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Delhi University

05 February 2018

The Delhi University law faculty has removed 43 and added 87 new faculty members in its more-than-one-decade overdue recruitment drive.

12 July 2017

The Delhi University's law faculty's practical immunity to campus violence and vandalism led the Delhi high court to issue stern warnings to the Delhi police yesterday, reported the PTI.

19 May 2017

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has fined the Delhi University’s law centres Rs 30 lakh and capped its total number of seats this year to around 1,000 fewer than last year, for defaulting on the payment of affiliation fees and for lacking in infrastructure, reported the Indian Express.

16 September 2016

Advocate Swathi Sukumar acting for Shamnad Basheer and other legal and social academics, won for a Delhi University photocopying shop in the Delhi high court, which dismissed the copyright suit of three international publishers against it, reported various media.

24 May 2016

Screenshot 2016-05-30 13.05.29NUJS Kolkata, GLC Mumbai and Symbiosis Pune trumped NLSIU Bangalore which was formerly Indian law firms’ favourite law school from which to internally promote partners.

04 January 2016

1ilpscupDelhi University’s (DU) Faculty of Law is still not in the clear 15 months after the Bar Council of India (BCI) first threatened to permanently de-affiliate the 92-year-old establishment for inadequate infrastructure.

15 September 2015

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A Delhi university law student has asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to help curb the rampant misuse of paper in Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) elections which violate Lyngdoh Committee recommendations.

22 August 2015

60 Delhi University law students allege that they had attended an evidence law exam for which they had been marked as absent and having failed according to the mark sheets released recently.

The Hindustan Times reported:

“We had given the examination and now have been marked absent in the Evidence Law paper. When we have taken the examination how can we be marked absent. Now the examination department is asking us to bring the attendance sheet, how will students access it?” questioned Tarun Narang, one of the Campus Law Centre students who was marked failed.

“Now the examination department is also asking us to wait for another 15 days and said they would look into the matter. This is gross negligence of the department and harassment to the students,” said another student.

28 July 2015

Delhi University’s (DU) law colleges are looking at an indefinite delay in beginning recruitment interviews for more than 100 vacant teaching positions the university had advertised on 9 June.

06 May 2015

The Delhi University’s law schools will again undergo inspection by the Bar Council of India (BCI), which will decide if it can approve the use of a single new campus building by the three law centres. DU has also set up a committee to look into its law centres’ shortcomings and report back in three weeks.

05 March 2015

Delhi University (DU) law students should not suffer in the ongoing tussle between the Bar Council of India (BCI) and DU’s law centres over campus infrastructure, said the Delhi high court yesterday.

03 March 2015

CLC DU: CrumblingThe BCI inspection committee that visited Delhi University’s (DU) law schools last year, was of “the firm view” that DU’s three law schools “should be closed down”, the full committee report has revealed.

04 February 2015

Delhi University The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked Delhi University’s law schools to explain by 15 March why they should not be stripped of their accreditation.

18 December 2014

The Bar Council of India (BCI) would submit its report on the possible re-accreditation of Delhi University in the first week of January 2015, the BCI secretary told the Delhi high court today in a writ petition challenging the disaffiliation of Delhi University’s law schools, reported the Economic Times.

12 November 2014

The Bar Council of India (BCI) yesterday notified Delhi University that it’s graduates would be allowed to enroll provisionally as lawyers, in a letter sent under the BCI’s previous chairman Biri Singh Sinsinwar, who was replaced on Saturday by his predecessor Manan Kumar Mishra, reported the PTI.

The letter signed by the BCI secretary said that enrolment would be provisional pending the decision of the BCI’s legal education committee and the BCI’s upcoming executive meeting, after the BCI had decided to derecognise DU’s three law centres in September.

15 October 2014

The Delhi University (DU) has submitted a proposal to the Delhi high court for construction of a single campus for the three law schools under its umbrella that are currently operating from separate buildings, reported The Hindu and others. 

The new building, 75 per cent of which is allegedly ready, will house DU’s three law centres — Campus Law Centre, Law Centre-I and Law Centre-II — adjacent to the faculty of law on the North Campus, next academic session onward.

When a seven-member Bar Council of India (BCI) team visited the law centres for inspection on Tuesday, the Delhi University Students’ Union presented it with a memorandum demanding better infrastructure.

The BCI inspection was pursuant to the university’s application for re-affiliation filed with the BCI after the regulator ordered the rejection of advocate enrolment applications of recent graduates of the university.

The BCI had similarly cracked down on Osmania University and forbade its graduates from enrolling as advocates after the university protested the Rs 1.5 lakh inspection fee demanded by the regulator.

14 October 2014

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today inspected beleagured Delhi University’s three law centres.

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