07 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: A three-member delegation from Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment led by its Joint Secretary Ghaza Meenai on Monday pledged ‘all support and cooperation’ to Punjab government in its mission to make the state drug-free.
19 Sep 2012
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to conduct a fresh survey to ensure that no one is involved in manual scavenging, which is banned by law.
21 Jul 2011
Responding to the call of the Central government to take some affirmative action for supporting the disabled, the corporate sector has stepped in to provide job opportunity for the differently-abled people.
29 Jan 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Kumari Selja from the Council of Ministers, with immediate effect.
03 Dec 2013
Chandigarh: Haryana announced a monthly pension of Rs 1,000 to physically challenged persons in the state from January next year.
05 Dec 2011
In an another twist in the missing case of Bhanwari Devi, it has been revealed that Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Mukul Wasnik also had knowledge about the relations and controversial CD of sacked minister Mahipal Maderna and the nurse.
16 Apr 2012
Centre has called a meeting of State Home Ministers to review Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989 in New Delhi on April 17.
29 Aug 2011
Begging continues to be one of India's major social problems in India but the government on Monday admitted it has no data on the number of beggars in the country.
18 Apr 2012
The Centre on Tuesday rejected the contentions that there has been an increase in the number of atrocities on Dalits in Uttar Pradesh since Akhilesh Yadav took over as Chief Minister of the state.
02 May 2011
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and requested him to send a Central team to assess the dreadful condition of drought in Jharkhand.