International Court of Justice

'ICJ judges vote in individual capacity': MEA on Dalveer Bhandari's vote against Russia on Ukraine war

The court order was supported by 13 judges, while two voted against it -- Vice-President Kirill Gevorgian from Russia and Judge Xue Hanqin from China.

published on : 18th March 2022

'Judges did their duty independently': China defends its ICJ voting in favour of Russia on Ukrainian invasion

The order was passed by a vote of 13:2, with Vice-President Kirill Gevorgian of Russia and Judge Xue Hanqin of China dissenting.

published on : 18th March 2022

Ukraine asks UN court to end Russia invasion

Experts said Ukraine's effort to drag Russia to the world court over the invasion could have symbolic value, though it was unclear if Moscow would heed any order.

published on : 7th March 2022

Ukraine files genocide case against Russia at UN's top court

The case says Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine based on false claims of acts of genocide in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions of eastern Ukraine and now is planning genocidal acts in Ukraine.

published on : 28th February 2022

Myanmar to contest Rohingya case at International Court of Justice without Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi personally presented Myanmar's arguments at the International Court of Justice when the case was first heard in December 2019 but was ousted as civilian leader in a military coup last year.

published on : 21st February 2022

'It has shortcomings': India criticises Pak bill on facilitating Kulbhushan Jadhav appeal against death sentence

The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson said India has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to abide by the letter and spirit of the International Court of Justice judgement.

published on : 18th November 2021

Pakistan submits reply to International Court of Justice in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Pakistan’s reply comes after India had submitted its written response to registrar Philippe Couvreur of the ICJ in the same case in September this year.

published on : 13th December 2017

Amit Shah says Dalveer Bhandari's ICJ re-election government's diplomatic success

Amit Shah today described Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to the International Court of Justice as a "huge diplomatic win" and applauded PM Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister.

published on : 21st November 2017

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj congratulates Dalveer Bhandari on re-election to ICJ

Sushma Swaraj made a special mention of India's Permanent Representative in the UN Syed Akbaruddin while hailing her ministry's team.

published on : 21st November 2017

Prime Minister Modi credits Sushma Swaraj for re-election of India's Dalveer Bhandari to world court

Narendra Modi today credited the efforts of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and MEA officials for the re-election of Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice.

published on : 21st November 2017

India's Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to world court as Britain bows to UN majority

Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held.

published on : 21st November 2017

Former Pakistan chief justice appointed ad-hoc judge for Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ

Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as ad-hoc judge is to lead the team from Pakistan's side in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case that is being heard by the International Court of Justice at The Hague.

published on : 7th October 2017

Pakistan claims it got proposal to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav with Peshawar attack terrorist

Pakistan Foreign minister Khawaja Asif has claimed that Islamabad could have swapped Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist involved in an attack on an army school in Peshawar.

published on : 28th September 2017

International Court of Justice to hold public hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case on May 15

The principal judicial organ of the United Nations, yesterday put a stay on the death sentence given by Pakistan to the alleged Indian spy.

published on : 10th May 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence stayed by International Court of Justice

ICJ stayed his execution following India's submission that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he was involved in business after retiring from the Navy.

published on : 10th May 2017
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