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Gay sex illegal, rules SC
Says Section 377 constitutionally valid; Parliament free to drop it; triggers outrage
New Delhi, December 11
The Supreme Court today restored the Constitutional validity of Section 377 of the IPC, under which homosexual acts are a criminal offence punishable with life term, noting that Parliament had chosen to retain it despite amending the IPC as many as 30 times since 1950.
Activists protest against Supreme Court's verdict on homosexuality in New Delhi on Wednesday. Activists protest against Supreme Court's verdict on homosexuality in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI

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Stunned community calls it a �black day�
New Delhi, December 11
Overwhelming emotions of pain and grief filled the air outside the Supreme Court where scores of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders had assembled since morning in the hope of clinching a life-changing verdict that would guarantee them equal rights under India�s Constitution.

Sharif presses for NSA-level talks with India on terror
Islamabad, December 11
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Islamabad and New Delhi should institutionalise a mechanism of meetings between their national security advisers to discuss matters related to terrorism as it would help allay concerns of the two sides.

AAP eyes bigger arena, to fight LS polls
New Delhi, December 11
Buoyed by its performance in the Delhi Assembly elections, the debutant Aam Aadmi Party today declared to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on "broom" symbol. At an event to mark his party's thumping victory this evening, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal urged people to contribute monetarily to the party fund besides offering their time and service so that it could replicate its Delhi performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

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AAP supporters during the party's victory rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. AAP supporters during the party's victory rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI

Land grab probe: HC slams Punjab for double standards
Chandigarh, December 11
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday admonished the Punjab Government once again for its double standards on probe in land grab matters.

Militants kill CRPF man in Kashmir
Srinagar, December 11
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer was killed and a jawan injured in a suspected militant attack at Nowgam on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway today.

Kabaddi over gender of Pak women team players at World Cup
Bathinda, December 11
The kabaddi associations of Punjab and England engaged in a war of words today over the demand for gender identification of some Pakistan women team players.


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