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13 April 2012
Law schools

LI and Mint, together every fortnight In today’s edition of Mint: The turf war on legal education between the human resources development (HRD) ministry and the Bar Council of India (BCI) remains unresolved.

28 March 2012
Law schools

LI and Mint, together every fortnightMint exclusive: The Bar Council of India has retained the power to recognize law schools across India, as it emerged from a meeting with the ministry of human resource development (HRD) on Tuesday.

20 March 2012
Law schools

Prof Acharyulu SridharExclusive: Nalsar Hyderabad registrar Dr Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu will be replaced as registrar by Nalsar’s Prof KVS Sarma, Sridhar was told by the college’s vice chancellor’s (VC) office today. The college’s new VC is yet to take up the reins.

12 March 2012
Law schools

Faizan MustafaExclusive: NLU Cuttack Orissa (NLUO) vice chancellor (VC) professor Faizan Mustafa has been selected to become the VC at Nalsar Hyderabad for the next five years according to four authoritative sources, after the selection committee deliberated until nearly midnight yesterday (11 March).

07 March 2012
Law schools

Nalsar Hyderabad Exclusive: Ten contenders for the post of vice chancellor (VC) at Nalsar Hyderabad have been short listed to appear before Nalsar chancellor and Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Madan B Lokur and the VC selection committee.

27 February 2012
Law schools

Veer Singh Exclusive: Retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly and the vice chancellor (VC) of RGNUL Patiala and the director of National Judicial Academy (NJA) Bhopal, have been appointed to the committee to recommend a new vice chancellor (VC) for Nalsar Hyderabad.

21 February 2012
Law schools

JGLS and Indiana, understanding by memorandumJindal Global Law School (JGLS) Sonipat has partnered with Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law in the US to conduct dual degree programmes offering a US Juris Doctorate (JD) in addition to Jindal’s BA LLB or LLB degree, cutting down on the duration of the regular JD course.

09 February 2012
Law schools

Nagarbhavi Justice KT Thomas’ 2009 review of NLSIU Bangalore focused on NLSIU students’ vision and academic issues but stopped short of looking deeper into the books of accounts or administration, unlike the hard-hitting Nalsar Hyderabad judicial inquiry from 2011.

09 February 2012
Law schools

image Exclusive: Nalsar Hyderabad chancellor and Andhra Pradesh Chief Justice Madan B Lokur is seeking nominations to find Nalsar’s next vice chancellor (VC), as current VC Veer Singh has resigned the institution to join as a director of the Chandigarh Judicial Academy, according to several sources.

06 February 2012
Law schools

Looking deeper Legally India has today filed right to information (RTI) requests with India’s seven oldest national law schools, seeking full financial accounts, council meeting minutes and other information.

03 February 2012
Law schools

The college’s public information officers supplied Legally India with a full copy of the 161-page report today via email.

02 February 2012
Law schools

Nalsar Exclusive: Nalsar Hyderabad yesterday responded to Legally India’s Right to Information (RTI) request of 12 January, disclosing part of the highly critical September 2011 report of the three-judge committee headed by Justice Syed Shah Mohammed Quadri investigating the college.

31 January 2012
Law schools

image Nalsar Hyderabad vice chancellor Veer Singh has been accused of “favouritism, abuse of authority, gross academic indiscipline and financial irregularities”, by Supreme Court and High Court judges in a report unearthed by state auditors, a copy of which Legally India has unsuccessfully tried to obtain for more than two weeks.

13 January 2012
Law schools

The Bar Council of India (BCI) will engage a public relations (PR) consultancy and passed a resolution to agitate against the Human Resource Development ministry’s move to take away legal education, which the BCI said was “stealthily trying invite foreign firms”.

04 January 2012
Law schools

GNLU new campus: Shiny and swirlyMore than 800 GNLU Gandhinagar students are moving onto a new 50 acre campus, which once swimming pools and sporting facilities are finished next year will have cost up to Rs 150 crore.

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