West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Hogol river devours 29 homes

Around 200 persons were rendered homeless as 29 houses caved in owing to a sudden erosion of the Hogol river banks at Radhaballabhpur village of Basanti in South 24-Parganas since early on Friday. Lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

India  /  Published 13.09.21

Bombay HC query on jab status

The Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government on Monday to file an affidavit, giving details of how many mentally ill people, who were homeless or without legal guardians, have been identi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Fresh erosion gobbles 35 houses in Malda

Around 35 houses, a metalled road and a mosque were gobbled by the Ganga in an unexpected fresh erosion in KaliachakIII block of Malda district since Monday morning.  Over 100 residents people o...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.21

Rain hits Haldia and Kharagpur

Continuous, heavy rainfall over the past few days has disrupted life and livelihoods in at least half a dozen south Bengal districts and rendered thousands of people homeless. Large parts of Haldia a...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.21

Home away: Homeless people

Just statements may sometimes touch the surface of a problem. Responding to a public interest litigation asking that the government provide three meals, drinking water, free shelters, free public bath...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 31.01.21

Indore bid to dump homeless

The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended a municipal deputy commissioner and sacked two civic employees in Indore after a video showed elderly street dwellers being dumped on a highway on the city&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.19

Homelessness study's findings are unsettling

Homeless people in Indian cities are not all migrants. This finding from a study funded by the European Union and conducted by two non-governmental organizations should be enough to unsettle the conde...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Wave wrecks dam, many homeless

At least 10,000 people of two gram panchayat areas were rendered homeless on Monday after a 50-metre stretch of a thatched dam on river Goureshwar was swept away by a fresh tidal wave during the early...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hingalganj

World  /  Published 03.02.19

Warmth of kindness for homeless in icy US

As temperatures plunged to life-threatening lows last week, more than 100 homeless people in Chicago unexpectedly found themselves with food, fresh clothes and a place to stay after a local real estat...
By Sandra E. Garcia/New York Times News Service in New York

North East  /  Published 26.04.19

Move to shelter urban homeless

The Meghalaya government is taking steps to provide shelter to the urban homeless in six areas where municipal boards are in place.In an affidavit filed before a division bench, comprising Meghalaya H...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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