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ConQuest Quiz

One of the objectives of the Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project has been to create a robust civic citizenship. In furtherance to this aim, we will organise an annual Quiz on the Indian constitution and its history aimed at university students to engage with the Constitution in an interactive way. Aimed to explore how contemporary
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ConQuest 2016: National Finals

On 20thAugust 2016, the Centre for Law and Policy Research organized the National Finals of ConQuest 2016 : India’s first national-level quiz on Indian Constitution, History, and Politics with the support of the Regional Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF). The Venue was the Indian Society of International Law, Delhi. Participants of
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ConQuest Quiz 2016: North Regional Rounds

On 20th August, 2016, we organized the North Regional Round of ConQuest 2016, India’s first national-level quiz on Indian Constitution, History and Politics. The Quiz was held in partnership with Indian Law Institute, Delhi at the Indian Society of International Law, Delhi. Around 45 student teams participated in the Preliminary Rounds from colleges Delhi, Punjab, Haryana
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ConQuest Quiz 2016: South Regional Round

On 23rd July, 2016, we organized the South Regional Round of ConQuest 2016, India’s first national-level quiz on Indian Constitution, History and Politics. We were hosted by our partner, The School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore. Over 50 student teams participated in the Preliminary Rounds from colleges in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and
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ConQuest 2016: India’s First Quiz on the Indian Constitution, History and Politics

The Centre for Law and Policy Research will conduct India’s First National Level Quiz on the Indian Constitution, History and Politics in 2016, called ‘ConQuest’. The quiz is open for undergraduate and postgraduate University students and will explore how contemporary political, legal and governance issues are informed by India’s constitutional history. The quiz will draw
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Child labour in the Constituent Assembly

The 12th of June was observed as the ‘World Day Against Child Labour’. This article takes a close look at the Constituent Assembly of India’s engagement with child labour during the making of the Indian Constitution. Article 24 of the Indian Constitution that prohibits the employment of children under the age of fourteen in factories,
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Special Leave Petitions and the Constituent Assembly Debates

It is no secret that the Supreme Court currently faces an enormous (and frankly unmanageable) number of Special Leave Petitions (SLPs) under Article 136. This has most recently come to a head following a very emotional speech by the Chief Justice of India who quoted Justice Khehar as saying that every year that a judge
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Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project Phase II

Phase ll of CLPR’s Constitutional and Civic Citizenship Project, supported by FNF South Asia , is in full swing. A new batch of Associate Editors and Interns are currently undergoing an orientation to the curating, coding and tagging of the Constituent Assembly Debates (CAD) of India. The CADIndia website will have 80% of the debates
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CLPR’s National Level Quiz On the Indian Constitution

The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is excited to conduct India’s first national-level quiz on the Indian Constitution and its history. The quiz will be held in July-August 2016 for undergraduate and postgraduate students and will touch upon the most challenging political, legal and governance issues of contemporary India and how these are
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