World Homeless Day: Drawings of destitute kids in Chennai bring a dose of reality

Twelve-year-old Sona’s crayon drawings is a colourful yet poignant collection of her life without a roof over her head.

published on : 11th October 2021

Homeless people vulnerable to crime, say police

People without a house are more vulnerable to becoming victims of crimes than those who have a house, Inspector General of Police P Vijayan said.

published on : 8th October 2021

How many homeless mentally ill vaccinated against Covid?: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the State government to hold a survey of the homeless mentally ill in the State and inform how many of them were vaccinated for Covid-19.

published on : 6th October 2021

Kejriwal launches free meals scheme at shelter homes

The Delhi government on Sunday launched the Mukhyamantri Poshahar Yojana, a shelter-home feeding initiative in collaboration with the Akshaya Patra Foundation.

published on : 9th August 2021

120 homeless vaccinated in Rajamahendravaram

Samithi president TK Visweswara Reddy said first vaccine doses were administered to the poor in accordance with the Covid protocols.

published on : 5th August 2021

Good Samaritans to feed homeless on occasion of Eid al Adha

Usually many people come forward to distribute the food in orphanages during the festival.

published on : 20th July 2021

Homeless, beggars should work; everything can't be provided to them by state: Bombay HC

The court also raised questions on the petitioner, saying that granting all the prayers sought in the petition would be like an "invitation to people not to work".

published on : 3rd July 2021

Kochi Corp, NGO help vaccinate homeless

In a novel gesture, the corporation in association with city-based ‘Mirror’  NGO on Wednesday conducted a vaccination camp for homeless and destitutes at the Ernakulam Town Hall.

published on : 17th June 2021

Homeless people in Delhi struggle to get ration amid COVID lockdown

As the national capital prepares to unlock gradually, they are uncertain about what lies ahead for the city's homeless population.

published on : 30th May 2021

Vaccinate all homeless across Chennai, urges plea in Madras HC

The petitioner said that the State has to identify the destitute and administer them the vaccine doses without demanding any identity cards from them.

published on : 27th May 2021

Govt officers come to rescue of the homeless in Chengalpattu

With many homeless people struggling for food due to the lockdown, a team of government officers in Chengalpattu district have joined hands to provide them food.

published on : 21st May 2021

Hyderabad cop wins hearts on social media after he fed two homeless children from his lunchbox

My dinner that night got delayed by an hour, but there were chances that they would have gone to bed empty stomach had I not given them food,” he says.

published on : 19th May 2021

Plea to provide quality meals to homeless thrice a day: HC seeks stand of Centre, Delhi government

The court issued a notice to the Centre, National Human Rights Commission, Delhi government, police and various other bodies seeking their stand on the petition.

published on : 17th May 2021

Hands to hold: Kochiites come forward to help homeless

Kochi has set an example in the past by launching a crowdfunding campaign to help its Covid-hit population.

published on : 13th May 2021

Strategic action plan for Chennai homeless

The organisation recommends improving access to entitlements by enhancing coordination between  government departments and through convergence of schemes and laws.

published on : 13th May 2021
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