Supreme Court on Section 377: wrong about rights?
Jan 28, 2014
Cities | Maya Sharma | Sunday March 2, 2014
The festival this year, spread over three days, is the biggest ever, with 91 films from 24 countries being screened.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Saturday March 1, 2014
The Centre today filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against its verdict that said death sentence can be commuted over delay in deciding mercy petition.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 18, 2014
The fate of three death row convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case will be sealed today when the Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on their plea for commutation of their sentence to life imprisonment on ground of delay in deci...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Can a person afflicted with a terminal disease be allowed to refuse essential artificial medical support systems as he does not want to prolong his agony?
Election 2014 | A Vaidyanathan | Saturday February 1, 2014
The Supreme Court plans to revisit its 1995 judgement in which the court ruled that seeking vote in the name of Hinduism is not a corrupt practice.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday January 30, 2014
Days after the Supreme Court refused to review its controversial order that made gay sex criminal, the Centre has all but given up on any move to challenge the decision.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Soon after the Supreme Court refused to review its verdict on Section 377, actress and gay rights activist Celina Jaitely expressed shock and disbelief at the verdict.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday January 28, 2014
The court today rejected review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists, who said they were "extremely disappointed" but would file another petition soon.
NDTVCricket | Monday January 6, 2014
The Supreme Court did not declare the results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections held on December 19. The Board of Control for Cricket in India is challenging the controversial Rajasthan Sports Act that enabled the banned Lalit Modi to co...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday January 3, 2014
The Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over statements made by some ministers, slamming the Supreme Court's judgement on homosexuality.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 17, 2013
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha raised eyebrows on Tuesday with a comment that India should reciprocate after the arrest and alleged mistreatment of its diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US by arresting the same sex companions of American diplomats...
Blog | Chitra Palekar | Tuesday December 17, 2013
My first reaction to the recent Supreme Court verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes gay sex, was shock and anger. The verdict turned our children criminals overnight. For what? They are just normal people going about the...
World | Namrata Brar | Monday December 16, 2013
On a freezing Sunday evening in New York City, the global diaspora rallied in protest against the Supreme Court's decision on gay sex, with many saying India has "regressed" in its global standing and its right wing parties have failed to keep up wit...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday December 15, 2013
From Bangalore to Delhi and Mumbai to Kolkata - 16 cities across India joined the global day of rage by holding symbolic protests against the Supreme Court verdict that once again criminalised homosexuality.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
The gay community in Nepal has expressed their disappointment over the recent Indian Supreme Court's verdict that holds same-gender consensual sex as a legal offence.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
Gay rights activists today took out a rally in the city expressing disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict restoring criminalization of homosexuality, calling it "violation of basic human rights".
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Sunday December 15, 2013
Breaking its silence on the recent Supreme Court order banning homosexuality, the BJP has said it favours the verdict and will not support any "unnatural act."
Ndtv25 Latest | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday December 14, 2013
Author Vikram Seth today tore into the BJP for what he called its "deafening silence" on the Supreme Court verdict this week that restored a 19th century ban on gay sex.
India | Dr Shiva Prasad | Friday December 13, 2013
A young doctor blogs on what the Supreme Court verdict means to him.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today expressed his displeasure over the Supreme Court verdict that overturned a High Court verdict decriminalizing gay sex.