The petitioners got married in New York on August 6, 2012, and are recognized as a legally married couple in the US, France, and Canada.
After debates on the topic at the Methodist Conference, the proposals to allow same-sex marriages were passed with 254 votes in favor and 46 against.
The court went in favour of the couples who claimed the government is violating Article 14 of the Constitution, which ensures the right to equality.
More than a dozen same-sex couples filed lawsuits in district courts across Japan in 2019 seeking recognition of gay marriage.
The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that a same-sex couple cannot claim fundamental right for their marriage.
The petitioners submitted that there is nothing in the Hindu Marriage Act of 1956 that mandates that marriage should take place only between a Hindu man and a Hindu woman.
The Delhi High Court on Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi govt to respond to three separate pleas seeking that same-sex marriage be recognised by law.
The petition contended that homosexuality has been decriminalised by the apex court but same sex marriages are still not being allowed under the HMA provisions.
Switzerland is one of few European countries where same-sex marriage is not legal.
Hayley Jensen who used to play for Stars before making a cross-town move to arch-rivals Melbourne Renegades.
Sam Stosur says Margaret Court is digging a very big hole for herself with her comments about same-sex marriage and the LGBTQs.