Admitting the petition by advocate Mandeep Kaur, the court of civil judge Jaswinder Singh had on Friday issued a notice to Aamir Khan to file his reply by 19 December.
Gay rights activist King Oey said Wednesday he would urge the central government to try and use its influence to get the bill scrapped or appeal to the country's constitutional court.
They had submitted that criminalising gay sex amounts to violation of fundamental rights of the LGBT community.
Curative petition is the last judicial resort available for redressal of grievances in court and is normally considered by judges in-chamber
Ugandan tabloid published names of 200 'top' homosexuals a day after President Museveni signed anti-homosexuality bill into law criminalizing gay sex and its promotion
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will sign an anti-homosexuality bill into law on Monday, criminalizing gay sex and its promotion despite pressure from western allies.
LGBT Indians reacted angrily and publicly to the Section 377 verdict. But some were watching the court ruling anxiously from the sidelines. This is the story of a gay married man who decided that enough was enough.
This is in stark contrast to the senior Congress leaders who have been lining up to decry the ruling.
Anand Grover, part of the Lawyer’s Collective and counsel for Naz Foundation says, that, “The court completely overlooked our arguments.
In the wake of the SC ruling, some parties opposed the decision while others equivocated, but one national party was conspicuously silent.
To reduce workplace bullying and intimidating stare downs, many multinational companies, over the years, have tried to put in inclusive HR policies for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) community. Will the SC verdict now change everything?
Mediaeval India was actually more liberal than us. It is our so-called narrow modernity that makes us intolerant
So given that it is the politicians who have to decide, here is a look at what a few of them said.
The Supreme Court has copped out of holding section 377 are an unfair law, but it has effectively challenged the government to show the guts and act
The Supreme Court has upheld the Indian state's right to decide what sexual acts are permissible between two consenting adults, and in doing so, it has enslaved us all in one fell swoop.
The verdict is being seen as regressive and interfering, and an absolute infringement on the rights of liberty and equality that are enshrined in the Indian constitution.
In a surprising judgement, Justice GS Singhvi of the Supreme Court has set aside a landmark judgement by the Delhi high court that decriminalised homosexuality.