Section 377
Opinion  /  Published 27.06.22

The third sex

Debates on same-sex marriage in traditional societies such as ours have more to do with cultural moorings than logically conclusive arguments. Prima facie, marriage is the most prominent form of ...
By Anita Tagore

People  /  Published 07.12.21

I swore I would not make another film: Nandita Das

Das also spoke about her involvement in the ‘Dark is Beautiful’ campaign, recalling how she was initially unsure about whether the issue deserved standalone attention, but realised its imp...
By Upasya Bhowal

India  /  Published 10.01.19

No gay sex in army: Gen. Bipin Rawat

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Thursday said gay sex and adultery wouldn’t be allowed in the force, months after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and struck down a colonial-era adulter...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Cure and curse: Sexual identities

Roadblocks on the path of holistic progress in India are far too common. As a result, even concerted efforts to protect the fundamental rights of citizens often fail to achieve their goal. This was ev...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.18

Overcoming a jaundiced morality

The progress of society is predicated on the ability of law to reform itself. The need for reform, in turn, arises out of infirmities in statute books. The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Se...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 01.11.18

Sabarimala, the judiciary, and public opinion

The suggestion that the higher judiciary is unresponsive to public sentiment — an important element in democratic functioning — has been frequently heard, and not merely from the lips of those who...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.18

Isn't bipartisanship the biggest revolution?

Diksha Bijlani is a former Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament (LAMP) Fellow, a graduate in Applied Psychology from Gargi College, Delhi University, and a student of Masters in Public Policy...
By Diksha Bijlani

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Out in the open

Ever since the Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional insofar as consensual sex between adult persons of the same sex was concerned, it was as if a veil was lifte...
By Soumitra Das

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.18

The government's bank merger spree

Sir — Last year, the government decided to merge six banks with the State Bank of India. Now even before problems arising out of that move have been ironed out, the Centre has proposed a merger of t...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

Growing up as a transgender man in India

I was thinking about writing a piece or article about my experience for many days. But I had been unable to write it because for a person like me, it is not easy to write. I am writing this mostly for...
By Anonymous


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