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California jogger arrested for fatal shooting of a homeless man

68-year-old jogger arrested for fatally shooting a homeless man in Orange County amid increasing hate crime.

Increase in hate crimes targeting Orange County's vulnerable communities(HT photo)
Published on Nov 24, 2023 09:54 PM IST

On marriage equality, a missed opportunity

Given the nuances of existing laws and the legislative vacuum, the Supreme Court could have resorted to judicial legislation of same-sex marriage,

The SC was reluctant to interfere with the provisions of progressive legislation like the SMA, even while it accepted the concerns of the petitioners. (PTi)
Published on Oct 23, 2023 10:00 PM IST

Waves of disappointment as SC denies marriage equality

50-odd-strong club of people pushed the SC to legalise same-sex unions in a country that criminalised homosexuality with life imprisonment before September 2018

Media personnel stand outside the Supreme Court as the Constitution bench reads out its verdict on same-sex marriages, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2023 06:52 AM IST
By, Dhamini Ratnam

Holding back on marriage equality

Supreme Court’s refusal to accord even limited recognition to queer couples and leave it instead to executive fiat is disappointing

The Supreme Court’s constitution bench that ruled on same-sex marriage comprises Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, S Ravindra Bhat, Hima Kohli and PS Narasimha (Supreme Court)
Published on Oct 17, 2023 10:17 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Marriage Equality: A personal account of a life everyone deserves

Minita Sanghvi lived through a time when marriage was illegal in some US states. The absence of equality in the eyes of the law is a tough terrain to negotiate

The author, with her spouse, Megan and son, Jamie. (Minita Sanghvi)
Published on Oct 17, 2023 12:23 PM IST
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