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Veer Singh

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.

12 March 2012

Faizan MustafaExclusive: NLU Cuttack Orissa (NLUO) vice chancellor (VC) professor Faizan Mustafa has been selected to become the VC at Nalsar Hyderabad for the next five years according to four authoritative sources, after the selection committee deliberated until nearly midnight yesterday (11 March).

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.

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.

31 January 2012

image Nalsar Hyderabad vice chancellor Veer Singh has been accused of “favouritism, abuse of authority, gross academic indiscipline and financial irregularities”, by Supreme Court and High Court judges in a report unearthed by state auditors, a copy of which Legally India has unsuccessfully tried to obtain for more than two weeks.

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