Arghya is the Founder and Research Director at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a think-tank that works on law and policy issues. His areas of specialisation are constitutional and administrative law, particularly at the interface of law and technology. At Vidhi, he has played a key role in drafting of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, TRAI’s regulations on differential pricing for data services besides advising the Government of India on several other legislation.
He has served on the High Level Committee on Experts set up by the Government of India to revitalise institutional arbitration in India and currently serves on the Committee established by the Government of India to draft a data protection law.
He is an alumnus of National Law School of India University Bangalore and the University of Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar. While, at Oxford, he completed his D.Phil. on Independence and Accountability of the Indian Higher Judiciary and was a Lecturer in Administrative Law. Drawing on his previous work, he continues to write, both academically and in the popular press on the Supreme Court, Parliament, fundamental rights and federalism. His recent publications have been in The Law Quarterly Review, Public Law, The Hindu and The Times of India.