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Your Fests Were Sad! @ Symfiesta of Symbiosis Noida and @ Vibes, Nirma University

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In a haste to organize a fest the colleges miss out on quality, accountability, exposure, experience and (the most important) fun. They just end up leaving the participants in distress. By Harshad Kapoor

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Modern Day Untouchability: How Law Firms Treat the Students of Non-Elite Law Schools

how law firms treat law students from non prestigious law schools in india

The first question that any associate asks you at the law firms is your college. I doubt if anyone has ever asked me my name. But yes once they know your law school they pretty much decide the work you will get. By Akanksha Sharma

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3 Silver Linings: The Future of Indian Law Schools

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The NLU’s, the newer ones especially need to understand that to stand a chance in a demand and supply based economy, we need to be academically sound. Moot wins and pseudo sounding conferences, and journals do not do the trick, until there is true material behind it. So stop chasing a PD, MUN and Moot infused dream. By Subhro Sengupta

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The Reality of Placements in NLUs: The Bare All Disclosure by a CNLU Patna Student

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We the batch of 2009-2014 are graduating in June 2014, with only 2 people placed right now (if only you can call that so, because the terms of recruitment are subjected to a paid internship for 6 months with a promised stipend of Rs. 15,000).

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LAWCTOPUS POLL RESULTS: Law Students’ Votes: Ab ki Bar, Modi Sarkar ; Kejriwal Broom-Rides Like Harry Potter; Congress as Good as NOTA

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BJP (56%, 174 Votes)
AAP (19%, 60 Votes)
Congress (12%, 36 Votes)
NOTA (11%, 35 Votes)
Others (2%, 7 Votes)

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Call for Papers: 4th West Bengal Growth Conference, 2014 [Dec 26-27]; Organised by ISI Kolkata, LSE London, IGC; Submit Synopsis by June 30

The Sampling and Official Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in collaboration with the International Growth Centre (IGC), London School of Economics will organise the 4th West Bengal Growth Conference on 26-27 December, 2014.

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SBI Youth for India 1 Year Fellowship Program for the Socially Inclined: Monthly Allowance of Rs 14K + Travel Costs; Apply by June 30


SBI Youth for India is a fellowship programme initiated, funded and managed by the State Bank of India in partnership with reputed NGOs. It provides a framework for India’s best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations.

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Call for Papers: International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies IJLLJS (ISSN 2348-8212); Submit by April 25; Publication After Payment of Rs. 1500

International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies (ISSN 2348-8212) is an peer reviewed, open access, online journal in English for the enhancement of research in various discipline of Law. IJLLJS brings together Judges ,Advocates , Academician, Scholars and Students of Law.

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Pangea3, Thomson Reuters, is Hiring Interns for May-June [Noida]; Interview April 22-25; Rs. 7500 Stipend

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Immediate hiring of interns ( LL.B or LL.M ) for the Month of May – June
Interviews from April 22 – April 25, 2014.

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Internship @ iPleaders, Delhi: Quick Application Process, Research and Writing Tasks, No Stipend


The highlight of the internship was when I prepared a case-study on Blackberry, using which Abhyudyay wrote an article on how to successfully impress foreign firms like Allen and Ovary, which got published on Legally India. By Surabhi Grover. RGNUL. 2nd year

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Interview with the Winning SLS Pune Team of The NLU Antitrust Law Moot Competition 2014

One of the definite highlights of the finals (apart from the results) was when Dr. Geeta Gouri said that she would be taking our memorials back to New Delhi. At that point we decided that if we lost, this would be enough of a win.

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Via Kafila: (En) Gendering a Rights Revolution: Siddharth Narrain


The second is that transgender persons, for the purposes of the law, should be able to identify in the gender of their choice, which could be male, female or a third gender category.

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Internship @ Odisha Human Rights Commission, Bhubaneshwar: Not many had turned up that day, nor there was anything to do that day

The first day had nothing to do other then signing of the attendance and a briefing session about the internship program (referred as training program by them). By Subhashree Dash, 1st year, New Law College, Pune

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What’s So Uncomfortable? What’s Missing? The Stockholm Syndrome of Our Everyday Lives

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There’s this tremendous responsibility of creating yourself. Not through the crutches doled out like jobs, offices, classes etc. but through your own striving. Your own way for your own life. By Tanuj Kalia

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Call for Papers: Asian Journal of Legal Education-WBNUJS, Kolkata

The Journal (Asian Journal of Legal Education) primarily aims to promote continuous academic research and dialogue among the legal fraternity about the reform of legal education in the Asian Region.

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