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Aug 08, 2018
Delhi High Court decriminalises begging in national capital, says provisions penalising it are unconstitutionalThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday decriminalised begging in the national capital, saying provisions penalising the act were unconstitutional and deserved to be struck down.
Mar 08, 2018
Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitationThe Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.
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 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.