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Create Separate Wards For Transgender Inmates In Prison: MHA Writes To States, UTs

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has released an advisory to create exclusive spaces for transwomen and transmen inmates in prisons. This advisory came in the light of providing them with their right to privacy and dignity. In a written advisory to all the states and Union Territories, MHA said prison authorities must respect the self-identity of a person as transgender under the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019. The identity must be respected at all times during the admission process, search, medical examination, lodging, clothing, treatment and care, states the Union ministry. This is a welcome step to work on issues including gender dysphoria, sexual orientation and legal aid for transgenders. “Due care may be taken by the prison authorities that t...

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Did The Center Really Freeze The Bank Account Of Mother Teresa NGO? Know The Whole Matter

West Bengal government and BJP headed central government are once again against each other. This time it is about the Mother Teresa's NGO. Actually, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has claimed that the Center has frozen the bank accounts of Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity NGO. However, the NGO made it clear that none of their accounts have been frozen nor have there been any disturbances, and everything is going smooth. As soon as this news went viral on social media after Mamata Banerjee's claim, a sensation raised on internet among the users. However, some users wrote in favor of Mamata, while some are echoing the voice of the central government. Mamata Banerjee created this chaos by tweeting. Mamata Banerjee wrote on Twitter, "Shocked to hear that on Christmas the Unio...

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