India Disability News

How a WhatsApp group helped an Indian woman embrace her disability

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 04:43
It was a group of women leg amputees from different parts of India, who’d met each other ... “These are people who haven’t moved on from their disability,” I told myself.

India's health ministry still 'deliberating' on findings on J&J's faulty hip implants, says JP Nadda

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 04:09
Reportedly over 4,500 patients in India had received this implant, and J&J is said to have reported over 100 serious adverse events to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation between 2014 and ...

From tackling poverty to helping disabled, Acumen India is bringing social change

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 02:37
Acumen India focuses on investing in social enterprises and has ... With the vision to create a better future for the youth with disabilities, Hyderabad-based Youth4Jobs was founded by Meera Shenoy in ...

Finalising policy on education of children with disabilities: UT to HC

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 19:08
The Chandigarh Administration is in the process of finalising a comprehensive policy regarding education of children with disabilities ... a petition filed by Jyoti Sehgal against the Union of India a...

SC opens doors for students with disability of low vision to pursue MBBS course

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 15:21
The experts opined that the visual disability of the petitioner was within the benchmark ... NEET UG examination 2018 under physically handicapped category and scored all India rank of 4,68,982 and ca...

India stands with Kerala in this hour of grief, PM Modi says on Mann Ki Baat

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 05:30
Anushka did not let her disability deter her from becoming an all-India topper,” Modi had said, adding that the girl should be a role model for others.

SC directs Gujarat medical college to give admission to vision-impaired candidate under Disabilities Act

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 08:04
The Supreme Court on Friday (August 24) directed BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad to give admission to a vision-impaired candidate to study MBBS in the current session as per the provisions of the Disabi...

In Bihar, Woman With Disabilities "Critical" After Alleged Gang Rape

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 22:48
A 21-year-old woman with disabilities was allegedly gang-raped by two men in Bihar's Purnea district, police said on Friday. The woman, who was found lying unconscious without clothes in a paddy field ...