• Sources Of International Law

    Sources of International law mean those origins from where it attains its authority and coercive agency. According to the provisions of the Statute...

  • Evolution Of International Law

    Law is that element which binds the members of the community together in their adherence to recognised values and standards. The foundations of international law (or the law of nations) as

  • Subjects Of International Law

    subjects of international law it is meant that those entities which possess international personality. In other words subjects of international law are those entities that have rights duties and obligations under international law

  • Recognition Of State – Its Implication, Modes, And Necessity

    Main addressors of the international law are the sovereign states. For an entity of being called a state and to enjoy rights, duties and obligations under international law, it is necessary that the existing state have given awareness of its capability

  • Nationality, Citizenship, And Statelessness

    Nationality is a highly sensitive issue as it is a manifestation of a country’s sovereignty and identity as a country. “It is for each State to determine under its own law who are its nationals

  • Granting Of Citizenship

    Citizenship at the commencement of the constitution of India. Persons domiciled in the territory of India as on 26 November 1949 automatically became Indian citizens by virtue of operation of the relevant provisions of the Indian Constitution..

  • Extradition And Asylum

    Extradition is the conventional process in which a person is surrendered by one state to another on the basis of a treaty, or comity, or some bilateral arrangement between the two sovereign states..

  • Legal Status Of Asylum: National And International Level

    National and International law are the only two forms which support and govern the practice of Asylum. India which is home to one of the largest refugee population in South Asia has no specific law dealing with the issue of asylum and is yet to enact one.

  • Aliens – Admission, Expulsion, And Rights Under International Law

    The term ‘Alien’ is generally associated with extraterrestrial beings on spaceships in outer space. In the legal aspect though, it refers to a foreign-born resident who is not a citizen by virtue of parentage or naturalization and who is still a citizen or subject of another country. It essentially means those who live in a state other than those of which they are nationals.

  • Law Of The Sea – History, Evolution, And Provisions

    Law of the sea has developed steadily and gradually since the time of Grotius. Earlier the powerful States laid extensive claims of sovereignty over specific portions of the open sea. With the developments in trade and commerce in the 20th century and the realization of the inexhaustible use of the sea, the classic principle of ‘mare liberium’ or ‘freedom of the seas’ has been eclipsed.

  • Territorial Sea – Meaning, Breadth, And The Rights Of States

    Territorial sea is that part of the sea which is adjacent to the coastal State and which is bounded by the high seas on its outer edge. The Coastal State exercises its sovereignty over this area as it exercises over its internal waters. The sovereignty extends to the airspace over the territorial sea ...

  • Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

    Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is comparatively a concept of recent origin. The concept of EEZ was initiated by Kenya in 1972 at the Geneva session of the UN Committee on Peaceful uses of Sea-bed and Ocean Floor Beyond..

  • Principle Of Non-Refoulement

    Refoulement translated roughly as ‘turning back’ of refugees, includes both the rejection of refugees at the border as well as the deportation of refugees from inside of a country. The Principle of Non-refoulement is what defines the lines around the “turning back” – who, who not, when, when not, how, how not, why, why not, etc. Throughout history, high numbers..

  • Disarmament – Meaning, Efforts, Notable Treaties, And Position Of India

    Disarmament in the broad sense means the total abolition of armaments of all types – conventional as well as nuclear. It is different from regulation of armaments which means reduction and restriction of armaments. The desire for the total ban on armaments has been expressed time and again since the beginning of the 20th century...

  • Settlement Of Disputes

    Disputes are inextricably linked to international relations. Increasingly these disputes are no longer just primarily between states but also between states and other parties like international organizations and other non-state actors, and between these actors mutually. In this context, the Charter of the United Nations (UN) ...

  • Means For The Settlement Of International Disputes

    For the settlement of an international dispute there are following amicable means: Negotiation: – The settlement of the international disputes by the disputant states themselves by negotiation is said to be settlement of the disputes by negotiation. In other words when there a dispute arises between

  • International Court Of Justice – ICJ

    nternational Court of justice – ICJ is a principal organ under International law, created to resolve the disputes between the states. It bears a great responsibility in resolving International disputes. International Court of Justice is the successor of Permanent Court of Justice.

  • Composition & Jurisdictions Of International Court Of Justice

    International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the successor of the Permanent Court of International Justice. The statute of Permanent Court of Justice has been adopted for the International Court of Justice (hereinafter referred as ‘Court’).

  • International Terrorism: Causes And Remedies

    International terrorism refers to terrorism that goes beyond national boundaries in terms of the methods used, the people that are targeted or the places from which the terrorists operate. So for understanding International terrorism, it becomes a necessity to have an idea of the meaning of terrorism beforehand...