Learnings at The Policy Troupe: Almora Deliberation (28th-29th July, 2018)

By Tanya Chandra, Founder, LexQuest Foundation.

When you enter Almora, the District Headquarters of the Kumaon region, you will see prosperity, abled infrastructure and globalization all wrapped into one, amidst the serenity of the green hills that envelop this Himalayan town. Old colonial buildings, streets swarmed with traditional local delicacies and a whole lot of well maintained government offices, well kept government schools, scattering of ill-conceived primary private schools and a large number of public toilets; all on the same street that caters to the outsiders with its endless hotels, modest eateries and a trail of noisy vehicles. (more…)

Civic Architects: The Policy Generation Group (Bride Trafficking)

In an ideal democracy, the State mechanism is designed to determine the problem areas for its people and resolve them through necessary policy action. People and their well being is thus at the core of an exemplary public policy mechanism, which is why proactive mass action can determine the fate of the policies that the State sets out to formulate. It is hence crucial that people demand policies on existing realities that require urgent attention of the State because unless such issues garner public attention, the State can’t recognise their expanse at a scale that deserves carefully crafted policies. (more…)

The Conversation Junction

By the time high school is over, you are expected to metamorphosize into young adults and determine the necessary “course of action” as far as your career prospects are concerned. This, when in fact, whether you will leap ahead or lag behind depends largely on your ability to cope with the immense amount of pressure from various quarters. The immediate family always has a “plan” to impose upon you and your friends are as clueless as you! Amidst all the commotion, if you take up a stream that you believe will leverage your ambitions and aid your prospects in the field of law and public policy, you may often feel at sea, as you don’t know where and when to start and how to furnish a well thought out plan of action that will lead you in the right direction. (more…)

The Policy Troupe: Almora Deliberation

As a developing nation, we are often grappling with myriad problems and multiple challenges that our governance structures alone aren’t equipped to resolve. This is why it becomes imperative that the citizens engage, ideate and deliberate on change that they seek, as it will not only encourage proactive citizenry but will also help attain effective and impactful solutions.

At LexQuest, a Research and Educational Organisation, based out of Delhi, we intend to stir and awaken the change seekers and change makers amongst you. Since we firmly believe that effective policy formulation is crucial to shift the paradigm, when it comes to our most ignominious failings as a nation, we are committed to facilitate the learning curve for you, as far as policy analysis, assessment and awareness is concerned. (more…)

LexQuest’s 2nd National Article Writing Competition, 2018

To commemorate the 127th Birth Anniversary year of the Father of our Constitution, Lexquest is initiating a drive, to engage and ideate with you, thereby working in the direction of enriching thoughts and encouraging actions. At the same time, keeping in line with the Preamble envisaged by the visionary, Baba Saheb Ambedkar, we aspire to initiate the fraternity into the long haul journey of educational emancipation of the nation.
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LexQuest’s 1st National Corporate Law Essay Writing Competition, 2018

With the aim and objective to promote the interests of the students and professionals in the arena of Corporate Law, LexQuest, a Research and Educational Organisation, in collaboration with CorpComm Legal, a Full Service Corporate Law Firm, with its head office in New Delhi, hereby present to you the very first edition of our National Corporate Law Essay Writing Competition, 2018. The recent developments in the corporate world have conferred upon it, the role of an engine in the economic growth process of the Country. The sector has been regulating the interaction among the business houses, investors, creditors, shareholders and any juristic person with regard to their rights, relations, conduct and obligations. (more…)

LexQuest’s 1st National Environmental Law Essay Writing Competition, 2018

Having successfully organized four National Essay Writing Competitions in the past, to promote original legal writing and research work in the field of law, we are delighted to bring to you the first edition of our National Environmental Law Essay Writing Competition. As stated by our Honorable Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, “people’s participation is the essence of good governance”, and with India as the second most populous country in the world, we need to ensure that people have a big role to play to help the government achieve goals and shape successful policies. (more…)

LexQuest’s 4th National Essay Writing Competition, 2018

After the successful organization of three National Essay Writing competitions in the past three years, we are proud to announce the LexQuest 4th National Essay Writing Competition, 2018. To avoid the restriction of creativity in legal writing, the theme this time is Filling up the voids in the Indian Legal System: Shortcomings and Probable Solutions”. The theme of the competition aims at promoting an exceptional combination of creative as well as legal thinking. Being open ended, it will give participants an opportunity to work in their area of interest and bask in the exploration of the never ending stream that law is. (more…)

LexQuest 3rd National Essay Writing Competition, 2017

After successfully organising the LexQuest 1st and 2nd National Essay Writing Competitions, 2014 and 2015 respectively, we proudly bring to you the LexQuest 3rd National Essay Writing Competition, 2017. One of the most diverse, populous and underdeveloped regions of the world, South Asia, constantly struggles with grotesque social and complex economic issues. The augmentation and amelioration of various civil society groups has helped in plummeting the quandary to some extent. Therefore, the theme for this year’s essay writing competition is “Role of Civil Society in the Growth Story of South Asia”. (more…)

LexQuest’s Online Quiz on IP Law

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Update: You can attempt the Quiz now: Click here.

Quizzers Ahoy!!

Here is a shout out to all know-it-alls, to come show off their knowledge on Intellectual Property Law and win a chance to get their articles published on our website, without having to go through any application process (isn’t that amazing? No emails, no phone calls, just a fun quiz to get a publication in your name!) (more…)