Community Kitchens
India  /  Published 24.11.21

Centre-state talks on food scheme

The Centre has decided to act on Supreme Court’s suggestion to chalk out a uniform scheme across the country to pave the way for supply of cheap food to the poor in timebound manner with the cre...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Centre’s attitude on free kitchens draws SC fire

The first responsibility of every welfare state is to provide food to people dying of hunger, the Supreme Court reminded the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday and frowned upon the practice of assign...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.21

Friends turn beggars into farmers

Before the travel restrictions following renewed Covid cases, the three friends would visit the farm to oversee the work. With the help of a fourth friend, who is in the medical profession, a permane...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Tech varsity runs community kitchen

The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, to which all government and private engineering colleges in Bengal are affiliated, has resumed its community kitchen to feed the poor and the dest...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Samaritan support for stuck migrants

More than 100 migrant workers stranded in Howrah’s Tikiapara are living on food from a community kitchen that has come up at Rebecca Belilious English Institution, a day-boarding school for the unde...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


India  /  Published 10.02.20

Fine for hunger scheme lapse

The Supreme Court on Monday fined several states Rs 5 lakh each for not complying with its directions to file affidavits on a PIL seeking setting up of community kitchens across the country. A bench o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

GC Block deploys cook to run community kitchen

GC Block Welfare Association has started a community kitchen to help out residents during the lockdown. And it’s killing two birds with one stone, as they have given charge of the kitchen to a cook ...
By Brinda Sarkar

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Potter help for generous boy

An eight-year-old boy who had emptied his piggy bank to help a community kitchen feed the poor during the lockdown has got as a gift what he was saving for: all Harry Potter books.The Telegraph h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Is the government interested in ending hunger?

Until recently, India was busy collecting laurels as the fastest growing economy in the world. But that never stopped thousands of children from going to bed without food night after night. The Nation...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Food relief by theatre group of Belghoria

Migrant labourers from Bengal and Jharkhand would cook meals at the roadside stalls around Belghoria station every day for thousands of people.They used to work in the 100-odd stalls and small eateri...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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