India  /  Published 29.08.21

Delhi: Trans persons get separate toilets

 In a bid to enhance accessibility to passengers belonging to the transgender community, the DMRC has allowed them access to separate toilet facilities at its metro stations, which were hitherto ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.08.21

Transgender activist gunned down

Bike-borne youths gunned down Sumana Dhar, a transgender person, when she was about to step into her house in Sabitri Pally in Nimta, about 16km north from the heart of Calcutta, on Sunday evening. S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

HC: cameras in public vehicles

The division bench of acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Arijit Banerjee of Calcutta High Court asked the state transport authorities on Friday to consider if CCTV cameras could be fitted ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.07.21

Kerala: Trans activist dead

Noted trans activist Anannyah Kumari Alex, Kerala's first radio jockey from the third gender community, was found dead at her apartment in Ernnakulam district, following which the government order...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Transcending Boundaries

"Since I became Mahamandaleshwar, I have become more patient, more Indian in my outlook than Western, and I have started to comprehend myself make sense of who I really am…. As...
By Priyam Marik


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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