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Mar 23, 2017
Spanish Para-Badminton International: Unseeded Sukant Kadam clinches double bronzeUnseeded para shuttler, Sukant Kadam, upset the form book by clinching the singles and doubles bronze medals in the recently-concluded Spanish Para-Badminton International 2017 held at Pabellón Municipal Alcudia, Majorca, Spain.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: How women with disabilities are fighting to be acceptedAnita Ravindra, a Mysore school teacher with multiple disabilities faced sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of two male colleagues and the school principal for three years before she decided to file a complaint.
Mar 01, 2017
Deaf, mute and their right to education: Despite an 8-lakh strong population, no junior or senior college caters to themVaishali, 41 years old and Santosh Nade 42 years old, both deaf and dumb, live in one room of 20 by 20 feet in Nashik. Both of them have studied till XII but could not secure job anywhere till now.
Feb 15, 2017
National Anthem row: In times of jingoistic paranoia, 'inherent nationalism' can even overcome physical disabilityHome ministry must think that if it does not control the posture of the disabled during National Anthem, then the internal security of India is threatened.
Feb 08, 2017
Delhi's Asha Kiran Home: As crimes against mentally-challenged continue, policy and social intervention requiredThe gross human rights violations taking place in mental institutions across the country, mostly towards women patients, need immediate intervention both at social as well as a policy level
Jan 24, 2017
National Anthem guidelines for persons with disabilities are regressive, compromises right of individual autonomyAfter passing the historic Rights of Persons with Disability Bill in the Lok Sabha in 2016, the new guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie halls or public functions, shows that perhaps nothing has changed when it comes to respecting the basic human right of individual autonomy
Dec 17, 2016
Parliament clears Disabilities Bill 2014, but are women benefitting from this?With debates over demonetisation and corruption dominating the Winter Session of the Rajya Sabha, the chances of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill (2014) being discussed by the Upper House were looking slim.
Dec 16, 2016
Parliament passes Disabilities Bill; universal identity card to help differently-abledParliament on Friday passed the Disabilities Bill which stipulates up to two year jail term and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against differently-abled persons.
Dec 13, 2016
Parliament logjam,: With 3 days left in Winter Session, Disability Bill still stuck in Rajya SabhaWith the repeated adjournments of both the Houses, the fate of many significant legislative bills are stuck, including the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Bill, 2016.
Dec 08, 2016
Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of fallsMeasuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist