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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 44

11 December, 2017 5:16 PM Chaudhary clinches quota place in style

Saurabh Chaudhary clinched the Youth Olympics quota in style with the individual gold medal in air pistol in the youth men’s section of the 10th Asian Airgun championship which concluded here on Monday. After qualifying in third place with a modest 573, Saurabh was on top right from the start in the 24-shot final. He eventually won with a 6.9 point margin 24

14 October, 2017 6:55 PM 19-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Stray Dog Inside Community Toilet

As per the complainant, who is also a eyewitness, said that he saw the accused, Kuldeep Karotiya, taking a stray dog inside a community toilet last night and performed sex with it, police said. Mumbai: A 19-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly having sex with a stray dog in suburban Powai, a senior police official said. As per the complainant 48

14 October, 2017 4:33 PM Man arrested for unnatural sex with stray dog in Maharashtra

Mumbai: A 19-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly having unnatural sex with a stray dog in suburban Powai, a senior police official said. However, the complainant brought the matter to the notice of Powai police and lodged a complaint in this regard. The control room, later, informed the Powai police and the accused was detained late on Friday 53

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 285

24 August, 2017 11:44 PM Right to privacy verdict brings a rainbow of hope, reopens Section 377 debate

Thursday's landmark judgment by the Supreme Court declaring privacy a fundamental right has brought cheer to India's gay community that is fighting for scrapping section 377 of the penal code, a 149-year-old archaic law which criminalises homosexual acts. Terming "sexual orientation an essential attribute of privacy", four judges in the bench, including 95

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 37

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 34

17 June, 2017 7:54 AM No Aadhaar, no banking and threat to privacy: Do you have a choice?

The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for access to banking and filing I-T returns. But there are serious concerns about possible breach of privacy with private entities having access to Aadhaar data. On June 1, the revenue department of the finance ministry issued a notification making linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts mandatory. The notification 37

21 March, 2017 12:48 PM Adityanath says he is committed to good governance in Lok Sabha speech

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the HIV-AIDS Bill, 2014, while the Lok Sabha took up the Finance Bill, 2017 for consideration. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a speech in the Lok Sabha promising good governance for all in the new UP Assembly during the discussion on the Finance Bill. Mr. Khan says the government is lucky that the price 171