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Nalsargate

05 March 2013

pem2lamoNalsar Hyderabad has turned a new leaf on the dramatic events of last year that culminated in the resignation of its then-vice chancellor (VC). An investigation by the Andhra Pradesh bar council has now exonerated senior faculty members who were alleged to have enjoyed financial and administrative privileges under the previous administration, while the controversial post of dean of academic affairs has been abolished, and Prof Vijender Kumar has been appointed as registrar.

17 April 2012

Veer Singh: ClearedExclusive: Former Nalsar Hyderabad vice chancellor (VC) professor Veer Singh was given a clean chit by the college’s chancellor in respect of the sexual harassment allegations made against him by Nalsar’s dean of academic affairs professor Amita Dhanda.

20 March 2012

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.

07 March 2012

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

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.

09 February 2012

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

Report on NalsarUntil last Wednesday, an explosive 161-page document prepared by four judges was gathering dust in the office of Nalsar Hyderabad vice chancellor (VC) Veer Singh for nearly four months. Few, if any, had read it and most faculty and students claimed they were unaware even of its existence or any details.

The story of that report is Nalsar’s alone. But this is also a story of academic power struggles, law school management and students caught in between, that will have near-universal parallels in many Indian law schools.

03 February 2012

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

02 February 2012

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.

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