`Chronic stress leads gay teenagers to binge drinking`

Chronic stress caused by difficult social situations, including discrimination, victimisation and homophobia, leads to higher rates of binge drinking among lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers, a study showed.

SC declines to entertain PIL to insulate civil servants

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a petition seeking directions to insulate the country`s civil servants from political victimisation and patronage.