Gay activists disappointed with SC verdict on homosexuality

  New Delhi: The NGO, which was the first tofile the petition for decriminalising section 377 of IPC, today expressed dissatisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence. “We are disappointed with the judgement. We think the judgement is not correct in law. […]

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela, a global symbol of resistance against injustice who brought an end to the much-despised apartheid regime in South Africa and served as the country’s first black president, died today at his home here following a lengthy illness. He was 95. “Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation, […]