Breaking: Supreme Court to reconsider Koushal, issues notice in challenge to Section 377

Murali Krishnan January 8 2018
Section 377

In a major development, the Supreme Court today said that it will reconsider its 2013 judgment in Suresh Kumar Koushal, wherein it had upheld the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises homosexuality.

In a 2016 petition filed by five persons challenging Section 377, the Court issued notice to the Centre and referred the matter to a larger Bench. Senior Advocates Arvind Datar and Kapil Sibal, along . . .

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