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All you need to know about the SC's decision to reopen the Section 377 debate

Feb 03, 2016

All you need to know about the SC's decision to reopen the Section 377 debate

So in terms of the fight against Section 377 nothing much has actually changed. What is hopeful though, is that the court has constituted a five-judge bench to look into the matter. Here's what you need to know. #ConnectTheDots #Delhi High Court #Supreme Court of India #Section 377 #curative petition #LGBTQI Rights
Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench

Feb 03, 2016

Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench

In a positive development, the Supreme Court referred the petition against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to a five-judge bench. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Homosexuality #LGBT #Human Rights #Indian Penal Code #Section 377 #TS Thakur #curative petition
Five things you need to know about today's SC hearing on Section 377

Feb 02, 2016

Five things you need to know about today's SC hearing on Section 377

The original case on Section 377 was heard by two judges in 2013 in the Supreme Court which then dismissed the Delhi High Court ruling. #India #Section 377 #Constitutional Bench #curative petition #LGBTQI Rights
What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society

Feb 02, 2016

What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society

The argument in defence of Section 377 is crude and a load of nonsense. It has no legs to stand on. The passionate position that it must continue because otherwise India will turn into a playground of sexual perverts is just overstretched imagination. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Section 377 #LGBTQI #curative petition #LGBTQI Rights
Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

Jan 29, 2016

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

The Supreme Court will hear in open court on 2 February a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country. #NewsTracker #Gay #Homosexuality #Lesbian #LGBT #Transgender #Section 377 #TS Thakur #bisexual #curative petition
Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizes

Jan 29, 2016

Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizes

Barbie, the world's most famous doll, has a new body. In fact, she has three new bodies - petite, tall and curvy. #ChangeAgent #parents #Mattel #Feminists #Body image #petite #tall #curvy #body types
Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan files caveat in Supreme Court

Jan 28, 2016

Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan files caveat in Supreme Court

Salman Khan has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court urging it to grant him a hearing before passing any order on Maharashtra government's appeal. #Salman Khan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Ravindra Patil #special leave petition #Bandra hit and run case
SC has shown great foresight in striking against proxy PILs as instruments of intimidation

Jan 14, 2016

SC has shown great foresight in striking against proxy PILs as instruments of intimidation

In the space of seven days, two benches of the Supreme Court have, in their own way, signalled that the era of frivolous cases and using the courts as a tool for personal and petty ends is coming to an end. #Supreme Court #Law #CriticalPoint #PILs #Reliance Jio #petitions #Sri Aurobindo Ashram #litigants
PETA India files petition in SC, demands Centre's notification allowing Jallikattu be struck down

Jan 11, 2016

PETA India files petition in SC, demands Centre's notification allowing Jallikattu be struck down

PETA India filed petitions in the Supreme Court demanding that the Centre's recent notification allowing Jallikattu and bullock cart races be "struck down". #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Animal rights #Jallikattu #petition #PETA India #Bull taming
In response to petition, Zomato to ensure food delivery personnel go through police verification

Jan 07, 2016

In response to petition, Zomato to ensure food delivery personnel go through police verification

The online food delivery market was Rs 350 crore in 2014, registering a growth of 40 per cent. It accounted for 17 per cent of the online services market. #online petition #NRAI #Zomato #food delivery system #Pankaj Chaddah-Founder