NEW DELHI: A case of same-sex marriage has emerged following the Supreme Court’s refusal to enact legislation permitting marriage between homosexual partners. In Bihar, two young women, Nisha Kumari (aged 18) and Komal Kumari (aged 20), recently tied the knot in a temple in Jamui, expressing their deep love for each other. This event has attracted […]
The judgment rendered by five judges constitution bench comprising CJI DY Chandrachud, Justice SK Kaul, S Ravindra Bhat, Hima Kohli, and PS Narasimha reminded me of the character of Bhisma Pitamah who reluctantly remained on the side of injustice excusing himself for his vow, institutional limitations of the court in this case, to be the protector of Hastinapur. In […]
The Supreme Court pronounced its verdict on the legal recognition of same-sex marriage today ie. on 17 October. The apex court had reserved its judgment on 11 May on a batch of pleas seeking legal validation for same-sex marriage. The five-judge Constitution bench that was hearing the pleas comprised Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices […]
The apex court had reserved its judgment on 11 May on a batch of pleas seeking legal validation for same-sex marriage NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court pronounced its verdict on the legal recognition of same-sex marriage today ie. on 17 October. The apex court had reserved its judgment on 11 May on a batch of […]
Ashwini Upadhyay said that Indian culture is very different from western culture where homosexual marriages are common NEW DELHI: Following the Supreme Court’s verdict denying marriage as a fundamental right, and in essence, denying same-sex couples the right to marry on Tuesday, senior advocate Ashwini Upadhyay hailed the judgment, thanking the SC of safeguarding “India’s […]
The Supreme Court is announcing its decision on Tuesday regarding a collection of petitions that seek the legal validation of same-sex marriage.
In February, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court for formulating rules for the registration of live-in relationships in India. It also sought mandatory registration of such partnerships. On the other side, a batch of Writ Petitions in the SC seeks recognition of same-sex marriages in India, which has been referred to a 5-judge […]
Interfering with the present system – which is governed by personal laws – “would cause complete havoc with the delicate balance of personal laws in the country and in accepted societal values”, said the government.