Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicTransgender Rights

Topic: Transgender Rights

Gender-neutral toilets, Cisgender, Agender: What junked NCERT manual for teachers explained

NCERT manual was to sensitise teachers about transgender students but has since been removed after a rap from the NCPCR, the national child rights body.  

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.

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.

Watch your language when you describe anti-trans feminists

The so-called TERFs think the term is inaccurate too: they insist that they’re not trans-exclusionary because they include trans men in the category of women.

‘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.

PM Imran Khan’s sister owns benami property in Dubai, says Pakistan’s probe agency

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Transgender model’s movie wins global award; tweets saying Israeli aircraft in Pak airspace sparks massive row.

The Trans Bill sets the rights of the community back by 50 years

The Trans Bill defines trans people in a way that is so insulting and derogatory that it is beyond belief.

Global Pulse: Money is the reason for Trump’s transgender military ban, refugees are now Merkel’s foes, and anxious American Muslims

FROM CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE TO FINANCIAL BURDEN: HOW TRUMP CHANGED DISCOURSE ON TRANSGENDER INCLUSION IN MILITARY Donald Trump has reversed yet another policy decision ushered...

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File image of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani | Photo: ANI

How Mukesh Ambani will split his empire to avoid father’s ‘folly’

Ambani this week put in motion his own succession plan -- eldest Akash to helm Jio, twin Isha expected to head retail while youngest Anant to preside over oil-to-chemicals business.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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