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Nov 08, 2018
PTV's 'Begging' gaffe: Imran Khan govt's sacking of channel MD uncalled for, bloopers best laughed offThe Pakistan government ordered the removal of Arshad Khan from the post of managing director of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) subsequent to a major goof-up.
Nov 06, 2018
Pakistan govt sacks PTV's managing director over 'Begging' goof-up during Imran Khan's China visitPTV news channel spelled the dateline "Beijing" as "Begging" on the top left corner of the screen during the live broadcast of Khan's speech in China.
Aug 10, 2018
Decriminalising begging a welcome step, but India needs shelter homes, fresh debate on persons in destitution billThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday decriminalised begging after activists argued that neither the act nor poverty was a crime.
Jan 29, 2018
P Chidambaram's pakoda jibe is an insult to small business owners, betrays mindset of middle and upper classP Chidambaram's comments were in poor taste He ought to withdraw them immediately, and without reservation.
Jan 28, 2018
P Chidambaram takes dig at Narendra Modi: BJP accuses Congress of insulting poor and aspirational IndiansTaking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks that selling 'pakodas' was a kind of employment, Chidambaram tweeted, "Even selling pakodas is a 'job', said PM. By that logic, even begging is a job. Let's count poor or disabled persons who are forced to beg for a living as 'employed' people."
Jan 28, 2018
P Chidambaram says Centre 'clueless about how to create jobs'; BJP reacts saying he 'insulted every poor person'"The truth is India is witnessing a three-year spell of modest, but jobless, growth and the government is clueless about how to create jobs," P Chidambaram said about job creation
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".
Aug 20, 2017
Maneka Gandhi urges government to enact law to rehabilitate and reintegrate beggarsUnion minister Maneka Gandhi has said there was a need to enact a law on begging with an emphasis on rehabilitation and reintegration of the vulnerable section of the society rather than criminalising the act.
Apr 01, 2017
People can be arrested for 'looking poor' in most parts of IndiaThe act of begging is a crime in 20 states and two union territories of India, reflecting society’s embarrassment at manifest poverty.
Jul 23, 2011
Meet the beggar-catchers: How Sharmaji captures his preyThe senior officer at the Beggars Court shares the special techniques our government uses to round up those pesky vagrants —including the high-tech Beggar Information System 2.1.