Pragati Maidan slums razed; many homeless

Residents say they woke up to the rumble of JCBs around 4 am and were shocked to see people preparing to take their houses down.

published on : 2nd June 2023

Fire breaks out at slum in Mumbai; two injured

There was no report of any casualty in the blaze which erupted at 4.40 am in the slum located in Nargis Dutt Nagar in Bandra (West), a civic official said.

published on : 17th May 2023

Odisha commissionerate police launch programme to support education of girls in urban slums

Financial assistance will also be provided to the identified girl students who will pursue higher studies like PG, medical, engineering and others in the coming years, said the organisers.

published on : 13th March 2023

Open defecation worry resurfaces for steel city, Rourkela

Residents from city slums are seen defecating in public spaces that has undone the exercise that was successful after a sustained drive.   

published on : 25th January 2023

Kishan visits Nampally slums, asks State govt to develop ‘real Hyderabad’

During his visit, Kishan met with residents of the slums and listened to their concerns about the lack of infrastructure and services in their communities.

published on : 7th January 2023

British royals Prince Harry, Meghanā€‹ Markle pick Mumbai charity for wedding gift donations 

They have chosen a charity working for women in Mumbai's slums among a handful of organisations unveiled today that will become recipients of donations in place of gifts for their royal wedding.

published on : 10th April 2018