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Ishwara Bhat

23 August 2018

NUJS Kolkata acting registrar Madhumati Mishra resigned from the post last week, after completed nearly three months at the law school, in an interim appointment that had only been meant to last two months.

04 July 2018

Prof Ishwara Bhat has joined the Karnataka State Law University as vice chancellor, after having resigned as VC from NUJS Kolkata under student pressure in April.

09 April 2018

CNLU Patna students reconvened again, after the suspension of their protests against Ishwara Bhat’s appointment as vice-chancellor (VC) of the law school, to push for the removal of the law school’s registrar this weekend.

07 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata has a new interim vice chancellor (VC), retired Calcutta high court judge and former SAT chairman Amit Talukdar, following the resignation of previous VC Prof Ishwara Bhat.

30 March 2018

It’s the very early hours of Wednesday morning, and Prof Ishwara Bhat is awake. The NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) has barely three hours remaining until the students’ 9:00am, 28 March 2018 ultimatum calling for his resignation before the “passive” protest is scheduled to turn into an “active” one.

28 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat, who had been offered the same job at CNLU Patna, has resigned today, after the students’ ultimatum calling for his resignation expired at 9am today.

27 March 2018

Thanks to the reader who has shared with us this morsel that made us chuckle, apparently from a very recent administrative law paper at NLSIU Bangalore.

26 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat, who has been impeded since last week from joining CNLU Patna as VC by protesting CNLU students, is now facing an ultimatum by the NUJS student body to resign from NUJS this week.

24 March 2018

The student juridical association (SJA) has obtained a copy from vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat of the 56-page long-buried and long-overdue report by the statutory review commission.

20 March 2018

CNLU Patna students won a first small concession today in their fight opposing the appointment of NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat to head up their institution, suspending their protests for two days, according to two student sources.

19 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat's appointment to the post of CNLU Patna's VC has sparked a campus lock down protest at CNLU, uniting students within 24 hours of us having first published the news of Bhat's selection to lead the Bihar law college.

15 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat, who was hugely unpopular with its student body will be CNLU Patna’s new VC, having applied for the post shortly after NUJS had its first ever judicial review commission and four years before his term was due to end.

12 February 2018

NUJS Kolkata students have filed Right to Information (RTI) requests for the report of the law school's 16-years-overdue review, as the administration has not made the report public even two months after it was submitted to the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

24 November 2017

NUJS Kolkata has offered to help the West Bengal state government set up the 21st and 22nd national law universities (NLU) in India, reported The Telegraph.

21 September 2017

NUJS Kolkata's vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat now has a second loss-of-confidence petition signed against him by the law school's student body in his career of six years at the helm at the West Bengal national law school.

08 August 2017

Female students of NUJS Kolkata have alleged being harassed, including sexually, on campus by male staff who also have access to video footage of them through Close Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV) that had been installed by the administration.

19 June 2017

Much like NLSIU Bangalore several months ago, NUJS Kolkata too has finally advertised to fill its vacant professorial positions, including the intellectual property (IPR) chair professor post that has been empty for more than three years after its former IPR chair Prof Shamnad Basheer had resigned.

16 May 2017

NUJS Kolkata has installed CCTV cameras throughout its campus, though the the law school’s vice chancellor (VC) and registrar could not confirm the exact number or cost of the measure.

28 March 2017

The judiciary-appointed review commission of NUJS Kolkata, which was signed off on by NUJS’s ex-chancellor and ex-Chief Justice of India (CJI) TS Thakur in November 2016, remains 16-years overdue and has not been signed off on yet.

25 January 2017

NUJS Kolkata banned film shooting on campus, after alleged complaints to the administration from faculty and students for disturbance caused by the shooting of a Bhojpuri film inside the Salt Lake law school.

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