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…

The Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 – Day V

The final leg of the league stage saw S*x Bombs face Bharat’s Warriors, with all the teams still in contention for the final. The match got off to a great start, thanks to Amanpreet Singh’s sweet strike early on, lifting the S*x Bombs 1-0 up. The score stayed the same till halftime, with both the…

Guest Lecture on The Hague Convention

  Charles Albert Gobat writes, “If we examine the Hague Convention carefully, we see that it considers the offer of good offices a duty of every nation. In other words, such offers should be made whenever a dispute becomes critical and threatens to explode into war.” To enlighten AIL-ians on a widely discussed topic –…

The Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 – Day IV

The fourth day of the Gentlemen’s Cup saw Gen Nutties face off against S*x Bombs, simultaneously signifying the closure of the first round as well. The significance of this match was apparent in the first few minutes as one could see the players acclimatizing to the opponent’s playing style. However, Gen Nutties managed to establish…

The Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 – Day III

Bharat’s Warriors faced Gen Nutties on an eventful third day of the Gentlemen’s Cup- 2017. Being the second match for both the teams, it was all to play for as the players hit the ground running. The first half momentum seemed to be with the Warriors as they were the first ones to make the…

The Gentlemen’s League 2017 – Day II

The second day of the Gentlemen’s Cup saw the S*x Bombs go up against the Gen Nutties. With the S*x Bombs, riding high on confidence with a win behind them from the last game, going up against arguably the most well rounded team, it promised to be a great contest. With barely 3 minutes into…

Mumal Rathore (Class of 2015) secures Rank 2 in JAG Merit List

Mumal Rathore (Class of 2015) has been selected for JAG-19 SSCW course. She secured All India Rank 2 in the merit list. This was her 9th SSB attempt and 4th recommendation. The course will commence on the 3rd of October, 2017. The Blue Pencil congratulates her and wishes her luck !

The Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 – Day I

The much anticipated Gentlemen’s Cup 2017 is finally here. The league began on Monday with the first fixture played between S*x Bombs FC and Bharat’s Warriors. S*x Bombs were captained by Amanpreet Singh and Amanbir Bajwa led the opposition. With the crowd cheering them on, the players started with great tempo to the game as…

The Gentlemen’s Cup – Team Auctions

The moment that we were all eagerly waiting for is here! The Gentlemen’s Cup is one of the most eagerly awaited sports event at AIL. Players are auctioned, and the ones with the highest bid get the opportunity to play in a team. The league sees participation from college players who have represented the college…

GRILLED #NOVICES

Standing in front of the ‘Hon’ble bench, all suited up, exuding smart vibes but being the same old young and dumb selves from the inside, sleeping at 5:00 am and waking up at 7:00 am, experiencing the massive difference between our expectations and the reality, getting grilled by the judges and being beaten to death…