The campaign by the transgenders was part of the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme of the Election Commission to encourage more transgenders to enrol as voters and exercise their franchise.
Published on Apr 22, 2019 11:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
In 2014, the Supreme Court recognised transgenders as a “third gender” and ensured that they enjoy constitutional rights and freedom, following which the couple decided to live together openly.
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Raipur |Press Trust of India
Transgender activists said that many people refrain from enrolling themselves due to the stigma that they face at every level.
Published on Mar 27, 2019 05:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram |Sadia Akhtar
Undergoing treatment at AIIMS Trauma Centre, she is yet to give her statement to the police. On Monday, police arrested one of the two men, an alleged member of Sunder Bhati gang, involved in the crime.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 11:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Anvit Srivastava
Arriving at Erumely early in the day, the four devotees from Ernakulam draped in their choice of attire -- saree -- were given security cover as they started their climb from Pamba at 8 am.
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Sabarimala |Indo Asian News Service
The new bill incorporated some recommendations, such as medical insurance for sex reassignment surgery, and introduction of persons with intersex variations as a distinct category.
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 12:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Dhamini Ratnam and Dhrubo Jyoti
The four identified as Ananya, Triputhi, Avantika and Ranjumol were stopped at Erumeli police station citing law and order problems.
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 12:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | Ramesh Babu
The government appealed and asked the Supreme Court to hear the case, and, pending its final decision, on Thursday requested that it suspend the rulings of the lower courts.
Published on Dec 14, 2018 10:03 AM IST
Washington |Agence France-Presse
A group of transgenders in Allahabad played good Samaritan to a minor girl from Bihar by rescuing her from a train in which she was travelling with a Jharkhand man who had allegedly bought her from her parents.
Published on Dec 08, 2018 08:06 AM IST
Bhabua (Bihar) |Prasun K Mishra
Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday said two transgenders would be provided jobs in the Supreme Court.
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 01:28 PM IST
Islamabad |Press Trust of India
The transgender suffered 80 per cent burn injuries and died while he was being taken to a hospital in Lahore.
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Lahore |Press Trust of India
Three students from third gender enrol for courses at Juhu campus.
Published on Aug 29, 2018 06:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | , MumbaiYesha Kotak
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said his government would pay Rs 2,00,000 rupees to allow people to undergo sex change procedure.
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 08:12 AM IST
Kochi/New Delhi |Reuters
I want to go out on a date with Huma Qureshi, says Kubbra Sait a.k.a Kukoo the transgender from Sacred Games
The actress says she’s learnt to respect people’s choices from the show
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 10:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Samreen Tungekar
While claims, objections and corrections procedure regarding the final NRC draft, released on July 30, will begin in August, there is no plan in place for transgender persons, whose chosen name and gender remain excluded from the draft.
Published on Jul 31, 2018 10:59 PM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Maneka Gandhi apologises for calling transgenders ‘other ones’ in Lok Sabha, says she did not snigger
The minister drew flak from the transgender community for using the word, with Meera Sanghamitra, a member of the National Alliance for People’s Movements and a trans woman, saying that Maneka Gandhi and all the MPs who “thumped and laughed must apologise”.
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 08:11 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Kubbra Sait, who plays a transgender character named Cuckoo in Sacred Games, is receiving praise for her work. Her role involved nudity also but she says that she was not apprehensive about the character.
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 08:29 PM IST
Transgender denied job as cabin crew in Air India tells SC airline’s hiring norms do not recognise category
Chennai-based engineering graduate Shanavi Ponnusamy said that the application for the screening exam for candidates for group discussion (GD) and personality aptitude test (PAT) only had male and female categories, and thus excluded her from being considered eligible.
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 10:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Bhadra Sinha
The baby was suffering from a genetic disease called congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 10:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | HT Correspondent, Jaipur
As election observers, they will observe and note down any violation of rights or acts of discrimination against vulnerable sections of society at polling stations during the polls.
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 08:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad |Imtiaz Ahmad
Scarlett Johansson has dismissed criticism over her choosing to play a transgender man in a new film.
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 01:18 PM IST
Asian News International | HT Correspondent, Washington Dc
Sathyasri Sharmila waited for over a decade before feeling confident enough to register with Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (BCTNP).
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 07:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai |M Manikandan
Out of 13 transgenders who will contest the Pakistan general elections this year, two will contest for the National Assembly, while the rest will try their luck for provincial assemblies.
Updated on May 24, 2018 12:29 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Islamabad | HT Correspondent
HT had reported that the university has decided to have a box in its admission forms allowing students to identify themselves as transgenders
Updated on May 23, 2018 12:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiYesha Kotak
The court was referring to the transgender’s plea seeking change of name and gender in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Delhi University (DU) records.
Updated on May 22, 2018 08:57 AM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directs health secretary to probe the incident that took place at Government Doon Medical College and submit report
Updated on May 04, 2018 09:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | Anupam Trivedi
“We are following the footsteps of our founder and believe that everyone has an equal right to education,” said Dr Meena Kute, registrar, SNDT Women’s University.
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 12:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiYesha Kotak and Shreya Soni
Ground realities also need to change, such as the staff at PAN card application centres need to receive clear directives on being sensitive towards transgender persons
Published on Apr 13, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
New rules, called Income Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2018, shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazette.
Published on Apr 10, 2018 03:25 PM IST
Kerala teacher Rajith Kumar said women in jeans degrade their womanhood, give birth to transgenders.
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 06:10 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram, Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent