How Newspapers Looked the Morning After SC Verdict on Section 377
Newspaper headlines, the morning after history was made.
Newspaper headlines, the morning after history was made.(Photo: Meghnad Bose/The Quint)

How Newspapers Looked the Morning After SC Verdict on Section 377

There was never going to be any question as to what the front page headlines of Indian newspapers would cover, on the morning of 7 September 2018. Not when the Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, effectively decriminalising homosexuality in the second-most populous country in the world!

So here’s a look at the front pages of major publications, the morning after history was made.

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The Indian Express: Love At First Right

(Photo: The Indian Express)

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The Times Of India: Independence Day-II

(Photo: The Times of India)

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Hindustan Times: Rainbow Nation

(Photo: Hindustan Times)

The Telegraph: Equality

(Photo: The Telegraph)

The Hindu: SC Decriminalises Homosexuality

(Photo: The Hindu)

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Hindustan: Homosexuality Is Not a Crime Anymore

(Photo: Hindustan)

Dainik Jagran: Homosexuality Is No More a Crime

(Photo: Dainik Jagran)

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Dainik Bhaskar: SC Changes 158-Year-Old Law

(Photo: Dainik Bhaskar)

Navodaya: Homosexuality No Longer a Crime

(Photo: Navodaya)

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