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Sep 14, 2018
SC directs Centre, states to launch awareness campaign on curability of leprosy and ensuring patients get proper medical careThe Supreme Court on Friday ordered that awareness be spread about the free treatment available for leprosy patients
Jan 23, 2018
Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidentsFirstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.
Jan 11, 2018
Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for PongalPuducherry government has said families belonging to the Scheduled Caste community and those living below poverty line here would receive cash instead of garments for Pongal
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
May 11, 2017
Chhattisgarh women file complaint about 'missing' toilets in Amarpur villageToilets have gone "missing" from a house in a Chhattisgarh village and a woman and her daughter want a bewildered police to trace them fast.
Mar 27, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Parliament gives its approvalThe Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which makes provision to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of persons during delivery of mental healthcare and services, secured parliamentary approval on Monday.
Mar 08, 2017
Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connectionThe government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections in three years with a view to providing clean cooking fuel.
Dec 31, 2016
Rahul Gandhi submits charter of demands to Modi, wants all restrictions on cash withdrawals goneCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi put forth a charter of demands to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to lift restrictions on cash withdrawals immediately and pay Rs 25,000 to every family below the poverty line
Oct 25, 2016
Serious safety concerns raised over PM Modi's LPG scheme for poor householdsAccording to the Federation of LPG Distributors of India, the ‘hastily’ implemented Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana ignored or did not address safety concerns
Jul 23, 2016
BJP mocks 'mentally poor' Digvijaya Singh after leader's name shows up in BPL listReacting to Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh’s assertion that he and his family have been included in the list of Below Poverty Line (BPL) people, the BJP on Saturday said that only the “mentally poor” Singh can answer how his name got there.