Sources of International law mean those origins from where it attains its authority and coercive agency. According to the provisions of the Statute of International Court of Justice there are following sources, on the basis of which Court can decide a case: Treaties: – The term treaty may be defined as “the agreement entered into by Nation states… Read More »


By 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 and which have capacity to possess such right, duties and obligations by bringing international claims. In past the matter was not much debatable because… Read More »

Maritime Zones

TERRITORIAL WATERS Out to 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers; 14 miles) from the baseline, the coastal state is free to set laws, regulate use, and use any resource. Vessels were given the right of innocent passage through any territorial waters, with strategic straits allowing the passage of military craft as transit passage, in that naval vessels are allowed… Read More »

Cyber Crimes: Meaning, Types and Examples

The article titled “Cyber Crimes: Meaning, Types and Examples” deals with the definition of Cyber crimes and outline different types of crimes happening in and around us. Definition: Cyber Crimes At the Tenth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders, in a workshop devoted to the issues of crimes related to computer networks,… Read More »

E-Governance: Meaning, Provision and Relevance

E-governance or Electronic Governance is dealt with under Sections 4 to 10A of the IT Act, 2000. It provides for legal recognition of electronic records and Electronic signature and also provides for legal recognition of contracts formed through electronic means. Filing of any form, application or other documents, creation, retention or preservation of records, issue or grant of… Read More »


The preamble to the Constitution of India is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding purpose and principles of the document. The preamble-page, along with other pages of the original Constitution of India was designed and decorated solely by renowned painter Ram Manohar Sinha of “Jabalpur”. As such, the page bears Deodhar Ram Manohar Sinha’s short… Read More »