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.

150 night shelters functional in Delhi: Arvinder Singh Lovely

Delhi government said it has made functional 150 night shelters for the city`s pavement dwellers.

HC asks Delhi govt not to remove night shelters till April

Delhi HC came to the rescue of the homeless and asked the city govt not to remove till April the temporary night shelters built near railways tracks.

66 night shelters made operational: Govt to HC

The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has made operational 66 temporary night shelters for homeless people.

Delhi HC seeks detailed report on night shelters

Delhi HC asked the city government to submit a detailed report on various
infrastructural shortcomings in city night shelters.

Delhi`s homeless prefer open sky to night shelters

The capital`s many homeless and even beggars say they can be choosers and opt to stay away from the government`s night shelters because they are in a state of complete disrepair.

SC orders DDA to rebuild night shelters razed by it in 3 days

The Supreme Court directed all states and union territories to ensure that no night shelter was demolished amid the biting winter cold and slammed the DDA for demolishing two such facilities in the capital.

SC restrains Delhi govt from razing night shelters

The order came in wake of media reports about demolition of night shelters by the DDA.