Swedish tolerance under question as attacks on migrants rise

A series of attacks in Sweden on beggars, many Roma, has highlighted a dark side to a country considered a bastion of tolerance but where the far right has been gaining support by claiming society is under threat from waves of immigrants.

Now beggars will sing paeans to 'Swachh Bharat'

You can soon find the bedraggled beggar on train belting out songs in praise of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyhan' instead of the usual bhajans and time-worn Bollywood numbers.

Delhi's graduate beggar – The amount he earns will shock you!

You must have heard about stories of beggars who are richer than you. In a video posted here, you can see how a Delhi University graduate dressed up as a beggar and begged on Delhi streets for two hours.

Andhra Govt offers money to beggars to stay off 'Puskharam'

The Andhra Pradesh Government wants to keep beggars away from bathing ghats during the ongoing 'Godavari Puskharam' and is offering Rs 10,000 to each of them so that they stay away from the religious event, which is attracting lakhs of pilgrims here.

It pays to be a beggar in Andhra Pradesh: Rs 5,000 bonanza for those who stay away from `Pushkaram`
It pays to be a beggar in Andhra Pradesh: Rs 5,000 bonanza for those who stay away from `Pushkaram`

In a unique initiative to keep them away from the crowded ghats where Godavari Pushkaralu is now being held, beggars have been asked by the Andhra Pradesh government to take Rs 5,000.

HC notice to governments & Delhi top cop on beggars' homes

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Centre and the city government on a PIL seeking basic amenities, including proper food and medical facilities, at all beggars' homes in the national capital.

HC seeks response from Centre, Delhi govt on beggars' homes

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre and the city government on a plea seeking facilities at beggars' homes here.

Zee Media launches initiative to liberate children from child labour

Zee Media takes an initiative to liberate children from the clutches of child labour.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi speaks to Zee Media on saving the future of poor kids who are trafficked or dragged into child labour.

Special: Zee Media's initiative to liberate children from child labour

Zee Media starts an initiative to liberate children from the clutches of child labour.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi speaks to Zee Media on saving the future of poor kids who are trafficked or dragged into child labour.

Special: Zee Media's initiative to liberate children from child labour- Part 2

Zee Media starts an initiative to liberate children from the clutches of child labour.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi speaks to Zee Media on saving the future of poor kids who are trafficked or dragged into child labour.

We actors are like beggars: Rani

Actress Rani Mukherji would love to be a part of women-oriented movies but feels actors are like beggars as they can`t choose much.

`Man went on killing spree because beggars once thrashed him`

Police has arrested a 35-years-old man, accused of killing six beggars in the temple town last month to avenge a beating he once got from beggars in Pune.

Bill to rehabilitate beggars passed in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Assembly passed a bill aiming to rehabilitate, train, treat and educate beggars in the state.

Shanghai prepares list of `professional` beggars

A 22-year-old man, caught 308 times, topped the list, while an 88-year-old woman, caught 292 times, was second.

Shanghai police rank beggars

Shanghai police publicised an online ranking list of beggars to expose the most frequently caught beggars on the city`s busy metro trains.

Professional beggars throng Karachi during Ramazan

Professional beggars from across Pakistan have thronged Karachi, to mint maximum charity during the month of Ramazan.

Bangladesh beggars to be `paid` during World Cup

According to a 2005 study, Bangladesh has about 700,000 beggars.

Dhaka beggars to be cleared for World Cup

Bangladesh’s police have been told to clear beggars from Dhaka during World Cup.

Where have the beggars in Delhi gone?

Almost all roads and temples complexes are now looking beggar-free and hawkers selling balloons, magazines, pens and cheap accessories at traffic signals have also quietly
disappeared overnight without explanation.

China`s latest challenge: Swelling ranks of beggars

Beggars are increasingly becoming a common site in Chinese cities.