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Sep 06, 2018
Section 377 reactions updates: Time for Parliament to review existing laws, says International Commission of JuristsThe International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) welcomed the Supreme Court verdict decriminalising the act of consensual sex between individuals identifying as homosexuals. However, the commission's Asia Pacific Director Frederick Rawski said: “Even a landmark decision by the Indian Supreme Court cannot alone end the discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity."
Jul 11, 2018
Section 377 Supreme Court hearing: Centre defers to 'wisdom of court'; Menaka Guruswamy says IPC section violates Article 15The Centre has put the onus on Supreme Court to decide on the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises homosexuality in the country. "Centre chooses not to take a stand and rather leave it to the "wisdom of the Court," ASG Mehta was quoted as saying.
Jul 10, 2018
Section 377 hearing: Attorney General KK Venugopal recuses himself, says 'stand differs from govt's'Attorney General KK Venugopal recused himself from the Section 377 hearing on Tuesday saying, "I can't appear because govt of India has a different stand," media reports said.