Team

Rishabh Shrivastava

Co-founder and Editor-in-chief

Rishabh is a lawyer and writer working on issues of climate change, public health and social justice. He has more than five years of experience in communications, public engagement, media advocacy and editorial roles. Rishabh has delivered projects with the United Nations Development Programme (India), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Indian Institute of Petroleum (GoI), Government of Uttarakhand and Government of Chhattisgarh. Storytelling and content creation are his core strengths. He tweets at @Writer_Rishabh.

Anubhav Kumar

Co-founder | Lead – Law, Projects & Outreach

Anubhav is an advocate, columnist and early career researcher in Comparative Constitutional and Public Law. He is also a contributor to the blog of International Journal of Constitutional Law, ICON-nect and has worked as Research Assistant to various Professors globally and as Fellow with SDC Foundation.

He obtained his LL.M. degree in Constitutional Law from Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad (MNLU) in 2021 & B.A. LL.B (Hons) with Specialization in Energy Laws in 2020 from, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES). Anubhav is a skilled researcher, public speaker and an ardent advocate of liberty, equality and human rights. He has taken various lectures, workshops at different law schools and other organizations on the intersection of law and society. He has published and presented papers at various places of repute such as Constitutional Court of Indonesia. 

Apart from this his work also includes civil transaction, arbitration, international trade, energy and strategic policy consultancy. He can be found tweeting at @iam_anubhav.

Gautam Kumar

Co-founder | Lead – Research and Advocacy

Gautam is an LL.M. candidate in Law and Development at Azim Premji University, Bangalore. He completed his B.A. LL.B. (Hons) with Energy Laws specialisation from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun in 2021. He is interested in questions pertaining to Constitutional Law; Energy and Climate Justice; Law and Popular Culture.

He is an avid reader and a cricket fan. He tweets at @gautamkr_12.

Ekta Sawant

Consulting Editor – Outreach and Partnerships

Ekta Sawant is the Manager – Development & Communications at Oorvani Foundation, a non-profit set up in 2013, that supports public interest journalism and data through reader funding. She has completed her MA Development from Azim Premji University and BA Triple Major in Economics, Political Science and Sociology from Christ University. As a development sector professional, she is interested in urban development, particularly understanding voluntary organisations and civic action groups in Bengaluru, youth empowerment, local governance, and participating in discourses of society.

Shikhar Bhardwaj

Research and Social Media

Shikhar is a 5th year Law student at UPES School of Law, Dehradun pursuing B.A LLB (Hons.) with Specialization in Criminal Laws. His research interest lies in Constitutional and Criminal Law. He has a keen interest in sports. He can be found tweeting at @Shikhar__08.

Utkarsha

Researcher 

Utkarsha is an advocate and currently preparing for civil services. She assists TA in conducting research projects and communication campaigns. She is also heading the Covid Legal Support Network initiative at TA. Her research areas include gender justice, climate change and public administration.