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Delhi: 19,000 homeless persons to sleep in shelters this winter

In an effort to prevent death of any homeless person due to sleeping in open during Delhi's chilly winters, the government has arranged night shelters and tents to accommodate at least 19,000 people.

VHP wants Akbar's fort in Allahabad to be replaced with night shelter

Kicking up a controversy, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday said the fort built by Mughal emperor Akbar on the banks of the river Yamuna here is a "symbol of subjugation of Hindus" and wanted the imposing structure to be replaced with a night shelter for poor pilgrims visiting to have a dip in the holy Sangam.

AIIMS sets up temporary night shelter in Delhi

 AIIMS in collaboration with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has set up a temporary 40-bed night shelter outside its dental centre, to bring relief to patients and their relatives from the biting cold in the national capital.

Delhi has 16,600 homeless, 184 night shelters

There are 16,600 homeless persons including children and elderly in Delhi and 184 night shelters that can accommodate 14,584 of them are currently functioning, Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday.

Delhi BJP asks LG to improve condition of night shelters

The Delhi unit of BJP on Thursday urged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to improve the condition of city's night shelters.

Night shelters are for pregnant and lactating women: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday rapped night shelters` occupants who have made them their permanent home and said the shelters were meant for homeless pregnant and lactating women and not for healthy persons.

Bhopal Collector, BMC head take stock of night shelter facility

Bhopal District Collector Nishant Warvade along with Municipal Corporation Commissioner Vishesh Garhpale convened a meeting of corporation zonal officers to take stock of "Rainbaseras".

Agra`s homeless get new night shelters

Good Samaritans in the Taj city have got together to open night shelters free of cost for the poor and the homeless.

Night shelters in horrible condition: NGO tells HC

An NGO Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the city government had failed to provide even basic amenities for the poor living in night shelters and they are in a "horrible" condition.

Delhi HC reserves order on night shelter

The NGOs have failed to properly maintain the temporary night shelters in the city which has led to their low occupancy, according to a panel appointed by the Delhi HC following a Delhi government plea to shut down the facility.

Delhi HC asks lawyer to file report on condition of night shelter

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday
appointed a lawyer as Court Commissioner and directed her to
visit a building, converted into a night shelter for homeless

Convert unused building into night shelter: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked
MCD to convert a portion of a building lying unused for
several years into a night shelter to accommodate the homeless
people during this winter.

Ensure night shelter for Delhi`s homeless: Court to MCD

Slamming the MCD for being insensitive, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked it to provide shelter to homeless people whose night refuge was demolished by the civic agency despite the chilling winter.

HC to MCD: Restore night shelter for homeless people

In a relief to the homeless
people, the Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the MCD to restore
night shelter for them on temporary basis at Pusa road here.