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Bengal women’s panel seeks report on newly-wed couple


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Wednesday sought a police report on the arrest of a man and harassment of his newly-wed wife following complaints ... Read more...

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Chinese group sex images go viral


August 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Photos of three Chinese couples having sex in a hotel room have become an internet hit after the images were leaked online, with netizens claiming two ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on anti-gay sex petitions (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court's judgment decriminalising consensual sex among adults of the ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks attorney general’s assistance in gay law case


March 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Attorney General G. Vahanvati to assist the court in the hearing of the plea challenging the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Apex court raps government for flip-flop on homosexuality (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rapped the central government for its flip-flop on the homosexuality issue with the union home and health ministries taking divergent positions ... Read more...

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Apex court rebuffs government for flip-flop on homosexuality


February 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rebuffed an attempt by the government to distance itself from submissions made by Additional Solicitor General P.P. Malhotra that homosexuality was ... Read more...

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Government’s flip-flop on gay sex ban (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A senior government lawyer Thursday urged the Supreme Court to ban "immoral" gay sex, only to be contradicted by the home ministry which said it ... Read more...

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Activists slam government’s stand on gay sex


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The union home ministry's opposition in the Supreme Court Thursday to decriminalising gay sex has drawn flak from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) activists ... Read more...

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Criminal acts in privacy not immune, court told


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights(DCPCR) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the right to privacy does not confer any right on consenting ... Read more...

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Scope of penal provision on gay sex wide: SC (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the scope of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was wide and could not be limited to holding ... Read more...

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Scope of penal provision on gay sex wide: SC


February 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the scope of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was wide and could not be limited to holding ... Read more...

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Homosexuality, lesbian relationships unnatural, SC told (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday was told that homosexuality and lesbian relationship were unnatural and against the order of nature as provided under the Section 377 ... Read more...

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Homosexuality, lesbian relationships unnatural, SC told


February 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday was told that homosexuality and lesbian relationship were unnatural and against the order of nature as provided under the Section 377 ... Read more...

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Facebook, gay marriage in Lalu’s line of fire


August 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on "degrading" Indian values due to cultural aggression from internet ... Read more...

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Delhi’s gay community set to celebrate July 2 ruling


July 1st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A group of music lovers from various countries will join the city's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community Saturday evening to celebrate the second ... Read more...

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Delhi’s gays set for celebrate July 2


June 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community will come together July 2 to celebrate the second anniversary of the 2009 Delhi High Court's ruling decriminalising ... Read more...

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Supreme Court defers hearing on decriminalisation of gay sex


April 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred its hearing on the issue of legalisation and decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.A bench headed by Justice G ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear legalisation on gay rights


April 19th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday take up the issue of decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi would ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear pleas against gay sex in April (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
From Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday fixed April 19 for hearing a bunch of petitions challenging a Delhi High Court judgment decriminalising homosexual relationship among consenting adults."It ... Read more...

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Supreme Court dismisses plea to hear armed forces on homosexuality


February 7th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea to make armed forces a party to the petitions supporting and opposing the Delhi High Court's ruling, which decriminalised ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear pleas against gay sex in April


February 7th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday fixed April 19 for hearing a bunch of petitions challenging a Delhi High Court judgement decriminalising homosexual relationship among consenting adults.Justice G.S. Singhvi ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear legalisation on gay rights


February 7th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the issue of decriminalisation of gay sex among consenting adults in private. A bench of Justices G S Singhvi and A ... Read more...

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India to turn hottest destination for gay, lesbian tourists


January 29th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As the government legalised homosexuality in India two years ago, tour operators in the country are trying to sell India as the ultimate tourists destination for gays ... Read more...

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Indian tourism industry targets gay, lesbian travellers


January 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gay and lesbian tourists are big spenders and vacation savvy and are being increasingly targeted by travel operators in India, said travel experts at the 18th South ... Read more...

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India now has seven magazines on gay issues


August 8th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After a far-reaching judgment on homosexuality last year, India's publishing world is abuzz with as many as seven magazines on issues of interest and concern ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth twice daily to avoid heart disease


May 28th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice a day could go a long way reducing the risk of heart disease, says a new study. Over the last 20 years, there has been ... Read more...

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Chinese sociologists say jailing of sex-party hosting Prof an infringement of his rights


May 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The decision to jail a Chinese Professor convicted of organizing swinging parties at his home, has met with wide-spread criticism from China's social scientists as they believe ... Read more...

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3.5 Year Sentence For Professor Swinger In China


May 20th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 53 year old college professor, Ma Yaohai, and 21 people who were regular visitors in his home went on trial last month in a southeastern ... Read more...

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Chinese Swinger Professor Ma Yaohai Under Trial


May 20th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 53 year old college professor and 21 others have been put on trial by the district court in the southeastern town of Nanjing for 'group ... Read more...

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Government ticked off for not contesting gay sex ruling


March 31st, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday ticked off the Union government for its failure to challenge the Delhi High Court's verdict legalising homosexual acts between consenting adults in private. "This ... Read more...

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Devon James Claims To Be Number 15 In Tiger Wood’s Line-up


March 24th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well folks yet another woman has come forward to claim her moment in the spotlight and the title of "Tiger Woods' Mistress." This one is a ... Read more...

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Now Valentine cards for gay Indians


February 8th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) With Valentine's Day only a week away, India's largest card chain has designed special V-Day cards for gay community. The Archies card company has rolled out ... Read more...

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Demand for separate law to curb ‘honour killings’


November 4th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Nakshab Khan New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) As 'honour killings' in states like Haryana and Uttar Pradesh continue to shock, voices calling for action are getting louder. Experts say a separate law ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni being dragged into minister’s ’sex tourism’ scandal


October 10th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Some centre-right parliamentarians are blaming French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy for the "sexual tourism" scandal that has engulfed the country's Culture Minister Frédéric Mitterrand.Openly gay Mitterrand, the nephew ... Read more...

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UNAIDS hails Indian court’s decision decriminalising homosexuality


October 9th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The executive director of UNAIDS Michael Sidibe Friday hailed the decision of the Delhi High Court decriminalising homosexuality and sought provision for equal rights to all in ... Read more...

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