Media Coverage of the Issue of Homelessness in Delhi: 2011 2013

Media Coverage of the Issue of Homelessness in Delhi: 2011 2013



The Times of India – June 7, 2013

Food scheme to widen net

Hindustan Times – May 17, 2013

Use land to build shelter for homeless, not memorials

Deccan Herald – April 16, 2013

Sheltering the homeless

Hindustan Times – April 15, 2013

Homeless woman killed, NGO blames cops

The Times of India – April 11, 2013

Night shelter chief says sorry to HC

OneWorld South Asia – April 10, 2013

Delhi Government indifferent to homeless women: NGOs

The Tribune – April 9, 2013

Highest number of deaths of homeless in Delhi

The Times of India – April 1, 2013

Night shelter attacked, women and kids hurt

The Times of India – March 21, 2013

Night shelter chief may be axed

The Hindu – March 14, 2013

NHRC orders Rs. 1 lakh relief for woman who delivered in park following police beating

The Raw Story – March 14, 2013

India to give small plots of land to homeless rural poor

Zee News – March 14, 2013

Govt readies Bill to provide roofs to homeless

The Hindu – March 12, 2013

Landless poor to rally for “right to shelter”

The Times of India – March 12, 2013

Night shelter razed, agencies in a fix

First Post – March 7, 2013

Homeless families numbers 5.3 lakh in India: Maken

Daily Mail – February 8, 2013

'Slumdog' children of India fighting lonely battle to make £3.50 A DAY: Heartbreaking images of six-year-olds barely surviving in the shadow of booming economy

Hindustan Times – February 6, 2013

Difficult to handle other states’ homeless: Dikshit

Hindustan Times – February 5, 2013

Bus shelters only refuge for homeless

CBS News – 2013

Cold and Homeless in India

The Wall Street Journal – January 9, 2013

Sheltering Delhi’s freezing homeless

First Post – January 8, 2013

Delhi’s homeless prefer freezing streets to ‘dirty, unsafe’ shelters

The Hindu – January 8, 2013

Ten officers suspended for night shelter scam in Delhi

The Times of India – January 8, 2013

Homeless women still unsafe

The Times of India – January 8, 2013

In a shelter but not really protected

The Times of India – January 8, 2013

Government blames corporation for night shelter scam

The Asian Age – January 8, 2013

56k homeless but Delhi spends ‘900cr on CP

Press TV – January 7, 2013

Homeless people in India battling cold weather

The Times of India – January 7, 2013

Rs. 20 Crore meant for night shelters in Delhi siphoned off

The Hindu – January 6, 2013

Mother of all troubles

The Hindu – January 6, 2013

The people behind the fog

IBN Live – January 5, 2013

Delhi: Shelters for homeless inadequate, in deplorable conditions

IBN Live – January 4, 2013

Delhi govt wakes up to homeless’ plight, to inspect night shelters and set up 20 more

IBN Live – January 4, 2013

Delhi doesn’t take care of its workers, rues the city’s homeless

The Times of India – January 4, 2013

Record cold proves a sore trial for homeless

The Times of India – January 4, 2013

Extra night shelters to house homeless

Reuters – January 3, 2013

Coldest weather in decades hits India; group says 107 dead

RTE One – January 3, 2013

Over 100 homeless people have died in cold weather in India

Oneindia – January 3, 2013

For millions of Indian homeless, life’s a cruel joke

NDTV – January 2, 2013

With Delhi freezing, public toilets outside AIIMS used as shelter by homeless patients

Hindustan Times – January 2, 2013

Protect Delhi’s homeless from chill, HC tells government

Hindustan Times – January 2, 2013

Sleep a luxury for Delhi’s homeless

India Today – January 1, 2013

What New Year, ask Delhi’s homeless who shiver as city’s temperature dips further

Audio-Visual Clippings – 2013

WA Today – May 25, 2013

Homeless on the streets of New Delhi


IBNLive – December 31, 2012

Delhi homeless brave winter chill worsened by State apathy, police abuse

Hindustan Times – December 15, 2012

In search of shelter

The Tribune – December 9, 2012

150 shelters not enough for the homeless

The Hindu – December 8, 2012

High Court declines to order Delhi Govt. to increase number of night shelters

The Times of India – December 8, 2012

Try to house homeless in unused govt buildings: HC

Hindustan Times – December 6, 2012

Adequate night shelters for homeless: Govt to HC

Deccan Herald – December 6, 2012

Karawal Nagar to get 200-bed healthcare centre

Business Standard – December 5, 2012

Night shelters are not in living conditions: NGO to HC

The Pioneer – December 2, 2012

Night shelters all set to house the homeless

The Times of India – December 2, 2012

Haryana, UP at fault for homeless count: Sheila

The Hindu – December 2, 2012

Improving, but more needed

The Hindu – December 2, 2012

Many remain underutilised

The Hindu – December 2, 2012

Large at heart; short on resources

Zee News – December 1, 2012

Dikshit’s direction for accommodation to pavement dwellers

Hindustan Times – December 1, 2012

Upgrade night shelters, CM tells officials

The Times of India – December 1, 2012

Government’s cold attitude fatale for Delhi’s homeless

Deccan Herald – December 1, 2012

Night shelters underutilised: Dikshit

The Hindu – November 29, 2012

Delhi Govt. displacing slum dwellers mindlessly

NDTV – November 24, 2012

India’s urban homeless: The invisible citizens

The Hindu – November 22, 2012

Shelter for all

The Hindu – November 21, 2012

6,000 homeless persons get voter-ID cards in Delhi

Hindustan Times – November 20, 2012

Delhi’s homeless to get voter ID cards

ABC Online – November 20, 2012

Harsh winter raises concerns for Delhi’s homeless

The Hindu – November 19, 2012

Slum Dwellers plan show of strength

The Tribune – November 12, 2012

Activists discuss plight of homeless people

Deccan Herald – November 9, 2012

Homeless death toll alarming

Deccan Herald – October 30, 2012

Officials don’t care about night shelters

Zeenews – October 23, 2012

Some ‘sukun’ for city’s homeless rickshaw pullers

The Times of India – October 21, 2012

New rickshaw a blessing for pullers

Deccan Herald – October 20, 2012

Homeless need more shelters

Hindustan Times – October 17, 2012

Winter ahead, HC wants details on night shelters

The Hindu – October 13, 2012

Seeing life as it is led by street dwellers

The Times of India - October 13, 2012

Homeless tell their stories in comics

The Times of India – October 11, 2012

Dikshit writes to other CMs for building shelters in NCR

Firstpost – July 31, 2012

A quarter of India’s mentally ill homeless

Mumbai Mirror – July 25, 2012

City’s homeless share stories with Delhi’s poor

Livemint – June 12, 2012

Delhi homeless on street demanding basic amenities

The Tribune – June 8, 2012

City’s homeless clamour for basic facilities in shelters

Deccan Herald – June 8, 2012

Homeless protest against govt apathy

ABC Radio Australia – June 1, 2012

India’s homeless struggle to keep cool in heat wave

Hindustan Times – June 1, 2012

Provide fans, coolers in tin shelters: HC to govt

OneWorld – May 30, 2012

Justice delayed, justice denied: Delhi’s homeless still await adequate living conditions

The Hindu – May 30, 2012

DDA on the mat for attempt to reduce shelters for homeless

National Duniya – May 30, 2012


The Indian Express - May 21, 2012

City shelter homes to stay open all year

The Asian Age – May 21, 2012

Shelter homes to be refuge for destitutes year round

Hindustan Times – May 20, 2012

Govt upgrades shelters for Capital’s homeless

The Deccan Herald – May 20, 2012

Shelter homes to brace all weather

News Track India – May 20, 2012

Delhi shelter homes to be all-weather ones

The Hindu – May 20, 2012

NGO cries foul over DDA's alleged move to cut number of homeless shelters

Hindustan Times – April 22, 2012

Slum dwellers protest in front of CM home

The Hindu – April 21, 2012

The ordeal of ill health

The Times of India – April 16, 2012

MCD polls: The homeless cast ballot too

Deccan Herald – April 14, 2012

Footpaths home for homeless

Hindustan Times April 11, 2012

Not much on the Plate

Deccan Chronicle – April 7, 2012

When home is no refuge

Two Circles – April 3, 2012
Three million urban poor to get shelters

The Hindu – March 14, 2012

A life of human dignity for all

Press Information Bureau - March 12, 2012

Issue of homelessness was raised in the President’s speech

President's address to Parliament

Intellecap - February 21, 2012

Is a roof Enough?

Hindustan Times - February 20, 2012

Number of homeless 3 times more than govt figures: NGOs

Business Standard – February 19, 2012

SreelathaMenon: The right to shelter

Mid-Day - February 5, 2012

The state government's big, fat lie to the Supreme Court

The Telegraph – January 31, 2012

To be without a home, like a complete unknown

Times of India – January 29, 2012

In winter chill, DMRC toilet provides shelter to the homeless

CNN-IBN – January 28, 2012

Govt apathy forces blind children out of home

First Post – January 26, 2012

His bed is the footpath near Gate Number 3, Jamia Masjid

Hindustan Times – January 26, 2012

Some home truths

Hindustan Times – January 25, 2012

NGOs dispute govt figures on homeless in night shelters

CNN-IBN – January 23, 2012

SC rues homeless sleeping on pavements 64 yrs after freedom

First Post – January 23, 2012

SC rues homeless sleeping on pavements 64 yrs after freedom

Outlook India – January 23, 2012

Wives of BSF Jawans Provide Night Shelters at AIIMS

Asian Age – January 23, 2012

Have faith? Help the poor

Hindustan Times – January 22, 2012

Vendors and hawkers make women feel safe

Times of India – January 22, 2012

Warmth, care elude city’s homeless

NDTV – January 22, 2012

Homeless prefer sidewalks to govt shelters in Delhi

Deccan Herald – January 22, 2012

Homeless prefer sidewalks to govt shelters in Delhi

Outlook India – January 22, 2012

Homeless prefer Sidewalks to govt shelters in Delhi

The Hindu – January 20, 2012

Some warmth and woes

Economic Times – January 18, 2012

Socio-economic and caste census launched in Delhi

First Post – January 18, 2012

The middle-class needs to accept their homeless neighbours

Youtube/CNN-IBN – January 18, 2012

Delhi Winter: Homeless women worst off

Hindustan Times – January 18, 2012

Preserve, protect lives of homeless: SC

The Hindu – January 17, 2012

‘Protect the homeless in this bitter winter'

Hindustan Times – January 17, 2012

Protect lives of poor people in winter: SC to authorities

Times of India – January 17, 2012

NAC draws up plan for shelters for over 3 lakh urban homeless

CNN-IBN – January 16, 2012

AIIMS to construct night shelters for patients

Outlook India – January 16, 2012

Protect Lives of Poor People in Winter: SC to Authorities

Tehelka – January 14, 2012

No Respite from the Cold of the Night

Hindustan Times – January 11, 2012

Homeless find cold comfort in dump, cops say clear out

CNN-IBN – January 10, 2012

132 night shelters set up for homeless this winter: Govt

Asian Age – January 10, 2012

SC pulls up states over night shelters for poor

CNN-IBN – January 10, 2012

North India shivers, death toll touches 140

Times of India – January 10, 2012

Why are patients in cold outside AIIMS: SC

Indian Express – January 10, 2012

Ensure cold does not claim lives: SC to govt

First Post – January 9, 2012

Ensure no death due to cold: SC directive to govt

Zee News – January 9, 2012

Ensure no death due to cold: SC to govt

Times of India – January 9, 2012

‘States have failed to shelter homeless’

Times of India – January 8, 2012

The cold, not cancer, may kill me

The National – January 6, 2012

Homeless in India: Out in the cold

NDTV – January 6, 2012

Delhi's homeless continue to live in fear

Indian Express – January 5, 2012

Mobilise more homeless to night shelters, HC tells NGOs – January 2, 2012

Shivering and Hungry on the streets of Delhi

The Statesman – January 1, 2012

Homeless shiver on Delhi Streets

The Tribune – January 1, 2012

The homeless struggle to survive as city celebrates



India court directive over cold deaths

The Hindu

States told to guarantee night-shelters for homeless


Provide night shelter, no homeless person to sleep under open

Indian Express

No homeless should sleep under open sky this winter: SC to states

Express India

No homeless should sleep under open sky this winter: SC to states

Times of India

Slum fire leaves 1000 homeless

Hindustan Times

Fewer homeless people, so fewer shelters: govt

Times of India

Reopen temporary night shelters, HC asks govt


Restart night shelters immediately: HC to Delhi Govt

Deccan Herald

Restart night shelters immediately: High court to Delhi government


Left out in the cold, the homeless brace up for the chill

Hindustan Times

Govt brings back blankets for homeless

Indian Express

Open all night shelters at once, HC tells govt

Tehelka/The Kashmir Monitor

India court directive over cold deaths

Hindustan Times

At 6°C, city wakes up to coldest morning of year

Hindustan Times

Some capital concerns - Columns

Hindustan Times

Comfortably numb - Comments


Why Delhi should be thanking its homeless

Times of India

30 fire-resistant shelters to be ready by Friday

Times of India

On coldest day, night shelter demolished


Delhi’s ‘cold’ reality

Outside the frame: ‘Old Delhi offers a window on India’

Times of India

Railway U-turn: Demolished shelters to be rebuilt

Times of India

Disabled reach out to the homeless

Indian Express

Rapped by High Court, govt readies 118 night shelters for homeless

Hindustan Times

Month of horror for homeless


Not enough shelters for homeless to fight cold

Times of India

Cold Snap


Chilled to the bone, the homeless battle another winter

Times of India

Govt panel to look into problems of homeless


HC seeks detailed report on making night shelters homely


18 more deaths due to cold, toll rises to 93

India Today

Delhi: Poor conditions keep homeless away from night shelters

Wall Street Journal

Delhi’s Neglected Homeless

Deccan Chronicle

Homeless in Delhi

DW-World.De (Deutsche Welle)

New Delhi’s homeless wait out biting cold.

Jamia Journal

The Homeless in Delhi Struggle to Survive this Winter

Outlook India

2011 SC: Corruption, 2G and CVC Drama