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

2017.02.01

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.

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Govt guidelines for disabled during national anthem: Maintain maximum alertness physically

2017.02.01

The Union home ministry has issued guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie halls or public functions, saying they should not move and position themselves “maintaining the maximum possible alertness physically”.

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CSR for disabled people to get a boost from new law

2017.02.01

With the passage of a new bill on people with disabilities in the winter session and the CSR rules already in place, companies will have more ways to deploy funds

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Fest to celebrate disability, diversity

2017.02.01

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to sensitize people to problems arising from physical disabilities, We Care a travelling festival will showcase films on the theme from across the globe. Set to commence at the Institute of Engineers from Monday, the two-day festival will see the screening of 23 award-winning films. These will include shorts, documentaries and full-length feature films


 

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Govt. doctors withdraw agitation

2017.02.01

Decision follows the arrest of Kumar, a disability rights activist, who had staged a blockade

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