New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during  a press conference after the RBI Central Board Meeting in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan(PTI8_10_2014_000081b)

Indian minister says country’s gay sex ban needs to be ‘reconsidered’

Arun Jaitley says India cannot simply ‘nudge off’ its LGBT community. India’s finance minister has spoken out against the harsh laws criminalising gay sex in the country. Arun Jaitley says that the country must reconsider the “conservative” ruling made by the Supreme Court in 2013, as it ignores the needs of “millions of people” across