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Bipin Rawat suggests SC order on decriminalising gay sex may not be implemented in Army

General Rawat, during his annual press conference, said such actions are forbidden in the Army.

Jan 10, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

SC judge criticises government for leaving it to wisdom of court to decide on Section 377

Justice D Y Chandrachud said that in Section 377 the judgment really represented in that sense the battle between laws of a colonial origin and laws which must truly represent constitutional values. 

Sep 08, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships.

Sep 06, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

SC verdict on Article 377: Government has no space in bedrooms, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said that the SC ruling on gay sex was a big slap on BJP which opposed it.

Sep 06, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

SC judgement on Section 377 to be considered for pending prosecutions too

In four separate but concurring judgements, the top court set aside its 2013 verdict in the Suresh Kaushal case which had re-criminalised consensual unnatural sex. 

Sep 06, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Full text: 5-Judge SC bench verdict on Section 377 and homosexuality

SC said that the part of Section 377 dealing with homosexuality is violative of the right to equality and the right to live with dignity.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Section 377 decriminalised in India: How global media organisations reported on this landmark judgement

The verdict, which is also an important issue globally, has been covered by several media organisations worldwide.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

The SC judges who delivered the historic verdict on Section 377 and homosexuality

Headed by the CJI, the 5-judge bench comprised of Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.

Sep 06, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

SC decriminalises consensual gay sex; LGBTQ community rejoices after verdict

"Any consensual sexual relationship between consenting adults - homosexuals, heterosexuals or lesbians - cannot be said to be unconstitutional," said the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, as he read out the judgement.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

LGBT community celebrates SC verdict on Section 377

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 6) read down Section 377 and said that homosexuality cannot be considered a crime.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Love knows no gender: Tears of joy as LGBT community celebrates end of Section 377 tyranny

Members of the LGBT community, including rights activists, broke into celebration as the Supreme Court judgement was read out.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

Homosexuality genetic flaw, cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour: Subramanian Swamy

In a landmark judgement, the SC on Thursday repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, decriminalising consensual gay sex.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Homosexuality not a mental disorder: Key observations by SC on Section 377

The five-judge bench of the SC led by CJI Dipak Misra unanimously decriminalised consensual gay sex.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

What is Section 377? Here's all you need to know

The archaic law making gay sex a crime was introduced during the British era in 1862.

Sep 06, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

Live updates: SC reads down Section 377, says homosexuality not a crime

Section 377 refers to 'unnatural offences' and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 10 years.

Sep 06, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

Won't wait for majoritarian governments to enact or delete laws: SC on Section 377

The SC bench said the moment it is convinced about violation of the fundamental right, the object of these fundamental rights give power to the court to strike down the law.

Jul 17, 2018, 14:42 PM IST

SC agrees to examine correctness of 2013 verdict criminalising homosexuality

The apex court had in 2013 had restored the criminality of the sexual relationship between persons of the same sex, after the Delhi High Court' had decriminalised it in 2009.

Jul 10, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear pleas on homosexuality from today; rejects govt's plea to defer it

The apex court had in 2013 had restored the criminality of the sexual relationship between persons of the same sex, after the Delhi High Court' had decriminalised it in 2009.

Jul 10, 2018, 06:09 AM IST

Goodbye to romance: Indonesian cities ban Valentine's Day

Valentine`s Day was banned in some Indonesian cities Wednesday as police rounded up amorous couples, giving the official kiss-off to a tradition which critics say doesn`t deserve any love in the Muslim-majority nation.

Feb 14, 2018, 15:43 PM IST

SC to reconsider constitutional validity of Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality

SC issued a notice to the Central government seeking its response on a writ petition filed by five members of the LGBT community, who said that they live in fear of police because of their natural sexual preferences.

Jan 08, 2018, 13:14 PM IST