Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicGay marriage

Topic: gay marriage

SC seeks response from Centre on gay couples’ plea for recognition of same sex marriage

A notice was issued by a two judge bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice Hima Kohli to the central government and the Attorney General for India.

Singapore seeks to prevent court challenges to laws & policies on marriage in constitution

The government filed bills in parliament on Thursday to decriminalise sex between men, & to amend the constitution to prevent court challenges to laws & policies concerning marriage.

Cuba approves gay marriage in historic referendum, President says ‘justice has been done’

The law legalizes same-sex marriage & civil unions, allows same-sex couples to adopt kid, and promotes equal sharing of domestic rights & responsibilities between men & women.

Nuclear families ‘less familiar with Indian values’, which leads to more divorces, says BJP MP

BJP MP Saroj Pandey made these comments during a discussion on Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022, passed by Rajya Sabha Thursday.

‘Have to go beyond 377’ — after 9 years of marriage, India’s 1st gay prince says fight not over

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil was forced to take a wife, and endured years of ‘conversion’ therapy after he came out. He married Deandre Richardson, an American, in 2013.

Taj Mahal proposal, Kolkata marriage—Gay couple says we won’t run abroad to make it legal

Chaitanya Sharma and Abhishek Ray had little problem finding a venue in Kolkata. The biggest challenge for them was to find a priest who would officiate their wedding.

Marriage in India is still a ‘heterosexual privilege’ 3 years after Section 377 ruling

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Gay marriage not a fundamental right, wedding a bond between man, woman — Centre to Delhi HC

In an affidavit, the central govt said the question as to whether same sex marriage can be given legal recognition should be left to the legislature. 

‘This is for every citizen’s right’ — HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt stand on same-sex marriages

High court was hearing petitions filed by two same-sex couples, one based in Delhi and the other in the US. The matter will next be heard on 8 January 2021.

‘Same-sex marriage not a part of our culture’, says top govt lawyer, opposes plea in Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court is hearing a PIL that seeks marriage rights for the gay community under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.