Disability rights groups outside the CPM office on Tuesday. (Oinam Anand) Summary DRG Convener Javed Abidi termed it a 'positive and welcome development'. The BJP will support the Disability Rights Bill in Parliament, Leader of Opposition ... Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Activists say Disability Rights Bill not given enough importance - Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
House disruptions stall disabilities bill - Times of India, 4 weeks ago
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Rahul with a team of the Disabled Rights Group on Saturday. Javed Abidi, Neelam Jolly and Syamala G from the Disabled Rights Group (DRG) met with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday over the new Rights of Disabled Persons Bill, ...Indian Express, 1 month ago Disabled Rights Group activists meet Rahul, call for tabling Rights of Disabled Persons Bill in Parl NetIndia123.com, 1 month ago
There are around 70 million people with disabilities in India, with half of them being under the age of 30. This was one of the facts that came up at the recent Techshare India, a pan-India disability conference and event, which took place on ...NDTV, 4 days ago
Some of us do halt for a second and feel a twinge of sadness when we see a person using crutches, trying to navigate his way around. A few kind-hearted even extend a helping hand but this begs a question - how much longer must the specially-abled or ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Shivani Gupta, an accessibility consultant, is tetraplegic and relies on a wheel chair to get around. Gupta's spine was shattered in a car crash over two decades ago and it has taken a strong resolve to not only demand and receive respect from the ...Deutsche Welle, 1 week ago
New Delhi - More than 20 families came to Shanti Auluck's home in New Delhi with their sons, keen at first to arrange a marriage with her daughter in an age-old Indian custom. But with each visit came apologies and a change of heart. All of ...Muscat Daily, 2 weeks ago FEATURE: Indians with disabilities seek passage of rights bill Taipei Times Online, 2 weeks ago Stigma thrives for India's 60 million disabled Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 week ago Stigma stalks India's 60 million disabled Gulf News, 2 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: Differently-abled people took to the streets in protest as Parliament adjourned sine die without passing the much-awaited on Friday. The bill, which seeks to broaden the ambit of disability from the existing seven to 19 categories, could ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago Protest on as Disability Rights bill not cleared ProKerala.com, 2 weeks ago Disability Rights Bill not passed, worried activists stage protest Indian Express, 2 weeks ago Activists demand parliamentary approval for disabled rights bill Daijiworldcom, 2 weeks ago
There has been little attention to exploiting technological advances to assist the disabled in India. New Delhi : The market for disability-assisting devices and technologies is pegged at Rs 4,500 crores in India. Yet the little interest ...Digital Opportunity Channel, 2 weeks ago The Market For Disability In India Is 4500 Crore: Techshare India 2014 India PRwire, 3 weeks ago
Scores of differently-abled people today held a protest, expressing anguish over non-passage of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill due to continuous ruckus in Parliament and demanded extension of the current session for its clearance. The ...Outlook India, 2 weeks ago Don't politicise disability, pass rights Bill: Groups to govt, Oppn Indian Express, 1 month ago Differently abled demand passage of Disability Rights Bill ProKerala.com, 1 month ago Candlelight vigil held to protest non-passage of disabilities bill The Hindu, 2 months ago
In 2006, when Beena Prithiveeraj, along with her family, was about to board a flight at Bangalore airport, there was a disruption at security. A CISF guard had taken a look at her then 11-year-old son, Ahed, and declared he could not board the ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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