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Laxmi Narayan Tripathi claims a place for trans people at Kumbh Mela, pushes for recognition of her Kinnar akhara
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Laxmi Narayan Tripathi claims a place for trans people at Kumbh Mela, pushes for recognition of her Kinnar akhara

Unlike other akharas at the Kumbh Mela, which are only open to Hindu men, the Kinnar akhara is open to all genders and religions. On the Kumbh's first bathing day, Tripathi led a train of 21 tractor chariots from their tent camp to the bathing ghats.

Train Diaries: This photo project captures the spirit of women in Mumbai's local trains
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Train Diaries: This photo project captures the spirit of women in Mumbai's local trains

Anushree Fadnavis talks about why she loves trains and how she photographs her subjects for her project 'Train Diaries'

Simhastha Kumbh Mela's second Shahi Snan begins in Ujjain
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Simhastha Kumbh Mela's second Shahi Snan begins in Ujjain

The second Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) of month-long Simhastha (Kumbh) mela began early Monday with Naga Babas of Juna Akhara venturing into the holy Shipra river chanting Har Har Mahadev.

Spirituality, mysticism and festivity: All you need to know about this year's Maha Kumbh Mela at Ujjain
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Spirituality, mysticism and festivity: All you need to know about this year's Maha Kumbh Mela at Ujjain

Spirituality, mysticism, festivity, adventure and cultural extravaganza meet on the banks of River Kshipra at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, with the beginning of the month-long Maha Kumbh Mela — Simhastha.

Transgender group demonstrates in Hyderabad for government jobs, housing and security
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Transgender group demonstrates in Hyderabad for government jobs, housing and security

The transgender group Intenserx and Transgender Samiti on Sunday demanded for government jobs for the community as well a implementation of recommendations

Aamir Khan issued legal notice for promoting homosexuality on TV show
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Aamir Khan issued legal notice for promoting homosexuality on TV show

Admitting the petition by advocate Mandeep Kaur, the court of civil judge Jaswinder Singh had on Friday issued a notice to Aamir Khan to file his reply by 19 December.

Rights for transgenders: Are titles like 'Tgr', 'Ki' good enough?
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Rights for transgenders: Are titles like 'Tgr', 'Ki' good enough?

The MP government's initiative comes after the Supreme Court of India's landmark judgement of April 15, 2014 based on two petitions that sought to provide equal rights to the third sex.

Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law
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Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law

After hearing a public interest litigation on the matter, the Centre has told the Bombay High Court that it will decide on whether the law should expand the definition of rape under Section 375 to be gender-neutral, so that eunuchs can be included in the cases it governs

Lucknow starts helpline for those harrassed by eunuchs
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Lucknow starts helpline for those harrassed by eunuchs

The debate on eunuchs who make their living dancing and singing outside homes celebrating weddings or births has been a long-standing one. Now, some citizens here say they have been harassed enough and have launched a helpline to deal with the "eunuch menace".