Indian Laws Against Bonded Labour

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A review of the domestic laws in India that protect children against bonded labor and the strength of those laws. The Human Rights Watch report provides extensive review of these laws. A number of Indian laws (even dating back to before Independence) are supposed to protect exploitation of India’s children. Article 21 of the Constitution… Read more »

Truth as defence for contempt of court

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AN INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPT OF COURT “Satyameva jayate”(may truth be victorious) is the sublime national motto, And yet every political or judicial philosophy, to the contrary is bete noire. In India, truth cannot be used as a defence in contempt of Court cases even though the Constitution holds truth as paramount. Despite many discourses and… Read more »