N. Srinivasan seeks Supreme Court permission to continue as BCCI president

The Supreme Court will hear the matter on Wednesday when the plea of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seeking transcripts of audio tapes containing statements of N Srinivasan and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, recorded by the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee, which probed allegations of IPL betting and spot fixing, will be taken up.

Supreme Court recognises transgenders as third gender in landmark ruling

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday recognised India's long marginalised transgender community as a third gender and, in a landmark judgment lauded by human rights groups, called on the government to ensure their equal treatment. There are hundreds of thousands of transgenders in India, say activists, but because they are not legally recognised, they are ...