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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
Dec 06, 2016
Sex and Sexability 2.0: Talking about disability and mental illness, with a dose of humourThe second edition of Sex and Sexability - India's first stand-up comedy show that revolves around sexuality, disability and mental health - took place on Saturday.
Dec 06, 2016
Hrithik Roshan unveils Kaabil poster on World Disability Day; supports the differently abledHrithik Roshan's Kaabil looks to gain a promotional edge over Shah Rukh Khan's Raees weeks ahead of their release on the Republic Day weekend.
Dec 01, 2016
National Anthem verdict: Does standing equal patriotism, asks wheel-chair bound manWhat kinds of standards are being set for patriotism? Don't the people collecting black money also stand up for the National Anthem?
Nov 30, 2016
National Anthem to be played in cinema halls: Here's how the idea evolvedIt is interesting to probe, wherefrom did the idea crawl into our minds that the National Anthem – a subject of reverence – is somehow related to cinema.
Oct 25, 2016
Manohar Parrikar to look into status downgrade vis-a-vis civilian counterpartsParrikar, when asked to comment on the development, said some people were trying to "misguide" as the issue related to only functional responsibility (of armed forces) and not status vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.