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How Newspapers Looked the Morning After SC Verdict on Section 377

A look at the front pages of major publications, the morning after history was made and Section 377 was read down.

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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

The Times Of India: Independence Day-II

Hindustan Times: Rainbow Nation

The Telegraph: Equality

The Hindu: SC Decriminalises Homosexuality

Hindustan: Homosexuality Is Not a Crime Anymore

Dainik Jagran: Homosexuality Is No More a Crime

Dainik Bhaskar: SC Changes 158-Year-Old Law

Navodaya: Homosexuality No Longer a Crime

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