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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,…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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

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….

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…

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 Profile | 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

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…

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…

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…

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,…

25 Nov

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Report on ‘Tobacco Control Law in India – Origins and Proposed Reforms.’

Amend COTPA to prevent 2700 tobacco related daily deaths in India November 25, 2020: Even though Smoking in public places is prohibited in India, smoking areas in restaurants, hotels and airports are allowed. Tobacco advertisements…

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

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

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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 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

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…

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…

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

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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…

27 Oct

Orientation 2020

Welcome to the 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…

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 | Assistant Professor, Legal Methods

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

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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

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Meet our new faculty member | Dr Aparna Chandra, Associate Professor, Constitutional Law

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…

07 Sep

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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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…