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Sep 30, 2018
In Wade Bolhai, visually impaired calendar salesman Sambhaji Bhor fights for the rights of the disabledFor the past two decades, Sambhaji has been selling calendars. This started off in the late 1990s when one of his uncles suggested him to make a living out of it. The piece of advice changed Sambhaji’s life as he embarked on the journey of traversing villages.
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.
Jul 05, 2018
Election Commission to develop Braille ID cards for visually challenged votersThe EC will provide Braille photo ID cards to visually challenged voters across the country.
Jun 23, 2018
BJP lists nine steps taken by Narendra Modi govt towards welfare of differently abled, one found to be falseThere is uncertainty over two claims the BJP made regarding schemes for the differently abled, but six were true.
Dec 15, 2017
SC tells institutions of higher education that lack of facilities for disabled persons amounts to discriminationPeople with disability have a right to get higher education and not making adequate provisions to facilitate their proper education would amount to "discrimination", the Supreme Court said
Dec 12, 2017
SC to pass orders on making higher educational institutes disabled-friendly soonThe Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on a plea seeking to make higher education institutions physically accessible for disabled students.
Jul 01, 2017
Disabled people protest against GST on helping aids, demand subsidies and incentivesDisabled people on Friday organised a candle light vigil against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on their helping aids and appliances and demanded subsidies, concessions and incentives.
May 31, 2017
Microsoft holds "Accessibility Summit" in India to boost tech access for disabled peopleThese included innovations from non-profit organisations, assistive technologies developed by Microsoft partners as well as Microsoft solutions.
Apr 05, 2017
No country for the disabled: Why almost half of Indians with special needs are illiterateAs things stand, 45% of India’s disabled population is illiterate, according to Census 2011, compared to 26% of all Indians.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: How women with disabilities are fighting to be acceptedAnita Ravindra, a Mysore school teacher with multiple disabilities faced sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of two male colleagues and the school principal for three years before she decided to file a complaint.