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    Of gay, gaiety and glamour

    Mihir Bholey We, the people of India, are feeling gay, naïvely gay. And why shouldn’t we? After all we have ensured the demolition of formidable bastion of ethics, morality, scruples, taboos and everything else that comes in way of individual’s liberty. Soon there will be many more bastions of virtues crumbling and falling on the

    SC notice to Centre on Delhi HC verdict on gay sex

    Source: PTI Date: 09 July 2009 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on a petition challenging the Delhi High Court judgement legalising gay sex among the consenting adults. The apex court posted the matter for hearing on July 20. The Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said that any

    Oil India gives Rs 1 cr to cancer institute

    Oil India Limited, as a part of its golden jubilee year corporate social responsibility initiatives, today handed over a cheque of Rs 1 crore to B Barooah Cancer Institute. The money would be used by the hospital for introducing a well-equipped ICU for postoperative support and treatment of neutropenic patients following chemotherapy and radiology. OIL

    Minor Dalit girl exploited; police fail to act

    A minor Dalit girl has been sexually exploited and left in the lurch in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. According to the victim, the police, instead of helping her get justice, are harassing her in connivance with the accused. Pittla Aurna, the minor Dalit girl of Ananthnagar in Siricilla town of Karimnagar district fell in

    Liberhan report likely to dominate Budget session beginning today

    Parliament begins on Thursday its first budget session after the elections in what is expected to be a smooth affair with opposition parties subdued after the poll defeat but the Liberhan Commission report may provide some trigger for political crossfire. Essentially the month-long session has been called to transact the railway and general budgets, the

    Dalit woman gang raped,beaten to death

    Lucknow: A Dalit woman was gang raped by four men and later beaten to death in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said Friday. The woman, 25, was raped at her home in Badrikapurwa village of the state’s Sitapur district, about 100 km from Lucknow. “Kunjilal, a resident of the same village, along with his three friends