User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: IPC 377
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‘If dissent is not allowed, it’ll take different forms’ 20.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The former Attorney General about recent landmark judgments of the Supreme Court, the credibility of the court, and the sedition law
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Shocking! Auto driver, 41, rapes dog in Mumbai toilet, held 14.9.2017 Zee News : States
The incident came to light on Friday when a resident became suspicious and scanned the building's CCTV footage. 
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How Hinduism is fighting homophobia abroad 10.9.2017 TOI: Home
India still has a colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality but in many other parts of the world, Hindu priests are presiding over same-sex weddings. Sunday Times looks at the more progressive face of Hinduism
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Man held for assaulting dog 9.9.2017 DNA: Top News
The Chembur police on Friday arrested a 40-year-old security guard for allegedly sexually assaulting a dog in Chembur residential society. The incident was caught on the CCTV installed at the building. The accused has been identified, Ramnaresh Mishra. According to the police, the incident took place on Tuesday around 4 am. The accused also drove an auto, police said. "We have arrested the accused after some local residents and activists approached us with a CCTV footage. The guard was seen masturbating and taking a dog in the toilet," said S.G.Dal, senior police inspector of Chembur police station The incident came to light on Wednesday when one of the residents of the complex checked the CCTV footage. The resident immediately approached PETA activist and police who then carried out an investigation under Section of 377(for carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal), of the Indian Penal Code ...
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16-year-old boy sodomised by classmate in coaching centre 8.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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DNA Morning Must Reads: SC likely to hear Section 377 curative petition, Takeaways from India v/s Sri Lanka and more 8.9.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
1. LGBT rights: SC likely to hear Section 377 curative petition today Days after a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the Right to Privacy is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution of India, the apex court today will hear curative pleas over the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises gay sex. Read more here 2. Stop pushing Rohingya refugees into our country, says Bangladesh PM The Bangladeshi Prime Minister made the statement during a meeting with the newly appointed Indonesian envoy Rina Prihtyasmiarsi Soemarno in Dhaka. Read more here 3. Ease of doing biz? Ministry of Finance sends banks a 'hit list' The Department of Revenue's specialised bank transaction monitoring wing has received two sets of data from the Income tax department. Read more here 4. India v/s Sri Lanka: Takeaways from historic whitewash Though Sri Lanka offered little resistance in their 0-9 surrender, India can take plenty of positives and prepare for bigger battles. ...
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Sodomy case filed against Ph.D. scholar 8.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
A 17-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 30-year-old Ph.D. scholar at a private school in south Delhi’s Gautam Nagar area. Investigation has begun after a case was registered.According to the po...
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Righting a wrong done to the LGBT community 7.9.2017 Rediff: Columns
LGBT citizens also enjoy the right to privacy, right to equality and above all, right to life, like any other citizen, writes Sharad Sharma.
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SC likely to hear Sec 377 curative petition on Sept 8 6.9.2017 DNA: Top News
Days after a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the Right to Privacy is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution of India, the apex court is set to reopen the debate over the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises gay sex. The top court is likely to begin hearing a curative petition on September 8 filed by Naz Foundation and several gay rights activists challenging an SC judgement from 2013 upholding the validity of Section 377. The SC had, in 2013, set aside a 2009 judgement of the Delhi High Court decriminalising homosexuality, saying it should have been left up to the Parliament to amend or repeal law. On August 24 had observed: "Sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy. Discrimination against an individual on the basis of sexual orientation is deeply offensive to the dignity and self-worth of the individual. Equality demands that the sexual orientation of each individual in society must be protected on an even ...
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SC likely to hear curative pleas against Sec 377 on September 8 5.9.2017 Hindu: Other States
The Supreme Court is likely to hear curative petitions against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a colonial era provision criminalising consensual sexual acts of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transg...
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The British Empire's homophobic legacy could finally be overturned in India 4.9.2017 Features
This legacy dates back 157 years to a dark part of imperial history
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And then there were nine 3.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Constitutions are enlarged and strengthened when courts act as brakes against majoritarian authoritarianism
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LGBT rights were accepted in ancient India, Section 377 must be repealed: Amish Tripathi 3.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises sexual acts "against the order of the nature" -- which affects the rights of LGBTs (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders) -- is an "egregious and illiberal section" and it "must be repealed", says Amish Tripathi, whose mythological fiction titles have sold more than four million copies.
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Transgender community sees ray of hope in Supreme Court judgement 3.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Transgender community sees ray of hope in Supreme Court judgement
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Is it time to review Section 377? 1.9.2017 Hindu: Home
 Anand Grover LEFT | Anand GroverThe British got rid of it. India remains with countries it would not like to be associated with otherwiseSection 377, titled “unnatural offences”, was enacted by the B...
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Rainbow of possibilities 30.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
The privacy judgment can be used to push for queer rights in spaces beyond decriminalisation of Section 377
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A historic moment 30.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Supreme Court’s landmark judgment elevating the right to privacy as a fundamental right is a significant reminder of India’s republican values and their relevance to all classes of people. By V. VENKATESAN
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A true win for the LGBTI community will be when the Delhi HC ruling on Sec 377 is reinstated 30.8.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The recent SC ruling on Right to Privacy as a fundamental right to include sexual orientation, among others, does not automatically strike down Sec 377, says gay rights activist, Ashok Row Kavi
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How privacy stacks up 27.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In accepting the different conceptions of privacy, the Supreme Court has advanced the privacy jurisprudence
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With Justice Dipak Misra at the helm, a series of high-impact cases await resolution 27.8.2017 Hindu: News
A look at the career highlights of India’s new Chief Justice and what lies ahead for him
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