Homeless In Delhi

  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Thousands of homeless women and children spend their nights out on the streets of the national capital, battling not just the cold but also abuse and violence. With only six shelters for women, many who are forced to live in the open share horror stories of sexual assault...
  • Delhi doesn't take care of its workers, rue the city's homeless January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Lakhs of people come to Delhi everyday in search of a good job, better life and a brighter future. But lack of economic or social support for the urban poor in the capital forces a large percentage to live on the streets. Dipankar Sarkar was just six-years-old when he...
  • Over 3 lakh homeless braving winter chill on Delhi streets January 4, 2013

    Over three lakh people in Delhi live on streets braving extreme weather, economic hardship and government apathy. Though there are arrangements of night shelters for homeless people, many don't prefer going there citing the transport cost involved in reaching the shelters. There are others who allege that police isn't sensitive...