News  /  Published 05.10.21

Campaign on autos against child labour during Durga Puja

The state commission for protection of child rights will conduct a month-long campaign against child labour and begging on the streets of Kolkata during the festive season. The campaign on autos will...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Displaced Afghan families beg for food, shelter

Hundreds of Afghan families who have been camping in searing heat at a Kabul park after the Taliban overran their provinces begged for food and shelter on Thursday, the most visible face of a humanita...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 27.07.21

SC backs beggars' rights

Making clear it will not take an "elitist view" that no beggars be allowed on the streets, the Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre and Delhi government to respond to a plea seeking vaccin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Drive to end child abuse

A drive to eradicate child labour and begging by children in Calcutta was launched on Wednesday. The state commission for protection of child rights, Calcutta police, state labour department and seve...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Who are the women beggars?

The author is a doctoral researcher in Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
By Sabina Y. Rahman

Education  /  Published 13.11.18

Giving money to beggars is a stupid idea

YesDiscourages themGiving money to beggars will never teach them to be self-sufficient. It will encourage them to stay on the streets and beg all their life.Agnidhro Ganguly, First year, Techno India ...
By The Telegraph


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