HELPLINE

  • Delhi government to revamp women's distress helpline 181 December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181 set up after the December 16 gang rape incident. "We are in the process of revamping the 181 women's distress helpline as it has been brought to our notice...
  • Delhi government sets up helpline for information on Ebola November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has set up a control room and helpline in the city for internal monitoring of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to provide information about the disease to the public. The control room can be contacted at 011-22307145. "As of now Ebola has not reached India....
  • Air India launches dedicated phones for flight update in fog season November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the fog season, Air India has beefed up its telephone network in four major metros in addition to its all-India toll-free call centre to provide latest status of its flights. The airline has set up dedicated telephone numbers in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, in addition...
  • Telangana government to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety. The helpline should have the toll free number '181', he suggested during a review meeting on women's safety, as per a release...
  • Helpline for people from Northeast to be set up: MHA October 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: Helpline for people from Northeast will be set up in major cities starting from Gurgaon in the wake of the recent racist attacks. This was on Saturday announced by Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, who was to review the law and order situation following an attack...
  • Gujarat government launches helpline to build toilets at home September 21, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday launched a toll free number for people in Valsad district through which they can seek government's assistance in building toilets at home. The service was launched by Patel at a function at Nanapodha village in Kaparda taluka of Valsad. As per the new...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last fourfive months. It was launched to help men at...
  • Delhi: DJB launches 24x7 call centre September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Giving teeth to its public grievance redressal system, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday launched a centralised 24/7 call centre to deal with consumers' complaints. This facility would be available in English and Hindi and handle customers' queries related to water supply, sewer issues, request for tankers, water contamination...
  • J&K floods: Helpline numbers for assistance September 8, 2014

    In the wake of heavy rainfall that flooded Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have set up helpline numbers. Here is the list of how you can provide help to the ones struck by this tragedy. Helpline numbers: Flood Control Room No : New Delhi J&K House: (011)24611210 and 24611108 Srinagar: 01942452138 Jammu: 01912560401 Home Ministry...
  • Delhi Police launches WhatsApp helpline to curb corruption August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Smartphones and the popular chat messenger WhatsApp in it has now turned into an effective weapon against errant policemen with Delhi Police launching a new anticorruption helpline where one can send audio or video clips if any cop seeks bribe or harasses a person. The new helpline...
  • Government sets up control room, helpline for Ebola virus surveillance August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday set up a control room and launched helpline numbers to maintain an intensive surveillance to prevent the spread of dreaded Ebola virus in the country and provide information about it to the common people. "The helpline numbers 23063205, 23061469 and 23061302 were made operational this...
  • Raman government to set up helpline for women in Chhattisgarh June 20, 2014

    In a bid to provide protection to women facing violence, a firstofitskind integrated helplinecumcrisis centre is soon to be launched in Chhattisgarh. A 24X7 women's helpline, number181, will soon be opened in the state which aims to provide aid for postviolence trauma as also protection to women from any form of...
  • Save Indian Family NGO starts helpline for men in distress in Ahmedabad June 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: For men facing legal trouble due to domestic and other problems, a helpline has been launched to provide them guidance and counselling. In an endeavour to provide 'protection' to men facing lawrelated problems, Save Indian Family (SIF) a group of 50 NGOs has launched its Gujarat chapter and...
  • Badaun gangrape: District administration launches 3 toll free numbers for women June 5, 2014

    The district administration on Thursday launched three tollfree helpline numbers for women and girls in distress, with an aim to instill confidence in them after the gang rape and murder of two teenagers in Badaun. The administration also decided to launch an awareness drive with the help of social groups and...
  • Badaun gangrape: Akhilesh govt to set up women's helpline in all 75 districts June 3, 2014

    Rattled by the national outcry after the rape and killing of two minors in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday ordered the setting up of women helplines in all 75 districts of the state. A statement issued by the chief minister's office said senior superintendents of police/superintendents of...
  • Badaun gangrape: Under fire, Akhilesh talks tough, orders helplines June 3, 2014

    Lucknow: Under fire over the rising lawlessness in his state and protests against the Badaun gangrape and murders, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has removed Principal Secretary AK Gupta. The Chief Minister has also ordered authorities to set up a helpline to deal with complaints regarding harassment of women...
  • Ration helpline gets plenty of queries May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ration helpline number of the Delhi government till now has received 90,753 calls related to queries and complaints. "The complaints received so far mostly pertain to non opening of FPS, quality of foodgrains, issue of foodgrains less than the entitlement, service deficiency at the FPS and misbehavior...
  • Country needs 'Bharat model' of development: Pravin Togadia May 12, 2014

    Thane: VHP international president Pravin Togadia on Monday said the country needs "Bharat model" of development. "We want a Bharat model that will give us prosperity, security and health," Togadia said while replying to a query on whether India needs a Gujarat model or any other model of development. He...
  • Black money in polls: I-T starts helpline for Delhi March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has floated a toll-free helpline number for general public to alert it about any suspicious movement of large sums of cash in the national capital during polls. The investigation wing of the department has created a control room and complaint monitoring cell at its...
  • District administration sets up control room, helpline for Lok Sabha polls March 12, 2014

    The district administration has set up a control room with a helpline here in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. The control room and the helpline '1077' was set couple of days ago, however citizens have complained that the number could not be connected through mobile phones. Meanwhile, the administration has...
  • Delhi's women helpline to be disconnected, Sheila attacks Kejriwal March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A women's safety helpline set up by former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit following the brutal gangrape of a young medical student in December 2012, is now being disconnected. Dikshit said she was disappointed to see the way this helpline was being handled. "I'm extremely pained and disappointed. This...
  • Punjab: Women Helpline receives 1.17 lakh calls in 5 months January 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: The '181 Helpline', started to help women in distress, has received 1.17 lakh calls within five months of its launch in Punjab. Giving details about the helpline, Additional Director General of Police (ADGPSecurity) Dinkar Gupta, said that out of the total 1.17 lakh calls about 38,000 calls were related to...
  • AAP's anticorruption helpline: Two Delhi Police constables caught taking bribe January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Two constables of the Delhi Police were caught taking bribe on Saturday following a complaint at the anticorruption helpline number. Delhi Principal Secretary in CM office Rajendra Kumar said that constables Ishwar Singh and Sandeep Kumar of Janakpuri police station were caught taking bribe of Rs 3000 from...
  • BJP Govt does an AAP in MP; launches complaints helpline January 11, 2014

    Apparently taking a cue from AAP administration in Delhi, the BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh has set up a helpline to lodge complaints about bribe demand and pending works in offices. Aggrieved citizens can dial 9009133322 for lodging complaints about bribe demand by Government servants and delay in getting their work...
  • News 360: US jury indicts, Devyani returns to India January 10, 2014

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • Antigraft helpline a huge hit, first bribe taker arrested: Kejriwal January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Within 36 hours of introducing an anticorruption helpline number, Delhi government has arrested a government official while he was allegedly taking bribe. The official is a staff at the Assistant Registrar office. However, the Assistant Registrar managed to flee the clutches of AntiCorruption Bureau sleuths and is still absconding....
  • AAP helpline: Will citizens doing sting operation on government officials end corruption? January 9, 2014

    A day after announcing an antigraft helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his initiative has been a big success. The AAP leader said that as many as 3,200 calls were received in just three hours after the helpline number was announced. The helpline even promises to assist citizens...
  • AAP claims Delhi antigraft helpline a big hit, experts not satisfied January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after announcing an antigraft helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his initiative has been a big success. The AAP leader said that as many as 3,200 calls were received in just three hours after the helpline number was announced. The helpline even promises to assist...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to meet Delhi citizens on the road during 'Janata Darbar' January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Just a day after taking a significant step by introducing an anticorruption helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday came up with yet another populist measure under which the Delhi ministers would now be available on streets to address grievances of the general public. Kejriwal announced that...
  • AAP's anticorruption helpline gets thousands of calls on first day January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The anticorruption helpline launched by the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi seems to be getting thousands of calls on the first day itself. Till 3 pm on Thursday, the cell had received 3,000 calls of which 700 have been attended to. AAP is planning to double the...