The GNLU Centre for Business and Public Policy is organizing a competition on Start-Up Ventures in the Domain of Law  on February 18, 2017 at GNLU. The competition aims to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among students and GNLU Alumni. It intends to ignite the process of ideation to start legal ventures and penning down the how of it. The forum will also spread awareness about the prospects and hurdles to start up a venture, sources of funds, and realistic ways of market research, marketing skills, projections of finances and risks and exit mechanisms. The final business plan shall be submitted on or […]

Model Indian Governance (MIG) is an initiative which replicates the Indian Parliament, its working and proceedings. It simulates committees in the Ministries, Planning Commission and regional bodies under which participants act as delegates to discuss and debate pressing national issues. Model Governance Foundation is inviting applications from students and young professionals for the Organizing Committee of 4th Model Indian Governance Conference. The Model Governance Foundation is inviting applications from students and young professionals for the Organizing Committee of 4th Model Indian Governance Conference. Send your CV and SOP [email protected] October 30, 2016. More details in the brochure below.  

As the tragic suicide of Sushant Rohilla brought out only all too well, law students are under an increasing amount of stress. Be it competitive moots, a packed academic schedule, high fees, or even finding employment, today’s law students face a significant amount of mental and emotional strain. Chethana Venkataraghavan, a final-year student at Gujarat National Law University, is trying to change things, one student at a time. With exams currently taking place at GNLU, she has set up an e-mail account [email protected] (“the third choice after frown2smile and lawsucksbutlifedoesnt”). Students are free to e-mail their problems to Chethana, with the assurance that complete […]

The Harvard US-India Initiative Blog is not only a platform  to meaningfully engage with the key challenges that India today confronts, but also for discussing, interrogating and throwing into sharp focus the first principles and underlying assumptions that shape public discourse on these issues in India. The blog is now seeking submissions; these submissions may deal with any issue that is of contemporary relevance to India. Articles that have been published on the Blog in the past grapple with a diverse set of issues, from censorship of speech to Bihar’s 2015 election; from the development-environment dichotomy to the need to create […]

The Symbiosis Law School, Pune is organising a two-day symposia on National Security Laws: Leveraging Rule of Law for a More Secure India from October 19, 2016 to October 20, 2016. The workshop aims at fostering the legal knowledge of scholars, professors and professionals. The following would be the sessions: Security as a concept in Globalizing World Introduction to National Security Law Use of Force under International Law Concept of war and war crimes Rit to privacy in digital era Maritime Security law South Chine Sea arbitration Preventive Detention Laws in India For further details write to [email protected]

Alexis Foundation is organising an online internship program. Students (undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral) and young professionals interested in writing on contemporary issues in economics, public policy, law, information technology, international relations, strategy, and management may apply. The primary tasks assigned to the intern include: Writing articles for the blog. Content creation, engagement and promotion on social media channels. To apply, fill the following form: For further queries write [email protected]  

The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam has seen its fair share of tumult over the past couple of years. The University’s students have, on more than one occasion, highlighted the administration’s failure to provide them with adequate facilities. This, despite the fact that the annual fees at the University is one of the highest among the CLAT law schools. Last week, Prof JS Patil, founding Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka State Law University (KSLU), took charge as the new Vice Chancellor of NLUJAA. The question is, will the appointment of Prof Patil prove to be a turning point in the history […]

“You can send me your questions via e-mail and I will get back to you”, a student replies when I ask him what he thinks about his university. He looks at me as if he has said the most normal thing in the world, waiting for me to jot down his e-mail ID. “I don’t want to be misquoted”, he explains, much like a Senior Advocate who is reluctant to speak to the press. I have just been lawyered. The first thing I notice is that the campus of the National Law University in Jodhpur has become a lot greener, […]

Almost six months after the killing of Harambe, a 17-year old Western lowland gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, students of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University have organised a candle light vigil in the memory of the beloved gorilla. The gorilla was shot and killed after a three-year old boy climbed into its enclosure. The incident, which was recorded on video, received an immense amount of international coverage and criticism. A candle light vigil called “Wicks out for Harambe” has been organised by the debating society of GGSIPU as a part of their intra-college parliamentary debating tournament on October 15. […]

The Government Law College, Mumbai in association with the Chief Justice M. C. Chagla Memorial Trust recently organised the M.C. Chagla Memorial GLC National Moot Court Competition from September 24-25 this year. The trophy for the Best Team and the 2nd Best Team of the 23rd M.C Chagla National Moot Court Competition, 2016 was bagged by Government Law College, Mumbai and Symbiosis Law School, Noida. The judges for the final round were the Bombay High Court’s N. H. Patil,  S.S. Jadhav and K.R. JJ.