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Prof. (Dr.) Yogesh Pratap Singh

Vice-Chancellor
National Law University, Tripura

 

Professor of Law (On Lien)

Email: yogesh@nluo.ac.in, yogeshpratap@gmail.com

Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. (NLUO, Cuttack) 2014
  • LL.M. (NLSIU, Bangalore) 2007
  • LL.B. (University of Allahabad) 2005
Research Interests:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Process
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Jurisprudence and Public Health Law.
Profile:

He is presently on lien to serve as the Vice-Chancellor of National Law University Tripura.

Yogesh Pratap Singh received his LL.M. from National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and LL.B. from the University of Allahabad. His doctoral thesis entitled “Contribution of Dissenting Opinions of Indian Supreme Court Judges to the Indian Legal System: A Critical Evaluation” is recognized as a significant contribution to the understanding of voting patterns of judges in the Supreme Court of India. This work was later published as book entitled “Judicial Dissent and Indian Supreme Court: Enriching Constitutional Discourse” by Thomson Reuters. Hon’ble Justice Dr. D.Y. Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India authored a scholastic foreword for the book. Dr. Singh served as Deputy Registrar, Research in the Supreme Court of India (on deputation) from May 2016 to October 2018.

Dr. Yogesh participated in the 39th Annual Session on International Human Rights Law organized by International Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) Strasbourg, France. Dr. Yogesh wasalso part of Ciedhu programme in France conducted for University Teachers. Prior to joining National Law University Odisha in 2009, when it was established, he was part of the founding team of KIIT Law School, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. Dr. Singh has also worked as a Legal Researcher in the Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK), Dehradun.

Prof. Singh has presented numerous papers on constitutional, social and legal issues at various national and international seminars. He constantly writes in the field of law in reputed law chronicles, national and international law journals. Dr. Singh also writes for the general public, contributing recurrently to The New Indian Express, The Statesman, The Tribune, Deccan Herald, The Wire etc.

Prof. Singh worked as Vice-Chancellor In-Change from 28 September 2020 to 20 March 2021.

BOOKS:
  • Edited Book “Institutional Decline in Neo-Liberal Regime: A Note From India” published by Thomson Reuters Publications, 2022. ISBN: 978-93-92630-23-1
  • “Judicial Dissent and Indian Supreme Court: Enriching Constitutional Discourse” published by Thomson Reuters Publication. ISBN No. 978-93-86374-50-9.
  • Edited Book “The Supreme Court and the Constitution” along with Mr. Salman Khurshid and Dr. Lokendra Malik and published by Wolter Kluwer Publications, 2020. ISBN: 9789389859713
  • Edited Book “Tribal Justice: Seventy Years of Working of Indian Constitution” published by Eastern Book Company Lucknow.
  • Edited and Revised Book “Kumar Kartikeya’s Article 12” published by Eastern Book Company Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 2020. ISBN: 9789389656749
  • Edited “Animal and Environmental Jurisprudence: Wildlife Perspective” published by Satyam Law International Publishers New Delhi, 2020. ISBN: 9789387839618
  • “Protection of Refugee Women in Present International Legal Regime: A Study:” Published by Lambert Academic Publishing House, Germany. ISBN- 978-3-8383-7408-6.
CONTENT WRITING
  • “Ronald Dworkin: An Encounter with Legal Determinacy” for the E-PathshalaProject on Advance Jurisprudence under the ages of an MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT).
  • “Judicial Process and Precedential Mechanism in India” for the E-Pathshala Project on Advance Jurisprudence under the ages of an MHRD project under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT).
CHAPTERS IN BOOK
  • Chapter entitled “Decline of Parliamentary Governance: An Assessment of Diminishing Role of Parliamentary Committees in India” published in edited book entitled “Institutional Decline in Neo-liberal Regime: Notes from India” published by Thomson Reuters, South Asia Publishers (2022), ISBN:
  • Chapter entitled “The Weakening of the Supreme Court: A Neoliberal Trend” published in edited book entitled “Institutional Decline in Neo-liberal Regime: Notes from India” published by Thomson Reuters, South Asia Publishers (2022), ISBN:
  • “Anatomy of Preventive Detention Laws in India: A Historical and Critical Perspective” published in book “Arrest and Detention in India: Law, Procedure and Practice” eds Dipa Dube and Shruti Bedi, published by Sage Publication Ltd. ISBN: 9789354792441
  • ”Crumbling Social Justice and the Need for Representative Higher Judiciary” co-authored with Dr. Ayaz Ahmad in Book entitled “EWS: The Quota to End All Quotas” published by The Shared Mirror, Publishing House, Hyderabad (2021). ISBN: 9781637953617.
  • ”Transformative Constitutionalism and Tribal Justice” in Book entitled Tribal Justice” (Editors: Yogesh Pratap Singh & Suvashree Panda) published by Eastern Book Company, Lucknow (2021).
  • ”Metamorphosis of Judicial Appointments: A Journey from Executive to Collegium to Pseudo Collegium” in Book entitled “The Supreme Court and Indian Constitution: An Indian Discourse” (Editors: Salman Khurshi, Lokendra Malik & Yogesh Pratap Singh) published by Wolters Kluwer Publications (2020).
  • ”Child Sexual Abuse and Evolving POCSO Jurisprudence: Emerging Issues and Trends” Book entitled “Revisiting Reforms in Criminal Justice System in India” (Editors: DilipUkey, Chirag Balyan, Melissa Walavalkar, Yesudas Naidu and Mary Sabestian) published by Thomson Reuters Press (2020).
  • Chapter entitled “Judicial Review and Judicial Dissent” in Book entitled “Judicial Review: Process, Powers and Problems” (Editors: Salman Khurshid, SidharthLuthra, Lokendra Malik and ShrutiBedi) published by Cambridge University Press (2020). ISBN: 978-11-0883-6036.
  • Chapter entitled “Anticipatory Bail, Evolution, Philosophy and Unceasingly Shifting Juridical Discernment” in Book entitled “Taking Bail Seriously: The State of Bail Jurisprudence in India” (Editors: Salman Khurshid, SidharthLuthra, Lokendra Malik &ShrutiBedi) published by LexisNexis Press (2019). ISBN: 978-93-8854-880-9.
  • Chapter entitled “"The Right to a Dignified Death: A New Human Right" in Book on Professor UpendraBaxi’s Festschrift published by the Eastern Book Company Lucknow.
  • Chapter entitled “"Reviving Popular Sovereignty" in Book entitled “Reclaiming Rights, Dignity and Justice: A Festschrift in Honour of Justice Dipak Misra (Edited by Prof. Srikrishna Deva Rao) published by Thomson Reuters Press.
  • Chapter entitled “"Decriminalization of Indian Politics?" in Book entitled “Reclaiming Rights, Dignity and Justice: A Festschrift in Honour of Justice Dipak Misra (Edited by Prof. Srikrishna Deva Rao) published by Thomson Reuters Press.
  • Chapter entitled “Judgement Analysis: A Neglected Tool of Doctrinaire Method” published in Book entitled “Legal Research and Methodology: Perspectives, Process and Practice” (Editors Prof. B C Nirmal, R.K. Singh & Arti Nirmal) published by Satyam Law International, New Delhi. ISSN No. 978-93-87839-36-6
  • Human Rights: A Neverland Published in a Book “Human Rights in 21st Century: Changing Dimensions Edited by Gurdip Singh and V K Ahuja and Published by Universal Law Publishing House Co. Pvt. Ltd. ISBN- 9789350351666 [ Review published in The Hindu appreciated the article] See: http://www.thehindu.com/arts/books/article3675215.ece.
  • Refugee Women: Protection under Present International Legal Regime as a chapter in a Book ‘Gender Justice & Women Empowerment’ published by Radha Publications Ltd. New Delhi. ISBN- 81-7487-702-9, 978-81-7487-702-4
  • “Sustainable Development: Notion and its working: A Comparative study” as a chapter in a Book ‘Environmental Law and Climate Change’ published by SBS Publishers Ltd. New Delhi. ISBN- 13-9789380090160.
ARTICLES
  • “Bancusprudence” published in Journal of Indian Law Institute (JILI), Vol. 63 (2021), No. 4 October-December 2021, published by Indian Law Institute. ISSN No. 0017-5731.
  • “Constitution, Rights of Tribals and the Supreme Court of India: A Critique of Recent Judicial Trends", published in Indian Bar Review 2021.
  • “Contextualizing Religious Politics and Elections in India: Judicial Discourse in Abhiram Singh vs. C.D. Comchen” published in NLUO Law Journal Vol. VII, 2020. ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • “Role of Judicial/Lawyers Academy in Imparting Continuing Legal Education, Vol. 46, No. 4, 2019, published in Indian Bar Review 2019. ISSN No. 0017-5731.
  • “Cause Lawyering in India: Still a Distant Dream, Vol. VI, 2019, published in NLUO Law Journal. ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • “Concurring Opinions Enriching Constitutional Discourse?” published in Journal of Indian Law Institute (JILI), Vol. 61, No. 1 January-March 2019, published by Indian Law Institute 2018. ISSN No. 0017-5731.
  • “Judicial Review and Process of Judging: The Jurisprudential Analysis” published in Journal of Indian Law Institute (JILI), Vol. 60, No. 1 January-March 2018, published by Indian Law Institute 2018. ISSN No. 0017-5731.
  • “Public Interest Litigation Enriching Disability Discourse in India, published in RGNUL Law Review Vol. VIII, No. I (January- June 2018). ISSN No. 2231-4938.
  • I-T in Law: Ease of Doing Litigation vs. Ease of Preventing Litigation, published in RMLNLU Volume 10 (2018). ISSN No. 0975–9530.
  • Competition Commission of India: Saving it by Urgent Reforms” co-authored with Prof. Krishan Mahajan published in Corporate and Competition Law Review Volume I, Issue I, a flagship journal of Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.
  • Dissenting Opinions of Judges in the Supreme Court of India” co-authored with Dr. AfrozAlam and Akash Chandra Jauhari Published in Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), ISSN No. 2349-8846.
  • Privatization of Higher Education in India: Constitutional Vision, Emerging Issues and Trends co-authored with Dr Ayaz Ahmad published in RGNUL Law Review Vol. VII, No. II (July- December 2017). ISSN No. 2231-4938.
  • Judicial Precedent, Judicial Propriety and Bench Formation in the Supreme Court of India, published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. 5, 2018. ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • “On Capital Punishment” jointly written with Prof. Faizan Mustafa, published in RMLNLU Volume 9 (2018). ISSN No. 0975 – 9530.
  • “Election Manifesto: Legal Reality or Illusion" co-authored with Prof. (Dr.) Krishan Mahajan, published in TNNLS Law Review (TNNLS-LR) 2018.
  • “Legal Determinacy: A Case Study of Indian Judicial Process", published in Indian Bar Review 2017.
  • “Erosion of Hierarchical Discipline in the Supreme Court of India", published in Delhi Journal of Contemporary Law (An Online Journal) 2018.
  • Progress to 2 0 C: Issues and Implications, co-authored with Prof. (Dr.) Krishan Mahajan, published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. IV Nov. 2017, ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • Taking Tribal Rights Seriously: Appraisals and Alternatives, published in Human Rights Law Journal, Volume I, Issue I, published by National Law University Odisha.
  • Nirbhaya Verdict: Issues and Ramifications, published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. I May 2016, ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • The Endangered Institution (of Governor): Problems and Prospects” Published in Rostrum Law Review, an Online Journal, Volume 4 Issue II, 2017. ISSN 2321 – 3787
  • Democratic Decentralization in the State of Uttar Pradesh: Experience, Emerging Concerns, Challenges and Prospects Published in RMLNLU Volume 7 (2015). ISSN No. 0975 – 9530
  • Environmentalism: Conception and Misconceptions published in Journal of Enviro-Legal Research and Advocacy published by National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam.
  • A Critical Study of Debt Recovery Tribunal in India, published in “Journal of Banking and Insurance Law” Vol. I Oct. 2015.
  • Access to Justice: A Critical Study of Supreme Court Rules” published in NLUO Law Journal, Vol. II August 2015, ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • Fundamental Rights vis-à-vis Private Entities: Demystifying Vertical/Horizontal Dichotomy, published in Colloquium Opus Law Journal. (ISSN- 2348-1277).
  • Supreme Court of India: Leaning in favour of Capitalist Class? Review of Glocal Studies, Vol.2 Issue I, 2015. ISSN No.2347-5072.
  • “Judicial Recusal: Setting Cannons of Governance in Judiciary” published in Amity International Journal of Juridical Sciences. (ISSN 2395 -4019).
  • “The Human Right to a Sustainable Environment: Implications and Paradoxes in South Asian Region” published in Journal of Campus Law Center (JCLC) of University of Delhi, Vol. III: 2015. ISSN: 2321-4716.
  • “Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act: An Instrument to bring Social Transformation” published in 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference proceedings on Inequality, Vulnerability and Violence” organized by IPRA on 1st-2nd February 2015 in Nagpur. ISBN No. 978-81-926818-1-8.
  • The Essence of Due Process in the Constitutional Jurisprudence: Indian Experience, published in NLUO Law Journal, March 2014, ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • The Plight and Experience of Chakmas as Internally Displaced People & Refugees: An Investigational and Analytical Perspective, co-authored with Mr. Amit Yadav, published in E-journal of NLSIU, ISSN No. 2348-8913.
  • Comparative Federalism: Testing Indian Constitution on the ten Yardsticks of Ivo D. Duchacek, published in Comparative Constitutional Law & Administrative Law Quarterly (CALQ), published by National Law University, Jodhpur.
  • Anti-Defection Law: The Need for Reappraisal, co-authored with Prof. Kumar Kartikeya, published in Journal of Christ University, Vol. 1, p. 63. ISBN No. 978-81-922281-7-4
  • The President of India: Relocating His Position in the Constitution, published in National Law News, A Quarterly Law Journal (ISSN: 0976-4305), Vol. 13-14, Year 4, April 10-Sep. 2010).
  • Judicial Independence and Accountability in India, published in Legal Mirror (ISSN: 2454-6216), Vol. 1, Issue 4, 4, June 2016).
  • Rameshwar Prasad & Others (VI) v. Union of India (2006)2 SCC 1: A Critique, co-authored with Mr. Kumar Karthik, Assistant Professor of Law at KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, published in National Law News, A Quarterly Law Journal (ISSN: 0976-4305), Vol. 13-14, Year 4, April 10-Sep. 2010).
  • Privatization of Higher Education: Constitutional Perspective, published in Journal of Interdisciplinary Policy and Research (JIPR), Nagpur.
BOOK REVIEWS
  • Book review of title 'Dignity in the Legal and Political Philosophy of Ronald Dworkin' published in ILI Law Review Volume II, Winter Issue 2018. ISSN No.
  • Interrogating Disability in India: Theory and Practice (Dynamics of Asian Development) By Nandini Ghosh, Springer Publisher, 1st Edition 2016 (September 2016), published by Journal of Disability Studies and Policy Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, Vol. I, Issue I, December 2017
  • Judges of the Supreme Court of India (1950-1989) Author: George H Gadbois JR (Oxford University Press) Published in NLUO Law Review.
REPORTS
  • Part of Editorial Team of Supreme Court of India that prepared “Subordinates Courts of India: A Report on Access to Justice (2016)”. The Report was referred by Hon’ble Supreme Court (Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, Justice Dr. D. Y. Chandrachud, Justice L. Nageswara Rao) in Imtiyaz Ahmad vs. State of U.P.&Ors. Decided on 2 January 2017.
  • Part of Editorial Team that prepared “Annual Report” of the Supreme Court of India for year 2016.
  • Part of Editorial Team that prepared “Annual Report” of the Supreme Court of India for year 2017.
NEWS PAPER AND POPULAR PIECES

Columnist associated with leading national news dailies such as The Statesman, The Tribune, Deccan Herald, Hindustan Times, The New Indian Express etc.

  • Project Director, ICSSR Sponsored Ten-day Online Research Methodology Workshop for M.Phil./Ph.D./PDF Scholars organized by NLU Odisha from 23 May-02 June 2022
  • Project Lead for project entitled “Supporting stronger and evidence based tobacco control initiatives through capacity building and strengthening laws, policies and institutional mechanism with multi-stakeholder engagement towards tobacco-free India” granted by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), Rue Jean Lantier, 75001, Paris France.
  • Third Party line compliance monitoring to assess compliance level ith enforcement of Sections 4 and 6 of COTPA’ in the five districts of Odisha for HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth) under a grant from the Bloomberg Initiative.
  • “Access to Justice” programme sponsored by UNDP in collaboration with Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra” (RLEK) in the State of Odisha.
  • Human Rights Lawyering programme sponsored by UNDP in collaboration with National Law School of India University Bangalore.
Participation in International/National Conferences and Guest Lectures INTERNAITONAL CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS
  • Participated and Presented a paper on “Constitutional Vision and Privatization of Higher Education: Twin Issues of Social Justice” in International Conference on Socio-Economic Justice After Seventy Years of India’s Independence: Domestic and Global Challenges organized by Delhi University, Faculty of Law held from 18-20th November 2016.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on “The Paradoxes of Indian Saga of Development: The Judicial Perception” in 11th NAPSIPAG International Conference on Asian Governance: Paradoxes of Development” in Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by NAPSIPAG in association with Policy Research Centre, Bangladesh held from 5th -7th Dec. 2014.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on “Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act: An Instrument to bring Social Transformation” in 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Inequality, Vulnerability and Violence” organized by IPRA on 1st-2nd February 2015 in Nagpur.
  • Participated and Presented a joint paper with Prof. Faizan Mustafa (Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, Orissa) on “Abolition of Death Penalty and Failure of Rarest of Rare Doctrine in India” in International Seminar on Relevance of the Indian Penal Code in Combating and Controlling Crime in Modern Age organized by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow, from 14-15th Dec. 2010.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on “Telemedicine: Legal Dilemmas” in 6th International Conference of the Telemedicine Society in India organized by SCB Medical College, Cuttack under the aegis of Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Orissa held from 14-16th Nov. 2010.
NATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS
  • Participated and chaired session on “Make India, A livelier And Healthier Place: Lessons from Global Best Practices” in Symposium on Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act: Second Hand Smoke (SHS), Health Warnings, Access to minors organized under 5th National Conference on Tobacco and Health during 25-27 September 2021 organized by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh.
  • Participated in “Regional Consultation on Female Labour Force Participation Rate (FLFPR)” organized by National Commission for Women (NCW), Government of India, V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida and NLUO 6thMarch 2020.
  • Participated in National Consultation Meet-Building Bridges-National Conference on Role of Academia in Child Rights organized by Child Resource Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan from 30-31st October 2018.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on Political Parties, Leaders and Religion: An Analysis of Political Campaign” in National Conference on Electoral Politics in Contemporary India: Emerging Trends organized by Depart of Political Science, Maulana Azad National Urdu University held from 22rnd to 23rd February 2018.
  • Presented a paper on Restorative Justice vis-à-vis Capital Punishment: A Critique of Rarest of Rare Doctrine” in National Seminar on Restorative Justice, organized by Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi on 18-19 February 2017.
  • Presented a paper on E-Commerce vis-a-vis Consumer Protection: Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Opportunities” in National Conference on Consumer Protection and New Age Challenges, organized by National Law University Delhi on 19-20 February 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Democratic Decentralization in the State of Uttar Pradesh: Experience, Emerging Concerns, Challenges and Prospects” in National Seminar on Two Decades of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (Panchayat Raj): Experiences, Issues, Challenges and Opportunities with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh, organized by Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow on 5-6th Feb. 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Privatization of Higher Education: The Constitutional and Pedagogical Paradoxes of the Political Economy of Higher Education in India” in National Seminar on Privatization of Higher Education and Social Justice organized by Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow on 16-17 Nov. 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “Why Do Judges Dissent: Theoretical Underpinnings” in National Workshop-cum-Conference on Judicial Dissent: A Conceptual and Contextual Audit of Decision Making in the Supreme Court of India” jointly organized by Glocal Law School and Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra Dehardun, from 4-5 April 2015.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on “Dissenting Opinions of Indian Supreme Court Judges in Indian Legal System: A Critical Evaluation” in National Conference on Judiciary, Ethics and Justice Delivery in India jointly organized by National Law University, Orissa and Institute of Objective Studies New Delhi, from 21-22nd Jan. 2012.
  • Participated as a delegate of National Law University, Orissa in a three-day Indo-US Education Conclave 2011 organized by The Alliance for US India Business (AUSIB), State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) & Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Pune (DPU) from 5th -7th December 2011 in Pune.
  • Participated and Presented a joint paper with Mr. Kumar Kartik (Assistant Professor of Law at KIIT Law School, KIIT University) on “Anti-Defection Law: The Need for Reappraisal” in National Conference on Indian Constitution in the 21st Century: A Conceptual and Contextual Audit” organized by School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore, from 24-25th Feb. 2011.
  • Participated and Presented a joint paper with Dr. Afroz Alam (Assistant Professor of Political Science, National Law University, Orissa) on “Social Equality through Affirmative Action: Indian Perspective.” In XXXVI All India Sociological Conference organized by Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Orissa from 27-29 December 2010.
  • Presented a paper on “The Right to Development and Right against Displacement” in a National Conference jointly organized by Indian Economic Association (IEA) and KIIT University Bhubaneswar.
INTERNAITONAL WORKSHOPS
  • Participated in 39th Annual Study Session (30 June-25 July 2008) of International Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) Strasbourg, France.
  • Participated in Ceidhu (Certificate course for University teachers) conducted by IIHR Strasbourg, France.
  • Successfully completed two week “8th South Asian Teaching Session in “International Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law” conducted by the International Committee of Red cross (ICRC), UNHCR and NLSIU, held at National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
  • Participated in 5 day “International Workshop on Forced Migration” Organized by the Jamia-Milia-Islamia University.
NAITONAL WORKSHOPS
  • Participated and chaired two technical sessions in 3rd National Training Workshop on Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation of NTCP/MPOWER in the country & 3rd National Consultation on Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3 organized by The Union, South East Asia from 18-22 July 2022 in Bhubaneswar Odisha.
  • Participated and chaired two technical sessions in 10th National workshop on Implementation of MPOWER Policy in India’ and the ‘2nd workshop on Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Tobacco Control organized by The Union, South East Asia from 10-14 May 2022 in Guwahati, Assam.
  • Participated in National Training Workshop on “Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation of NTCP/MPOWER in the country- prioritising and reorienting Public Health Institutes and National Institutes of Eminence” organized by The Union from 14-17 December 2021 in Bangalore.
  • Participated in National Consultation on Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3 organized by The Union, South East Asia from 24-26 November 2021 in Panji, GOA.
  • Participated in two week online faculty development programme on "Research Methodology and Teaching Methods" organized by National Law University Odisha from 16 June – 29 June 2021.
  • Participated in two day online workshop on “Transformation through NAAC Accreditation Process: A National Level Workshop for Higher Educational Institutions” conducted by Institute of Academic Excellence, Hyderabad in collaboration with Collegiate Education and Technical Education Department” Telangana State, 21-22 June 2021.
  • Participated in one-day online workshop on “Restorative Justice” organized by National Law University Odisha on 17 May 2021.
  • Participated in online training on “Purchase Policy and Procedures” conducted by National Productivity Council, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India on 30 April 2021.
  • Participated in online training on “Conduct Rules and CCA, CCS Rules” conducted by National Productivity Council, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India on 27 April 2021.
  • Participated in one week online workshop on "Moodle and ICT-based Teaching & Learning" organized by National Law University Odisha from 14 March – 21 March 2019.
  • Participated in Three day workshop on “Development of Self Learning Material for Teachers” organized by National Law University in collaboration with Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education, IGNOU, New Delhi from 08-10 May 2017.
  • Participated and presented a paper on “Role of Media to Disseminate Information that Promotes Minorities Social and Moral well-being in Broader Sense” in workshop organized by Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra Dehradun and sponsored by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India on 3rd December 2016.
  • Participated in Faculty Development Workshop organized by National Law University, Odisha during 29th April 2013 to 4th May 2013.
  • Participated in a two day State Consultative Meeting on the Draft Disability Bill of 2011 in Bhubaneswar from 10-11 March 2011.
  • Participated in Government of India (Staff Selection Commission) Workshop on Question Bank on Law-Phase I organized by Staff Selection Commission in Kolkata on 18th Nov. 2010.
  • Participated in a Workshop on “Water Rights” Organized by the SWARAJ, a non-governmental organization and National Law School of India University Bangalore.
GUEST LECTURES/ TALKS
  • Invited by University of Rajasthan to conduct a session on “Constitutionalism and Judicial Process” for the Online Refresher Course in Law and Political Science to be held from 11.07.2022 (Monday) to 23.07.2022 (Saturday).
  • Invited by Maharashtra National Law University Aurangabad to conduct session on “Researching Constitutional Law and Judicial Process” on 21 June 2022.
  • Invited by Dharmashastra National Law University Jabalpur, MP to deliver lecture on “Constitutionalism in Modern World” for the students and an interactive session for the Faculty Members at DNLU, Jabalpur on 24th May, 2022.
  • Invited by State Institute of Consumer Awareness (SICA), FS & CW Department, Govt. of Odisha to take session on “Fair Trial under Consumer Protection Act 2019” during three days residential induction workshop for recently inducted members of the State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Odisha from 19-21 May 2022.
  • Invited by Bhubaneswar Bar Association as Chief Speaker on the occasion of 143rd Birth Anniversary of Late Madhusudan Das which is celebrated as Lawyer’s Day in Odisha on 28 April 2022.
  • Invited by Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) to deliver the inaugural address at the ICSI Bhubaneswar Chapter's two days National Seminar on "Corporate Compliance-Meeting the Challenge" on Friday, the 25th March, 2022.
  • Invited by NALSAR University of Law to deliver lecture on “Researching Judicial Process” during Ten Days Research Methodology Workshop for Ph.D. scholars on 07 March 2022.
  • Invited by Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Prisons And Correctional Services, Odisha as Chief Guest to deliver inaugural address in BPR&D sponsored two-day training programme on “Addressing Special Needs of Transgender Inmates in Indian Prisons” from 20 February 2022.
  • Invited by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to address on “Well Being of Persons with Disability and Law” in National Conference on Disability, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Well-being” organized by I Access Rights Mission, Centre for Disability Studies and Action, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai on 16-18th December 2021.
  • Invited by Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram to give a special address in International Seminar on Human Rights and Gender Justice on 4th December 2021 in association with Center for Advanced Legal Studies and Research, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Invited by the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) for the “National Consultation on implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3”and to speak on “Legislations Strengthening Tobacco Control Regime” on 24 to 26 November 2021 at Goa.
  • Invited by Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Prisons And Correctional Services, Odisha as Chief Guest to deliver inaugural address in BPR&D sponsored three-day training programme on Role of Technology in Prison Administration on 8 November 2021.
  • Invited by the Institute of Law, Nirma University (ILNU) Ahmedabad, Gujarat to be part of a panel discussion on the theme “Changing Terrains of Fundamental Rights Protection in India “on December 4, 2021.
  • Invited by the Xavier Law School, Xavier University Kolkata for a panel discussion on 20 November 2021.
  • Invited by KIIT Law School, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, Odisha to deliver a lecture on “Case Studies on How to Prepare Defence of Intoxication under IPC” on November 1, 2021.
  • Invited by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) to deliver lecture on “Public Health and Constitution of India” to the students of Master of Public Health (MPH) on 27 September 2021.
  • Invited by the Christ Law School, Christ University, Noida to speak on Judicial Dissent and Indian Supreme Court on 14 August 2021.
  • Invited by Department of Legal Studies & Research, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, and Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT), Ministry of Education, Government of Indiato deliver a lecture on “Teaching Pedagogy on Constitutional Law” in two week Online Refresher Course for the faculties and research scholars across all the disciplines from 15th June 2021 – 30th June 2021.
  • Invited as a speaker in the “National Training Workshop On Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation of NTCP/MPOWER in the country- prioritising and reorienting Public Health Institutes and National Institutes of Eminence” organised by International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) through webinar series from 10 to 12 June 2021.
  • Invited by the Karnavati University, School of Law to speak on Constitutional Idea of Equality on 14-15 June 2021.
  • Invited as a resource persons in International Conclave “Globalizing Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Thoughts and Legacy” organized by Ambedkar International Centre, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India on 30-31 March 2021.
  • Invited by Food Supply & Consumer Welfare Dept., Government of Odisha to speak as key note speaker on occasion of World Consumer Rights Day i.e. 15 March 2021.
  • Invited by Rajiv Gandhi National Law University Patiala Punjab to deliver a talk on “Dissenting Opinions of India Supreme Court Judges” on March, 04 2021.
  • Invited by ICAR-CIWA, Bhubaneswar to deliver a talk as resource person in a five days online training programme on “Integrating gender concerns in agricultural research and extension for improving livelihood of farmwomen” during 23-27 February, 2021 in collaboration with MANAGE, Hyderabad.
  • Invited by SVKM and Droit Penale Group to deliver a talk in Online Refresher Court on “Changing Face of Higher Education in India” on the topic “Teaching Pedagogy of Constitution Law” on 18 February 2021.
  • Invited by Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) as Chief Guest on two days Seminar on Spectrum of Opportunities in Corporate Era on 13 February 2021.
  • Invited by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on 12 February 2021 as Key Note Speaker in National Webinar on “Guidelines to Protect the Interest of Consumers”
  • Invited by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad as resource person to deliver talk on “Law and Politics Interface” and “Constitutionalism in Indian Context” on 12 January and 15 January 2021 for UGC-HRD Refresher Course.
  • Invited by PHD Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi to deliver key note address on “Salient Features of Consumer Protection Act 2019” on 24 December 2020.
  • Invited by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad to deliver talk on “Fundamental Principles of Constitution” on 26 November 2020.
  • Invited by Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur to deliver talk on ““Indian Constitution: A Humanistic Document”” on 26 November 2020.
  • Invited by Dharmashastra National Law University Jabalpur, M.P. to deliver talk on ““Relevancy of Indian Constitution & Fundamental Duties”” on 26 November 2020.
  • Invited by Oil India Ltd. to deliver talk on ““Relevancy of Indian Constitution & Fundamental Duties”” on 26 November 2020.
  • Invited by School of Law, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) to deliver a talk on "Preamble- A Key to Open the Mind of Makers" on 28 November 2020.
  • Invited by Indore Law Institute to deliver a talk to newly admitted students in the Global Law Course; B.B.A.LL.B (Hons) with Global & Transnational Studies on 07 November 2020.
  • Invited by Society for Constitutional Law & Human Rights(SCLHR), UPES School of Law, Dehradun to deliver lecture on “The Judiciary" (Supreme Court of India, Appointment of Judges, Jurisdiction, Judicial Review, and Independence of Judiciary)” on 18 October 2020.
  • Delivered Justice V R Krishna Iyer Memorial Public Lecture on “How Concurring Opinion Matter” (virtual) on 09 August 2020 organized by Ronald Dworkin Study Circle and CLS NLU Odisha. Mr. Salman Khurshid, former Union Minister Law and Justice presided over the event.
  • Invited as a panel speaker in Webinar on “Transparency in Democracy and Political Funding” organized by Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Law Essentials on 05 August 2020.
  • Invited to speak in Online “Constitutional Dialogue on “Free Speech v. Contempt of Court” organized by Lawlex.Org on 02 August 2020.
  • Invited to speak in Online National Webinar on “Appointment of Distinguished Jurists as Judge in Supreme Court” on 25 May 2020, organized by UILS Punjab University.
  • Invited to participate in Online Panel Discussion on “Key Developments on Inida’s Labour Legislations” on 25 May 2020. Organized by UILS Punjab University.
  • Invited to speak in Online Panel Discussion on “Changing Discourse on Global Legal Education: Pre & Post Covid Times” on 06 June 2020, Organized by Virtual Law School.
  • Invited to speak on inaugural session of Virtual Law School” on 25 April 2020 along with Justice A K Sikri, Justice Kurien Joseph and Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha, S. Shantakumar, Vice-Chancellor- GNLU, Mr. P.K. Malhotra-former Law Secretary, Govt. of India, Mr. Rajiv Luthra-Founder & Managing Partner, L& L Law Partners and Mr. Sidharth Luthra-Senior Advocate, SC.
  • Invited by KIIT Law School, KIIT University as resource person to chair Session on “International Interdisciplinary Conference on Law, Policy and Human vulnerability: Prospects and Retrospect” organized on 25-27 April 2020.
  • Invited by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANU) Hyderabad as resource person in “Round Table Discussion on Status of Minority Welfare Schemes in India” on 26th March 2020.
  • Invited by Xavier University Kolkata to deliver key note address on one-day national conference on “Constitutional Governance and Fundamental Duties” on 21st March 2020.
  • Invited by ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (ICAR-CIWA), Bhubaneswar to deliver lecture on “Relevance of Constitution and Fundamental Duties” for the women scientist on 20th 2020.
  • Invited by National Productivity Council, Chandigarh to deliver lectures on Right to Information Act for training of Advance Course on RTI at Puri, on 28 January 2020.
  • Invited by School of Law, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai as panel speaker in National Conference on Disability, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Wellbeing" on 17-18th of December 2019 at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
  • Invited as a Panel Speaker in the ‘National Seminar on Right to Privacy and Artificial Intelligence on October 12, 2019’, organized by the Centre for Advanced Research in Constitutional Law (CARCL) of the Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar.
  • Invited by Indian Law Institute, New Delhi to conduct LL.M. Classes on Constitutional Law for the academic year 2018-19.
  • Invited by ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University Dehradun as Guest of Eminence and to chair sessions in two-day National Seminar on “Emerging Issues Relating to Environmental Laws: National Perspectives” on March 30-31, 2018.
  • Invited by Department of Political Science, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad as a panelist to speak on “Political Parties, Leaders and Religion” during National Conference on Electoral Politics in Contemporary India: Emerging Trends.
  • Invited by Indian Law Institute, New Delhi to deliver a special lecture on “Rule of Law: A Comparative Perspective” to the students of LL.M of Comparative Public Law and Systems of Governance on 27th 2017.
  • Invited by Faculty of Law, Jamia-Milia Islamia, New Delhi to deliver a special lecture on “Concept of Punishment including Life Imprisonment and Capital Punishment” to the students of Executive LL.M., programme on 11th 2017.
  • Invited as guest of honour in the valedictory session of one- day workshop on “Women and Law” at Indian Law Institute on 13th January 2018.
  • Invited by “LLOYD Law College, Greater Noida to deliver lectures on Legal Methods” for the of 1st Year law students.
  • Chaired a “Session on Need For Reforms in Personal Law” in a National Seminar on Reforms in Personal Law organized by ILS Dehradun on 8th April 2017.
  • Invited by Amity Law School, Noida as resource person in National Seminar cum Training Programme on “Human Rights-Towards Equality” in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission on 28th February 2017.
  • Appointed as Paper Setter for Level I, Level II and Level III Services (Law) Examination-2017 conducted by Haryana Public Service Commission, Haryana.
  • Invited by National Judicial Academy Bhopal as resource person in Colloquium on Art, Science and Craft of Judging for Newly Elevated Judges of the various High Courts on 10-11 December 2016.
  • Invited by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya National Academy of Social Security to deliver lectures on “Natural Justice and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings” on 27-29th July 2016.
  • Invited by National Judicial Academy Bhopal as resource person in Conference to Resolve Cleavage in Judicial Pronouncement by Different High Courts (29th April-1st May 2016) organized for High Court Judges.
  • Invited by Voice of Humanity to deliver a talk on “Recognition of Aligarh Muslim University as a Minority University under Article 30 of the Indian Constitution” at Indian Law Institute (ILI) New Delhi on 27th 2016.
  • Appointed an Examiner by the High Court of Punjab & Haryana for the exam conducted for State Judicial Services in the State for the year 2015.
  • Invited by Faculty of Law ICFAI University, Dehradun to chair a session and to be Guest of Honour in the National Seminar on Juvenile Justice.
  • Invited by National Judicial Academy Bhopal to deliver lecture in workshop on Access to Justice organized for principal district/sessions judges (November 13-15 2015).
  • Resource person at National Academy of Custom, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), Faridabad for the training of IRS Probationers.
  • Invited to Judge the Semi-Finals and Final of ICFAI University National Moot Court Competition.
  • Invited as Speaker in the National Seminar on “News in the Age of Digital India & Social Media” Organized by The Times of India in association with SUCUB PR Services on July 18, 2015 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • Appointed an Examiner by the High Court of Orissa for the exam conducted for Higher Judicial Services in the State of Odisha for the years 2010, 2012 and 2013.
  • Invited by Odisha State Judicial Academy to deliver lectures for newly recruited judicial officers in the state judicial service.
  • Invited by NALSAR University of Law to deliver lectures on Constitutional Law.
  • Judged the Semi-Finals Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition organized by National Law University Odisha.
  • Invited to deliver lectures on Refugee Law and Humanitarian Law at Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra, Dehradun.