Category Archives: International Law

International Law is composed of the laws, rules, and principles of general application that deal with the conduct of nation states and international organizations among themselves as well as the relationships between nation states and international organizations with persons, whether natural or juridical.

6 Common Types Of Construction Injuries All Workers Must Know

Construction work is a dangerous occupation involving great risk of injuries. The authorities, especially the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has enforced strict guidelines to minimize all types of construction injuries. However, accidents do happen at building sites forcing workers to engage construction litigation lawyers for claiming compensation. Prevention is always better than cure and it will… Read More »

Call For Research Assistantship With ILC Member Aniruddha Rajput [Apply by 10th August, 2018]

Think India has invited applications from students for an international research assistantship program with Dr Aniruddha Rajput, member of the International Law Commission (United Nations). Think India is a student organization which endeavours to provide a learning platform to students from various disciplines with a view to encourage and promote thorough and relevant academic discussions by way of… Read More »

International Terrorism: Causes And Remedies – by Saumya Tripathi

DEFINITION 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. There is no consensus on the exact definition of… Read More »

International Court of Justice – ICJ

Introduction and Historical Perspective of ICJ International 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. The idea to create an International court to deal with… Read More »

Settlement of Disputes

Introduction 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) plays a major role, in particular, regarding disputes between states. Article… Read More »

Nationality, Citizenship and Statelessness

Introduction 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. This law shall be recognized by other States in so far as it is consistent with international conventions, international custom, and the principles… Read More »

Aliens – Admission, Expulsion and Rights under International Law

INTRODUCTION 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… Read More »