West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

Transgender admission

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed Calcutta University to state by Friday whether it was ready to admit transgender candidates seeking admission to MPhil courses as part of the quota for other ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.19

Gender diversity in the workplace

You are known as a champion of workplace inclusivity. For anyone who still needs to be convinced, why is it so important?This is something I’ve always been passionate about as an individual, even wh...
By Karen Christensen

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Transgender drive to clear civic dues

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, which runs the capital city of Odisha, has assigned 11 transgender persons to persuade tax defaulters to cough up their dues.The corporation and the collectors a...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

Growing up as a transgender man in India

I was thinking about writing a piece or article about my experience for many days. But I had been unable to write it because for a person like me, it is not easy to write. I am writing this mostly for...
By Anonymous

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.19

Gender-wise data on child sexual abuse: a step forward

Society’s values are riddled with contradictions. Since it is an established fact that women — and girls — are at the receiving end of violent sexual abuse and oppression, the institutional focu...
By The Editorial Board


Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Ration and help for transgender people

Fifty members of the transgender community collected dry ration on Friday as part of an initiative to help them during the lockdown.The members from across south Calcutta came to Amra Odbhut Cafe ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Who are the women beggars?

The author is a doctoral researcher in Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
By Sabina Y. Rahman

World  /  Published 28.12.19

News that made us hopeful

A Mighty Chief...
in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.19

Business to overcome bias

Bullied in school, abandoned by parents and harassed at the workplace, the story is similar for most transgender persons. Several such tales of struggle and discrimination were shared at an entrpreneu...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.19

Transgender Bill: The worries

One of the founding principles upon which the ideal of Indian democracy rests is the fundamental right of all citizens to be free of discrimination in every sphere of public life. And yet, the transge...
By The Editorial Board


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