70-year-old woman on wheel chair not allowed to board Air India flight - Know why

70-year-old woman on wheel chair not allowed to board Air India flight - Know why

In yet another incident showing apathy towards differently-abled people, a 70-year-old woman passenger on wheel chair was not allowed to board her Air India flight to New York from Mumbai via Delhi.

Disabled 9-year-old boy writes & eats using his feet

9-year-old handicapped boy named Sandeep since birth is armless. Despite being handicapped, he studies and writes using his feet and is the brightest student of all his classmates.

Singapore's Indian-origin blind champion of disabled no more

Chandran-Dudley breathed his last yesterday in a hospital where he was taken to after complaining of chest pain.

Differently-abled Haryana girl clears NET exam

It was sheer hard work and determination that paid off Haryana's differently-abled Rekha who cracked NET exam.

Man gets seven-year RI for attempted murder

A 26-year-old handicapped man from Navi Mumbai was today found guilty of trying to kill a 13-year-old girl in 2008 and sentenced to seven-year rigorous imprisonment by a local court.

Two men awarded 10 years jail for gang-raping hand

Two men have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for gang-raping a handicapped girl after kidnapping her here three years ago.

Haryana bans use of word `handicapped`

Haryana government has banned the use of expression `handicapped` saying it violates and undermines the dignity of persons with disability.

Online pension transfer for widows, aged & disabled

Widows, handicapped and the
elderly, who get monthly pension from Delhi Government, will
no longer require to frequent various offices to get their emolument.

SC slams Govt for apathy towards handicapped

The Supreme Court has castigated
the government for its insensitivity towards physically challenged persons.