Journey so far: Sanya D. Kishwar on winning a Fellowship from Pennsylvania State University

By Sanya D. Kishwar, Central University of South Bihar, Bodh Gaya.

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-

I took the one less travelled by

And that has made all the difference.

Greetings to all my friends, seniors and elders! I, Sanya Darakhshan Kishwar have taken to this platform to share my experiences and the learning process that I went through, during my journey from India Rounds of 3rd Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon SAARC Mooting Competition, 2017-18 to the SAARC Rounds of the same. (more…)

GNLU’s Stetson Saga: 2016-2017

Hello Mooting Enthusiasts! Let us take you on a journey which was first of its kind in more ways than one. This was the first time an Indian team brought home the trophy of one of the most sought after Moot Court Competitions across the globe. If you don’t know it yet, let us enlighten you about Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition 2016-2017 and introduce you to the winning trio from Gujarat National Law University. Read on as Sujoy Sur, Shikhar Maniar and Manya Oberoi narrate their inspiring and telling story across cities, states, countries and continents. (more…)

Research Methodology: Ins and Outs

By Bhagyashree Sonwane, Indore Institute of Law, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore, M.P, India.

Research refers to the systematic search of a particular topic or issue. In other words it can be defined as art of searching knowledge. The Oxford defines it as “The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.” According to Redman and Mory(1923), Research is a “systematized effort to gain new knowledge”. Thus, we can say that research is an attempt to pursue advancement through methods of study, observations, results, conclusions and experiments. According to Clifford Woody research comprises defining and redefining problems, formulating hypothesis or suggested solutions; collecting, organizing and evaluating data; making deductions and reaching conclusions; and at last carefully testing the conclusion to determine whether they fit the formulating hypothesis. In short, the search of knowledge through objective and proper method of drawing conclusions and solutions to a particular problem is research. (more…)