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Law Mantra is India’s most popular and trusted website in the field of Law. Law Mantra’s mission is to provide comprehensive and easy-to-understand legal information to users and make such information easy to find on the Internet. Law Mantra is having an Online, Print Journal and Web Portal, under the guidance of Dr. Adish C Aggarwala, Sr. Advocate, Prof. (Dr) Ranvir Singh, V.C NLU Delhi, Prof. (Dr) M.P Singh, Chancellor, CUHaryana, Prof. (Dr) Vijender Kumar, VCNLU-Nagpur, Prof. (Dr) Naresh Kumar Vats, Professor, NLU-Nagpur and other luminaries from the legal fraternity. Law Mantra is running for the purpose of enhancing legal academics and legal awareness in the society and in the practice of the same. Law mantra also has an ISSN (2321-6417) & (2394-7829) journal which tries to disseminate knowledge and research in various aspects of law.

About Dr.Adish C Aggarwala:-Dr. Adish C. Aggarwala is a senior advocate and the President of International Council of Jurists, President of International Commission of Writers, Chairman of All India Bar Association, Convener of Indian Council of Jurists, Chairman of India Legal Information Institute, Secretary General of All India Senior Advocates Association and Patron of All India Law Students Association. He has been Senior Additional Advocate General of Haryana Govt and Additional Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.Govts.

About the Competition

The essay writing competition has been started in the name of Dr. Adish C Aggarwala. The essay competition basically has the purpose to bring out original and concrete views of the mass- to the mass. In an essay, we look forward to a detail analysis of the status quo and putting forward suggestions that would serve as an instrument for change to the problems that persist.

Theme:- “UIDAI debate-Right to Privacy Fundamental Rights?

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

  • The Essay must be written in English.
  • Only one essay per participant may be submitted. Multiple or incomplete submissions will lead to disqualification.
  • Co-Authorship is permitted only up to two authors.
  • The Students who have made a solo entry and as a co-author also will be treated as multiple entries and it will lead to rejection of the second submission. . (The entry which is received first will be entertained ) • Only original essays will be considered for the competition. No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the essay. The participants will submit a separate undertaking with regard to originality of work
  • Identification mark must not be found in any part of the essay.

LENGTH OF THE ESSAY

  1. The Essay shall consist of an abstract, main text and bibliography.
  2. An abstract not exceeding 200 words mentioning the title and keywords must be attached
  3. The essay shall be no longer than 2500 words. (Excluding footnotes).
  4. Footnotes must conform to Bluebook (19th Edition) rules of legal citation and must include a description of each authority adequate to allow a reasonable reader to identify and locate the authority in a publication of general circulation

COVER OF WRITTEN SUBMISSION:

  1. The written submission must have a cover page containing the name of the Participant, address, e-mail id, contact number and name of the college/university with address. ii. The external cover/envelope should be marked “Essay Competition”.

ELECTRONIC FORMAT: 

The participant should mention his or her name, address, e-mail id, contact number and name of the college/university with address in the mail and send the essay as an a attachment[ in MS word/pdf] with the Subject “Essay Competition”.

Prize and Reward

1st Prize Rs 10,000/-

2nd Prize Rs 7,000/-

3rd Prize Rs 5,000/-

Last Date  of Registration and Submission of Essay 2nd Nov, 2017

 

Thanking You

Adv. Aditya Mishra

B.A LL.B (Hons.), National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam

Associate, Chamber of Sr. Adv. Sudhanshu Batra, New Delhi

Mob:-+91-8860257167, +91-9310053923

Email: adityamishra0310@gmail.com / adityamishra0393@gmail.com

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Call for Campus Ambassadors: LexQuest
About: LexQuest is an Online Portal for Law Students, across the Globe. We seek to not only provide you with information regarding all the opportunities out there but we go a step further and seek to engage with you by creating such opportunities for you!

LexQuest calls for Campus Ambassadors: Interested in writing about the ongoing events at your campus? Interested in helping us increase our outreach? Interested in helping us organise events in your college? Interested in conducting interviews? Interested in getting published? Interested in earning while doing these tasks? Then send in your CV and a Statement of Purpose to info.lexquest@gmail.com.

Duration: Two Months from the date of your joining. We will consider extending your tenure on the basis of your work.

Nature of Work and Remuneration: Online. This is a voluntary post, however, we will give rewards to the two best performers at the end of their internship. There is also an opportunity to generate your own income through ‘Paid Tasks’.

Certificate: The candidates who will perform all the assigned tasks in the given time limit will be given duly recognized certificates at the end of their internship.

Last Date to Apply: 31st October, 2017.

Contact:

E-mail: info.lexquest@gmail.com
Website: http://lexquest.in/

Here is the link for your perusal: http://lexquest.in/call-campus-ambassadors-lexquest-2/

Regards,

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Journals Published by Acharya Academy, Rohtak (Haryana)

List is given below:

Journals published by Acharya Academy

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A Brief Theme note on

ICPR Sponsored National Seminar on The Individual, Society and the Universal Wisdom in the Philosophy of Tirukkural

The text Tirukkural, represents the greatest treasure house of wisdom of the Tamil and the gift of the Tamil Nadu to the whole world. It is on par with any other ethical work of the world. Of all the ethical works, the Tirukkural is the most well-known and world-renowned work. It prescribes certain norms for the individual as well as society. Tiruvalluvar’s ethical principles are applicable to ruler and the ruled, the rich and the poor, men and women. The norms which he has prescribed are applicable to the entire human society. The text contains three major parts or divisions, namely, the Arattuppal, the Porutpal and the Inbattuppal. The first part of the Tirukkural, i.e. the Arattuppal or Dharma or virtue, containing 38 chapters, is divided into four sections: (1) the Payiram or Introduction which includes four chapters: (i) in praise of God. (ii) in praise of rain, (iii) the greatness of those who renounced the world, and (iv) the glorification of righteousness, (2) the Illarayil or domestic virtue which includes chapters dealing with family life, love, hospitality, children, sweet words, gratitude, equity, self-control, right-conduct, on adultery, patience, envy, liberality, etc., (3) the Turavarayil or on renunciation which talks about compassion, abstaining from meat, penance, improper conduct, non-stealing, truth, not getting angry, non-killing, non-permanence, renunciation, true knowledge, avoidance of desire, etc., and (4) the Ooliyal or destiny or fate. The second part, is the Porutpal or wealth, consists of 70 chapters and is divided into three major sections: (1) the Arasiyal or the state that deals with majesty, learning, non –learning, hearing, knowledge, avoiding low company, knowing time, unrighteous rule, and tyranny, (2) the Angaviyal or the limbs of the state, which deals with ministers, good speech, action, kingdom, fortress, acquisition of wealth, importance of army, courage, friendship etc., and, (3) the Olipiyal or the residue, which contains chapters on noble lineage, honour, greatness, good conduct, courtesy, modesty, agriculture, poverty, begging etc. The third part of the Tirukkural, is the Inbattuppal or love, running into 25 chapters and divided into two sections: (1) the Kavaviyal or clandestine love and, (2) the Karpiyal or wedded life. Commenting on the importance of the Tirukkural, U. Ve. Swaminatha Iyer says that only the Tirukkural

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contains the necessary principles of righteous life for all religions, all nations and also for all those who have different ideologies. Tiru. Vi. Ka. also says that sustenance of life is presented in the text, wherein the author makes a distinction between individual life and social life. But these two lives are not distinct. The individual represents the society and the society is reflected in the individual. The harmony between them shows a healthy society. Whether it is a person’s knowledge, wealth, or happiness, it should be shared by all. Tiruvalluvar asks: “what is the benefit of knowledge if a person does not feel the pain of others as his own?” He asks us to understand the pain and sufferings of others. This attitude towards life made him to become a world poet. The uniqueness of the Tirukkural is that in it we find a discussion of all the three values, namely virtue, wealth and love, essential for man in one single text. The text is not meant for any particular religion or caste. The literature is for the humanity of all times and places. The ethics it prescribes is meant for both for individual and society. The values that are necessary for the individual is prescribed mainly in the first part, the values for the social as well as individual is depicted in the second and in the third part, conjugal love and marriage is exemplified. The wealth part, which is stressed in the second part, also means that it has to be considered as a means for one’s own virtues.

There is no other ethical teacher in the world who has stressed the power of virtue, like the Tamil sage Tiruvalluvar. He has allotted one full chapter to emphasize the power of virtue. He believes that virtue secures glory as well as wealth. Hence there is no greater virtue than this and no greater loss than to forget it. Where does the true virtue lie? It lies in the purity of mind, says Tiruvalluvar. It is the bedrock of virtue. In ancient Indian tradition, we find innumerable evidence for this. For example, the Muntaka Upanisad says: “Truth alone conquers, not untruth. By truth is laid out the path leading to the Gods by which the sage who have their desire fulfilled travel to where is that supreme abode of truth.” Tiruvalluvar defines truth as follows: “The speaking of that which is free from even the slightest taint of evil.” Further he says that even falsehood is of the nature of truth if it brings forth unmixed good. Tiruvalluvar says that if a person practices truth, no other virtue is needed. The person whom he speaks of is an ideal man. An ideal man is one has all the noble qualities. What are the qualities necessary for man? Tiruvalluvar mentions five distinguished virtues, i.e. universal love, sensitivity, helpfulness to all, compassion and truthfulness, which are the five pillars of nobility. The management expert, Peter Drukker says that there are five P’s necessary for any action that must be done perfectly. Principle, policy, plan, procedure and personnel are these five P’s. Tiruvalluvar lists the five important principles, which should be

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followed before taking a decision with regard to our action: resources, means, time, the nature of the deed and the place. Further he says that a proper person for performing a particular action should have love, wisdom , clear vision, and freedom from covetousness are necessary for a person to perform any action.

A country should promote social justice, equality and integration to ensure participation of all in a democracy. There should be socio-economic and political equality and justice. Tiruvalluvar believed in the principle of social justice when he talks about the equality of all human beings. All men, according to him are equal by birth. “By birth, all men are equal and it is by the difference in the action that their worth is rendered unequal.” It is necessary that we have to democratize the knowledge system, wealth, rights and freedom. Tiruvalluvar talks about the concept of justice in detail. The administration of justice is the sole duty of the government. In one of the couplets, he says that the world falls at the feet of a great King who wields the sceptre for his subjects’ welfare. People’s welfare is the key principle operating the democratic form of government. Tiruvalluvar says that the unrighteous kind who oppresses his subjects is more cruel than the one who leads the life of a murderer. The tears that the subjects shed as a result of oppression will destroy the prosperity of the king. Thus Tiruvalluvar makes it clear that there should be proper political justice so that there will be peace and prosperity among the members of the society.

For Tiruvalluvar, both wealth or politics (Porutpal) and love or happiness (Inbattuppal) follow from virtuous life (Arattuppal) and hence he places them after it. The Porutpal is a detailed study of king and his rule which is monarchial in nature and because of this, one may think that what Tiruvalluvar had said is only applicable to a monarchial politics. But this can be substituted with the present governmental form also. What he said about the king is equally applicable to the democratic form of government. In Indian political philosophy, Tirukkural is compared to Kautilya’s Arthasastra and there are scholars who argue that there are statements in both the texts, which are similar. Especially, the role of a king and his administration which is depicted in the Kural is compared to the Arthasastra. Politics as a study of government, deals with the relation between the ruler and the ruled, the nature of the State, its policies, justice, sustainable economy, sovereignty, welfare state and other components. The uniqueness of Tiruvalluvar is that in his political philosophy, ethics or moral philosophy is very much stressed. This shows the relation between politics and ethics. A proper definition of a country is given by Tiruvalluvar in the chapter nadu or country. Does a country mean a mere land surrounded by four boundaries? He says that a

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country must be free from famines, incurable diseases, and destructive enemies. Tiruvalluvar says that a country should be wealthy. He says that the country should acquire wealth, to lay it up, to guard and distribute it. A wealthy country alone gives peace and happiness to the citizens.

Sub-themes:
Comparison between Indian Value theory and Tirukkural

The Significance of Dharma or Virtue in Tirukkural Plato and Aristotle in comparison with Tiruvalluvar Confucius and Tiruvalluar on Ethical Values
Social and Political Philosophy of Tirukkural

The concept of Love in Tirukkural
Commentarial tradition and Tirukkural: Examination of different comments to the Text The Individual and Society in Tirukkural
The contribution of Tirukkural to Indian Philosophical Tradition
The Relevance of the Text to the present day world
The concept of Ideal Man in Tirukkual
The significance of Truth and non-violence as expressed in the Text
The concept of woman in Tirukkural

There are many subjects and topics to be dealt with in this seminar from philosophical perspectives. You are cordially invited to present a well researched and well thought out paper. We appreciate analytic papers only and not descriptive ones. Selected papers will be presented after evaluation by competent experts. Kindly send your learned papers latest by 15th October, 2017 via email to seminar.icpr@gmail.com in Hindi or English (Typed, doc format, English – Times New Roman fonts size 12, Hindi –Unicode or any other font, size 14-16 (in the case of any other fonts than Unicode please send font also). The venue of the seminar will be Thanjavaur (Tamilnadu). Selected participant shall be provided free hospitality and travel as per ICPR rules.

 

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RA Journal of Applied Research

ISSN: 2394-6709
Index Copernicus ICV (2015): 74.25, Impact Factor: 0.541
Dear Readers
Greeting from
RA Journal of Applied Research
Submission Open for Vol. 3 Issue 09 September-2017 (Upcoming)
Last Submission Date: 25 September 2017
Acceptance Notification: within 3-5 days after submission

RAJAR peer-reviewed open access journal which publish research articles, review articles short communications and book reviews from academicians and business-persons, our aims publish articles of high quality dealing with issues which impacts national and global scientific research scholars.
Accepted papers are available freely with online full-text content upon receiving the final versions, and will be indexed at major academic databases.
RAJAR is a multidisciplinary journal and welcomes papers from all the major disciplines in Science , Engineering, Social Science, Mathematics, Medical Science, Biomedical, agriculture, life science economics, business and management studies including (but not limited to):-
Management, Marketing, Strategy, Finance and investment, Organizational behavior, Cross-cultural management, Accounting, International trade, Business economics, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development. Cell Biology, Genomics, Plant Biology, Immunology, Religious Studies, Infectious Diseases, Law, Dentistry, Toxicology, Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Education science, Teacher education, etc.

This International journal Guarantees that the editor decision based on the peer review results will not exceed 3 to 7 days from the paper submission date.
RA Journal of Applied Research (RAJAR) is published original research papers, review articles, short communications and technical reports in all areas of basic and applied sciences research.
RAJAR Journal Indexed in: Index Copernicus , DOAJ, DRJI, DOI, Digital Identification Database system DIDS,Google Scholar, Research Bible, Science Center, Science library index, International Journal impact Factor, Scientific Indexing Services SIS, New Jour, Jour Informatics, Cite factor.

WHY PUBLISH WITH RAJAR?

  • No deadline
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  • Global International knowledge sharing
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You can Submit Your Article via Online System
If any difficulty you can also submit to: editor@rajournals.in

With Regards
Journal Manager
Research & Analysis Journal
http://rajournals.in/

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International Journal of Legal Research and Governance (ISSN: 2394-7829)  is Quarterly double blind Peer review academic journal, published Print, that seeks to provide an interactive forum for the publication of articles in the field of Law and Governance. The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume 4, Issue 3,4.The submission deadline for Volume 4, Issue 3,4 is September 30, 2017. We welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the legal community. We have a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position.

I.J.L.R.G is a print Journal under the Chief patron of Prof. (Dr.) M.P.Singh, Chancellor Central University, Haryana, Prof. (Dr.) Ranvir Singh, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, New Delhi, Prof. (Dr.) Gurjeet Singh, Founding Vice-Chancellor N.L.U.J.A Assam, Prof. (Dr.) Faizan Mustaffa, Vice- Chancellor, NALSAR Hyderabad, Prof. Shamnad Basheer and other luminaries from the legal fraternity.

It is aimed at institutionalizing and channeling the analytical and incisive articles of students towards value addition and developing inherent potentials of legal fraternity.

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Legal Research and Governance (IJLRG), ISSN 2394-7829 is a quarterly double blind peer reviewed journal. We look forward for submissions from members of the Bar, Bench and the academia. Submissions can be in the form of long articles, short articles, case comments, legislative notes and book reviews.

DEADLINE: The last date for submission of papers is 30th September, 2017.

Nature of Contributions:

Abstract: The manuscript must be accompanied with an abstract of not more than 200 words.

  1. Articles: An article must conduct a complete analysis of the area of law, which the author seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law, indicating the lacunae therein, and must contain an attempt to suggest possible changes which can address the said lacunae. An article should be between 4,000-5,000 words.
  2. Essays: An essay is more adventurous as it challenges challenging existing paradigms/norms and provides a fresh outlook to common problems. It is strongly recommended that essays be considerably more concise than articles, in terms of scope and conceptualization. An essay is thus advised to be between 3,000-5,000 words.
  3. Notes: A note is a relatively concise form of an argument advanced by the author. The focus of a note should be on a relatively new debate or controversy regarding the interpretation or implementation in the law. Notes shall primarily highlight contemporary issues, which need to be addressed, and the authors are expected to offer a solution. The maximum word limit for a manuscript in the form of note is 2,500 words.
  4. Comments: A comment is where the author may decide to critique any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or State Legislature. The word limit for a comment is 2,500 words.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

General Guidelines

  • All submitted manuscripts shall be original. Any form of plagiarism would lead to immediate rejection of the submission.
  • Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously.
  • The author(s) must inform the Editorial Board if the manuscript has also been submitted to another journal, website or forum.
  • Formatting specifications: The manuscript must be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 with 1.5 Line Spacing.
  • Citations and References
  1. All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes.
  2. The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th edition).

Author(s)

  • Each manuscript may have up to two authors.
  • In case of joint authorship, the author from whom a submission is solicited by the Editorial Board shall intimate the Board of the name, credentials and contact details of the intended co-author.

Citations and References

  • All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes. The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th edition).

Submission Procedure

  1. The Author/s are required to email the manuscript to editorijlrg@gmail.com
  2. The manuscript may be mailed in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.
  3. The mail must be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ providing the name of the author/s with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details in the body of the mail.
  4. A mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author/s through the email id used by the author/s for correspondence.
  5. Last date of submission of manuscript is September 30th,2017.

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Call for Papers

Paper submission for Special Thematic Book

“New Vistas of Administration & Governance”

Dear Contributors, This is to announce that earnest discussions are anticipated and hailed for an edited book with ISBN under the proposed title “New Vistas of Administration & Governance” in 2017 from a reputed academic publishing house in New Delhi.

Aims

This special thematic book seeks interdisciplinary contributions that explore all such emerging and existing cutting edges to promote the insightfulness of Administration and Governance. Papers that tackle issues resulting from Administration and Governance of changing paradigms and innovative approaches, case studies are especially welcome. Theoretical and conceptual papers that explore the concept of ‘Administration’ and ‘Development’ in the context of different operational environments shall also be appreciated.

All papers will be blind reviewed following the normal review process. Papers will be assessed on parameters like Appropriateness for the Book of Administration & Governance, conceptual adequacy, theoretical contribution, adequacy of research methodology, adequacy of data and innovativeness. Up to fifteen papers will be accepted for publication in the Vol. I. The Special Issue is scheduled to be published in the first quarter of 2017. For further information please contact the Editor.

Submission of Articles

  • The last date for submission of full papers is 31st Oct 2017. The electronic version of the manuscript should be in Word format and may be submitted as an email attachment to the Editor.
  • Papers written between 4,000‐5,000 words will be preferred.
  • Submissions are subject to blind-fold refereeing process, so, the author’s details should appear only on the title page.
  • Please provide your full address, including e-mail, in all correspondence.
  • The editor’s decision regarding articles submitted for publication is final.

Style and Presentation

We will be following the Chicago Manual of Style for preparing articles. Authors should, as far as possible, adhere to the following basic requirements of style:

  • All text, including quotations, should be prepared in single-spaced typescript using Times New Roman 12 point fonts.
  • The name and institutional affiliation of the author should appear as a footnote on the first page together with acknowledgement, if any.
  • An abstract of approximately 100 words should precede the text on the first page. It should be titled ‘Abstract’ indented, italicised and centred.
  • British and ‘s’ spellings should be used. Numbers from zero to ten should be spelled out, and numerals should be used for all other numbers.
  • Where references are made without any comment, they should be inserted at the appropriate places in the body of the text in parenthesis giving the surname of the author(s) and year of publication of the work under reference, e.g. (Shama 1915: 41), (Mayco and Santalines 1991: 18), (Jupitar 1985: 21; Razia 1999: 66).
  • Where references are made with detailed notes/comments, they should appear as Notes,  numbered sequentially throughout the article by superscripting in raised Arabic numbers and the corresponding notes appearing as footnotes or listed sequentially at the end of the article.
  • The reference list should appear after the Notes. For books give author’s surname, other name(s) and/initial(s), year of publication, title of publication, place of publication, and publisher.

 

 

Dr. Mona Kaushal and Dr. Deepak Sharma

Editors

Panjab University

Chandigarh

Email: monakaushal16@gmail.com

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