To invigorate the Manipal fervour for all things Literature, Quizzes and Debates, LDQ (The Literary, Debate and Quiz Club of Manipal) hosted their annual freshers’ fest ‘LitStock’, which featured a range of competitions that had Manipal’s brightest minds facing off in a battle of wits. The week-long fest saw competitions … Continue Reading
The Battle of Repartees – A Pro.Verb Story
“The house supports lateral entry of individuals into civil services.”
“Hear, hear!” announces the Core Adjudicator, as his hand zealously thumps against the table. As he greets the panelists and participants, the round commences on a serious note at the slam of his hand.
At least ten pairs of eyes … Continue Reading
It is that time of the year when students of Manipal can engage in serious debate and pass resolutions. Manipal’s very own Model UN, Summit Manipal, commences today. MTTN had a chance to speak to Hriday Chhabria, the Secretary-General of the Leaders of Tomorrow, the mind behind this event. … Continue Reading
Youth Parliament: The 2019 Election
The NDA Side
On 20th October, NLH 105 witnessed an array of young, determined faces who came together to formulate a campaigning strategy for NDA on the upcoming 2019 elections. The discussion commenced with each member giving their basis for the election campaigning. Some members like Narendra Modi (Sreeram Warrier) … Continue Reading
Pro.Verb: Day 2
The second day of the Pro.Verb debate started off with media politics as the first theme.
Statements of context were provided before finally releasing the motion. For the first motion, the context was in relation to ‘WOKE’ as a political term of African-American origin, its societal implication and its connotation … Continue Reading
Pro.Verb: Day 1
The 4th edition of Pro.Verb, School of Communication’s annual national level British Parliamentary debate tournament kicked off on the 28th of September 2018. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the chief guest Dr Poornima Baliga, the pro-vice-chancellor of MAHE. It started off with a welcome address by the conveners … Continue Reading