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For the Accessible India Campaign to be a success, it must become a movement first. And each of us must embrace it because, at some point in our lives, we all stand to benefit from it.
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NEW DELHI -- A differently-abled woman pa enger has alleged she had to "crawl" to the pa enger coach after deboarding an Air India plane as the carrier failed to arrange a wheel chair for her due to "...
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Activist Javed Abidi, who'd helped frame rules to ensure that the disabled didn't face discrimination at India's airports, was forced to get off his wheelchair at the Indira Gandhi International Airpo...
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It has been a while since anyone has had a majority government in our country -- it is something that I think of as an immense power. I was waiting for any party to get the power to decisively do things for my country and for people like me. By people like me, I mean the differently-abled of our great country, well over 26 million according to the 2011 census data, perhaps more.
Who would have thunk it: there's a whole word of questions when it come to dating people in wheelchairs - weird, normal, logical, and ones you can't even... According to Santina (actre , writer and im...
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NEW DELHI—When Nipun Malhotra, a 27-year-old, was denied entry in an upscale restaurant in Delhi in March, because he was 'disabled', he didn't know he would become the voice of many five months down...
I heard a commuter mutter under her breath, "Oh! What a nuisance! I hope that thing doesn't make me late." Her reaction was bittersweet to me. I was acknowledged as an object of nuisance but acknowledged nonetheless.
The building has steep stairs, a faulty elevator without UPS backup and wait for it--the office toilet has a stair that is two-feet-high right in front of it! After a week, I went to the guy who owns the place and told him that these are my issues. He looked at me and said "I care a F@#K!"
How often do you skip gym because you’re too tired? Or a much-desired trip because there's a deadline to be met? The barrage of excuses we make while ensconced in our comfort zones is an infinite ma...