Supreme Court

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POLITICS

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Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, LGBTQ

SC's stand on section 377 is a ray of hope for sexual and gender minorities

In a democracy, everyone has a right to equal opportunity and respectable life.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Lgbtq+, Supreme Court, Homosexuality, Section 377

Fighting 377, stupidly: In seeking 15 seconds of fame, gay rights activists have only lost valuable time

The Indian State is not against equality for gay people. But by siding with elements like the 'Tukde Tukde' gang, the LGBTQ community made the fight harder for itself.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
KK Venugopal, Supreme Court, Homosexuality, Section 377

Why the BJP-led Centre won't clarify its view on Section 377 in Supreme Court

The government, which is internally divided on the issue, doesn't want the schisms to be out in the open.

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Marriage, Patriarchy, Supreme Court, Adultery law

The truth behind cheating - Revisiting adultery judgments in India

By giving unbalanced, unequal positions with regard to adultery, is the court trying to actively repress the fissures emanating from marriage?

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  6-minute read
India, Supreme Court, Commercialisation, Forest rest houses

Why SC said quaint forest guest houses can't be transferred to private and commercial entities on PPP

Most of these buildings with high roofs and scientific ventilation are more climate-friendly than any of the new buildings.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
LG, Delhi, Supreme Court, AAP

The unending AAP saga - Why even the SC can't break the Delhi govt-LG impasse

After euphoria over apex court verdict, Delhi government's first decision runs into hurdle.

POLITICS

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Union territories, Delhi, AAP, Supreme Court

The AAP effect: What the SC judgment means for other Union Territories

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy, who has also been having problems with L-G Kiran Bedi, has hailed the verdict.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Delhi Government, Anil Baijal, Aap-l-g tussle, Supreme Court

SC gives back Delhi's elected government its powers — but misses a historical chance

The Supreme Court did award NCR's elected government due authority. But, by leaving reserve subjects with the LG, it contradicted a global governance trend.

LIFE

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Supreme Court, Marriage, Live-in, Live-in relationships

Why the court is right in asking if men should pay compensation when a live-in relationship breaks up

Live-in relationships cannot be equated with one-night stands that revolve around casual consensual sex and just having a gala time.