Homosexuality Law

  • SC adds punch to fight for gay rights July 21, 2009

    The homosexual community appears to be winning their legal battle and at the round two of the ongoing fight for their rights, the Supreme Court did not disappoint the activists. The apex court refused to stay the Delhi High Court order saying that they had nothing against consensual same sex...
  • No gay law soon June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Hope and hype that a law which holds homosexuality as a crime will soon be repealed has come to nothing. The Government has said it has not made a decision on repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. “I have never said it will be repealed--the statement has...
  • Four cities say: gay by birth, proud by choice June 29, 2009

    The gay community demands repeal of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which provides imprisonment of 10 years for unnatural sex, including that of homosexual nature, even between two consenting adults. ...
  • Consensus on scrapping anti-gay law won't be easy June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: The gay community demands repeal of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which provides imprisonment of 10 years for unnatural sex, including that of homosexual nature, even between two consenting adults. The government is willing to rethink the law but it won’t be hurrying any decision. ...
  • Ignore Ramadoss' view on gays: Govt tells HC September 29, 2008

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday asked the Delhi High Court to ignore the views of its Health Ministry on removing a penal provision against homosexuality. Appearing before a division bench of Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah, Additional Solicitor General PP Malhotra said, “It does not matter what the Minister (Anbumani...