widows

Widows of Vrindavan: A forgotten lot in elections

Banished by their families and abandoned, the widows here are even ignored by politicians as well for most of them are not registered voters.

published on : 9th April 2019

Sherpa widows breaking down taboos as they eye Everest

Last season 18 women reached the top of Everest -- towering over the world at 8,848-metre -- a record number, according to Nepal's department of tourism.

published on : 29th March 2019

Widows mourn Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's demise, cancel Holi celebrations in Vrindavan

Hundreds of widow sisters, mothers and people gathered at the historic Gopinath temple of Vrindavan and paid respect to the departed soul and offered condolences.

published on : 18th March 2019

Uttar Pradesh: 22 women found availing widow pension benefits when husbands are alive

The incident came to light in Sitapur district on Saturday.

published on : 17th November 2018

This Janmashtami, widows in Vrindavan look forward to starting life afresh in new 'home'

The widows have found homes in 'Krishna Kutir', a 1,000-bed facility developed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development under the 'Swadhar Greh' scheme on 1.4 hectares of land.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Adarsh Housing Society flouted every rule, ignored Kargil war widows

Located in a sensitive coastal area and in proximity to several defence establishments, the flats however ended up being allocated to bureaucrats, and relatives of politicians.

published on : 22nd December 2017