Kiren Rijiju

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Kiren Rijiju Shares View On 'Same-Sex Marriage Issue

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju gave his statement on the recent same-sex marriage controversial issue. On March 18, addressing the media, Kiren Rijiju said, " same-sex marriage is a matter that should be left to the wisdom of the people of the country."  He said, "The Supreme Court has its own authority. We are not supposed to encroach on its territory," Notably, the SC is reviewing the matter.

Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 02:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kiren Rijiju, same-sex marriage, Comments, Indian government, Supreme Court

Courtesy: India Today

Supriya Sule

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NCP’s Supriya Sule Brings Bill To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

NCP leader Supriya Sule introduced a private member’s bill that seeks to give equal rights of marriage to the LGBTQIA+ community. Proposed in the parliament on April 1, the bill demanded to replace the words husband, wife and suggested solemnizing such marriages and fixing the age of marriage at 21 years for both men,18 years in case of women. This Act may be called the Special Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2022.

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 02:22 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Supriya Sule, bill, same-sex marriage, legalise

Courtesy: Zee News

Same Sex Marriage

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Centre Given '2 Weeks' In Livestreaming Same-Sex Marriage Petitions Issue

In an application filed before the Hon'ble High Court of Delhi seeking live streaming of proceedings of petitions pertaining to the recognition of same-sex marriages, Delhi HC has given two weeks of time for the Centre to respond. The order has come after Delhi HC notified the centre in November, 2021, and received no response. The petitioner stated that this matter is of "national importance", which will "affect large population".

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 08:16 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Centre, Delhi HC, same-sex marriage, Livestreaming, parliament

Courtesy: ANI

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Centre Opposes PIL Seeking Recognition For Same-Sex Marriage In Delhi HC

The Centre has opposed a PIL filed by Abhijit Iyer Mitra and three others in Delhi HC seeking recognition of same-sex marriage under Indian Marriage Acts. The government said that having same-sex relationships did not comply with the "Indian family unit concept". Moreover, it stated that the petitioners could not claim same-sex marriage as fundamental right despite decriminalization of section 377 and that the matter should be solved… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi High Court, Government of India, same-sex marriage, Marriage Act

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LGBTQ Community And Delhi HC

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Delhi HC Asks Centre, State Last Time To File Reply On Same-Sex Marriage PIL

The Delhi High Court has asked the Union and the state government last time to file a reply against the PIL filed for the recognition and registration of same-sex marriages in India. Granting three-week time, the court on January 8 asked the governments to file a counter-affidavit and scheduled the next hearing on February 25. The PIL was filed by Abhijit Iyer-Mitra and others seeking ratification of same-sex marriages under three different… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 12:39 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: same-sex marriage, Delhi High Court, LGBTQ, Hindu Marriage Act

Courtesy: The Indian Express