Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicTransgender community

Topic: transgender community

Noida has a Pride Station, but India still isn’t ready for transgender colleagues

The transgender community in India doesn’t get many job offers. When they do, it lacks pay, benefits, and sometimes even leave.

Ensure no discrimination of transgender persons at Covid vaccine centres — govt to states

The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has also urged the states to conduct awareness drives especially to reach out to the transgender community about the vaccination process.

India’s trans community is getting left out of the Covid-19 vaccine drive. This is why

Just 20,269 people, in what the govt classifies as the ‘other’ category, have got vaccinated as of 17 May in a population of at least 4.87 lakh transgenders in the country.

Chhattisgarh Police recruits 13 transgender people as constables for first time

Of the successful candidates, eight belong to Raipur district, two are from Rajnandgaon and one each hail from Bilaspur, Korba and Surguja districts, Chhattisgarh's DGP said.

Imran Khan goes on a barefoot religious trip to Saudi Arabia with wife Bushra Maneka

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan’s transgenders to debut in election; Karachi is the hottest assembly seat.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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