About Us

The Indian Jurist is a legal news and analysis portal, which aims to be your one stop resource point for all your needs with regard to developments in the legal sphere. We intend to extensively cover legal news, resources and developments from the Supreme Court and High Courts, updates from law firms and in house legal departments of corporate, legislative updates and from law schools across the country. We aim to be the first point of reference for practising advocates, researchers and academicians, law students and everyone connected with or interested in the field of law. We are committed to provide our readers prompt up-to-date and accurate reports, opinions and updates with comprehensive coverage.

The Team

Raghul Sudheesh – Honorary Editor 

Raghul Sudheesh is a lawyer and journalist with more than six years’ experience in the digital media. He graduated in law from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi and pursued Master of Laws in Administrative Law from the University of Kerala. Raghul is most known for his interviews with His Holiness Kesavananda Bharati and Prof. George Gadbois. He is currently practicing in the High Court of Kerala.

Aparna Appaiah – Managing Editor

Aparna graduated in law from ILS Law College, Pune in 2013. She has practiced before the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Bombay. She has also assisted the Advocate General for the State of Karnataka. Prior to joining The Indian Jurist, she was part of the litigation team at Tatva Legal Mumbai.

Shayesta Nazir – Correspondent

Shayesta Nazir has done B.A. LL.B. (Honours) and LL.M. (Criminal Laws). She loves activism to its very bone. She is passionate about legal journalism besides being interested in reading, writing, blogging, litigation and research.

Naazish Fatima – Correspondent

Naazish Fatima is a graduate in law from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and is currently pursuing her LLM from AMU. She has been an intern in the Supreme Court Of India. She has also been an active volunteer for various social awareness programmes and is a part of an NGO which works on various awareness campaigns for education and health of children.

Kajal Sonawala – Correspondent

Kajal Sonawala is enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Bihar since 2016 and has been practicing before trial court since then. She graduated with B.B.A LL.B (Hons) from the School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar having specialization in Criminal Law in 2015. She finished her Master’s in Law in Human Rights from National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2016. She is passionate about advocacy and activism. She loves writing and reading besides raising social awareness.