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Delhi gangrape case: Three death row convicts approach International Court of Justice

March 17, 2020 8:56 am

The death row convicts requested the ICJ's help to "prevent this barbaric and inhumane punishment from being inflicted upon convicts, the death penalty has no relevance in a progressive and modern international era."

Explained: Why Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is in The Hague, defending Myanmar

December 11, 2019 8:36 pm

Rohingya crisis: Gambia, which is predominantly Muslim, went to the ICJ in November 2019, accusing Myanmar of genocide, which is the most serious of all international crimes. Gambia is backed by the 57-member Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Explained: Can Pakistan get the ICJ to undo India's decision on J&K's special status?

August 21, 2019 6:58 pm

Tensions between India and Pakistan soured ever since India abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories.

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, MEA says evaluating proposal

August 02, 2019 4:36 am

India said it was “evaluating” the proposal and would respond through diplomatic channels.

Consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: What ICJ ordered; Pakistan has ‘offered’ to India

August 04, 2019 1:56 pm

The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) had ordered on July 17 that Pakistan must undertake an “effective review and reconsideration” of Jadhav’s conviction and sentencing, and grant consular access to him without delay.

India, Pakistan negotiate hard on consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

July 26, 2019 7:02 am

Indian diplomats in Islamabad are at present discussing the terms and conditions of consular access to Jadhav with Pakistan government officials, sources told The Indian Express.

In Mauritius papers, a real estate fund that never took off

July 25, 2019 7:00 am

Kolte Patil Developers has referred to its partnership with Portman Holdings time to time but not the Fund or its association with Conyers.

Mauritius route: Four ships, a Hong Kong firm & Jindal Steel

July 25, 2019 7:00 am

The Hong Kong company owned these ships through a Mauritius company controlled jointly with Jindal Steel and Power Limited, records of Conyers Dill Pearlman show.

Explained: How tightening of rules in India affected firm at centre of Mauritius leaks

July 25, 2019 7:21 am

Leaked data show that before countries like India decided to rein in tax treaty benefits to increase their own tax base, bankers and companies like Conyers Dill & Pearman raised red flags over tightening regulations and compliance.

What next for Pakistan: how ICJ raises bar for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s due process

July 18, 2019 8:17 am

The ICJ by allowing legal representation for Jadhav has, essentially, forced Pakistan to follow a more rigorous process to ensure an effective review as per the court’s ruling.