Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.


Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence


Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
follow us on
reach us on app store
» » News18 Shorts

Watch: Off Centre With Anjali Gopalan

Jul 21, 2018 08:52 PM IST India India

A five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has just finished hearing a bunch of petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. This British era law makes homosexuality a criminal offence. There’s a sense that after a decades-long legal battle, the LGBTQ community may finally be able to live openly and without fear of being criminally persecuted. Recent judgments on Right to Privacy and transgender rights are expected to have a positive impact on the Supreme Court’s outlook. The stand taken by the Government of India, where it has left this specific issue up to the “wisdom of the courts”, is seen as a positive sign. On Off Centre, Anuradha SenGupta talks to Anjali Gopalan, the founder of the Naz Foundation, that’s been at the forefront of this battle. Gopalan says decriminalisation, if it does happen, is a small first step towards equal rights.

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results