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Section 377 verdict removes an albatross from many necks, but expect empire of majoritarianism to strike back
India

Section 377 verdict removes an albatross from many necks, but expect empire of majoritarianism to strike back

As politicians hedge their bets, align against the minority, echo their regrets and up the ante of mockery and snide bias, the havens will disappear.

SC verdict on Section 377: No celebrations of the historic judgment in this far away Manipur town, here's why
India

SC verdict on Section 377: No celebrations of the historic judgment in this far away Manipur town, here's why

Firstpost reached out to several members of the LGBTQ community for their reaction to the Supreme Court verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

Section 377 Verdict Full Text: Constitution cannot be guided by majoritarian view or societal morality, says SC
India

Section 377 Verdict Full Text: Constitution cannot be guided by majoritarian view or societal morality, says SC

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday unanimously strike down portion of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC which criminalises consensual anal sex, saying it violated the rights to equality. Here's the full text of the four landmark judgments

'Denial of self-expression is akin to inviting death': CJI Dipak Misra's key remarks in Section 377 judgment
India

'Denial of self-expression is akin to inviting death': CJI Dipak Misra's key remarks in Section 377 judgment

Terming Section 377 as "manifestly arbitrary" when it comes to consensual sex between adults, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, reading on behalf of himself and Justice AM Khanwilkar, said that sexual orientation is part of one's Freedom of Self Expression and "denial of self expression is akin to inviting death"

AAP promises to fight corruption, decriminalise gay sex in manifesto
Politics

AAP promises to fight corruption, decriminalise gay sex in manifesto

During the release of the manifesto, party chief Arvind Kejriwal said, "AAP was formed to fight against corruption. Our biggest goal is to rid the country of corruption. There is no other party that can remove corruption in the country."