Food Distribution
India  /  Published 02.06.20

Ration relief for lockdown-hit sex workers in Odisha

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has come to the rescue of Bhubaneswar’s sex workers who have been badly affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown. The rights body has directed t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Khalsa centre serves 1 lakh

The Khalsa Northeast Centre, which has served cooked meals to over 1 lakh people during the lockdown so far, urged the Assam government to join hands with it to set up a community kitchen here to feed...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Rahul Gandhi asks the poor to wake up

The resolve of the Congress to display restraint and desist from attacking the Narendra Modi government during the pandemic crisis appears to have waned as its “constructive” suggestions on managi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Food triggers unrest in shelter

Signs of unrest have emerged in an overcrowded camp housing migrants affected by the lockdown in Delhi.A complaint about insufficient food appears to have triggered a chain of untoward events, includi...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Coronavirus lockdown: Meghalaya’s unsung heroes

From a 59-year-old man who cycles over 6km every day to serve tea to policemen free of charge to an alternative therapist who joined others to serve cooked food to the needy, scores of volunteers are ...
By PTI in Shillong

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

300 families get ration at Xavier’s

Three hundred needy families received free groceries from a distribution camp on the Park Street campus of St Xavier’s on Tuesday.The beneficiaries were families of the underprivileged students and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.05.20

Foundation donates Rs 2 lakh for food

Ajmal Foundation on Wednesday donated Rs 2 lakh to the Khalsa Centre North East for providing food to the hungry during the lockdown on its premises at Morakhali in the city. The foundation has helped...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Supreme Court on CSR: Go to House…

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by a Trinamul Congress MP to allow states to access corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds through the chief ministers’ funds to combat...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Food providers starved of cash

Lakhs of poor people in Bengal are staring at an uncertain future as several social and political organisations, which started distributing relief since the lockdown started, are facing acute shortfal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 07.04.20

If meals are given…: Supreme Court’s query

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it could not “supplant” the government’s wisdom on providing succour to lakhs of migrant labourers across the country, who have been hit hard by the lockdown, a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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