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Transgender
Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.21

Ranchi: Lok Adalat gets trans member

In a first for Jharkhand, a transgender person became a member of a National Lok Adalat bench, organised by the District Legal Services Authority at the Ranchi civil court on Saturday. Amruta Alpesh ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

LGBT persons feel left out of polls

A brief mention in the party manifesto but not a single candidate in 294 seats. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) community on Tuesday gave a scat...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar , Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 10.03.21

Transgender anchor in Bangla TV

Bangladesh’s first transgender news anchor hopes her regular appearances on national television will help other trans people gain greater acceptance in a country where they often face discrimina...
By Reuters in Dhaka

India  /  Published 27.01.21

Transgender fee job

Meghna, a member of Swikruti, a transgender help group, said: “When the tender for the parking lots was invited, we did not have the required 40 per cent money to deposit with the BMC. Then we a...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.01.21

Sadhus divided over transgender sect

Serious differences have cropped up within the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, the highest body of sadhus in the country, over recognising the Kinnar Akhara, a group of transgender sadhus, as an inde...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Plight of transgender inmates

Some of the key findings of the report, based on RTI answers from 28 states and six Union Territories ⚫Between May 2018 and April 2019, a total of 214 transgender persons were incarcerated in jails...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.20

Good riddance: Donald Trump defeated

With Donald Trump defeated in the 2020 presidential elections, joyous parades spread on to the streets across the United States of America. Happiness and the sense of a burden being lifted were felt s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.20

Abandoned, now messiah of poor

The children stay in a particular part of the locality inhabited by the transgender. “The children are looked after by other transgenders staying in my neighbourhood when I along with other mem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Traffic cop held on molest complaint by transpeople

The additional officer-in-charge of a city police traffic guard has been arrested on charges of assault and outraging the modesty of transpeople on Central Avenue on Monday night. The officer has bee...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bowbazar

World  /  Published 29.08.20

Rowling returns US award after criticism

J.K. Rowling has returned the Ripple of Hope Award from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights after the group criticised the author for her recent comments on transgender people. Rowling was bestowed with t...
By PTI in London


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