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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], September 19 (ANI): Public Health Engineering (PHE) Contractors Welfare Association came forward for a noble cause to vaccinate the street beggars and van pullers against COVID-19 along with the Rotary Club of Siliguri (Blood Bank).
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], September 2 (ANI): Kabul -- a vibrant city where streets were once clogged with cars and rusty bikes, beggars and blaring music, and the smells of spices and sizzling meat, turned to desperation and depression on the first day of Taliban rule in Afghanistan on Wednesday,
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], August 6 (ANI): At least 60 beggars of different areas have been provided jobs by the state government under a scheme through 'vocational training for life with dignity' in Jaipur.
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], August 4 (ANI): Karnataka's Kalaburagi City Corporation has launched a survey of beggars to rehabilitate them and stop the practice.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that it cannot take an elitist view and ban begging while stressing that needing to take to the streets to eke out a living is a socio-economic problem.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 17 (ANI): A Jain temple in Mumbai, which was earlier converted into a COVID-19 vaccination centre, is now inoculating beggars and street vendors who do not have any identity proof for free.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 1 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Delhi Government and Delhi Police on a petition seeking direction to temporarily restrain beggars and vagabonds from begging at traffic junctions and in markets to avoid spreading Covid-19, and rehabilitat
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Sirsa, Sunita Duggal on Monday slammed Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sujata Mondal Khan who had termed Dalits "beggars by nature" and said her remarks represented her party's mindset.
North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], April 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to expel Trinamool Congress candidate Sujata Mondal who termed Dalits "beggars by nature".
Updated : 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 11 (ANI): India has over 4 lakh beggars, with the highest 81,244 beggars in West Bengal, while Lakshadweep merely has two vagrants according to the 2011 census, Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot informed the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi [India], March 11 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that there is no comprehensive scheme for the rehabilitation of persons engaged in begging.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], February 5 (ANI): A campaign for 'beggar-free' Rajasthan has been started in Jaipur, where beggars are being rehabilitated with the joint efforts of Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC) and Sopan Institute of Science, Technology and Mana