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NLSIU Bangalore

NLSIU Bengaluru is India's first national law university.
19 December 2019

Around 30 NLSIU Bengaluru students had been detained by local police earlier today between 11am to 530pm, alongside NLS professor Kunal Ambasta and (non-NLS) historian Ramachandra Guha, after protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

17 December 2019

Following a joint statement by the elected student representative bodies of eight national law university, opposing a police crackdown on student protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, the NLSIU Bangalore student body as a whole has passed an “unequivocal condemnation” of the police’s “assault on the rule of law, morality and democratic ethos and tradition that is fundamental to dignified living” (see picture above).

01 October 2019

NLSIU vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy has had his hands full since finally joining the college where he had completed his undergrad just over 20 years ago.

30 September 2019

At NLSIU Bangalore’s first convocation under its freshly-baked vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy on Sunday also in attendance, alongside dignitaries galore, was Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman and senior counsel Manan Kumar Mishra, giving a rousing 10-minute speech.

25 September 2019

NLSIU Bangalore finally has a vice chancellor (VC) again in alumnus Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy, more than four months after his predecessor Prof Venkata Rao’s retirement and after the appointment process had faced repeated delays.

23 September 2019

NLSIU Bangalore’s students have called off their three-day-old strike about the delay in appointment of their new vice-chancellor (VC), after alumni are understood to have received an assurance that the relevant Supreme CLourt judges are expecting the process to conclude shortly.

14 September 2019

The NLSIU Alumni Association has sent a letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to request the prompt appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as next vice chancellor of NLSIU Bangalore.

13 September 2019

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has taken the offensive over the (possibly) inexplicable delays in the appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as its new vice chancellor (VC), with students wearing black bands today.

05 September 2019

Shekhar Bobby Saraf, an NLSIU Bangalore 1996 graduate, has been one of five appointed as permanent judge of the Calcutta high court in the latest law ministry notification of judicial appointments.

28 August 2019

In a bid to fix NLSIU Bangalore’s ageing network infrastructure, which had broken down for around two weeks in part of the campus, the administration - still under interim stewardship pending the appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as vice chancellor (VC) - had ‘upgraded’ its internet connections to a new provider.

04 August 2019

Azim Premji University professor, Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy, is overwhelmingly likely to be the next vice chancellor (VC) of NLSIU Bangalore (and the first alumni to take charge at their own alma mater national law school).

31 July 2019

Nigam Nuggehalli, a 1997 NLSIU Bangalore graduate and former visiting professor there, has been appointed as dean of the new BML Munjal University law school.

17 July 2019

“Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah” (Protect dharma and it will protect you) – NLSIU Motto

06 July 2019

NLSIU Bangalore’s executive council (EC) has today decided to delay the decision to select the next vice chancellor (VC), we understand from two authoritative sources.

05 July 2019

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has released a statement to express its wishes in the ongoing vice chancellor (VC) selection process.