India Disability News

India gears up to tackle hate speech in 2019 elections

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 03:29
India is preparing to tighten regulations to deal with an ... For the first time, the commission is targeting people with disabilities, with ramps at all polling stations and voter cards in braille to ...

How India plans to curb hate speech ahead of the world's biggest election

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 01:29
India is preparing to tighten regulations to deal with an ... For the first time, the commission is targeting people with disabilities, with ramps at all polling stations and voter cards in braille to ...

Overcoming handicap: 17-year-old Diksha Dagar overcomes disability to pursue golf

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 22:31
He is the Sports Authority of India-appointed coach of the golf team going to the ... Coaching a player with a hearing disability can be a daunting task, but Johl seems to have taken it in his stride. ...

Recognising the champions of disability rights

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 18:41
The inaccessible environment and the mindset of people have been a daily reminder for him to consistently work towards accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities. Mr. Jain, who is also t...

Mumbai’s Wockhardt hospital becomes the first one in India to have ENLS certified emergency staff

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 08:47
Realizing the danger of permanent disability or death arising due of brain disorders, Wockhardt Hospital Mumbai Central becomes the first in India to start ENLS certified Brain Resuscitation services ...

Symposium on Neurological Disability begins at KIMS

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 14:26
hospitalists and other healthcare professionals involved in the critical care and management of patients with Neurological Disability. This condition is a hidden epidemic. In India, nearly 2 million p...

Make it impossible for people to ignore disability, says new NCPEDP head Arman Ali

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 05:30
After Javed Abidi — the man synonymous with the disability rights movement in India — passed away recently, the mantle of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) that ...

Decriminalising begging a welcome step, but India needs shelter homes, fresh debate on persons in destitution bill

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 18:13
"In 2015, the Government of India was putting in place a social protection framework ... This draft defined homeless persons, beggars, people with physical and mental disabilities, the old and infirm ...

After Clocking 50000 Rides In Mumbai, India’s 1st Wheelchair Taxi Heads to Goa!

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:59
Their novel idea had never been tried in India. In 2015, when Ezy Mov was looking to launch ... Romeo’s request to the community is to ensure that one refrains from using their disability as a crutch. ...

Accessible India campaign – a step towards dignified life for the disabled

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 07:47
Disability lessens the movement of an individual ... With the vision of the Accessible India Campaign, the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is making Delhi ‘a disabled-friendly city’. ...

Opinion | Dream in India

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 05:27
I find that whether it’s caste structures or the entrepreneurial mindset, gender or design for persons with disabilities, the one underlining thread for all the ideas in this issue is “breaking free”. ...

Why are India’s laws to protect the rights and dignity of the mentally ill not working?

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 01:17
The United Nations Disability Rights Treaty, which India has adopted, recognises the rights of people with disabilities to live in the community. India’s Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, ...

Disability doesn’t dispirit gusty Nafees

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 23:11
Malkajgiri: Nafees (38) of Malkajgiri can’t walk because of disability caused by muscular dystrophy. She is confined to home. However, it has not dispirited the gusty woman, whose younger sibling Nase...

Delhi University student admission row: Disability groups demand action

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 19:33
The national associations have requested the DGHS to take action against the disability re-certification carried out ... set up by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Vikas C Goyal, President of the H...

After 300 million aborted in 47 years, India still looks to increase abortions

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 14:53
For preborn babies with disabilities, there would be no limit, and abortions could be committed up to birth. If this effort is passed, India will soon surpass China in the slaughter of massive numbers ...

Don’t refer to children with autism as ‘retarded’: Activists

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 16:45
The incorrect definition in the disability certificate adds insult to injury ... For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Disability no bar for these students

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:49
Six differently abled students from Himachal Pradesh University crack the National Eligibility Test (NET) For Jasveer Singh, a Political Science student, his partial blindness could not come in the wa...

‘Never let my visual impairment stop me’

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:48
a pan disability conference staged by Barrier Break. He was a volunteer for Antarchakshu, an annual sensitization workshop organised by XRCVC and Confluence, a signature Diversity and Inclusion event ...

Sanofi launches multiple sclerosis drug, Aubagio in India

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 07:18
Commenting on the launch, N Rajaram, managing director, Sanofi India said, “There are around two lakh people ... delaying the progression of physical disability and, arresting further decrease in brai...

India -Luxury tax on wheelchair parts like ‘penalizing disability’, say activists

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 06:40
When 99% of India is inaccessible and unfriendly towards people with disabilities, where is the logic in taxing disability as a luxury? That is the question being asked by wheelchair users and disabil...

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