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Legal status for Transgenders

India Supreme Court recognizes legal status for transgender people The Supreme Court of India [official website] issued a ruling [opinion, PDF] on Tuesday recognizing the country’s large transgender population as a legal third gender. In so ruling, the court ordered that the government ensure that transgender people are not discriminated against and are eligible for government jobs and education in the same way as it does with other minority groups. It also ordered that the government take steps to promote […]

Loss of habitat

The staggering growth in the human population throughout tiger range countries means less space for the tiger and the depletion of its prey forcing it into conflict with humans. Tiger habitat is being overtaken by agricultural land, timber cutting, access routes, human settlement and hydroelectric dams – all of which have contributed to a 93% loss of the historic tiger range over the last 100 years. All of this is creating small pockets of land in which tigers now live […]

India and its incredible pollution problem

Incredible India! is the Indian government’s marketing slogan to attract tourism. And I agree. India is truly incredible in countless ways, both captivating and heartbreaking. Ten days ago I returned from my annual study tour with university students to India and my mind continues to sort memories, questions and concerns. Meeting families in the slums of Chennai, visiting Japanese companies and diplomats, staying at rural development projects and getting to know Indian law students through study, laughter and dance, each […]

India 3rd on black money

WASHINGTON: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year period from 2003 to 2012 has risen to $439.59 billion (Rs 28 lakh crore), as per the latest estimates released by the Global Financial Integrity (GFI). Russia is on […]

Uber Banned in Delhi as CEO Vows Justice for Rape Victim

The Delhi state government banned Uber Technologies Inc. immediately from operating in the Indian capital after a passenger accused one of its drivers of raping her two days ago. The company is also “blacklisted” from providing transport services in the future, according to a statement from Delhi’s Transport Department. Uber’s co-founder today joined Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh in vowing justice for the victim, 26, who told authorities that she fell asleep in the taxi and woke up to find […]

Kashmir Handicrafts

Kashmir handicrafts are prized everywhere for their exquisite craftsmanship. Kashmir carpets, in both wool and silk with their Persian design, are a lifetime investment and the shoppers’ selection ranges from the simple to the most extraordinary intricate patterns handed down the generations. The papier-mâché items ranges from jewelry boxes to mirror frames, a range of intricately carved walnut wood furniture and accessories, stone jewelry boxes, beautiful woolen shawls, crewel embroidery on furnishing material.

Assam Violence: 36 people killed by Bodo militants in Assam

There seems to be no end to the bloodbath in Assam as nine more bodies have been found in Baksa district today, taking the total death toll to 42 in the last 36 hours. Nine more bodies were recovered in Baksa district in Assam on Saturday in the sectarian violence unleashed presumably by Bodo tribal militants.Tension has gripped the Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) comprising Kokrajhar, Baksa, Chirang and Udalguri since Thursday after gunmen attacked immigrant Muslims after they allegedly […]

Rights of Women in India – Think Radically

India is in the middle of a radical change taking place in its development and global stature. As a result, all citizens should be decisive in their approach and make full use of this opportunity to help in the overall progress of the nation. Gender inequality continues to be a major issue in the Indian society. For decades, women have been kept confined to the limits of their homes thanks to meaningless beliefs and religious customs. There have been innumerable […]