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IDIA Pune Chapter conducts an eye-opening sensitisation at an ashram near Pune

Written by by on Feb 8, 2019

IDIA Pune Chapter conducts an eye-opening sensitisation at an ashram near Pune

IDIA Pune Chapter visited the near-by ashram called “Punaruthan Samarasita Gurukulam” (henceforth ‘Gurukul’) located at Chinchwad near Pune. It is run by a social worker, Mr. Girish Prabhune, who has been working for the rehabilitation of tribal children since the past 30 years. The Gurukul houses about 300 children from the age group of 3-20 years and they study from 1st- 12th Std in the same place. Most of these children come from the remotest of areas in Maharashtra.

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‘Mera Parivar Garib Hai’ (‘My Family is Poor’)

Written by by on Jan 28, 2019

‘Mera Parivar Garib Hai’ (‘My Family is Poor’)

The following is an account of the experience of one of IDIA’s PPIL (Promoting Public Interest Litigation) fellows, Abhay Jain, who has been working in some panchayats of Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, as part of his fellowship. He found ‘Mera Parivar Garib Hai’ (‘My Family is Poor’) painted outside all houses in a village, and decided to get to the root of the situation!

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IDIA Jharkhand Chapter Conducts Sensitization Sessions for Over 1500 Students in Schools in Dhanbad

Written by by on Jan 9, 2019

IDIA Jharkhand Chapter Conducts Sensitization Sessions for Over 1500 Students in Schools in Dhanbad

Afsar Raza and Md. Saddam Ansari conducted sensitization sessions in the remote district of Dhanbad, which is 160 kilometers away from Ranchi. They conducted the sensitization sessions during the vacations of Chath puja and Diwali. Sensitization sessions were conducted in both government and private schools, after taking prior permission from the respective School Principals. The schools that were sensitized included Jharkhand Public School, +2 High School Balliapur, Mother Teresa High School, Shishu Vidya Mandir Vidayala and several others.

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IDIA Kerala Chapter Conducts Sensitisation at a Girls’ School in Venganoor

Written by by on Dec 28, 2018

IDIA Kerala Chapter Conducts Sensitisation at a Girls’ School in Venganoor

IDIA volunteers Amal Antony and Shinto Matthew held a sensitization session on ‘Law as a Career’ at the Government Higher Secondary School for Girls, Venganoor, Thiruvananthapuram.

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IDIA Ranchi Chapter’s Student Volunteers Collect Funds for Relief Efforts during Kerala Floods

Written by by on Nov 26, 2018

IDIA Ranchi Chapter’s Student Volunteers Collect Funds for Relief Efforts during Kerala Floods

IDIA Ranch team collected funds for Kerala flood relief efforts. They collected the money from inside and outside the University. Kuddos to them!

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IDIA organizes its annual conference on Law & Storytelling in Delhi

Written by by on Nov 19, 2018

IDIA organizes its annual conference on Law & Storytelling in Delhi

This year, a unique and engaging theme has been chosen for our flagship event, the IDIA annual conference: Law and Storytelling. We are excited to announce that this year we have two keynote speeches from two renowned dynamic personalities – Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud and Javed Akhtar.

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Inauguration of NLUO – IDIA Accessibility Lab: IDIA Odisha

Written by by on Nov 1, 2018

Inauguration of NLUO – IDIA Accessibility Lab: IDIA Odisha

IDIA Odisha Chapter has been working tirelessly to create a diverse and inclusive environment in the National Law University Odisha. The team is working on a range of issues on and off campus, to in pursuit of its aspirations. It recently inaugurated NLUO-IDIA Accessibility Lab to promote more inclusive environment in the University.

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IDIA Football League 2018 – A Weekend to Celebrate Diversity through Sport

Written by by on Oct 16, 2018

IDIA Football League 2018 –  A Weekend to Celebrate Diversity through Sport

IDIA organised its 5th annual IDIA #Football League on 6-7 Oct 2018. It started with a fun IFL Night with performances by @AditiRamesh9 and @PoojaNatarajan.
Both days of IFL witnessed nail biting matches as 16 teams were head on for the coveted IFL Cup.

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IFL is Back, And it’s Bigger and Better

Written by by on Oct 5, 2018

IFL is Back, And it’s Bigger and Better

IDIA Football League (IFL) is back!!

This year marks the fifth-year anniversary of this unique event.

An event that promotes diversity in legal education.  IFL is IDIA’s annual fundraising football tournament in Mumbai that brings together legal professionals to compete on the football field. Funds raised from the league are used for promoting legal education of students from underprivileged backgrounds. It is now a popular league among legal professionals that is conceptualized based on sport’s ability to nurture diversity in the society.

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IDAP Interview Series: Interview XVI with Isaac Lidsky

Written by by on Jul 30, 2018

IDAP Interview Series: Interview XVI with Isaac Lidsky

This IDAP interview features Isaac Lidsky, a former clerk for US Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He is also the founder of various startups and nonprofits, graduate of Harvard (cum laude), and New York Times best-selling author of his book ‘Eyes Wide Open’. 

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