Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: LGBT

Gujarat bride Kshama Bindu is ready to marry herself but priest, parivar, politician angry

BJP leader Sunita Shukla said this goes against Hinduism and that such acts will reduce the population of Hindus.

Apple, Google & Microsoft oppose Texas anti-transgender order

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said Thursday that he was 'deeply concerned' about laws being enacted across the US that affect members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Bobby was Bigg Boss’s first gay darling. Today, Salman Khan’s season 15 lacks LGBT+ celebs

In the past, Bigg Boss seasons were hotbeds of conversations around sexuality. But where are they after the abolition of section 377.

Modi govt still against gay lawyer Kirpal’s elevation as HC judge, tells CJI as much

In response to CJI Bobde's letter, Centre is said to have conveyed apprehensions over Saurabh Kripal’s appointment as judge on the ground that his male partner is a foreign national.

No women, LGBT representation — criminal law review panel criticised for lack of diversity

Three letters have been written by former judges and lawyers questioning the central government-appointed panel's composition and proposed functioning.

Legalising gay sex expected to boost India’s ‘Pink Economy’

Indian businesses, MNCs and government have an opportunity to profit from the Supreme Court ruling to decriminalise homosexuality.

Ruby Rose is the first openly gay woman to play Batwoman. India needs to take notes

Our country isn't even ready to see a woman superhero on screen, forget a lesbian one.

RSS has changed its position on homosexuality. Can Islamic clerics do the same?

Questions on homosexuality are routinely posed to those who support RSS, such questions are not posed often enough to Islamists and their apologists.

My family built a palace similar to Windsor Castle. I’m making it a safe house for LGBTQA

When I came out some years ago, my parents publicly disowned me and disinherited me from the ancestral property, writes Manvendra Gohil.

GLOBAL PULSE: Comey’s G-Man act, Corbyn loses but wins big and Kenya’s Lunatic Express

JAMES COMEY PLAYS BOTH G-MAN AND VICTIM The Washington Post said Comey's was a it the “performance of a lifetime”.

On Camera


File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.