Why is the Supreme Court set to Re-Examine Section 377 of IPC?

RTIwala Explains: The Supreme Court is all set to reconsider the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The controversial section is based on criminalizing homosexuality. Owing to fresh petitions relating to the citizen’s Right to Privacy, the country’s apex court has decided to review earlier judgments. What is Section 377 of the IPC? The Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code was introduced during the British Rule and criminalizes “sexual activities against nature”. “Section 377 of the IPC refers to ‘unnatural offences’ and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against…

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