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Pamasis Law merges with good Mumbai friend Aditya Chopra, becomes PSL • Targets Chandigarh, Ahmedabad next

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“The Rs 1,001 crore initial public offer has received good response from investors, with the issue getting oversubscribed 2.28 times. It was the first IPO by a power exchange in the country.”, reported Moneycontrol. IEX is India’s premier power trading platform and provides an automated platform for physical delivery of electricity, enables efficient price discovery and offers participants the opportunity to trade in a variety of energy products. The issue opened for subscription during October 9-11, with a price band of Rs 1,645-1,650 per share and debuted on the bourses on October 23rd.

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NLIU Bhopal students are celebrating their week-long protest's first “milestone” after it resulted in director Prof SS Singh going on voluntary leave, according to a press note released on the protest's Facebook page.

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Law schools  15 November 2017

NLIU director SS Singh resigns • One week of successful student protests wind down • HC appoints registrar + inquiry

NLIU Bhopal director Prof SS Singh has resigned after a full week of students’ boycott of classes, sitting out at the university gates to peacefully protest alleged administrative apathy.

In-house counsel  15 November 2017

Desai Diwanji Delhi partner Raghav Mathur exits for Dubai hospital in-house

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Law schools  14 November 2017

NLIU protest enters Day 6: Admin gives ‘peanuts’, takes away Rs 4 lakhs

NLIU Bhopal has entered the sixth day of boycotts by students after they refused to accept their administration's offer of fulfilling their demands, calling the handouts too little.

Law firms  13 November 2017

‘No doubt that proceeds of crime’: SC rejects Rohit Tandon bail plea (without prejudice) [READ JUDGMENT]

T&T Law founder Rohit Tandon lost his appeal for bail in the Supreme Court on Friday, and continues to be in jail for almost a year now for alleged money laundering.

Law schools  11 November 2017

NUJS exec council rejects triple-campus expansion plans after students slam idea in 8-page representation

The NUJS Kolkata executive council (EC) has rejected the West Bengal state law ministry and vice chancellor-endorsed Prof Ishwara Bhat’s controversial plan to establish two more campuses of the national law school, we have learned.

Joint Statement by HNLU Raipur, NLUJAA Assam, RMLNLU Lucknow
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Solidarity.pdf   In solidarity with the students of NLIU and for saving the "National Law Universities". On behalf of the Student Bar Association - HNLU, the Stud... Read more

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