Six new family night shelters set up in Delhi

 Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday reviewed the status of 271 operational night shelters in the city as the state set up six family shelters.

HC seeks joint report from govt, NGO on homeless shelters

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government and an NGO to visit those places in the national capital where homeless people are still sleeping on roads and submit a joint report on where shelters are required.

10 more die of cold in Bihar

An intense cold wave has claimed 10 more lives in Bihar, pushing the total number of deaths in the state due to inclement weather to 17, officials said Tuesday.

Jung grants Rs 7 crore more for night shelters in Delhi

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has granted an additional Rs.7 crore for the upkeep of night shelters for the city`s homeless, his office said Monday.

Zee Media Special: Reality of Delhi's night shelters

Zee Media brings you the reality of Delhi's night shelters. Watch if the poor, homeless people of Delhi even aware of such facilities? Are the people at the night shelter getting the facilities directed by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung?

Delhi LG announces Rs 5 crore for night shelters

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday announced Rs 5 crore for the upkeep of night shelters for the city`s homeless and also asked the concerned authorities to utilise community halls to accommodate them.

Four die as winter intensifies grip over north India

Four die as winter intensifies grip over north India

 Intense cold conditions continued unabated in north India today killing one person in Uttar Pradesh while three others died of suffocation after they lit a coal fire to keep their dwelling warm in Delhi.

Good Samaritans in Agra come together to open night shelters

 As the mercury dipped, Good Samaritans in the heritage city have come together to open night shelters for poor and homeless, who had earlier nowhere to go except some municipal run 'raen baseras'.

Efforts on to ensure night shelters for all: Naidu

The Central government is making efforts to ensure night shelters for all homeless people, specially those who have migrated to urban areas in search of work, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

Night shelters in Delhi to be free in winter, says DUSIB

There is some comforting news for the homeless this winter season.

Shelter for homeless: SC asks Centre to call meeting of states

Shelter for homeless: SC asks Centre to call meeting of states

Coming down hard at the centre and state governments, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Union government to call a meeting of chief secretaries of all states to ascertain steps taken to provide shelter to homeless people in the winter season.

Venkaiah Naidu promises more night shelters in Delhi

Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday promised more night shelters in the national capital saying nobody should be forced to sleep in the open at night.

Delhi HC slams Arvind Kejriwal govt over poor state of night shelters

The Delhi High Court on Monday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal government over lack of arrangements to prevent cold related deaths in the national capital and sought its reply in four weeks.

AAP`s promises on night shelters exposed, 11 die as cold wave grips Delhi

In the last twenty four hours 11 people have died in the national capital due to extreme cold conditions.

Chouhan visits pavement-dwellers, night shelters in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited pavement-dwellers and night shelters in the state capital, apparently to get the first-hand account of prevailing conditions there and check government preparedness.

HC asks Delhi govt to submit policy on shelter for homeless

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the city government to place before it its long term and short term policies for providing shelter to the homeless.

AAP`s unique idea - Abandoned buses to be modified into night shelters in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi has come forward with an unique idea of providing night shelters to the homeless people. The newly formed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has decided to modify abandoned buses and turn them into night shelters.

Delhi govt to provide porta cabins to the homeless

Coming to the rescue of homeless people who have been spending nights amidst biting cold in the open in the national capital, the Delhi government on Wednesday announced that it will provide porta cabins to such people.

Kejriwal orders measures to help homeless, replace night shelters

Delhi government on Wednesday announced a series of measures to provide roof to the homeless in biting cold sweeping the city.

Delhi BJP demands probe into night shelter `scam`

Delhi BJP alleged a scam to the tune of Rs 20 crore in Urban Shelter Improvement Board and demanded a probe into the construction of night shelters.