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Disabilities Act

DISABILITIES ACT NEWS

New report highlights major gaps in access experienced by people with deafblindness

August 19, 2020 5:37 pm

Deafblind individuals are clubbed with persons with multiple disabilities, which leads to the lacuna, the report highlighted

After uproar, govt withdraws proposal to ‘dilute’ disabilities Act

July 10, 2020 12:50 am

As many as 125 signatories and disability activists and groups from across the country had written to the Ministry protesting the proposal.

Borders For Doctors

July 30, 2018 12:07 am

Medical Council of India guidelines are unfair to people with disabilities.

States told to implement disabilities act in letter and spirit

May 17, 2017 7:02 pm

Inaugurating the 15th National Review Meeting of the State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot urged states to effectively implement the recently passed act.

High Court lifts stay, nursery admission to resume

April 04, 2014 12:44 am

The decision was announced after a nearly five-hour long hearing, which saw vociferous arguments from a large number of parents present in the court.

High Court orders disability quota in judiciary recruitments

March 26, 2014 1:08 am

Examination for recruitment to Delhi Higher Judiciary Services is scheduled to be held on April 6

No casual vacancies

October 10, 2013 4:50 am

Supreme Court creatively interprets a statute to expand quotas for the disabled.

‘Govt’s duty to pay for special educators’

May 03, 2012 1:02 am

The Action Committee of Private Recognised Unaided Schools — an umbrella body representing a majority of private schools in the city,told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that if the Delhi government declined financial aid to them for providing special educators,they will be compelled to hike the fees for other students.