Section 377 Of The Indian Penal Code


'Section 377 Of The Indian Penal Code' - 23 News Result(s)

  • "Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple

    "Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple

    Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex.

  • "Are Children Not Citizens?" Top Court Slams Bihar In Shelter Home Cases

    "Are Children Not Citizens?" Top Court Slams Bihar In Shelter Home Cases

    The Bihar government was pulled up by the Supreme Court today for not filing cases under the relevant law on allegations of sexual assault on children at shelter homes in the state. The top court was hearing a case of multiple rapes at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur when it found faults in the way the Bihar government has been handling cases, as a p...

  • TISS, India's First Campus To Start Gender-Neutral Hostel

    TISS, India's First Campus To Start Gender-Neutral Hostel

    After the historic verdict by the Supreme Court to scrap Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalised homosexuality, India has become the first-ever country to have a gender-neutral hostel.

  • UP, Kerala Top Number Of Cases Registered Under Section 377

    UP, Kerala Top Number Of Cases Registered Under Section 377

    Uttar Pradesh, followed by Kerala, topped the list of states where the maximum number of cases was registered for gay sex under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which was partly struck down by the Supreme Court last week.

  • On Section 377, Judge Questions Centre's Decision To Leave It To Court

    On Section 377, Judge Questions Centre's Decision To Leave It To Court

    A Supreme Court judge expressed disappointment over the government's decision to leave it to the court's wisdom to take a call on sensitive issues such as the recent challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

  • Top Court Cites Global Verdicts Which Paved Way For Section 377 Ruling

    Top Court Cites Global Verdicts Which Paved Way For Section 377 Ruling

    Countries across the globe which paved the way for equality and justice for the LGBTQ community were cited by the Supreme Court while striking down part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code this week, and quoted liberally from the judgements delivered by their courts on the issue.

  • Section 377 Was Being Used As "Weapon Of Discrimination": Chief Justice

    Section 377 Was Being Used As "Weapon Of Discrimination": Chief Justice

    India's top court has legalized gay sex in the world's second-most populous country in a landmark decision that partially struck down a 158-year-old colonial-era law. After a decades-long legal battle, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has diluted Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which was first enacted in 1860 and ranks gay sex...

  • Government Didn't Consider Repealing Section 377 In 2012: Minister

    Government Didn't Consider Repealing Section 377 In 2012: Minister

    The government had not considered repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises consensual gay sex, while amending laws after the 2012 gang-rape case in Delhi, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Tuesday.

  • "Try Men, Will Be Fun": Living With Section 377, Stigma In Small Towns

    "Try Men, Will Be Fun": Living With Section 377, Stigma In Small Towns

    For 23-year-old Megha Nandi, pursuing a graphic design course, being an open lesbian in a smaller city like Lucknow - even in these times when the Supreme Court is hearing cases to repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises gay sex - comes with a unique set of challenges.

  • Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Against Criminalisation Of Homosexuality

    Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Against Criminalisation Of Homosexuality

    The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a hotelier's plea for striking down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises unnatural sex, including the carnal intercourse between consenting adults of the same gender.

  • Section 377 To Be Re-Examined By Supreme Court: A Timeline Of The Case

    Section 377 To Be Re-Examined By Supreme Court: A Timeline Of The Case

    The Supreme Court today said that a larger group of judges would revisit and examine the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a law that criminalises sexual activities "against the law of nature".

  • Supreme Court To Re-Examine Law Criminalising Gay Sex: Highlights

    Supreme Court To Re-Examine Law Criminalising Gay Sex: Highlights

    The Supreme Court today said that it will re-examine its verdict upholding Section 377 of the IPC that criminalises gay sex. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said the issue arising out of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) required to be debated upon by a larger bench. Section 377 of...

  • Section 377: All You Need To Know

    Section 377: All You Need To Know

    Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is an archaic law that was introduced during the British era in 1860s and makes gay sex a crime for which the punishment can be a life term.

  • What The Supreme Court Said On Section 377: Here's A Look

    What The Supreme Court Said On Section 377: Here's A Look

    The Supreme Court of India has referred a plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults to larger bench. A top court bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said the issue arising out of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code required to be debated upon by a larger bench. Se...

  • Rights Panel Member For 'Suitable Modification' In Section 377, IPC

    Rights Panel Member For 'Suitable Modification' In Section 377, IPC

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member SC Sinha today pitched for a "suitable modification" in section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises consensual sexual acts between members of the same sex.

'Section 377 Of The Indian Penal Code' - 10 Video Result(s)

'Section 377 Of The Indian Penal Code' - 23 News Result(s)

  • "Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple

    "Personal Win": Lawyers Who Fought Against Section 377 Come Out As Couple

    Earlier this year, the TIME magazine included two Indian women lawyers - Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju - in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019. The two lawyers had led a long fight against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex.

  • "Are Children Not Citizens?" Top Court Slams Bihar In Shelter Home Cases

    "Are Children Not Citizens?" Top Court Slams Bihar In Shelter Home Cases

    The Bihar government was pulled up by the Supreme Court today for not filing cases under the relevant law on allegations of sexual assault on children at shelter homes in the state. The top court was hearing a case of multiple rapes at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur when it found faults in the way the Bihar government has been handling cases, as a p...

  • TISS, India's First Campus To Start Gender-Neutral Hostel

    TISS, India's First Campus To Start Gender-Neutral Hostel

    After the historic verdict by the Supreme Court to scrap Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalised homosexuality, India has become the first-ever country to have a gender-neutral hostel.

  • UP, Kerala Top Number Of Cases Registered Under Section 377

    UP, Kerala Top Number Of Cases Registered Under Section 377

    Uttar Pradesh, followed by Kerala, topped the list of states where the maximum number of cases was registered for gay sex under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which was partly struck down by the Supreme Court last week.

  • On Section 377, Judge Questions Centre's Decision To Leave It To Court

    On Section 377, Judge Questions Centre's Decision To Leave It To Court

    A Supreme Court judge expressed disappointment over the government's decision to leave it to the court's wisdom to take a call on sensitive issues such as the recent challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

  • Top Court Cites Global Verdicts Which Paved Way For Section 377 Ruling

    Top Court Cites Global Verdicts Which Paved Way For Section 377 Ruling

    Countries across the globe which paved the way for equality and justice for the LGBTQ community were cited by the Supreme Court while striking down part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code this week, and quoted liberally from the judgements delivered by their courts on the issue.

  • Section 377 Was Being Used As "Weapon Of Discrimination": Chief Justice

    Section 377 Was Being Used As "Weapon Of Discrimination": Chief Justice

    India's top court has legalized gay sex in the world's second-most populous country in a landmark decision that partially struck down a 158-year-old colonial-era law. After a decades-long legal battle, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has diluted Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which was first enacted in 1860 and ranks gay sex...

  • Government Didn't Consider Repealing Section 377 In 2012: Minister

    Government Didn't Consider Repealing Section 377 In 2012: Minister

    The government had not considered repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises consensual gay sex, while amending laws after the 2012 gang-rape case in Delhi, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Tuesday.

  • "Try Men, Will Be Fun": Living With Section 377, Stigma In Small Towns

    "Try Men, Will Be Fun": Living With Section 377, Stigma In Small Towns

    For 23-year-old Megha Nandi, pursuing a graphic design course, being an open lesbian in a smaller city like Lucknow - even in these times when the Supreme Court is hearing cases to repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises gay sex - comes with a unique set of challenges.

  • Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Against Criminalisation Of Homosexuality

    Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Against Criminalisation Of Homosexuality

    The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a hotelier's plea for striking down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises unnatural sex, including the carnal intercourse between consenting adults of the same gender.

  • Section 377 To Be Re-Examined By Supreme Court: A Timeline Of The Case

    Section 377 To Be Re-Examined By Supreme Court: A Timeline Of The Case

    The Supreme Court today said that a larger group of judges would revisit and examine the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a law that criminalises sexual activities "against the law of nature".

  • Supreme Court To Re-Examine Law Criminalising Gay Sex: Highlights

    Supreme Court To Re-Examine Law Criminalising Gay Sex: Highlights

    The Supreme Court today said that it will re-examine its verdict upholding Section 377 of the IPC that criminalises gay sex. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said the issue arising out of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) required to be debated upon by a larger bench. Section 377 of...

  • Section 377: All You Need To Know

    Section 377: All You Need To Know

    Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is an archaic law that was introduced during the British era in 1860s and makes gay sex a crime for which the punishment can be a life term.

  • What The Supreme Court Said On Section 377: Here's A Look

    What The Supreme Court Said On Section 377: Here's A Look

    The Supreme Court of India has referred a plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults to larger bench. A top court bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said the issue arising out of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code required to be debated upon by a larger bench. Se...

  • Rights Panel Member For 'Suitable Modification' In Section 377, IPC

    Rights Panel Member For 'Suitable Modification' In Section 377, IPC

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member SC Sinha today pitched for a "suitable modification" in section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises consensual sexual acts between members of the same sex.

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