Domestic Help
Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Domestic help arrested for theft

Sushma Yadav, 35, who worked as a domestic help, was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stealing Rs 4.5 lakh from her employers’ residence on Prince Anwar Shah Road earlier this week. The theft w...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Lockdown: impact on house help

A domestic help defaulted on EMIs for the first time during the lockdown. Another had her salary credited to her bank account by her employer during the lockdown. A virtual session on Tuesday discus...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.20

Covid times: advice for all is to 'do it yourself'

A rise in the number of Covid-19 patients in New Town has prompted many residents’ associations in the township to “encourage” people to do their household chores themselves and driv...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Uproar over ad that stigmatises house help

Kent RO Systems, known for its water purifiers, has apologised and withdrawn an advertisement that denigrates domestic helps, among those worst affected by the pandemic-induced lockdown, following a s...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

To call or not to call for help

To call or not to call the domestic help: that is the question. The lockdown is well into the second month and by now residents are exhausted at having to cook and clean all by themselves.From May 4, ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

The big question on domestic help

Domestic workers, who keep many a home running in the country, have entered uncharted territory with the phased easing of the lockdown.At least one complex in Calcutta has told residents not to share ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.20

Strange taste

Sir — Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention. Indeed, in ancient times, when people felt cold, they struck up a fire; when they needed to commute, they created the wheel. For mankind, cre...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Police reach pay of domestic help

Police officials belonging to the New Town Technocity police station are earning kudos for a courier job they have undertaken. They are picking up salaries of the domestic help working in some of the ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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