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West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Cash cheer for workers of closed tea gardens

The disbursement of financial aid for three months and an additional ex-gratia for permanent workers of 13 closed tea gardens by the state labour department has brought cheers for these jobless worker...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan: Midnapore receives Rs 24 crore

The state government had transferred Rs 24.74 crore to West Midnapore authorities to clear pending compensation of those hit by Cyclone Amphan a day before chief minister Mamata Banerjee held an admin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.20

Help at hand: Development assistance

For decades, the idea of development aid has been debated and marred by controversies. The current pandemic has further divided the conversation, opening up a Pandora’s box, overhauling the mean...
By Swati Prabhu in

Sports  /  Published 08.08.20

Covid: fundraiser gives hope

Like people in all spheres of life, sportspersons too are struggling to find a foothold back in the world devastated by the pandemic. Training facilities are yet to open, financial incentives missing...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 09.07.20

Man Utd outreach to find 'local Rashfords'

The Manchester United Foundation will provide financial aid to a city NGO to help tackle the social and economic impact of the pandemic on youths. The Foundation has teamed up with its supporters&rsq...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Dry ration for 60 visually impaired

Sixty people with visual impairment, out-of-work because of the lockdown, got a few days’ dry ration from two NGOs on Saturday.Many of the recipients used to sell different items on local trains in ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.11.19

Legal aid for register victims in Assam

The Indian Civil Liberties Union (ICLU), a pan-India advocacy network of lawyers, activists, paralegals and students, has been providing free legal aid to those left out of the final National Register...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Delhi court offers legal aid to 2012 Delhi gangrape convict

A Delhi court on Wednesday offered Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, legal aid after he said that he does not have a lawyer.Additional session...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Legal team meets teacher for probe

A high school teacher, who had been dragged, beaten and locked up by alleged Trinamul Congress supporters, on Tuesday narrated her ordeal before a team from the District Legal Aid Services Authority o...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.19

Mamata Banerjee warns against bias in cyclone aid

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday warned against “politics in distribution of relief material and rehabilitation programmes” for people affected by Cyclone Bulbul.Addressing a meeting at...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


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