India’s first transgender bureaucrat plans to get married After 377 Order

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BHUBANESHWAR: India’s first bureaucrat transgender wanted to tie in a nuptial knot with her boyfriend. Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan, 34, presently deputy commissioner(in-charge) of GST in Paradip circle of Odisha commercial tax department, made a major life decision based on the verdict on Section 377. When the law was scrapped by the Supreme Court of India last week, she… Read more »

SC allows transgender, to amend plea, denied job as cabin crew in Air India

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today allowed a transgender, who had undergone sex change in 2014, to amend her plea challenging Air India’s decision to deny her a job as a cabin crew to assail the grounds of conducting personality test for third gender candidates by the national carrier. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra… Read more »

Over 60 or transgender? Get free legal aid in Haryana

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All senior citizens and transgenders in Haryana will now be eligible to get free legal services, an official said here Wednesday. Haryana State Legal Services Authority (HALSA) member-secretary H.S. Bhangoo said the state government has amended the Haryana State Legal Services Rules, 1966, to include senior citizens and transgenders in the list of people eligible… Read more »