Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Hygiene kits for women of Calcutta

A city girl who started a menstrual hygiene awareness initiative last year is distributing reusable sanitary pads among poor women. Ananya Chhaochharia, 24, has raised about Rs 4 lakh through crowdfun...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Funds flow to Kanhaiya and then get choked

When you represent the poorest national party and your opponent is from the richest, every drop counts.For Kanhaiya Kumar, just when the trickle was gathering strength and beginning to swell into a fl...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Protests widen crowd-funding reach

Days after Anas Hussain was killed in his hometown of Nehtaur in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor during an anti-government protest last month, an online crowdfunding campaign raised Rs 10 lakh to help his fa...
By Reuters in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.19

Congress candidate turns to crowdfunding

Congress national spokesperson Gourav Vallabh, who is contesting Jamshedpur East, has take the crowdfunding route to meet his campaign expenses. He is taking help of New Delhi-based start-up, OurDemoc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

Crowdfunding route for ‘Local Kung Fu’ maker

One of the most promising filmmakers of the state, Kenny Basumatary, now a household name with his back-to-back hits, had to sell off his apartment in Mumbai simply because the amount of money put int...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


India  /  Published 26.10.19

Friends join cancer battle

A group of students have pooled efforts — across social media platforms, crowd funding websites as well as Hooghly’s famous Jagaddhatri Puja pandals next week — to raise nearly Rs 40 lakh for a ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chandernagore


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