Homeless

  • More than 8,000 homeless registered to vote in Lok Sabha polls 31-03-2014 11:51 AM

    A new brigade of voters is gearing up for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as more than 8,000 homeless people, scattered across New Delhi, have been issued voter IDs by the Delhi Election Commission. But the commission has said that its duty does not end with the voter registration, it...
  • Upset daughter says Zohra Sehgal, 101, refused a ground floor flat in Delhi 14-02-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to a media report that the urban development ministry declined to give Zohra Sehgal a ground floor flat because she doesn't qualify under certain clauses, the veteran actress's daughter feels it is an insult to her and the case should be taken up as a "special category"....
  • NHRC issues notice to Kejriwal government over deaths of homeless 22-01-2014 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued a notice to the Delhi government seeking a report in connection with deaths of homeless persons on the streets of the city allegedly due to cold and rain. The notice was served to the Chief Secretary, calling for a report...
  • AAP has not made any home shelters for homeless, says BJP 19-01-2014 11:57 AM

    Senior BJP leader Dr Harsh Vardhan hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government saying they have not made any nigh shelters for the homeless. Vardhan said, "It's been over 20 days now that the Delhi government was formed. So far they have not made any night shelters for...
  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse 24-12-2013 09:49 AM

    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: Over 1 lakh homeless people brave the winters on streets 23-12-2013 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: As the cold intensifies, over 1 lakh homeless people have been braving the harsh winters on the streets of Delhi. The lack of shelter homes force many to spend their nights out on footpaths, under flyovers, open grounds and even in urinals. CNN-IBN's Meenakshi Upreti spent a night...
  • Delhi: EC gives voter cards to more than 100 homeless 20-11-2013 05:41 PM

    The Election Commission distributed voter identity cards to more than 100 homeless people in New Delhi so that they can vote in the December 4 Assembly polls, authorities said on Wednesday. The cards were issued to those living on pavements and roadside areas of Yamuna market in the central district...
  • Bangalore: 300 corporates spend a night in the open to get a first-hand feel of poverty 02-10-2013 10:43 AM

    Bangalore: What's it like to be rich and live a poor life? The joy of giving week kicked off this Gandhi jayanti, with around 300 corporates in Bangalore spending a night as the homeless would, without a roof over their heads. Some of them came armed with sleeping bags, some...
  • Need to enable differently-abled, homeless people to vote: EC 04-08-2013 01:53 AM

    The Election Commission is looking at ways to improve voter turnout during polls by, among others, including differently-abled and homeless people in the exercise, officials said at the conclusion of a two-day meet in Agra of election officers of states and Union territories. Talking to reporters upon the conclusion of...
  • Johnny Depp hires homeless people to play extras in new film 28-05-2013 04:38 PM

    London: 'Pirates of the Carribean' star Johnny Depp has reportedly hired two homeless people as extras in his upcoming flick 'Transcendence'. The 49-year-old actor is said to have employed the couple after he saw them living in the streets in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reported Contactmusic. "Johnny always likes to help...
  • Delhi: Shelters for homeless inadequate 05-01-2013 09:28 AM

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  • CNN-IBN Campaign: Help the homeless all across the country 04-01-2013 11:22 PM

    As the temperatures drop, the worst sufferers are those who have no home, no food and no warmth. At CNN-IBN, we bring you the plight of the homeless and how you can help. ...
  • Watch: Homeless women in Delhi on fighting cold, abuse 03-01-2013 09:00 AM

    Watch the plight of homeless women who are battling with cold and sexual abuse on the Delhi streets. ...
  • CNN-IBN Campaign: Help the homeless this winter 02-01-2013 11:29 PM

    As the temperatures drop, the worst sufferers are those who have no home, no food and no warmth. At CNN-IBN, we bring you the plight of the homeless and how you can help. ...
  • Over 3 lakh homeless braving winter chill on Delhi streets 02-01-2013 11:47 AM

    Over three lakh people in Delhi live on streets braving extreme weather, economic hardship and government apathy. ...
  • How you can help the homeless this winters 24-12-2011 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: A handful of Delhi's residents went out of their way to help the poor and the needy. CNN-IBN witnessed the heartwarming scenes as it spent another cold night with the homeless in Delhi. It's turning into a bitter winter and their resources are running short. Many of the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-12-2011 11:27 PM

    Watch today's top stories, talking point on India @ 9 with IBN 18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Not enough shelters for homeless to fight cold 21-12-2011 06:26 AM

    New Delhi: With chilling conditions across North India, cries of homeless in Delhi are never heard over the din of the traffic. They are on their own in Delhi, with no place to call their home they are forced to spend the cold night under the flyovers. At past 11...
  • CJ Bipin demands for more shelters for homeless 26-11-2011 09:03 PM

    Out in the cold, CJ Bipin shows how Delhi's homeless shelters are inadequate. ...
  • This winter, spare a thought for the homeless

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    It's the month of Diwali, the time when the Goddess of wealth is in her most benevolent mood, fulfilling the wishes of her devotees. I...

  • Multi-billionaire Madonna's brother is homeless 24-10-2011 11:58 AM

    London: Pop diva Madonna's older brother is living in penury. He says he has no roof over his head and that he makes a living by collecting bottles from the trash. Hollywoodreproter.com reports that The Michigan Messenger published a conversation with the singer's brother, Anthony Ciccone, who claims he has...
  • Funk Legend Sly Stone is homeless 26-09-2011 07:44 PM

    New York: Sly Stone, the reclusive soul legend and the mastermind behind the band 'Sly & Family Stone', is now homeless and living out of a white van. Stone, who is considered one of the pioneers in funk music and has given hits like 'Dance to the Music', 'Everyday People',...