The Spectacle That Was – Checkmate 2018

The Army Institute of Law, Mohali hosted the eight edition of its renowned National Moot Court Competition- “Checkmate 2018” from 19th to 21st January 2018. The Moot Court Society of AIL along with students from the Institute ensured the smooth organisation of the event. 39 teams from various law schools came from across the country…

The Great Debate

Disclaimer: Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. The writer’s opinions are his/hers alone and have no reflection whatsoever on the Blue Pencil’s stand on the issue.  Characters The Unholy Trinity You Know Who Π Galahad Anne Greene The Mob Roadrunner Bumbling Baboon (of the Unholy Trinity) Firebrand THE SCENE The Hall…

Verbal Spontaneity at its Best- Extempore Competition, 2018

One of the most important things required in a Law School is one’s oratory skills. The art of putting forward one’s point within minimum possible time is one of the greatest adroitness that a person belonging to the field of law possesses. Hence, this week’s Thursday Activity was an extempore competition for students of all…

Here to stay

Ending a 70-year-old bar, the Delhi High Court on Friday threw open a career in the Territorial Army (TA) for women. The HC bench consisting of the Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar held that the restrictions fail the test of constitutional validity and are “without any credible, reasonable or compelling…

Sixth Semester Guide for Optional Subject

We got in touch with the students currently in their fourth year to tell us about the subjects that were offered as optional subjects to them in the sixth semester. The subjects that are available to the students in this semester are International Organisation, Law and Media, and Gender Justice. TBP has come up with…

Eighth Semester Guide for Optional Subjects

We got in touch with the students currently in their fifth year to tell us about the subjects that are offered as optional subjects to them in the eighth semester. The subjects that are available to the students in this semester are Insurance Law, Financial Marketing Regulation and Law on Education. TBP has come up…

Transformational Leadership, Elections and The Bhartiya Janta Party

Election time is an overwhelming time in the world’s largest democracy irrespective of the fact that they are being held on the State or the National level in our country. It is seen with controversies, debates, populist remarks made here and there and what not, only to steer the way and create a wave in…

Nimrit Ahluwalia crowned FBB Miss India Campus Princess Finalist

Nimrit Ahluwalia, a 5th Year student from the college was crowned FBB Miss India Campus Princess Finalist, 2018. She will go on to compete in the Campus Princess Pageant in Mumbai and will eventually compete for Miss India 2018. She has previously done 2 shoots for Rinku Sobti Fashions Pvt. Ltd (started 15 years back)…

India as an Emerging Superpower

Over the past two decades, India has gone from a developing economy to one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Today it reigns as an emerging superpower with significant growth in nearly all areas: population, financial markets, military and more. In 1998, APJ Abdul Kalam, the soon-to-be 11th President of India predicted the…

Cabbages and Kings

“The Walrus and the Carpenter Walked on a mile or so, And then they rested on a rock Conveniently low: And all the little Oysters stood And waited in a row. “The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax– Of cabbages–and kings– And why the sea is…

In Conversation with Karishma Govil

In conversation with Karishma Govil, Batch 2008-2013. In this interview she talks about her new position at Dell and her time at AIL. She is also an avid traveller, who travels at least once every month. She loves baking and also writes for LBB in her spare time. The Blue Pencil: What was your reason…

CIArb GD Goenka International Arbitartion Competition 2017

A team comprising of Asmita Maan (2nd Year), Shivani Anand (3rd Year) and Priyanka (3rd Year) represented the college in the International Arbitration Competition 2017 held at GD Goenka University, Gurugram.  The moot proposition was based on the Arbitration and Concilliation Act and the Indian Contract Act. The team made it to the semi-finals after…