Sushant Sinha’s lonely crusade

A computer scientist at Michigan created a website to make the law accessible to every Indian. Over a decade later, he is still waging his one-man war.

It was the Mercedes parked outside his home that raised his suspicions. No one he knew well enough to invite home had a Mercedes. It was late one muggy monsoon evening in 2013, and he had just returned from work. His wife came home early that evening. 

Climbing the stairs to his apartment, he tried to recall if he had scheduled any appointments. Or if any of their friends or relatives were due that day. He couldn’t remember any such commitments. Who could it be? Why hadn’t they called beforehand? What was so pressing that they could not wait until …


Pradip K. Saha

Pradip is a co-founder at The Morning Context and leads our newsletters vertical. He has previously worked at The Ken as a staff writer, at Mint as an assistant features editor and the Deccan Chronicle as a copy editor. He works with a slew of expert newsletter writers across subjects and domains. His own writing spans the gig economy, farmers caught in the crossfire of technology, global warming and parents trapped in the edtech wave. Some of his best stories have come at the intersection of technology and human endeavour.

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