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Aug 25, 2017
Right to Privacy: India's 'minuscule fraction' rejoice today, prepare for Section 377 battle another dayIn 2013 when two judges of the Supreme Court had recriminalised homosexual sex they had dismissed gays, lesbians and bisexuals as a "miniscule fraction".
May 07, 2017
Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court played a major role in creating tougher anti-rape lawJustice Leila Seth, the first woman judge of Delhi High Court who played a major role in making of the tough anti-rape law five years ago, died on Friday night. She was 86.
May 06, 2017
Justice Leila Seth, first woman chief justice of state high court, dies at 86Leila Seth, the first woman chief justice of a state high court in the country and mother of celebrated author Vikram Seth, has died. She was 86 and passed away last night at her residence in Noida.
Dec 11, 2014
No offence to Bhagvad Gita, but we already have a national testamentGiven that track record will our leaders declare a “national book”, like the Gita, so they can then proceed to desecrate its very principles with impunity?
Jan 27, 2014
Being a criminal in my own country: Vikram Seth on Sec 377On Tuesday two judges of the Supreme Court will consider the review petition filed about their ruling on Section 377. With time running out, Vikram Seth takes to the stage once again to speak up against a judgment he finds ethically hollow and intellectually shallow.
Jan 30, 2013
Juvenile criminals should always have the chance to reform: Leila SethJustice Leila Seth spoke to CNN-IBN on why the committee recommended the whole life punishment rather than the death penalty and why including marital rape was one of the most important step in the report.
Jan 24, 2013
Justice Verma panel shows the way; now comes the hard partThe Commission report offers measured, yet radical, recommendations to meaningfully address the problem of sexual assault and violence against women at many levels, including at the foundational level of societal patriarchy.
Jan 14, 2013
Hopefully this report will not gather dust: Leila Seth on anti-rape commissionOver 60,000 suggestions have already come in to the commission that's looking at strengthening anti-rape laws. One of its members, Leila Seth talks about why she's hopeful about this commission this time.
Feb 01, 2012
The gay child needs more love: Leila Seth on Vikram SethVikram Seth and his mother Leila Seth open up in a chat about Indian writing in English, Chetan Bhagat, Twitter, being gay and of course, a suitable boy.