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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Painting Competition being organized by Human Values Quarter in Amity Law School, Noida.

Painting Competition being organized by Human Values Quarter in Amity Law School, Noida. Details are provided on the poster, along with the names of student coordinators. Take part to showcase your talent and win attractive prizes. 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Contract Quiz at Amity Law School, Noida on 13th February - Cash prizes to be won!

Date : 13th February
Time : 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Venue : I2 Moot Court Hall, Amity Law School, Noida, Amity University- 125

1) There shall be 80 teams (tentative) contending and registration will be entertained on the basis of first come first serve.
2) Each team shall consist of only two members.
3) Registration fee charged will be Rs. 200 per team.
5) A participant can be a part of only one team.
6) Multiple teams can participate from one college.
7) Cross college teams are permitted.
8) Registration can be made by sending a mail of registration to
9) The registration fee can be given on the day of the event (for outside teams only).
10) All participants on the day of the event are requested to carry a copy of registration confirmation E-mail with them.
11) All entries must be mailed to with the following details 
·         College Name
·         Member Details– respective full names in bold letters with semester, phone nos. & email ids.
12) The subject of the e-mail and the file name should be ‘AYF Contract Quiz Registration’.
1) It shall consist of both written test as well as oral round.
2) Negative marking will be done for every wrong answer. The format will be +4: -1.
3) Questions shall be based on the law of contracts, both general and specific and common law doctrines.
1) Round 1 will be conducted through a written test consisting of 40 multiple choice questions.
2) Each correct answer carries 4 marks. In case of wrong Answer 1 mark will be deducted.
3) In case of a tie, the team with maximum number of correct answers shall go forward.
4) Top 3 teams shall  qualify for the finals.
5) Duration of the preliminary round will be 30 minutes.
1) Finale will be an oral round.
2) 5 questions shall be asked per team.
3) Each team shall be given 15 seconds to answer a question.
4) In case of a tie, there shall be a rapid fire round

For further details contact:
Neelesh – 9717087426         Ritika- 971770943
Yogesh- 9717444704      Chitwan- 9971255246

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Panel Discussion On Challenges To Freedom Of Expression By Radicals

The discussion began with Major General Nilendra Kumar addressing gathering and speaking about the recent happenings in Paris, the Right To Life and the Freedom of Speech (Articles 19 and 21). He stressed upon how essential these rights are and the profound importance of Freedom Of Speech and Expression, which includes the right to individual thinking. Dr. Chauhan described the shooting in Paris as a “great blow to the media persons.” 

Then Mr. Sebastian Farcis, South Asia Correspondent for Radio France International, took the stage and asked for a few seconds of silence with respect to terror threats faced by numerous countries on a regular basis. He went on to talk about secularism and the history of secularism in France (1905, Separation Of Religion and State).  He explained how Charlie Hebdo was not Islamophobic, and said the magazine was not violent nor was it full of hatred. He called Charlie Hebdo the spirit of enlightenment. He compared it to attacking a figurehead of a religion, like the Pope. He spoke about how Charlie Hebdo could have been taken to court (racism, libel etc.) as numerous times before, instead of attacking the magazine. Mr. Farcis explained the Media Laws in France and the actions taken against journalists in case of libel etc. in great detail. He concluded by saying that after this attack, the magazine will have 60,000 copies of its next issue shipped to over 20 countries. 

The next speaker was, Mr. Madhav Chaturvedi, Senior Journalist, Press Trust Of India. He addressed the topic from the point of view of Indian media, he stated that more often than not, Indian Media is faced with the issue of Freedom Of Speech vs. freedom of Religion. It is the same case with French. He states that the public needs to have courage to face the whole truth and not get swayed by emotion, to be able to judge the situation in a fair manner, which is near impossible in a country as diverse as ours. He emphasized on how the Quran states that all those following Islamic religion are not allowed to draw the prophet, however people of other religions are not bound by any such belief and so, Charlie Hebdo was well within his rights to publish their cartoons. According to Mr. Chaturvedi, the aggression towards Charlie Hebdo stems from irrational urge to protect your religion and its beliefs. Being a journalist, he said he puts his write to freedom of speech above everything else, and he concluded by saying “Till the freedom of right exists, I shall write.” 

The last speaker was  Prof (Dr.) Ashok Kantroo, former Professor, Amity Law School,  and member of the BCI. He talked about people making assessments of situations without getting into the reasons and legal matters of the situation. He stated that in his opinion, banning a literary working is like banning the freedom of speech and expression in a way. He talked about Right To Information, which is in a way also lost when a literary piece is banned from publication. He says journalists are no longer crosschecking facts and thereby, media ethics are slowly fading. We need to be able to balance the provision of the law, its enactment and actions which follow. According to him, the Charlie Hebdo attack is not an act of terror but of anger due to the feeling that someone was threatening a particular religion.  

The discussion ended with an interactive question answer round with the audience, the audience put up rather impressive questions and the speakers answered all queries with great enthusiasm. 


Article by: Saumya Gupta
Photography: Aakash Khattar

Sunday, January 11, 2015

More events by ALSN for AYF

Get your resume to look far better with help from HR experts at the Cyberesume event organised by Amity Law School, Noida, during Amity Youth Fest!
The poster for the event is attached below.

Human Values event organized by ALSN

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean, if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." 
- Mahatma Gandhi

An event celebrating human values through a lens of Indian cinema is being organised by Amity Law School, Noida. Students from all departments are welcome to participate. The event consists of Dumb Charades and Extempore. Contact Indraneil Tomar (8800949350) for more details and registration.