Prof. B C Nirmal

Vice-Chancellor-Key-PersonalDesignation: Vice Chancellor
Qualifications: B. Sc, LL.M, PhD

Office Address:
National University of Study and Research in Law
Ranchi- 835215, Jharkhand.

Biodata

  • Former Professor, Head & Dean, Faculty of Law,Banaras Hindu University.
  • Member, Executive Council, Commonwealth Legal Education Association (India-Asia)
  • Patron, NUSRL Journal of Law and Policy.
  • Vice President, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.
  • Member, Governing Body, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
  • Vice President, All India Law Teachers Congress, New Delhi
  • Editor-in-Chief, Banaras Law Journal (2012-2014).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Soochow Law Journal, Taiwan.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of International Law.

Area of Specialization: International Law, Human Rights, Consumer Law, Environmental law, Labour law

Appointment Profile:

  • Lecturer : 1975-1985
  • Reader : 1985-1998
  • Professor : 1998 onwards

Period of teaching experience:

  • P.G. Class (In years ) : 36 years
  • U.G. Classes (In years ) :  above 38 years

Distinct Academic Activity: 
Delivered 10 lectures on International Criminal Law in academic programme of Xiamin Academy of International Law. The second Indian scholar to deliver this prestigious lecture.


Positions Held:

  1. Member, Academic Council of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, India.
  2. Member, Academic Council of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat,India.
  3. Vice-President, All India Law Teachers’ Congress.
  4. Vice President, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.
  5. Nominated Member, Academic Council, DDU University, Gorakhpur.
  6. Member, Governing Body, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.
  7. Member, Board of Studies, Allahabad University.
  8. Member, Board of School of Law, Indira Gandhi Open University, New Delhi.
  9. Member, Board of Research Studies, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
  10. Member, Board of Research Studies, Mahatama Gandhi Kashividyapith University, Varanasi.
  11. Member, Board of Studies, DDU,Gorakhpur University, UP.
  12. Member, Governing Body Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.(2000-03;2003-06;2006-2009;2009-12)
  13. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of International Law, New Delhi.
  14. Executive Editor, Banaras Law Journal, B.H.U. till 2009
  15. Member, Policy planning Committee, Law School, B.H.U.
  16. Member, Board of Studies, School of Law and Governance, National University, Jaipur.
  17. G.C. Visiting Fellow, North Bengal University.
  18. Honorary Professor.Gujrat National Law University.
  19. Editor-in-Chief, Banaras Law Journal
  20. Member, Editorial Board, Soochow Law Journal, Taiwan.
  21. Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Law and Justice, North Bengal University.
  22. Member, Editorial Board, Chota Nagpur Law Journal.

Distinctions/Prizes/Awards/Medals/Honours etc :

  1. Stood First in LLM.
  2. Merit Scholarship, Bursar,
  3. G.C. Merit Scholarship,
  4. Member, Governing Body of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.
  5. Honored by Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat (Varanasi) for contribution in the field of teaching of consumer law,
  6. UP Military Dependent’s Scholarship.
  7. Honoured with Life Time Achievement Award by All India Law Teachers Congress (2009) for contribution to the field of International Humanitarian Law.
  8. Honoured by Kashi Vidwat Parishad, A renowned National Body of Scholars.

Experience in Educational Administration (With full details):

  1. Vice-Chancellor, National University of Research and Study in Law, Ranchi.
  2. Head & Dean, Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University (2012-13).
  3. Member, Academic Council of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, India.
  4. Member, Academic Council of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat,India.
  5. Member, Academic Council, DDU University, Gorakhpur
  6. Associated with U.G.C. (NET) Exam. and UPSC.
  7. Founder Secretary, All India Clinical Law Teachers’ Association.
  8. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of International Law.
  9. Editor-in-Chief, Banaras Law Journal, 2012-15.
  10. Member Banaras Hindu University Accommodation Committee for some time.
  11. Member of three Enquiry Committees established by B.H.U in past.
  12. Member Youth Parliament
  13. Co-Coordinator, Vigilance Committee Kamachha Complex , B.H.U.for three years.
  14. Executive Editor, Banaras Law Journal (2000-2010)
  15. Convener, Current Law Forum; Law School, organised, Lectures of judges and scholars (1997-2003).
  16. Coordinator, LLM (Human Rights and Education Programme) till 2004.
  17. Coordinator, University Entrance Test, Law School for two years.
  18. Organizing Secretary, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial lecture series (1999)
  19. Member, Departmental Research Committee (1997-99).
  20. Member, Faculty Board, Law School, BHU.
  21. Treasurer, B.H.U. Teachers Association (1985-90).
  22. Organising Secretary, Convocation of Law Faculty (2000).
  23. Joint Coordinator, Training Programme for IPS Officers (2001).
  24. Organizing Secretary, ‘One Day Workshop on Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill (2001).
  25. Organizing Secretary a Two day Workshop on Hazardous Waste Management (2002).
  26. Member, Teachers Welfare Committee of Banaras Hindu University (1985-90).
  27. Administrative Warden, Dr. B.D. Hostel, Banaras Hindu University, (1989-1991) and (1994 to 1997).
  28. Convener Students Accommodation Committee (1990-91).
  29. Warden, Dr. B.D. Hostel, B.H.U. (1987-89 & 1991 to 1994)
  30. Worked as Convener, Admission Committee, Law School, B.H.U. (1987-89).
  31. Convener of Seminars and Conferences
  32. Associate Director, Legal Aid (Survey and Research Law School, B.H.U.) for many years.
  33. Member, Banaras Hindu University Teachers’ Grievance Committee for several years.

Experience of Guiding Research : 31 years

  • Ph.D. produced : 12
  • Ph.D. under supervision : 07
  • LL.M. Dissertations : 72

Research Projects : 05 

  • Hindi translation of R.P. Anand’s New States and Int. Law (Published in 1988 by the Indian Society of International Law)
  • A book on International law in Hindi under the auspices of the Indian Society of International Law under a project financed by Ministry of Law, New Delhi, Published in 1998.
  • Human Right’s Approach to Sustainable Development. UGC – Minor Research Project.
  • Heritage Conservation and the Law, Law School under a scheme sponsored by the Ministry of Environmental and Forest. (2003).
  • Hague Conventions on the Recognition of Validity of Marriages of Divorce and Decisions Relating to Maintenance Obligations (ISIL, New Delhi, Financed and Sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, 2003). 

  • Publications:  99
  • Books: 06
  • Research papers in Foreign Journals: 08
  • Research papers in Indian Journals of International repute: 56
  • Chapters in Edited books: 23
  • Book Reviews: 12
  • Books Published : 06
  • Research Papers/ Articles Published : 8+ 56

Title Author/Co-author OR Editor/Co-Editor Year Name of publishers Relevance to your subject (Yes/No) Remarks
1. The Right to Self-Determination in International Law Author 1999 Deep & Deep Publications, New Delhi Yes Highly commanded, see Book Review published in IJIL (1999) and JILI (2002).
2. International Court in Transition (Forward, Justice Rangnath Mishra) Former Chief Justice of India and the then Chairman, National Human Rights Commission. Editor 1994 Chug Publications (Allahabad) Yes Highly commanded, see Book Review published in IJIL (1999) and BLJ (2000).
3. Adhunik Antarashtriya Vidhi : EK Parichay Author 1998 Indian Society of International Law under a project sponsored by the Ministry of Laws Justice Yes  
4. Navodit Rajya and Antarrashtriya Vidhi (New States and International Law (R.P. Anand) (Foreword, Dr. Nagendra Singh then President, International Court of Justice, the Hague Translator 1988 Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi Yes  
5. Science, Technology and Law Reforms Editor 2014 Satyam Law International, New Delhi Yes  
6. International Environmental Law, Trade and Information and Technology Law and Legal Education Editor 2014 Satyam Law International, New Delhi Yes  

Articles Published in Foreign Journals : 8                

  1. The Intellectual Property Rights Protection of Softwares: The Indian Perspective. 2013, MLJ. Pp. xxxviii-lxiii
  2. Problems and Challenges of Legal Education in India, IIUM Journal, 2012, Malayasia.
  3. International Food Law, Soochow Law Journal, No.1, 2010. Pp. 1-50.
  4. Sentencing Policies and Practices in India, Soochow Law Journal, Vol.IV,2007 (Published in English and Chinese.)
  5. Sovereignty in International Law, Soochow Law Journal, Vol ,2006(Published in English  and Chinese).
  6. Human rights Aspects of Abortion; International Review of Contemporary Law (Brussels 1985) pp. 73-90 (Published in English, French and Spanish).
  7. The Most-Favoured Nation Clause in North-South Trade Relations, International Review of Contemporary Law (1982), 17-1134.
  8. Inter-country Adoption in India. Soochow Law Journal. 2014.

Articles Published in Indian Journals of International Repute: 56

  1. Secularism in India, An Appraisal’, Delhi Law Review, 34(2015), 37-50
  2. ‘Legal Education in India: A Law School Perspective’, Lexigentia, 2 (2015), 19-30
  3. ‘Responsibility to Protect: A Political Doctrine or an Emerging norms (with special Reference to Libyan and Syrian Crises’, 57 (2015), 333-375
  4. Recognition of Non-State Actor: A Critique on Libyan and Syrian Spring’, IJIL, 54 (2014), 36-60
  5. Law of Torts, Annual Survey of Indian Law, Vol. L (2014), 1093-1124
  6. Law of Torts, Annual Survey of Indian Law, Vol XLIX (2013), 1039-1072
  7. Human Rights and Genetic Engineering, BLJ 42(1) (2013), 38-57
  8. Challenges on the Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention with Special Reference to Syrian Crisis, ISIL Yearbook of Humanitarian and Refugee Law, XII-XIII (2012-2013) 44-85
  9. Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making of International Standard and Indian State Practice. Banaras Law Journal, 41 (2012), 9-46
  10. ‘Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention: Indian State Practice’, ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, 2011.
  11. ‘Tracking the Problems of Space Debris: Needs for a Legal Frameworks’, IJIL, 2013.
  12. ‘Law of Tort’, Annual Survey of Indian Law (2012).
  13. Legal Regulation of Remote Sensing’. Conference Papers of the Seventh International Conference on Legal Regime of Sea, Antarctica, Air and Space (15-17 Jan 2010, New Delhi),p.175-206. Also in revised version in 54 (4), JILI (2012)
  14. ‘Law of Tort’, Annual Survey of Indian Law (2011)
  15. ‘The International Criminal Court’s Trust Fund for Victims: Challenges and Opportunities’, IJIL, 51 (4). Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, (2011).pp. 527-549.
  16. 123 Agreement and International Environment Law, 51 (2), IJIL, 57-80 (2011)
  17. UNHCR After Six Decades and Beyond, ISIL Yearbook of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, 2010. Pp. 182-243.
  18. Right to Education: International and National Perspectives, Vidhi Chetana, 2010.pp. 1-25.
  19. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. IJIL, 50(III), (2010),p 380-411.
  20. Implementing Human Rights of Women with HIV/AIDS: A Case Study of India, AALCO Quarterly Bulletin (2009), 15-47.
  21. Intellectual Property Rights Protection for Software in India’, Conference Papers of the Sixth International Conference on International Law in Contemporary World (1-4 Feb 2009), New Delhi, p. 466-48. Also published in revised form in Malaya Law Journal, 2013.
  22. ‘Good Governance and Human Rights as Democratic Values’, Indian Journal of Federal Studies (2/2009), p.1-28.
  23. ‘Human Right to Health, Access to Drugs and Global Medical Patents’, IJIL, 49 (2009), p.377-407
  24. Sixty Years of Geneva Conventions: Learning from the Past. ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, (2009),p 1-46.
  25. Implementation of Economic Social and Culture Rights in India: Some Reflections, IJIL, 48 (2008), p. 491-507.
  26. The Eradication of Poverty in the Era of Globalization: A Human Rights Perspective’ IJIL, 48(2008),p. 587-618.
  27. Referral Indictments for the ICTY to National Courts and Rule, 11 bis, ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, (2008),p. 18-37.
  28. ‘Natural Law, Human Rights and Justice: Some Reflections on Finnis’ Natural Law Theory, 35&36 Banaras Law Journal (2006-2007), 52-84.
  29. Some Aspects of the Right to Leave, Right to Return, and the Question of the Rights to Remain    with Special Reference to Indian Law’. ISIL Year Book on International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, 7(2007), 229-264.
  30.  ‘Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making: International Standards and Indian State Practice, Fifth ISIL, International Conference Papers, Vol.II , 2007,p 693-701. Also published after revision in Banaras Law Journal, Vol.41, 2012. pp. 9-46.
  31. “Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and the New Patent Regime” The Pharma Review, April-May, 2007, p.63-72. Kongposh Publications.
  32. Nuclear Terrorism and International Law, ISIL, 36th Annual Conference Papers, 2007, p 46-67
  33. Counter Terrorism Legislations vis-à-vis Human Rights: A Comparative Study, Golden Jubilee Volume, Indian Law Institute, 2007, p246-261
  34. Consumer Protection And the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, Souvenir of National Seminar on Consumer Protection and Consumer’s Welfare in India, 2007, Bhubaneswar, p84-88
  35. Consumer Law, Annual Survey of Indian Law, Indian Law Institute, 2006, p.197-231
  36. Poverty and Human Rights: An Indian Context, IJIL, Vol.46, 2006, p187-210
  37. Crimes within the Jurisdiction of the ICC and the Indian Response, ISIL, Yearbook of International Law, Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law, Vol.VI, 2006,p 106-125
  38. Right to Education-National and International Perspectives, Proceedings of IInd ISIL, conference on International Law available on Website of UNESCO, New Delhi (2004)
  39. Rights of Performers and Broadcasting Organizations, Gopeshwar Law Review, 2005-06
  40. WTO Dispute Settlement and Developing Countries, BLJ,Vol.34, Jan-Dec 2005,p 33-62
  41. ‘Environmental Law’ XL Annual Survey of Indian Law (2004), 591-618.
  42. ‘Overview of Bio-safety Protocol, 46 JILI (2004), 373-392.
  43. ‘Ancient Indian Perspective of Human Rights’, 43 IJLI (2003), 445-478.
  44. ‘Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court of Justice’, ISIL yearbook of Humanitarian and Refugee Law III (2003), 116-134.
  45.  Review Article on Humanitarian Intervention, ISIL yearbook of Humanitarian and Refugee Law III (2002)
  46. ‘International Humanitarian Law : Its Nature and Scope’, Banaras Law Journal, Vol.31, 2002, p 66-86
  47. ‘State Sponsored Terrorism, State Responsibility and Self-Defence’, Banaras Law Journal , Vol.32-33,2003-04, p137-156
  48. Farmers Rights:International and National Perspectives JTRI, (Journal), Lucknow, 2004.
  49. ‘From Vellore to Nayudu: The Customary Law Status of the Precautionary Principle’, 30 Banaras Law Journal (2001), 58-99.
  50. ‘Refugees and Human Rights’ ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Vol. I (2001), 94-117. Highly appreciated in India Quarterly (2001) and the Indian Journal of International Law.
  51. ‘Globalization and International Human Rights Law’, Souvenir and Conference Papers of International Conference on International Law in the New Millennium, 4 to 7 Oct. IJIL New Delhi, Vol. 5. 575-612 (2001).
  52. ‘The Guiding Principles on International Displacement, Ibid. Vol. III, 999-1019.
  53. The Decolonization of the Falkland Islands; Problems and Prospects’, Banaras Law Journal (1991).
  54. ‘Separate or Dissenting Opinions of Judge Nagendra Singh’, 28 IJIL (1988) 348-71 quoted and cited by foreign scholars.
  55. ‘Wars of National Liberation and the International Humanitarian Law’, 28 IJIL (1988). Recommended as a suggested reading for Paper VI of LLM (HRDE) by UGC Model Curriculum (HRDE), 2001, p. 269.
  56. Aggression as Defined by the General Assembly’, 19 Indian Year Book of International Affairs (1986), 323-360.
  57. Obscenity in Motion Pictures: Reflections on Some Approaches’, 10 Academy Law Review (1986) pp. 63-90.
  58. Impact of Regionalism on the Most-Favoured Nation Clause; Banaras Law Journal (1975).
  59. Cession of Territory and Its Validity: An Appraisal of the Supreme Court Contribution, Banaras Law Journal (1974), pp. 231-62.
  60. ‘Relation of International to Indian Municipal Law’, A Critique of Jolly George Verghese Case’, Indian Advocate (1980), pp. 51-65.
  61. Legal Regulation of Sterilization, An Indian Overview’, Banaras Law Studies (1982), p. 34.
  62. A Joint paper entitled, “The technology of Fertility Control and the Legal Response in India”, Law Quarterly (India, 1981), p. 5.
  63. Legal Control of Population in India, appeared in proceedings published by the Department of Geography, B.H.U.
  64. Nehru’s Vision of International Order and the Indian Constitution, Kanpur Law Journal (1992).

Chapter(s) in Books – 23

  1. ‘Globalization, International Human Rights, Law and Current Global Economic Crisis’ , B.C.Nirmal et al (eds.), Contemporary Issues in International Law(2014), 209-244.
  2. ‘Protection of Space Environment: Need for an International Legal Framework’, B.C.Nirmal et al (eds), Science, Technology and Law Reforms (2014), 183-218.
  3. Taking Violence Against Women Seriously, in Bimal N patel (ed) India and International Law, Vol.II, p 413-452 (Martinus Nijhoff), The Hague, 2008.
  4. Hague Convention on the Recognition of Validity of Marriages, Decrees of Divorce and Decesions Relatings to Maintenance Obligations, in V.C.Govindaraj and C.Jayaraj (eds) Non Resident Indians and Private International Law, 2008, an ISIL Publication, New Delhi, p35-125
  5. Material, personal and Temporal Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court, R.K.Dixit,et al (eds), International Criminal Jurisprudence-Issues and Challenges, 2009, and ISIL publication, New Delhi.
  6. Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Good Governance in J.L.Kaul et al (eds),Human rights and Good Governance, 2008, p 1-31
  7. Disaster Management-International and National Perspectives in B.P. Panda (ed.) Legal Response to Disaster Management , 2009: 81-115
  8. International Humanitarian law in Ancient India, in V.S.Mani (ed) Oxford Handbook of International Humanitarian Law,2007,p25-38
  9. Copyright in Cinematograph Films, in N.C.Patnaik(ed) An Introduction to Copyright Law in India, 2007,1 etseq.
  10. Genocide in International  Law and Indian State Practice. Human Rights in the 21st Century. Ed. Md. Shabbir (Ed.) Rawat Publications,2008.pp. 67-90.
  11. The Legal Status of Refugees in India in Bimal Patel, India and International Law,(Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague),2005,p175-188
  12. International Copyright law and Developing Countries, in S.N. Saxena (eds), Spot light on Intellectual Copyrights (2005), 98-113
  13. Terrorist Bombing Convention in A.S.Narang(ed)Encyclopedia of Terrorism, 2003, Deep and Deep publications.
  14. Human Rights and their Derogation Under the Indian Constitution, in Current Legal Issues(2003),1-26
  15. Copyright and Neighbouring Rights in International Law in B.N. Pandey (ed), Intellectual property Rights(2003)
  16. ‘Regulating Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes’ in Bhat & Majeed (ds) Environmental  Management and Federalism (2002), Hamdard University 135-180.
  17. ‘Autonomy and Self-Government in International Law’, TIPRC, Tibetan Autonomy and Self Government, Myth or Reality (2000) 17-69. (Lead  article published alongwith the contributions of foreign scholars).
  18. The Right of Self-Determination of the Tibetan People, Approaches and Modalities in People’s Right of Tibetan Self-Determination  (1996), 44-74 Tibetan  Parliamentary Policy and Research Centre  New Delhi cited by Foreign Scholars.
  19. Judge Nagendra Singh’s Contribution to International Law (Lead article published after the contribution of G. Weeramantry, Judge International Court of Justice, International Law in Transition (1992) (R.S. Pathak and R.P. Dhokalia eds.) Foreword by Sir R.Y. Jennings, Martinus Nijhoff.
  20. Third Party Intervention  before the International Court of Justice, pp. 198-235, International Court in Transition (R.P. Dhokalia & B.C. Nirmal eds. 1994). Foreword Jusitce R.N. Mishra, Former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, Published under the auspices of Banaras Law School by Chugh Publications Allahabad. Commended as a distinct contribution by the reviewer in IJIL.
  21. Some Reflections on Ambedkar’s Concept of Social Justice and the Indian Constitutional Vision pp. 173-188, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Social Justice and the Indian Constitution (K.L. Bhatia ed.) (1994), Deep and Deep Publication (New Delhi).
  22. Legal Response to Population: Preliminary Observations, in Sehgal (ed.) Population Policy and the Law pp. 113-123, (1992) Deep and Deep Publications.
  23. Relation of International Law to India Municipal Law : A Critique of Jolly George Verghese Case, S.N. Gupta (ed.), International And National Law (1982).

Book Review : 12

  1. Manoj Sinha, Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, IJIL,2008
  2. Gopal Krishnan et al,  Study on Test Data Production in India, IJIL, Vol.46, p641-644
  3. A.K.Kaul, The General Agreement on TRIPPS and Trade (GATT)/World Trade Organization(WTO), Banaras Law Journal,Vol.34, 2005,p 216-217
  4. S.Bhatt, Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, Banaras Law Journal, Vol.32-33,(2003-04),p641-644
  5. R.K. Nayak’s Consumer Protection Law in India (1991) ILI N.M. Tripathi) for Banaras Law Journal, 2000.
  6.  Avtar Singh, Law of Consumer Protection (1994), Banaras Law Jounral (2000).
  7. V.S. Mani et al. Recent Trends in International Space Law, B.L.J. (2000).
  8. S.Bhatt et al., Air Law and Policy in India.BLJ. (2000)
  9.  Manoj Sinha, Implementation of Human Rights, B.L.J., (2000).
  10. ISIL Year Book of International Humanitarian & Refugee Law, BLJ, (2001)
  11. Edmond Heward’s Lord Mansfield. IJIL, 50 (IV), (2010).
  12. S.Shivakumar & Lisa P. Lukose, Broadcasting Reproduction Right in India: Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, Chankya University Law Review (2014).
  13. Broadcasting Reproduction Right in India, Copyright and Neighboring Right issues (by S. Kumar, et al, CNLU Law Journal, 197-202 Vol.4 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences/ Seminars/ Symposia/ Workshops : 96

International :    20                

  1. Paper presented at International Conference organized by ISIL, New Delhi, 2012.
  2. Lectures on International Criminal Law, Xiamin Academy of International Law, 4-11 July, 2010
  3. Sovereignity in International Law, at South Asian Conference on International and Comparative Law, July,7, 2006,Taipei.
  4. Public participation in Environmental decision making process, at International Conference on International Environmental Law, 8-10 December, 2007, ISIL, New Delhi.
  5. Inter-Country Adoption, at International Conference on Private International Law, organized by ISIL and Hague Conference on Private International Law, 2006. Published in Jambholkar’s edited book on Private Inernational Law (2011).
  6.  Offences within the Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court and Indian Response, at an international Conference, organized by ICRC and ISIL, 2005.Also Chaired a Session in the same.
  7. Participated and presented paper in an International Conference, organized by AALCO and ICRC, 2005, New Delhi.
  8. Use of Force in the Realization of the Right of Self-Determination, Third International Congress on Legal Science, The Peace Palace, the Hague, 6-13 Oct. 1985.
  9.  Legal Aspects of Population Control in India, International Conference on Population Problem, The Department of Geography B.H.U. 1989, March 1989.
  10.  Self-Determination of Tibetan People: Approaches and Modalities, International Workshop on Self-Determination of Tibetan People, T.P.P.R.C., 23-26 Feb. 1996.
  11. ‘Global Terrorism and International Law’, International Conference on Terrorism Dec. 1998, New Delhi, International Institute for Non-Aligned Studies.
  12. ‘Autonomy or Self-Government in Int. Law’, International Conference on Tibetan Autonomy, 9-13 Nov. 1999, TPPRC New Delhi.
  13. ‘Globalization and International Human Rights Law’. International Conference on International Law in the New Millennium: Problems and Challenges Ahead, 4 to 7 Oct. 2001.
  14. The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, Ibid.
  15.  The Eradication of Poverty in the Era of Globalization IPSA – HRRC International  Conference on Globalization, Development and Human Rights, India International  Centre , 20-23 Nov. 2002.
  16. ‘Right to Education: National and International Perspectives’, UNESCO – ISIL, International Conference on International Law, Nov. 2004, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
  17. ‘Human Rights in the Era of Globlisation’, International Conference on Human Rights, College for Women Education, Amritsar, Nov. 2004.
  18. ‘Intellectual Property Rights Protection for Software in India’, Conference Papers, ISIL 6th International Conference on International Law in the Contemporary World 1-4,Feb,2009
  19. Co-chaired a session of 6th International Conference on International Law in Contemporary World, 1-4 Feb, 2009. New Delhi( ISIL).
  20. Chaired sessions at a number of seminars and conferences.
  21.  Presented keynote address at various national as well as international seminars and conferences.

National : 76 

  1. Delivered two lectures at Academic Staff College, JNV University, Jodhpur, Sept. 2010
  2. Delivered a lecture on Challenges to Higher Education, 27 June, 2010, Academic Staff college, B.H.U
  3. Delivered a lecture on Human rights at B.H.U, Academic Staff college, 8th  December, 2010
  4. Delivered a lecture on Regional conference on Human rights commission, 9th December, 2010
  5. Delivered three lectures on Human Rights at U.G.C Refresher Course organized by Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, November, 2010
  6. Delivered a lecture on Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Law School, B.H.U, 2010
  7. Delivered four lectures on Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance, DDU, Gorakhpur University, July, 2010
  8. Delivered a lecture on Mrityu Danda: Kitna Uchit and Kitna Anuchit, Central Bar Association, Varanasi, 31 July, 2010
  9. Delivered three lectures in Academic Staff college, 7-9
  10. Delivered a lecture on Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making, Academic Staff college, B.H.U, 2009
  1. Chaired a session of a two day National Conference on Intellectual Humanitarian  Law organized by the International  Committee of Red cross and All India Law Teachers Congress. 6-7 Jan 2009 (New Delhi)
  2. Made a presentation on ‘Relationship of International Humanitarian Law to Internatioal Human Rights Law.—do—
  3. Made a presentation on the contribution of the Indian Judges to International Law at a semonar organized by Paris School of Management and Indian Society of International Law.New Delhi, 12-13 Jan, 2009
  4. Presented a keynote paper at two day National Seminar on Cyber Crime and Information Technology. 16-17 Jan, 2009. Nehru Memorial P.G. College, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan.
  5. Delivered valedictory address at National Seminar on Consumer Protection and Welfare,5th Feb, 2009, M. G. Kashi Vidyapeeth University, Varanasi
  1. Presented a paper on ‘Nuclear Terrorism’ at the Annual Conference of ISIL, 2007.
  2.  Made a presentation on‘Role of Lok Adalats’ at National Conference on Access to Justice, organized by Confederation of Indian Bar, Vigyan Bhawan, April 2007.
  3. Chief Speaker at a National Seminar on Terrorism, organized by Department of Political Science, Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, 2007.
  4. Co-ordinator, ICRC, Teachers’ Training Programme for Law Teachers, held in Law School, B.H.U., March, 2007.Delivered a lecture on Implementation and enforcement of International Humanitarian Law in the said programme.
  5. Acted as a Resource person at NEOCON, 2006, XXVI, Annual Convention (National Neonatology Forum),7-10 December,2006, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi.
  6. Delivered a lecture on ‘Consumer Protection’ at Winter School on Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture: Basics to Advances, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, December, 2007.
  7. Chaired one of the sessions of the National Seminar on Law, Morality and Human Rights of HIV/AIDS patients and sensitization of society, August 25-27, 2007, organized by Faculty of Law, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.
  8. Acted as a Resource person in a National Seminar on Right to Information, organized by M.B.S. College, Gangapur, (Poorvanchal University), October 2007.
  9. Acted as a Chief Guest in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights and Culture, organized by SBS College, Badlapur (Poorvanchal University), November 2007.
  10. Delivered a lecture on International Regulation of Terrorism’ during a UGC Orientation Course, organized by DDU, Gorakhpur University, 2006.
  11. Sustainable Development and Poverty Elimination , at a National conference on Recent Trends in National and International Environmental Law, July,2006, ISIL, New Delhi.
  12. Intellectual Property Rights and Cultural Heritage, at a National Conference held in 2006, ISIL. Also chaired a session in the same.
  13. Human Rights to Health, TRIPPs and Pharmaceuticals Industries, at a National Seminar organized under an Indo-EU Project, 2006, ISIL, New Delhi. Also chaired a session in the same.
  14. Made a presentation on Right to Information  in a National Seminar, organized by AIU and B.H.U. held in October,2006.
  15. Acted as a Resource person and delivered a lecture on ‘Globlization and Higher Education’ at a National Seminar organized by M.S.Law College, Cuttuck, 12 November,2006.
  16. Delivered a lecture on ‘Emerging dimensions of Nuclear Terrorism’ at a Conference organized by International Law Association, Allahabad Branch, 19 November,2006
  17. Attended and participated in a National Workshop on Human Rights Curriculum, jointly organized by National Human Rights Commission and GNLU, Gandhinagar,2006.
  18. State Responsibility for Human Rights Violations,at Annual Conference of ISIL,2006. Also chaired a session in the same.
  19. Acted as a Resource person and a delivered a lecture on ‘Rights of Disabled Persons’ at a National seminar cum Workshop organized by the Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, 2006
  20. Made a Presentation on ‘Supremacy of International Law’, National Seminar Organised by Army Institute of Law and ISIL, Mohali, Jan. 2005, (Acted as resource person).
  21. Made a Presentation on ‘Cross Border Terrorism’ at National Conference on International Law, Nagpur, Feb. 2005, (Acted as resource person).
  22. Made a Presentation on ‘Software Protection in India’, National Conference on Copyrights, A.P.J. University, Bareilly (2005).
  23.  Copyright and Neighboring  Rights in International Law with Special Reference to the WCT and the WPPT’ National Seminar on Copyright, Neighboring Rights and other IPR Issues (24-26 Aug. 2002), Law School, BHU.
  24. Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court, Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, Feb. 2000 New Delhi.
  25. State-sponsored Terrorism in International Law, Annual Conference of the indian Society of International Law, April 2002.
  26. Made oral presentation of Philosophical Foundation of Bio-diversity Conservation in International Law. National Workshop on Bio-diversity organized by the Faculty of Law (2002).
  27. Regulating Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes, National Workshop on Management of Hazardous Wastes, Law School (2002).
  28. Contributed a paper ‘Environmental Protection in Hinduism’, to Reading Materials for National Workshops on Role of Religion, Indian Culture and Traditions in Environmental Protection (June 22- June 23, 2002), Law School, BHU.
  29. National Seminar on the Review of the Working of the Constitution, (2000), M.B.S. College Gangapur (Poorvanchal University) (acted as Co-chairman).
  30. National Seminar on Human rights, organized by J.N. Post Graduate College Lucknow, presented a paper on ‘Violence Against Women : A Human rights Issue and Chaired  one of the sessions.
  31. Presented paper on ‘Juvenile Delinquency : A Human Rights Perspective’, Seven days Vertical Interaction Course for IPS Officers, Law School, BHU ( 16 to 21 July 2001) under the auspices of the Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of  Home, Government of India, New Delhi.
  1. ‘Refugees and Human Rights’, 5 Days U.G.C. Workshop on Human Rights Law, Organized by University College of Law. Kakatiya , Warangal, 4-8 Dec. 1999.
  2. ‘Nature and Scope of Contemporary Humanitarian Law; National Seminar on Int. Humanitarian Law. Organized by ISIL and ICCR, New Delhi, 12-13 Nov; 1999.
  3. ‘Human Rights Education in Universities and Colleges; U.G.C.S sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights Education, 24-25 July, School B.H.U.
  4. National Seminar on five Decades of the Indian Constitution, Faculty of Law, B.H.U. 20-21 March, 1999. (Organizing Secretary of the Seminar).
  5. Human Dignity, Human Rights and Human Responsibilities, U.G.C. Seminar on Human Rights Education, Faculty of Law Jammu University 27-28 Feb. 1999.
  6. Presentation on ‘Fundamental Duties’, at Regional Seminar-cum Workshop on ‘Conscientization of Teacher/ Educators Towards Fundamental Duties’, 23-25 Feb. Faculty of Education – B.H.U.
  7. ‘Terrorism and Terrorist Bombings Convention; 1998,. Annual. Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi 19-20 Feb. 1999.
  8. Oral presentation ‘Development, Human Rights and Democracy’, National Seminar on Human Rights, 13-14 Nov. 1998 Poorvanchal University.
  9. Right to Development under International Law, National Seminar on Human Rights, Development and Democracy, B.H.U. 29-31 Mar. 1994
  10. Concept of the Right of Self-Determination, Workshop on Self-Determination of Tibetan people: Legitimacy of Tibetan`s Case, T.P.P.R.C., 26-27 Oct. 1994
  11. Tibetan`s Rights to Self Determination, ibid
  12. Ambebkar`s Concept of Social Justice and the Scheduled Castes, National Seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar`s Social and Constitutional Vision, Faculty of Law Jammu University, 26-27 May 1992.
  13. Organ Transplantation : Some Legal Issues, National Seminar on ‘Law on Medicine, Law School B.H.U., 8-10 Feb. 1991.
  14. New Thinking about International Law Making : Role of General Assembly Resolutions, Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 31 March 1989 to 2ad Apr. 1989.
  15. Social Perception of Population Influencing Laws in India, Regional Conference on Law and Population Policy, Jammu University, 25-27 Mar 1989
  16. Mercenarism and International Humanitarian Law, Teachers Seminar on International Law, International Law Association, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, 1-3 April 1988.
  17. The Africa Fund and the struggle Against Apartheid, U.G.C. Sponsored Seminar on India’s Role in the Non-Alignment, faculty of Social Sciences, B.H.U., 17-19 March 1988.
  18. Legal Control of Population in India, Inter-Disciplinary National Seminar of Rapid Population Growth, Department of Geography B.H.U., 24-26 April 1988.
  19. Educational Value of a Legal Aid Clinic, 10 day All India Workshop and Orientation Programme for Clinical law Teachers of U.P., Bihar and M.P., Law School, Feb 1988.
  20. Declaration of Separate or Dissenting Opinions of Judge Nagendra Singh, Twenty Second Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 17-19 Dec. 1987.
  21. I.L. as an Instrument of Legal Aid : Approach of Justice Pathak, Workshop on Legal Aid and Legal Literacy : Objectives and Strategies, Law School B.H.U., 23-25 Jan. 1987
  22. Relevance of Five Year Law Course, All India Law Teachers Conference, Agra College Agra, Feb. 1987.
  23. Nehru’s Vision of International Order and the Indian Constitution, National Seminar on Nehru and the Indian Constitution, Law School B.H.U. 22-23 March 1986.
  24. Jurisdictional Immunities of States, University Teachers Research Group Seminar, International Law Association (India), 1984
  25. Five Year Course on Legal Education, All India Teachers Conference, Bareilly, 11-12 Feb. 1984.
  26. Legal Aspects of M.T.P. guided Discussion and helped in formulation of a model MTP legislation, National Workshop on Training and Infra- Structural Facilities for Medical Termination of Pregnancy in Rural Areas, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, new Delhi, 18-21 Jan. 1982.
  27. Technology of Fertility Control and Legal Response in India , All India Seminar on ‘Interaction of Science Technology and Law’, Law School B.H.U., 1979
  28. Most-Favoured National Clause in North-South Trade Reactions and a Working Paper on International Trade and Aid, All India-Disciplinary colloquium on Law as an Instrument of Development, 1977 Law School B.H.U.
  29. Demographic Aspects of Labour Legislation in India, All India Seminar on Population Problem, Department of Geography B.H.U.

LIST OF CONFERENCES\ SEMINARS\ SYMPOSIA\ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED – 105

International – 14       

  1. International Conference on International Environmental Law, 8-10 December, 2007, ISIL, New Delhi.
  2. South Asian Conference on International and Comparative Law, July 7, 2006,Taipei.
  3. International Conference on Private International Law, organized by ISIL and Hague Conference on Private International Law, 2006
  4. International Conference, organized by ICRC and ISIL, 2005.
  5. International Conference, organized by AALCO and ICRC, 2005, New Delhi.
  6. IInd International Conference organised by ISIL, New Delhi, Nov 2004.
  7. International Conference on Human Rights, College for Women Education, Nov. 2004.
  8. The Eradication of Poverty in the Era of Globalization IPSA – HRRC International Conference on Globalization, Development and Human Rights, India International  Centre , 20-23 Nov. 2002.
  9. ‘Globalization and International Human Rights Law’. International Conference on International Law in the New Millennium : Problems and Challenges Ahead, 4 to 7 Oct. 2001.
  10. International Conference on Tibetan Autonomy 9-13 Nov. 1999. New Delhi TPPRC
  11. International Workshop on Self- Determination of Tibetan People, T.P.P.R.C., New Delhi 1996.
  12. International Conference on Population, Department of Geography B.H.U. 1989.
  13. International Conference on Terrorism Dec. 1988 International Institute for Non-Aligned Studies.
  14. Third International Congress on Legal Science, The Peace Palace The Hague, 1985.

National- 96   

  1. The Annual Conference of ISIL, 2008-2013
  2. Delivered a lecture on ‘Responsibility to Protect’, Indian Law Institute, 2012.
  3. Delivered lecture on ‘Imaging Dimensions of Human Rights’, Indian Law Institute, 2012.
  4. Delivered prestigious Sahay Lecture on Violence Against Women, at Chota Nagpur Law College. 2013
  5. Delivered lecture on ‘Relevance of the Geneva Conventions, at National Law University, Ranchi. 13 Aug 2013
  6. The Annual Conference of ISIL, 2007.
  7. National Seminar on Human Rights and Good Governance, organized by ISIL and All India Law Teachers Congress, May,2007.
  8. National Conference on Access to Justice, organized by Confederation of Indian Bar, Vigyan Bhawan, April 2007.
  9. National Seminar on Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment, Utkal University, March 2007.
  10. National Seminar on Terrorism, organized by Department of Political Science, Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, 2007.
  11. ICRC, Teachers’ Training Programme for Law Teachers, held in Law School, B.H.U.,March, 2007.Delivered a lecture on Implementation and enforcement of International Humanitarian Law in the said programme.
  12. NEOCON,2006,XXVI, Annual Convention(National Neonatology Forum),7-10 December,2006, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi.
  13. Winter School on Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture: Basics to Advances, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, December,2007.
  14. National Seminar on Law, Morality and Human Rights of HIV/AIDS patients and sensitization of society,August,25-27,2007, organized by Faculty of Law, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.
  15. National Seminar on Right to Information, organized by M.B.S. College, Gangapur,(Poorvanchal University), October 2007.
  16. National Seminar on Human Rights and Culture, organized by SBS College, Badlapur(Poorvanchal University), November 2007.
  17. National Conference on Recent Trends in National and International Environmental Law, July,2006, ISIL, New Delhi.
  18. National Conference held in 2006, ISIL.
  19. National Seminar organized under an Indo-EU Project, 2006,ISIL, New Delhi.
  20. National Seminar, organized by AIU and B.H.U. held in October,2006.
  21. National Seminar organized by M.S.Law College, Cuttuck, 12 November,2006.
  22. Conference organized by International Law Association, Allahabad Branch, 19 November,2006
  23. National Workshop on Human Rights Curriculum, jointly organized by National Human Rights Commission and GNLU, Gandhinagar,2006.
  24. Annual Conference of ISIL,2006.
  25. National seminar cum Workshop organized by the Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, 2006
  26. Made a Presentation on ‘Software Protection in India’, National Conference on Copyrights, A.P.J. University, Bareilly (2005).
  27. National Seminar on International Law Organised by AIL and ISIL, Mohali, Jan. 2005.
  28. National Conference on Int. Law, ISIL and Raisoni Law School, Nagpur, Feb. 2005.
  29. Annual Conference of Indian Society of Int. Law, New Delhi, April 2005.
  30. Annual Conference of Indian Society of Int. Law, New Delhi, April 2004.
  31. National Conference on Private International Law, ISIL, New Delhi, Dec. 2003
  32. National Conference on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, Lucknow University.
  33. Rights of Performers and Broadcasting Organisation, Purvanchal University, 2003.
  34. National Conference on Corporate Law, 26-27 May 2003, Indian Law Institute.
  35. National Conference on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, A.P.J. University, Bereilly, Oct. 2004.
  36. Annual Conference of Indian Society of Int. Law, New Delhi, April 2003.
  37. National Conference on Software Protections, SMS, Varanasi, March 2004.
  38. Copyright and Neighboring Rights in International Law with Special Reference to the WCT and the WPPT’ National Seminar on Copyright, Neighboring Rights and other IPR Issues (24-26 Aug. 2002), Law School, BHU.
  39. Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court, Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, Feb. 2000 New Delhi.
  40. State-sponsored Terrorism in International Law, Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, April 2002.
  41. Made oral presentation on Philosophical Foundation of Bio-diversity Conservation in International Law. National Workshop on Bio-diversity organized by the Faculty of Law (2002).
  42. National Seminar on the Review of the Working of the Constitution, (2000), M.B.S. College Gangapur (Poorvanchal University.
  43. National Seminar on Human rights, organized by J.N. Post Graduate College Lucknow, presented a paper on ‘Violence Against Women : A Human rights Issue.
  44. Presented paper on ‘Juvenile Delinquency : A Human Rights Perspective’, Seven days Vertical Interaction Course for IPS Officers, Law School, BHU ( 16 to 21 July 2001) under the auspices of the Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home, Government of India, New Delhi.
  45. Legal and Policy Issues Before the UN-Climate Summit in India, Oct. 21, 2002 Indian Society of Int. Law, New Delhi.
  46. Workshop on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in India, 19-22 June, CII, UNEP, M.E of W.B.F.W.B. New Delhi.
  47. Two Day National Seminar on the Review of the Working of the Indian Constitution, August 2001.
  48. One Day Workshop on Consumer Amendment Bill, 2001.
  49. NCW Workshop on Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 2000 organized and submitted the Report to the National Commission for Women (2000).
  50. National Seminar on Human Rights, 13-14 Nov. 1998, Poorvanchal University, Varanasi.
  51. ‘Refugees and Human Rights,’ 5 Day U.G.C. Workshop on Human Rights Law, Organized by University College of Law. Kakatiya University, Warangal, 4-8 Dec. 1999 (acted as resource person).
  52. ‘Nature and Scope of Contemporary Humanitarian Law; National Seminar on Int. Humanitarian Law. Organized by ISIL and ICCR, New Delhi, 12-13 Nov; 1999.
  53. ‘Human Rights Education in Universities and Colleges; U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights Education, 24-25 July, 1999. Law School B.H.U.
  54. National Seminar on Five Decades of the Indian Constitution, Faculty of Law, B.H.U. 20-21 March, 1999. (Organizing Secretary of the Seminar).
  55. Human Dignity, Human Rights and Human Responsibilities, U.G.C. Seminar on Human Rights Education, Faculty of Law Jammu University 27-28 Feb. 1999.
  56. Presentation on ‘Fundamental Duties’, at Regional Seminar-cum Workshop on ‘Conscientisation of Teacher Educators Towards Fundamental Duties’, 23-25 Feb. Faculty of Education-B.H.U.
  57. ‘Terrorism and Terrorist Bombings Convention; 1998, Annual. Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi 19-20 Feb. 1999.
  58. Oral Presentation ‘Development, Human Rights and Democracy’, National Seminar on Human Rights, 13-14 Nov. 1998. Poorvanchal University.
  59. National Seminar or Human, Rights, Development and Democracy, B.H.U. 1995.
  60. Workshop on Self-Determination of Tibetan People: Legitimacy of Tibetan’s Case, T.P.P.R.C. New Delhi 1994, Acted as Repporteur and helped in the preparation of the Report.
  61. One day Seminar on Consumer Protection, Law School B.H.U. 1996.
  62. National Seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Social and Constitutional Vision, Faculty of Law Jammu University 1992.
  63. Panel Discussion on Gulf- Crisis, Law School B.H.U. 1991
  64. Delivered a Talk on the Convention on the Rights of Child, 1989 in a Workshop, Gandhian Institute Rajghat, Varanasi 1991.
  65. National Seminar on ‘Law and Medicine’, Law School B.H.U.
  66. Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, Indian society of International Law, New Delhi, 31 March 1989 to 2nd April 1989
  67. Regional Conference on Law and Population Policy, Jammu University 1989
  68. Teacher’s Seminar on International Law, International Law Association, Indian Law Institute New Delhi, 1988.
  69. One day Workshop on Population Education 1989, the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, B.H.U. 1988.
  70. G.C. Sponsored Seminar on India’s Role in the Non-Alignment, Faculty on Social Sciences, B.H.U. 1988.
  71. Inter- Disciplinary National Seminar on Rapid Population Growth, Department Geography, B.H.U. 1988.
  72. Ten Day All India workshop and Orientation Programme for Clinical, Law Teachers of U.P., Bihar and M.P., Law School B.H.U., 1988 acted as source person.
  73. The Role of the Voluntary Organizations in the Implementation of the ‘Juvenile Justice Act, at a Workshop, organized at Law School, B.H.U. 1988
  74. Twenty Second Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, Indian Society of Int. Law, New Delhi, 1988.
  75. Twenty-First Annual Conference on Terrorism and Relevance of International Law, Indian Society of Int. Law, 1987.
  76. Workshop on Legal Aid and Legal Literacy : Objectives and Strategies, Law School B.H.U. 1987.
  77. All India Law Teachers Conference Agra College, Agra, 1987
  78. One Day Seminar on Decentralization of justice System, Law School BHU 1987
  79. National Seminar on Nehru and the Indian Constitution, Law School B.H.U. 1986
  80. All India Workshop on Legal Aid Clinics organized by Ministry of Law and Justice Pondicherry 1985.
  81. Two Day Workshop on Administration of Justice at the Gross Root Level Organized by Law Commission of India, Law School B.H.U. 1986.
  82. National Seminar on Social Justice and Legal Aid Movement in India, Ayodhya 1986.
  83. All India Workshop on Legal Aid Clinics organized by Ministry of Law and Justice, New Delhi 1986.
  84. University Teachers Research Group Seminar organized by the ILA (Indian Branch), New Delhi (1987)
  85. All India Law Teachers Conference, Barielly 1984
  86. All India Workshop on Law Relating to Rural Development Law School B.H.U., 1983
  87. Delivered a Talk on Status of Apartheid Under International Law during Anti-Apartheid Week, celebrated by I So, Varanasi 1983.
  88. National Workshop on Training and Infra-Structural Facilities for Medical Termination of Pregnancy in Rural Areas organized by National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi 1982.
  89. The XIXth Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law , New Delhi 1982.
  90. All India Workshop on Legal Literacy in the Context of National Adult Education Programme, B.H.U. 1983.
  91. All India Workshop on Legal Literacy in the Context of National Adult Education Programme, B.H.U. 1980.
  92. All India Law Teachers Conference, Law School B.H.U. 1979.
  93. All India Seminar or ‘Interaction of Science, Technology and Law’ Law School B.H.U. 1979.
  94. All India Inter-Disciplinary Colloquium on Law as an Instrument of Development, Law School B.H.U. 1977.
  95. Seminar on Law as an Instrument of Social Change, organized by the Indian Academy of social Sciences, D.A.V. College Varanasi.
  96. All India Seminar on Population Problem, Department of Geography B.H.U. 1974.

Invited Lectures and Keynote Address/ others:

  1. Presided Refresher Course at Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu University, 2012-2013.
  2. Delivered lecture on ‘Feminism, Justice and Equality’ at UGC Academic Staff College Refresher Course, 2013.
  3. Delivered lecture at ISIL Annual Conference, 2013.
  4. Chaired a session on “Piracy in International Law”, Annual Conference of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 15th  April, 2012.
  5. Presented Paper on Responsibility to Protect: Political Doctrine or Legal Norms with Special Reference to Libya and Syria, at 8th International Conference of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 25th  February, 2012.
  6. Presided over a Valedictory session of the Orientation Programme at Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu University, 2012.
  7. Chaired two Days National Symposium on “Human Rights and Education: Issues and Strategies”, on 8th September, 2012, at V.B.S PoorvanchaL University, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  8. Lecture on “Changing Structures of Human Rights”, ILI, New Delhi on 12th November, 2012
  9. Chief Guest of National Seminar on “Protection of Human Rights in India: Problems and Perspective” at P.G.College, Bansdih, Ballia, U.P., 9thDecember, 2012
  10. Participated in National Workshop organized by National Commission on Protection of Child Rights and UNICEF at Indian Habitat Centre New Delhi, 11th December, 2012
  11. Guest of Honour at National Seminar on National Security and Terrorism, Role of Media and Administration of Justice, Organized by Babu Jagjeevan Ram Institute of Law and Bhaskar Institute of Mass Communication, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and chaired one session of the Seminar. (6-7 March, 2011).
  12. Key note address on “Prohibition of Torture and Enforced Disappearance”, 8th International Conference of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 25th  February, 2012.
  13. Delivered a lecture on “Responsibility to Protect Under International Law” at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi on 27th April , 2012.
  14. Special Lecture on “Human Rights and Education”, National Seminar at Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, 19-20, February, 2012.
  15. Special Lecture on “Parliamentary Democracy and Role of Civil Society”, National Seminar at Department of Social Work, Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, 30-31 March, 2012.
  16. Lecture on “Refugee Protection in India” in Round Table Conference, Organized by HNLU, Raipur on 7th October and 15th October, 2012.
  17. Delivered a Pre-Convocation Special Lecture on “Justification and Desirability of Capital Punishment”, Deen Dayal University, Gorakhpur, UP.
  18. Delivered two lectures at UGC Academic Staff College Refresher Course on Human Rights Values, 2012, B.H.U.
  19. Delivered lectures at National Symposium on India’s Refugee Policy at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur on 7/10/2012.
  20. Participated in National Level Consultative Workshop organized on Child Rights, UNICEF and NCCPR, 12/12/2012.
  21. Delivered two lectures on ‘Environmental Law’ at Academic Staff College, Shimla on 20-23 July 2011.
  22. Inaugurated UGC Refresher course organized by North Bengal University on 4th January 2011, and delivered four lectures.
  23. Delivered keynote address at National Se3minar on “Intellectual Property Rights: Issues and Challenges”, P.G.Department of Law, Berhampur University, Orissa, 21-22 December, 2011.
  24. Guest of Honour at National Seminar on ‘Human Rights of the Child’ at JNV University, Jodhpur, 28/12/2011.
  25. Delivered keynote address on ‘Legal Education in India: Problems and Challenges’ at SoA University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa on 17 Sept, 2011.
  26. Delivered keynote address at National Seminar on Legal Education organized by M.G.Kashi Vidyapith in February 2011.
  27. Delivered keynote address at National Seminar on “Human Rights and Values in Education”, North Orissa University, Baripada, Orissa. 24-25 October, 2009.
  28. Annual Conference of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, 2010.
  29. Attended and made presentation in UGC National Seminar on ‘Law, Disabled & Human Rights and Duties Education’ organized by Faculty of Law, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur on 4, 5 & 6th September, 2010.
  30. Delivered lecture at ISIL Annual Conference, 2010.
  31. Guest of Honour in the Valedictory Session and Chaired one Session, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur on 4, 5 & 6th September, 2010.
  32. Delivered lecture at UGC Academic Staff College, JNV University on 7-9 Sept 2009.
  33. Chaired a session at the All India Law Teachers’ Congress, 12/12/2009.
  34. Delivered two lectures on ‘Human Rights’ at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, 19-22 August 2009.
  35. Attended Seminar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’, University of Kerala, 20-22 August 2009.
  36. Attended and made presentation at a conference organized by ISIL and Australia, ISIL, 12/12/2009.
  37. Delivered keynote address at National Seminar on ‘the Environment and Human Security’, Sikkim University.

Extra Curricular Activities :

  • Legal literacy through articles in Newspaper, Radio Talks, TV and Popular Lectures.

Popular Articles and Talks on legal Topics and Doordanshan Programme

  1. Participated in a TV channel program on the Desirabililty of Poorvanchal State, January 20, 2007.
  2. Kya Man- Hanee Kanoon Paryapta Hai? Swatantra Bharat (Varanasi 1989).
  3. Vidhik Sakshaiata Ka Mahatva, Janmukh, 1985.
  4. Bandhuwa Mazdooree: Ek Samajik Apradh, Janmukh, 1985.
  5. Kya Choonav main /Sudhar Awashyak Hai? All India Radio, Varanasi.
  6. Bharat Aur Shanyukta Rashtra, U.N. Day, Oct. 1982, All India Radio, Varanasi.
  7. Bandhuwa Mazooree: Ek Samajik Apradh, 11 July, 1984, All India Radio Varanasi.
  8. Panel discussion on ‘Vidhik Saksharta Ka Mahatva’. All India Radio, Varanasi, 1985.
  9. ‘Updhokta Sanrakshan Kanoon’, A.I.R., Varanasi, 18 July, 1989.
  10. Kashmir Problem Talk delivered at Rotary Club Mid Town VNS. (1995).
  11. Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Rotary Club Sunrise VNS. (1996)

  1. Associated with legal aid programmes of Law School BHU for many years.
  2. As a Treasurer of BHU Teachers Association (1985-90) initiated several welfare measures for teachers.

Organised Seminars, Lectures and Conference : 

  1. Co-ordianator, ICRC Training Programme for Law Teachers, 6-8 March, 2007.
  2. Organized a workshop on Hazardous Waste Management 2000.
  3. Organized a NCW Workshop on Immoral Traffic Prevention Act on behalf of Uttar Pradesh on the request of Poornima Advani, Chairperson National Commission for Women.
  4. Organizing Secretary, National Seminar on Five Decades of the Indian Constitution. 20-21 March, 1999, Law School, BHU.
  5. Organizing Secretary, Dr. D.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture Service, April, 1999, BHU, Law School.
  6. Organized many important Lectures under the auspices of the Current Law Forum, Law School BHU.
  7. Organizing Secretary, Law Day, 26 Nov. 1999, Law School. BHU.

Other Information :

Keynote Address Presentation and Chairmanship of International and National Conferences : 27                                                    

  1. Guest on Honour and Chairman of a Session at National Seminar on Intellectual and Human Rights 20-22 August, 2009
  2. Chief Guest, National Seminar on Human Rights and Values in Education, 24-25 October, 2009, North Orissa University
  3. Made a presentation at the Australian Dialogue organized by Australian and New Zealand Society of International law and Indian society of International Law, New Delhi, 5-6, December, 2009
  4. Chaired one of the sessions of National Conference on International Humanitarian Law, organized by ICRC, New Delhi, 12-12-2009
  5. Presented a paper at International Conference organized bt ISIL, 15-16 January, 2010
  6. Chaired one of the sessions of the Annual conference of Indian Society of International Law, 24-25 April, 2010
  7. Chaired one session of National Seminar on HIV/AIDS, JNV University, Jodhpur, 22-23 February, 2010
  8. Guest of Honour, National Seminar on Persons with Disability, September, 2010
  9. Chief Guest in one of the sessions of National Seminar Assisted Reproductive Technologies, 11-12 December, 2010
  10. Delivered Valedictory address in National Seminar on Consumer Protection, Department of Social Work, M G.K.V. University, 2010
  11. Delivered keynote address at National Seminar on Human Rights organized by Department of Social Work, M G.K.V University, 2010
  12. Chaired a Session of a Seminar on Narco-Analysis, Law School, B. H.U, 2010         
  13. Chaired one session of National Seminar on Human Rights and Good Governance, organized by ISIL and All India Law Teachers Congress, May 2007.
  14. Chaired one session of the National Seminar on Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment , Utkal University, March 2007.
  15.  Chief Speaker at a National Seminar on Terrorism, organized by Department of Political Science, Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, 2007.
  16. Chaired one of the sessions of the National Seminar on Law, Morality and Human Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients and Sensitization of Society, August 25-27, 2007, organized by Faculty of Law, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.
  17. Acted as a Chief Guest in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights and Culture, organized by SBS College, Badlapur(Poorvanchal University), November 2007.
  18.  Chaired a session in a National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights and Cultural Heritage, held in 2006, ISIL.
  19.  Chaired a session in a National Seminar organized under an Indo-EU Project, 2006,ISIL, New Delhi.
  20. Chaired a session at Annual Conference of ISIL,2006.
  1. Delivered Keynote Address, Army Institute of Law and ISIL Sponsored Seminar, Mohali, 2005.
  2. Chaired one session on ‘Environment and Sustainable Development’, IInd International conference on Int. Law, New Delhi, Nov., 2004
  3. Chaired one session of National conference on Int. law, Nagpur, Feb. 2005
  4. Chaired one session ‘Human Rights, Trade and Environment’, Annual Conference of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, April 2004
  5. Chaired one session of National Conference on ‘Human Rights and Child’, JNPG College, Lucknow, March 2004
  6. Chaired two sessions of National Conference on ‘Software Protections’, SMS, Varanasi, March 2004
  7. Chaired two sessions of National Conference on ‘Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights’, Poorvanchal University, 2003

  1. Books and Articles Recommended by the U.G.C. as Suggested Readings :
  2. Right to Self-Determination in International Law (1999)…..for

(a) Foundation Course on Human Rights and Duties at Under Graduate level. – UGC Model Curriculum (HRDE) (2000), p. 28.

(b) Certificate in Human Rights and Duties, Id., p. 47.

(c) Undergraduate Course in Human Rights & Duties, Id. p. 63.

(d) LL.M. Optional Paper, p. 306.

(e) LL.M. Optional paper, p. 314.

(f) LLB paper ‘Human Rights & International Law’, U.G.C. Model Curriculum (Law) (2001), p. 91.

  1. Wars of National Liberation and International Humanitarian Law’ IJIL (1988) – LLM (HRDE) Paper VI International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, Id., p. 269.

References of Citations of Works in Journals and Books

  1. Nirmal, ‘Separate and Dissenting Opinions of Judge Nagendra Singh : An Appraisal’, 28 IJIL, 348, (1988). Cited in W. Paul Gormley, ‘Selected Recommendations to Enhance the Effectiveness of the International Court of Justice’, in International Law in Transition (ed. By R.S. Pathak & R.P. Dhokalia 1992 Martinus Nijhoff 1992).
  2. Nirmal, ‘Judge Nagendra Singh’s Contribution to International Law’, cited in S.K. Kapoor, ‘Enforcement of Judgements and Compliance with Advisory Opinions of the International
  3. Nirmal, ‘Tibet and the Right of Self-Determination’, in Cyriac Maprayal, Tibet’s Right to Self-Determination’ in Tibetan peoples Right of Self-Determination (1996), 126-134.
  4. Nirmal, Tibet and the Right of Self-Determination’, in Pedro Moreno & Tony Hairston, ‘Religious Liberty in Tibet A Historical and Legal Approach’, id., 106-126.
  5. The Right of Self-Determination of the Tibetan People : Approaches and Modalities’, New Delhi Conference Report on Self-Determination of the Tibetan People (1996) in Andrew, Dulaney, Dennis M, Cusack and Michael Van Praag, The Case Concerning Tibet, Tibet’s Sovereignty and the Tibetan people’s Right to Self-Determination (1999).
  6. Articles and Books indexed in Index to foreign Legal Periodicals and AJIL & ICLQ.

  1. Details of Publication of LL.M. Dissertations Supervised :
  2. Human Rights in Pre-Trial Detention (1999) APH Publishing House New Delhi (C.P. Upadhyay).
  3. Indigenous Peoples Rights under Int. Law (1997) Ganga Kaveri Publication, Varanasi, J.K. Das.

Invited Lectures and Resource Person in U.G.C. sponsored Refresher, Orientation Courses and other Academic programmes: 44

  1. Delivered lecture on ‘Human Rights and Environment’ in UGC Refresher Course in Law, UGC Academic Staff College,B.H.U, January, 2007.
  2. Delivered lecture on ‘Public Participation in the Decision making ’,ibid.
  3. Delivered lecture on ‘Critical Legal Studies’, ibid.
  1. Delivered lecture on ‘Intellectual property Rights’ in UGC Refresher Course in Law, ISIL,May,2007.
  2. Delivered a lecture on ‘Implementation and enforcement of International Humanitarian Law’ in ICRC Teachers’ Training Programme, Organized by ICRC and Law School, B.H.U, 6-8 March, 2007.
  3. Acted as a Resource person at NEOCON, 2006, XXVI, Annual Convention (National Neonatology Forum),7-10 December,2006, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi.
  4. Delivered a lecture on ‘Consumer Protection’ at Winter School on Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture: Basics to Advances, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, December, 2007.
  5. Acted as a Resource person in a National Seminar on Right to Information, organized by M.B.S. College, Gangapur, (Poorvanchal University), October 2007.
  1. Delivered lecture on ‘Globalization and Higher Education’ in UGC Refresher Course in Law, UGC Academic Staff College, B.H.U, 2006.
  2. Delivered lecture on ‘Globalization, Human rights and Good Governance’, ibid.
  3. Delivered lecture on ‘Nuclear Terrorism’, ibid.
  4. Delivered a lecture on ‘International Regulation of Terrorism’ during a UGC Orientation Course, organized by DDU, Gorakhpur University, 2006.
  5. Sustainable Development and Poverty Elimination , at a National conference on Recent Trends in National and International Environmental Law, July,2006, ISIL, New Delhi.
  6. Intellectual Property Rights and Cultural Heritage, at a National Conference held in 2006, ISIL. Also chaired a session in the same.
  7. Human Rights to Health, TRIPPs and Pharmaceuticals Industries, at a National Seminar organized under an Indo-EU Project, 2006,ISIL, New Delhi. Also chaired a session in the same.
  8. Acted as a Resource person and delivered a lecture on ‘Globlization and Higher Education’ at a National Seminar organized by M.S.Law College, Cuttuck, 12 November,2006.
  9. Delivered a lecture on ‘Emerging dimensions of Nuclear Terrorism’ at a Conference organized by International Law Association, Allahabad Branch, 19 November,2006
  10. Acted as a Resource person and a delivered a lecture on ‘Rights of Disabled Persons’ at a National seminar cum Workshop organized by the Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, 2006.
  11. Delivered three lectures on Copyright law, Training Programme on Enforcement of Copyrights, North Orissa University. (Financed by M.H.R.D.) 29-30 July, 2005.
  12. Delivered a lecture on ‘International Humanitarian Law’, ISIL New Delhi, April 2005.
  13. Delivered a lecture on ‘Right to Education’, P.G. Department of Law, Berhampur University, April 2005.
  14. Delivered a lecture on Constitutional Law, Ganjam Law College, Berhampur University, April 2005.
  15. Delivered three lectures, U.G.C. Refresher Course, Calcutta University, Feb. 2005.
  16. Delivered three lectures in U.G.C. sponsored Refresher Course, Faculty of Law, Allahabad University, 2004.
  17. Delivered a lecture on Information Technology Act, Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2004.
  18. Delivered a lecture on Software Protection, Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2004.
  19. Delivered a lecture on ‘Environmental Law’, Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2004-05.
  20. Delivered a lecture on Consumer Protection, Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2005.
  21. Delivered three lectures, U.G.C. Refresher Course in Law, ISIL, New Delhi, 2004.
  22. Delivered a lecture on ‘Law and the Women’, Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2004.
  23. Delivered a lecture on Consumer Protection, U.G.C. Refresher Course, Department of Commerce and Academic Staff College, B.H.U. 2004.
  24. Delivered two lectures, U.G.C. Refresher Course in Law, ISIL, New Delhi, Sep. 2003.
  25. Delivered two lectures, U.G.C. Refresher Course in Law, ILI, New Delhi, July. 2003.
  26. Delivered a lecture on Domestic violence, in Orientation Programme, Centre for Women Studies, BHU 2003.
  27. Delivered a lecture on ‘Overview of Biosafety Protocol’ in Training Programme, Organised by EMCB, Law School, BHU, 27 June 2003.
  28. Delivered three lectures in Orientation programme for B.Ed. (Special) organized by Department of Educational BHU & Rehabilitation Centre of India New Delhi, Aug. 2002.
  29. Delivered Lecturers as a resource Person in National Workshops in Biological Diversity and Hazardous Waste Management respectively organized by Law School BHU. (2002) under Environmental Law Management Capacity Building Project sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India.
  30. Delivered a lecture on ‘Environment and Trade, in Training Programme for Environmental Law Teachers organized by Law School BHU ( Aug. 2002), under EMCBP, MOEF.
  31. Delivered a lecture at a workshop on child labour organized by Press Institute of India and the Department of Journalism BHU (Aug. 2002).
  32. Delivered Lecture on ‘Violence against Women’ in a Refresher Course for Law Teaching Academic Staff College BHU (2000).
  33. ‘Medical Negligence and Consumer Protection Act’ Orientation Programme for IMS Teachers, (1997) BHU.
  34. ‘Fundamental Duties’, Regional Seminar-Cum Workshop on ‘Conscientisation of Teachers Educations’ 1999 Faculty of Educations.
  35. ‘Refugees and Human Right’ 1999 UGC Sponsored 5 day National Workshop on Human Rights, College of Law, Kakatiya University.
  36. Three Workshops organized by TTPRC, New Delhi (1996, 1994 and 1999).

Editorial Experience :

  1. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of International Law, New Delhi.
  2. Executive Editor, Banaras Law Journal.
  3. Coeditor, International Court in Transition.
  4. Member, Editorial Committee of Kanpur Law Journal Volume (1).
  5. Member, Editorial Board, Panchayat Law Journal, Allahabad.

Innovation in Teaching :

  1. Taught socially relevant and intellectually challenging seminar courses on ‘Law and Population and “Law and Consumer’ in LL.B. Final during (1982-1997).
  2. Encouraged empirical studies and field visits.
  3. Associated with legal aid & clinical legal education programme for three years.
  4. Supervised LL.M. dissertations on subjects of human rights, consumer protection, Labours Management relations etc.
  5. Contributed in the revision of LL.B. and LL.M. curricula.
  6. Distribution of Teaching Materials wherever possible.
  7. Emphasis in Teaching on Imparting Information development of insights into the subjects development of power of critical judgement, and discussion from the Third World Work Perspective/Indian Perspective.