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Delhi's homeless may be imparted skills to get jobs

Hundreds of homeless people staying in government-run night shelters across the capital may soon get jobs if a novel proposal to train and make them employable goes through.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:26 PM IST

Way to go! Kochi restaurant installs 'public fridge' to feed the needy

The initiative, which was launched on March 23, has been named “Nanma Maram”.

Mar 29, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

DNA: 10 homeless people die every day in Delhi due to cold

The winters are getting colder and colder in Delhi which is killing many homeless people daily in Delhi. On an average around 10 homeless people die every day in Delhi due to cold winters.

Jan 22, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Two homeless persons die due to cold in Delhi

 As the national capital reeled under severe cold wave, two homeless persons were found dead in different parts of Delhi on Wednesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

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?

Dec 27, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

Venkaiah to discuss shelters for homeless with states

 Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will Friday meet the chief secretaries of all the states and union territories to discuss their action plans on setting up temporary and permanent shelters for homeless people.

Nov 20, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

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.

Nov 13, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Govt to launch 'rental housing' scheme for migrants, poor

Aiming to provide temporary shelter for migrants and homeless people, the government is firming up a new initiative to launch a rental housing project in the big cities to answer their accommodation needs.

Nov 02, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

Build shelter homes for homeless or face consequences: SC to govts

Supreme Court on Friday directed UP, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh governments to build sufficient number of shelter homes for homeless people ahead of the winter season.

Oct 31, 2014, 12:30 PM IST

Need more night shelters in the capital: NGO to Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court was on Friday informed by some NGOs that more permanent night shelters were required in the city as homeless people could still be seen sleeping on roads and also in view of the approaching winter even as they alleged that its orders on upkeep of such facilities were not being followed.

Sep 19, 2014, 22:28 PM IST

`Selfies with homeless people` latest `shameful` trend on Instagram

The desire for virtual fame apparently took an ugly and shameful turn when netizens were seen reportedly seen sharing `selfies with homeless people` on photo-sharing service Instagram.

Feb 11, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

5.3 lakh families in the country are homeless: Maken

As many as 5.3 lakh families in the country are homeless, Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken has told Rajya Sabha.

Mar 09, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

Delhi Govt mulls new facilities for homeless people

The Delhi Government is
considering a host of facilities for homeless people in the
city, including offering cooked food at nominal rates at
various places across the national capital.

Feb 16, 2010, 23:16 PM IST