section 377

They need our empathy, not sympathy: HR on making workplace more inclusive for LGBTQ+ community

However, there is a long way to go before we can claim that member from sexual minority groups are being given equal opportunities at workplaces.

published on : 8th September 2020

Two years after Section 377: Judgement that said it with poetry and words from literature

The bench, that also comprised Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, delivered its verdict in four separate but concurring judgements.

published on : 6th September 2020

Kerala, Uttar Pradesh top list of states with Section 377 cases: NCRB data

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, as many as 2,195 gay sex cases were registered under Section 377 in 2016, 1,347 in 2015 and 1,148 cases in 2014.

published on : 10th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: SC refers to global judgments that decriminalise gay sex

CJI Misra and Justice Khanwilkar mentioned the constitutional courts of United States, Canada, South Africa, Republic of Philippines and the European Court of Human Rights.

published on : 8th September 2018

If gay professor in 'Aligarh' was alive today, he wouldn't have to die: Actor Manoj Bajpayee

The actor recalled the struggle he went through while playing the gay professor.

published on : 8th September 2018

British-era Section 377 based on law passed by King Henry VIII in 1533

Justices Nariman and Chandrachud, in their separate concurring judgements, dealt in detail about the evolution of the section as it exists in the present form.

published on : 8th September 2018

Religious groups up in arms against Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict

Some of the groups are planning to approach the top court seeking a review of the verdict.

published on : 8th September 2018

How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in SC

The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377.

published on : 7th September 2018

Rights rainbow shines as Supreme Court partially strikes down Section 377

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday legalised gay sex in the country by partially striking down the 158-year-old colonial era law.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377 ruling: What the judges said

The right to life and liberty would encompass the right to sexual autonomy, and freedom of expression. Sexual orientation is not a matter of choice.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: Who are the main petitioners?

There are six substantive writ petitions and multiple interventions against Section 377 of IPC.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377: Highlights from Supreme Court's verdict on legalising homosexuality

LGBTQ community possess the same constitutional rights as other citizens of the country, ruled the Supreme Court.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377: Congress hails, other netas cautious

Other political parties like CPI (M), CPI and AAP limited themselves to single sentence responses.

published on : 6th September 2018

Section 377: First round won, battle for change begins

SC’s ruling decriminalizing gay sex will have a direct impact on adoption, inheritance laws.

published on : 6th September 2018

When India voted against gay rights at the United Nations

Same-sex relations were a criminal offence in India after the Supreme Court had in 2013 overturned a Delhi High Court judgment that decriminalised gay sex in 2011.

published on : 6th September 2018
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