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Sep 14, 2017
Centre takes U-turn, scraps draft bill on decriminalising begging; Delhi HC terms change in stance 'unfortunate'Begging will not be decriminalised, the Centre on Thursday said changing its stance in the Delhi High Court, which termed the move as "unfortunate".
Dec 03, 2016
Even beggars in India have gone cashless post demonetisation, says PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi today referred to a WhatsApp video showing a beggar using a swipe machine to persuade people to shift to digital monetary transactions, insisting Indians do not take long to accept new things
Jul 15, 2016
Arvind Kejriwal stops 'anti-begging drive' in Delhi, calls it 'inhuman' and futile'Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday halted his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar's plan to embark on an 'anti-begging drive', calling it an "inhuman" and "futile" exercise.
Nov 03, 2015
MP minister accused of kicking a boy says 'drunk youth' tripped and fell on her feetUnder flak for allegedly kicking a boy, Madhya Pradesh minister Kusum Mahdale on Monday denied the incident.
Aug 04, 2015
Begging Indians to join: Govt wants to rope in beggars to promote Swacch BharatThe government, for its advertising, is planning to rope in a section of society which would arguably have the least reasons to have a favourable opinion about it-namely, beggars.
Jul 22, 2015
Andhra Pradesh govt will pay beggars Rs 5000 to stay away from Godavari PushkaramThe AP government is paying Rs 5000 to beggars to get them to stay away from a religious festival. They are being given the amount as compensation for loss of income.
Jul 13, 2015
Man with Rs 10 crore in bank account held for begging in KuwaitA foreigner, having 500,000 Kuwaiti Dinar (over Rs 10 crore) in his bank account, has been arrested by Kuwait police for allegedly begging.
Jul 03, 2015
Did you know? Many beggars who croon on trains are trained singersA study has revealed that most of these beggars are apparently musically trained or belong to musical families
Jun 29, 2015
Raghuram Rajan did not imply Great Depression-like risk is imminent, says RBIThe policies followed by major central banks around the world were in danger of slipping into the kind of beggar-thy-neighbour strategies that were followed in the 1930s, the RBI said.
Mar 25, 2015
MEA advises Indians to leave immediately after Yemen's rebels seize airbaseThe MEA has advised all Indians in yemen to take the first commercial flight out.