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Bimal Patel

03 December 2018

GNLU Gandhinagar has invited applications for the post of director until 24 December as GNLU director Dr Bimal Patel will be retiring from his position after serving at the law school for 10 years in two consecutive terms as director.

21 February 2018

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel and registrar Dr Thomas Mathew appeared before the Gujarat high court today to comply with its 19 February order, following Patel's non-compliance with two previous orders of the high court.

20 February 2018

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel has been asked to appear in person before the Gujarat high court at 11am tomorrow, due to his failure to comply with the high court's orders.

30 October 2017

GNLU Gandhinagar director Dr Bimal Patel has emailed students after more than 50 had coordinated to send him individual emails questioning his choice to discuss drug use on campus directly after two minutes of silence in memory of late GNLU student and Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) scholar Jumika Yeptho.

28 October 2017

At least 50 GNLU Gandhinagar students coordinated to send separate protest emails to director Dr Bimal Patel last night over his unsolicited lecture against drug use during the memorial service for student Jumika Yeptho, who died of tuberculosis meningitis on Thursday.

24 April 2017

GNLU Gandhinagar’s order terminating the appointment of its account officer was unfair, ruled the Gujarat high court last week, ordering GNLU to allow the officer to continue in his post.

20 April 2017

Dozens of GNLU Gandhinagar students walked out of a compulsory nearly-five-hour-long “mind power” session by a motivational speaker yesterday, in protest against the usefulness of the content of the session and against the administration substituting classes with it during exam season.

11 January 2017

GNLU Gandhinagar is back in the Gujarat high court, this time facing its accounts officer’s petition for alleged wrongful termination of employment.

26 September 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel will face a review committee that has been constituted by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to look into allegations of Patel’s opaque faculty recruitments.

08 September 2016

At GNLU Gandhinagar, two students stand to lose a year due to alleged administrative inaction following a retroactive rule change. The students have been detained in the third year of BALLB for the second consecutive year in August 2016, despite the existence of a university regulation enabling them to potentially be promoted this year.£££para£££

28 June 2016

GNLU meets in HC againGNLU Gandhinagar is again in the Gujarat high court, this time as three administrative staff members have alleged that GNLU director Bimal Patel made illegal appointments at the law school.

23 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel emailed all faculty members today with a story of a relative walking 4km, vowing to install a statue of Lord Ganesha in his house, in order to support Patel against “the defamatory news about GNLU in Jaymin Brahmbhatt case”.

14 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar will now complete its disciplinary proceedings against third year LLB student Jaymin Brahmbatt through an external inquiry committee which will decide whether Brahmbatt is guilty of cheating on a university exam. Brahmbatt will be allowed to proceed to the fourth year of LLB pending the enquiry.

13 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar rolled out seats in its second year LLB class, for students of other NLUs, on 24 May but by 7 June, after interested students had already applied for admission the law school rolled back the offer due to objection from the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) committee.

10 June 2016

GNLU Gandhinagar director Bimal Patel is now a member of the Law Commission of India, reported Live Law.

09 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar will not immediately use the new regulations it had enacted to give its director supreme disciplinary powers that are even greater than its executive council (EC).

08 June 2016

GNLUGNLU Gandhinagar transferred the power to punish students allegedly found guilty of prohibited activities and conduct during exams from its executive council to its director.

23 May 2016

33wmtvlaThe Gujarat high court today dismissed GNLU’s letters patent appeal against the high court’s order that had called GNLU an “oligarchy” which “casually” denies its students basic human rights.

05 May 2016

Gandhinagar student has won against the university administration in the Gujarat high court over what the high court termed its “wholly baseless, arbitrary, malafide, unreasonable, illegal” decision to physically frisk and persecute a student after an exam, after wrongly suspecting the student was “hiding something”, and then cancelling that student’s exam result.

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