Special Marriage Act

Same sex marriage: SC reserves verdict

Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan have opposed the legal recognition of same-sex marriages in the country whereas Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Sikkim had sought more time to give their opinion on same-sex marriage issue.

Privacy and a public notice

A controversial provision, it has been challenged, most recently in the Supreme Court, on grounds of its constitutional validity for being in contravention of Article 21 of the Constitution of India