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Murugan's daughter to Rahul: I am going through even more pain

Feb 20, 2014

Murugan's daughter to Rahul: I am going through even more pain

In this interview by email, Harithra, the daughter of two of Rajiv Gandhi's convicted assassins,, Murugan and Nalini, says she shares Rahul's pain on the loss of his dad, but she has been without both parents for 23 years too. #Supreme Court verdict #TheySaidIt #Murugan #Nalini #Rajiv Assassination #Rajiv's killers #Harithra
Supreme Court verdict on 377 violates human rights, says AAP

Dec 12, 2013

Supreme Court verdict on 377 violates human rights, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party issued a statement today condemning the Supreme Court's decision to overturn a Delhi High Court order which had declared section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional, thereby decriminalizing homosexuality. #Supreme Court #Gay #Homosexuality #Arvind Kejriwal #Homosexuality in India #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #article 377 #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
SC ruling on 377: It makes office a nightmare for queers

Dec 11, 2013

SC ruling on 377: It makes office a nightmare for queers

It doesn't worry me that the SC verdict might see me in jail some day. It makes me angry that it asks me not to be myself for a greater part of the day, every day I live. How is that fair? #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Gay #Homosexuality #Homosexuality in India #article 377 #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
'Indian legal system would never attend to sexual minorities with any urgency'

Dec 11, 2013

'Indian legal system would never attend to sexual minorities with any urgency'

This is an extract from Gaysia, a book by Australian non-fiction author Benjamin Law. Law has written extensively for Australian and international publications. One chapter in Gaysia is devoted to India and its gay culture. The following excerpt looks at the way the movement to de-criminalise Section 377 began and its victory in the Delhi High Court in 2009. #Homosexuality #Homosexuality in India #gay sex #Indian law #Indian legal system #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors: Supreme Court

Oct 29, 2013

CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today modified an earlier order by allowing the CBI to share the probe findings in the coal scam with its in-house prosecutors who will render their assistance in preparing the status reports to be presented before it #coal #Supreme Court #CBI #Supreme Court verdict #coal scam #Coalgate #RM Lodha

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CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors: Supreme Court

Sep 17, 2014

Bangladesh court reduces sentence of Islamist

(AP) -- Bangladesh's Supreme Court commuted on Wednesday the death sentence of an Islamist political leader whose conviction last year for war crimes during the nation's 1971 war for independence sparked deadly protests. Delwar Hossain Sayedee, one o... #India #Pakistan #Bangladesh #Sheikh Hasina
CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors: Supreme Court

Sep 12, 2014

American held in North Korea goes to trial this weekend

A U.S. citizen arrested in North Korea for allegedly tearing up his visa and seeking asylum will go before the North's Supreme Court this weekend in a trial almost certain to end quickly with a guilty verdict. Along with two other Americans detained ... #North Korea #Tokyo
CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors: Supreme Court

Sep 17, 2014

Islamist's death sentence commuted

Bangladesh's Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence for a leader of an Islamic political party to imprisonment until death. The original sentencing of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, for war crimes during the nat... #Bangladesh #Pakistan #India #Sheikh Hasina