4th VIPS International Moot Court Competition, 2017

A team comprising of Surbhi Ojha (III year), Sahyaja Malliyoor (II year) and Trisha Mukherjee (III year) represented the college in the 4th VIPS International Moot Court Competition. The moot problem was based upon international law pertaining to distribution of water of an international watercourse, legality of a nuclear test, attachment of the assets of…

Thursday Activity: Turncoat Competition 

Switch! Switch! Switch! No time left to quote; What an exhilarating experience was the turncoat. For this week’s Thursday Activity a Turncoat Competition was organised in the Multi-Purpose Hall on 12 October 2017. Students from all years were welcome to participate. The judges for the event were Dr. Bajirao Rajwade and Dr. Kulpreet Kaur. Expressions…

Abhivyakti Literary Fest, 2017

Chandigarh University, Mohali organised ‘Abhivyakti, 2017’  a Literature Fest, on the 10th and 11th of October, 2017.  A team comprising of Aafreen Choudhary, Nritika Sangwan, Rajesh Jha, Garima Dikshit, Anshul Singh and Ishrat Gill of the 2nd year, participated in a number of events. In the Group Debate Competition, Aafreen Choudhary, Nritika Sangwan and Rajesh…

AIL’s Battle With Sexism – The True Account

Army Institute of Law’s newly appointed senior member of the administration addressed a Full House session on the 31st August 2017. That discussion set a chain of some events rolling for all the students which no one thought could ever take place. The said discussion witnessed the senior member addressing the questions that were put…

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Parliamentary Debate 2017

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala organized their yearly Parliamentary Debate competition- ‘AGAHI’ from 6th-8th October. The team comprising of Kainat Singh (2nd year) Virinda Kumar (3rd year) and Aman Venugopal (3rd Year) broke into the competition as quarter finalists. Ojas Kainthla (4th year) and Ahat Sharma (4th Year) broke into the tournament and…

APOCALYPSE NOW: RISE OF THE TRIGGER-HAPPY AND THE DEATH OF REASON

“Bang bang, I shot you down Bang bang, you hit the ground Bang bang, that awful sound…” The night of October 1, 2017 started off with a bang at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, U.S.A. Followed by another, then another, and then more. The bangs were accompanied by thuds. Silent screams,…

A Letter That Concerns Us All

Disclaimer: This letter was anonymously submitted to The Blue Pencil. The writer’s views are personal and shall be respected. The Blue Pencil does not take any responsibility for the same. To the men of AIL This letter is about all anyone can talk about in college nowadays- the fences. The fence around the women’s hostel, the…

Christ University, National Moot Court Competition 2017

A team comprising of Vidhatri Bharti (3rd Year), Shashank Mishra (2nd Year) and Rajesh Jha (2nd Year) performed exceedingly well at the School of Law, Christ University, National Moot Court Competition which was held from 15th-17th September 2017.  The team qualified to the Quarter Finals after clearing the Preliminations and Octa-Finals. It was in the…

Tina Malhotra (Class of 2019) on her association with Unacademy

The Blue Pencil: How and when did your association with Unacademy begin? Tina Malhotra: I was looking for internships at letsintern when I came across Unacademy. At first, I wasn’t sure if I could handle such a work but I wanted to give it a try.  There are two levels that you need to cross…

AIL National Seminar 2017

The Army Institute of Law, Mohali conducted its annual National Seminar on September 16, 2017. This year’s theme was ‘Challenges to National Security in the 21st Century’. The  following legal luminaries and erudite academicians were the chief guests at the inaugural ceremony : Chief Guest – Hon’ble Justice J.S. Narang (Retd.), Punjab and Haryana High…

The Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 – Final

5 days of action, the upsets, the the drama, the unpredictability of the beautiful game, it all built up perfectly for an epic finale on Sunday. The S*x Bombs faced the Gen Nutties to be crowned the champions of Gentlemen’s Cup 2017. The match started with the Nutties keeping possession and pressing hard. The first…

Meme Game

You may have heard of them. You may even have seen them. You may have spread them. You may even have created some of them. The one thing however you definitely haven’t done is avoid them. Yes, they’re everywhere. They’re unavoidable, and you must succumb to their powers sooner or later. They’re known by different…