Shelter

  • Peeved with poor quality food, 11 women escape shelter house in Siwan 13-04-2014 04:57 PM

    Eleven women inmates have escaped from a shelter house in Bihar's Siwan district district, an officer said. Apparently peeved with poor quality of food served there, 11 of 19 females lodged there took to heels in the small hours, District Project Officer Rajkumar Yadav said. A case has been registered...
  • Vasundhara Raje flags off 10 night-shelter buses for pavement dwellers 25-02-2014 03:52 PM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday flagged off ten 'rain basera' buses with a view to provide night shelter to pavement dwellers. The buses will be stationed at public spots such as railway stations, bus stands and hospitals, Raje said in Jaipur. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation has...
  • Delhi HC pulls up AAP government over poor state of night shelters 27-01-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: After facing a rebellion by its MLA Vinod Kumar Binny and under attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Arvind Kejriwal government is facing the heat in the Delhi High Court. The Delhi High Court on Monday slammed the Kejriwal government for not inviting all NGOs on the...
  • 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...
  • Vasundhara Raje holds surprise inspection of night shelters 15-01-2014 02:57 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister once again followed in the footsteps on Aam Aadmi Party as she held a surprise inspection of night shelters in the state on Tuesday night. The Aam Aadmi Party has had an effect on the Rajasthan CM as she first scaled down her personal security to...
  • Cold waves kill 2 in Muzaffarnagar, 6 children at night shelter camps fall ill 13-01-2014 02:12 PM

    Two persons, including a woman, died due to cold even as six children living in night shelter camps fell ill in Shamli district, officials sources said. Irshad (55) died on Sunday after he fell ill due to cold at Gangeru village. Icy winds have been sweeping the region for some...
  • Bhopal Collector, BMC head take stock of night shelter facility 13-01-2014 12:04 PM

    Bhopal District Collector Nishant Warvade along with Municipal Corporation Commissioner Vishesh Garhpale convened a meeting of corporation zonal officers to take stock of "Rainbaseras", shelters provided to the homeless people in chilly weather conditions. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had been for the last few days himself visiting...
  • HC asks Delhi government to submit policy on shelter for homeless 09-01-2014 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the city government to place before it its long term and short term policies for providing shelter to the homeless. A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana also directed the government to file an affidavit on the number of homeless...
  • Experts not convinced with AAP's idea of bus night shelters 09-01-2014 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: Under pressure, the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has ordered that old abandoned buses be used as night shelters for the homeless. While it is an innovative idea, CNN-IBN did a status check of how effective it is. After days of unfulfilled promises, this is what the...
  • Delhi: AAP government to convert abandoned buses into night shelters 08-01-2014 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has announced a proposal to convert all the outdated and abandoned buses into night shelters. The announcement was made on the party's official Facebook page on Tuesday. The party is calling this initiative a low-cost and innovative solution to public problems. "All abandoned buses...
  • Despite Kejriwal's assurances, homeless still battle the cold 06-01-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: Assurances, orders, night inspections, and now more promises, but has the situation changed on ground for the homeless in Delhi? Despite the new Aam Aadmi Party government's orders and promises, there's been little action on the ground. At North Delhi's Mori Gate a lot of people can still...
  • Delhi: No respite for the homeless, AAP promises 100 night shelters 04-01-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite for thousands of people who have been left homeless in the national capital due to a demolition drive by the Railways. Even two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised that 45 shelters will be set up in 48 hours, not much has...
  • Vijay Bahuguna issues order to build shelter homes 02-01-2014 06:20 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has issued orders to build shelters homes for people living in the open in severe cold across the state. The Chief Minister, who late last night took a spin around the city to see the conditions of the homeless, issued directives in this regard. Moved...
  • Delhi: Government to replace night shelters with porta cabins for homeless 02-01-2014 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi government has announced a series of measures to provide roof to the homeless in the biting cold sweeping the city and decided to replace all night shelters being run from plastic tents with porta cabins within three days. The state government has also announced 45 new night...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-01-2014 11:51 PM

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  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • 45 new night shelters to be built in Delhi in 48 hours: Govt sources 01-01-2014 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: Forty five new night shelters are to be built in Delhi in the next 48 hours, government sources said on Wednesday. It's a CNN-IBN impact for the New Year as it highlighted tthe plight of the homeless earlier this week. The move comes as a respite for those...
  • Delhi: Homeless battles cold as night shelters lack basic facilities 01-01-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: As North India is hit by biting cold, the homeless seems to be worst hit. They might have a roof over their heads but the denizens of night shelters have little protection from the cold. "Quite often I don't get a blanket or a mattress at night," said...
  • 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...
  • Jammu: 2 arrested for misleading probe in shelter home rape case 19-09-2013 11:47 AM

    Jammu: Two more people have been arrested for misleading the police investigations into the alleged repeated rape of girls at a school for special children in Jammu. Principal Rajinder Kapoor and Secretary GL Kaul have been arrested for hiding facts. One of the girls who was allegedly raped was reportedly...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Tales of amity surfacing from violence-hit areas 11-09-2013 09:22 AM

    As gory details of communal clashes are propping up from rural areas widening the gulf between two communities, several tales of heroics and amity are also surfacing. In certain cases, people of the minority community have entrusted majority community with their belongings and cattle before fleeing their homes. In several...
  • Ward boy, security guard rape 30-year-old mentally challenged woman; arrested 02-09-2013 10:25 AM

    In a shocking incident, a mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a ward boy and a security guard in the lift of a municipal hospital at Bhosari near Pune, police said on Monday. Both the accused have been arrested. The 30-year-old woman, who is also speech impaired, had been...
  • Riches to rags: Mumbai couple offers shelter to former editor Sunita Naik 20-08-2013 01:45 PM

    Sixty-five-year-old Sunita Naik, former editor of Marathi magazine 'Grihalaxmi', who was living on the pavement outside a local gurdwara in Mumbai for the past two months, has been offered shelter by a couple. "I no longer live on the footpath, outside the gurdwara. I have found shelter with the couple...
  • Uttarakhand flood survivors complain about lack of shelters, choppers 22-06-2013 11:41 PM

    CNN-IBN's Priyali Sur and VJ Arpit Seth spoke to rescued pilgrims at Gaurikund, Uttarakhand, who said there is a crunch of proper shelters and choppers. ...
  • Kamal Nath forced to seek shelter in municipal building 29-05-2013 03:12 AM

    Chhindwara: Strong winds and rains disrupted a function which Union Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath was to attend on Tuesday and forced him to seek shelter in a municipal building at Amarwada, about 65 kms away from the district headquarters. Nath arrived in Amarwada to lay the...
  • 'Girls' shelter homes to be monitored to check abuse' 21-05-2013 07:42 PM

    Bundi: Organisations across the country running shelter homes for girls will soon be subjected to tight monitoring to ensure that no crime or abuse is committed at such facilities, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has said. NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma told reporters that she will write to the directors...
  • Meet 'Vijeyta' who exposed a sex scandal at a child care shelter 24-04-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when stories of child abuse are hitting headlines every day, CNN-IBN meets a 17-year-old girl who dared to do the unthinkable. She blew the lid off a horrific sex scandal at a child care shelter in Haryana. The young girl showed tremendous courage to expose...