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Delhi: Facility for mentally disabled stuck between govt and PWD

In July last year, Delhi Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam had ordered that the 35-acre complex be converted into a double-storey building to house around 1,500 inmates from the three homes.

Man arrested for raping mentally challenged minor girl

When her mother enquired, the girl, who is mentally challenged, told that a man working at the woman's house used to give her water after drinking which she felt drowsy. He allegedly raped her four or five times in that condition, the release said.


SC seeks govt’s reply on treatment of mentally challenged at shelter homes

The court issued notices govts to submit their responses 'without taking recourse to any kind of subterfuge'.

12 mentally challenged inmates selected for Summer Olympics 2015

Asha Kiran is one of the biggest homes for mentally challenged persons in India and houses about 900 residents at present.

Mentally challenged girl ‘kills self’

Chandrika Parmar (20), threw herself before Bhavnagar-Okha passenger train and died on the spot,

Mentally-challenged rape victim helps Pune police nab suspects

The police team was armed with a sketch prepared by an artist according to the description provided by the victim.


Victim hasn’t been to school for a month,accused in judicial custody

Victim hasn’t been to school for a month,accused in judicial custody

Mentally challenged man hacks daughters

A mentally challenged man hacked his two minor daughters when they were sleeping and later injured his wife who tried to save the girls

Juvenile detained for raping mentally challenged minor

Police detained a 15-year-old boy from Mumbra for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 14-year-old mentally challenged sister.


1 killed while repairing water pump