PLPDG Lecture Series: Prof. Krishna Kumar

The Public Law and Policy Discussion Group hosted a talk on ‘The Anatomy of Right to Education: The Difficulty of a Basic Right’, by Professor Krishna Kumar last Thursday. Professor Kumar is arguably India’s leading luminaries in the field of education. He was the Director of the NCERT between 2004-10, and it was under his leadership that widespread and creative curriculum reforms…

PLPDG Lecture Series: Siddharth Varadarajan

The Public Law and Policy Discussion Group on Monday hosted Siddharth Varadarajan, eminent journalist and founder of the Wire, to speak on the topic “New Age Media: Journalistic Freedom on the Internet”. Mr. Varadarajan began the talk by announcing that he would be expounding on his view on the current state of journalism in India.…

PLPDG Lecture Series: Pradeep Magazine

The NLU Delhi Public Law, Policy and Discussion Group recently organised an interactive session with Pradeep Magazine, a veteran sports journalist and noted author of the book, ‘Not Quite Cricket’; who has written extensively on the issue of corruption in the IPL/ BCCI and cricket in general. Mr. Magazine began the conversation by recounting his…

Lecture Series: Jairam Ramesh

By Shuchita Goel. Reporting by Shivpriya Gurtoo.   On the 6th of May, 2015, our University hosted Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Rajya Sabha, who began the lecture by introducing himself and his new book ‘Legislating for Justice’. He talked about all his terms as an MP and the three key pieces of legislation that…

Heckler’s Burden

Written by Shuchita Goel and Shivpriya Gurtoo.   In light of the protests that happened during the Abish Mathew performance, the PLPDG held their maiden internal discussion, bringing in four viewpoints that exist among the student body. The four students who participated in the discussion were Akshat Agarwal (II Year), Aarushi Mahajan (III Year), Bhargavi…