172@29@17@151!~!172@29@0@53!~!|news|tags|section-377.html!~!news|moneycontrol|com!~!|controller|tag.php!~!is_mobile=false
you are here: HomeNews
section 377
Jump to
25 Results Found
  • Our culture, law does not recognize same-sex marriages: Centre tells Delhi HC Sep 14, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    Our culture, law does not recognize same-sex marriages: Centre tells Delhi HC

    The Delhi High Court was hearing a petition that argues that the Hindu Marriage Act allows any two Hindus to get married without discriminating between them based on their sexual orientation.

  • India gets its first LGBT-focused OTT platform Jun 05, 2020 11:57 AM IST

    India gets its first LGBT-focused OTT platform

    Targeting three to four million subscribers in the first year of its operations, EORTV's original content will tell stories of the LGBT community.

  • A year after Section 377 was read down, does India 'take me as I am'? Sep 06, 2019 07:05 PM IST

    A year after Section 377 was read down, does India 'take me as I am'?

    On the one hand, clamour for civil and political rights have emboldened the closeted and initiated behavioral change in the society; but on the other, the social change is yet not backed by legislative change

  • Two years after dismissal, transwoman may get Navy job back Sep 06, 2019 01:36 PM IST

    Two years after dismissal, transwoman may get Navy job back

    The 27-year-old transwoman, who was a sailor, said the Navy has agreed to take her back on a lower division clerk level starting November – if she clears an exam.

  • SC ruling on 377: Disagree with reasoning that sexuality is part of free speech, says Arun Jaitley Oct 06, 2018 04:20 PM IST

    SC ruling on 377: Disagree with reasoning that sexuality is part of free speech, says Arun Jaitley

    On the Sabarimala ruling, Jaitley said that if you want to take a progressive step, then Articles 14 and 21 will apply against all religions

  • Justice DY Chandrachud: The pleasant voice of dissent in the Supreme Court Sep 27, 2018 07:32 PM IST

    Justice DY Chandrachud: The pleasant voice of dissent in the Supreme Court

    Besides putting forth his opinion with firm conviction, Justice Chandrachud understands that law can act as an agent of social change and if factored in the right way, law can help break stereotyped gender identities and social stagnation

  • Work of law schools across globe helped SC verdict on section 377 Sep 17, 2018 02:47 PM IST

    Work of law schools across globe helped SC verdict on section 377

    Some of the universities whose research papers found mention in the apex court's verdict include National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) and O P Jindal Global University (JGU).

  • Former Tech Mahindra employee alleges bigotry, Anand Mahindra and CP Gurnani respond to claims Sep 11, 2018 06:59 PM IST

    Former Tech Mahindra employee alleges bigotry, Anand Mahindra and CP Gurnani respond to claims

    The employee, Gaurav Pramanik, on Sunday posted a tweet talking about his former boss, who also heads diversity and inclusivity at Tech Mahindra. Pramanik claims in his tweet that she made derogatory remarks against homosexuals and Muslims

  • While India unshackled from orthodoxy, gay sex is still illegal in these countries Sep 10, 2018 07:57 AM IST

    While India unshackled from orthodoxy, gay sex is still illegal in these countries

    While India celebrated the landmark judgment by the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex between consenting adults on September 6, there are some countries which still find themselves in the shackles of orthodoxy.

  • UP, Kerala top list of gay sex cases registered under IPC Section 377 Sep 09, 2018 04:10 PM IST

    UP, Kerala top list of gay sex cases registered under IPC Section 377

    Altogether, 4,690 cases were registered between 2014 and 2016 under Section 377, which criminalised sexual activities "against the order of nature"

  • 'People's verdict' on homosexuality moved us: IITians who fought tooth & nail against section 377 Sep 09, 2018 10:20 AM IST

    'People's verdict' on homosexuality moved us: IITians who fought tooth & nail against section 377

    The Supreme Court, in its landmark judgment unanimously struck down part of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalised gay sex, saying that it violated the constitutional right to equality and dignity

  • Podcast Weekender | Ramesh Damani Masterclass, Section 377 and much more Sep 08, 2018 08:27 AM IST

    Podcast Weekender | Ramesh Damani Masterclass, Section 377 and much more

    Check out what happened last week and what's coming up in the weekender podcast.

  • Finally, Queer Inc can also safely come out... and make money Sep 07, 2018 07:07 PM IST

    Finally, Queer Inc can also safely come out... and make money

    Section of the hospitality industry which exclusively cater to the community feels it would be easier for them to do business now. Doubling of business is on the cards-LGBT tour operators

  • Love and Pride: Here's how startups welcomed the landmark Section 377 verdict Sep 07, 2018 05:00 PM IST

    Love and Pride: Here's how startups welcomed the landmark Section 377 verdict

    A Twitter user, Clinton Jeff on Thursday posted that he was sent a rainbow cake by a food delivery startup after he posted a message tagging the company

  • Podcast | Editor's pick of the day: Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex Sep 07, 2018 11:15 AM IST

    Podcast | Editor's pick of the day: Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex

    A five-judge bench comprising of CJI Dipak Misra, Justices RF Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, has ruled that consensual adult gay sex is no longer a crime, saying sexual orientation – homo or hetero – is normal and people have no control over it

  • Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex Sep 06, 2018 08:32 PM IST

    Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex

    Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community.

  • Section 377 verdict LIVE: SC decriminalises gay sex, LGBT community celebrates historic day Sep 06, 2018 05:00 PM IST

    Section 377 verdict LIVE: SC decriminalises gay sex, LGBT community celebrates historic day

    Live updates of the Supreme Court verdict on petitions challenging constitutional validity of section 377

  • Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict Sep 06, 2018 01:07 PM IST

    Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict

    While section 377 was declared unconstitutional to the extent that it criminalised consensual sex between adults, whether homosexual or heterosexual, it said bestiality would continue to be an offence

  • Supreme Court to review Section 377, seeks Centre's response Jan 08, 2018 03:03 PM IST

    Supreme Court to review Section 377, seeks Centre's response

    The apex court also issued a notice to the Centre seeking a response on a writ petition filed by five members of the LGBT community.

  • Tharoor's bill to decriminalise homosexuality defeated in LS Mar 11, 2016 06:26 PM IST

    Tharoor's bill to decriminalise homosexuality defeated in LS

    For the second time in three months, Lok Sabha today voted against the introduction of a private member's bill brought by Congress member Shashi Thraoor to decriminalise homosexualty.

  • Ray of hope for LGBT community: SC reopens hearing on Sec 377 Feb 02, 2016 06:10 PM IST

    Ray of hope for LGBT community: SC reopens hearing on Sec 377

    The LGBT community has been fighting tooth and nail to scrap Section 377, which criminalises gay sex.

  • SC to reconsider its decision to criminalise homosexuality today Feb 02, 2016 08:25 AM IST

    SC to reconsider its decision to criminalise homosexuality today

    The Review Bench in January 2014 had agreed with its original appeal judgment on December 11, 2013, setting aside the internationally hailed judgement of the Delhi High Court.

  • Centre files review plea against SC ruling on Section 377 Dec 20, 2013 04:02 PM IST

    Centre files review plea against SC ruling on Section 377

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal had come out against the Supreme Court order. Sonia Gandhi had issued a statement saying she is disappointed with the Supreme Court order that reversed the Delhi High Court order on homosexuality.

  • SC verdict on homosexuality regressive: Chidambaram Dec 12, 2013 05:09 PM IST

    SC verdict on homosexuality regressive: Chidambaram

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi said she is disappointed with the verdict. She has released a statement urging parliament to pass a bill legalising gay sex.

  • Government clarifies: we don't oppose homosexuality Feb 23, 2012 02:42 PM IST

    Government clarifies: we don't oppose homosexuality

    The Union Home Ministry on Thursday seems to have goofed up in the Supreme Court during the hearing on decriminalization of homosexuality. Government sources said that the Additional Attorney General read out an earlier stand by the government instead of the latest in the apex court.

Sections