Free Press Journal
  • Section 377 verdict: The battle has only begun

    The Supreme Court judgement that has now decriminalised sexual acts between consenting adults of the same sex is being widely welcomed across the nation. The words of the Justices written across 495 pages are likely to be quoted again and again for the clear and forthright manner in which they offer a broad, expansive, liberal and dynamic interpretation of the Constitution and a powerful reiteration of the guarantees of equality and fundamental

  • Top court quotes philosophers, writers in judgement on gay sex

    While reading out the judgment, Justice D Y Chandrachud quoted the lyrics of ‘Ashes Of The Gay’ by Leonard Cohen and mentioned Vikram Seth’s poem “Through Love’s Great Power”, which was written after the apex court had refused to review its decision which had criminalised gay sex in 2013.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Law Minister loses cool on triple talaq bill, draws flak

    New Delhi :In a surprise outburst towards the end of the monsoon session, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday spurted his anger at the Opposition scuttling passage of the triple talaq bill despite the government conceding amendments it had sought.

  • Raghuram Rajan

    ‘I may have resigned if note ban was thrust’

    The former RBI Governor said it would be inappropriate for him to give the details of the discussion, but did acknowledge that there was no agreement between him and the government over the subject.

  • Opposition corners BJP over Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on Muslim

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday termed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on Muslims ‘offensive’ and said it would bring the issue to the notice of the Election Commission.