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7 August, 2018 6:13 PM BJP has left govt in Jammu and Kashmir but not the state: Ram Madhav

New Delhi: The BJP has left the government in Jammu and Kashmir but not the state, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said on Tuesday. Madhav, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in the state, said sometimes governments are formed but they do not last. "We have left the government in Kashmir but we have not left Kashmir," Madhav said while speaking at a launch 45

16 July, 2018 5:17 PM Muslim Law Board member says homosexuality is injurious to health, should be criminalised

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is in support of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises homosexuality. A member of AIMPLB said, homosexuality “is injurious to human health�, according to an NDTV report. The AIMPLB maintained that it will not be part of the proceedings dealing with decriminalising homosexuality as the Supreme 41

13 July, 2018 5:04 AM Won't Oppose Scrapping Homosexuality Ban, Says Muslim Law Board

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday began a long-awaited review of Section 377 which prohibits gay sex. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board will not contest a move to scrap the colonial-era ban on homosexuality if the Supreme Court decides to do so, the organisation said today. "We left the matter to the Supreme Court. We will not participate in the (Section) 52

9 July, 2018 7:18 AM Supreme Court refuses to adjourn hearing on pleas challenging re-criminalisation of homosexuality

The Supreme Court today refused to adjourn tomorrow's proposed hearing by a five-judge Constitution bench on a batch of petitions challenging its verdict that had re-criminalised consensual carnal sex between two adults. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra refused to defer the hearing after the Centre sought more time to file its response on PILs on gay sex. "It will not be adjourned 41

8 January, 2018 10:31 AM Flaunt it, get punished: Subramanian Swamy's message to LGBT community

Swamy has been vocal about his views on homosexuality. NEW DELHI: As the Supreme Court decides to reconsider the Constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises homosexuality, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has a few words for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community 51

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 45

1 September, 2017 1:04 PM Unholy Baba: Gurmeet Ram Rahim's fall from guru to rapist

The convicted guru's cult unravels, revealing a sordid world of political influence, sexual violence and allegations of murder. Twenty years of hard labour and a Rs 30.2 lakh fine for two counts of rape and criminal intimidation. His jail term, the judge told Singh, would be extended by an additional four years in the event of any default in depositing 87

26 August, 2017 11:24 PM How Right to Privacy gets a leg up after Supreme Court judgement

On Thursday afternoon, Gunjan Gupta (name changed), 34, was about to leave her home in Sector 54, Gurgaon, to meet with her lawyer Sunieta Ojha when she got a call from the advocate herself. “There’s hope,” the lawyer said. Hope was something Gupta had almost given up on. She is fighting a case against her husband who allegedly raped her. “Life became 316

24 August, 2017 8:36 AM Right to Privacy: 5 bills yet no law, how Parliament has dealt with personal data protection

At least five bills by private members were tabled in Parliament over the years seeking protection of privacy of an individual. But, no specific privacy law is in place. The latest bill was introduced by Baijayant Panda of the BJD earlier this year. Despite several private member bills, Parliament has not yet enacted any specific law defining privacy 54

22 August, 2017 2:47 PM Post triple talaq verdict, activists urge SC to act on Section 377, marital rape

As the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned instant triple talaq, activists urged the apex court to also take steps to decriminalise homosexuality and penalise marital rape. The triple talaaq verdict should open people’s minds to more progressive laws, gay rights activist Harish Iyer said. “Any step in the direction of liberty for the most marginalised should 37