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Despite new civil aviation ministry guidelines feasibility still a distant dream, say wheelchair users

October 27, 2021 6:41 pm

"More than coming up with these guidelines and circulars, it is the execution and sensitisation of the [CISF] staff that is important"

Barcelona helps disabled beachgoers frolic in waves

July 20, 2021 11:23 pm

For the team, helping people to take a refreshing splash in the sea is rewarding

Fashion stylist recreates celebrity magazine covers, features women with disabilities

March 17, 2021 1:19 pm

These photos do not show any woman on a wheelchair or with assisted devices

World Disability Day: All you need to know about International Day of Disabled Persons 2019

December 03, 2019 1:32 pm

As a UN recognised day, World Disability Day aims at increasing public awareness, understanding and accepting people with disability and celebrating their achievements and contributions.

V P Singh Badnore interacts with GRIID staff: ‘Make Chandigarh India’s first disabled-friendly city’

September 14, 2018 4:37 am

Union Territory Administrator Badnore was interacting with the staff and representatives of the parents’ association at the Government Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (GRIID), Chandigarh, on Thursday to strengthen and upgrade facilities for children with disabilities.

Bombay HC asks govt to make all its websites disabled-friendly

September 03, 2018 3:14 am

Advocate Kranti L C, appearing for the petitioners, explained to the court that when a blind person/lawyer is accessing the Bombay High Court website, he may not know that there is some new update popping on the website, unless it blinks or there is some sound.

Disabled people have right to get higher education: Supreme Court

December 15, 2017 9:46 pm

The top court said right to dignity, which is ensured in the constitutional set up for every citizen, applies with much more vigour in cases of persons suffering from disability.

SC Anthem ruling: Home Ministry guidelines for the disabled betray government’s apathy

January 24, 2017 7:09 pm

The issued guidelines raise the question of lopsided priorities where national symbols like the anthem have been pitted against a basic dignity that the authorities cannot afford to some of its lawful citizens.

The city fails them

June 16, 2014 3:12 pm

In Delhi, urban transport has undergone a sea change in the last decade. But how accessible are the Delhi Metro, DTC buses and the railways to the differently abled?

Disabled,ethnic minorities more susceptible to terror fears

January 22, 2009 2:54 pm

People who either suffer from some disability or belong to ethnic minorities are more susceptible to terrorism-related fears than others.