Insights Daily Current Events, December 12, 2013

ARCHIVES December 12, 2013 NATIONAL Supreme Court sets aside Delhi HC verdict decriminalizing gay sex In a major setback to gay rights activists, the Supreme Court has held that homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is illegal and will continue to be an offence. …

The Big Picture – Supreme Court judgement: Have Gay Rights taken a beating?

Guests: Colin Gonsalves (Human Rights Lawyer, Supreme Court) ; T R Kakkar (Former Delhi Police Commissioner) ; Father Stanley Kozhichira (Media Director, Archdiocese of Delhi) ; Prof. Sanjay Srivastava (Professor of Sociology, Institute of Economic Growth) ; Vrinda Gopinath (Editor, Altgaze.com) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XutEz0jGgNs&w=560&h=315] Courtesy and Source: Rajya Sabha TV

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 12, December 2013 1. Do you think the recent ¬†judgement by the Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of Section 377¬†of the Indian Penal Code¬†is a blow to the liberal values and human rights? Substantiate. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu¬†2 The Hindu¬†3 2. What do you understand by the phrase ‘¬†fiscal consolidation’? How is …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 11, 2013

ARCHIVES December 11, 2013 NATIONAL Critical view over the ‚ÄėRole of Media in a Democratic country like India‚Äô Despite the proliferation of media houses in India, what is actually missing is the ‚Äėdiversity of opinion.‚Äô The media is not living upto it‚Äôs guiding principles of journalism- ‚Äúcomment is free, but facts are sacred‚ÄĚ (as told …