Actor Jaya Bhattacharya recently distributed ration packets to transgenders and sex workers in Kamathipura. “We need to help people who are not seen out there on a daily basis,” she says
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 11:37 PM IST
To enable their return to cities, improve wages, living conditions, safety net. Coercion won’t work
Updated on May 08, 2020 08:09 PM IST
The idea of open jails and more access to legal aid would go a long way to improving the lot of women in prisons. But for now, it would seem that system believes more in locking women up and throwing away the key
Updated on Oct 12, 2019 09:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Lalita Panicker
With an overall score of 56.2, Mumbai has scored only 51.8 in the infrastructure category and 53.5 in culture and environment. Delhi has got an overall score of 56.3.
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 05:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
Once the punishment is accorded by the court of the law, the next step is healing. But where will that come from?
Published on Jun 10, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Employment and civic amenities on the mind of voters in unauthorised colonies
Many said they voted on issues that ranged from national security to unemployment and for parties that would give them better living conditions.
Updated on May 13, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
A demographic group, after reaching replacement rate, will continue to grow for the next few decades, mostly because the proportion of people in the reproductive age – born during the periods of fast population growth - is still high
Published on Jan 06, 2019 10:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Manoj R Nair
The WCD ministry has directed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to draft the guidelines in consultation with all stakeholders concerned. It also plans to have these guidelines notified under the Juvenile Justice Act.
Published on Dec 06, 2018 12:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Anisha Dutta
Sibal’s pain comes through in the first Punjabi song he recently wrote. The poet in him accepts separation: it is the lawyer who wants to know why: Chadna hai te dass ke chad mainu…
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 07:56 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Kum Kum
However, residents want infrastructure gaps to be filled at the earliest. Detailed project reports (DPRs) regarding infrastructure deficiencies pertaining to roads, sewerage, water supply and other services.
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 03:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | Abhishek Behl
Police personnel are tired of long working hours and poor living conditions in the city; all pleas have been turned down.
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 11:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiMegha Sood