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HNLU Raipur

27 November 2018

NUJS Kolkata students staged a campus demonstration yesterday (26 November) to lend voice to national law university (NLU) students’ common demand that NLUs should be given Institute of National Importance (INI) status.

12 October 2018

HNLU Raipur placed 62 out of 150 students graduating their LLB this year, with a number of law firms, companies, policy organisations, LLMs and other places.

08 October 2018

HNLU Raipur chancellor and Bilaspur high court chief justice AK Tripathi visited the law school’s campus yesterday and addressing a gathering of all its students and teachers, saying that “Caesar has already been buried on the 3rd”, referring to the 3 October resignation of HNLU’s former vice chancellor Prof Sukh Pal Singh.

03 October 2018

HNLU Raipur’s chancellor has appointed retired high court judge Justice CB Bajpayee as interim vice chancellor, following the resignation of Prof Sukh Pal Singh in the face of student strikes.

01 October 2018

Word has come in that the embattled HNLU Raipur vice chancellor Sukh Pal Singh has resigned, according to several authoritative student sources, though the official confirmation has not yet been supplied to students.

01 October 2018

At HNLU Raipur 23 students began an indefinite hunger strike at 8am today demanding vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh’s resignation, after six days of peaceful protests and a no-confidence motion signed by almost the entire student body against the VC proved unsuccessful in outing him from the law school.

28 September 2018

HNLU Raipur vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh has sent an open letter to students today saying that “no disciplinary action would be taken against any student” if students call off their resumed silent protests against his reinstatement, after his disqualification by a high court had been stayed by the Supreme Court pending fuller hearings, last week.

26 September 2018

HNLU Raipur students have passed a motion of no confidence and vowed to go on strike again to protest against vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh, who has been reinstated after removal from the post has been stayed by the Supreme Court pending the fuller appeal.

30 August 2018

Student bar associations (SBAs) and similar bodies from NLSIU Bangalore, NUJS Kolkata, Nalsar Hyderabad, NLU Delhi, NLU Jodhpur and NLIU Bhopal have made a joint statement in support of the protesting students of HNLU Raipur and other national law schools to “stand up against the arbitrary and regressive behaviour of their administrations”.

28 August 2018

Large numbers of HNLU Raipur students have been assembled overnight since 10pm yesterday outside of college, following the high court’s ruling that the 2014 extension of their vice chancellor’s tenure had been made illegally, as we had first reported yesterday.

27 August 2018

The re-appointment of Sukh Pal Singh, the vice chancellor of HNLU Raipur, was illegal, the Chhattisgarh high court held today, annulling the 2014 five-year-extension of his term.

07 August 2018

HNLU Raipur may soon adopt a school-song, if its executive council approves of a version submitted for its consideration by the vice chancellor, who paid a professional studio to record it being sung by celebrity professional singers Shaan and Saadhna Sharma.

24 May 2017

HNLU Raipur has released the 2016-17 placement statistics of its recruitment coordination committee (RCC), after a successful year of hunting jobs via PPOs and interviews made on campus and via video-conferencing.

20 February 2017

dated: nowHNLU Raipur saw multiple chicken pox cases on campus last week, but it was business as usual for students and faculty as classes continued alongside free medical check-ups and preventive medication offered to them.

13 February 2017

HNLU Raipur has denied claims of sexism alleged in an anonymous blog post, purportedly by a current student of the law school that went viral on social media.

17 January 2017

Over the 13-15 January weekend, Nalsar Hyderabad defeated Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia to win the tier 5 RLC Saquib Rizvi Memorial Moot Court Competition 2017, now in its eighth edition.

20 May 2016

HNLU Raipur placed almost half of its LLB 2016 graduate class – out of 146 graduates, 10 sat for campus placements and 61 accepted law firm, in house legal department and LPO offers. Seven graduates got jobs with four of the Big 7 law firms.

22 May 2015

HNLU Raipur placed 58 students in this year’s graduating batch of 146 students with corporate and litigation law firms, advocates, legal process outsourcing companies (LPO), government departments and CLAT coaching centres.

10 April 2015

HNLU Raipur vice chancellor (VC) Prof Sukh Pal Singh’s term as VC was renewed until 2020.

21 October 2014

MPL 6: Rocking it.HNLU Raipur has won the 8th Nalsar Justice Bodh Raj Sawhney Memorial Moot Court Competition 2014, besting NLSIU Bangalore.

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