30 January 2023


Search Results for Tag : Transgender

Judgments

Right to life includes the right to live with dignity.(02.02.2021)

In the present case, CSIR–UGC NET has not provided reservation to transgender community. There was no reason for there being no reservation, age relax.....

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Statute

The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015(31.12.2015)

Approved by the Rajya Sabha earlier in the year, The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 201.....

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Cabinet approves Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016(20.07.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the introduction of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 in Parliament.

The Bill envisages .....

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News

Madras HC Seeks Response on Extension of Covid-19 Cash Relief to Transgender Persons(21.05.2021)

Madras High Court has sought the response of the Tamil Nadu government on a plea seeking the extension of COVID-19 cash relief Rs.4000/- to transgende.....

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Instruct to Issue Revised Certificates to Transgender Persons Showing Changes: Karnataka HC(04.04.2019)

Karnataka High Court has issued a direction to Principal Secretary of Education Department to make provisions for changing name and gender of transgen.....

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Issue Revised Certificates to Transgender Persons Showing Changes in Name & Gender: Karnataka HC(04.04.2019)

Karnataka High Court has issued a direction to Principal Secretary of Education Department to make provisions for changing name and gender of transgen.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks State's Response on PIL Alleging Inadequate Funding for Transgender Community(06.04.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought response from the Assam Government on a petition alleging failure of the state authorities to maintain shelter homes for.....

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Madras HC: State Should Consider on Applications to Transgender Board(15.06.2021)

Madras High Court has said that the State should consider whether all applicants who have applied to the Transgender Board in the State by May 31, 202.....

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Delhi HC Directs to Block Defamatory Tweet, Social Media Posts Against India Today(15.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed 'TheCognate' to block the tweet in the form of infographic and other social media posts made against India Today News Ch.....

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Uttarakhand HC to State: Can Investigating Officer Determine Sex Of A Transgender By Conducting Tests(15.05.2019)

Can an investigation officer, by conducting DNA tests, determine the sex or gender of a transgender person who underwent gender reassignment surgery a.....

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Include Column for Transgenders in Name Change Form: Bombay HC(01.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has observed that the state government should take steps to include a column for transgenders in the online application form for cha.....

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Madras High Court Allows Transgender to Attending Viva for Sub-Inspector Job(08.09.2015)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to permit transgender who applied for post of sub-inspector of police to participate in viva voce subject t.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Why No Provision on Transgender Attendants on School Buses(21.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has sought details from UT Administration on objections against its proposal to deploy transgenders as attendants on school buse.....

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Delhi HC Grants Protection to 19-Year-Old Transgender Who was Brought to India from California(23.09.2015)

Delhi HC has granted protection from arrest to transgender, on her plea alleging that her father is an “influential businessman” with “deep roots in U.....

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Delhi HC: Gender Identity Key to Control One's Life(06.10.2015)

Delhi HC while deciding rescue of a US-based NRI transgender, has allowed her to immediately return to US and ordered her parents to arrange a return .....

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Madras High Court Declines Transgender Person's Request to Redo Selection Test(28.08.2017)

Madras High Court has turned down the request of a transgender person to retake a constable recruitment test, stating that allowing her to participate.....

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Madras HC Directs Tamil Nadu Government to Ensure All Transgender Persons(03.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that all transgender persons in the State are vaccinated within a period of 3 month.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea for Building Separate Public Toilet Facilities for Transgender(27.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Centre and Delhi Government on a plea seeking directions for building separate public toilet facilities fo.....

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Delhi HC Asks for Centre Response on Issuance of New Passport to Transgender Woman(27.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to respond on a petition seeking issuance of a new passport to a Transgender woman with the required changes in .....

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MP HC Directs to Provide Assistance to Transgender in Getting ID Cards(18.08.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the M.P. State Legal Service Authority to provide assistance to transgender across the State to help them in ge.....

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SC Issues Notice to Air India for Denying Job to Transgender(07.11.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Air India and the Civil Aviation Ministry on a petition by a transgender who said she was denied a cabin crew job b.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Reopening of Exclusive Transgender Clinic(06.08.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the reopening of the speciality transgender clinic at the Rajiv Gand.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Against Transgender Act(28.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Law Ministry seeking an explanation from the Government on the legality of clauses in the Transgender Persons .....

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Gauhati HC Cautions State for Non-Compliance With Directions on Benefits For Transgender Community(08.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has cautioned that it would impose costs on the State government if it failed to comply with the Court's earlier directions regardi.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019(27.11.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019. The Bill on protection of rights of transgenders was passed after a .....

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Karnataka HC Grants Time to Comply with Direction for Reservation to Transgenders for Recruitment(23.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has granted four weeks time to the state government to comply with an earlier order directing it to consider providing 1% reserva.....

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Kerala HC Upholds Right of an Individual to Live as a Transgender(14.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that transgender has the right to wander about or associate with likeminded people and cannot be compelled to be at his par.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Constitutional Validity of S. 18 of Transgender Act(21.01.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Union Government in a writ petition filed challenging the Constitutional validity of Section 18 of the Transgen.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs State to Take Steps to Treat Transgender Community as Backward Class(15.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government to take steps to treat the transgender community as socially and educationally backward class o.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Reservation for Transgender Persons in Public Appointments(28.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Delhi Government and sought its reply on a plea seeking, inter alia, reservations for transgender persons .....

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Madras HC: Transgender Persons Self-Identifying As Females Can't Be Clubbed Under Women Quota(03.03.2022)

Madras High Court has held that clubbing Transgender persons who self-identified as females under the quota for women is unconstitutional. The Court h.....

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Patna HC Directs Government to Ensure Transgender Persons Benefit Under Social Security Schemes(26.05.2020)

Patna High Court has directed the Government to ensure that the persons belonging to the Transgender community are not deprived of food grains distrib.....

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Patna HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking to Create Separate Lock Ups for Transgender Persons(11.03.2022)

Patna High Court has sought state's response in a public interest litigation seeking to create separate lock ups for transgender persons in all police.....

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Kerala Govt Sanctions Additional Two Seats Per Course for Transgender Students(06.07.2018)

Kerala Government has sanctioned additional two seats for transgenders in all course in Universities and affiliated Science and Arts Colleges.

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Telangana HC Directs State to Provide Free of Cost Ration, Food and Medicines to Transgender(04.05.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the State Government to provide food, ration and medicines to the transgender community free of cost and without ins.....

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Patna HC Issues Notice on Plea Regarding Pitiful Condition of Transgender Community(04.05.2020)

Patna High Court has issued notice to the Government of Bihar on a Petition regarding financial assistance to be provided to the transgender community.....

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Central Government Constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons(25.08.2020)

Central Government has constituted the National Council for Transgender Person under Section 16 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act,.....

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Patna HC Seeks Report on Implementation of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act(31.08.2020)

Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare pr.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Implement Provisions of Transgender Act(03.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take steps for implementation of the relevant provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protect.....

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SC: Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Persons Will Not Come Under Transgenders(30.06.2016)

SC, while clarifying 2014 order, has said that only transgenders will be treated as third gender. Gay, lesbian and bisexual persons will not come unde.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Extend Relief to Transgenders(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to extend relief under the 'Mythri scheme' for transgenders immediately on receiving applicatio.....

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Jharkhand HC Directs State Govt. to Ensure Basic Necessities for Transgenders(20.04.2020)

Jharkhand High Court has directed the State Government to ensure that the basic necessities such as food and shelter are provided to transgender peopl.....

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Allahabad High Court Denies Protection to Homosexual-Transgender Couple(03.10.2018)

Allahabad High Court has refused protection to a couple—a homosexual and a transgender— who had approached the court alleging that they were being har.....

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SC Seeks Centre’s Response in Plea for Introducing Penal Laws for Protection of Transgenders(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a Public Interest Litigation seeking to fill a void in penal law to protect transgenders from sexual.....

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Provide Reservation to Transgenders: Uttarakhand High Court(01.10.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed the State Government to provide reservation to transgenders in educational institutions and public appointments.

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Delhi HC: Transgender Person to Produce Gender Re-Assignment Certificate, Violates Article 21(12.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the Passport Rules, 1980 as they require a Transgender person to produce Gender Re-assignment certificate Surgery, is p.....

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Delhi HC: Transgender Person to Produce Gender Re-Assignment Certificate, Violates Article 21(12.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the Passport Rules, 1980 as they require a Transgender person to produce Gender Re-assignment certificate Surgery, is p.....

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Delhi HC Applies Sexual Harassment Provision of IPC to Transgenders(26.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has affirmed the application of Section 354A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 to transgender victims of sexual harassment.

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Karnataka HC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Horizontal Reservation for Transgenders(21.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to respond to an application which sought that horizontal reservation should be provided to Tra.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice on PIL for Appointments to National Council for Transgenders(22.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice in a public interest litigation seeking issuance of directions to the Centre for taking "immediate and effective .....

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Bombay HC Allows Transgender to Contest Polls as Woman Candidate(06.01.2021)

Bombay High Court has allowed a transgender to contest village panchayat polls as a Woman candidate, noting that Transgender Persons (Protection of Ri.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Tells CBSE, DU to Help Transgender Student Seeking Changes(21.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed Central Board of Secondary Education and Delhi University to work out a way to help a transgender student who is seeking.....

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Madras HC: Prosecution Rightly Invoked Prohibition of Harassment of Women Act Against Accused(23.11.2020)

Madras High Court has observed in a case that the prosecution was right in registering the case under Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Harassment of Women Ac.....

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Patna HC Asks State Govt to Enhance Economic Support to Transgender Community(18.09.2020)

Patna High Court has asked the State Government to think about enhancing the economic support to the members of the Transgender community who, "at thi.....

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Kerala HC: Transgender Persons Entitled to Participate in Sport Events in Gender of Their Choice(01.08.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that transgender persons are having equal rights to participate in competitions, and in the absence of a separate category,.....

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MAT to State: Make Clear Policy for Transgender Persons in Police Department Within Six Months(04.08.2022)

Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) has directed the State Government to take a policy decision for the post of "other genders" like transgender.....

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SC to Centre: Frame Policy for Employment of Transgender Persons(09.09.2022)

Supreme Court has asked Central Government in consultation with National Council for Transgender Persons to devise policy framework for reasonable acc.....

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Patna HC Closes PIL Seeking Measures for Protection of Transgender Inmates in Jail(16.09.2022)

Patna High Court while closing a PIL seeking measures for protection of inmates belonging to transgender community, whether in police or judicial cust.....

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Gauhati HC Directs Govt to Create Separate Wing for Transgender Community in Hospital(24.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam government to create a separate wing at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for the transgender .....

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Gauhati HC Asks Assam Govt on Schemes to look After Health Issues of Transgender Community(24.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Assam Government if it has proposed any scheme to look after the health issues of the members of the Transgender comm.....

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MAT to State: Make Provision for Transgender Persons to Apply for Home Department Recruitment(17.11.2022)

Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) has directed Maharashtra government to create a third option for transgender persons in application forms fo.....

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Del. HC Gives Delhi Govt 4 Months to recognize Transgenders As Third Gender on DTC Bus Tickets(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to decide in four months a representation seeking recognition of transgender community as a third g.....

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Del. HC Gives Delhi Govt 4 Months to Recognize Transgenders As Third Gender On DTC Bus Tickets(20.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to decide in four months a representation seeking recognition of transgender community as a third g.....

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Bombay HC: If Society is Progressing, Why Can't Laws?(09.12.2022)

Bombay High Court while criticizing State government for being in a slumber and not making provisions for transgender persons in recruitment in the po.....

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SC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea Against Blanket Ban on Blood Donation by Transgenders(05.03.2021)

Supreme Court has sought response from the Central Government on a writ petition challenging the blood donor guidelines in so far as they impose a bla.....

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Patna HC Suggests Reservation for Transgender Community on Regular Basis Under OBC Category(11.03.2021)

Patna High Court has said that reservation on regular basis can be confined up to O.B.C. category for transgender, so as to uplift the lifestyle and e.....

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Madras HC Permits Transgender to Change Gender in School, College Records(29.06.2017)

Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by a transgender software engineer, who underwent sex reassignment surgery from female to male, to chan.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice in PIL Seeking Establishment of Transgender Welfare Board(13.04.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation seeking establishment of the Transgender Welfare Board to address social welfare issue.....

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