Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: LGBTQ

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan review: Perfect primer for Indians to talk about homosexuality

This Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar-starrer will make you laugh out loud and think twice about how accepting Indian parents really are.

Fear of anti-CAA protest pushes Mumbai Pride Parade out of 11-year-old venue

As Mumbai Police denies permission amid fears of anti-CAA, NRC, NPR sloganeering at August Kranti Maidan, a solidarity gathering will be held at Azad Maidan Saturday.

Tata Steel introduces new company policy for LGBTQ+ employees

The new Tata Steel policy has asked LGBTQ+ employees to list their partners with the company to avail benefits such as health check-ups, medical aid, adoption leave, new-born parent and child care leave.

‘Even the definition is off the mark’ — why transgenders are upset with Modi govt bill

Members of the community say the Modi government’s Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill overlooks several of their grievances. 

ICJ suggests decriminalising sex work & making RTE Act gender-neutral in report on LGBTQ

The International Commission of Jurists released a report Saturday, recommending several measures to ensure that the LGBTQ community doesn’t face discrimination.

Hey #MeToo activists, there’s a lot you don’t know about sex and assault in India

Members of the LGBT community tell ThePrint how they grapple with sexual assault and harassment in the times of #MeToo.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga shows Bollywood is finally understanding sexuality

It is not the task of Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao-starrer 'Ek Ladki...' to break all stereotypes about sexuality, but it has set the ball rolling.

Justice Murlidhar, the Delhi HC judge whose transfer split Supreme Court collegium

The Delhi HC judge, known for 'bold pronouncements', is at the heart of the latest row in the judiciary as proposals to transfer him have been stalled.

Here’s how homosexuals in Indian military can be punished

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has ruled out inclusion of gay soldiers in military, saying Indian Army is not “westernised”, and was “conservative” .

Army chief rules out gay sex, adultery in Indian Army

General Bipin Rawat says Indian Army ‘conservative’ not ‘westernised’, asserts that offenders will continue to be punished under relevant sections of Army Act.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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