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19 Apr

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NLSIU-SIAC Annual Arbitration Lecture

The National Law School of India University, and Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) are organising the inaugural edition of the Annual Arbitration Lecture on April 19, 2024 from 10 to 11 am at the NLS…

15 Apr

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Faculty Seminar | From Colony to Sovereign: Understanding India’s Pre-Independence Legal Personality

NLS faculty Dr. Akhila Basalalli will present a paper titled “From Colony to Sovereign: Understanding India’s Pre-Independence Legal Personality”. Prof. Kamala Sankaran will be the discussant. Abstract India’s engagements with international law and organizations predates…

12 Apr

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Human Dignity as a Legal Concept – Vacuous, Redundant, and Stupid?

NLSIU will host a public lecture by Prof. Matthias Mahlmann on the topic ‘Human dignity as a legal concept – vacuous, redundant, and stupid?’. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 12th, 2024, at…

12 Apr

NLSIU Announces JSW Grant for Comprehensive Redevelopment of New Academic Block on Campus

The National Law School of India University announces a grant from the JSW Group for a comprehensive redevelopment and expansion of the University’s core Academic Block & Precinct, as well as the establishment of the…

10 Apr

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“The Arduous Pursuit of Dignity for All | Preserving Democracy and Human Rights in a World in Crisis” | Talk by Prof. Mathias Mahlmann

Prof. Matthias Mahlmann from the University of Zurich will be delivering a talk titled ‘The Arduous Pursuit of Dignity for All – Preserving Democracy and Human Rights in a World in Crisis’. Prof. Mahlmann is…

10 Apr

Faculty Seminar | Evaluating the Implementation and Enforcement of India’s POSH Act through Surveying Individuals Across Sectors

Zander Blitzer will present a paper titled “Evaluating the Implementation and Enforcement of India’s POSH Act through Surveying Individuals Across Sectors”. Prof. Saurabh Bhattacharjee will be the discussant. Abstract The Sexual Harassment of Women at…

06 Apr

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NLS Faculty Kunal Ambasta at the LGBTI Rights International Conference 2024 | Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

NLS faculty Kunal Ambasta is delivering a keynote address on ‘The fight for LGBTI-Rights in India’ at the LGBTI-Rechte International (LGBTI Rights International) Conference on April 6, 2024, at 9 am (CET)/ 12.30 pm (IST)….

05 Apr

Prof. Matthias Mahlmann from the University of Zurich Visits NLSIU | April 2024

This April, we are delighted to host Prof. Mathias Mahlmann from the University of Zurich from April 6 – 15, 2024 at the NLS campus. Prof. Mahlmann is University Professor, and Chair of Philosophy and…

04 Apr

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

NLSIU invites applications for the position of Assistant Manager -PACE. The PACE department offers online and hybrid programmes that leverage technology to assist remote learners and provide access to NLSIU’s faculty, among the best in…

04 Apr

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Call for Applications | Executive – Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) | Two Positions Open

NLSIU invites applications for the position of Executive – PACE. The PACE department offers online and hybrid programmes that leverage technology to assist remote learners and provide access to NLSIU’s faculty, among the best in…

04 Apr

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NLS Special Lecture | Smart and/or Just City? Evidence from a Southern Periphery” by Prof. Oren Yiftachel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru is organising a special lecture on campus on the topic “Smart and/or Just City? Evidence from a Southern Periphery” by Prof. Oren Yiftachel, Professor of political and…

03 Apr

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Faculty Seminar | Sentencing as a Fair Trial Right

NLS faculty Mrinal Satish will present a paper titled “Sentencing as a Fair Trial Right”. Kunal Ambasta will be the discussant. Abstract The Supreme Court of India has in multiple cases attempted to define the…

01 Apr

Admissions Open | NLSIU Summer School – Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) Course

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications for admission to the fourth edition of the Foundations for Legal Education (FLE) Certificate Course for 2024. Moving from high school to law school is…

27 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Protecting Journalism from National Security: the Aftermath of Madhyamam Broadcasting

NLS faculty Manish will present a paper titled “Protecting journalism from national security: the aftermath of Madhyamam Broadcasting”. Radhika Chitkara will be the discussant. Abstract: The Supreme Court of India has, in its jurisprudence over the…

27 Mar

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NLSIU Trilateral Sports Fest | March 2024

NLSIU is hosting the Trilateral sports tournament from March 27-29, 2024, where teams from NALSAR, Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata will be competing in a 3-way contest with NLSIU Bangalore. Trilateral is a sports fest aimed…

27 Mar

JSW-NLS-NUS Summer School Program from June 17 – June 30, 2024 | Applications Open!

In April 2023, NLSIU had announced a collaboration with the JSW Law School of Bhutan to launch their inaugural summer school program last year. This program was launched in partnership with the Faculty of Law…

26 Mar

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NLSIU Library | Exhibition and Book Sale

The Shri Narayan Rao Melgiri Memorial National Law Library at NLSIU is organizing a book exhibition and sale on March 26, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This event is being organized in collaboration…

26 Mar

Alternative Judgment Writing Competition on Disability Rights 2024

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chair at NLSIU, Bengaluru is organising the Alternative Judgment Writing Competition on Disability Rights 2024. The Alternative Judgment Writing Competition invites law students to re-write key judicial decisions in…

20 Mar

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NLSIU Launches Visiting Scholars Programme

About the Programme The Visiting Scholars Programme at NLSIU welcomes exceptional international scholars and practitioners engaged in research across law and social sciences. The programme extends to those holding a rank of Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Doctoral/Post…

20 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Considering the Soul and its Ways for the Practice of Anthropology

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Atreyee Majumder will present a paper titled “Considering the Soul and its Ways for the Practice of Anthropology”, on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024. Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan will be…

19 Mar

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Call for Applications | Research Assistant | Centre for Labour Studies

NLSIU invites applications for the position of Research Assistant under the Centre for Labour Studies for the specific purpose of assisting in preparing a draft labour policy for Karnataka. This is a full-time contractual assignment…

15 Mar

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“Castes and Minorities: State and Constitution in a Majoritarian Electocracy” | 4th Sri. Hunasikote Abdul Ghaffar Annual Memorial Lecture

The 4th Sri. Hunasikote Abdul Ghaffar Annual Memorial Lecture is being organised on March 15, 2024 from 2.30 – 4.30 pm. The lecture titled “Castes and Minorities: State and Constitution in a Majoritarian Electocracy,” will…

15 Mar

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Chair on Consumer Law and Practice National Webinar and Announcement of Essay Competition Winners

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice at NLSIU is organising a National Webinar on “Navigating Consumer Protection in the E-Commerce Metaverse: Safeguarding Privacy in the Virtual Marketplace” on March 15, 2024, from 3:30 PM…

15 Mar

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Reliance Chair on Corporate Law Governance | Reading Group on Critical Corporate Law

The Reliance Chair on Corporate Law Governance at NLSIU, invites expressions of interest from students to join a reading group on Critical Corporate Law. About the Reading Group The objective of constituting and supporting the…

14 Mar

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Public Seminar | Changing Paradigms of Public Policy: Intersection of Technology, Environment and Society

The 9th cohort of the MPP programme at NLSIU is organising a public seminar as a culmination of their course work on March 14 & 15, 2024. This two-day event will conclude with the annual…

13 Mar

Call for Applications | ‘SIAC and Institutional Arbitration’ – An Elective Course by NLSIU and SIAC

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru is pleased to introduce a new course on international arbitration titled SIAC and Institutional Arbitration (SIAC Module), in collaboration with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)….

13 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | The inscription of DNA as a technology of truth in India

In this week’s faculty seminar, Manpreet Singh Dhillon, will present his paper titled “The inscription of DNA as a technology of truth in India”, on Wednesday, 13th March, 2024. Dr Sushmita Pati will be the…

13 Mar

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Call for Quotations | Modernizing the Audio/Video System at the International Training Centre Conference Halls, at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) has two conference rooms at the International Training Centre. Both the conference rooms are currently using an Analog audio system for in-room amplification. The University is looking…

11 Mar

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Workshop on Realization of Fundamental Right to Water in India: Targeting Equity and Inclusiveness through Executive Led Schemes

The NLSIU is hosting a one day workshop on ‘Realization of Fundamental Right to Water in India: Targeting Equity and Inclusiveness through Executive Led Schemes’ sponsored by ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research). This…

11 Mar

Presentation and Discussion between Photographer Sarah Jabbari and Art Critic Georgina Maddox | QAMRA Archival Project

The QAMRA Archival Project is happy to kickstart its activities for the new term on March 11th, with a presentation and discussion between photographer Sarah Jabbari and art critic Georgina Maddox on homelands and photography….

08 Mar

Faculty Publication in Focus | Liberalism and its Encounters in India: Some Interdisciplinary Approaches, co-edited by Dr. Atreyee Majumder

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Liberalism and its Encounters in India: Some Interdisciplinary Approaches (Routledge 2023), an anthology of essays co-edited by Dr. Atreyee Majumder, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU, and R….

08 Mar

Call for Quotations | Fire Safety Requirement at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) invites quotations for “Fire Safety Requirement at NLSIU”, from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 08.03.2024 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00 PM on…

07 Mar

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Workshop on Enhancing Consumer Grievance Redressal through Large Language Models

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), is hosting an online workshop on ‘Enhancing Consumer Grievance Redressal through Large Language Models (LLMs).’ This…

04 Mar

NLSIU Announces Advisory Panel to the School Review Commission 2023-24

Section 14 of NLSIU’s governing statute, the National Law School of India Act, 1986, mandates the appointment of a School Review Commission (‘SRC’) comprising three eminent educationists to review the working of the University. The…

02 Mar

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Live Information Session | Preparing for the NLSAT-MPP 2024

NLSIU will be conducting a live information session on ‘Preparing for the NLSAT-MPP’ on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM IST. During this online session, NLSIU faculty will guide prospective candidates…

02 Mar

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Live Information Session | Preparing for the NLSAT-LLB 2024

NLSIU will be conducting an information session on ‘Preparing for the NLSAT-LLB’ on Saturday, March 02, 2024, from 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM IST. During this online session, NLSIU faculty will guide prospective candidates on…

01 Mar

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NLSIU Public Lecture | Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

NLSIU will host a public lecture by Dr. Betsy Rajasingh on “Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives,” on Friday, 1st March, at 4 PM. About the speaker Dr. Betsy Rajasingh is an Assistant…

01 Mar

Call for Applications | Assistant Professor of Law – 16 Positions Open across Law and Social Sciences

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications from well-qualified individuals, dedicated to academic teaching, scholarship and institutional service for the following positions: 1. Assistant Professor (Law) (Two-Year Contract) – 10 Positions (Unreserved)…

26 Feb

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Three-Day Training Programme on ‘Environmental Laws, Compliance, Enforcement and Regulation’

A three-day training programme on ‘Environmental Laws, Compliance, Enforcement, and Regulation’ was organized by the Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy in collaboration with the Department of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at…

24 Feb

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Constitution and National Unity | Theme I: 75th Year of the Constitution

About the Conference The Government of Karnataka will host a two-day international conference titled ‘Constitution and National Unity’ on February 24th and 25th, 2024, in Bengaluru, India to commemorate 75 years of the Indian Constitution….

21 Feb

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NLS Faculty Dr. Sushmita Pati’s Book Shortlisted for the 2024 BASAS Book Prize

We are pleased to share that NLSIU faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati’s book (Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi) has been shortlisted for the 2024 BASAS Book Prize. After a tough…

19 Feb

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Call for Submissions | Vol 36(2) of NLSIR Journal | Democracy, Free Expression, and Press Censorship

The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is inviting submissions for its upcoming Volume 36(2), this year’s special issue on ‘Democracy, Free Expression, and Press Freedom’. NLSIR is the flagship student-edited law review published…

19 Feb

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Call for Quotations | Fabrication and Installation of External Gates at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) invites email quotations for “Fabrication and Installation of External Gates”, from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 19.02.2024 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00…

17 Feb

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Book Discussion | Dr. Debangana Chatterjee’s Book ‘Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives’

A discussion on NLSIU faculty Dr. Debangana Chatterjee’s book, ‘Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives’, will be held at the India International Centre, New Delhi, on February 17th,…

16 Feb

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Call for Applications | Research Assistants | Access to Justice in Citizenship Determination

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications for two research associate positions to work on Domestic and International Law analysis, under the project Access to Justice in Citizenship Determination. These are full-time…

15 Feb

27ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, invites entries for the 27ᵗʰ 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….

15 Feb

NLSIU Announces Admissions to Degree Programmes for International Students

NLSIU announces admission to the B.A., LL.B (Hons.), LL.B (Hons.), LLM, MPP and PhD programmes for students applying, and eligible under the “international student” category for the Academic Year 2024-25. The Academic Year will commence…

14 Feb

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Request for Proposal | External Development for Women’s Halls of Residence’s Precinct

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites email quotations from eligible contractors for external development of Women’s Halls of Residence’s Precinct. Description of Work External development of Women’s Halls of Residence’s Precinct Date…

11 Feb

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NLSAT 2024 | NLSIU Campus Visit

NLSIU is organising a campus visit day for prospective NLSAT candidates on February 11, 2024 (Sunday). The campus visit is intended for anyone who is interested in applying for the 3-Year LL.B. (Hons.), Master’s Programme in…

10 Feb

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NLSAT-MPP 2024 | Live Information Session

NLSIU will be conducting an information session on the two-year Master’s Programme in Public Policy (MPP) on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM IST. This online session will provide information about the university, the structure of…

05 Feb

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CLAP Panel Discussion | Unveiling the Shadows: Exploring Dark Patterns in the Realm of Consumer Protection Law

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP) at NLSIU, is organising a Virtual Panel Discussion on “Unveiling the Shadows: Exploring Dark Patterns in the Realm of Consumer Protection Law” on Saturday, February 10, 2024,…

03 Feb

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NLSAT-LLB 2024 | Live Information Session

NLSIU will be conducting an information session on the 3-Year LL.B. (Hons.) Programme on Saturday, February 03, 2024, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM IST. This online information session will provide information about the university,…

30 Jan

Meet Our Senior Manager – Research | Devyani Srivastava

Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your journey so far? I’ve grown up in three cities – Lucknow, Bombay and Delhi. Having working parents and the early exposure to different cultures…

19 Jan

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Special Lecture | National Security and International Trade

The National Law School Of India University (NLSIU) invites you to a special lecture on “National Security and International Trade”, to be delivered by Professor Petros C. Mavroidis, on Friday, 19th January 2024. About the…

18 Jan

NLSIU Launches ‘Workplace Emotional Wellbeing Programme’

Recognising the need to make mental health a priority at the workplace, NLSIU has launched mental health services for its faculty and staff in January 2024. The University has partnered with MindCrescent Wellness Ventures Pvt….

17 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Literature as Recovery: Text Criticism and the Kannada Public Sphere

In this week’s faculty seminar, Ammel Sharon will present her paper titled “Literature as Recovery: Text Criticism and the Kannada Public Sphere” on Wednesday, 17th January, 2024. Dr. Kena Wani will be the discussant. Abstract This dissertation studies…

13 Jan

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First Annual Socio-Legal Review (SLR) Workshop

The Socio-Legal Review, a student-run journal at NLSIU, is delighted to announce the 1st Annual SLR Workshop. Through this initiative, SLR hopes to further the understanding of its aims and scope, and more broadly the…

10 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Exploring ‘humiliation’ in Section 3 (1) (r) of Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Ashna Singh will be presenting on her paper titled “Exploring ‘humiliation’ in Section 3 (1) (r) of Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989” on Wednesday, 10th January, 2024. Dr. Karthikeyan…

08 Jan

Call for Quotations | Supply of Laptops to NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) invites email quotations for “Supply of Laptops to NLSIU”, from eligible bidders. Date of Issue of Quotation: 08.01.2024 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00 PM…

05 Jan

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Special Lecture | Sub Continental Transitions: Ecology, Society, Economy in India (1930s to 2020s)

The National Law School Of India University (NLSIU) invites you to a special lecture on “Sub Continental Transitions: Ecology, Society, Economy in India (1930s to 2020s)”, to be delivered by Professor Mahesh Rangarajan, on Friday,…

05 Jan

NLSIU Signs MoU with Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) to promote international best practices in the…

04 Jan

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Special Lecture | Moral Vaccination: Ideas and Institutions in the Control of Contagion in India and China in the 19th and 20th centuries

The National Law School Of India University (NLSIU) invites you to a special lecture on “Moral Vaccination: Ideas and Institutions in the Control of Contagion in India and China in the 19th and 20th centuries”,…

04 Jan

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Call for Applications | Academic Fellowship Programme (2024-26) | 10 Positions

The National Law School of India University invites online applications for the position of Academic Fellow on a Contract Basis. The 2-year full-time Academic Fellowship Programme is aimed at graduates and postgraduates from law, social…

03 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Contextualizing Corrective Rape in an era of Transformative Constitutionalism in India

In this week’s faculty seminar, Sharon Singh will be presenting on her paper titled “Contextualizing Corrective Rape in an era of Transformative Constitutionalism in India” on Wednesday, 3rd January, 2024. Dr. Debangana Chatterjee will be…

03 Jan

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | March 2024 Term

NLSIU invites interested persons to offer Elective Courses at the University in the third trimester (March 11, 2024 to May 30, 2024) of the Academic Year 2023-24. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours…

02 Jan

Call for Applications | ‘CopyrightX: NLSIU’ – A Copyright Law Course offered by NLSIU in collaboration with Harvard Law School

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in collaboration with the Harvard Law School (HLS), is offering a comparative copyright law course titled ‘CopyrightX: NLSIU’ in the upcoming March trimester. This eight week hybrid…

27 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Debangana Chatterjee will be presenting on her book titled “Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives” on Wednesday, 27th December, 2023. Prof. Dhivya…

22 Dec

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Discussion with Dr. Neeti Nair on her New Book “Hurt Sentiments: Secularism and Belonging in South Asia”

The Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is organising a book discussion with Prof. (Dr.) Neeti Nair on her new book Hurt Sentiments: Secularism and Belonging in South Asia (Harvard University Press 2023) on Sunday, 24th December, from 11 am – 12:30…

22 Dec

Call for Contributions | Edited Volume of The Centre for Women and the Law, NLSIU

The Centre for Women and the Law (CWL) at NLSIU invites contributions for their edited volume that is due to be published in August 2025. The proposed title is ‘Politics of Waiting and an Expanding…

21 Dec

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Book Discussion | Dr. Mathew John’s Book ‘India’s Communal Constitution: Law, Religion, and the Making of a People’

The Pluralist Agreement and Constitutional Transformation (PACT) project invites you to a book discussion of Dr. Mathew John’s ‘India’s Communal Constitution: Law, Religion, and the Making of a People‘ on Thursday, December 21, 2023. Dr….

20 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Terror Trials: Life and Law in Delhi’s Courts

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Mayur Suresh, Senior Lecturer in Law, SOAS, will be presenting on his book titled “Terror Trials: Life and Law in Delhi’s Courts” on Wednesday, 20th December, 2023. Dr. Manpreet…

19 Dec

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Funding Democracy: A Radical Alternative

NLSIU will host a public lecture by Dr. Udit Bhatia, titled “Funding Democracy: A Radical Alternative” on Tuesday, 19 December 2023 to be delivered. About the speaker Udit Bhatia is a political theorist whose research…

19 Dec

Request for Proposal | Provision and Management of Cafeteria Services

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites email quotations from suitably qualified service providers for the provision and management of cafeteria services on a turnkey basis. Description of Work Cafeteria Services Date of…

17 Dec

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Justice E S Venkataramiah Centennial Memorial Lecture

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is organising the Justice E S Venkataramiah Centennial Memorial Lecture on the morning of Sunday, December 17 2023. The lecture shall be delivered by Hon’ble Dr Justice…

17 Dec

Alumni Assemble! All about NLSIU’s Annual Alumni Weekend 2023

In 2022, we had our first in-person post-pandemic alumni weekend at the NLS campus. This year, we were happy to see our alumni return to campus for the 2023 edition of the annual alumni weekend…

16 Dec

Alumni Weekend 2023! | December 16 & 17

The National Law School of India University and the NLS Alumni Association are delighted to welcome our alumni from all programmes and batches to attend the annual Alumni Weekend meet over December 16 – 17,…

15 Dec

Request for Quotations | Installation of Levitator at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites quotations from reputed firms to install a levitator for G+1 at the New Academic Block to provide universal access to the students. Date of Issue of…

15 Dec

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NLSIU Inter College Volleyball Tournament Results | December 2023

The National Law Of India University (NLSIU) Inter College Football tournament was held on November 20, 2023, at the campus football field. The tournament saw enthusiastic participation from the student body. The men’s and women’s…

14 Dec

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Legislating democracy: Ambedkar and the future of India

On Thursday, 14 December 2023, NLS will host a public lecture to be delivered by Professor Shruti Kapila titled ‘Legislating Democracy: Ambedkar and the Future of India’, with Mr. Arvind Narrain as the discussant. Arvind…

14 Dec

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NLSIU Team Wins the Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Quiz Competition

We are delighted to announce that the National Law School of India (NLSIU) Bangalore team were declared winners of the Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Quiz Competition. The NLSIU team, won with a lead of 85…

14 Dec

Meet Our Chief Finance Officer | Kalpana Srinivas

Can you tell us a little more about yourself and your journey so far? I was born and brought up in Chennai while my family roots are in Andhra Pradesh. However, I have settled in…

13 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Fundamental Duties in Indian Constitutional History

In this week’s faculty seminar, Prof. (Dr.) Sudhir Krishnaswamy will be presenting his paper titled “Fundamental Duties in Indian Constitutional History” on Wednesday. Prof. Pranav Verma will be the discussant. Abstract In this paper, I trace…

12 Dec

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Call for Submissions | Volume 36(1) of NLSIR Journal and NLSIR Online

The NLSIR invites submissions for the upcoming Volume 36(1) of its Journal as well as for the journal’s blog, NLSIR Online. NLSIR Journal The NLSIR Editorial Board invites original, unpublished manuscripts for consideration for the…

12 Dec

Distinguished Academics Prof. Shruti Kapila and Prof. Faisal Devji at the NLS Campus this Week

This week, NLS will be hosting two distinguished academics Prof. Shruti Kapila from the University of Cambridge, and Prof. Faisal Devji from the University of Oxford, on campus. The two Professors will be interacting with…

11 Dec

Meet Our New Faculty | Balu G Nair

1. Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I spent the first 17 years of my life in Guruvayur, Kerala. I was fortunate to grow up in a household which gave me the freedom…

10 Dec

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AILET 2024 | Latest Updates and Instructions

AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) is a national level examination conducted by the National Law University Delhi every year for admission to B.A. LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M. and Ph.D. Programmes offered by the National Law University…

07 Dec

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Paper Presentation | Special Challenges in Execution of Arbitral Awards in Public Private Partnerships

Dr. Srividhya Ragavan, Professor of Law and Director of India Programs at the Texas A&M University School of Law will be presenting her paper, “Special Challenges in Execution of Arbitral Awards in Public Private Partnerships”,…

06 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Economic Reservations: Ideal and Reality

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Bastian Steuwer will present his paper titled “Economic Reservations: Ideal and Reality” on Wednesday, 6 December 2023. Prof. Arun Thiruvengadam will be the discussant. Abstract To which extent should…

06 Dec

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Literati | By NLSIU’s Literary and Debating Society

The National Law School Of India University (NLSIU) Literary and Debating Society is organizing ‘Literati’ – a literary evening, on Wednesday, December 6, from 5 PM to 7 PM, at the NAB Quad. This will…

04 Dec

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Call for Papers | Socio-Legal Review Journal [Volume 20(1)] & SLR Forum

NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review (SLR) Journal is currently inviting submissions for Volume 20(1). The deadline for submission is 31st January, 2024. Submissions for the Socio-Legal Review Journal Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal that…

03 Dec

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CLAT 2024 | Latest Updates and Instructions

Welcome to CLAT 2024! 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….

30 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Discussion on the Book ‘Toward a Free Economy: Swatantra and Opposition Politics in Democratic India’

This Thursday’s public lecture will feature a conversation between faculty member Sushmita Pati and Aditya Balasubramanian, author of the newly released book, Toward a Free Economy: Swatantra and Opposition Politics in Democratic India (Princeton University…

30 Nov

Dr. Sushmita Pati Wins the 2023 BISA IPEG Book Prize for her Book “Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi”

We congratulate our faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati for winning the 2023 BISA IPEG book prize for her book “Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi”(Cambridge University Press). Her book had been…

29 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | Customary International Law and Specially Affected States: A TWAIL Perspective

In this week’s faculty seminar, Kiran Suryanarayana will present his paper titled “Customary International Law and Specially Affected States: A TWAIL Perspective” on Wednesday, 29 November 2023. Prof. Harisankar Sathyapalan will be the discussant. Abstract…

28 Nov

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NLSIU Announces Research Project with Meta & IIT Bombay in Collaboration with Department of Consumer Affairs

Project to Explore Digital Transformation of India’s Consumer Grievance Redressal System through GenAI The National Law School of India University is excited to announce a new research project on consumer law with the support of…

27 Nov

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Call for Applications | Senior Research Consultant | CEERA

NLSIU, invites applications for a Senior Research Consultant under the ‘Preparation of Manual for Prosecution of Offences under Forest Conservation Act (FCA) 1980’ project. It is a contractual assignment (6 months), based out of Bangalore….

26 Nov

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Constitution Day Talk with Dr. Arun K Thiruvengadam and Dr. Usha Ramanathan

As a part of the commemoration of Constitution month, Dr. Arun K Thiruvengadam, Professor of Law, NLSIU will be in conversation with Dr. Usha Ramanathan, a human rights activist who works on the jurisprudence of…

25 Nov

Call for Quotations | Laundry Services at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University has over 1000 student residents in three Housing Clusters on campus. The University intends to provide state-of-the-art pay-per-use self-laundry serviceC in the clusters. Towards this, the university seeks…

24 Nov

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NLS Faculty Dr. Sushmita Pati’s Panel Discussion | The Proof and the Pudding: Evidence in Academic Writing

Dr. Sushmita Pati, Assistant Professor, Political Science, NLSIU, participated in a panel discussion organized by the Centre for Writing Studies (CWS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), on Friday, 24 November 2023. The theme of the…

23 Nov

“The Indian Constitution is a remarkable achievement of anti-colonial thought.” – Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj, while delivering the M.K. Nambyar Annual Lecture 2023

Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies in Columbia University, and Distinguished Visiting Faculty at NLSIU delivered a thought-provoking M.K. Nambyar Annual Lecture for 2023 on November 17, 2023. The…

23 Nov

Call for Quotations | Supply and Installation of HDMI Cables and Splitters to Training Centre, NLSIU

The National Law School of India University , Bangalore (“NLSIU”) invites email quotations for “Supply and installation of HDMI Cables and Splitters to Training Centre” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 23.11.2023 Last…

21 Nov

Interview Feature | Dr. Dhvani Mehta, Co-Founder and Lead, Health and Medical Law, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

As part of the Public Health and Indian Constitution (PHIC) Project, NLSIU was delighted to host subject-matter experts from policy organisations, think-tanks and academia for a workshop on campus last week. We had a chat…

20 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | Antaja Kings in Mleccha Land: The Political Imagination of Jāti in an Early Eighteenth-Century Royal Court

NLS faculty Dr. Samyak Ghosh will be presenting his paper titled “Antaja Kings in Mleccha Land: The Political Imagination of Jāti in an Early Eighteenth-Century Royal Court” on November 22, 2023 . Dr. Chandrabhan Yadav…

20 Nov

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NLSIU students win the Karnataka Quizzing Association’s (KQA’s) Legal Quiz

We congratulate the NLSIU team, which was represented by Apratim Chandra Singh (Ist Year, LL.B), Aditya Nath (Ist Year, LL.B), Saumitra Khullar (Ist Year, LL.B), and Surya (external participant), at the Karnataka Quizzing Association (KQA’s)…

18 Nov

Aditya Birla Scholarships | Five Students from NLS Named Aditya Birla Scholars for 2023-24

We are pleased to announce that five NLS students from the BA LLB (Hons) programme have been awarded the Aditya Birla Scholarships for 2023-2024. This is the most number of Aditya Birla Scholarships bagged by…

17 Nov

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M K Nambyar Annual Lecture 2023 | Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj, Columbia University and Distinguished Visiting Faculty at NLSIU

We are excited to announce that Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor, Columbia University, and Distinguished Visiting Faculty at NLSIU, will deliver the MK Nambyar Annual Lecture for 2023 on 17th November. The talk will be delivered…

17 Nov

Reading and Discussion on ‘Marx and the Search for Paradise’

We are excited to welcome Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj to the NLS campus during the second and third week of November. Prof. Kaviraj is Professor of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies in Columbia University,…

17 Nov

Dr. Atreyee Majumder Awarded the Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-PhD Grant for her Ethnographic Research on “Love Among the Ruins: Tracing Melancholia in Vrindavan”

We congratulate NLS faculty member Dr. Atreyee Majumder for being awarded the Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-PhD Grant for her ethnographic research in Vrindavan and the surrounding area in Uttar Pradesh for 2024-2025. This grant program funds…

17 Nov

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Workshop on Public Health and Indian Constitution Project

NLSIU is organising a workshop as a part of the Public Health and Indian Constitution (PHIC) Project on 17th November, 2023 from 10 am to 3.30 pm at the University campus. The University initiated this…

15 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | What is Western About Western thought ?

We are excited to welcome Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj to the NLS campus during the second and third week of November. Prof. Kaviraj is Professor of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies in Columbia University,…

15 Nov

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Call for Applications | Executive and Senior Executive Positions – Academic Administration Department

NLSIU invites applications (on a rolling basis) for full-time Executive and Senior Executive positions for the University’s Academic Administration Office, for a period of one year (extendable). Executive (Consultant) – Academic Administration – 03 positions…

11 Nov

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Workshop on Emotional Wellbeing

The University along with the mental health organisation Amaha is organising a workshop on ‘Emotional Wellbeing’ this Saturday, November 11, 2023. The workshop is open to students currently in leadership positions and anyone else who…

10 Nov

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Conversational Kannada Classes at NLSIU

NLSIU has partnered with the Kannada Gottilla team to conduct sessions to orient and teach our students, faculty & staff, daily conversational Kannada. The classes would be conducted in hybrid mode by professionals from the…

09 Nov

Prof. Theunis Roux from the University of New South Wales Visits NLSIU | November 2023

At the start of our second trimester of AY 2023-24, we are delighted to host Dr. Theunis Roux, Professor and Head, School of Global and Public Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, at…

08 Nov

Faculty Seminar | Informality at Work – Towards a Law on Livelihoods?

In this week’s faculty seminar, Prof. Kamala Sankaran will be presenting her paper titled “Informality at Work – Towards a Law on Livelihoods?” on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. Prof. Sony Pellissery will be the discussant….

07 Nov

Welcome Back to the November 2023 Trimester!

We are back on campus for our second Trimester of the Academic Year 2023-24! While our students and faculty have been away during the term break, various University teams have been busy on multiple fronts…

05 Nov

NLS Faculty Dr. Mrinal Satish Nominated as Member of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)

NLS faculty member Prof. Mrinal Satish has been nominated by the Central Government as a member of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). Prof. Satish is Professor of Law and Academic Dean at NLSIU. Dr….

03 Nov

Call for Quotations | Water and Wastewater Management Works

The National Law School of India University invites sealed rate tenders for Water and Wastewater Management Works at NLSIU Campus. Date of Issue of Quotation: 03.11.2023 Last Date for Submission: Up to 5.00 PM on…

31 Oct

Call for Applications | Recruiter – People and Culture Office

NLSIU invites applications for a full-time Recruiter for the University’s People and Culture Office, for a period of one year (extendable). About the Role The Recruiter will work closely with the People and Culture Office…

27 Oct

Call for Quotations | Supply of Material to Training Centre, NLSIU

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for “Supply of Mattress and Bedsheets + Pillow cover, Bath Towels and Hand Towels for Training Centre” at NLSIU from eligible contractors. Date of Issue…

26 Oct

Call for Applications | Research Assistant | ‘AMRUT Scheme and Realisation of Fundamental Right to Water

NLSIU invites applications for one role as Research Assistant under the ‘AMRUT Scheme and Realisation of Fundamental Right to Water’. It is a contractual assignment (4 months), based out of National Law School of India…

25 Oct

Dr. Debangana Chatterjee on her New Book: Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives

We congratulate our faculty member Dr. Debangana Chatterjee on her new book Lives of Circumcised and Veiled Women: A Global-Indian Interplay of Discourses and Narratives, published by Routledge. The book unravels the politics of representation…

21 Oct

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Celebrating 20 Years! | BA LLB (Hons) | Batch of 2003

This weekend, NLSIU is excited to host a campus reunion for the batch of 2003 as they celebrate two decades of their graduation from law school. The batch will reunite on cmapus on October 21,…

20 Oct

Public Policy Student Team from NLS Declared Runners-Up in National India Evaluation Case Competition

We congratulate Abiya Neethu, Aishwarya. S, and Praneeth Talam, students of the Master’s Programme in Public Policy at NLSIU, for being declared runners-up in the National India Evaluation Case Competition! This annual competition, organised by…

20 Oct

Advocacy in Mediation Workshop | Highlights

Mediation has been increasingly viewed as a critical, supplementary tool towards the quick, and meaningful resolution of legal disputes. On October 19, 2023, a workshop on “Advocacy in Mediation” was conducted for lawyers and legal…

19 Oct

Conflict Competence and Collaborative Problem Solving Workshop | Highlights

To help working professionals gain practical knowledge and skills to effectively navigate conflicts in their professional lives, a workshop on “Conflict Competence and Collaborative Problem Solving” was conducted by NLSIU, Bengaluru on October 18, 2023….

18 Oct

Call for Applications | Faculty Positions at NLSIU | October 2023

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…

14 Oct

Film Screening | National Award Winning Film “The Little Girls We Were…and the Women We Are”

The Centre for Child and the Law along with the QAMRA Archival Project at NLSIU is screening a National Award Winning Film by RAHI Foundation titled “The Little Girls We Were…and the Women We Are”…

11 Oct

Call for Papers | 11th Annual Conference 2024 of the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination

The National Law School of India University and Oxford Human Rights Hub are jointly hosting the 11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2024 of the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination at the NLS campus in Bengaluru…

11 Oct

Centre for Child and the Law, NLSIU Conducts Training Programme on Juvenile Justice for Lawyers

The Centre for Child and the Law, National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in collaboration with the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) organised a training programme for the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA)…

11 Oct

Call for Applications | Third Cohort of the P. A. Sangma Fellowship for Legal and Policy Research

NLSIU invites applications for four (04) positions of Research Fellow under the ‘P. A. Sangma Fellowship for Legal and Policy Research’. It is a Fellowship (12 months) (extendable), based out of Meghalaya. These positions are…

29 Sep

NLSIU conducts Training Programmes on Cyber Laws and Cyber Forensics for Indian Army Officers

The National Law School of India University in association with the Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Shimla conducted the second instalment of the Management Development Programmes (MDP) on Cyber Law and Cyber Forensics in September 2023….

25 Sep

Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan is ‘Bliss Carnochan International Visitor’ at the Stanford Humanities Center

We are happy to share that NLS faculty member Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan has been selected as a ‘Bliss Carnochan International Visitor’ at the Stanford Humanities Center. Dr. Manoharan is Assistant Professor, Social Sciences at…

22 Sep

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Call for Applications | One-Day Mediation Advocacy Workshop for Lawyers & Legal Academics

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in collaboration with CAMP Arbitration & Mediation Practice Private Limited and Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives (FSRI) is organizing a one day residential workshop on…

21 Sep

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Screening of the Film ‘From the Shadows’ & Interaction with its Director Miriam Chandy Menacherry

As part of the NLS Public Lecture Series, the University will be screening the documentary film ‘From the Shadows’ followed by an interaction with the film’s Director Miriam Chandy Menacherry, at the NLS campus on…

21 Sep

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Call for Applications | One-Day Workshop on Conflict Competence and Collaborative Problem-Solving for Working Professionals

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the CAMP Arbitration & Mediation Practice Private Limited and Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives (FSRI) is organizing a one-day residential workshop on…

20 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | SEBI’s Sandbox

Prof. Rahul Singh will present his paper “SEBI’s Sandbox” at the Faculty Seminar on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Abstract: The paper captioned as ‘Sebi’s Sandbox’ posits that in the backdrop of a legacy of under-enforcement…

20 Sep

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A Decade of the Food Security Law in India: Reflections and Way forward – A Two-Day Consultation by Centre for Child and the Law

CCL is hosting a two-day national consultation titled “A Decade of the Food Security Law in India: Reflections and Way forward” on 20th and 21st September 2023 at the Training Centre, NLSIU campus, Bengaluru. Commemorating…

20 Sep

Call for Quotations | Evaluation of Project on Ensuring Food Security for Marginalized People in India | Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is seeking proposals from eligible agencies/consultants for evaluation of one of its projects on ensuring food security for marginalized people…

15 Sep

All about Dr. Aparna Chandra’s New Book | Court on Trial: A Data-Driven Account of the Supreme Court of India

We congratulate our faculty member Dr. Aparna Chandra on her recent book, “Court on Trial: A Data-Driven Account of the Supreme Court of India.” The book is co-authored by Dr. Aparna Chandra, Sital Kalantry, and…

15 Sep

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Public Lecture | “Contested Terrain – Lawyering for Forest Rights”

The Archives at NCBS and the QAMRA Archival Project, NLSIU, are organising a public lecture on the topic “Contested Terrain – Lawyering for Forest Rights” by Shomona Khanna, an advocate practicing in the Supreme Court…

13 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | The Dynamics of Doctor-patient Relationship in Elective Aesthetic Medicine

In this week’s faculty seminar, Dr. Madhubanti Sadhya will be presenting her paper titled “The Dynamics of Doctor-patient Relationship in Elective Aesthetic Medicine” on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Prof. Mrinal Satish will be the discussant….

12 Sep

Call for Applications | Chief Finance Officer

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites online applications from accomplished professionals for the position of Chief Finance Officer. The role will be responsible for the institution’s financial strategy. This is a full-time…

07 Sep

Karnataka High Court Commutes Death Penalty Based on Arguments by NLS Faculty Member

NLS faculty and Director – Clinics, Ragini Ahuja, successfully represented a 70-year-old death row convict in the Karnataka High Court whose case involved undue delay and substantial procedural lapses in adjudication of his mercy petition…

06 Sep

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Faculty Seminar | Populism and Caste in contemporary India: Socio-political pragmatisms of caste associations

This week’s faculty seminar will be held on 6th September, 2023. Dr. Aniket Nandan will be presenting a paper titled ‘Populism and Caste in contemporary India: Socio-political pragmatisms of caste associations’. Dr. Karthikeyan Damodaran will…

02 Sep

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Panel Discussion On Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023

The Law and Technology Society, NLSIU, a student-run committee of the University, invites students, practitioners and academicians across all areas of law to a panel discussion on the Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023. The…

30 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | “To have a country so important: on Law as a Sign for War”

This week, NLS faculty member Atreyee Majumder will discuss her essay “To have a country so important: on Law as a Sign for War”. Professor Diya Deviah will be the discussant. Abstract: This paper, written…

29 Aug

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Discussion on “In Conflict and Conversation – Indian Cities, Livelihoods, and Politics”

NLS faculty members Dr. Atreyee Majumder, Dr. Sushmita Pati, and Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan will be speaking during a discussion on “In Conflict and Conversation – Indian Cities, Livelihoods, and Politics” on 29th August 2023…

29 Aug

Queering the (Court) Room | Online Series on Marriage Equality Published by SLR

The Socio-Legal Review (SLR), a student-run journal, has recently published an online series on the marriage equality case called Queering the (Court) Room. The series comprises five very diverse and insightful interviews and is accompanied…

28 Aug

Opening Ceremony of NLSIU’s Redeveloped Law Library

On August 26, 2023, the redeveloped library at the NLS campus was inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, Founding President of the JSW School of Law, Bhutan, President of the Bar Council…

26 Aug

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31st Annual Convocation | 26th August 2023

About the Event NLSIU will be conducting its 31st Annual Convocation on August 26, 2023 at 11 am. The event will take place at the Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad International Convention Centre, Gandhi Krishi Vignana…

24 Aug

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

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Senior Social Worker under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment for twelve (12) months, based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre…

24 Aug

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

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Social Worker under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment for twelve (12) months, based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for…

23 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | The Search for a Link between Electoral Expenses, Regulation, and Corruption

This week’s faculty seminar will be held on 23rd August, 2023. Prof.. Jasmine Joseph will be discussing on a working paper titled “The search for a link between electoral expenses, regulation and corruption”. Prof. Sanjay …

21 Aug

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | November 2023 Term

NLSIU invites interested persons to offer Elective Courses at the University in the second trimester (Nov 02, 2023 to January 23, 2024) of the Academic Year 2023-24. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours…

18 Aug

NLSIU Conducts Training Programme for Women Constables in Collaboration with the Bengaluru City Police

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Bengaluru City Police and the General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure (GETHNAA) (Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka) recently organised…

16 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Discussion on the India Justice Report

This Wednesday, there will be a discussion about the India Justice Report (IJR) by Maja Daruwala, the Chief Editor, and Valay Singh, the project lead of IJR. Brief note about the IJR and previous reports…

12 Aug

Celebrating 25 Years! | Batch of 1998 | BA LLB (Hons)

This weekend, NLSIU is excited to host a campus reunion for the batch of 1998 as they celebrate 25 years of their graduation from law school! On August 12, 2023, our alumni from the 1998…

11 Aug

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‘Coups & Constitutions’ | Talk by NLS Alum Mr. Vikram Raghavan, Lead Counsel at World Bank

On Friday, 11th August, 2023, Mr. Vikram Raghavan, NLS BA LLB 1997, will be presenting a talk on ‘Coups & Constitutions’. Vikram is the Lead Counsel at World Bank, Washington DC. In this presentation, Vikram…

09 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Bail on Medical Grounds in India: A Search for Principled Jurisprudence

This week’s faculty seminar will be held on 9 August, 2023. Prof. Nanditta Batra will be presenting a paper titled ‘Bail on Medical Grounds in India: A Search for Principled Jurisprudence’. Prof. Nagaratna will be the…

09 Aug

Call for Applications | Research Associate | Centre for Women and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Research Associate for the ‘Centre of Excellence Project’. This is a contractual assignment of twelve (12) months, based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre…

07 Aug

Call for Quotations | Supply of RFID Printer to NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Supply of RFID Printer to NLSIU” from eligible bidders. Description of Work Supply of RFID Printer to NLSIU Date of Issue of Quotation…

04 Aug

NLS Faculty Dr. Sushmita Pati’s Book Shortlisted for the 2023 BISA IPEG Book Prize

NLS faculty member Dr. Sushmita Pati’s book, “Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi” (Cambridge UP) has been shortlisted for the 2023 BISA IPEG book prize (for the best book published in…

02 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Tax Avoidance in Indian Tax Treaties: The Past, the Present and the Future

This week’s faculty seminar will be held on 2 August, 2023. Prof (Dr.) Nigam Nuggehalli will be discussing about the topic titled ‘Tax Avoidance in Indian Tax Treaties: The Past, the Present and the Future’….

01 Aug

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Translating Gender and Sexuality

Our next public lecture will take place on 3rd August 2023. Our guest speaker is Prof. Ruth Vanita who will be delivering a talk titled “Translating Gender and Sexuality”. About the Speaker: Ruth Vanita is…

31 Jul

Acknowledging 13 Years of Committed Service | NLSIU Bids Adieu to Mr. Suryanarayana

  Mr. Suryanarayana hails from Hassan but has lived for over 25 years in the city of Bengaluru. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal (under…

30 Jul

NLSIU Conducts Training Programmes on Management Development for Officers of the Indian Army

The National Law School of India University in association with the Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Shimla has signed a MoU to provide training to 150 army officers for a period of three years through the…

29 Jul

Call for Quotations | Supply of Window Curtains for NLSIU Hostels

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed bids for “Supply of Window Curtains for NLSIU Hostels” from eligible bidders. Description of Work Supply of Window Curtains for NLSIU Hostels Date of Issue…

28 Jul

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Call for Quotations | Pandal and Decoration Arrangement

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed bids for “Pandal and Decoration Arrangement for 31st Annual Convocation Ceremony of NLSIU, Bengaluru” from eligible bidders. Description of Work Pandal and Decoration Arrangement for…

27 Jul

Call for Applications | Associate – Communications Office

NLSIU invites applications for a full-time Associate for the University’s Communications Office for a period of one year. About the Role This is a full-time role based out of the NLSIU campus in Bengaluru. The…

27 Jul

Call for Papers | NLSIR Special Issue Volume 35(2)

As part of Volume 35(2), the National Law School of India Review (‘NLSIR’) is releasing a Special Issue focusing on the interactions of TWAIL with ideas of jurisdiction, extraterritoriality, statehood, and sovereignty. The vision behind…

26 Jul

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Faculty Seminar | Deconstructing the Universal of Consent

The next faculty seminar will be held on 26 July, 2023. Ms. Ishika Saxena will be discussing the paper titled ‘Deconstructing the Universal of Consent’. Prof (Dr.) Rinku Lamba will be the discussant. Abstract This…

25 Jul

Meet Our New Academic Fellows! 2023-25

1. Aditi Rai Aditi is a development professional with experience in rural grassroots. Prior to joining NLSIU, she worked in remote tribal blocks of rural Chhattisgarh towards building sustainable women collectives, creating livelihood prototypes, collective…

25 Jul

Call for Quotations | Modernizing the EPABX system at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites quotations for “Modernizing the EPABX system at NLSIU” from eligible bidders. The University has an NEC SV9100 Analog EPABX system that supports One Primary line with…

21 Jul

NLSIU Announces School Review Commission 2023-24

The National Law School of India University is glad to announce the appointment of the School Review Commission 2023-24 (SRC), comprising Prof. Timothy Endicott as the Chair, and Prof. Catherine O’Regan and Prof David B….

21 Jul

NLSIU Receives India Today Best Colleges Award 2023!

We are happy to announce that the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru has been awarded the India Today Best Colleges Award 2023! The University’s Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Sudhir Krishnaswamy received the award in…

19 Jul

Meet Our New LLM Students | AY 2023-24

Hifza Haq Your background and journey so far: I hail from Uttarakhand. I completed my undergraduate studies at Rajiv Gandhi National Law University in Punjab in 2022, specializing in criminal law. Graduating during the challenging…

19 Jul

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Faculty Seminar | Status of Women in the Karnataka State Police

This week’s faculty seminar will be presented by Devyani Srivastava and Laksha on their research titled ” “Status of Women in the Karnataka State Police”. Abstract This report presents findings from an assessment conducted by…

19 Jul

Meet Our New MPP Students | AY 2023-24

Larissa Clitus Your Background/Journey so far: I graduated from St. Joseph’s University in 2023 having completed my undergrad in B.A. Public Policy, International Relations and Peace Studies and Journalism. I am from Tamil Nadu, though…

19 Jul

Call for Quotations | Supply and installation of Projector to NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for “supply and installation of projectors to NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation 19.07.2023 Last Date for Submission Up to 5.00…

17 Jul

Meet Our New PhD Scholars | AY 2023-24

Gaurav Dahiya Your background and journey so far: I originally am from Haryana. However, as my father was in the Air Force, I spent most of my childhood staying in different parts of the country,…

17 Jul

Meet Our New 3-Year LLB (Hons) Students | AY 2023-24

Hardik Anand Your background: I am a civil engineer who completed my undergraduate degree in Engineering from Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in 2020. Before joining NLSIU, I worked as a…

17 Jul

Meet Our New BA LLB (Hons) Students | AY 2023-24

Navya Nair Background: I was born in Delhi, where I lived for nearly 10 years of my life. I have lived in many other cities over the years, including Kolkata, Chandigarh and Jaipur, and have…

14 Jul

Call for Quotations | Supply and Installation of Signages at the NLSIU Library

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites sealed quotations for “supply and installation of signages at the NLSIU library” from eligible contractors. Date of Issue of Quotation: 14.7.2023 Last Date for Submission: 19.7.2023…

13 Jul

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | “The Modi Script, Writing, and the Marathi Language in History”

The first public lecture for 2023-24 will take place on 13 July 2023. Our first guest speaker is Dr. Prachi Deshpande who will be delivering a talk titled “The Modi Script, Writing, and the Marathi…

13 Jul

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Faculty Seminar | Reflections on Rabindranath Tagore’s Religion of Man

This week faculty seminar on 12 July, 2023 will feature a discussion on the paper titled ‘Reflections on Rabindranath Tagore’s Religion of Man’ by Prof. (Dr.) Rinku Lamba. Abstract “Charles Taylor’s scholarship on the social…

12 Jul

Call for Applications | Director – Communications and External Relations

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites online applications from accomplished professionals for the position of Director – Communications and External Relations. The role will help shape and amplify the University brand, lead…

12 Jul

Call for Applications | Assistant Librarian

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites online applications from accomplished professionals for the position of Assistant Librarian. This is a full-time position, based out of the NLSIU campus in Bangalore involving field…

06 Jul

NLSIU Infosys Digital Library Fellowships for Law Students – Apply Now!

Hosting one of India’s largest collections of legal books, journals and database subscriptions, the Sri Narayan Rao Melgiri Memorial National Law Library has been an essential part of the experience of studying, teaching and researching…

05 Jul

NLSIU Announces AZB & Partners Scholarship

NLSIU is excited to announce the ‘AZB & Partners Scholarship’, commencing Academic Year 2023-24. The scholarship has been instituted with the support of the leading Indian full-service corporate law firm ‘AZB & Partners’ which recently…

05 Jul

Faculty Seminar | ‘Reconceptualising the role of law as an instrument of development: An analysis of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act 1951’

The first faculty seminar for this new academic year will be held on 5 July 2023. Speaker: Dr. Rashmi Venkatesan will be discussing the paper titled ‘Reconceptualising the role of law as an instrument of…

01 Jul

Orientation 2023!

Welcome to NLSIU Orientation 2023! We are excited to welcome another new cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students for the Academic Year 2023-24. This year, we welcome around 500 students across the BA LLB (Hons),…

01 Jul

Meet Our New Faculty | Pranav Verma

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I was born in Delhi where I completed my schooling, after which I went on to pursue my undergraduate study in law from NALSAR University of Law,…

28 Jun

Karnataka High Court Acknowledges CEERA, NLSIU for Report on Prosecution of Offences under Pollution Control Laws

The Karnataka High Court has appreciated the Centre for Environmental Law Education Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU for its work on preparing a Manual on the Prosecution of Offences under Pollution Control Laws. The Centre,…

27 Jun

Call for Applications | Senior Manager – Research

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time post based in Bangalore of Senior Manager – Research. Role & Responsibilities The Senior Manager –…

26 Jun

Reading Black as Orange: Supreme Court of India on Section 173(4) of CrPC | Opinion Piece by Nanditta Batra

NLS faculty member Nanditta Batra’s opinion piece on “Reading black as orange: Supreme Court of India on Section 173(4) of CrPC” has been published by The Leaflet. Abstract: Can the Supreme Court of India get…

22 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply of Laptops and AIO’s to NLSIU

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible bidders for the Supply of Laptops and AIO’s to NLSIU. Description of Work Supply of Laptops and AIO’s…

22 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply and installation of TV screen to Conference rooms at NLSIU

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible bidders for the Supply and installation of TV screen to Conference rooms at NLSIU. Description of Work Supply…

19 Jun

Call for Applications | Practicing Advocate| Centre for Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for the position of Practicing Advocate on a contractual basis (yearly), commencing from July, 2023. It is a contractual assignment based out of Bangalore. The position is under the ‘Child Protection Programme’…

19 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply of Crockery items to NLSIU Mess

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible bidders for the supply of Crockery items to NLSIU Mess. Description of Work Supply of Crockery items to…

19 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply of Kitchen Equipment to NLSIU Mess

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible bidders for the supply of Kitchen Equipment to NLSIU Mess. Description of Work Supply of Kitchen Equipment to…

16 Jun

NLS Faculty Dr. Ashok R Patil Appointed New Vice-Chancellor of NUSRL, Ranchi

We congratulate NLS faculty member Prof. (Dr.) Ashok R Patil for being appointed Vice-Chancellor of the National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi. Prof. Patil succeeds Prof. (Dr) Kesava Rao Vurrakula, as…

15 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply and installation of furniture to Creche

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible bidders for the supply and installation of furniture to Creche. Description of Work Supply and Installation of Furniture…

15 Jun

Call for Applications | Consultant – School Review Commission

NLSIU invites applications (on a rolling basis) for a 1-year full-time engagement as ‘Consultant – School Review Commission’. About the Role The National Law School of India Act, 1986 contemplates that the Chancellor of the…

15 Jun

Call for Applications | Consultant – Academic Accreditation

NLSIU invites applications (on a rolling basis) for a 12-month full-time engagement as ‘Consultant – Academic Accreditation’. The consultant will work closely with and report to the Senior Manager – Academic Administration. This is a…

14 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Sudheesh R C

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I have a DPhil in International Development from the University of Oxford, where I received a Clarendon scholarship. I also have an MSc in Social Policy and…

13 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I was born and brought up in Patna. I completed my schooling from Don Bosco Academy and then pursued my undergraduate law degree from Chanakya National Law…

13 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Kena Wani

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I grew up in Baroda, Gujarat. However, my pursuits in higher education and academia have taken me to Pune, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Durham, and now Bangalore. Despite…

13 Jun

Request for Quotations | Designing Residential Housing on University Land

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting email quotations from eligible Landscape Architects for Designing Residential Housing on University Land. Description of Work Designing Residential Housing on University Land…

13 Jun

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Prof. V. S. Mallar Memorial Legal Aid Competition | July – October 2023

The Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU and the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, GoI, is organising the second Prof. V. S. Mallar Memorial Legal Aid Competition from…

12 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Karthikeyan Damodaran

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I was born in a remote village bordering the Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu and grew up in Coimbatore where I did my schooling and…

12 Jun

Call for Applications | Project Coordinator | Centre for the Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Project Coordinator. It is a contractual assignment twelve (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), National…

12 Jun

Call for Applications | Research Consultant | Centre for Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Research Consultant under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for Child and…

10 Jun

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National Webinar | Copyright & the protection of expression in the media and Entertainment Industry

The National Webinar is jointly organised by DPIIT IPR CHAIRS : WBNUJS, NLSIU, GNLU, IIT Roorkee and Tezpur University. Overview Technology and innovation are driving in the media and entertainment industry. This includes everything from…

09 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Gayathri D. Naik

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I hail from the district of Alappuzha (referred to as the Venice of the East), known for its serene backwaters, lagoons, and coir industry. I graduated with…

08 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Ashrita Prasad Kotha

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I belong to Andhra Pradesh, but I grew up in several parts of the country owing to my father having served in the Indian Navy. I am…

08 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Samyak Ghosh

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I grew up in a small frontier town in the northern part of present day West Bengal (commonly referred to as North Bengal). I say this because…

07 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Debangana Chatterjee

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I hail from West Bengal’s Hooghly district and pursued my BA (Hons.) from the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University (Kolkata). I earned my undergraduate degree in…

07 Jun

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Anupama Sharma

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I am from Jaipur, Rajasthan where I completed my schooling. I did my BA LLB (Hons) from NUJS, Kolkata and LLM from the University of Cambridge. Soon…

07 Jun

Request for Quotations | Supply and installation of Water Purifier and RO Water plant

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University invites email quotations for the Supply and installation of Water Purifier and RO Water plant. Description of Work Supply and installation of Water Purifier…

07 Jun

Request for Quotations | AMC Empanelment

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University is inviting sealed quotations from reputed vendors for Annual Maintenance Contract for the next 3 years. Description of Work AMC Empanelment Date of Issue…

05 Jun

NLSIU Tops NIRF Rankings 2023! | Six Years in a Row

On June 5, 2023, the Education Ministry released the National Institutional Ranking Framework results for 2023. We are delighted that NLSIU has retained its No. 1 ranking for law institutions in 2023 for the 6th…

25 May

NLS Faculty Dr. Ashok Patil on his Book “Commentary on Consumer Protection Act, 2019”

We congratulate NLS faculty member Dr. Ashok R Patil for his recently published book “Commentary on Consumer Protection Act, 2019” which provides a comprehensive analysis of the said Act. This book, published by Thomson Reuters,…

25 May

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Celebrating 10 Years! | BA LLB (Hons) | Batch of 2012

This weekend, NLSIU is excited to host a campus reunion for the batch of 2012 as they celebrate 10 years of their graduation from law school. On May 27, 2023, our alumni from the 2012…

25 May

Podcast Interview with Dr. Mrinal Satish | “The Image of the Good Victim” | Ashoka University’s Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality

NLS faculty member Dr. Mrinal Satish has been featured in a podcast developed by Young India Fellows in tandem with Ashoka University’s Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality. The podcast episode is titled: “The…

25 May

NLSIU Conducts ‘Contracts Management for Leaders’ Programme for HAL

HAL Defence Public Sector Chair in Business Laws and the department of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at NLSIU conducted a training programme on ‘Contracts Management for Leaders’ for senior officers of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from…

25 May

NLSIU Conducts Training Programme for Officers of Central Pollution Control Board of India

The Centre for Environment Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), and the department of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), NLSIU organised a three-day training programme for officers of…

24 May

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Faculty Seminar | Making India an Arbitration Hub: Does India Need a Separate Law for International Arbitration

On May 24, 2023, our faculty colleagues Sahana Ramesh and Sharada Shindhe will discuss the consultation paper prepared by them titled ‘Making India an Arbitration Hub: Does India Need a Separate Law for International Arbitration’….

23 May

Admissions for our Online and Hybrid Programmes are Now Open! | AY 2023-24

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), invites applications for admission to the following programmes through Online and Hybrid mode for the Academic Year 2023-2024. 1. Master of Business Laws Programme (MBL) [Two Years]…

23 May

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Harisankar K Sathyapalan

1. Can you tell us more about yourself and your background? I have had a diverse and enriching educational journey that has shaped my passion for law and academia. Born and raised in a picturesque…

21 May

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NLS Faculty Dr. Ashna Singh at BIC | Caste Pride: Battles for Equality in Hindu India

NLS faculty member Dr. Ashna Singh will be speaking at a panel discussion on the book “Caste Pride: Battles for Equality in Hindu India” at the Bangalore International Centre on May 21, 2023. The book…

21 May

NLSIU Alum and Senior Advocate Mr. K Shashi Kiran Shetty Appointed Advocate General of Karnataka

NLSIU congratulates our alumnus and Senior Advocate, Mr. K Shashi Kiran Shetty (BA LLB 1998), who was appointed as the new Advocate General of Karnataka on May 20, 2023. Mr. Shetty has over 23 years…

20 May

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Worlds Words Weave: Queer Explorations towards Constructing Reality on Our Own Terms

Members of the NLS Queer Alliance (NLSQA), a student collective at NLSIU, will be speaking at the Bangalore International Center on 20th May from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The session titled “Worlds Words Weave:…

19 May

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“Lingayats: Their Faith and Vote in Karnataka” | 3rd Sri. Hunasikote Abdul Ghaffar Annual Memorial Lecture

The Institute of Public Policy is organising the 3rd Sri. Hunasikote Abdul Ghaffar Annual Memorial Lecture on May 19, 2023 at 4 pm. The lecture will be delivered by our guest speaker Dr. A Narayana…

19 May

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National Law School-Trilegal International Arbitration Moot | May 18-21, 2023

The Moot Court Society, a student run society at NLSIU, along with Trilegal, a leading corporate law firm, are organizing the XVI Edition of the National Law School-Trilegal International Arbitration Moot (NLSTIAM) in collaboration with…

19 May

Strengthening Partnerships | JSW School of Law Team Visits NLSIU

On May 16 & 17, NLSIU was delighted to host faculty and administrators of the Jigme Singye Wangchuck (JSW) School of Law, Bhutan. Earlier this year, NLSIU extended its partnership with the JSW School of…

19 May

Call for Applications | Second Cohort of the P. A. Sangma Fellowship for Legal and Policy Research

NLSIU invites applications for four (04) positions of Research Fellow under the ‘P. A. Sangma Fellowship for Legal and Policy Research’. It is a Fellowship (12 months) (extendable), based out of Meghalaya. These positions are…

18 May

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Book Talk | Caste Pride: Battles for Equality in Hindu India (Westland 2023).

On May 18, there will be a Public Lecture by our guest speaker, Mr. Manoj Mitta, who will be delivering a talk on his recently published book, Caste Pride: Battles for Equality in Hindu India…

18 May

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National Law School – Trilegal International Arbitration Conference | May 18, 2023

The Moot Court Society, a student run society at NLSIU, along with Trilegal, a leading corporate law firm, are organizing the VI Edition of the National Law School-Trilegal International Arbitration Conference (NLSTIAC). The event is…

17 May

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Faculty Seminar | Dr. Arul George Scaria’s Report for the Delhi High Court

In our next faculty seminar on 17th May, Dr. Arul George Scaria will discuss a report he prepared for the Delhi High Court. Abstract of the Report: Sec. 52(1)(za) of the Copyright Act 1957 is an…

16 May

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A Court recall that impacts the rights of the accused | Opinion Piece by NLS Faculty Preeti Pratishruti Dash

NLS faculty member Preeti Pratishruti Dash’s Opinion piece has been published in The Hindu titled, “A Court recall that impacts the rights of the accused.” The piece looks into the Supreme Court’s decision to recall…

15 May

Public Policy Challenge 2023: Model G20 Summit | MPP Students from NLSIU Win Best Negotiator Award

We congratulate our students Neel Lohit Pandey, Sarish Tripathi and Subham Shrivastava, of the Master’s Programme in Public Policy on winning the Best Negotiator award at the Public Policy Challenge 2023: Model G20 Summit. The…

15 May

NLS Faculty Rahul Singh on the Book ‘Competition Law in South Asia ‘ | Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, New Delhi

NLS faculty member Rahul Singh features in this book discussion on ‘Competition Law in South Asia ‘ organised by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, New Delhi. Dr. Amber Darr, (Author of ‘Competition Law in…

15 May

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Akhila Basalalli

1. Can you tell us more about yourself? I was born in Shimoga, Karnataka and did my schooling in Shimoga and Bangalore. I received my B.A., LL.B., and LL.M. degrees from the University of Mysore….

13 May

NLSIU Alumna Ms. Nayana Motamma Wins Legislative Assembly Seat in Karnataka Elections 2023!

NLSIU congratulates our alumna, Ms. Nayana Motamma (BA LLB 2003), who won the Mudigere seat in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections earlier today – May 13, 2023. Nayana graduated from NLSIU’s five-year BA LLB (Hons)…

05 May

Univ Week! | May 2023

At the end of another Academic Year, NLSIU’s students did not fail to disappoint the crowds as they brought their best moves, and an abundance of creativity and talent to Univ Week 2023! Students across…

03 May

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Faculty Seminar | ‘The Indian Metropolis: Deconstructing India’s Urban Spaces’

On 3rd May 2023, the faculty seminar will be by guest speaker, Shri. Feroze Varun Gandhi, who will be delivering a talk on his recently published book, ‘The Indian Metropolis: Deconstructing India’s Urban Spaces’. About…

02 May

Alumni in the News | “From 2013 ISC topper to Harvard Law School: Bhuvanyaa Vijay’s journey of perseverance and growth”

NLS alumna Bhuvanyaa Vijay has been featured in the latest “Lessons from the Top” Series of the Indian Express. Bhuvanyaa graduated from the BA LLB (Hons) programme at NLSIU in 2018 and is currently an…

02 May

Call for Quotations | Turnkey RFID solution implementation for NLSIU library

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University invites email quotations for implementing turnkey RFID solution to NLSIU Library. Description of Work Implementation of Turnkey RFID Solution Date of Isse of Quotation…

28 Apr

Call for Applications | Consultant | Project on Women in Karnataka Police

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Consultant under the project on ‘Women in Karnataka Police’. It is a contractual assignment (07 months), based anywhere in India (remote). The position is under National Law…

28 Apr

Call for Applications | Senior Lawyer | Centre for Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Senior Lawyer under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for Child and…

28 Apr

Call for Applications | Lawyer | Centre for Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Lawyer under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for Child and the…

28 Apr

Call for Applications | Research Consultant | Centre for Child and the Law

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position of Research Consultant under the ‘Child Protection Programme’. It is a contractual assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is under the Centre for Child and…

27 Apr

Start-ups vs Google: Action can be taken only as per law | NLS Faculty Member Rahul Singh on The Hindu BusinessLine Podcast

NLS faculty member Rahul Singh features on The Hindu BusinessLine podcast where he speaks on the topic: “Start-ups vs Google: Action can be taken only as per law.” Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law at…

27 Apr

Research Conversations at NLSIU

The first convening of ‘NLSIU Research Conversations’ was held on April 1, 2023. Faculty, researchers and academic fellows came together to share their ongoing research. Presentations and discussions were organised across three topical sessions. Development…

24 Apr

Meet our New Faculty | Dr. Suryaprakash Mishra

1. Can you tell us more about yourself? Hailing from north India, I have had stints in different parts of the country. I spent some time in Ooty, Tamil Nadu during my schooling at Lawrence…

20 Apr

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Book Talk at American University by NLS Faculty Member Dr. Sushmita Pati

Join a virtual discussion with Dr. Sushmita Pati on her new book, titled Properties of Rent: Community, Capital, and Politics in Globalising Delhi. Sushmita is Assistant Professor, Political Science at the National Law School of…

19 Apr

Request for Quotations | Setting up of staff for Health Centre

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University invites email quotations for “Staffing the Health Centre” from eligible firms. Description of Work Staffing the HealthCentre (Doctor, Nurse and Pharmacist) Date of Issue…

18 Apr

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | July 2023 Term

NLSIU invites interested persons to offer Elective Courses at the University in the first trimester (July 03, 2023 to September 21, 2023) of the Academic Year 2023-24. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours…

17 Apr

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Faculty Seminar | Right to Occupy Airspace – Conflict between Airports and Landowners on the Use of Vertical Space in India

This week faculty seminar will feature a discussion by our faculty member Harsha N on the topic “Right to occupy airspace – Conflict between airports and landowners on the use of vertical space in India”….

17 Apr

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‘Consilience 2023’ | Conference on Emerging Issues in the Gaming Industry

The Law and Technology Society, NLSIU, in association with the All India Game Developer Forum (AIGDF), announces ‘Consilience 2023′, the 22nd edition of L-Tech’s flagship conference. This year’s conference focuses on emerging issues in the…

16 Apr

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NLSIU Team Wins the 8th NLIU Justice R.K. Tankha Memorial Arbitration Moot, 2023

We are delighted to announce that the National Law School of India (NLSIU) Bangalore team were declared winners of the 8th NLIU – Justice R.K. Tankha Memorial Arbitration Moot, held in April 2023. The team…

15 Apr

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Book Discussion | Sebanti Chatterjee on her Book “Choral Voices Stories of Music and Belonging from Goa and Shillong”

About the Book A panel of scholars and musicians will engage in a discussion with author Sebanti Chatterjee on her recent book, Choral Voices: Ethnographic Imaginations of Sound and Sacrality (published by Bloomsbury Academic, February 2023). The book uses…

14 Apr

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Panel Discussion | House of the People: Parliament and the Making of Indian Democracy

NLS faculty member Dr. Aparna Chandra will be part of a panel discussion on “House of the People: Parliament and the Making of Indian Democracy” on April 14, 2023 at the Bangalore International Centre (BIC)…

13 Apr

Meet our New Faculty | Dr. Chandrabhan Yadav

1. Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I was born in a remote district named Ballia (eastern UP) and that is where my early childhood was spent. I lived in Allahabad for some…

12 Apr

Public Lecture Notes | The News Event: Popular Sovereignty in the Age of Deep Mediatization

In our latest public lecture on April 6, 2023, Dr. Francis Cody, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, visited NLSIU to discuss his new book, The News Event: Popular Sovereignty in the Age…

10 Apr

Call for Applications | Visiting Faculty (Rolling Basis)

Fresh Review of Applications: January 2024 The University invites bright and motivated applicants for the position of Visiting Faculty on a contractual basis, up to one year commencing from 1st March 2024. The visiting faculty…

08 Apr

“Single parents: Does the law discriminate?” | NLS Faculty Member Dr. Sarasu Thomas Speaks on The Hindu’s In Focus Podcast

NLS faculty member Dr. Sarasu Esther Thomas features on a recent episode of The Hindu’s In Focus podcast on the topic: “Single parents: Does the law discriminate?”. Dr. Sarasu speaks on the legal discrimination faced…

07 Apr

JSW-NLS-NUS Launch Summer School Program for June-July 2023 | Applications Open!

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore is pleased to announce a collaboration with the JSW Law School of Bhutan to launch their inaugural summer school program in June this year. This program is…

06 Apr

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | On the Book: “The News Event: Popular Sovereignty in the Age of Deep Mediatization”

Our next public lecture will be delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Francis Cody on his recently published book, The News Event: Popular Sovereignty in the Age of Deep Mediatization (Chicago 2023). The lecture will take place…

06 Apr

Call for Quotations | Setting up the Creche at NLSIU Campus

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University invites email quotations for “Setting up the Creche at NLSIU Campus” from eligible firms. Description of work Setting up the Creche at NLSIU Campus…

04 Apr

Call for Applications | Director – Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

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…

01 Apr

Highlights from the Young Scholars’ Workshop at the NLS Campus | Humboldt University & NLSIU Exchange

The National Law School of India University hosted the 2023 edition of the Young Scholars’ Workshop, as part of its collaborative project on ‘Law and Transformation’ with three other Indian institutions, Azim Premji University, National…

31 Mar

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NLSAT-MPP Live Information Session

NLSIU will be conducting a second live information session on the Master’s Programme in Public Policy on March 31, 2023 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. This online information session will provide information on preparing…

31 Mar

Call for Applications | Lawyer | Centre of Excellence Project, Centre for Women and the Law (CWL)

NLSIU invites applications for one (1) position in its ‘Centre of Excellence Project’ under the Centre for Women and the Law (CWL). This is a contractual assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. This position…

31 Mar

Call for Applications | Research Assistant | Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP)

NLSIU invites applications for one (01) position under the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP). This is a full time role on contract basis for one (01) year (extendable). The…

30 Mar

Google vs CCI: Will NCLAT Order Change Anything In The Android World? | NLS Faculty Rahul Singh’s Interview on BQ Prime

In an interview on BQ Prime, NLS faculty member Rahul Singh weighs in on the recent order by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Google’s fight with the Competition Commission of India, and…

29 Mar

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Round Table Conference | Evolving trends for an International Regime on Intellectual property, Genetic Resources and Associated TK

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) Chair on IPR, CIPRA, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, Odisha organise an…

29 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan on his Book “Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism”

This faculty seminar will feature a conversation between NLS faculty members Dr. Aniket Nandan and Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan on his book titled “Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism” (Orient Blackswan, 2022). Dr. Manoharan published…

28 Mar

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Inclusive Development: Role of Employment and Environment | INET-YSI and IPP, NLSIU Conference

The Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU along with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and its Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) is organising a three-day conference on ‘Inclusive Development: Role of Employment and Environment’ from…

27 Mar

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Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Salmoli Choudhuri

1. Can you tell us more about yourself and your work? I was born and raised in Kolkata and moved to Delhi for college education. After completing an integrated undergraduate degree in law and humanities…

24 Mar

Call for Quotations | Supply of Books and Journals to the NLSIU Library

The National Law School of India, Bangalore is empanelling book vendors, publishers and journal vendors for procurement of books and journal bound volumes for financial years 2023-24 and 2024-25 (two years) for its library for…

23 Mar

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Between Hope and Despair:100 Ethical Reflections on contemporary India

The next public lecture will be delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Bhargava on his book titled “Between Hope and Despair: 100 Ethical Reflections on Contemporary India”. About the speaker Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Bhargava is a…

21 Mar

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Meet Our New Faculty | Bhanu Tanwar

  Can you tell us more about yourself? My family hails from Delhi and it is where I was born and brought up. I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Law from National Law University,…

20 Mar

Meet Our New Faculty | Rahul Hemrajani

1. Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? I was born in Bangalore and did most of my schooling here. After graduating with a BBA LLB from Symbiosis Law School, Pune, I worked as…

20 Mar

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NLSAT-LLB Live Information Session

NLSIU will be conducting a second live information session on the LL.B. (Hons.) Programme on March 24, 2023 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. This online information session will provide information on preparing for the…

20 Mar

Social Transformation through Access to Justice | Notes from a Lecture by Kenyan Chief Justice Martha K. Koome

“Why law? What do you want to do with it when you’re done learning? We’re going to be talking to you about access to justice. Why justice?” Justice Philomena M. Mwilu’s opening address was a…

17 Mar

Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science at University of Southampton Visits NLSIU

On 16th March 2023, Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, visited the NLSIU campus. During her visit, she delivered a lecture on “Four Internets: Data, Geopolitics and the…

15 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | “When will the dawn of divorce arrive?”: An Itinerary of Pre-Legal Ideas about Divorce in Stree Magazine, 1930-1955″

This week’s faculty seminar will feature a talk by Dr. Ashwini Tambe on the topic “When will the dawn of divorce arrive?”: An Itinerary of Pre-Legal Ideas about Divorce in Stree Magazine, 1930-1955″. NLS faculty…

15 Mar

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Guest Lecture | Epistemic Discrimination by Prof. Craig Konnoth

The QAMRA Archival Project at NLSIU invites you to a guest lecture by Prof. Craig Konnoth on Epistemic Discrimination. About the Speaker Prof. Craig Konnoth is Martha Lubin Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh Bicentennial Professor…

15 Mar

Call for Applications | Director – Campus and Residential Life

The National Law School of India University invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time post based in Bangalore of Director – Campus and Residential Life. The Director – Campus and Residential…

15 Mar

Call for Applications | Careers and Placement Officer

The National Law School of India University invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time post based in Bangalore of Careers and Placement Officer. The role serves as a bridge for students…

15 Mar

Call for Applications | Research Associate | Centre for the Child and the Law (CCL)

NLSIU invites applications for two (02) positions for the Centre for the Child and the Law (CCL). This is a contractual research assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. The Centre for Child and the…

12 Mar

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NLSAT 2023 | NLSIU Campus Visit

National Law School of India University, Bengaluru is organising a campus visit at NLSIU on March 12, 2023 (Sunday). This campus visit will provide applicants to the NLSAT 2023 a unique opportunity to receive information on the 3-Year LL.B….

12 Mar

NLSAT 2023 | NLSIU Campus Visit Updates

On March 12, 2023, NLSIU organised a campus visit for candidates interested in applying to its 3-Year LLB (Hons), MPP and PhD programmes. Over 200 people including registered candidates and their family members visited the…

08 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Choral Voices: Ethnographic Imaginations of Sound and Sacrality

This week’s faculty seminar will feature a talk by Dr. Sebanti Chatterjee about her monograph – “Choral Voices: Ethnographic Imaginations of Sound and Sacrality” – that was published last month by Bloomsbury. Prof. (Dr.) Atreyee…

08 Mar

March 2023 Term | Campus Updates

As our faculty and students return for the last term of the current academic year, we are gearing up for a host of activities and events to kickstart our March 2023 term. To begin with,…

07 Mar

Chief Justice Koome and Deputy Chief Justice Mwilu of the Supreme Court of Kenya Visit the NLSIU Campus

On March 7, 2023, NLSIU was honoured to host Justice Martha K. Koome, Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya, and Justice Philomena M. Mwilu, Deputy Chief Justice and Vice President of…

07 Mar

Call for Quotations | Civil Work at Library

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for “Civil Work at Library, NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Description of Work Civil Work at Library at NLSIU Date of Issue of Quotation 07.03.2023 Last…

07 Mar

NLSIU Announces Partnership with University of Sydney Law School

We are excited to announce a new partnership between the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and the University of Sydney Law School. This partnership aims to develop a cooperative arrangement which will facilitate…

01 Mar

NLSIU Extends Partnership with Jigme Singye Wangchuck (JSW) School of Law, Bhutan

NLSIU is excited to extend its partnership with the Jigme Singye Wangchuck (JSW) School of Law, Bhutan! A team from NLSIU comprising Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy, and NLS faculty Ms. Preeti Pratishruti Dash, and Mr….

28 Feb

NLSIU Team Declared Winners in D M Harish Moot 2023!

We are delighted and proud to announce that our team from NLSIU was declared as the winning team at the 24th D. M. Harish Memorial International Online Moot Court Competition 2023 organised by Government Law…

28 Feb

NLSIU Team Wins the NUJS-HSF Moot 2023!

We are happy to share that the team from NLSIU has won the 15th edition of the NUJS-Herbert Smith Freehills National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition 2023! The Competition was held at the West Bengal…

26 Feb

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Why Policy Education in a University Matters | Talk by Dr. Rinku Lamba and Dr. Aniket Nandan

NLS faculty members Dr. Rinku Lamba & Dr. Aniket Nandan will be speaking as part of the Policy Adda at the BIC Hub’ba 2023 this Sunday, February 26, 2023. They will be speaking on the…

22 Feb

NLSIU Joins the Law and Development Research Network

We are happy to announce that the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru is now part of the Law and Development Research Network (LDRN). The LDRN seeks to enhance knowledge and understanding of the…

09 Feb

NLSIU Signs MoU with IGNFA, Dehradun to Offer the Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (PGDEL)

The National Law School of India University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India; to…

08 Feb

XVI National Law School – Trilegal International Arbitration Moot 2023

The National Law School of India University in association with Trilegal is pleased to announce that registrations for the XVI National Law School Trilegal International Arbitration Moot (NLSTIAM) are now open! NLSTIAM is the flagship…

08 Feb

Call for Applications | Research Fellow | Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA)

NLSIU invites applications for two (2) positions for the Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA). This is a contractual research assignment (12 months), based out of Bangalore. Role Research Fellow (2 positions)…

07 Feb

Call for Applications | ‘CopyrightX: NLSIU’ – A Copyright Law Course from NLSIU & Harvard Law School

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in collaboration with the Harvard Law School (HLS), is offering a comparative copyright law course titled ‘CopyrightX: NLSIU’ in the upcoming trimester. This eight week hybrid course…

07 Feb

Call for Quotations | Learning Management System on Moodle

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) is a University established under the National Law School of India Act, 1986, imparting legal education. The National Law School of India University runs a host of…

01 Feb

All about NLSIU’s New Film Club!

Come Friday evening, the first floor of the Old Academic Block on campus comes alive with big crowds, loud applause or cheers, and of course, some food and beverages on the side. The second term…

01 Feb

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Three-day Capacity Building Programme for Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission of Kerala

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU is conducting a three day capacity building programme for members of the Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission of Kerala from February 1-3, 2023. The programme will involve sensitization…

31 Jan

Acknowledging 25 Years of Dedicated Service | Mr. Ramesh Kumar

  Mr. Ramesh Kumar, who hails from Bangalore, joined the NLSIU Library in January 1998. After graduating with a MA in Applied Economics, he also earned a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from…

31 Jan

Call for Applications | Research Assistant | Project on Strengthening Nutrition Governance in India

NLSIU invites applications for one (1) role in its project on ‘Strengthening Nutrition Governance in India’ under the ‘Right To Food’ programme. This is a contractual assignment (12 months), based in Bangalore. The position is…

31 Jan

Call for Applications | Office Assistant | Project on Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System

NLSIU invites applications for one (1) role in its project on ‘Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System’ under the ‘Child Protection’ programme. This is a contractual assignment (12 months), based…

25 Jan

Dr. Sanjay Jain on the Newly Published 8th Edition of V.D. Mahajan’s Constitutional Law of India

We congratulate NLS faculty member Dr. Sanjay Jain on bringing out the 8th edition of V.D. Mahajan’s Constitutional Law of India. Thoroughly revised by Dr. Sanjay Jain after 32 years, this edition of V.D. Mahajan’s…

25 Jan

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Panel discussion | Perspectives on Capital Punishment

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) along with the Inequality and Human Development (IHD) Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) is jointly organising a panel discussion on PERSPECTIVES ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. The…

25 Jan

Call for Quotations | Construction of Entry Walk Way for Library Area at the NLSIU

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Construction of Entry Walk Way for Library Area at the NLSIU” are hereby invited from eligible contractors. Description of Work Construction of Entry Walk…

23 Jan

Public Lecture Notes | Dr. Mahesh Rangarajan on “Nature in Balance? State, Society, and Ecology in Independent India”

The first NLSIU Public Lecture of 2023, titled “Nature in Balance? State, Society, and Ecology in Independent India,” was delivered on campus on January 12 by renowned environmental historian Dr. Mahesh Rangarajan. The session focused…

21 Jan

FAQs | Admission of Karnataka Students to NLSIU

In light of concerns raised regarding the admission of Karnataka students at NLSIU, the University would like to put forth a set of FAQs regarding the matter. The Kannada version of some of the key…

21 Jan

FAQs – Kannada | Admission to Karnataka Students at NLSIU

ಎನ್‌ಎಲ್‌ಎಸ್‌ ಐಯು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಪ್ರವೇಶ ನೀಡುತ್ತದೆಯೇ? ಹೌದು. 1988 ರ ಮೊದಲ ಬ್ಯಾಚ್‌ನಿಂದಲೂ , ಎನ್‌ಎಲ್‌ಎಸ್‌ಐಯು ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಸ್ಪರ್ಧಾತ್ಮಕ ಪ್ರವೇಶ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗಳ ಆಧಾರದ ಮೇಲೆ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಪ್ರವೇಶ ನೀಡಿದೆ. ಎನ್‌ಎಲ್‌ಎಸ್‌ ಐಯು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಶೇಕಡ 25 ರಷ್ಟು ಸೀಟುಗಳನ್ನು ಕಾಯ್ದಿರಿಸುತ್ತದೆಯೇ? ಹೌದು. ಎನ್‌ ಎಲ್‌…

20 Jan

Phase I of the Karnataka Women Police Project Complete

The Project for Benchmarking and Strengthening the Role of Women in Karnataka Police at NLSIU has completed Phase 1 of its research, and has begun a number of initiatives under the second phase of this…

20 Jan

NLSIU’s Centre for Child and the Law Concludes Study on the Adequacy of Anganwadi Centres in Karnataka

NLSIU’s Centre for Child and the Law (CCL) has concluded the study on the adequacy of anganwadi centres (AWCs) in Karnataka’s tribal and urban areas. The study was commissioned by, and conducted in collaboration with…

18 Jan

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Guest Lecture by Dr. Rahamat Tarikere | ಬಹುತ್ವ: ಕೆಲವು ಟಿಪ್ಪಣಿಗಳು (The Concept of Plurality: Some Notes)

NLSIU is organising a lecture by noted Kannada writer, critic and teacher, Dr Rahamat Tarikere on Thursday January 19, 2023 at 5 PM. The lecture titled “The Concept of Plurality: Some Notes” (ಬಹುತ್ವ: ಕೆಲವು ಟಿಪ್ಪಣಿಗಳು)…

18 Jan

Kite-Flying and Rangoli Competition at NLS

Festivals bring in gaiety and merriment that provides much-needed relief from academic rigor, and when celebrated with a competitive touch, help to channelise students’ talents. In this spirit, CulComm and the Campus Development and Management…

17 Jan

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Film Screening | We Have Not Come Here to Die

On 17th of January which marks Rohith Vemula’s seventh death anniversary, we are screening the film “We Have Not Come Here to Die” (2018) which chronicles the events leading up to Rohith’s death. We will be joined by the director Deepa Dhanraj for a…

16 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Marxism and Postcolonialism: A Reparative Reading through Walter Benjamin’s Historical Materialism

Abstract The central problem tackled within this project is the conflict between postcolonial theory and Marxism. This debate is approached through the subaltern scholars and Marxists such as Vivek Chibber who argue against this form…

10 Jan

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Nature in Balance? State, Society, and Ecology in Independent India

We invite you to this week’s Public Lecture featuring guest speaker Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan who will be delivering a talk titled, “Nature in Balance? State, Society, and Ecology in Independent India”. About the Speaker Mahesh…

10 Jan

Call for Quotations | Student ERP/ Student Information System at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University runs several on-campus academic Programs. The University intends to modernize its academic administration system and invites interested entities to respond to this RFP for a student ERP/ information…

10 Jan

Call for Quotations | Designing & Installing Pre-Fab Offices

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites email quotations from eligible bidders for designing & installing pre-fab offices at the University. Date of Issue of Quotation: 10.1.2023 Last Date for Submission: 19.1.2023 Please go…

10 Jan

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights Project | Initiative by NLSIU & Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

During September 2022 – January 2023, the National Law School of India University organised a series of lectures, workshops, and courses under the “Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights” Project with the support of the Consulate…

09 Jan

A Queer Sport Has Arrived at NLSIU

This article is authored by Exchange Student Tekla Emborg, and was published by the QAMRA Archive at NLSIU. On a clear Sunday morning, the 20th of November 2022, something historic took place on the sports…

06 Jan

Press Release on Admission to Karnataka Students at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru hereby sets out some essential background information regarding the admission of Karnataka students at the University. Please refer to the press release below for further details: English…

03 Jan

Call for Applications | Manager – Facilities and Projects

The National Law School of India University invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time position of Manager, Facilities and Projects, based in Bangalore. This role is a full-time permanent position based…

02 Jan

NLS Faculty Member Appointed to the Supreme Court Committee on Accessibility

We are happy to announce that NLS faculty member, Dr. Sanjay Jain, has been appointed to the Supreme Court Committee on Accessibility. The Committee was constituted by the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India D Y…

30 Dec

Call for Papers | Conference on Inclusive Development: Role of Employment and Environment

The Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU in collaboration with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and its Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) is organising a three-day conference from March 28-30, 2023. The conference is on…

29 Dec

NLSIU’s Online and Hybrid Certificate Course in Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

During December 2022-January 2023, the National Law School of India University offered an Online and Hybrid Certificate Course in Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights. This course was offered as part of the “Artificial Intelligence and…

27 Dec

Call for Applications | Research Assistant | Pluralist Agreement and Constitutional Transformation (PACT) Project

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications for the position of Research Assistant under the project ‘Pluralist Agreement and Constitutional Transformation (PACT).’ This is a full-time role, based out of the NLSIU campus…

27 Dec

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QAMRA Talks | Archiving Justice Movements of the Marginal: Lessons from Queer Emancipation & HIV Struggles

We invite you to a QAMRA Talks event on “Archiving Justice Movements of the Marginal: Lessons from Queer Emancipation & HIV Struggles” by Vivek Divan. The talk will be followed by a discussion by NLS…

27 Dec

Call for Quotations | Supply of Furniture to NLSIU Hostels

The National Law School of India, Bangalore invites email quotations for “Supply of Furniture to NLSIU Hostels” from eligible furniture manufacturers. Description of Work Supply of Furniture to NLSIU Hostels Date of Issue of Quotation…

22 Dec

NLSIU announces the ‘Shri N. T. Vanamamalai Scholarship’

The National Law School of India University announces the ‘Shri N. T. Vanamamalai Scholarship’, instituted in honour of the late senior advocate and veteran criminal lawyer, Shri. N. T. Vanamamalai. The scholarship is supported by…

22 Dec

NLS Student part of Winning Team at the Unleash Global Innovation Lab 2022

We congratulate MPP student Manaswini B for her achievement at the Unleash Global Innovation Lab 2022. Manaswini and her team members won the “Most Innovative Solution Award” for their prototype that addressed manual cleaning of…

21 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Discussion on the Paper “An Exceptionally Special Law: Constraints Over Emergency Powers under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.”

NLS faculty member Radhika Chitkara will discuss the paper titled “An Exceptionally Special Law: Constraints Over Emergency Powers under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.” Prof. Arun Thiruvengadam will be the discussant. Abstract: The Supreme Court…

20 Dec

Call for Papers | International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP)

The International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) welcomes contributions from academicians, practitioners, students of law and allied fields. The Board of Editors invites submissions for Vol. 11 of IJCLP. This volume is scheduled…

19 Dec

NLSIU Launches Centre for Study of Rule of Law

The National Law School of India University is happy to announce the launch of a new research centre for study of the Rule of Law in partnership with TrustBridge. TrustBridge is a non-profit that works…

17 Dec

Call for Applications | Lawyer | Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System Project

NLSIU invites applications for a role in its project on ‘Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System’. This is a contractual assignment (12 months, may be extendable), based out of Bangalore….

16 Dec

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Movie Screening | Bosnian Film | Quo Vadis, Aida?

Following up on the success of ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ movie screening, we will be screening the Oscar nominated and critically acclaimed Bosnian film Quo Vadis, Aida? (Where are you going, Aida?) this week. The screening will…

16 Dec

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Panel Discussion | Draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

The Law and Technology Society, NLSIU invites students, practitioners and academicians across all areas of law to a panel discussion on the Draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 on Saturday, December 17, 2022. The event…

16 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Discussion on the Book “Acts of Media: Law and Media in Contemporary India”

On 23 December (Friday), we are hosting a book event on “Acts of Media: Law and Media in Contemporary India”. We will have a panel comprising the book’s contributing authors who will introduce and briefly…

15 Dec

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU | March 2023

NLSIU invites interested persons to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from March 06,2023 to May 28, 2023. An elective course at NLSIU requires 40 hours of classroom engagement. These courses…

15 Dec

Call for Applications | Research Assistant | Project on Public Health and the Indian Constitution

NLSIU invites applications for a role of Research Assistant in its project on ‘Public Health and the Indian Constitution’. This is a short-term contractual research assignment (4 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is…

13 Dec

Call for Applications | IFA-QAMRA Creative Project and IFA-QAMRA Scholarly Project

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in collaboration with the Queer Archive for Memory, Reflection and Activism (QAMRA) Archival Project at NLSIU Bengaluru invites applications for IFA-QAMRA Creative Project and IFA-QAMRA Scholarly Project. This project…

12 Dec

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Webinar on Global Practices on Women in Police | Dialogue Series on ‘Equalising the Role of Women in Policing’

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, is pleased to invite you to the inaugural session of “Equalizing the Role of Women in Policing”, an online dialogue series featuring policies, programs and initiatives from…

08 Dec

Call for Tenders | Installation and Supply of Active Components

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

06 Dec

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Unearned Privileges of Meritorious Castes

This week’s public lecture will be delivered by Dr. Suraj Yengde on the topic “The Unearned Privileges of Meritorious Castes.” The lecture will take place on December 9, 2022 at 4 PM in the Old…

05 Dec

NLS Student Manhar Bansal Wins the SHA President’s Award for Student Scholarship

We congratulate second-year BA LLB (Hons) student Manhar Bansal for winning the SHA President’s Award for Student Scholarship. His paper titled “Of Powerful Particulars and Contingent Universals: Freedom, Feminism and Engaged Universalism” was awarded first…

05 Dec

Constitution Day at NLSIU

NLSIU observed ‘Constitution Day’ by organising an art activity for the NLS community on November 26, 2022. Constitution Day, also known as “National Law Day” is celebrated annually on 26th November to commemorate the adoption…

01 Dec

“AI will often need to be culturally or environmentally sensitive” – Prof. Anupam Chander on Artifical Intelligence and Human Rights

Prof. Anupam Chander, Scott K. Ginsburg, Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, delivered an insightful speech on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights” at an event organised by the National Law…

01 Dec

FAQs – Academic Fellowship Programme

Interested to apply to NLSIU’s Academic Fellowship programme? Here are some FAQs to guide you during your application process. Who is an ideal candidate? A graduate in law/social sciences with a strong academic record and…

30 Nov

Call for Applications | Academic Fellowship Programme (2023-25) | 10 Positions

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites online applications for the position of Academic Fellow (10) on a Contract Basis. The two-year full-time Academic Fellowship Programme is aimed at graduates and post-graduates from…

26 Nov

Call for Applications | Consultants | Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System Project

NLSIU invites applications for two roles in its project on ‘Enabling Access to Justice for Children in the Juvenile Justice System’. This is a contractual assignment (03 months), based out of Bangalore. The position is…

26 Nov

“WTO Security Exceptions: A Sliding Scale Approach to Protect the Rules- Based System for Global Free Trade” | Article by Dr. T S Somashekar & Kanchan Yadav

NLS faculty member Dr. T.S. Somashekar has co-authored an article titled “WTO Security Exceptions: A Sliding Scale Approach to Protect the Rules- Based System for Global Free Trade,” which has been published in Aarthika Charche…

23 Nov

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Event: Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights | Building a Rights-Based Perspective

We invite you to a discussion on ‘Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights’ organised at the Bangalore International Centre on Wednesday, 30th November. The event will be held from 6 pm to 7.30 pm. The discussion…

23 Nov

Call for Quotations | Designing and Development of lighting solutions for Library Area at the NLSIU

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for Designing and Development of lighting solutions for Library Area at the NLSIU from eligible lighting consultants. Description of Work Design and Development of lighting…

23 Nov

Call for Quotations | Designing and Development of Landscape and Amphitheater for Library Outdoor Area at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for Designing and Development of Landscape and Amphitheater for Library Outdoor Area at NLSIU from eligible Landscape Architects. Description of Work Designing and Development of…

21 Nov

Call for Quotations | Supply and Installation of Indoor Furniture at the Library

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for “Supply and installation of Indoor Furniture at the Library at NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Description of Work Supply and installation of Indoor Furniture at…

21 Nov

Meet NLSIU’s Chief Operating Officer | Mr. Shailesh Agarwal

Can you tell us more about yourself? I am originally from Uttarakhand but have lived in Bangalore for about 30 years. Interestingly, my father was a Professor of Law and therefore, most of my student…

19 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | Coining Legitimacy: Law and Technology in India

The next faculty seminar will feature a talk by Dr. Sukhalata Sen on “Coining Legitimacy: Law and Technology in India”. Dr. Mrinal Satish will be the moderator. Abstract of the paper This paper examines the…

18 Nov

Volume of Essays | “Crime Victimisation in India”

A volume of essays titled “Crime Victimisation in India,” co-edited by NLSIU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy and Ph.D Scholar Varsha Aithala, has been published by Springer Nature. The volume forms a pioneering study of crime…

18 Nov

Call for Applications | Faculty Positions at NLSIU

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…

17 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Of Untold Stories and Unlikely Migrations: Partition Refugees in Bangalore

Our next public lecture will be a talk by the guest speaker, Mr. Chiranjiv Singh on the topic: “Of Untold Stories and Unlikely Migrations: Partition Refugees in Bangalore.” About the Speaker Mr. Chiranjiv Singh, former…

17 Nov

Sudras and the Nation: Periyarist Explorations | Article by Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan

NLS faculty member Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan’s article titled “Sudras and the Nation: Periyarist Explorations” has been published as part of a special series in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW). Titled “Indian Freedom Struggle…

16 Nov

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International Conference on New Facets on Consumer Protection Challenges and the Way Forward

The Chair for Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru is organising the International Conference on ‘New Facets on Consumer Protection Challenges and the Way Forward’ on November 19, 2022. The…

16 Nov

Interview with Prof. Victor Ramraj | University of Victoria (Faculty of Law), British Columbia

Dr. Victor V. Ramraj, Professor, University of Victoria (Faculty of Law), British Columbia visited the NLSIU campus recently to deliver a faculty seminar on “Collaborating in times of crisis: Challenges and strategies for international research.”…

15 Nov

NLS Graduate Arti Gupta Wins 2022 Audre Rapoport Prize

We congratulate Arti Gupta, NLS BA LLB 2022, for being awarded the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights. She was awarded the prize for her essay titled, “The Unhappy Marriage of…

15 Nov

NLS Faculty Member Rahul Singh on The Hindu’s In Focus Podcast | “Why has the CCI levied multiple penalties on Google”

NLS faculty member Rahul Singh has been featured on The Hindu’s In Focus podcast where he speaks on the topic: “Why has the CCI levied multiple penalties on Google.” In this episode, he shares his…

15 Nov

Call for Quotations | Supply and Installation of Lifts for Hostels at NLSIU

The National Law School of India University invites email quotations for “Supply and installation of Lift for Hostels at NLSIU” from eligible contractors. Description of Work Supply and installation of Lifts for Hostels at NLSIU…

15 Nov

NLSIU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy Awarded Infosys Prize 2022

We are delighted to announce that NLSIU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy has been awarded the Infosys Prize 2022 in the Humanities category. The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) on Tuesday announced the winners of the 14th…

14 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | Dr. Nikhil Menon on his Book: “Planning Democracy: Modern India’s Quest for Development”

The faculty Seminar will feature a conversation between faculty member Rashmi Venkatesan and Dr. Nikhil Menon, Assistant Professor of History, University of Notre Dame. He is the author of the newly released book, “Planning Democracy:…

11 Nov

Backwards Vs Forwards: Too Many Quotas Are Bad For Bharat | Raag Yadava and Arghya Sengupta

NLS faculty member Raag Yadava has co-authored a piece titled “Backwards vs forwards: Too many quotas are bad for Bharat,” published in the TOI Editorial page on November 11, 2022. The article reflects on how…

10 Nov

Call for Applications | Assistant Manager – ERP

The University invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time post based in Bangalore of Assistant Manager – ERP. This role will involve closely working with the various university departments and on-board…

10 Nov

Call for Applications | Alumni Officer

The University invites online applications from dynamic and accomplished professionals for the full-time post based in Bangalore of Alumni Officer. The Office of Alumni Services at the National Law School of India University is responsible…

10 Nov

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Movie Night on Campus

The University is organising a movie night this Friday on campus for the NLS community. We are screening the critically acclaimed and multiple award-winning Malayalam film Kumbalangi Nights, directed by Madhu C. Narayanan, released in…

09 Nov

Meet our New Faculty | Dr. Anindita Jaiswal

1. Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? My most recent few years have been significantly engaged with corporate law. I have been into both sides of it – research/academic and industry practice. On…

09 Nov

“EWS judgment fundamental shift from caste. It reshapes affirmative action as anti-poverty” | Opinion Piece by Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy

NLSIU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy’s opinion piece on the recent EWS judgment by the Supreme Court has been published in The Print. Excerpts: Though India and the US have implemented large and complicated affirmative action…

04 Nov

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National Consultation with State Food Commissions | Centre for Child and the Law

The Centre for Child and the Law, NLSIU, is organising a two-day National Level Consultation with State Food Commissions on 7th and 8th November 2022. About the National Consultation with State Food Commissions We are…

03 Nov

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Faculty Seminar | Grand Narratives of Transition and the Quest for Democratic Constitutionalism in India and South Africa

The faculty seminar on “Grand Narratives of Transition and the Quest for Democratic Constitutionalism in India and South Africa” will be held on November 9, 2022. The speaker for this session is Dr. Theunis Roux,…

02 Nov

Why India’s Landmark Abortion Ruling could Echo around the World | Article by Shreya Shree & Gauri Pillai

NLSIU faculty members Ms. Shreya Shree and Ms. Gauri Pillai have authored an article titled “Why India’s landmark abortion ruling could echo around the world,” which has been published by Aljazeera. The article reflects on…

02 Nov

Call for Quotations | AMC Empanelment

The National Law School of India, Bangalore (“NLSIU”) 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. Important Dates:…

02 Nov

November 2022 Term | What’s New on Campus?

As our faculty and students return for the second term of the academic year, we are gearing up for a host of activities and events to kickstart our November 2022 term on a high note….

01 Nov

Alumni Feature | Buddappagari Manaswini, Master’s in Public Policy ‘23

Born and raised in Hyderabad, Manaswini has an undergraduate degree in Genetics, Chemistry and Microbiology from St. Ann’s Degree College for Women. Manaswini was an avid quizzer during her college days and she participated in…

31 Oct

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International Workshop on ‘Transformative Constitutionalism’ | November 3-5, 2022

NLSIU is hosting a workshop titled ‘Transformative Constitutionalism: Comparing dimensions of the Past, Power and Social Justice in EU and Indian constitutionalism’ between November 3-5, 2022. This workshop is part of a continuing series held…

31 Oct

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Opening Week Concert at NLSIU | Indian Classical Dhrupad Vocalists Anant and Dhani Gundecha

As we begin our November 2022 term, we are excited to host an Opening Week Concert featuring Indian classical Dhrupad vocalists, Anant and Dhani Gundecha from Bhopal. The concert will be held on November 5,…

27 Oct

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Faculty Seminar | The Southern Turn Towards World Comparative Law

The first faculty seminar for the November 2022 term will be on the topic “The Southern Turn Towards World Comparative Law” by Dr. Philipp Dann, Professor, Humboldt University (Faculty of Law), Berlin. About the speaker…

27 Oct

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Faculty Seminar | Collaborating in Times of Crisis: Challenges and Strategies for International Research

The faculty seminar on “Collaborating in times of crisis: Challenges and strategies for international research” will be held on November 7, 2022. The speaker for this session is Dr. Victor V. Ramraj, Professor, University of…

27 Oct

CLAT 2023 | Campus Visit at NLSIU

In a first of its kind initiative, candidates writing the upcoming Common Law Admission Test were able to visit NLSIU as part of the CLAT 2023 campus visits. It was organised on October 27 &…

25 Oct

Call for Applications | Manager – Academic Administration

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is committed to building on its legacy to become a leading Asian and Global law school in the next decade. The University accordingly invites online applications from…

25 Oct

Call for Applications | Editor

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is committed to building on its legacy to become a leading Asian and Global law school in the next decade. The National Law School of India University…

25 Oct

Call for Applications | Development Officer

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is committed to building on its legacy to become a leading Asian and Global law school in the next decade. The National Law School of India University…

22 Oct

Meet Our New Faculty | Dr. Karthick Ram Manoharan

Can you tell us more about yourself/your background? The early part of my childhood was spent in Gujarat and Assam before relocating to Chennai. I studied at Loyola College, and the Asian College of Journalism…

22 Oct

Lessons From India’s Implementation of Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health | Paper by Nanditta Batra

NLS faculty member Nanditta Batra has published a research paper with The South Centre, an intergovernmental organization of developing countries to promote their common interests in the international arena. The research paper titled “Lessons From India’s…

21 Oct

Delhi High Court Acknowledges Dr. Arul Scaria’s Assistance in Copyright Litigation | Submissions Taken on Record

The Delhi High Court, while dealing with the legal issue of use of music in marriages, has taken NLS faculty member Dr. Arul Scaria’s written submissions on record. Dr. Arul George Scaria is an Associate…

20 Oct

Of Reunion and Reminiscence: Alumni Weekend at NLSIU

Reunions, townhalls, cricket matches, a campus walk, some food and merriment, and a whole bunch of nostalgia – this pretty much summed up the University’s first in-person alumni event since the pandemic. After a gap…

17 Oct

Call for Applications | Chief of Staff (Office of the Vice-Chancellor)

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17 Oct

Call for Applications | Senior Manager – Academic Administration

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17 Oct

Call for Applications | Senior Manager – Research

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17 Oct

Call for Applications | Researcher at CLAP (Indian Direct Selling Association project) at NLSIU

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites applications under its Research Project on “Build Capacity for States/UTs towards Implementation of Direct Selling Rules” for the position of…

15 Oct

Call for Applications | Consultant – Active Bystander Programme

NLSIU invites applications for a 6-month part-time engagement as ‘Consultant – Active Bystander Programme’ in its project in collaboration with the Bengaluru City Police (BCP). The programme will conduct training for all personnel belonging to…

12 Oct

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Alumni Weekend | October 2022

The NLS Alumni Office and the NLS Alumni Association are delighted to announce our first major in-person alumni event since the Covid pandemic. On October 15 & 16, 2022, alumni from across batches will be…

05 Oct

The (Gender) Role of a Professor | Article by Prerna Dhoop & Vandana Dhoop

NLSIU faculty member Prerna Dhoop, and Independent Research Consultant Vandana Dhoop have co-authored an article titled “The (Gender) Role of a Professor,” that has been recently published in The Wire. The article attempts to understand…

01 Oct

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CLAT 2023 | Latest Updates & Instructions

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. CLAT is organized by…

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…

01 Oct

CEERA Celebrates 25 Years!

The Centre for Environment Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), established in 1997, recently celebrated its 25th year at NLSIU! CEERA focuses on research and policy advocacy in the field of environmental law. The Centre’s…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | Vipin Juneja – Master’s in Public Policy ‘23

With the conviction that only good policies can result in great nation-states, Vipin joined the NLSIU Public Policy Programme to pursue a career in which he could actively contribute to society and nation-building. Born and…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | Meenu Maria – Joseph | Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Graduating from the MPP programme in 2016, Meenu Maria Joseph is currently the Regional Head of South India, Public Policy and Corporate Affairs at Ola ANI Technologies, with her efforts mainly towards the mobility business…

30 Sep

Acknowledging 14 Years of Dedicated Service | Ms. 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

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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…

18 Sep

NLSIU Relaunches the National Law School Journal (NLSJ)

We are thrilled to announce the relaunch of the National Law School Journal (NLSJ), the flagship faculty-led journal of NLSIU, with a new website and a special commemorative issue. Published since 1989, NLSJ has a…

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 | Empanelment of Architects/Architectural Firms

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

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01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Srishti Rongpipi, Master’s in Public Policy ‘23

Srishti is a native of Karbi Anglong, an autonomous tribal district of Assam. She was schooled in Shillong, Meghalaya, where she competed as a district-level athlete. She earned her degree in Psychology from the University…

01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Kunal Munjal, Master’s in Public Policy ‘19

After working in the policy consultancy space with Swaniti Initiative, Kunal Munjal is now pursuing PhD in Development Studies at the Economic Analysis Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bengaluru. His interest in this subject stemmed from…

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…

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Prarthana Vaidya, Master’s in Public Policy ‘23

Born and raised in Mumbai, Prarthana has completed B.Com and Law from the University of Mumbai. She is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. Before joining the Public Policy Programme at NLSIU, she worked at a…

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Pranshu Raghuvanshi, Master’s in Public Policy ‘20

“The biggest influence of MPP on my career is that it inclined me towards research and gave me the skills that are required” says Pranshu Raghuvanshi, a PhD scholar pursuing research at theDepartment of Management…

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 | BA LLB (Hons) Programme

Matilde Ribeiro Although I hail from Goa, I was born and raised in Bangalore. I am a humanities student from Bethany Junior College, Bangalore, and my aspiration of becoming a lawyer began at the age…

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

Restarting 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…

11 Jul

Meet Our New Students | 3 -Year LLB (Hons) Programme

Mehr Gandhi I was born in Chandigarh but grew up in New Delhi. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. I was also a Humanities student at…

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

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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…

01 Jul

Alumni Feature | Supriya Nayak U, Master’s in Public Policy ‘23

Supriya is a tech professional turned public policy student. Hailing from Mangalore, she spent her initial years in the small village of Udma, in Northern Kerala. Growing up in the bordering area of Kerala and…

01 Jul

Alumni Feature | Kabir Arora, Master’s in Public Policy ‘18

Currently pursuing PhD at University of Witwatersrand, the Coordinator for Asia Region at the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers – Kabir Arora has been involved with the Alliance of Indian Waste pickers, Bangalore even before…

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…

01 Jun

Alumni Feature | M D Dilshad Ahmad, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born in Patna and raised in multiple cities, Dilshad experienced the cultural diversity of the society very early in his life. Dilshad got a taste of fierce competition at a very young age when he…

01 Jun

Alumni Feature | Tanya Agrawal, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Prior to joining the founding batch of NLSIU MPP, Tanya pursued the Teach for India fellowship followed by a stint in not-for-profit consulting where she worked extensively with governments of developing countries and the private…

31 May

Call for Applications | Manager – Fundraising

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31 May

Call for Applications | Student Welfare Officers

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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

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…

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,…

22 May

Policy Hackathon

The Institute of Public Policy, National Law School of India University, Bangalore in collaboration with Policy Innovation Lab and The Foundation for Inclusive and Sustainable Habitats (FISH) invites students to participate in the competition to…

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

Event

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

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…

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)

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…

11 May

Call for Applications | Accountant

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…

09 May

Event

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…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Anurag Kumar Verma, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Driven to improve public systems and policy outcomes, Anurag joined the Public Policy programme at NLSIU seeking an ecosystem engaged in research and training to understand policy design, analysis and implementation. Born in Bhopal, brought…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Deepa Kylasam Iyer, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

As a science undergraduate who transitioned to a Master’s degree in English Literature with an advanced language diploma in French from La Rochelle, France, Deepa found herself unconventional in her academic choices. As part of the…

29 Apr

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

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…

28 Apr

Event

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

Event

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

Call for Applications | P A Sangma Fellowship

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

Event

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…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Shubhama Singh, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Shubhama studied civil engineering and technology before he joined the Master’s Programme in Public Policy at NLSIU. After training at NLSIU, he aspires to be a political consultant. He wants to help governments and companies…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Bhavani Seetharaman, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

During Bhavani’s undergraduate Journalism program at Manipal University, she was selected to be a part of the DAAD scholarship exchange program to study in Bremen, Germany. There due to an administrative error she was given…

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…

01 Mar

Alumni Feature | Satyamitran Guruhari, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Hailing from both Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand, Satyamitran grew up in over 7 states, experiencing a confluence of cultures, languages, and traditions. It developed in him a bent for experiential learning and effective adaptability in…

01 Mar

Alumni Feature | Kavya Bharadkar, Master’s in Public Policy ‘19

Kavya found her way towards public policy quite by accident, while studying law at ILS Law College, Pune. The disconnect between the law as taught in the classroom and the law as experienced in civic…

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…

03 Feb

Event

Seminar | 100 Years of Independence: Evolving Identities, Markets, and the Environment

The seventh cohort of the Master’s Programme in Public Policy, NLSIU is organising a seminar on “100 Years of Independence: Evolving Identities, Markets, and the Environment” on February 3-4, 2022. The seminar will cover a…

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…

01 Feb

Alumni Feature | Shivi Grover, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born and raised in Delhi, Shivi completed her graduation in commerce from University of Delhi. It was during her undergraduate days that she joined the quizzing society of her college, igniting her quest to learn….

01 Feb

Alumni Feature | Shreoshee Mukherjee, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Shreoshee Mukherjee, born and raised in a middle income, liberal family, with roots in the political hotbeds of Uttar Pradesh (Varanasi and Gorakhpur), was part of the first cohort graduating out of the MPP programme…

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…

11 Jan

Alumni Feature | Aastha Maggu – Master’s in Public Policy ‘18

Expressing her concerns about different marginalized groups of society, Aastha Maggu said – “Groups such as women, Dalits, Adivasis and others still have to struggle harder to ensure their views are heard and represented. I…

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…

01 Jan

Alumni Feature | Aastha Maggu – Master’s in Public Policy ‘18

“My training in the MPP enabled me to listen, reflect and write about my work for varied stakeholders such as government officials, funding organizations, and community members among others” Expressing her concerns about different marginalized…

01 Jan

Alumni Feature | Prerit Shukla, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born in Ajmer and raised in multiple cities, Prerit had a chance to experience cultural diversity from a young age. Having done a few years of his schooling in Mumbai, Prerit attended the Bachelor of…

01 Jan

Alumni Feature | Sakshi Mehra, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

After studying Business Administration at the undergraduate level, Sakshi had the opportunity to work with Google India for two years. She was a forerunner of abuse and content enforcement, and helped the core policy team…

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

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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 | Announcing NLSIU’s Academic Fellowship Programme

NLSIU announces a 2-year full-time Fellowship Programme aimed at graduates and post-graduates from law, social sciences, humanities and allied fields who are preparing to enter law practice or academic careers in law, public policy or…

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

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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…

01 Dec

Alumni Feature | Chaitanya Bhat, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Chaitanya was born and raised in Thane, a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and grew up in a bilingual and bicultural family. He firmly believes that it is this cultural diversity experienced at a…

01 Dec

Alumni Feature | R Jagannath, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Jagannath (Jagan), an alumnus of the 2017 batch, is a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) expert. Having worked with multiple government, private and non government stakeholders, he has helped build evidence on “what works”. Before the…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

01 Nov

Alumni Feature | Pramiti Lonkar, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born and raised in Faridabad, Pramiti had the opportunity to embrace multiple cultural strands while being brought up in a Kannadiga-Marathi family. While she became a policy student recently, economic policy has been a key…

01 Nov

Alumni Feature | Ekta Chauhan, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Ekta Chauhan, a 2017 batch alumnus, is currently pursuing her PhD at Brandenburg Technical University (Germany) in World Heritage Studies. Her PhD research focuses on community participation and democratic decision making in cultural heritage tourism in…

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

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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

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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…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | Dishna Sikidar, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Hardworking and curious would be the two words to describe Dishna, one of the youngest students of the 7th cohort of the Masters in Public Policy Course at National Law School, Bangalore. As a person…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | Dharmendra Singh, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Dharmendra Singh, a 2016 batch alumnus, is currently working with Ontario Public Service at the Ministry of Infrastructure in Toronto, Canada. He is a TEDx speaker and in his role at the Office of the…

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

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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

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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

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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…

01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Shubham Prakash, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born in Prayagraj and raised in Gurugram, Shubham has actively looked for challenges throughout his 27 years of life, reinforcing ethics, integrity, and values, as a core attribute to his personality, early on in his…

01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Yashas C Gowda, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Technology was always an area of interest for Yashas, who then aspired to leverage his experience to influence technology policies. After completing his Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics, he went on to work as R&D Engineer…

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

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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

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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

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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…

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Vidhi Narang, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Born and raised in Indore, Vidhi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from NMIMS, Mumbai. The intersection of economics, data analysis, and social sciences made her curious to delve into the policy and development sector….

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Aishwarya Anand, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Aishwarya Anand, a 2017 batch alumnus, currently works as a public-policy consultant with Government and Public sector practice of KPMG. She is also a former LAMP fellow and has extensively worked with former MP Sh….

31 Jul

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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

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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 | Ms. 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…

01 Jul

Alumni Feature | Kiran A B, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Kiran grew up in Bengaluru and holds Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University. He worked as a software developer at Cognizant Technology Solutions before pursuing his Master’s in Public…

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 | The NLS Alumni Office

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,…

01 Jun

Alumni Feature | Anirudh Jaiswal, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Anirudh’s perennial curiosity and drive to solve challenging problems led him to pursue his Bachelors in Mathematics (Hons.) from Ambedkar University Delhi. The interdisciplinary curriculum there allowed him to explore the social sciences and was…

01 Jun

Alumni Feature | Beni Chugh, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

Development Theories and Experience, an elective course in her undergraduate economics degree, was an inflexion point for Beni. It made her see how academic-looking policy decisions had a bearing on individuals’ and countries’ human development and…

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…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Bala Panchanathan, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Hardworking, curious and determined, Bala is one of the youngest students of the seventh MPP cohort. She graduated with first class honours in BA (Honours) in Political Science from Miranda House, University of Delhi. Along…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Devarchan Banerjee, Master’s in Public Policy ‘18

Devarchan’s life has revolved around two passions: math and mud. The first is an appreciation of logic and empirical rigour, and the second is a desire to understand the diverse experience of communities. His training…

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…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Abhishek Krishnamurthy, Master’s in Public Policy ‘22

Growing up, Abhishek Krishnamurthy had always wanted to be of service to the neediest in his country in a professional capacity. It was only when he discovered the discipline of Public Policy that he found an…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Anmol Narain, Master’s in Public Policy ‘17

The intersection of Human Development, Multidimensional Poverty and Behavioral Science has always fascinated Anmol, and has been the focus of her work since obtaining the MPP at NLSIU in 2017. She is interested in furthering…

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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…

01 Mar

Alumni Feature | Sehrish Hazarika, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Inquisitive and hardworking, Sehrish Hazarika graduated from Jadavpur University, Kolkata with first-class honours in B.A. Sociology. Her passion for human rights cultivated right from college when she volunteered with Child Rights and You (CRY), Kolkata,…

01 Mar

Alumni Feature | Varun Panickar Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Understanding the various dimensions of property rights, whether as land or water rights, has been the focus of Varun’s work for the last six years. Beginning with his thesis during his MPP, which highlighted linkages…

27 Feb

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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,…

01 Feb

Alumni Feature | Neel Karnik, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Neel Karnik completed his B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal in 2016. Following that, a desire to create impact at scale motivated him to appear for the civil…

01 Feb

Alumni Feature | Avantika Gode, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Avantika Gode is currently the Director of Public Policy at Razorpay, a leading Indian fintech company. She previously worked at Uber for nearly five years where she was the Head of Public Policy for Federal…

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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….

01 Jan

Alumni Feature | Ravneet Kaur Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Ravneet is an inquisitive biotechnologist turned public policy enthusiast. Post her graduation, she wanted to get involved in something more meaningful and impactful. Following her instinct, she volunteered to tutor children from underprivileged backgrounds. She…

01 Jan

Alumni Feature | Paras Tyagi, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Growing up in an urban village in Delhi, Paras witnessed and experienced urbanisation at the most fundamental level – removal of 30 metre tall trees lining a street to make way for cars, building a…

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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…

01 Dec

Alumni Feature | Abhiudaya Verma, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Abhiudaya Verma pursued his Bachelors in Economics from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. Since his graduation he’s been involved in social work and activism. His preliminary work ranges from promoting LGBTQ+ rights…

01 Dec

Alumni Feature | Anirudh Chakradhar, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Anirudh, a graduate in Literature from Delhi University, knew he wanted to make decisions for improving human development. He shirked at the traditional path of a law degree, and instead decided to take a leap of…

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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

Event

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…

01 Nov

Alumni Feature | Mathur Sathya, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Mathur graduated from National Institute of Technology, Trichy with B.Tech in Computer Science and Technology in the year 2014. Having been placed in CA Technologies as a Software Engineer in campus placement, Mathur continued to…

01 Nov

Alumni Feature | Neha Mallick, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Hailing from Cooch Behar, Neha held an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Calcutta before deciding to pursue her Masters in Public Policy at NLS. This would kick start her career in social…

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…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | Chitra Rajpal, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

The 22 year old resilient and ambitious Chitra Rajpal is one of the youngest members of the current MPP cohort. She pursued her undergraduate studies in History from Hansraj College, Delhi University. Her passion for social…

01 Oct

Alumni Feature | TVS Sasidhar, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Sasidhar is a member of the first cohort of the Master of Public Policy program at NLSIU. Before his stint at Public Policy, he held an Engineering degree and worked in the software industry for…

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. 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.

01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Priyanka Sahasrabudhe, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Priyanka Sahasrabudhe is a policy enthusiast born and raised in Pune. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Economics (Honors) from the Symbiosis School of Economics in 2017, which fuelled her interest in social aspects of…

01 Sep

Alumni Feature | Mounik Lahiri, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Mounik currently works as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte. His formal training is in Economic Sciences, where he also had few years of relevant work experience. However, he also believed that the vast potential of the…

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…

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Thejas N, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Thejas is a curious polymath, passionate about learning new things. He is a science graduate with Triple Majors in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from Christ University. Post his graduation he was looking to pursue Mathematics….

01 Aug

Alumni Feature | Amrutha Jose Pampackal, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Amrutha is a member of the first cohort of MPP students at NLSIU. Her tryst with public policy started through an internship during her undergraduate days at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, where she was pursuing…

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…

26 Jul

Pandemics, Property, and Planning | Video by the Institute of Public Policy

The current pandemic brings concepts of property to the foreground. Stay at home orders, social distancing, commercial closures, draconian border control, the interruption of air travel (to use just a few examples) are about how…

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…

01 Jul

Alumni Feature | Bethamehi Joy Syiem, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

A passionate and determined person, Bethamehi Joy Syiem hails from the hill station of Shillong, Meghalaya. She graduated with a B.A. in History from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi where she was also awarded for…

01 Jul

Alumni Feature | Swasti Raizada, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Swasti Raizada currently works as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte. Her experiences at the grassroot level, prior to joining MPP at NLSIU, inspired her to use her technical expertise for finding solutions to the wicked problems…

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…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Anirban Paul, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

Inquisitive and tenacious by nature, Anirban Paul is a 24- year old individual hailing from the north-eastern hill station of Shillong. He graduated in 2017 from School of Communication, Manipal University, as a gold medallist…

01 May

Alumni Feature | Dr. Nalini Kaushik, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Born in a small town in Haryana, Nalini Kaushik holds an undergraduate degree of Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS). As a field that provided a fine balance of theory and practice, Nalini noticed the health inequities…

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…

15 Apr

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

Join us for a webinar on Digital Development: Insights into career opportunities in the intersection of technology and public policy on April 18, 2020. The speaker is Sharada Shrinivasan, NLS MPP, Young Professional, Digital Development…

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…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Charan Preet Singh, Master’s in Public Policy ‘21

A 26 year old jolly individual, Charan hails from Delhi where he did his initial schooling. He graduated from Delhi Technological University (DTU) as a Civil Engineer in 2014, following which he joined the Operations’…

01 Apr

Alumni Feature | Sharada Srinivasan, Master’s in Public Policy ‘16

Sharada Srinivasan works as a Young Professional in the Digital Development Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Spending much of her childhood in Gujarat, her family moved to Bangalore after the 2002 riots. Prior…

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…

08 Nov

Panel Discussion on Nobel Ideas | Institute of Public Policy

The Institute of Public Policy is organising a panel discussion titled ‘NOBEL IDEAS’ on 5th November 2019 at the NLS campus. PANELISTS Shagun Sabarwal is Associate Director of Policy and Training at Abdul Jameel –…

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…

09 Jul

TRANSECT WALK – A Seminar on Urban Decentralisation

The Institute of Public Policy is organising ‘Transect Walk – a seminar on Urban Decentralisation’ on July 9, 2019. First year students of the MPP programme at NLSIU (batch of 2019-21) will be presenting an…