Issues in same-sex marriage

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: IE  Context: A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by CJI will hear a batch of petitions seeking legal recognition for same-sex marriage.   Background: The Court has been hearing multiple petitioners’ requests for legal recognition …

Same-sex marriages can rock societal values: Centre

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Social Justice – vulnerable sections   Source: The Hindu Context: The Centre has opposed the Supreme Court pleas seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage, saying it would cause complete havoc with the delicate balance of personal laws and accepted societal values. According to the government marriage between a biological man and …

SC transfers to itself all pleas related to same-sex marriage

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: TH    Direction: The article highlights the background of which the issue of same-sex marriages reached before the courts in India and also highlights countries around the world which recognise same-sex marriages.    Context: …