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NLSIU Bangalore

02 May 2019

The NLSIU Bangalore Anti Ragging Squad Committee has upheld a complaint made about ‘major misconduct’ of ragging in 2017-18 by a senior student against a junior student of the law school.

19 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students have landed a record 44 jobs after Day Zero and Day One of recruitment for careers beginning in 2020, across most of the large law firms and companies.

17 April 2019

Indian Supreme Court lawyers Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy, both also NLSIU Bangalore graduates, have been selected for the prestigious US-based TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people of 2019, cited in particular for their work in overturning section 377.

12 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students gathered for a show of solidarity yesterday to encourage the administration to improve mental health infrastructure and awareness on campus, following the purported second student suicide in just over two years, as well as a Student Bar Association (SBA) campaign to investigate underlying causes.

06 April 2019

Two months after we had first reported about the formation of the search committee to find a new NLSIU Bangalore vice chancellor (VC), it has now published its call for applications for the much sought-after role.

02 April 2019

Following last month’s second suicide at NLSIU Bangalore in just over two years, the Student Bar Association (SBA) has produced a groundbreaking report that has revealed extremely worrying statistics and trends about life and academic pressures particularly at NLS, but also at other elite national law universities (NLU).

27 March 2019

Judicial appointments from law firms (and from NLSIU Bangalore) are beginning to come thick and fast these days (relatively speaking), no doubt reflecting the growing maturity of both in India’s legal system.

19 March 2019

A third-year student at NLSIU Bangalore, Kanishk Bharti, has taken his own life over the weekend, making this the second suicide at India’s oldest national law school a little over two years.

06 February 2019

NLSIU Bangalore vice chancellor (VC) Prof Venkata Rao is due to retire on 10 May 2019 and a search committee has been formed to find his successor, though it has not yet met, according to authoritative sources.

11 January 2019

White & Case London partner and illustrious NLSIU Bangalore alumnus Dipen Sabharwal has been bestowed the prestigious Queen’s Counsel (QC) tag by the bar of England & Wales.

18 December 2018

NLSIU Bangalore 2004 alumnus Ankit Kashyap was promoted to partner at Sidley Austin Singapore, in its latest round of 30 partner promotions.

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.

14 October 2018

Khaitan & Co has hired NLSIU Bangalore associate professor and chair of the undergraduate council Rahul Singh as a partner for its competition practice.

12 October 2018

NLSIU Bangalore students have posted several new accounts and allegations of sexual harassment and assault by other students on the law school’s virtual internal noticeboard over the last week.

05 October 2018

The National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) has completed its assessment of NLSIU Bangalore, awarding it an A grade but a lower composite score than Nalsar Hyderabad, NLU Delhi, RGNUL Patiala and NLUO Cuttack, while Jindal Global University scored a 3.26.

27 August 2018

NLSIU Bangalore has been embroiled in an internal plagiarism row, when a professor allegedly copied up to 48% of a report that formed part of its National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) submissions, from a number of websites.

28 June 2018

However, NLSIU’s unequivocal lead has started crumbling a tiny bit: while last year, only three of the top 50 all India ranks did not pick Bangalore, this year NLSIU ‘lost’ 10 in the top 50: ranks 6, 11, 15, 32, 38, 42-46, 52, 63 and 65 did not opt for NLSIU in the general list.

17 May 2018

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata student associations have come out in support of the thousands of candidates aggrieved each year by technical errors in the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), in a joint statement.

14 May 2018

NLSIU Bangalore Prof V Vijayakumar will be appointed as NLIU Bhopal’s vice chancellor (VC) on Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh high court announced yesterday, finally putting an end to the long-winding saga of administrative uncertainty at the law school.

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