International Court of Justice: News

17 Mar 2022


Meet the Indian judge who voted against Russia at ICJ

In an unexpected move, an Indian judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ)—also known as the World Court—has voted against Russia.

18 Nov 2021


Pakistan clears bill allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal against death sentence

Pakistan's Parliament on Wednesday passed a law to give Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav (51) the right to appeal against his conviction.

19 Sep 2020


India's Queen's counsel demand for Kulbhushan Jadhav rejected by Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday dismissed India's request to appoint an Indian lawyer or Queen's counsel to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying that New Delhi has been repeatedly making an "unrealistic demand."

08 Jul 2020


Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan

Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.

Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar

More than seven years after they committed a crime that brought shame for the entire nation, four men — Akshay, Pawan, Vinay, and Mukesh, were hanged till death inside Delhi's Tihar prison on Friday.

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

Days ahead of their scheduled execution, three of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

13 Nov 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan might change Army Act allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal

Since 2016, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has been denied justice repeatedly by Pakistan. An army court had in 2017 sentenced him to death for espionage.

28 Sep 2019


Sushma Swaraj's daughter meets Harish Salve; fulfils her last wish

Hours before her demise, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a touching conversation with eminent lawyer Harish Salve. She had asked him to meet her and collect his fee of one rupee for representing Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ).

27 Sep 2019


How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

03 Sep 2019


Kulbhushan Jadhav under pressure to repeat Pakistan's false narrative: India

Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer of India, is under extreme pressure to parrot Pakistan's false narrative, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

02 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Indian officer meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan for first time

For the first time since he was imprisoned by Pakistan, former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was allowed to meet an Indian officer on Monday.

02 Sep 2019


Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India accepts

After Pakistan offered consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian national who was captured by the neighboring country in 2016, New Delhi accepted the proposal, said reports.

07 Aug 2019


Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.

02 Aug 2019


Pakistan gives consular-access to Kulbhushan Jadhav "with conditions", India rejects

India has asked Pakistan to give "unimpeded" consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, toeing the line of last month's verdict of International Court of Justice (ICJ).

01 Aug 2019


Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan offers consular access, India to evaluate

Following the orders of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan has offered consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav on Friday.

19 Jul 2019


Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.

18 Jul 2019


Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared

In what qualifies as a huge diplomatic win for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday directed Pakistan to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. ICJ also said India should be granted consular access to Jadhav, who is imprisoned since 2016.

17 Jul 2019


Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

In a major win, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday gave India consular access in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

17 Jul 2019


Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Today, all eyes of India and Pakistan are set towards International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial wing of UN, as it will give its verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case.

03 Apr 2019


India seeks access to Kulbhushan, demands repatriation of 400 prisoners

The External Affairs Ministry issued a note verbale to Pakistan High Commission on Tuesday seeking access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been arrested on charges of espionage.

19 Feb 2019


Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing day-2: Pakistan presents arguments before the ICJ

A day after India presented its arguments in the high-profile Kulbhushan Jadhav case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Pakistan, on Tuesday, began presenting its case, justifying why it had awarded the death penalty to Jadhav.

19 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

In the ongoing hearing of the case pertaining to release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan on Tuesday claimed India sponsored the terror attack on Peshawar school.

18 Feb 2019


ICJ begins hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav case; India presents its arguments

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over the Pulwama attack, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), on Monday, began hearing the high-profile case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is facing the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage.

18 Feb 2019


ICJ to begin hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav's case today

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is slated to begin hearing the case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday.

15 Feb 2019


ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav case in backdrop of Pulwama-attack

The fate of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav - who has been handed the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage - is scheduled to be decided by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) between February 18 and 21.

Markandey Katju calls out media's lies, defends Justice Sikri

Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju wrote a long post on social media slamming media for attempting to taint the image of Justice Sikri by 'sensationalizing' facts.

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

The Madras High Court has directed the Center to file an affidavit explaining the steps taken by it to prevent Indian fishermen from crossing the international maritime boundary line and enter the Lankan waters.

27 Aug 2018


Iran to fight for lifting of US sanctions at ICJ

Iran will argue today against renewed sanctions imposed by the US, as a bitter legal battle between Iran and the US opens before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.

24 Aug 2018


Have 'solid evidence' against Kulbhushan, hopeful to win case: Pakistan

Pakistan has "solid evidence" against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and is hopeful of winning the case against him at International Court of Justice (ICJ), the country's new Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said yesterday.

06 Jan 2018


NewsBytes on TheQuint: How low will journalism stoop down?

In an era of 'infobesity', where every organization feeds you with content/news, the pertinent question is - what is news?

04 Jan 2018


Indian official insulted my mother: Kulbhushan Jadhav's purported new video

In what could trigger a fresh diplomatic spat, Pakistan has released a video where Kulbhushan Jadhav can be purportedly heard saying an Indian official had insulted his mother.

01 Jan 2018


India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear facilities for 27th time

India and Pakistan today simultaneously shared with each other lists of their nuclear installations under an agreement that prevents both from attacking the other's nuclear facilities.

27 Dec 2017


Heightened India-Pakistan tension over Jadhav, soldiers' killing

Last year, India-Pakistan relations were tense. Friction had risen after the January'16 Pathankot attack, which was followed by the Burhan Wani fallout, Uri attack, "surgical strikes", increased ceasefire violations and terror activities.

26 Dec 2017

Sushma Swaraj

India accuses Pakistan of "mischievous intent" behind Jadhav's family meeting

A day after meeting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistani custody, his mother and wife met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.

25 Dec 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav's family meets him, but no consular access

The mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, an alleged Indian spy in Pakistani custody, met him today after 22 months.

24 Dec 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife to visit Pak tomorrow

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother will visit the Indian prisoner facing death row in Pakistan on 25 December.

22 Dec 2017


Pakistan: Kulbhushan Jadhav won't be executed immediately, will meet wife

Pakistan's foreign office spokesman Muhammad Faisal has said the alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav "is under no threat of immediate execution" as his mercy petitions are still pending.

08 Dec 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav to finally meet his family on December 25!

Repeated pleas by Indian authorities seem to have worked. Pakistan has allowed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, currently on a death row, to meet his wife and mother on December 25.

01 Dec 2017


Pakistan yet to guarantee security of Kulbhushan Jadhav's family

Pakistan still hasn't responded to India's request for a "sovereign guarantee" of security for Kulbushan Jadhav's mother and wife, when they visit Pakistan.

24 Nov 2017


India to Pakistan: Promise you won't play dirty with Mrs.Jadhav

Pakistan recently agreed to facilitate a meeting between alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife.

22 Nov 2017


ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win

The re-election of India's candidate Dalveer Singh to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was the result of New Delhi's biggest diplomatic offensives in recent times, the Times of India has reported.

21 Nov 2017


Big win: India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as ICJ judge

India's nominee to the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari, has won a re-election bid after Britain withdrew its candidate from a long, deadlocked race.

20 Nov 2017


India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

The UN General Assembly (GA) and Security Council (SC) will be convening to hold the 12th round of voting to break the deadlock between India's Dalveer Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood for re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

06 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

The Pakistani Army said it's close to reaching a decision on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy petition.

28 Sep 2017


Did India offer to swap another terrorist for Kulbhushan Jadhav?

Pakistan's foreign minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif has claimed that India made a proposal to swap alleged-spy Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist who carried out the 2014 Peshawar army school attacks.

21 Sep 2017


SpiceJet Incident: Whistleblower writes to Aviation Ministry about potential hazard

Following the SpiceJet flight skidding incident at Mumbai, Airports Authority of India's DGM (Aviation Safety), S Mangala, flagged off a potential hazard.

14 Sep 2017


India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

India has submitted its written pleadings or arguments to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which is hearing the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

17 Jul 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.

13 Jul 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

Pakistan is examining India's request for a visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, Islamabad said.

10 Jul 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said she still hasn't received an acknowledgement from her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz over a letter requesting a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Yadav's mother.

23 Jun 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav files second mercy petition with Pakistan Army Chief

Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, has filed a mercy petition with Pakistan Army chief, General Qamar Jawed Bajwa.

12 Jun 2017


India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners in 'goodwill gesture'

Amid the ongoing Kulbhushan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice, India will release 11 Pakistani civil prisoners as a "goodwill gesture" on June 12.

01 Jun 2017


Pakistan asks India about its missing ex-army official

For the first time, Pakistan has officially raised with India the issue of its former officer Lt Col Mohammed Habib Zahir, who reportedly went missing from Nepal on April 6.

30 May 2017


Pakistan: Jadhav providing evidence on terror attacks

Pakistan has stated that Kulbhushan Jadhav has been providing crucial evidence with regards to recent terrorist attacks inside Pakistan.

25 May 2017


3 years of Modi's foreign policy: Achievements, obstacles and more

Modi government has redefined India's foreign policy through expanded, active engagement with various countries. It has further made its presence felt at many international forums.

23 May 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan asks ICJ for an early hearing

Pakistan reportedly requested the International Court of Justice for an early hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court.

23 May 2017


Indian arrested in Pakistan a suspected SIMI member

Maharashtra Police suspects Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, an Indian national held in Islamabad, might be a SIMI member; they are in talks with the Centre to check if he is the same "Nabi" questioned in 2005-06.

22 May 2017


Will abide by ICJ's decision on Kulbhushan Jadhav, assures Pakistan

While iterating that Pakistan's laws will take precedence over the ICJ's verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit said Islamabad will abide by the court's ruling.

22 May 2017


Police yet to locate whereabouts of Indian arrested in Pakistan

After the arrest of Indian national Sheikh Nabi Ahmed in Pakistan over 'incomplete' documents, police tried to locate his family in a Mumbai suburb, but haven't succeeded yet.