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Dry Ration
India  /  Published 29.09.21

Silence after order on free rations

No state barring Telangana and Meghalaya has so far sought additional foodgrain from the Centre for providing free rations to migrant workers in pursuance of a Supreme Court judgment in June, an RTI r...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.09.21

Charity still sees the jobless through crisis

A 27-year-old woman who kept the books of a garment wholesaler in Burrabazar lost her job in December 2020. She is yet to find another and now depends on ration from a couple of NGOs to sustain her fa...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Delhi teachers resist app that tracks them

As Covid-19 shuttered India’s schools and overwhelmed its hospitals, teachers in the national capital were roped in for emergency duties — from handing out food rations to staffing vaccina...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.21

Anganwadi closure ‘hits’ child rations

The closure of Anganwadi centres in Jharkhand for the past six months has deprived around two-thirds of children aged between six months and three and nearly half of those between three and six years ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.05.21

SC to Centre: Provide database

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and states to come out with a national database for unorganised workers to enable them to avail of various benefits like dry ration, as in the absence of s...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Food for 600 families in Calcutta and Sunderbans

Over 600 families in Calcutta and the Sunderbans got dry ration on Sunday, thanks to a campaign by the Dawoodi Bohra community of the city. The country is moving towards resumption of normal economic...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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