'Pinjra tod' campaigners get threat calls, FIR registered

"Pinjra tod" campaigners, a group of girls from various universities in Delhi who have been protesting against the biased hostel rules for them, allegedly received threat call to withdraw the movement following which an FIR was registered against unknown persons here on Tuesday.

Sep 22, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Centre has approved construction of 2160 more girls hostels across nation

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question, revealed that the Centre plans to build 2160 more hostels for girls across the country.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

Don't frame schemes you can't implement: SC to Centre

Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on the slow pace of the Centre in implementing the "Babu Jagjivan Ram Chhatrawas Yojana" to provide hostels to students belonging to SC/ST category, saying it should not frame schemes that it cannot implement.

Jan 30, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

TN govt hostels to be developed as residential schools, colleges

Andhra Pradesh Minister for Social Welfare Ravela Kishore Babu here said on Sunday that all social welfare hostels in the state would be developed as residential schools and colleges in a phased manner.

Nov 02, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Building hostels for women, orphans to be CSR activity

Setting up of hostels for women and orphans as well as efforts that benefit armed forces veterans etc will come under the `Corporate Social Responsibility` spending ambit.

Feb 27, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

District admin takes over girls` hostel in Sehore

The district administration at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh has taken over the hostel run by the Bright Star Social Society.

Jan 13, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

NEC to build hostels in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune

The North Eastern Council (NEC) has decided to build hostels to accommodate youths from the region in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Mysore.

Sep 03, 2012, 17:40 PM IST

Expelled docs asked to vacate hostels in MP

After expelling over 1000 junior
doctors from the five government hospitals across Madhya

Jul 27, 2009, 17:10 PM IST