Kevin is a Research Fellow at Charkha, Vidhi's Constitutional Law Centre. His research interests primarily include constitutional law, federalism, and various aspects of Centre-State relations. At Vidhi, he has co-authored reports for the Fifteenth Finance Commission, advised the Government of India on issues of law and policy through legal research and legislative drafting, and is working on independent projects in the area of constitutional law. Kevin graduated with a B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur in 2018. He writes regularly for media outlets including the Hindu, Scroll, Firstpost, and the Wire on a range of contemporary issues. He is also an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Multilevel Federalism, Institute of Social Sciences
Indian Federalism Perspectives
Kevin James analyses the actions taken by various authorities in response to COVID-19 over the last several months, and argues that the potential of India's multi-level polity remains under-utilised.
Covid-19 and the Need for Clear Centre-State Roles
India’s current legal framework for tackling public health emergencies is deeply fragmented