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Mar 21, 2019
Karnataka to have 35,000 wheelchairs, 52,000 magnifying glasses and over 31,000 assistants for specially-abled votersKarnataka will vote to elect its members of Parliament during the second and third phases of polling on 18 April and 23 April respectively
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.
Oct 04, 2018
Election Commission orders states to arrange for pick-up, drop facilities for differently-abled voters during pollsThe Election Commission's directive says government vehicles can be used to pick up and drop differently-abled people during polls.
Jan 06, 2018
Only 6 states have social welfare officers and dedicated departments for disabled, says parliamentary panelThe parliamentary committee report on the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities said the remaining states and UTs have, so far, not taken any action in this regard even after specific instructions from the Centre
Dec 03, 2017
Telangana government announces IT campus for people with disabilities; claims it will be world first such facilityThe campus will create an immense advantage for the persons with disabilities but still deserve an opportunity to lead life with dignity and self-respect.
Dec 13, 2016
Parliament logjam,: With 3 days left in Winter Session, Disability Bill still stuck in Rajya SabhaWith the repeated adjournments of both the Houses, the fate of many significant legislative bills are stuck, including the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Bill, 2016.
Jul 04, 2016
SC directs Centre to provide 3% reservation in jobs for people with disabilitiesThe Supreme Court has directed the government to give three percent reservation to persons with disability in all services.
Jun 28, 2016
People with disabilities are credible witnesses, says Delhi HCCourts must take due care when a differently-abled person, who may have a limited vocabulary, is being cross-examined and should protect such witnesses from being unfairly dealt with, the Delhi High Court has said.
May 27, 2016
Draft to modify Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill sent to PMOArray
Jan 18, 2016
Run, Mumbai, run: All you need to know about the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016Mumbai hosted the 13th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016 on Sunday. The Marathon saw an all-time high of 40285 registrations.