Supreme Court collegium treads cautiously on appointing judge who is gay
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 8:24 PM
The Supreme Court may have decriminalised homosexuality, but its collegium is being extremely cautious in appointing a judge, who is gay, to the Delhi High Court. ET has learnt that the SC collegium, which has deferred its decision on the proposed judgeship of this well-known lawyer thrice in the past 10 months, has asked the government for additional information.
Brunei To Punish Gay Sex And Adultery With Death By Stoning
Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:50 PM
Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, authorities said, under a strict Sharia law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism. Rights groups reacted in horror Wednesday to the latest hardline move from the resource-rich nation on Borneo, which practises a stricter brand of Islam than its neighbours Malaysia and Indonesia.