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RGNUL Patiala

23 May 2020

RGNUL Patiala’s finances and its vice-chancellor (VC) Paramjit Jaswal‘s tenure has been under scrutiny from the state’s Higher Education Department, with multiple sources strongly suggesting that Jaswal may have tendered his as-yet unaccepted resignation in response.

09 March 2020

RGNUL Patiala students have been trying in vain for more than eight months to obtain the report in the hard-won inquiry against university staffer SP Singh, with the Punjab and Haryana high court’s Right to Information (RTI) first appellate authority having on 18 February 2020 rejected that it needed to provide the document.

05 December 2019

Several law schools swept up the honours to be named the cleanest universities in the land, at least, according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in its now annual Swachhata Ranking Awards, honouring 48 universities and colleges for being tidy, generally hygienic and having great student-toilet ratios.

21 May 2019

On 14 May, Nalsar Hyerabad vice-chancellor Prof Faizan Mustafa had published a column in the Tribune headlined “NCW has failed our women”, arguing for reform of the National Commission for Women (NCW).

01 May 2019

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has produced a report into RGNUL Patiala, following a fact-finding mission prompted by complaints made by students during their protests against the administration, urging the administration to fix a number of deficiencies.

26 April 2019

Patiala-based additional district and sessions judge Manjot Kaur has begun the judicial inquiry into RGNUL Patiala administrative officer Capt SP Singh, against whom students have alleged multiple allegations of misconduct. However, students have also expressed concerns that the Singh’s likely presence at the proceedings could result in students not being able to share evidence freely, fearing administrative reprisals.

19 March 2019

The RGNUL Patiala administration has agreed to protesting students’ four main demands in writing, putting to an end five days of student protests kicked off by the suspension of six students.

18 March 2019

RGNUL Patiala students have now held a peaceful protest for the fourth night in a row since Friday, after a series of long-standing grievances had remained unaddressed by the administration, coming to a head over the suspension of six students.

26 October 2018

As RGNUL Patiala remains one of several national law universities (NLU) that still do not publish their annual financial statements online, one right to information (RTI) applicant approached the Central Information Commission (CIC) against the law school.

04 April 2018

NLSIU Bangalore continues topping the MPL with 117 points still carried by its early-season Manfred Lachs win, but RGNUL has caught up into second place in the latest round of our MPL 8 wrap, followed by SLS Pune, both above 70 points.

27 March 2018

The Mooting Premier League (MPL) is back with its eighth edition starting a tad late in a streamlined format, but promising much excitement again. This season is sponsored and supported by Memo Pundits, which has done great work in building knowledge in the Indian mooting circuit (more details below).

21 March 2018

NLU Delhi and Nalsar Hyderabad were granted so-called “Class I” autonomy by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which also granted “Class II” autonomy to NLUO Cuttack and RGNUL Patiala among 62 higher education institutes that have been awarded the status, as reported by PTI.

15 February 2018

NLSIU Bangalore earns annual revenues of over Rs 1 crore as fees paid by students admitted under its foreign national quota even though more than 80 per cent of those students were not even schooled outside India, revealed a study by Chirayu Jain published in Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) in December 2017.

09 August 2017

JGLS Sonepat has recruited 25 new faculty, including eight national law university (NLU) graduates, to take its total faculty tally to 140 and that of teachers who are NLU graduates to 44.

07 April 2017

Post some heavy duty performance by the Indian Universities at Stetson and Vis East last week, here’s some desi dose of mooting for our moot court aficionados as we cover the elite Bar Council of India moot 2017 and the newly added NLUO Maritime Arbitration Moot 2017.

02 April 2017

Hot on the heels of GNLU’s spectacular win and a strong pan-India performance at the Stetson moot, the Vis East saw India dominate on a global stage, while Symbiosis Pune continued performing strongly on the national stage.

28 March 2017

Over the last weekend, HNLU Raipur and JGLS Sonepat concluded their flagship moots, while the weekend before, India was represented by NLSIU Bangalore and NUJS Kolkata at the world’s biggest IPR moot hosted by University of Oxford. In the following story we shall be covering the results of HNMCC 2017 and Oxford IPR 2017, as we continue to gather the results of JGLS Technology Law and Policy Moot 2017.

08 March 2017

Despite our last mega-mooting weekend update on Monday, recent mooting action is not yet over.

06 March 2017

The weekend of 3-5 March saw each of Amity Law School Delhi, NUJS Kolkata and NLU Jodhpur organize their flagship moots, with over 100 MPL points awarded to multiple law schools that battled it out for MPL glory.

22 January 2017

RGNUL Patiala lost out to George Washington University Law School in the finals of the 13th Edition of the KK Luthra Memorial National Moot Court Competition on 15th of January.