau of Investigation

DR Karthikeyan is a former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Director General, National Human Rights Commission. He was also the former Special Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

D.R. KarthikeyanFormer Director, Central Bureau of Investigation

DR Karthikeyan is a former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Director General, National Human Rights Commission. He was also the former Special Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

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M. Mahender ReddyDirector General of Police, Telangana

M. Mahender Reddy is the current Director General of Police (DGP), Telangana. He has previously served as the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, and as a faculty member at the SVP National Police Academy, among other notable positions.

M. Mahender ReddyDirector General of Police, Telangana

M. Mahender Reddy is the current Director General of Police (DGP), Telangana. He has previously served as the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, and as a faculty member at the SVP National Police Academy, among other notable positions.

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K PadmanabhaiahFormer Union Home Secretary

K. Padmanabhaiah is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service. Allocated the Maharashtra cadre, he served in a variety of important positions like Director of Sugar Co-operatives; District Collector, Nashik; Principal Secretary, Planning; Principal Secretary, Finance and Municipal Commissioner of Greater Bombay, before retiring as Home Secretary, Government of India.

K PadmanabhaiahFormer Union Home Secretary

K. Padmanabhaiah is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service. Allocated the Maharashtra cadre, he served in a variety of important positions like Director of Sugar Co-operatives; District Collector, Nashik; Principal Secretary, Planning; Principal Secretary, Finance and Municipal Commissioner of Greater Bombay, before retiring as Home Secretary, Government of India.

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Raj S. KohliChief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police, London

Raj S. Kohli is currently Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police, London (UK).
He joined the Metropolitan Police Service in 1992, and has previously served in various key positions including as Inspector, Chief Inspector and Superintendent.

Raj S. KohliChief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police, London

Raj S. Kohli is currently Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police, London (UK).
He joined the Metropolitan Police Service in 1992, and has previously served in various key positions including as Inspector, Chief Inspector and Superintendent.

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Dr. Ranbir SinghProfessor Emeritus, National Law University, Delhi

Prof. Ranbir Singh is the founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Delhi. Prior to his stint in NLU, Delhi, he was the founder Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR, University of Law. He served as chairperson of the 5-member committee constituted by the Union Home Ministry for a review of the IPC, CrPC, the Evidence Act and the Narcotics Act.

Dr. Ranbir SinghProfessor Emeritus, National Law University, Delhi

Prof. Ranbir Singh is the founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Delhi. Prior to his stint in NLU, Delhi, he was the founder Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR, University of Law. He served as chairperson of the 5-member committee constituted by the Union Home Ministry for a review of the IPC, CrPC, the Evidence Act and the Narcotics Act.

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V. Sudhish PaiLawyer and Jurist

V Sudhish Pai is a visiting Chair Professor - Asutosh Mookerjee Chair, in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. He is a member of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He has also been a Government Advocate at the High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore, and handled some important and sensitive litigation on behalf of the State of Karnataka in the High Court as well as the Supreme Court of India.

V. Sudhish PaiLawyer and Jurist

V Sudhish Pai is a visiting Chair Professor - Asutosh Mookerjee Chair, in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. He is a member of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He has also been a Government Advocate at the High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore, and handled some important and sensitive litigation on behalf of the State of Karnataka in the High Court as well as the Supreme Court of India.

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Dr. Vipul MudgalDirector, Common Cause

Dr. Vipul Mudgal has been a journalist and academic in India, the UK, and South East Asia for over 30 years. He has held senior editorial positions at Hindustan Times, India Today, BBC World Service and Asia Times. He has written extensively on media, democracy and political violence.

Dr. Vipul MudgalDirector, Common Cause

Dr. Vipul Mudgal has been a journalist and academic in India, the UK, and South East Asia for over 30 years. He has held senior editorial positions at Hindustan Times, India Today, BBC World Service and Asia Times. He has written extensively on media, democracy and political violence.

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Hiram E. ChodoshPresident, Claremont McKenna College

Hiram E. Chodosh is the president of Claremont McKenna College, USA. An accomplished leader in several domains, he is widely recognized for his innovations in higher education, scholarship in comparative law, and expertise in international justice reform.

Hiram E. ChodoshPresident, Claremont McKenna College

Hiram E. Chodosh is the president of Claremont McKenna College, USA. An accomplished leader in several domains, he is widely recognized for his innovations in higher education, scholarship in comparative law, and expertise in international justice reform.

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Pradeep S. MehtaFounder Secretary General, Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS)

Pradeep S Mehta is the founder secretary general of the Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International). He has served on several policy making bodies of the Government of India, related to trade, environment and consumer affairs, including the National Advisory Committee on International Trade of the Ministry of Commerce and its working groups.

Pradeep S. MehtaFounder Secretary General, Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS)

Pradeep S Mehta is the founder secretary general of the Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International). He has served on several policy making bodies of the Government of India, related to trade, environment and consumer affairs, including the National Advisory Committee on International Trade of the Ministry of Commerce and its working groups.

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Dr. Duvvuri SubbaraoFormer Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao is an Indian economist, central banker and former civil servant, who was formerly Governor, Reserve Bank of India. Previously, he had been deputed as lead economist in the World Bank from 1999 to 2004. On completion of his term, he was appointed to the Prime Ministers’ Economic Advisory Council from 2005 to 2007 before he was elevated as the Finance Secretary, Government of India.

Dr. Duvvuri SubbaraoFormer Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao is an Indian economist, central banker and former civil servant, who was formerly Governor, Reserve Bank of India. Previously, he had been deputed as lead economist in the World Bank from 1999 to 2004. On completion of his term, he was appointed to the Prime Ministers’ Economic Advisory Council from 2005 to 2007 before he was elevated as the Finance Secretary, Government of India.

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Justice B.N. SrikrishnaFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Bellur Narayanaswamy Srikrishna is an Indian jurist and a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. From 1993–98, he headed the Srikrishna Commission that investigated causes and apportioned blame for the Bombay riots of 1992–93. He is currently the chairman of the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) and also works as an independent arbitrator.

Justice B.N. SrikrishnaFormer Judge, Supreme Court of India

Bellur Narayanaswamy Srikrishna is an Indian jurist and a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. From 1993–98, he headed the Srikrishna Commission that investigated causes and apportioned blame for the Bombay riots of 1992–93. He is currently the chairman of the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) and also works as an independent arbitrator.

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Prof. (Dr.) G Mohan GopalFormer Director, National Judicial Academy

Professor G Mohan Gopal has formerly been the Director, National Judicial Academy and Vice-Chancellor of the National Law School of India, Bangalore. Dr. Gopal currently serves as Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (RGICS).

Prof. (Dr.) G Mohan GopalFormer Director, National Judicial Academy

Professor G Mohan Gopal has formerly been the Director, National Judicial Academy and Vice-Chancellor of the National Law School of India, Bangalore. Dr. Gopal currently serves as Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (RGICS).

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Dr. Rajendra SrivastavaDean, Indian School of Business

Prof. Rajendra Srivastava is the Dean of the Indian School of Business and the Novartis Professor of Marketing strategy and Innovation. He has held several tenured faculty and administrative positions during his career. Before joining the ISB, he was Provost and Deputy President of Academic Affairs at Singapore Management University.

Dr. Rajendra SrivastavaDean, Indian School of Business

Prof. Rajendra Srivastava is the Dean of the Indian School of Business and the Novartis Professor of Marketing strategy and Innovation. He has held several tenured faculty and administrative positions during his career. Before joining the ISB, he was Provost and Deputy President of Academic Affairs at Singapore Management University.

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Prof. Ujjwal Kumar SinghProfessor, University of Delhi

Ujjwal Kumar Singh is Professor in the Department of Political Science in the University of Delhi. He was earlier a Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in Delhi.

Prof. Ujjwal Kumar SinghProfessor, University of Delhi

Ujjwal Kumar Singh is Professor in the Department of Political Science in the University of Delhi. He was earlier a Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in Delhi.

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Rema RajeshwariSuperintendent of Police, Mahabubnagar District, Telangana

Rema Rajeshwari is an Indian Police Service officer, currently serving as SP, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana. She has held various positions since her first assignment in the Police service as an Assault Commander with the ‘Greyhounds’, the elite anti-Naxal force.

Rema RajeshwariSuperintendent of Police, Mahabubnagar District, Telangana

Rema Rajeshwari is an Indian Police Service officer, currently serving as SP, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana. She has held various positions since her first assignment in the Police service as an Assault Commander with the ‘Greyhounds’, the elite anti-Naxal force.

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