Brick Kilns
West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Brick by Trick

These women from the bhnatas of South 24-Parganas wanted The Telegraph to publish their names. As one of them, Rupa Sikari, said: “If you write something about us, maybe things will change for t...
By Anasuya Basu

Business  /  Published 27.05.21

Scanner on pan masala

A state ministerial panel will look into the possibility of levying GST in evasion prone sectors such as pan-masala, gutkha, and brick kilns on the basis of their manufacturing capacity. The seven-mem...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.21

Footballer now works at brick kiln

Sangeeta Soren had represented India’s women football team in the under 18 level at international events at Thailand and Bhutan in 2018-19, and later became a part of the senior national team in...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.21

3 brick kiln workers choke to death

Three labourers of an illegal brick kiln, who were sleeping in a tent within the factory compound, were found dead on Friday morning at Tetulmari in Dhanbad with police suspecting that they may have d...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.20

Brick kiln owner’s school for kids of workers

Somaiya, the five-year-old daughter of a brick kiln owner, inaugurated a primary school for children of labourers working in brick kilns at Sarberia village in South 24-Parganas’s Sandeshkhali o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sandeshkhali

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Centre wants to end use of burnt-clay bricks in government construction

The Centre is examining if it can ban use of burnt-clay bricks in its construction projects, a move aimed at giving a boost to environment-friendly products.According to an official, the Union housing...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Hooghly erosion, soil removal for brick kilns blamed

Nearly 40 bighas (10 acres) of agricultural land were lost on Saturday night following erosion of the Hooghly embankment in Nadia’s Santipur, with residents blaming soil excavation by the land mafia...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Bihar labourers face pharaoh-like slavery in Haryana brick kiln

In the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Bible, Egypt’s Pharaoh is said to have ordered his Jewish slaves to make bricks without straw. Those who didn’t make enough were beaten.Over 70 labour...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.19

Another death in ‘CAA panic’

A day wage labourer died from a heart attack near here on Tuesday morning after panic had purportedly gripped him over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Nazrul Mian, 45, collapsed because of chest pain...
By Alamgir Hossain in Hariharpara(Murshidabad)


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