Legal awareness builder – How many judges of Supreme Court of India have been removed by impeachment?


No judge of the Supreme Court of India have been removed from their office through impeachment. *This question was asked in the Uttarakhand P.C.S Civil Judge (Pre) Exam, 2008

SC stays execution of eight convicts, President denies mercy


The Indian Supreme Court has put on stay the execution of eight prisoners on death row. The prisoners are convicted in different murder cases and have filed their mercy pleas. The said mercy pleas on which the president takes decision were rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee this week.  An urgent hearing was held late onContinue reading “SC stays execution of eight convicts, President denies mercy”

Bonded labor still existing in high-growth Construction Industry and many other Industries in India and South-Asia


Siddharth Kara, an anti Human Trafficking expert has shared some of his research findings while doing primary research for his book “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia,” The book aims at assessing the position of bonded laborers in South-Asia. Siddharth had also written about the problem of debt-bondage, human trafficking andContinue reading “Bonded labor still existing in high-growth Construction Industry and many other Industries in India and South-Asia”