20 Nov 2014
Shimla: In a major relief to the visually impaired and physically challenged, the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla has allowed them to engage a writer irrespective of his qualification in the exams, an official said on Thursday.
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.
11 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday announced to send trucks of food items and medicines for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.
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 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the preliminary examination for civil services, but came down heavily on UPSC and various cadre controlling authorities of the Centre for reserving only two seats for visually impaired candidates.
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.