India Disability News

Mental health and law in India

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 17:16
It examines various facets of mental health keeping the legal system of India and ethical issues in Forensic Psychiatry, in mind. It also gives updates on legal statues like MHCA 2017, Rights of Perso...

India’s stand-up comics are pulling no punches

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 16:49
India’s first partially blind comedian makes no bones about it. The rest of the set is peppered with references to his disability, woven with quips about sex, caste, and politics. In another show he s...

How is Medicaid Expansion Boosting Employment in People With Disabilities?

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 12:32
Individuals with disabilities were more likely to be employed in Medicaid expansion states compared to other states who have not expanded their Medicaid policy, finds a new study. The findings of this ...

Shockingly, India Is About To Privatize 100 Terabytes of Its Citizens Data

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 03:41
if they have a physical disability, or fall under the defence quota. Shockingly, the government of India is now planning to sell this data to the highest bidder, which will be unknown third parties de...

Know About Inclov, India’s First Matchmaking App Exclusively For Disabled People!

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 05:21
In India, people with disabilities are often invisible in day-to-day life, despite numbering tens of millions. Inclov, an app that seeks to target those people, helps in giving them the opportunities ...

Complaints’ log: Air India, Jet & Indigo are flying low

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 19:54
The state-owned carrier Air India, which the Centre wants to divest ... Staff behaviour, refund, fare, disability and catering were the other reasons why passengers had lodged complaints. The reason f...

BJP Mumbai spokesperson files FIR against AAP founder for mocking his disability

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 07:28
Nakhua has stated that he has been suffering from polio since childhood and Ravi Srivastav’s comments were intentionally targeted to demean him and mock his disability. The FIR has been filed under se...

Sports education in India is undergoing a welcome change, says Mary Kom

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 02:28
"The government has introduced various initiatives, including Khelo India, to make people realise the importance ... out of which six footballers have intellectual disability. The female football team ...

Global investors' interest in 'Make in India' initiative to spur job avenues and revenue growth: Dr GSK Velu

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 01:08
1 per day to a coverage for accidental fatalities and disabilities, the new schemes are enhancing ... a drastic improvement in clinical practice and clinical research in India, said Dr. Velu. Moreover ...

Guatemala orphans caged, abused

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:50
“Serious and pervasive abuses” were found in 13 private and government-run orphanages across the country visited by the Disability Rights International (DRI), the group said in its report. Nearly 5,00...

Declare admission results HC directs JNU

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 17:53
"The petitioner has also challenged the decision of the university not to grant any weightage to the written examination and alleged it had failed to grant any relaxation to persons with disabilities ...

WBFI, VMS organizes 3-day workshop for specially-abled basketballers

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 17:24
We don’t have a young team in India. We are desperately trying to identify under-25 ‎men and women so as to develop very strong young Paralympics team,” she said. In her message to persons who are liv...

Injuries Disable 200 Soldiers Every Year, Says Senior Army Doctor

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 07:56
The Indian Army is engaged in anti-terrorism and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has more than 10 lakh personnel. Lt Gen Puri said it is an immense ...

This device could come as a boon for the disabled

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 19:37
Team Apollo of MV Jayaraman College of Engineering, Bengaluru, has developed a prototype known as ‘Gesture Talk’ which will convert sign language into a text or audio message and vice versa. The team ...

200 armed forces personnel become disabled from injuries every year: Army doctor

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:40
"Every year 200 armed forces personnel suffer from serious disability. It is a huge number ... militancy and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has mor...

200 armed force personnel becoming disabled due to injuries every year, says top Army doctor

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:01
"Every year 200 armed forces personnel suffer from serious disability. It is a huge number ... militancy and anti-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India. The Army alone has mor...

Wheelchair tennis player Madhusudhan looks to battle odds, discrimination to make India proud

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 11:39
That's the state of apathy in India presently," added Joseph ... to complete my academics and I was then introduced to APD (the Association of People with Disability), who encouraged me to take up whe...

AAP founder mocks BJP spokesperson for his disability, gets called out by netizens for insensitivity

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 07:07
This was seen as a clear insult hurled towards Suresh Nakhua’s disability. He rightly rhetorted that this ... and the manner in which he had mocked and humiliated Nakhua. What India needs is being hel...

UK healthcare award winner wants unique rehab centre in India

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 03:20
"I would like to set up training and run a government-recognised training course in India on 'Posture Management and Assistive Technology for People with Complex Disabilities'," she added. The healthc...

Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:05
I would like to set up training and run a government-recognized training course in India on Posture Management and Assistive Technology for People with Complex Disabilities," Sangle added.

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