Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicTransgender community

Topic: transgender community

Reshaping lives and empowering the Transgender community

Literacy India was established in 1996 as a non-profit organization with the primary objective of providing education, employ-enablement and empowerment to vulnerable communities.

‘Rights are paper tigers unless given teeth by courts’: Full text of Justice Chandrachud speech

Speaking at an event in King's College, London, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud discussed the Supreme Court's role in the protection of human rights for various sections of India.

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.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.