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TopicTransgender Bill

Topic: Transgender Bill

Swachh Bharat’s first transgender toilets in MP is a giant leap: IAS officer

For decades, policy-making in India has treated transgenders as invisible while allocating funds for creation of public facilities. But inclusivity can't be reduced to a token exercise.

‘Murder of gender justice’ — activists urge President Kovind not to sign transgender bill

Trans-rights activists say the transgender bill will lead to complete disenfranchisement of the community.

Bill to protect rights of transgenders passed in Rajya Sabha

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, aims to provide a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders.

In Pictures: Delhi Queer Pride Parade takes on Transgender Bill 2019

The parade saw people march in support of trans rights and express their disapproval of the Transgender Bill 2019, calling it dehumanising and regressive.

‘Unscientific & regressive’ — why transgenders bill tabled in Rajya Sabha is contentious

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 was tabled in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, three months after the Lok Sabha cleared it.

‘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. 

Bill to protect & empower transgenders introduced in Lok Sabha

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reportedly wanted to oppose the introduction of the bill but couldn't as his party was protesting the Karnataka crisis.

Gurcharan Das wants a ‘strong state’ & Sajjid Chinoy wants a new policy agenda

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

On Women’s Day, I want a transgender law that won’t hurt one’s sense of self: Apsara Reddy

The Transgender Persons Bill puts the onus on a medical officer to tell trans individuals if they're 'good enough' to be who they truly are!

How 3 bills violate the rights of the very people they seek to empower

Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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