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‘No space for homosexuality, adultery in Indian Army’

New Delhi:  The Indian Army has written to the Ministry of Defence to ensure homosexuality and adultery remains punishable offences, sources said on Thursday. This comes even after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and adultery. The Indian Army wants both the offences to be punishable under Section 45 of the Army Act that deals with ‘Unbecoming […]

Homosexuality verdict will help eliminate stigma: UN

New Delhi :  Welcoming the Supreme Court’s verdict on Thursday decriminalising homosexuality, the UN said the verdict will help eliminate stigma and discrimination against the LGBTIQ community. “Sexual orientation and gender expression form an integral part of an individual’s identity the world over, and violence, stigma and discrimination based on these attributes constitute an egregious […]