Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
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Bobby was Bigg Boss’s first gay darling. Today, Salman Khan’s season 15 lacks LGBT+ celebs

In the past, Bigg Boss seasons were hotbeds of conversations around sexuality. But where are they after the abolition of section 377.

Modi govt still against gay lawyer Kirpal’s elevation as HC judge, tells CJI as much

In response to CJI Bobde's letter, Centre is said to have conveyed apprehensions over Saurabh Kripal’s appointment as judge on the ground that his male partner is a foreign national.

No women, LGBT representation — criminal law review panel criticised for lack of diversity

Three letters have been written by former judges and lawyers questioning the central government-appointed panel's composition and proposed functioning.

Legalising gay sex expected to boost India’s ‘Pink Economy’

Indian businesses, MNCs and government have an opportunity to profit from the Supreme Court ruling to decriminalise homosexuality.

Ruby Rose is the first openly gay woman to play Batwoman. India needs to take notes

Our country isn't even ready to see a woman superhero on screen, forget a lesbian one.

RSS has changed its position on homosexuality. Can Islamic clerics do the same?

Questions on homosexuality are routinely posed to those who support RSS, such questions are not posed often enough to Islamists and their apologists.

My family built a palace similar to Windsor Castle. I’m making it a safe house for LGBTQA

When I came out some years ago, my parents publicly disowned me and disinherited me from the ancestral property, writes Manvendra Gohil.

GLOBAL PULSE: Comey’s G-Man act, Corbyn loses but wins big and Kenya’s Lunatic Express

JAMES COMEY PLAYS BOTH G-MAN AND VICTIM The Washington Post said Comey's was a it the “performance of a lifetime”.

GLOBAL PULSE: China’s addiction to debt, Trump and Obama in Europe, and Taiwan is first in Asia to allow gay marriages

CHINA HAS AN ADDICTION PROBLEM China has been on a spending spree, but the debt-fuelled binge can now sap the world’s second largest economy.

On Camera

YourTurn

Why Federal Reserve will no longer have pandemic-era investors’ backs

Inflation is top of mind for all leaders in Washington and US President Joe Biden, whose approval ratings are sliding, appears less inclined to count on hope as a strategy.

SEBI seeks tighter environmental, social & governance rules to address risk of greenwashing

In a consultation paper released Monday, SEBI said increasing reliance on unregulated ESG rating providers poses risks to investor protection, transparency & efficiency of markets.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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