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Jun 27, 2019
Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claimsRather than ordering a blanket change of rules on disability pension tax, the Ministry of Defence should work with the armed forces to institute a foolproof and verifiable system for disability claims
Mar 06, 2019
Dalit Women in Politics: Aishwarya Rao on why disabled women must be included in mainstream dialoguesArticle 14 of the Constitution states no Indian must be discriminated on the basis of gender, religion and caste; no one must be on the basis of ‘ability’ as well.
Dec 03, 2018
World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn't stoppedWe create inspirational stories about people overcoming disability, but never ask why there were barriers to be overcome in the first place.
Nov 22, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind in Australia: India, Australia exchange five MoUs focusing on disability, trade, mining research, educationIndia and Australia exchanged five MoUs in the presence of Canberra's foreign minister of Australia Marise Payne and Union minister Anantkumar Hegde during President Ramnath Kovind's maiden visit to the island nation.
Sep 14, 2018
Most homeless women with mental illness can reintegrate into community life after leaving institutional care: Study in ChennaiThe women featured in the study were discharged after their symptoms reduced and social functioning improved.
Jul 10, 2018
Nagaland's infrastructure for differently-abled 'deficient'; implementation of disability schemes in North East 'very poor'Kumar said the pension of disabled persons in Nagaland was meagre and there was a need for the creation of a separate department to look into the interests of the PwDs.
Jun 17, 2018
Portugal's +Accesso app allows differently abled people to fight for accessibility rights+Acesso allows users to file official complaints against public buildings that do not meet accessibility laws.
Apr 04, 2018
Mathura woman forced to carry differently-abled husband to get him a disability certificateA woman hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her shoulders to obtain a disability certificate for him.
Jan 27, 2018
'Divyang' replaces 'viklang': Railways implements Modi's 2015 suggestion, changes nomenclature on concession certificatesTwo years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Indian Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.
Jan 11, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame his disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, popularly known as 'Raja'. Due to polio, that struck him when he was just two years old, Raja was left with a deformed leg. He also lost vision in his right eye when he was just six. Raja fought against all odds and has become one of the world's best billiards player. He is currently ranked 16th in the world by World billiards and won the Open Disability Snooker Championship 2016, organised by World Disability Billiards.