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BJP MLA Sadhna Singh apologises for calling Mayawati 'worse than a eunuch' 20.1.2019 Zee News : States
Sadhana had said that a woman who underwent a 'chirharan' (was disrobed) is now compromising with the perpetrators and had termed her as 'worse than a eunuch'.
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NCW condemns BJP leader Sadhana Singh’s remark about Mayawati, will issue her a notice 20.1.2019 Scroll.in
Singh had accused Mayawati of ‘lacking any self-respect’ and had called her ‘a blot on womankind’.
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The big news: Modi and Shah have destroyed India, claims Arvind Kejriwal, and 9 other top stories 20.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: BJP MLA stoked a row by comparing Mayawati to a eunuch, and Nirmala Sitharaman criticised the Opposition in connection with the Rafale deal.
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NCW to send notice to BJP MLA Sadhana for Mayawati `worse than an eunuch` remark 20.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The NCW Commission will be sending a notice to Singh, who represents the Mughalsarai constituency in Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh.
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Uttar Pradesh: BJP leader draws criticism after calling Mayawati a ‘blot on womankind’ 20.1.2019 Scroll.in
Mughalsarai MLA Sadhana Singh claimed Mayawati had no self-respect. The Bahujan Samaj Party, in response, described her as a mentally-ill person.
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Sadhana Singh `mentally ill`: BSP hits back at BJP MLA for calling Mayawti `worse than an eunuch` 20.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Satish Mishra stressed that the BJP was rattled by the SP-BSP alliance and the leaders of saffron party have lost their mental balance fearing defeat in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. 
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Manipur gears up for the 17th Lok Sabha Election - 2019 19.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Manipur gears up for the 17th Lok Sabha Election - 2019
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'Kumbh is the greatest show on Earth' 14.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'No other country other than India can do it on this scale.'
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Govt criticised for ‘transgender’ definition 14.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt criticised for ‘transgender’ definition
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LGBTQ community raise objections against Transgender Bill 13.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
LGBTQ community raise objections against Transgender Bill
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Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019: Transgenders` `Akhada` to participate for the first time 12.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Terming it 'Akhada beyond sexuality', the head priest of Kinnar Akhada on Friday called their first-time participation at the Kumbh 2019 as a step forward towards acceptance in the society.
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Protest staged against the writer of book 'Invisible Men' 11.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Protest staged against the writer of book 'Invisible Men'
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Prakash Raj defends Rahul Gandhi’s remark on Nirmala Sitharaman, says ‘he is not against women’ 10.1.2019 Scroll.in
The actor-turned-politician cited the appointment of a transgender rights activist as chief of the Congress women’s wing to support his statement.
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Welfare policy soon for State’s transgender community 10.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Welfare policy soon for State’s transgender community
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Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm after ruckus over upper caste quota bill 9.1.2019 Scroll.in
Oppositon legislators also questioned the manner in which the Winter Session had been extended by a day.
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Congress appoints transgender rights activist Apsara Reddy chief of its women’s wing 8.1.2019 Scroll.in
This makes her the first transgender person to be appointed a party office-bearer.
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The big news: Protestors pelt stones, clash with police during Bharat Bandh, and 9 other top stories 8.1.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Arun Jaitley said the Congress had promised quotas for the poor in 2014, and the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI chief.
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Apsara Reddy becomes first transgender National General Secretary of Mahila Congress 8.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Journalist Apsara Reddy, a transgender woman known for her social activism, has been appointed as the National General Secretary of All India Mahila Congress (AIMC).
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Special Funds for Transgenders 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has introduced a Bill titled "The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016" in the Lok Sabha on 2.8.2016, having the provisions of  recognition of identity of transgender person, prohibition against discrimination, welfare measures by government, obligation of establishments and other persons, educational, social security and health of transgender person and National Council for transgender persons etc. The Bill was referred to the Lok Sabha Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment for examination and report.
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Sheena Bora case: Indrani spends her birthday in court 5.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Indrani is easily the most striking woman arriving in the court complex from jail on trial days.For those who don't know who she is, there is absurd puzzlement written large on faces when they bump into her.When she reaches or leaves the premises, one notices heads swivelling in jaw-dropping curiosity, as did a pair of transsexual undertrials who crossed her path at the last hearing of 2018, who were, not surprisingly, a less unusual sight than Indrani.
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