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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 in

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.19

Gloomy night for squatters

While the entire world ushered in the New Year with celebrations, over 300 residents of two urban slums near Tinplate in Golmuri here spent a silent night on Monday desperately hoping for a miracle th...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Coming up: school for the homeless

A residential school for homeless children with e-class rooms, a health room and sports facilities is coming up on a seven-bigha plot in Joka.The foundation stone for the Rs 25-crore project, bei...
By Rith Basu in

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Tripura to aid homeless

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said his government will provide one-time financial assistance of Rs 500 for 92,892 families each living in 12 aspirational blocks and Rs 1,000 per person for 4...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.19

Home again for Ranchi's homeless

The RMC has decided to begin the New Year on a philanthropic note. From Wednesday, the RMC will launch an eight-day verification campaign to sieve 444 bona fide families who were evicted from governme...
By Our Correspondent in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Free-shelter warmth in harsh winter

Rajesh Malhar, 33, a daily wage earner working at construction sites is homeless and lives on the roadside with his wife and four children. But with the mercury plunging below 10°C for the past week,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

Loans to pay but homeless

For over 200-odd residents of Durga Pituri Lane, Syakrapara Lane and Gaur De lane in Bowbazar, a swirl of worries seems to be hovering around their existence.Most of them being tenants with no pucca r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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