Be Fair on Disabled, Even if Accused

2016.03.21

A trial court in Delhi was recently shocked when a disabled accused in a criminal case had to crawl on his hands to the fifth-floor courtroom because the police did not think of arranging a wheelchair for him.

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‘Lack of infrastructure a deterrent for corporates to hire people with disabilities’

2016.03.21

CII signs MoU with Disability NGOs Alliance to make 30 cities disabled-friendly

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Census 2011: JK’s Disabled Population Reduced by a Margin

2016.03.21

In the last one decade, J&K has reduced its disabled population by a margin.

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Centre may declare 'dwarfism' a disability, open it up to quota

2016.03.19

NEW DELHI: The Centre may identify "dwarfism" as a form of disability, joining the list of conditions that entitle an individual to affirmative action - government help and grievance redressal for the "differently-abled".

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Government set to bring private sector under the new disability legislation

2016.03.19

NEW DELHI: Malls, shopping complexes, private banks and public transport will soon have to be made disabled-friendly by providing specially designed ramps and proper signages. In a landmark move, the government is all set to bring the private sector under the new disability legislation which will make it mandatory for all private companies providing public services or places with largefootfalls to adapt their buildings to the disabled.

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