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01 Oct

Meet Our New Student Welfare Officer | Sunita Prabhu

1. Tell us more about yourself, your background, and your interests. I am from the coastal city of Mangalore. However, I was born in Bombay and was educated in Bombay & Goa. I am a…

30 Sep

Acknowledging 14 Years of Dedicated Service | Usha D S

Hailing from Bengaluru, Ms. Usha graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Bangalore University. During her time at NLS, she worked under the leadership of three Vice-Chancellors – Prof. A Jayagovind, Prof. R Venkata…

29 Sep

Alumni Feature | Chetan Bhardwaj Receives Gold Medal for Best Outgoing Student in the MBL programme

1. What was your reaction on being awarded the Late P.K. Das Memorial Gold Medal for the Best Outgoing Student in the MBL programme for AY 2021-22? It set off a chain reaction for me,…

29 Sep

Bridge Course Programme | November 2022

NLSIU announces one/two year Bar Council of India Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign law degrees. Candidates who have been permitted by the Bar Council of India to pursue the Bridge Course at…

27 Sep

NLSIU Announces the Allen & Overy Scholarships

NLSIU is delighted to introduce the Allen & Overy Scholarships commencing in the Academic Year 2022-23. The Scholarships have been instituted with the support of global law firm, Allen & Overy, which recently signed an…

23 Sep

Call for Applications | Bengaluru Police Training Programme

NLSIU invites applications for roles in its new Training Programme in collaboration with the Bengaluru City Police (BCP). The two-year programme will conduct training for all personnel belonging to the BCP on issues of gender…

21 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | Urban Undesirables: City Transition and Street-Based Sex Work in Bangalore

NLSIU invites you to this week’s faculty seminar on “Urban Undesirables: City Transition and Street-Based Sex Work in Bangalore”. Speakers Dr. Anant Kamath, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore; and Dr. Neethi P.,…

21 Sep

Dr. Ashna Singh’s Comic Doodle Chosen as Winning Entry at the Policy Doodling Competition

NLSIU Faculty Member Ashna Singh‘s comic doodle titled ‘The Science of Equity’ has been chosen as the winning entry at the ‘Policy Doodling Competition‘ organised by the public policy think tank, Centre for Civil Society….

21 Sep

What the Bangalore Floods tell us about our Democracy | Article by Dr. Sushmita Pati

NLSIU faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati‘s article titled “What the Bangalore Floods tell us about our Democracy” has been published in the journal magazine ‘The India Forum’ on September 18, 2022. The article is a…

21 Sep

Call for Applications | Director – Campus Life

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

20 Sep

Meet Our New Faculty | Gauri Pillai

1. Can you tell us more about yourself? I graduated with a BA LLB (Hons.) from the National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata. I then read for a Bachelor of Civil Law at the University…

15 Sep

Call for Applications | Communications Intern

NLSIU invites applications for interning at the Communications Office of the University. This is a paid internship based out of the NLSIU campus in Bangalore. The internship may be for a duration of 3-6 months…

14 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | The Global Seed Commons, Digital Sequence Information and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. What is at stake?

NLSIU invites you to this week’s faculty seminar by Dr. Christine Frison, FNRS postdoctoral researcher (Law Faculty, UCLouvain) and Associate Research Fellow (University of Antwerp & Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, Montreal, Canada) on…

10 Sep

Call for Applications | Internships & Placement Officer

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10 Sep

Call for Applications | Manager – Admissions

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09 Sep

Call for Quotations | Architectural Firms Empanelment

NLSIU has developed a Campus Redevelopment Plan for NLSIU and proposes to implement this plan in phases. In this regard, sealed quotations from reputed Architects/Architectural Firms are invited for the purpose of empanelment on the…

08 Sep

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Workshop on Data Sharing for Good Health & Well-Being: India’s Way Forward to Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 3

NLSIU, in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and BML Munjal University, is organising a workshop titled ‘Data Sharing for Good Health & Well-Being: India’s Way Forward to Achieving Sustainable Development…

06 Sep

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30th Annual Convocation | 2022

About the Event As the COVID pandemic impacted nearly every aspect of daily life and prevented large events/gatherings, the University was forced to conduct its Convocation virtually for two years in a row during 2020…

06 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | Right to Bail under UAPA: Emerging Jurisprudence from the Appellate Courts in India

This week’s Faculty Seminar will focus on the paper ‘Right to Bail under UAPA: Emerging Jurisprudence from the Appellate Courts in India.’ Speaker: Radhika Chitkara, Visiting Assistant Professor, NLSIU About the Paper: India’s primary anti-terror…

05 Sep

Call for Tenders | Proposed Extension of Learning Centre

National Law School of India University invites tenders in the prescribed form from Reputed Contractors for executing the Proposed Extension of Learning Centre (Second, Third, Fourth , Fifth & Terrace floor), NLSIU campus Campus, Bangalore….

05 Sep

Recommendation and Comments on the draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities

The Law and Society Committee NLSIU in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub and Harvard Law School Project on Disability conducted a virtual policy consultation on the draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities…

03 Sep

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Rajasthani Folk Music Performance by Janaab Bhungar Khan Manganiyar and Troupe at NLS

After a gap of two years, we are pleased to announce the return of the collaboration between the Cultural and Fine Arts Committee and the SPIC MACAY Foundation! This year, we are proud to present…

02 Sep

Call for Applications | Legal Officer

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

30 Aug

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Call for Papers | International Virtual Conference on New Facets of Consumer Protection

The Chair for Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU) invites papers for the International Conference on ‘New Facets on Consumer Protection Challenges and the Way Forward.’ About the…

24 Aug

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Panel Discussion | The 377 Journey: Archives, Activism and the Law

Queer Archive for Memory Reflection and Activism (QAMRA) Archival Project at NLSIU invites you to their first on-campus event – a panel discussion on ‘The 377 Journey: Archives, Activism and the Law’ on Saturday, August…

24 Aug

NLSIU Registrar Prof. N S Nigam on ‘Careers in Law’ | The Hindu Education Plus

Read what NLSIU Registrar Prof. N S Nigam has to say about law as a career option in the present context as he reflects on the newly emerging areas within the field of law that…

24 Aug

Report on Plenary Workshop on Digital Public Records | Srijoni Sen & Trishi Jindal

The Digital Public Records Project at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore organised a Plenary Workshop on Digital Public Records on April 8-9, 2022. The Workshop aimed at assembling a select group…

23 Aug

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Open Mic/Poetry Reading at NLSIU Campus

With the term about half-way through, we thought it will be fun for the NLS community to gather for an informal open mic/ poetry reading in the New Academic Block. As a new space on…

22 Aug

Meet Our New SBA Co-Presidents! | AY 2022-23

We congratulate our new Co-presidents of the Student Bar Association for the Academic Year 2022-23 – Girija Bhosale, fifth year BA LLB (Hons) student, and Manthan D, fourth year BA LLB (Hons) student. The SBA…

17 Aug

MPP Students Win Mock Policy Roundtable Competition

We are delighted to share that our students from the Master’s Programme in Public Policy have won the Mock Policy Roundtable Competition organised by the Centre for Civil Society (CCS) and DST- Centre for Policy…

17 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Presumed Guilty by Law? Crime, Regulation and the Making of the Domestic Servant in Late 18th and Early 19th Century Madras

This week’s faculty seminar will be delivered by Vidhya Raveendranathan on the paper titled ‘Presumed Guilty by Law? Crime, Regulation and the Making of the Domestic Servant in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Madras.’…

16 Aug

Call for Applications | Manager – People and Culture

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13 Aug

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | November 2022 Term

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from November 2, 2022 to Jan 27, 2023. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours of classroom engagement. These…

11 Aug

Call for Applications | Research Positions – Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is looking for exceptional candidates to join their team and be a part of the project on Strengthening nutrition…

08 Aug

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Gold of Words: Sultans and Sufis on Money in Persian Literature

NLSIU invites you to our public lecture on ‘The Gold of Words: Sultans and Sufis on Money in Persian Literature’ this Thursday at 5 PM. Speaker Prashant Keshavmurthy, Associate Professor, McGill University, Canada. Abstract The…

03 Aug

Call for Applications | Student Welfare Officers

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01 Aug

Admission for Online and Hybrid Programmes 2022-2023 Open!

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), invites applications for admission to the following Programmes through Online and Hybrid Programmes mode for the Academic year 2022-2023. 1. Master of Business Laws Programme (MBL) [Two…

30 Jul

Call for Applications | Research Assistant at CLAP (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids), NLSIU

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites applications under its Research Project on Tobacco Control for the position of full-time ‘Research Assistant’ from interested candidates who have…

30 Jul

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Many Lives of Land

NLSIU invites you to our next public lecture titled “Many lives of land” on August 5, 2022 at 5 PM. The lecture will take place at Room 201 of the New Academic Block on campus….

27 Jul

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Faculty Seminar | Teaching as Practice: Lessons from our Classrooms

As part of our Faculty Seminar series, we are attempting something different this week. We bring together faculty from two courses, Constitutional Law and Sociology to throw open the question of teaching methods and pedagogy….

27 Jul

Call for Applications | Chief Operating Officer

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27 Jul

Call for Applications | Chief Technology Officer

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26 Jul

Call for Applications | Research Associates (Project on Pre-Trial Processes in India & Preventive Detention in Karnataka)

NLSIU is undertaking two criminal justice-related research projects with the support of the Thakur Foundation, for which it invites online applications for two positions of Research Associate. Research Associates will work on these projects under…

26 Jul

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The Case of Tibet: International Law and United Nations | Talk by Dr. Lobsang Sangay

The University is hosting a talk on ‘The Case of Tibet: International Law and United Nations’ by Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the former Sikyong (the democratically elected leader) of the Central Tibetan Administration on Friday, 29…

22 Jul

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Sushmita Pati in Conversation with Gautam Bhan | IIHS City Scripts

NLSIU Faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati will be discussing her book ‘Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi’ at the Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), Bengaluru City Campus on July 22,…

22 Jul

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NLS-MEA Public Lecture | The Challenges and Opportunities of a Rules-Based Order: India and the WTO

NLSIU invites you to the public lecture on “The Challenges and opportunities of a rules-based order: India and the WTO” on 22nd July at 5 pm. This lecture is being organised as part of the…

20 Jul

Faculty Seminar | Reposing ‘Faith’ in Gender Equality: Mapping the Consequences of the Sabarimala case for Religious Freedom and Gender Equality in India

NLSIU invites you to this week’s faculty seminar by Ms. Megha Mehta, Visiting Assistant Professor, NLSIU on “Reposing ‘Faith’ in Gender Equality: Mapping the Consequences of the Sabarimala case for Religious Freedom and Gender Equality…

19 Jul

26ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law

National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites entries for the 26ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law. Participants in this pan-India essay competition stand a chance to win the prestigious H.M. Seervai…

18 Jul

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National Consultation on Proposed Changes to Environmental Laws in India

The Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU in collaboration with Environment Support Group, Bangalore is organising a national consultation to respond to the proposed changes to the environmental laws in India on 18th July, 2022. The…

15 Jul

Five Years in a Row! NLSIU Ranked #1 Law School in NIRF Rankings

On July 15, 2022, Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan released the National Institutional Ranking Framework results for 2022 in New Delhi. We are extremely happy to share that NLSIU has retained it’s No. 1 Ranking…

13 Jul

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Faculty Seminar | Co-producing India’s National DNA Data Bank: Bio-legality and the Question of Privacy

Speaker: Dr. Manpreet Singh Dhillon, Academic Fellow, NLSIU Abstract: DNA databases have become part of the governance of crime in sixty countries, and the project is expanding across the globe with many more countries building…

12 Jul

Introducing the First Cohort of The P.A. Sangma Fellowship!

DILSHAD AHMAD NLS MPP 2022 Hailing from Patna, Dilshad’s curiosity to learn tech-enabled solutions to pressing problems motivated him to pursue Engineering at People’s University in Bhopal. Having worked in the Infrastructure sector for a…

12 Jul

Meet Our New Students | LLM Programme

Malika Jain Malika hails from Gwalior, MP and graduated with a BA LLB degree from Amity University, Madhya Pradesh. In 2017, she had appeared for CLAT-UG examination. While she secured admission in other Universities, she…

12 Jul

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Celebrating 10 Years | BA LLB (Hons) Batch of 2011

Re-starting a tradition delayed due to the Covid-19 lockdowns, this Saturday, NLSIU will be hosting a campus reunion for alumni celebrating 10 years of their graduation from the University. The BA LLB (Hons) batch of…

11 Jul

Call for Applications | Admin Assistant – Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is looking for a full-time Admin Assistant to join their team. Required Qualifications Graduate degree in any discipline from…

08 Jul

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Good Jobs Challenge in Developing Countries: What Can Be Done About It?

NLSIU invites you to our next Public Lecture on “The Good Jobs Challenge in Developing Countries: What Can Be Done About It?.” Speaker Prof. Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER and Professor. Global Development Institute, University of…

08 Jul

Call for Applications | Manager – Communications

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

07 Jul

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Arul Scaria

Can you tell us more about yourself and your background? I was privileged to be born in a family which believed that books are the best investments in life! My parents still own and live…

04 Jul

Orientation 2022

After a gap of two years, we are excited to conduct our Orientation Programme on campus this new Academic Year! We look forward to welcoming a new cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students including the…

30 Jun

Reflections | Capturing Experiences of Our Outgoing Public Policy Students

Abhishek Krishnamurthy Master’s Programme in Public Policy Reflections | Exploring passion and building upon ambition: I will never forget the feeling of awe that overcame me during my first day (albeit virtual) as a student…

30 Jun

Reflections | Capturing Experiences of Our Outgoing Law Students

Sajith Anjickal BA LLB (Hons) Reflections | A journey of growth over five years: The BA LLB (Hons) programme was an enriching and empowering experience for me and these five years at NLS has been…

29 Jun

Call for Applications | Manager – Professional & Continuing Education (PACE)

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29 Jun

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Virtual Policy Consultation on the draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities

The Law and Society Committee NLSIU in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub invite you to be part of a virtual policy consultation on the draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities this Friday,…

28 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Sahana Ramesh

Can you tell us more about yourself and your background? I grew up in Bangalore where I did my entire schooling. I went on to complete my BA LLB (Hons) degree from the National University…

24 Jun

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AILET | Instruction for Candidates at NLSIU Test Centre

Please find below the instruction for candidates appearing for NLU-Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) at the NLSIU Test Centre: Candidates must enter the NLSIU campus through Gate 1. Entry and exit for vehicles…

23 Jun

Admission to the Research Degree Programmes 2022-23

Admission to the Ph.D. Programme for 2022-23 has been completed. The following candidates have been provisionally selected for admission to the Programmes mentioned against their Roll Numbers: 3011110021 – Ph.D (Law) 3014140059 – Ph.D (Law)…

21 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Betsy Rajasingh

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I am from Chennai, where I did my schooling before graduating with a BA in English Literature from Stella Maris College. Subsequently, I entered law school topping…

21 Jun

Revisiting Kartar Singh v. State of Punjab: Procedural Exceptions and Fair Trial under Anti-Terror Laws | Radhika Chitkara

Radhika Chitkara’s article “Revisiting Kartar Singh v. State of Punjab: Procedural Exceptions and Fair Trial under Anti-Terror Laws,” has been published in the current special issue of the Jindal Global Law Review on Law/ Crisis….

21 Jun

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NLSIU Faculty Prof. Abdul Aziz to Deliver Lecture on “Inclusive Development of Minorities in Karnataka”

Professor Abdul Aziz, Chair Professor, Religious Minorities, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru will be delivering the Ninth Golden Jubilee Lecture organised by the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru. The lecture titled…

21 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Ashna Singh

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? My family hails from Uttar Pradesh but due to my father’s job in the Indian Railways, I lived in various cities while growing up, and primarily in…

20 Jun

Call for Quotations | Supply and Installation of CCTV Camera with Accessories

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Supply and instalļation of CCTV Camera with Accessories at NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Description of Work Supply and installation of CCTV Camera with…

20 Jun

Call for Quotations |Library Redevelopment work at NLSIU Campus

he National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University established under the National Law School of India Act, 1986, imparting legal education. Email quotations for “LIBRARY REDEVELOPMENT WORK AT NLSIU CAMPUS” are hereby…

19 Jun

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CLAT 2022 Latest Updates | Karnataka Region

Welcome to CLAT 2022! The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country….

19 Jun

Call for Quotations | Supply of items for Pantry for Hostels

National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Supply of items for Pantry for Hostels” from eligible contractors. Description of Work Supply of items for Pantry for Hostel Date of Issue of…

15 Jun

Prof. V. S. Mallar Memorial Legal Aid Competition 2022

The Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU, under the aegis of the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, is organising the Prof. V. S. Mallar Memorial…

14 Jun

RBI Recognises NLSIU’s Support on Regulatory Reform

In 2021, NLSIU had announced a collaboration between its Regulatory Governance Project and RBI’s Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0) in streamlining and rationalising the RBI’s regulatory functions. The Reserve Bank of India’s RRA 2.0 was…

10 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Sanjay Jain

Ahead of a new Academic Year, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Sanjay Shrikant Jain who has joined NLSIU as Professor of Law. He has a vast teaching experience of 25 years across institutions including…

09 Jun

NLS Grad Shraddha Gome Secures 60th Rank in UPSC Results

We are happy to announce that yet another NLS graduate Shraddha Gome, NLS BA LLB 2018, has secured an all India rank of 60 in the Civil Services Examination 2021. The 26-year-old alum, who cleared…

08 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Rinku Lamba

  Can you tell us more about yourself and your work? I earned my B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College, and MA and M.Phil degrees from the Centre for Political Studies…

07 Jun

Call for Quotations | Supply of Furniture at the New Academic Block

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites email quotations for the “Supply of Furniture for ground floor and basement at New Academic block” from eligible contractors. The intending Bidder shall submit the quotes for…

07 Jun

Call for Quotations | Supply of Mattress for Hostels

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Supply of Mattress for Hostels” at NLSIU from eligible contractors. The intending Bidder shall submit the quotes for the enclosed specifications and Quote sheet. (Annexure…

06 Jun

Justices of the Supreme Court of Nepal Visit NLSIU campus

Justices of the Supreme Court of Nepal, Justice Hari Phuyal and Justice Nahakul Subedi, visited the NLSIU campus for a talk on ‘Constitutional developments in Nepal’ on June 2, 2022. Justice Phuyal is an NLS…

04 Jun

Call for Applications | Director – Clinics

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02 Jun

NLS Grad Avinash V Secures 31st Rank in UPSC Results

  Please tell us about your background, and what inspired you to take up civil services. I am from Davangere Karnataka. Prior to joining NLS, I completed my schooling and pre-university from Davan College in…

31 May

Call for Applications | Manager – Fundraising

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31 May

Call for Applications | Student Welfare Officers

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

30 May

A Bouquet of Choices: Exploring Electives at NLSIU

In addition to the core courses taught at NLSIU, we offer a range of elective courses to allow our students to explore their areas of interest in a systematic and comprehensive manner. This enables students…

26 May

Advertisement for the Position of Manager – Finance

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26 May

Call for Applications | Office Assistant Positions

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25 May

Faculty Seminar | A Life of Contradictions: Group Inequality and Socio-Economic Rights in the Indian Constitution

Our next faculty seminar will be held on the topic ‘A Life of Contradictions: Group Inequality and Socio-Economic Rights in the Indian Constitution’ on May 4, 2022. Speaker: Dr. Aparna Chandra, Associate Professor of Law,…

19 May

Call for Quotations | Supply of Furniture to Boys and Girls Hostels at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites sealed quotations for the supply of furniture (Tables, Chairs, Wardrobes and Cots) for the Boys and Girls Hostels from eligible bidders. Date of Issue of Quotation:…

18 May

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Faculty Seminar | Hidden in Plain Sight- The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 as a Guide to Evidence Law Reform

Speaker: Mr. Kunal Ambasta, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU Abstract: The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 was one of the first attempts at reducing the law of evidence to a set of clear and comprehensive provisions,…

18 May

Call for Applications | Chief People Officer

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17 May

Univ Week! | May 2022

As per tradition, NLSIU’s Univ Week kickstarted this week with with students of each batch gearing up to show off their creative talent in order to win the prestigious “Cul-Shield”. Being one of the most…

16 May

Alumni Feature | Living the Teaching Dream: Dr. Gitanjali Ghosh

For someone who always wanted to become a teacher, Gitanjali Ghosh created a multidecadal pathway for herself to achieve her dreams and stayed on it till she achieved it. She completed her LLM (2014) and…

14 May

National Law School Debate | XIX Edition

The Literary and Debating Society, a student run committee of NLSIU, conducted the 19th edition of their flagship event, the National Law School Debate on campus in the first week of May. The NLSD was…

11 May

Call for Applications | Accountant (Procurement)

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11 May

Call for Applications | Accountant

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09 May

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Can we Really Devise Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Different from the Regular Procedures of Civil Trial Envisaged in the CPC? A Study of the Consumer Protection statutes

This faculty seminar is being held on May 11, 2022 at 4.30 PM. Speaker Dr. Nanda Kishore, Visiting Faculty, NLSIU Abstract The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, is often commended as a piece of legislation…

09 May

MPP Students Win IIT Kanpur’s Public Policy Hackathon

We are extremely happy to share that our students from the MPP Programme have been declared winners of Lok Niti, the Public Policy Hackathon organised by IIT Kanpur. Lokniti by IIT Kanpur was organised as…

06 May

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | July 2022

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from July 4, 2022 to Sep 30, 2022. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours of classroom engagement. These…

05 May

Strawberry Fields | 25th Edition!

The strawberry season at NLSIU kicked off with a stellar line up of artists and some incredible performances this year. The Event Management Committee (EMC) of NLSIU organised the landmark 25th edition of its flagship…

04 May

Call for Applications | Visiting Faculty – Academic Year 2022-23

The University invites bright and motivated applicants for the position of Visiting Faculty on a contractual basis, up to one year commencing from 1st July 2022. The visiting faculty will teach on one or more…

02 May

Volume 17 (2) of the Socio-Legal Review Published Online

We are happy to announce that Volume 17 (2) of the Socio-Legal Review has now been published online. Due to the pandemic, the Journal has been released online, prior to the hard copy publication. The…

29 Apr

Call for Applications | Information Technology (IT) Consultant at NLSIU

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28 Apr

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NLS Public Lecture Series | The Indian Jail Committee 1919-20 and International Penology

NLSIU invites you to the Public Lecture on “The Indian Jail Committee 1919-20 and International Penology: Too advanced, too American, too expensive?” on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Speaker: Radhika Singha, Professor (Retired), Centre for Historical…

27 Apr

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The Evolution of the Right to Property in India: From a Law and Development Perspective

This faculty seminar is being held on April 27, 2022 at 4.30 PM. Speaker: Ms. Rashmi Venkatesan, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU Abstract: Property Rights are contentious in any jurisdiction. But the right to property…

26 Apr

In the News | Dr. Dakshina Chandra Writes for Frontline magazine

Dr. Dakshina Chandra’s article titled “Tribunals of conflict: Need for model of conduct for adjudicators” has been published in the Frontline magazine. Dakshina is Research Fellow working with the Regulatory Governance Project at the University….

22 Apr

P A Sangma Fellowship | Applications Open!

We are happy to announce that the applications for the P A Sangma Fellowship are now open! The P. A. Sangma Fellowship for Legal and Policy Research is a fellowship by the Government of Meghalaya…

22 Apr

Strawberry Fields 2022 | April 23 & 24

The 25th edition of Strawberry Fields is here! And this year, the event is back in its original offline format at the NLSIU campus on April 23 and 24, 2022. Strawberry Fields is the the…

21 Apr

Alumnus Contributes to University Infrastructure Development

National Law School of India University is grateful to alumnus Mrinal Chandran (BA LLB 2000) for his contribution towards infrastructure development at the University. On pledging the contribution, Mrinal said, “NLSIU has played a huge…

20 Apr

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NLS Public Lecture Series | The EU Data Producer’s Right – An Instructive Obituary

Speaker Prof. Dev Gangjee, University of Oxford Abstract Data is increasingly recognised as one of the most valuable resources of the 21st century. Its value derives from its use in machine learning algorithms, a form of…

19 Apr

Meet Our Academic Fellows for 2022-24!

NLSIU is excited to welcome its first cohort of the Academic Fellowship programme for 2022-24! The University’s Fellowship programme will allow Fellows to (i) assist NLSIU faculty on research projects and policy interventions, and (ii)…

18 Apr

Call for Applications | Social Worker, Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is looking for exceptional candidates to join their team and be a part of the Enabling Access to Justice…

18 Apr

NLSIU Student Wins 2021 Hugh Owen Prize

We are pleased to announce that Manhar Bansal, first year BA LLB (Hons) student of NLSIU, was declared the winner of the 2021 Hugh Owen Prize for his essay titled ‘Fragment, Fantasy, History: Towards Newer…

11 Apr

Bridge Course Programme | July 2022

NLSIU announces one/two year Bar Council of India Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign law degrees. Candidates who have been permitted by the Bar Council of India to pursue the Bridge Course at…

11 Apr

NLSIU students vs. PepsiCo. | State Commission Upholds District Forum Order

NLSIU congratulates Adithya Banavar (NLS BA LLB 2011), Abhimanyu Kampani (NLS BA LLB 2011), Aubrey Lyngdoh (NLS BA LLB 2011), Lakshmi Nair (NLS BA LLB 2013), and Ashwini Obulesh (NLS BA LLB 2013) on their…

06 Apr

Event

The Evolution of the Right to Property in India: From a Law and Development Perspective

This faculty seminar is on April 06, 2022 at 4.30 PM. Speaker Ms. Rashmi Venkatesan, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU   Abstract Property Rights are contentious in any jurisdiction. But the right to property in…

06 Apr

All about Dr. Sushmita Pati’s Upcoming Book | Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi

We are happy to announce that NLSIU faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati will soon be releasing her book titled ‘Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi.’ The book is scheduled for release…

05 Apr

NLSIU Announces Project on Issues in Pre-Trial Processes

NLSIU is excited to announce a research project on issues in pre-trial processes in India. The project, supported by Thakur Foundation, is being led by Dr. Mrinal Satish, Professor of Law, NLSIU. The project focuses…

05 Apr

NLSIU Signs MoU with Meghalaya Government to offer Fellowships for Legal and Policy Research

The National Law School of India University signed an MoU with the Government of Meghalaya on Monday, to jointly offer Fellowships for Legal and Policy Research. The one-year fellowship will allow NLSIU graduates to work…

05 Apr

Call for Applications | Assistant Manager (Academic Administration) – Consultant

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

02 Apr

NLSIU in the News | Race to the Bottom for Gig Workers

Commenting on the current 10-minute food delivery issue, NLSIU’s Centre for Labour Studies recently reflected on the unreasonable pressure that a 10-minute delivery might put on delivery partners. The article titled ‘Race to the bottom…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Glad to have Made the Choice: Sharada Srinivasan on Taking the Public Policy Route

Shifting career paths at a crucial juncture is never an easy decision, especially when you’re an engineer in India. But Sharada Srinivasan (MPP 2016) did it with conviction against prejudices and pressure, only to land…

31 Mar

Call for Quotations | Signages and way finding works

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for “Signages and way finding works” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 31.3.2022 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00 PM on…

30 Mar

Event

Faculty Seminar | Reconsidering SEBI Disgorgement

This faculty seminar is being held on March 30, 2022 at 4.30 PM. Speakers: Renuka Sane, Associate Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy S. Vivek, Research Fellow, Regulatory Governance Project, NLSIU…

30 Mar

Health Coaching at NLSIU

The University is working with a Health Coach and Nutritionist for the current trimester. She will be available on campus on Wednesdays & Thursdays for one-on-one consulting sessions regarding health and nutrition at the Learning…

29 Mar

Event

Guest Lecture | The Constitutional Responsibility of Judges Today

The National Law School of India University is organising a guest lecture on ‘The Constitutional Responsibility of Judges Today’ by Prof Timothy Endicott, the Vinerian Professor of English Law, Faculty of Law, Oxford University on…

29 Mar

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Swami Vivekananda’s Defense of Religion as a Science

This Public Lecture is on the topic “Swami Vivekananda’s Defense of Religion as a Science.” The event will be held in Room 202 of the Old Academic Block at the NLSIU campus. Those who are…

28 Mar

Call for Papers | International Conference on Chanakya’s Philosophy and its Relevance to the 21st Century

National Law School of India University, in partnership with Chanakya University, Bengaluru; Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru; Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics University, Bengaluru; India Knowledge Systems Division, Ministry of Education,…

23 Mar

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War

The lecture will be delivered on March 23, 2022 on the topic ‘Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War.’ Speaker: Prof. Samuel Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of…

20 Mar

Holi, Shab-e-Baraat & Hola Mohalla Celebrations at NLSIU

A riot of colours, some delicious food, music that got us moving to the beat, and lots of merriment – this pretty much summed up the mood at NLSIU in the weekend. As part of…

19 Mar

Health Centre Moves to a New Space on Campus

NLSIU’s Health Centre, which was previously located near the Learning Centre, has recently shifted to a new premises behind the Training Centre. The Centre was set up to attend to immediate necessities of healthcare and…

18 Mar

NLSIU Opens New In-House Creche

The University’s efforts at inclusivity include active wellbeing measures for the overall NLSIU community. As one of these inclusivity measures, the University is pleased to announce the opening of the in-house Crèche to benefit both…

16 Mar

NLSIU Donates Desks to Government Schools

As a step toward contributing to Government school education in Bengaluru South district, the National Law School of India University donated over 140 desks on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. These desks will be used to…

15 Mar

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Whole Numbers and Half Truths: What Data Can and Cannot Tell us About Modern India

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to ‘Whole Numbers and Half Truths: What Data Can and Cannot Tell us About Modern India’ on March 17, 2022 at 5 PM. About the speaker The speaker,…

15 Mar

Faculty Seminar | Climate-Change Induced Displacement and Rights-Based Protection: Need for a Sui Generis Convention

The Faculty Seminar will be held on March 16, 2022 at 04:30 PM Speaker Dr. Saurabh Bhattacharjee, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU Abstract The proposed paper identifies the existing gaps in the international legal framework….

12 Mar

NLSIU successfully wraps up First Alumni Giving Month

NLSIU ran its first alumni Giving Month campaign during February 2022, as an initiative to communicate updates on recent developments at the University to essential stakeholders, our alumni. We envisage Giving Month as an annual…

12 Mar

Call for Quotations | Centralised Laundromat Service

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for a “Centralized Laundromat service” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 12.03.2022 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00 PM on 20.3.2022…

09 Mar

Faculty Seminar | Liberty After Freedom: A History of Article 21, Due Process and the Constitution of India

The faculty seminar was held on March 9, 2022. Speaker Rohan J Alva, Counsel, Supreme Court of India Abstract The talk is based on Rohan J Alva’s recent book, Liberty After Freedom, which explores the origins…

07 Mar

NLSIU Announces Shri Ray Sharda Ranjan Prasad Scholarship

NLSIU is happy to announce the ‘Shri Ray Sharda Ranjan Prasad Scholarship’, set up by alumna Swarnika Prasad Kashyap, BA LLB 2005, in memory of her father. The scholarship of Rs 15 lakh will cover…

07 Mar

“Admitting women is just the first step. Is NDA really ready for female cadets?” | Article by Prerna Dhoop & Vandana Dhoop

The article titled “Admitting women is just the first step. Is NDA really ready for female cadets?” is authored by NLS Faculty member Prerna Dhoop and Vandana Dhoop, Independent Consultant, and has been featured on…

07 Mar

“How Did West Bengal Perform in the ‘Firecracker Ban Test’ Amid COVID-19?” | Article by Prerna Dhoop & Vandana Dhoop

This article “How Did West Bengal Perform in the ‘Firecracker Ban Test’ Amid COVID-19?” is authored by NLS Faculty member Prerna Dhoop and Vandana Dhoop, Independent Consultant, and was published in Economic & Political Weekly,…

07 Mar

“New Avatar of Gender Based Violence against Muslim Women” | Article by Prerna Dhoop & Vandana Dhoop

The article titled “New Avatar of Gender Based Violence against Muslim Women” is authored by Prerna Dhoop and Vandana Dhoop, and was published in the Deccan Herald in January 2022. Abstract: This piece analyses the…

05 Mar

Alumni Feature | Litigation is my calling: Animesh Sharma

Animesh Sharma, BA LLB 2008, discovered his penchant for the law early in life. While he was keen on taking up the legal profession, which was rather common in his city, he was determined to…

26 Feb

Giving Month | Giving Back – A Bridge that connects Alumni with NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper into a…

25 Feb

Giving Month | Financial Aid for LLB programmes at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper into a…

23 Feb

Giving Month | Advanced Degrees at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper into a…

21 Feb

Giving Month | NLSIU’s Commitment to Student Financial Aid

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper into…

19 Feb

Giving Month | Inclusivity and Diversity at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper into…

17 Feb

Giving Month | Reducing Barriers: Accessibility at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

15 Feb

Event

Roundtable On Trade Secret Protection in India: Road Map for a Legislation

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) along with the Chair on Intellectual Property Rights and CIPRA, NLSIU, is organising a Round Table on ‘Trade…

14 Feb

Giving Month | Pathways To Sustainability at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

11 Feb

Class of 2004 Contributes Rs 15 Lakhs towards the New Academic Block

National Law School of India University is grateful to the Class of 2004 for their contribution of Rs 15 lakhs towards the New Academic Block. The contribution is made in memory of their classmate Ajoy…

10 Feb

Giving Month | Academic Block: Through The Years

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on a…

09 Feb

Giving Month | Infrastructural Upgrades on the NLSIU Campus

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

07 Feb

Giving Month | Highlights of NLSIU’s Revised Master Plan

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on a…

05 Feb

Alumni Feature | Sriraj Venkatasamy’s journey of perseverance

From a small town near Madurai, where people may not even be aware of the National Law School, to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Sriraj Venkatasamy’s journey via Nagarbhavi is best described as a…

04 Feb

Giving Month | Building NLSIU’s Teaching and Research Capacity

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on a…

03 Feb

Giving Month | Strengthening Access To Legal Scholarship

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

03 Feb

NLSIU’s Distance Education Department is now Professional And Continuing Education (“PACE”)

In recognition of its mission to promote excellence in legal education, and to broaden access to the highest standards of learning in the law for all, the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (the…

02 Feb

Giving Month | Research Degrees at NLSIU: Nurturing Top Legal Researchers

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

01 Feb

News

NLSIU Registrar Dr. Nigam Nuggehalli Appointed on GOI Panel

We congratulate Dr. Nigam Nuggehalli, Registrar, NLSIU, who has been appointed by the Government of India as a member of the Approving Panel for implementation of General Anti Avoidance Rulings (GAAR). The three-member statutory committee…

01 Feb

Call For Quotations | Provision of RFID-Based Smart Card Digital ID Solutions System

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites sealed quotations for the provision of RFID-based smart card digital ID solutions system from eligible bidders. Date of Issue of Quotation: 01.02.2022 Last Date for Submission:…

01 Feb

Call for Quotations | Civil Empanelment

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for the below work for the purpose of empanelment on the University’s approved list for the next three years. Categories of Work: Civil &…

01 Feb

Call for Quotations | Annual Maintenance Contract Empanelment

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations from reputed vendors for Annual Maintenance Contract for the purpose of empanelment on the University’s approved list for the next 3 years. Category of…

31 Jan

Giving Month | Research at NLSIU

Giving Month is an initiative to provide the alumni community updates on key initiatives at NLSIU, and invite their support in jointly achieving the University’s development goals. Each week of February will delve deeper on…

31 Jan

Call For Quotations | Covering Sheet Above Roof Near Football Ground

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites sealed quotations from eligible contractors for the below work at NLSIU: Description of Work: Covering Sheet above the roof near the football ground at NLSIU Date of…

31 Jan

Call for Quotations | Repair and Renovation of Hostel Mess

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites sealed quotations from eligible contractors for the below work at NLSIU: Description of Work: Repair and renovation of boys’ hostel mess block, first floor Date of Issue…

31 Jan

Call for Quotations | Painting and Miscellaneous Work at Proposed Creche

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites sealed quotations from eligible contractors for the below work at NLSIU: Description of Work: Painting and civil miscellaneous work at proposed creche Date of Issue of Quotation:31.01.2022…

29 Jan

Launching Alumni Giving Month 2022

With the Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25, NLSIU has expanded its student, staff and faculty numbers, added new academic programmes and commenced infrastructure projects to accommodate this expanded community. As key stakeholders of this institution,…

27 Jan

NLSIU Introduces ‘Hindustan Unilever Scholarship’ from AY 2022-23

NLSIU is excited to announce the ‘Hindustan Unilever Scholarship’ starting Academic Year 2022-23. The scholarship, instituted with the support of HUL, will provide financial support of Rs 85 lakhs to deserving scholars admitted to NLSIU’s…

27 Jan

Faculty Seminar | Open Courts and the Regulatory Framework for Judicial Data

The Faculty Seminar will be held on January 27, 2022. The paper is authored by Aakansha Mishra and Sidharth Mandrekar Rao (DAKSH). Speakers Aakanksha Mishra, Dual Qualified Attorney (India and New York) | Law and…

27 Jan

Faculty Seminar | Open Courts and the Regulatory Framework for Judicial Data Copy

The Faculty Seminar will be held on January 27, 2022. The paper is authored by Aakansha Mishra and Sidharth Mandrekar Rao (DAKSH). Speakers Aakanksha Mishra, Dual Qualified Attorney (India and New York) | Law and…

27 Jan

Call for Applications | Project on Role of Women in Karnataka Police

NLSIU invites applications for the role of Junior Fellows for its project on the ‘Role of Women in Karnataka Police’. The year-long project seeks to conduct empirical studies to understand the current status of women…

25 Jan

What Did NLSIU Read in 2021? | Part III

Anwesha Ghosh Title: Animal Intimacies: Beastly Love in the Himalayas Author: Radhika Govindrajan Why it was my best read in 2021: A cultural anthropologist by training, Govindrajan is interested in studying the multiform relationships forged…

22 Jan

Call for Applications | Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is looking for exceptional candidates to join their team and be a part of the Enabling Access to Justice…

19 Jan

In the News | Dr Sushmita Pati writes on the ongoing sit-in at ITI for Deccan Herald

Not bothered by ITI workers’ plight? One day soon, it could be yours, too   With the ongoing ITI sit-in having completed nearly 50 days, Dr Sushmita Pati Assistant Professor, Social Science, NLSIU, wrote on…

19 Jan

Faculty Seminar | Knocking on the Doors: India’s Challenges in Accessing Legal Services

The Faculty Seminar will be held on January 19, 2022. The paper is authored by Varsha Aithala, Doctoral Candidate, NLSIU; and Karthik Suresh, Candidate for the European Master in Law and Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam,…

14 Jan

Call for Applications | Faculty Recruitment

National Law School of India University invites applications for various faculty positions. About NLSIU The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 and is a premier institution for legal excellence in…

14 Jan

What Did NLSIU Read in 2021? | Part II

Dr. Saurabh Bhattacharjee Title: No Land’s People Author: Abhishek Saha Why this is my pick: No Land’s People by Abhishek Saha is one of the most important books to be published in 2021, not just…

10 Jan

Call For Quotations | Facility Works for Laundry

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University invites sealed quotations for “Facility Works for Laundry including Civil , Electrical , Plumbing and Sanitary work at NLSIU” from eligible contractors, subject to…

08 Jan

News

What Did NLSIU Read In 2021? | Part I

Part I of the Series:   Dr. Sushmita Pati Book Title: The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis Author: Amitav Ghosh Why this is my pick: The book begins with the violent conquest…

06 Jan

NLSIU Team Declared Runner-Up at Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot

We are happy to share that the team representing NLSIU was declared runner-up at the prestigious Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2021. Since its inception by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL)…

05 Jan

Alumni Feature | Prof. T T Arvind, Head of York Law School

In his own words: Prof. T T Arvind’s journey so far… I was born in Chennai, grew up in Mumbai, and spent my teenage years abroad before returning to India for my Class XI and…

24 Dec

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | March 2022

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from March 7, 2022 to May 27, 2022. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours of classroom engagement. These…

22 Dec

Faculty Seminar | Cartel Leniency Program in India – Why No Race Here?

The Faculty Seminar will be held on December 22, 2021. The paper is authored by Prof (Dr.) T.S. Somashekar, Professor of Economics, NLSIU, and Praveen Tripathi, Assistant Professor, School of Law, Bennett University. Speaker Prof…

22 Dec

Call For Quotations | Printers & Suppliers of Office Stationery and Computer Cartridge

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU’) is a University established under the National Law School of India Act, 1986, imparting legal education. Sealed quotations from reputed printers and suppliers of Office Stationery and…

18 Dec

Queer Archive for Memory Reflection and Activism Now Open!

NLSIU is happy to announce that the Queer Archive for Memory Reflection and Activism (QAMRA) is now open at the ground floor of the Sri Narayan Rao Melgiri Memorial National Law Library. The archive is…

17 Dec

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Double Feminist Book Salon

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to ‘Double Feminist Book Salon’ on 17th December 2021 from 5 PM to 6.30 PM. About the speakers Dr. Srila Roy, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Witswatersrand, and…

17 Dec

NLSIU’s Cyber Law and Forensics Centre Receives DSCI Award | Excellence in Capacity Building of Law Enforcement Agencies

NLSIU’s Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws and Forensics (ACRDTCLF) was presented with the ‘Excellence in capacity building of law enforcement agencies on cybercrimes, cyberlaws and digital forensics by Academia’ award….

17 Dec

Call For Applications | Academic Fellow – NLSIU’s Fellowship Programme

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

16 Dec

Call For Tenders | New Academic Block

National Law School of India University invites tenders in the prescribed form from Reputed Interior Contractors for executing Classroom Interior Works of New Academic Block, NLSIU Campus, Bangalore. Time for Completion in months (Including monsoon):…

15 Dec

Faculty Seminar | Mapping the Elements of an Ambedkarite Jurisprudence

The Faculty Seminar on ‘Mapping the elements of an Ambedkarite jurisprudence’ will be held on December 15, 2021. Speaker Arvind Narrain, Visiting Faculty, NLSIU Abstract According to Prof. Upendra Baxi, Ambedkar was ‘ritually celebrated’ even…

14 Dec

Call For Applications | Visiting Faculty – Economics

We invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Visiting Faculty in Economics. Qualifications Masters Degree in Economics Candidate with a PhD degree or those enrolled as PhD candidates would be preferred Proficiency in…

13 Dec

NLSIU Announces Thakur Scholars for 2021-2024

NLSIU is happy to announce that the Thakur Foundation Scholarships in Public Health & the Law has been awarded to Shreya Shree, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU, and Jasoon Chelat, Research Associate at Centre for…

11 Dec

NLSIU Announces Project for the Second Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission

NLSIU is undertaking a short-term research project for the Second Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission (KARC-2) to review the efficacy and implementation of the Karnataka State Dispute Resolution Policy. The Commission is constituted by the Government…

11 Dec

Prof (Dr.) N Jayaram awarded Indian Sociological Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020-21

We congratulate NLS Visiting Professor, Prof (Dr.) N Jayaram, for being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2020-2021 by the Indian Sociological Society (ISS) . The award was presented to Dr. Jayaram in view of his…

10 Dec

Call for Papers | International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice, Vol.10, 2022 SCOPUS | UGC CARE Indexed Journal

I. About International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India….

08 Dec

Call for Applications | Part-Time Graphic Designer & Video Editor

National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications for the role of Part-time Graphic Designer and Video Editor for a University promotion and marketing campaign. About NLSIU The National Law School of India University…

06 Dec

NLSIU Team Declared Runner-Up At Cross Examination Moot 2021

The three-member team representing NLSIU was declared as the Runner-up at the World Finals of the Cross Examination Moot 2021. The team members, Darsan Guruvayurappan, Devansh Kaushik, and Vasu Aggarwal, are currently in their fourth…

04 Dec

Alumni Feature | Sanjukta Sikdar: A Law Student Turned Chef-Entrepreneur

A bitter argument with her parents may have landed her at the gates of NLSIU, but the time she spent here put her in the driver’s seat of a career ride that realised her lifelong…

02 Dec

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Politics of Expendability: State Suppression of Police Workers in India

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘The Politics of Expendability: State Suppression of Police Workers in India’ by Prof. Beatrice Jauregui on December 8, 2021 at 6 pm. About the…

01 Dec

Faculty Seminar | The Meld Model: The Holy Grail of Indian Corporate Jurisprudence

The Faculty Seminar will be held on December 1, 2021. Speaker Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU Abstract A popular quip about theory and practice goes on the lines set out below. Theory: everything…

01 Dec

Acknowledging 30 Years of Dedicated Service | Prof (Dr) M K Ramesh

About Him: Prof M K Ramesh joined NLSIU in June 1992 and also served as the University Vice-Chancellor between Aug 1, 2019 and Sep 25, 2019. He has teaching experience of over 40 years, and…

26 Nov

Meet Our People & Culture Officer | Anjali Varma

Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your background? I grew up in a town that is considered India’s first melting pot – the steel city of Jamshedpur. I spent all my…

25 Nov

Meet Our Journals Editor | Nishtha Vadehra

Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your background? I have spent most of my life in Delhi, where I finished both my school and college education. In the final year of…

24 Nov

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Dimapur Matters

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘Dimapur Matters’ by Dolly Kikon and Duncan McDuie-Ra on November 24, 2021 at 3 pm. About the speakers Dolly Kikon is an anthropologist. She…

24 Nov

Call for Quotations | Renovation/Upgradation of the canteen area at NLSIU

National Law School of India University invites sealed quotations for “Renovation/ Upgradation of the existing canteen area” from eligible contractors at NLSIU campus. Date of Issue of Quotation: 24.11.2021 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00…

18 Nov

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality’ by Prof. Simon Chesterman. The talk will take place on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 5.00…

17 Nov

Faculty Seminar | Studying cyber crime awareness and victimisation among female students and IT professionals in Karnataka – An Overview of the Research Methodology

The Faculty Seminar was held on 17th November, 2021. Speaker Tasneem Deo is Visiting Faculty at NLSIU and is currently a doctoral student at Yale Law School. Abstract Tasneem presented aspects of a study being…

17 Nov

What’s New on Campus this Term?

In November 2021, the NLSIU campus re-opened for its students after a long gap of over 18 months. In light of the COVID Pandemic, the University has undertaken several measures to upgrade the campus facilities…

16 Nov

NLSIU Announces Dr N. R. Madhava Menon Scholars for 2021-24

NLSIU is happy to announce the recipients of the Dr N.R. Madhava Menon Scholarship for 2021-24 – Mr Kunal Ambasta and Ms Radhika Chitkara. About The Scholarship The scholarship honours the University’s Director-Founder Dr N….

16 Nov

November 2021 Term | Back To Campus!

From quiet classrooms, deserted corridors, empty basketball courts and football grounds that had become the norm for over a year, the NLSIU campus has donned a different look this term. With students pouring back to…

16 Nov

Call For Quotations | Supply and Installation of Cross Link Fence for the Sports Field

The National Law School of India University invites quotations for supply and installation of cross link fence with gate around the sports field at the NLSIU campus. Date of Issue of Quotation: 16.11.2021 Last Date…

15 Nov

Call for Applications | Social Workers at Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for two social workers for a Project on Enabling Access to Justice for Children in Juvenile…

15 Nov

Call for Applications | Research Associate at Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Research Associate for a Project on Enabling Access to Justice for Children in Juvenile…

15 Nov

Call for Applications | Project Director at Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Project Director to lead the Project on Enabling Access to Justice for Children in…

15 Nov

Call for Applications | Full time Lawyer at Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Lawyer for a Project on Enabling Access to Justice for Children in Juvenile Justice…

12 Nov

Event

Do leaders need scholars? Epistemic Crisis in Policy Practice | A panel discussion at NASPPA South Asian Conference

The panel discussion is part of the NASPPA South Asian Conference being held from November 12-14, 2021. Time: 14.30-16.00 (Dhaka Time) Panel Organiser: Sony Pellissery, Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU Panelists: Sachin Tiwari, Disha Ranjan,…

12 Nov

NLSIU Announces Col. Prakash Manik Bhat Memorial Scholarship

NLSIU announces the Col. Prakash Manik Bhat Memorial Scholarship, instituted with the support of Aditya Vikram Bhat, NLS ‘LLB 2003, in memory of his father Col. Prakash Manik Bhat who passed on earlier this year….

12 Nov

Call For Tenders | Selection of Service Provider for IT Infrastructure Managed Services

National Law School of India University invites tenders from reputed IT service providers to submit proposals for the selection of service provider for IT infrastructure managed services. EMD: 25,000 Contract Period: 3 years Interested bidders…

11 Nov

Call For Tenders | Supply and Installation of Active Components at NLSIU Campus

National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites tenders from reputed firms for installation and supply of active components (Switches, Access Points, etc) for all the blocks at NLSIU. EMD: 1,00,000/ Time for completion: 45…

11 Nov

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Coding Nature’s Code

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘ Coding Nature’s Code‘ by Prof. Katharina Pistor. The event will take place on Thursday, October 11, 2021 from 5.00 PM to 6.00 PM….

10 Nov

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | The ‘Economy’ in Indian Politics: Some Inter-disciplinary Reflections

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘The ‘Economy’ in Indian Politics: Some Inter-disciplinary Reflections‘ by Prathama Banerjee. The talk will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2021 from 5.00 PM…

09 Nov

The NLS Public Lecture Series | November 2021

NLSIU is excited to host its Public Lecture Series with several new speakers who will be reflecting on a number of issues in November 2021. Nov 10, 2021 TOPIC – The ‘Economy’ in Indian Politics:…

09 Nov

NLSIU Launches ‘The NLS Blog’

We are excited to launch The NLS Blog, a platform that publishes original research by faculty and research scholars at NLSIU. The Blog will consolidate research and analysis in various fields and is a part…

06 Nov

Call For Applications | Visiting Faculty for Property Law

NLSIU invites bright and motivated applicants for the position of Visiting Faculty in Property Law. Qualification Masters Degree in Law Candidate with a PhD degree or those enrolled as PhD candidates would be preferred Proficiency…

02 Nov

NLSIU announces Ajoy Halder THB Scholarship

The class of 2004 has instituted the Ajoy Halder THB Scholarship at NLSIU, in memory of their classmate, who passed away earlier this year due to COVID-19. The University lauds their efforts and contribution of…

31 Oct

29th Annual Convocation | October 31, 2021

Congratulations Batch of 2021! The 29th Annual Convocation of NLSIU was held on October 31, 2021 at 11 am. Due to the COVID Pandemic, the Convocation ceremony was held virtually. This year, 865 degrees and…

26 Oct

Call For Tenders | Optical Fiber Installation for Internet Connectivity at NLSIU

National Law School of India University invites tenders from reputed firms for Optical Fiber Installation for Internet Connectivity for the entire NLSIU Campus. EMD: Rs. 1,00,000/ Estimated time for completion: 20 days Bid validity period:…

25 Oct

NLSIU to Host Queer Archive for Memory, Reflection and Activism

The National Law School of India University has signed an MoU with the Archive for Memory and Education Trust (AME) to host the Queer Archive for Memory, Reflection and Activism (QAMRA) project at the NLSIU…

23 Oct

Event

The Law and Technology Society’s National Debate Competition

The Law and Technology Society is organising its National Debate Competition on October 23 and 24, 2021. About The Organisers: The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, Bangalore is a group committed to exploring the…

22 Oct

Teaching Associate | Torts

In order to facilitate a course for a batch of 120 students in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme, we invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Teaching Associate in Torts. Qualifications: Masters Degree…

21 Oct

Call for Papers | NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Special Issue on Fintech

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2022. The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming special issue on Financial Technology (‘FinTech’) Please send in your submissions before February 28, 2022…

08 Oct

Call For Applications | Full-Time Secretarial Assistant, Human Rights Lawyering Project

The Human Rights Lawyering Project (HRLP), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Secretarial Assistant to join the Human Rights Lawyering Project at NLSIU in Bangalore. Duration: Three years…

07 Oct

News

CCL Commences Phase II of ‘Bread for the World’ Project

The Centre for Child and the Law, National Law School of India University, commenced the second phase of the ‘Bread for the World’ project on October 1, 2021. The project seeks to ensure food security…

05 Oct

Call for Applications | Human Resources Consultant

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the University has consistently been the undoubted leader in legal education…

05 Oct

Call For Quotations | Supply and Installation of Hybrid Solar & Heat Pump System at NLSIU

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) invites sealed quotations for the work of “Supply and Installation of Hybrid Solar & Heat Pump System at NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation:…

04 Oct

Reflections | One year of the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship

It has been one year since NLSIU introduced its first ever scholarship for PhD students – the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship. The Doctoral Scholarship, funded by GE India, is a three-year programme that…

02 Oct

Event

Prayer Meeting | Sat-Chit-Aananda

Prayer meetings were an important part of Mahatma Gandhi’s life to celebrate the importance of all religions and faiths. To commemorate these ideals of Gandhiji, the alumni and participants of the Public Policy Programme of NLSIU are organising a…

29 Sep

Call for Applications | Editor, Journals

NLSIU invites applications for the role of Editor, Journals. The Editor will be responsible for anchoring research, writing, editorial and publication support for NLSIU’s faculty and research centres. The role is full-time, based out of…

29 Sep

Faculty Seminar | Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study

This Faculty Seminar was held on 29th September, 2021. Speaker Dr. Aparna Chandra, Associate Professor, NLSIU Abstract The Report, authored by Aparna Chandra, Mrinal Satish, Shreya Shree and Mini Saxena, is a result of a…

28 Sep

Call for Quotations | Facilities Management Services at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University invites sealed quotations for the provision of “Facilities Management Services at NLSIU” from eligible Service Providers. Description of Work: Facilities Management Services including Security, Housekeeping, Hospitality and maintenance…

28 Sep

Featured In The Media | Dr N S Nigam

NLSIU’s Registrar Dr N S Nigam was recently interviewed by the All India Radio in a two-part feature covering the University as one of the prominent institutions of Higher Education. The Kannada programme, which highlights…

27 Sep

Meet Our New Faculty Member | Dr Arun K Thiruvengadam

Can you tell us about yourself/your background? Let me start by saying that an interview of this sort is unusual for me, but I appreciate that this will allow students, staff and faculty colleagues to…

27 Sep

Call for Applications | Project on Role of Women in Karnataka Police

NLSIU invites applications for two roles in its project on the ‘Role of Women in Karnataka Police’. The year-long project seeks to conduct primary research to understand the current status of women in police. About…

27 Sep

Call for Applications | Field Investigator at Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Field Investigator for a short term Project on the Impact of Prohibition of Child…

27 Sep

Call for Applications | Full-Time Researcher at Centre for Women and the Law

The Centre for Women and the Law (CWL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Researcher on a short term Project on the Impact of Prohibition of Child Marriage…

24 Sep

Meet Our Alumni Officer!

Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your background? I grew up in Delhi, and for a few sunny years, in the Maldives. I first visited Bangalore in 2008 for admission into…

24 Sep

Call For Tenders | Master Planning & Redevelopment of NLSIU Campus

National Law School of India University invites tenders from reputed Architectural & Engineering Firms for Consultancy Services for Planning, Designing and Redevelopment of Masterplan for existing campus of the University. Project Fee: Rs. 25, 00,…

22 Sep

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | November 2021

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses for the upcoming term from November 8, 2021 to February 2, 2022. As COVID pandemic conditions persist, these elective courses will be delivered in hybrid mode. An…

22 Sep

Call For Tenders | Yamuna Hostel

National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for the work of “Civil and allied works at Ground Floor, Yamuna Hostel, NLSIU” from eligible contractors, subject to the terms and conditions enumerated hereunder….

18 Sep

Bridge Course Programme | November 2021

NLSIU announces one/two year Bar Council of India Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign law degrees. Candidates who have been permitted by the Bar Council of India to pursue the Bridge Course at…

15 Sep

Event

Webinar | Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Examining the Ethical Foundations of Criminal Justice

Bangalore International Centre is conducting a webinar titled, ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Examining the Ethical Foundations of Criminal Justice’ on September 15 at 6.30 pm. NLS faculty members Mrinal Satish and Kunal Ambasta will be…

15 Sep

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | ‘India Justice Report 2020′

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘India Justice Report 2020′ by Maja Daruwala on Wednesday, 15th September 2021 from 5.00 PM to 6.00 PM. About the Speaker Maja Daruwala is…

13 Sep

Faculty Publication | Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact Finding Study

Faculty members Mrinal Satish, Dr. Aparna Chandra and Shreya Shree recently released their report ‘Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Service in India: A Fact Finding Study’. The report, written along with Mini Saxena, is…

09 Sep

NLSIU Tops NIRF Rankings 2021!

On September 9, 2021, Minister for Education, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, released the National Institutional Ranking Framework results for 2021. NLSIU has retained it’s No 1 Ranking for Law Institutions in 2021. Launched in 2015-16 by…

09 Sep

NLSIU Tops Law University Rankings 2021!

We are happy to share that National Law School of India University, Bengaluru has been ranked No 1 among Law Universities in the 2021 Ranking Framework released by various publications this year.   September 2021…

08 Sep

Call for Papers | Intellectual Property Law Review 2021

Intellectual Property Law Review (IP Review) is now accepting submissions for the year 2021. About IP Review The “Intellectual Property Review (IP Review)” is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Centre for Intellectual Property Research…

08 Sep

Event

Faculty Seminar | Marking the Market : Municipalizing Calcutta’s Spaces of Exchange

The Faculty Seminar was held on September 8, 2021. Speaker Dr. Anwesha Ghosh, Assistant Professor, History, NLSIU Abstract This paper highlights the role of the Municipal Corporation in Calcutta’s urban development in the second half…

07 Sep

Research Paper | ‘Is Platform Work Decent Work?: A Case of Food Delivery Workers in Karnataka.’

The Centre for Labour Studies, NLSIU organised an event on September 2, 2021 to discuss the findings of their research on food delivery work in Bengaluru. The first phase of the research was conducted by…

06 Sep

NLSIU Announces Ajoy Halder Memorial Scholarship

National Law School of India University announces the Ajoy Halder Memorial Scholarship in memory of NLS alum Ajoy Halder who passed away due to COVID earlier this year. The scholarship, commencing in the Academic Year…

02 Sep

Law and Technology Society announces Essay Writing Competition: Last date for registration: September 30

The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, is organising an essay competition, in collaboration with The Dialogue, and emerging research and public-policy think-tank. The competition invites opinions and studies on the evolving dynamics of the…

30 Aug

NLSIU Launches Alumni Engagement Platform!

The National Law School of India University is excited to announce the launch of our new alumni engagement platform – a secure and exclusive network, that will allow alumni to network privately and reconnect with…

25 Aug

Event

Faculty Seminar | Designed for Abuse: Special Criminal Laws and Rights of the Accused

Abstract This Article argues that there exists little legal or penological justification in not treating those offences under the general criminal scheme. Finally, this Article demonstrates that procedural innovations applied under the guise of special…

23 Aug

Meet Our New PhD Scholars

Vasundhara Vasundhara realised that public policy was her calling at a very young age. Right from her schooling years, she knew she wanted to be involved in work that revolved around policies and wanted to…

23 Aug

News

NLSIU’s Regulatory Governance Project to Assist the Reserve Bank of India

The National Law School of India University is happy to announce that its Regulatory Governance Project is set to collaborate with the Reserve Bank of India’s Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0) in streamlining and rationalising…

23 Aug

NLSIU successfully closes its Alumni Financial Aid fundraising drive for AY 2021-22

On July 20, 2021, we opened a fundraising drive to support Financial Aid for students in need at NLSIU. I am happy to report that the Alumni Community contributed Rs 15.7 lakhs towards financial aid…

19 Aug

‘Justice Delayed: A District-Wise Empirical Study on Indian Judiciary’

Varsha Aithala is a PhD student at NLSIU and also a recipient of the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship for 2020-23. She is the co-author of the article ‘Justice Delayed: A District-Wise Empirical Study…

18 Aug

Event

Faculty Seminar | Revered ‘Routines’ in Medical Examination of Rape Accused

Abstract This paper is an empirical study on medical examination of the accused in rape investigation. The research was conducted between January – June 2018, in the cities of Lucknow, Dehradun, New Delhi, Pune, Patna…

17 Aug

Inviting Applications for Empanelment as Internal Auditors

NLSIU invites applications from reputed Chartered Accountants/ firms for empanelment as an Internal Auditor. The applicants, who intend to participate in the empanelment process, may submit their application in the prescribed format. The application form…

17 Aug

Inviting Applications for Empanelment as Statutory Auditors

NLSIU invites applications from reputed Chartered Accountants/ firms for empanelment as a Statutory Auditor. The applicants, who intend to participate in the empanelment process, may submit their application in the prescribed format. The application form…

16 Aug

Meet Our New Students | LLM Batch 2021-22

We are excited to welcome a new batch of the LLM Programme this year! Students from across 15 States/UTs secured admission to the Programme in 2021. We spoke to a few of our new students from the incoming batch who shared their goals, interests and views on beginning their new academic term online.

13 Aug

Student Feature | Exploration turned into an aspiration: Kiran Gopi

Experiencing the challenges and opportunities at a National Law University Studying law was a matter of exploring something new for Kiran Gopi, who is currently enrolled in the LL.M programme at NLSIU. “Coming from a…

11 Aug

Meet Our New Students | BA LLB (Hons) Programme

Meet Our Students | BA LLB (Hons) Programme Devanshi Shukla Inspired by her grandfather, who as a doctor, was committed to giving back to society, Devanshi Shukla was clear about choosing a career that combines…

11 Aug

Event

Faculty Seminar | Introduction: Liberalism and Its Encounters in India

Abstract: In this Introduction to a set of essays that contemplate India’s liberal trajectory, Krishnaswamy, a philosopher, and Majumder, an anthropologist, consider with our divergent disciplinary toolkits, a map of Indian theory. As they see…

10 Aug

Student Feature | Power of motivation: Devansh Shukla

From being a science nerd in search of the ‘correct’ answer to appreciating the multitude of layers in law Hailing from a family of lawyers in Lucknow, Devansh Shukla’s primary reason for pursuing law is…

09 Aug

In The News | Dr N S Nigam

NLSIU Registrar Dr N S Nigam, NLS ‘LLB 97, was recently quoted in the Financial Times article titled: “India moves to scrap retrospective tax.” The article revolves around India’s big step towards repairing its damaged…

08 Aug

Meet Our New Registrar | Dr Nigam Nuggehalli

We extend a warm welcome to NLS alum, Dr Nigam Nuggehalli, who took charge as the University’s newly appointed Registrar in August 2021. Until recently, he was the Dean at the School of Law at BML Munjal University, Gurugram.

06 Aug

Admission to Research Degree Programmes 2021-22 | List of Selected Candidates

Admissions to the Ph.D. Programme for 2021-22 has been completed. The following candidates have been provisionally selected for admission to the Programmes mentioned against their Application No.: 1 NLS-PG-01092/2021 – Ph.D (Law) 2 NLS-PG-01001/2021 –…

06 Aug

NLSIU Welcomes New Batch of BA LLB (Hons) and LLM Students for the Academic Year 2021-22!

This Academic Year, NLSIU admitted its incoming batch of students in record time by completing the admission process within 24 hours of the CLAT examination results being declared. Students were admitted to the BA LLB…

04 Aug

Call for Papers | The Indian Journal of Law & Technology Volume 18

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 18. Deadline for Submissions: October 31, 2021 About the Journal The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is NLSIU’s student-edited,…

04 Aug

Student Feature | Wings to Fly: Suman Kasana

The priceless opportunity to follow your dreams unfettered Every form of social evil around her inspired her to commit herself to a journey of giving back to her society. Suman Kasana identified and understood the…

31 Jul

Event

Orientation 2021

Welcome to NLSIU Orientation 2021! We look forward to welcoming a new cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students for the Academic Year 2021-22. The University will be conducting a week-long Orientation Programme to introduce our…

30 Jul

Admission Notification for I Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme | Academic Year 2021-22

Admission Process For I Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme for the Academic Year 2021-22 The Consortium of NLUs shall notify the first list of candidates eligible to be selected to NLSIU through the CLAT…

30 Jul

Admission Notification for One-Year LL.M. Degree Programme | Academic Year 2021-22

Admission Process For One-Year LL.M. Degree Programme For The Academic Year 2021-22 The Consortium of NLUs shall notify the first list of candidates eligible to be selected to NLSIU through the CLAT 2021 examination on…

30 Jul

One/Two Year Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign degrees

The first round of admissions for the Bridge Course is closed for the July term. The second round will take place in October for the term beginning on 1st November, 2021. Candidates who have been…

30 Jul

Student Feature | A discourse of constant surprises and learning: Lahar Jain

Lahar Jain talks about the opportunities and responsibilities of being an Aditya Birla Scholar Lahar Jain, a third-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student and Aditya Birla Scholar is as serious about her academics as she is…

29 Jul

News

Meet our faculty member | Harsha N

We extend a warm welcome to Harsha N, NLS ‘LLM 2016, who joins us as Assistant Professor this Academic Year. He has worked as a law officer with the Airports Authority of India where he was involved in matters pertaining to tender, environment, construction, labour, commercial contracts among others.

28 Jul

News

NLSIU Welcomes MPP Batch 2021-23!

Welcome to the 8th Cohort of the Master of Public Policy programme! The University recently marked the beginning of the two-year interdisciplinary MPP programme that focuses on law as an interface between inclusive sustainable development…

27 Jul

Event

CPR-CSH Workshop on: Rent, Regulation and the Career of an Urban Village | Dr Sushmita Pati

NLS faculty member Dr Sushmita Pati speaks on ‘Rent, Regulation and the Career of an Urban Village’ on July 27, 2021. Tune into the online session being organised by The Centre for Policy Research (CPR)…

27 Jul

Alumni Feature | Yamuna Menon: Unlocking excellence

How financial aid reinforced her resolve and unleashed her potential Yamuna Menon, NLS ‘LLB 2020, made history when she graduated from the University with 18 gold medals in 2020. “My five years at NLSIU have…

24 Jul

News

NLS Faculty Member Receives Indian Law Review Prize 2021 | Preeti Pratishruti Dash

  We congratulate NLS faculty member Preeti Pratishruti Dash for winning the Indian Law Review Best Article Prize 2021 for her article: ‘Rape adjudication in India in the aftermath of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013:…

23 Jul

Event

CLAT 2021 Latest Updates | Karnataka Region

Welcome to CLAT 2021! The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country….

23 Jul

Alumni Feature | The fulfillment of giving back: an alumni funded scholarship

Siddharth Raja, NLS ‘LLB 97, instituted the Swaminath and Nirmala Raja scholarship in 2020, which funds a needy student for three years of their academic programme. “The scholarship we’ve instituted complements our ‘giving back’ to…

20 Jul

NLSIU launches Alumni Financial Aid Drive

Duration: 20 July – 15 August 2021 Target: Rs. 15 Lakh In AY 2020-21, our alumni stepped up and contributed to University Financial Aid in record numbers. We raised approximately Rs. 36 lakhs through individual…

15 Jul

News

Alumni Feature | Aparna Mittal on Samāna: Making a Difference with Equality

In 2017, Aparna Mittal, NLS ‘LLB 2005, had worked with some of the leading law firms in the country, and been a Partner for over five years. While her work was intellectually exciting, somewhere in…

14 Jul

Event

National Webinar | “Smoke Free Hotels/Restaurants: Win-Win for Health and Business”

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites you to a National Webinar on “Smoke Free Hotels/Restaurants: Win-Win for Health and Business.” The event is being organised in…

13 Jul

Call for Applications | Study on Preventive Detention in Karnataka

About the Study Karnataka provides a wide range of activities for which a person may be preventively detained. Adversely affecting “public order” too is widely defined giving ample discretion to the police to preventively detaining…

12 Jul

News

Acknowledging three decades of dedicated service | Rathnamma

Sixty-year-old Rathnamma’s small frame belies her levels of enthusiasm that exceeds that of most younger students. She disarmingly asks all those she met in the NLS corridors “Oota Ayta” (Did you eat your lunch?) or…

12 Jul

News

NLSIU announces Research Project on Digital Public Records | Call for Applications

The National Law School of India University is excited to announce its Digital Public Records Project. The two-year research project is supported by Thakur Foundation, and will focus on research, engagement and policy advocacy to…

09 Jul

Academic Year 2021-22 Begins

On July 7, 2021, we began our Academic Year 2021-22 with renewed hope amidst the ongoing pandemic. Being the second consecutive year with students remaining off-campus, the Undergraduate, Post-Graduate and Doctoral councils of the University…

09 Jul

NLSIU Ranked #1 in India for its Law Courses | EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2021-22

We are delighted to share that NLSIU has been ranked #1 in India for its Law courses in the EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2021-22! The survey was conducted by the Delhi-based Centre for Research…

05 Jul

‘Raising the Bar’ | NLSIU Tops India Today’s Best Law Colleges List for 2021!

We are happy to share that National Law School of India University has yet again been ranked No 1 in India Today’s Rankings of Best Law Colleges. The University made it to the top of…

30 Jun

News

NLSIU Alumni Raise Over Five Million INR for COVID Relief to the NLSIU Community

Sameer, a staff member at NLS, had a harrowing time when his mother fell ill after having contracted COVID-19. “The virus was detected through a CT scan. In the absence of an RT-PCR test, we…

30 Jun

News

NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25

The Governing Bodies of the University have reviewed and adopted the ‘NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25’(hereafter ‘Plan’) in April-May 2021. This Plan anticipates and responds to two key developments: Increasing student diversity by admitting…

28 Jun

News

Meet our new faculty member | Smitha Krishna Prasad

  Can you tell us a little bit about yourself/your background? I am from Bangalore, and grew up in the city. After completing my Master’s program, I worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice…

22 Jun

News

Call for Applications | Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Recruitment to various positions in the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal…

18 Jun

Admission to Online and Hybrid Programmes 2021-2022

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), invites applications for admission to the following Programmes through Online and Hybrid Programmes mode for the Academic year 2021-2022. 1. Master of Business Laws Programme (MBL) [Two…

18 Jun

Event

CEERA hosts one-day workshop on Climate Change Protection Bill

In the attempt to join the global effort to address climate change and its allied issues, the Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA) held a one-day consultative workshop on Legislating Climate Change…

16 Jun

Teaching Associate | Sociology

In order to facilitate a course for a batch of 120 students in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme, we invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Teaching Associate in Sociology this term. Qualifications:…

16 Jun

Teaching Associate | Political Science

In order to facilitate a course for a batch of 120 students in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme, we invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Teaching Associate in Political Science this term….

14 Jun

News

Call for Applications | Chief Finance & Administrative Officer

Recruitment to the post of Chief Finance & Administrative Officer The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the…

10 Jun

News

Call for Applications | Alumni Officer

About the Office of Alumni Services at NLSIU The Office of Alumni Services at the National Law School of India University is responsible for maintaining a continuous relationship between the University and its former students,…

27 May

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from July 1 to September 25, 2021. As COVID pandemic conditions persist, these elective courses will be delivered online. An…

13 May

Admission to Research Degree Programmes 2021-22

Applications are invited in the prescribed format for admission into the following Research Degree Programmes: 1. Ph.D. in Law 2. Ph.D. (Inter-disciplinary) 3. Ph.D (Public Policy) 4. LL.D Instructions to Candidates 1. Read the Regulations…

05 May

NLSIU Wins the 14th Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court Competition.

We are proud to share that our team from NLSIU has emerged as the Winner of the 14th Price Media Law Moot Court Competition. The Monroe E Price Media Law Moot Court Competition is organised by…

01 May

Farewell | Ms Sakina Begum retires from NLSIU after two decades of dedicated service

Today, we bid adieu to library support staff member Ms Sakina Begum who retired on April 30, 2021 after dedicating more than 20 years of her life to NLSIU. We thank her for the many…

25 Apr

Condolences

Faculty & Staff: Prof. V S Mallar (1942-2021), Founding faculty member and former Registrar of NLSIU. Prof Varadaraja Shivaraya Mallar was the Registrar at NLSIU between April 2001 and August 2005. He held the V.R….

24 Apr

News

Meet our new faculty member | Preeti Pratishruti Dash

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am from Bhubaneswar in Odisha, which is where I completed high school. I studied law at National Law University, Odisha. After graduating in 2014, I…

24 Apr

News

NLSIU announces the Thakur Foundation PhD Scholarships in Public Health & the Law

National Law School of India University is delighted to announce a new doctoral scholarship programme, the Thakur Foundation Scholarships in Public Health & the Law. The programme is supported by the Thakur Foundation, an organisation…

21 Apr

Event

The NLS Public Lecture Series | Gender and the “Faith” in Law: Equality, Secularism, and the Rise of the Hindu Nation

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on “Gender and the “Faith” in Law: Equality, Secularism, and the Rise of the Hindu Nation” by Prof. Ratna Kapur About the talk: This session…

20 Apr

News

Call for Applications | Law, Technology and Society Initiative

About the Initiative The Law, Technology and Society Initiative at National Law School will explore, understand, and help shape responses to critical questions at the intersection of technology, law, the social sciences and humanities, with…

16 Apr

Event

The Night of Global Social Rights | International conversation on social rights and international solidarity

NLS faculty member and Director of the Centre for Labour Studies, Prof Babu Mathew will be speaking at ‘The Night of Global Social Rights’ – a 24 hour conversation around the world on social rights…

12 Apr

Full-Time Researcher Post | Chair on Consumer Law & Practice

The Chair on Consumer Law & Practice, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), is currently looking for a full time Research Assistant to join the team in a new research project in Bangalore. The…

11 Apr

Dalit Fest 2021 | SPAC

The Savithri Phule Ambedkar Caravan, a student run committee of NLSIU, is organising Dalit Fest 2021 from April 6, 2021 until April 18, 2021. The sessions will be held as per the schedule given below:…

09 Apr

25ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law

National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites entries for the 25ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law. Participants in this pan-India essay competition stand a chance to win the prestigious H.M. Seervai…

09 Apr

News

Bridge Course Programme | July 2021

NLSIU announces one/two year Bar Council of India Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign law degrees. Candidates who have been permitted by the Bar Council of India to pursue the Bridge Course at…

08 Apr

NLSIU announces new interdisciplinary initiative on law, technology and society

In 2020, NLSIU identified five focus areas where it will develop new interdisciplinary research clusters. These focus areas are: Labour and Work; Climate Justice; State Design and Reform; Access to Justice & Legal System Reform…

07 Apr

News

Full-Time Researcher Post | Human Rights Lawyering Project (HRLP)

The Human Rights Lawyering Project (HRLP), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Researcher to join the team in Bangalore. The work will include research and fieldwork, organizing and…

07 Apr

Launching the Volume: ‘The Gendered Contagion: Perspectives on Domestic Violence during COVID 19.’

Amidst reports of the growing instances of domestic violence due to the ongoing pandemic and resulting lockdown, the Centre for Women and the Law (‘CWL’) and the Law and Society Committee at NLSIU, Bangalore along…

07 Apr

Meet our new faculty member | Sharada R Shindhe

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Before joining NLSIU, I was working as an Assistant Professor at Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi. I graduated from Karnatak University, Dharwad completing B.A.,L.L.B. (Hons.) with…

07 Apr

Faculty Seminar | Rape adjudication in India in the aftermath of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013: Findings from trial courts of Delhi

The paper was presented by Preeti Pratishruti Dash, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: This paper assesses the impact of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013 (CLA-2013) on rape adjudication, by examining 1635 rape judgments…

06 Apr

Meet our new faculty member | Prerna Dhoop

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your background? I was born and brought up in Kolkata. I did my schooling from Our Lady Queen of the Missions School where I expended…

31 Mar

NLS student awarded first Trilegal Research Fellowship in Law, Technology & Policy

We congratulate Prakhar Pipraiya, a third year BA LLB student, for receiving the first Trilegal Research Fellowship in Law, Technology and Policy. The six-month fellowship programme offers students a platform to undertake research on identified…

26 Mar

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Call for Papers | National Seminar on ‘Strengthening Agricultural Water Use Law, Policy and Management in India

The Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU, and University of Agricultural Sciences,GKVK, Bengaluru, in collaboration with ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar, is organising an online National Seminar on ‘Strengthening Agricultural Water Use Law, Policy…

24 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Religious Penal Clauses in Context: Country Studies in Common Law Asia

The session was chaired by Dr Mrinal Satish. Abstract: In this paper, Dr Mrinal traces the history, interpretation and contemporary application of religious penal clauses in India. He argues that the contemporary application of religious penal…

23 Mar

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Anwesha Ghosh

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your background? I grew up in Calcutta and received my undergraduate and postgraduate training at Jadavpur University. As someone who loves historical studies and literature…

20 Mar

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Introduction to Careers in Law | Interactive session for high school students

Have you ever been curious about a career in law? Do you have doubts about your aptitude for the law, or whether you will fit into law school? If you are interested in pursuing legal…

15 Mar

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One Day National Webinar | National Webinar on Misleading Advertisement

The aim of this webinar is to familiarize its participants with the legal implications of misleading advertisements and ways by which the consumer protect themselves from such malpractices. The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, has empowered…

10 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | All that Glitters…Recent Law Reforms and their Impact on Child Marriages

This session was chaired by Dr. Sarasu Esther Thomas, Registrar & Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: This paper looks at the intersection between child marriage and related laws with a special focus on Karnataka which…

05 Mar

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International Roundtable | Achieving global food security through instrumentalities of plant variety and other related disciplines

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) and Chair on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & The Centre for Intellectual Property Research and Advocacy (CIPRA), National…

27 Feb

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A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021 | Webinar 7

Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU is conducting its 7th webinar as part of the ‘A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021.’ Faculty members from the Institute of Public Policy and alumni from the Masters…

27 Feb

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Torts 2

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, Torts 2 course faculty may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of their course this…

13 Feb

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A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021 | Webinar 6

Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU is conducting its sixth webinar as part of the ‘A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021.’ Faculty members from the Institute of Public Policy and alumni from the Masters…

11 Feb

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Atreyee Majumder

We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your interests? I grew up in Kolkata, went to college…

10 Feb

NLS visiting faculty Prashanth Sabeshan on his new book: Investing in India’s Infrastructure and Energy Sectors – Laws and Practice.

We spoke to him to find out more about his book and what readers can learn from it. What is the vision behind this book? What made you choose to write it? As a law…

08 Feb

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Online Training Programme | Environment Legislations, Interpretation, Enforcement, Legal and Statutory Requirements: Case Studies.

The Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is organising an online training programme on ‘Environment Legislations,…

27 Jan

NLSIU launches Regulatory Governance Research Project

The two-year long, India wide programme is supported by Omidyar Network India. NLSIU today announced a two-year research project aimed at how Indian regulatory bodies can reimagine their systems and processes for the 21st century….

26 Jan

Launching the Foundations for a Legal Education Certificate Programme

What you need to know to excel at Law School Moving from high school to law school is challenging for most students – and NLSIU’s Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) can set you on…

22 Jan

Call for Papers | National Law School Journal 2020-21

I. About National Law School Journal (NLSJ) The National Law School Journal (NLSJ) is the flagship journal of NLSIU and it is one of the earliest legal journals to be published in India under the…

20 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Whither Evidence (Act) based reasoning?: Towards an Effects-based Approach in Indian Competition Jurisprudence

This session was chaired by Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: India has a nascent competition enactment. But it has an old evidence law—the Indian Evidence Act—of 1872 vintage. The competition commission has…

17 Jan

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Panel Discussion | Institutional Casteism

Savitri Phule Ambedkar Caravan (SPAC) is organizing a panel discussion on Institutional Casteism on 17th January 2021 About the event: A note from SPAC On 17th January 2016, Rohith Chakravarti Vemula, a Dalit student and…

06 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | In the Shadows of the State: How Rent Shape Our Cities

This session was chaired by Dr. Sushmita Pati, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: “My work is centred around how cities are constituted by rent. We know enough of how capital and labour make cities….

29 Dec

NLSIU announces Menon Scholars for 2020-23

NLSIU is delighted to introduce the inaugural recipients of the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship for 2020-2023. The University introduced its first PhD scholarship this year in honour of the University’s Founder-Director Dr N…

24 Dec

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National Webinar | Online Dispute Resolution under Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, came into force on 20th & 24th July, 2020 (two different dates for different sets of provisions of the Act) replacing the 33 year old Consumer Protection Act. 1986. The…

24 Dec

Call for Applications | Faculty & Staff Recruitment

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 and is a premier institution for legal excellence in India. The University has remained the undoubted leader in legal education and research in…

21 Dec

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One Day National Webinar | Consumer Protection Act, 2019: New Changes

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU along with Navrachana University, School of Business and Law, Vadodara is jointly organising a One Day National Webinar on ‘Consumer Protection Act, 2019: New Changes’ on December…

16 Dec

Call for Papers | International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice

I. About International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India….

15 Dec

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Occasional Lecture Series | India’s Foreign Policy in Post-COVID World

The Institute of Public Policy, National Law School of India University is organising an online lecture on India’s Foreign Policy in Post-COVID World as part of the ‘Occasional Lecture Series’ on December 15, 2020. The…

15 Dec

Faculty in the News | NLS Alum and Visiting Faculty cited by the SC

We would like to congratulate NLS visiting faculty Ajar Rab, NLS ‘LLB 2011, whose article has been cited by the Supreme Court of India in the landmark judgment on the arbitrability of disputes in India….

10 Dec

Communications Associate for Regulatory Governance Project | Call for Applications

NLSIU invites applications for the role of Communications Associate in a new 2-year research project on Regulatory Governance. Role Description All roles are full-time based out of the NLSIU campus in Bangalore. Due to COVID…

09 Dec

Article | A mirage sold as a panacea for the unorganised sector

This article published in The Hindu was authored by the MPP Faculty Mohan Mani and Prof Babu Mathew from NLSIU. Extract: “The labour codes will only better India’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking instead of…

07 Dec

NHRC Debate 2020 | NLS student Surbhi Soni declared runner-up

Fourth year BA LLB (Hons) student Surbhi Soni from NLSIU was declared the first runner-up at the ‘NHRC Debate 2020’ recently organised by the National Human Rights Commission, Delhi. The competition saw participation from students…

04 Dec

Research Fellow Post Vacancy | Distance Education Department

The Distance Education Department, NLSIU is inviting applications for the post of full-time Research Fellow in Bangalore. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Law from a recognized university A minimum of 2 two years of work experience…

02 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Cross-Border Data Access for Law Enforcement: What Are India’s Strategic Options?

The session was chaired by Smriti Parsheera, NLS ‘LLB 2006, a researcher at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi and a Fellow with the CyberBRICS Project hosted by the FGV Law School,…

01 Dec

Alumni Feature | Aju John on ‘Nagrik Learning’

Please share a brief profile of your work after graduating from NLS. I graduated from NLSIU at a time when people were still only noticing the tremendous potential of content delivery through the Internet. I…

30 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Corporate Law & Corporate Governance

As courses on Corporate Law 1 (BA LLB Honors) and Corporate Governance (LLM) overlap this trimester, the University will appoint a part-time Teaching Associate to support the course faculty this term. Qualifications: Masters Degree in…

30 Nov

Report | Coronavirus and Consumer Rights in India

The following report on COVID and Consumer Law by Prof. (Dr.) Ashok R. Patil, was published by the International Association of Consumer Law (IACL) in November 2020. Dr Ashok Patil is Chair Professor, Consumer Law…

27 Nov

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NLS Alumni Panel Discussion | Careers in International Law and Relations

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru along with the Council for International Relations and International Law (CIRIL) is organising an Alumni Panel Discussion on Careers in International Law and Relations on November 27,…

27 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | ‘Law, Poverty and Development’ & ‘Human Rights’

As courses on ‘Law, Poverty and Development’ and ‘Human nights’ are overlapping this trimester, the University will appoint a Teaching Associate to support the course faculty this term. Qualifications: Masters Degree in Law from a…

23 Nov

Full time Research Assistant Post Vacancy | DPIIT Chair

Candidates with requisite qualifications may appear for Online interview on 30th November 2020 at 2.00 p.m. for the post of one Full-Time Research Assistant under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT),…

20 Nov

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Panel Series | Governance Frameworks for Non-Personal Data

After a successful first session, NLSIU, Bengaluru along with IISc, Bengaluru and IIT-Bombay is organising the second session of the Web Panel series that seeks to explore various facets of viewing non-personal data as public…

20 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associates | Apply Now

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, faculty in the Sociology and Political Science courses may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of…

20 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Economics

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, Economics course faculty may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of their course this term. Qualifications:…

17 Nov

Welcoming Our New Students

Our New Students: A few students from our new BA LLB (Hons) batch share their hopes, aspirations, and their experiences during the pandemic.

14 Nov

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Children’s Day Webinar | Children, Cyber Safety & National Security

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws & Forensics, NLSIU Bengaluru, is conducting a webinar on ‘Children, Cyber Safety & National Security,’ exclusively for children on Children’s Day, November 14, 2020…

14 Nov

E-book on Children & Cyber Safety

This e-booklet seeks to provide a brief-yet-comprehensive guide for the children, parents and teachers on cyber security. The book will explain the potential threats and the statutory remedies available to the people in an easy…

09 Nov

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Webinar | ‘Cyber Crimes – Prevention and Remedies.’

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Law & Forensics [ACRDTCLF], NLSIU is conducting a webinar on ‘Cyber Crimes – Prevention and Remedies’ on Monday, November 9, 2020. The webinar is being…

06 Nov

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Panel Series | Non Personal Data for Public Good

The recent debates around proposed policy frameworks on non-personal data have highlighted both the potential as well as the open concerns on viewing this kind of data as a “public good.” To further unpack these…

31 Oct

‘Chilling competition? Trade associations & the Indian Competition Regime’ | Paper by Rahul Singh & Dhanendra Kumar

This Paper, published on Indian Law Review, explores the competition implications of trade associations in modern India. The paper posits that like competition regimes elsewhere in the world, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) may…

29 Oct

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Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart | Virtual Panel Discussion

‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart’ – Join this virtual panel discussion as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month on Thursday, October 29, at 4.30 pm. NLSIU is partnering with the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, United…

28 Oct

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Round Table on Intellectual Property as a Security Asset for Credit: Issues and Prospects

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GOI along with the Chair on IPR and CIPRA, NLSIU is organising a Round Table on ‘Intellectual Property as a Security…

27 Oct

Orientation 2020

Welcome to NLSIU Orientation 2020! The University welcomes the incoming batch of BA LLB (Hons) and LLM Programme students for their Orientation Programme. The Programme begins on Tuesday, October 27 and will continue till Saturday,…

27 Oct

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Webinar on Cyber Security, Cyber Laws & Legal Profession

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws & Forensics, National law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Karnataka State Bar Council, Bengaluru, is organizing a special webinar on…

25 Oct

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Admission to Research Degree Programmes: 2020-21 | Provisional Selection List for Ph.D (Law) Programme

The Provisional Selection List for admission to the Ph.D (Law) Programme for 2020-21 is as follows: 1. NLS-PG-00009/2020 – Kanchan Yadav 2. NLS-PG-00012/2020 – Abhinav Gupta 3. NLS-PG-00013/2020 – Varsha Mahadeva Aithala 4. NLS-PG-00019/2020 –…

24 Oct

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Webinar on Cyber Threat Intelligence

The special webinar is being organised as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month.

24 Oct

Meet our new faculty member | Shreya Shree

We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I’m from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. After graduating from…

21 Oct

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Talk on Decolonising Law in the Post-Colony: Colonial Laws & Social Change

   

13 Oct

Webinar on Consumer Protection Law

A two-day national webinar on Consumer Protection Law is being held on 13th & 14th October, 2020 at 11.30am.

07 Oct

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Research Positions for Regulatory Governance Project | Call for Applications

To develop a cross-cutting view on regulatory governance, NLSIU is initiating a two-year project on Regulatory Governance supported by Omidyar Network India, to understand how regulators monitor, supervise and penalise regulated entities. Apply by October 23, 2020.

01 Oct

Kannada Gottilla? Soon, you may be able to say Kannada Gottu!

What’s in a language? You will have to learn one to find out. As cities are increasingly becoming more cosmopolitan with an amalgamation of different languages and cultures, command over a local language might seem…

27 Sep

News

28th Annual Convocation

Congratulations Class of 2020!
576 degrees and 48 medals awarded during the 28th Annual Convocation of the National Law School of India University held virtually on September 27, 2020.

07 Sep

News

Meet our new faculty member | Dr. Mrinal Satish

The University extends a warm welcome to Dr Satish. We asked him to share more about himself, his academic interests and his recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am…

07 Sep

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Meet our new faculty member | Dr Aparna Chandra

The University extends a warm welcome to her. We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am from…

01 Sep

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Introducing the Dr N R Madhava Menon Doctoral Scholarship for PhD students

NLSIU is delighted to introduce its first PhD scholarship in honour of the University’s Founder-Director Dr N R Madhava Menon.

21 Aug

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National Webinar Series on The Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bangalore is organising a National Webinar Series on the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 Rules and Regulations. THE WEBINAR The Consumer Protection Act,…

14 Aug

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NLSIU Teaching Associate nominated for Consumers International Next Generation Leaders Network

We are happy to share that Akshay Yadav from The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP), NLSIU, has been nominated for the Consumers International Next Generation Leaders Network. Consumers International is the renowned membership…

04 Aug

NLSIU Grad Aces Civil Services Exam

Jeydev C S, NLS ‘LLB 2018 was ranked 5th in the UPSC exam results announced this week. He joins a growing list of alumni who have joined the Civil Services and served with distinction. NLSIU…

27 Jul

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Sushmita Pati

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand. After my schooling, I moved to Delhi for my higher education in 2004. I did my BA in…

25 Jul
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“Clear Verdict” – India Today

Aravind Gowda of India Today spoke with the Vice Chancellor of NLSIU, Prof. (Dr.) Sudhir Krishnaswamy about NLSIU’s innovations in legal education, it’s efforts towards being Covid-ready, and its plans at the post-graduate level.

22 Jul

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Webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.

The MPP Student Council is organising a webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.’ Speaker – Rakesh Dubbudu Rakesh Dubbudu is an experienced RTI campaigner and…

22 Jul

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NLSIU Welcomes MPP Batch 2020-2022

Welcome to the 7th Cohort of the Masters of the Policy Programme! In any other year, we would welcome our new batches into the University with a week-long orientation programme involving the usual campus tour,…

04 Jul

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COVID-19 News: Law School Alumni Fly Home Over 1,800 Migrants And Babies

A citizens’ effort for migrants, called Mission Aahan Vaahan, was started by the alumni of the National Law National Law School of Indian University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru to help distressed migrants get home. Ten chartered…

30 Jun

Acknowledging three decades of dedicated service | Dr R S Kumbar and Mr Beerappa

Dr R S Kumbar, Librararian (In Charge): Hailing from a small village in Davangere, Mr Kumbar worked as a part-time lecturer in Shivamogga and a librarian at Mangaluru and Ballari colleges before being appointed as…

15 Jun

NLSIU Grad Bags Dhananjay Scholarship For 2020-21

Hailing from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, NLS grad Chitwan Sharma’s interest in litigation began when he witnessed the daily struggles of the society. Bolstered by the thought that he could help address exploitations…

12 Jun

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NLSIU-Bengaluru all set for revamp

Vice Chancellor Sudhir Krishnaswamy says the institute will give a big push to research, outreach and inclusivity, for the upcoming academic year, due to start in July. Published in the New Indian Express

11 Jun

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NIRF ranking: Two Bengaluru institutions retain top positions

Two Bengaluru-based educational institutions have bagged the topmost rankings in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) announced on Thursday. While the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) bagged the top spot in the universities ranking and…

11 Jun

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NIRF Ranking 2020: NLSIU Bangalore Is The Best Law College In India

NLSIU, or the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, has retained the top spot in NIRF Ranking 2020 for law colleges released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) today. The National Law University, Delhi…

11 Jun

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Bengaluru: NLSIU, IISc rank top in survey

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has yet again topped the National Ranking Institutional Framework (NIRF) survey of the best law institutions in the country. The university has scored a hat-trick of wins…

11 Jun

NLSIU, Bengaluru secures top spot in NIRF rankings third year in a row.

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru has yet again topped the National Ranking Institutional Framework (NIRF) 2020 of the best law institutions in the country. The University has scored a hat trick…

01 Jun

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Vlogging series: How to put AI ethics into practice?

Vlogging series: Felipe Castro Quiles vlogs on AI Policy Exchange ‘How to put AI ethics into practice?’ – If this question interests you, then make sure to check out the ‘Expert Vlogging Series’ by the AI…

18 Apr

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Webinar | Digital Development: Insights into career opportunities in the intersection of technology and public policy

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16 Apr

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‘Curbing fake news in a pandemic’ | Dr. A Nagarathna

This brief article touches on the challenges posed by the unchecked spread of fake news and information on social media in the time of COVID 19, as well as providing insights into the legal measures…

14 Apr

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WEBINAR – Right to Food and Caste in the Context of Current Crisis of COVID 19

Organised by Ford Foundation Chair on PIL in collaboration with Centre for Child and the Law (CCL) National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and Savitri Phule Ambedkar Caravan, NLSIU Tuesday, April 14th 2020 1800…

13 Feb

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Conference | The ‘Southern Tilt’ in the Urban: Embedded Wisdom and Cultural Specificity as Pathways to Planning

The ‘Southern Tilt’ in the Urban: Embedded Wisdom and Cultural Specificity as Pathways to Planning – A Joint Conference of the Institute of Public Policy and URBAM (EAFIT University, Medellín) funded by Urban Studies Foundation,…

24 Jan

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Law Enforcers Workshop on Implementation of “The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes” – Act 2019

17 Jan

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Cities of Indus Civilization: New Perspectives

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on “Cities of Indus Civilization: New Perspectives” by Nayanjot Lahiri. About the talk: Chaired by historian, archaeologist, and professor of History, Nayanjot Lahiri, this edition…

09 Jan

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‘An idea of a law school’ – Book release and Panel discussion

08 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Why not nature Rights?

The seminar on ‘Why not nature Rights?’ was presented by Dr. Manjeri Subin, Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), NLSIU. Law has always been seen as recourse to weed out quite a large number of problems and environmental…

18 Dec

Faculty Seminar | The Hocus Pocus of Corporate Purpose and the Visible Hand of the State – Insights from India’s CSR Experience

The paper was presented by Ms. Akshaya Kamalnath, Lecturer (Corporate Law) , AUT Law School, Auckland. Abstract: Can corporate law solve the most serious global problems we have? Corporations do have a role to play…

13 Dec

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Development in International Law

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Development in International Law’ by Victor Madrigal-Borloz. About the talk: Chaired by Professor Victor Madrigal-Borloz, this edition of the…

11 Dec

Faculty Seminar | Competition Regulation in Two-Sided markets: The Indian Experience

The paper was presented by Mr. Akash Krishnan, Teaching Associate (Economics), NLSIU. Abstract: With the expansion of computing and the internet revolution, two-sided markets are fast becoming ubiquitous across all spheres of the 21st-century economy….

08 Dec

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“Unpacking Reservations in India: Theory, Practice, and Beyond”, XIII NLSIR-Samvād: Partners Symposium

About the conference: This year’s edition of the AnnualNLSIR-Samvād: Partners Symposium will focus on exploring the theme of ‘Unpacking Reservations in India: Theory, Practice, and Beyond’. The Symposium seeks to address the critical gaps in…

04 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | An Unclear Empiricism: A Review of the Death Penalty India Report

The Paper on the Death Penalty India Report was presented by Mr. Kunal Ambasta, Assistant Professor, NLSIU. Abstract: The Report opens up many ways and means by which India may engage in a meaningful conversation…

28 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Supreme Court Today: Mostly Final but Rarely Infallible

The NLS Public Lecture Series The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘The Supreme Court Today: Mostly Final but Rarely Infallible’ by Suhrith Parthasarathy. In the last few weeks, the Supreme…

21 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Sectarian Secularism: Limits of Subaltern Politics

Secularism in India has been a terrain of intense contestation in the last few years and is perhaps an idea in need for further and newer conceptualisations. Critiquing earlier formulations of democracy and secularism, Prof….

14 Nov

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Training Programme on Corporate Conflict Resolution Techniques

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore, in association with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Government of India is conducting a Two Day Training Programme on ‘Corporate Conflict Resolution Techniques”. Members of the…

07 Nov

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SPIC MACAY

The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Among Youth (SPIC MACAY) and Naya Theatre is staging a Hindi play titled “Jis Lahore Nahin Vekhya, Voh Janmya He Nahin” from Late Shri…

05 Nov

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Round Table on Creating Innovation – Friendly Data Protection Regulations

NLSIU in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate is organising a round table on Creating Innovation-Friendly Data Protection Regulations at NLSIU. Many countries are pursuing data protection regulations—including some modelled after the EU’s General Data Protection…

22 Oct

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‘Legal Eduation in Flux. The NLS Experience: Legal Education & What Comes Next’, a panel discussion with Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy and others

EBC has recently published a new book, An idea of a Law school – Ideas from the Law school edited by NR Madhava Menon, Murali Nellakantan, Sumeet Malik) on the NLSIU. The panel discussion will…