Fourth Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon SAARCLAW Mooting Competition [India Round], 2018-19

The Chief Guest at the Inaugural Function on 27.10.2018 was Hon’ble Justice Rajendra Menon, Chief Justice, Del HC. The Chief Guest at the Valedictory Function on 28.10.2018 was Hon’ble Justice R.K. Agrawal, Former SC Judge and President, NCDRC. The ‘Moot Proposition’ was drafted by Mr. Ravi Prakash, Advocate, Supreme Court of India. The Proposition [Abridged] […]

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The Zara Lone Case

‘Yes?’ It was the Lover of the Century, Raghu. ‘You have to leave this girl. It’s been too long.’ ‘I am so over her.’ 5 WhatsApp Messages, Zara Lone: ‘It’s my birthday. I hope you remember.’ 9th February. ‘This is insane,’ Saurabh kept chanting. ‘Ready?’ I said, putting on my helmet. ___ The victim is […]

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Shanthakumaran Sreesanth

An excellent book. I have chosen to extract the following two paragraphs: Page 131: “It was a period when Ricky Ponting’s team believed that every loss was an ‘upset’ and not just a win for their opponents. India had dominated this particular match from the beginning. Ishant Sharma, Sreesanth and Irfan Pathan had gathered nine […]

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The Profane

Mr. Navtej Sarna’s Son is truly talented. I have had the opportunity to witness him in college. Mr. Navtej Sarna is an ‘Indian author-columnist, diplomat & current Indian Ambassador to the United States’. His son, Satyajit, recently published a book of poetry: “The Profane”. I have read the same. Here are a few of my […]

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A Man of Reason and Logic

Chess has been represented, or shall I say misrepresented, as a game – that is, a thing which could not well serve a serious purpose, solely created for the enjoyment of an empty hour. If it were a game only, Chess would never have survived the serious trials to which it has, during the long […]

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An Independent Colonial Judiciary

“In the midst of Ripon’s Viceroyalty, in 1882, for the first time in the history of colonial India, an Indian Judge, Romesh Chunder Mitter, was appointed to act as Chief Justice of The Calcutta High Court, when Chief Justice Sir Richard Garth went on leave.  It would take another few decades for an Indian, Badruddin […]

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