UPES’ 7th Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International Energy Law Moot [7-9 April, Dehradun]: Register by Nov 26

7th Dr. Paras Diwan Memorial International ‘Energy Law’ Moot Court Competition will be held from 7th-9th April, 2017. Important Dates Dates of the Competition- 7th-9th April, 2017 Last date for Submission of Memorial- 25th February, 2017 Last date for Registration- 26th November, 2016 Last date for Provisional Registration- 21st October, 2016 Release of Compromis, Rules and Schedule of the Competition- 30th September, 2016 Registration Procedure… Read More »

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Why law? Why law – India is such a place, where maximum parents want their wards to come out with Engineering or a Medical degree. Well, here is a fact that needs to be known that 1.5 Million of Engineers graduates every year and 20-33% out of the 1.5 million engineering graduates passing out run the risk of not… Read More »

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VOID MARRIAGE Before, Hindu Marriage Act 1955 was enacted, divorce & nullity of marriage both were not recognised in Hindu law. The term nullity of marriage was first introduced after the enactment of Hindu Marriage Act 1955, under section 11 which says as under: Void marriages: Any marriage solemnised after the commencement of this Act shall be null… Read More »


Introduction to HUF Hindu undivided family is prevalent throughout the Indian subcontinent, especially in India, consisting many generations from same ancestors living in same house. All male members should have blood relation and females should be mother, wives, unmarried daughters, or widows. The head of the family is called Karta who look after all the important aspects related… Read More »


Section 32- Cases in which statements of relevant fact by person who is dead or cannot be found etc. is relevant– Statement written or verbal, or relevant facts made by a person who is dead, or who cannot be found, or who has become incapable of giving evidence, or whose attendance cannot be procured without an amount of… Read More »

Damnum Sine Injuria and Injuria Sine Damno

Damnum Sine Injuria It means damage which is not coupled with an unauthorized interference with the plaintiff’s lawful right. Causing of damage, however substantial, to another person is not actionable in law unless there is also the violation of a legal right of the plaintiff. In Gloucester Grammar School case, the defendant had set-up a rival school to… Read More »

International Law: Definition and Types

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. I. Definition of International Law The term international law has been defined in a variety of ways… Read More »


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 »