Blind Students

  • SC asks DU to be more sensitive to visually impaired students May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked Delhi University to look into the grievances of blind students seeking a special course to initiate them into the four year undergraduate course starting in the coming academic year. The blind students have sought the introduction of a bridge course for teaching Mathematics and...
  • Pune: School helps blind realise their dreams October 5, 2011

    Pune: As a visually impaired student, sixteen year old Suchita felt there were no vocational institutes where she could realise her dream of becoming a teacher. That's when she heard of Meera Badve's Niwant, a school and vocational institute in Pune. Meera Badve says, "Niwant aims to change how the...
  • Visually impaired student makes it to IIM July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old 100 per cent visually impaired student from Kolkata has battled all odds to make it to the prestigious management school - IIM. The IIM dream, chased by many but realised by few. 26-year-old Suresh Reddy from IIM Calcutta belongs to the select club. He was 13...
  • IBN impact: Blind students may get hostel back September 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has finally written to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), requesting them to hand over the building to the 30 blind students, who were illegally evicted from the house last month. Two weeks ago, CNN-IBN reported about a group of blind students, who were evicted for...
  • Govt promises help to evicted blind students August 16, 2010

    Days after CNN-IBN reported on the plight of 30 visually challenged students who were thrown out of their hostel, the government has promised to help them. ...
  • Delhi govt to help evicted blind students August 15, 2010

    New Delhi: There seems to be some ray of hope for the blind men who became homeless after they were evicted from the building in New Delhi where they had been staying in for the last nine years. After CNN-IBN showed the blind men had been forced to stay under...
  • Govt evicts blind students from 'illegal' hostel August 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Even as India gets ready to celebrate it's 64th Independence Day, a group of blind students are fighting for a place to live in the national capital. On July 26, the students who had been living in a building in Virender Nagar in West Delhi were evicted by the...
  • When the blind 'saw' the Taj Mahal December 26, 2006

    Agra: They may not be able to see but they used their trained fingers to feel every inch of the Taj Mahal, holding one another's shoulders, in a scene that moved locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Taj were surprised to see a bunch of 20 teenagers sporting white caps,...