Last Updated : Jan 21 2019 11:40AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas begins today at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh            10% quota for EWS is in tune with govt's commitment to ensure development of all sections: Rajnath Singh            Army Chief calls for incorporating Artificial Intelligence, big data computing into defence system            Kumbh Mela: Second main bath being held on occasion of Paush Purnima            Egypt: Security forces kill 14 militants in operation in Sinai           

National News

Jul 25, 2018
2:14PM

SC unhappy over non-compliance of its order on making buildings disabled-friendly, says courts are not running governments

The Supreme Court today criticised the Centre over non-compliance of its earlier verdict of making public institutions disabled-friendly and said the government had to follow the law and order.

A bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked the Centre to file a fresh affidavit within four weeks giving details of the steps taken so far and the timeline for completing the work as given in its December last year's verdict.

 
The apex court, in a fresh order seeking to make judiciary disabled-friendly, especially for visually impaired people, issued notices to the registrar generals of all high courts and the secretary general of the Supreme Court.

The top court had on 15th December 2017 passed a slew of directions, including that all government buildings providing any services to the public be made fully accessible to differently-abled persons by June 2019 as per provision of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 21 (Jan) Midday News 20 (Jan) News at Nine 20 (Jan) Hourly 21 (Jan) (1005hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 21 (Jan) दोपहर समाचार 20 (Jan) समाचार संध्या 20 (Jan) प्रति घंटा समाचार 21 (Jan) (1100hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 21 (Jan) Khabrein(Day) 20 (Jan) Khabrein(Eve) 20 (Jan)
Aaj Savere 21 (Jan) Parikrama 20 (Jan) Lok Ruchi Samachar 20 (Jan)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 20 (Jan) Samayki 20 (Jan) Sports Scan 20 (Jan) Spotlight/News Analysis 20 (Jan)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 17 (Jan) Surkhiyon Mein 17 (Jan) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 16 (Jan) Vaad-Samvaad 15 (Jan) Money Talk 15 (Jan) Current Affairs 18 (Jan)