03 Mar 2021
Virali Modi: The disability rights activist you should know about
At 15, she became wheelchair-dependent and today, she's a motivational speaker, model, disability rights activist and an influencer, having spoken on TEDx thrice to astounding ovation.
21 Apr 2019
'Mental Hai Kya' row: Kangana's sister Rangoli defends 'insensitive' posters
Kangana Ranaut's upcoming movie Mental Hai Kya has faced a lot of flak as its title and promotional posters are seemingly insensitive to people with mental illnesses.
04 Mar 2019
PM indirectly calls Opposition members 'dyslexic,' gets slammed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for his oratory skills and his pitch-perfect speeches.
02 Dec 2018
Blind man sues Playboy because he can't 'enjoy' its website
Playboy, the lifestyle magazine, has been men's favorite since decades.
23 Nov 2018
J&K government approves bill for welfare of persons with disabilities
The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the enactment of a bill aimed to enhance the rights and entitlement of persons with disabilities, an official said today.
03 Jul 2018
American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit
An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
10 Apr 2018
Nearly 40,000 passengers prosecuted for illegally traveling in Divyang coaches
The Western Railway (WR) last year prosecuted more than 39,600 passengers for illegally traveling in suburban train coaches reserved for Divyangs, a senior official said today.
28 Jan 2018
Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs
The government has finalized reservation in central government jobs for people with autism, mental illness, intellectual disability and acid attack victims.
31 May 2017
Eight days on, not one DU form completed online
Eight days after online applications for Delhi University opened, not one single form has been completed.
17 Dec 2016
Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill
Yesterday, last day of Parliament winter session saw the government and opposition come together to pass 'The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016.'
14 Dec 2016
Rajya Sabha passes Disabilities Bill
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014 (Disability Bill) was passed in the Rajya Sabha earlier today.