Justice GS Singhvi, known for his bold but compassionate approach towards the weak and downtrodden, ended his six-year stint at the Supreme Court with a verdict reversing a Delhi high court judgment that decriminalised consensual gay sex.
In a Hindustantimes.com poll conducted today, over 80% of the respondents answered in the negative, when asked whether they agree with the Supreme Court's order of criminalising homosexuality again.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day and the Rajya Sabha till 2pm as members raised a din over various issues, including Telangana and the arrest of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lanka Navy.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had a narrow escape at New Delhi's IGI Airport while returning from Rae Bareli in a private business jet, according to media reports on Thursday.
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike pressing for passage in Parliament for Jan Lokpal Bill entered third day today.