Transgender Community Sees Ray Of Hope In Supreme Court’s Privacy Verdict

India’s transgender community hopes that the recent Supreme Court judgement on privacy will not just strike down a law against homosexuality, but also change mindsets on gender identities and sexual choices. Days after the court said the right to privacy was a fundamental one, community members expressed the hope it would lead to the end of Section 377, which criminalises homosexuality.

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Mumbai’s Civic Body BMC Lists Priorities For Restoring Rain-Ravaged City

A day after copious rains, the civic authorities have moved to clear roads which have become slushy and strewn with garbage, and are also gearing up to tackle rush of patients in municipal hospitals.Cars and other vehicles left behind by their owners due to flooding of streets, running out of fuel and breakdowns are causing traffic snarls and the BMC is tackling this issue on a priority basis.

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Australian Minister’s Mumbai Visit Cancelled Due To Heavy Rain

The heavy rain lashing Mumbai has led to cancellation of an Australian minister to the city, authorities said today. Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo was scheduled to visit the Bombay Stock Exchange and the BSE Institute tomorrow to promote Australia-India investment and education ties but it has been cancelled due to the “inclement weather conditions” in Mumbai.

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Gujarat Congress MLAs to meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi today

All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today.These legislators recently presented a united stand during the Rajya Sabha elections in the state.Earlier as many as 44 MLAs of the party were transported to Bengaluru before the Rajya Sabha elections as the Congress feared they could defect towards the BJP even as it accused the saffron party of horse-trading.

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