National Platform For The Rights Of The Disabled Nprd
India  /  Published 03.02.21

Budget slash on Dalit students

The Union budget has allocated Rs 3,416 crore in 2021-22 for the post-matric scholarship scheme for Dalit students, less than half the amount the cabinet had earmarked a month ago. On December 23 las...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Swamy: wait for sipper to end soon

Father Stan Swamy’s painful wait for a staw and a sipper cannot be tolerated anymore, a prominent disability rights outfit that is planning to send the drinking aid to the jailed Parkinson&rsquo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.11.20

Swamy: plea to rights panel

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Disabled: bid to change law

The CPM has condemned the move to amend the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, and several organisations of the disabled have urged the government not to go through with the changes, aimed...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.19

Call for apology after PM ‘joke’

A nationwide body campaigning for the rights of the disabled on Sunday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joining a chorus of angry public responses to his remarks relating to dysl...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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