World of Politics

US: New Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

The rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to protect the religious rights of health care providers and religious institutions.

US: HHS Announces Final Conscience Rule Protecting Health Care Entities and Individuals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today the issuance of the final conscience rule that protects individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs.

US: Chasten Buttigieg has been a homeless community-college student and a Starbucks barista. Now, he could be ‘first gentleman.’

Chasten Buttigieg’s story represents both an American archetype and a modern phenomenon. And now that he knows he’s being watched, what he cares about is being seen.

India: In Kerala, intersex candidate for Lok Sabha polls wants to 'protect people's right to be the way they are'

"If I get elected to power, among the most important things I plan to do is to ensure housing for all. It is a basic need of citizens. I will especially take care of the housing needs of migrant labourers and trans people. I have seen a lot of migrant labourers who have to live below the Kochi metro rail. I will ensure proper shelter for them."