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In his latest film, Kireet Khurana presents telling tales of India’s poor and homeless

June 18, 2020 4:30 pm

It doesn’t cost a lot to rehabilitate the homeless, says the director-animator Kireet Khurana who is out with his latest film, Ek Koshish.

‘We have set a target to increase the number of shelter homes to 131’: Dr Sangita Hasnale

July 22, 2019 2:42 am

"Three shelter homes are under construction in Dahisar, Chandivali and Magathane. We have also invited expression of interest to appoint an agency to run our existing 45 welfare centres as shelter homes for homeless," says Dr Sangita Hasnale.

The street is their home

July 22, 2019 2:35 am

Homelessness stares Mumbai in the face on every street. India’s financial capital, and its richest city, is also where thousands of people sleep rough — on footpaths, under flyovers, and on road dividers because they have nowhere else to go.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai's homeless left out in manifestos

April 16, 2019 1:22 am

City-based NGO Pehchan, which also works for the rights of homeless in the city, says that the major political parties have released their manifestos, but none of them mentioned anything about urban homeless across the country.

40% homeless are drug addicts who refuse to move into night shelters, govt tells court

January 15, 2015 11:37 am

The DUSIB sought court orders to the police to crack down on drug trade among the homeless and in jhuggi areas.

South Mumbai too 'hot',residents 'flee'

March 24, 2011 11:04 am

The affluent south Mumbai area is witnessing an exodus,but the homeless are drawn there.