Jharkhand  /  Published 27.09.20

Porters at Tatanagar hit hard

Porters at Tatanagar are sitting idle most of the day as only two trains have halts at the station these days. Only the 22823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express and 12801 Puri-New Delhi Purshotta...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.09.20

'Our concern is livelihood'

Tazimuddin Sheikh’s house at Ghoshpara in Jalangi, Murshidabad, has become a spectacle of sorts as people are turning up to check the home that an NIA team had surrounded early on Saturday to ar...
By Kinsuk Basu, Alamgir Hossain in Calcutta, Murshidabad

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

Rats nibble away at trader’s livelihood

First the lockdown ate into his livelihood; now rats have nibbled on the chances of turning around. Haider Ali, a migrant worker from Birbhum who had to sell his wife’s gold earrings and borrow...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 25.07.20

50,000 fake recipients in Odisha farm scheme

More than 50,000 people have been identified as fake beneficiaries of Naveen Patnaik’s flagship Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme for farmers. These ineli...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Rahul goes from karate and boxing to aikido

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, a self-proclaimed sports enthusiast and fitness freak, said on Saturday India couldn’t compete with rich nations at the Olympics as long as it had to grapple with basic ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Calcutta mayor draws hawker line for crossings

Hawkers will not be allowed to do business within 50ft of “important crossings” anywhere in the city and, wherever it is legal to set up stalls, tarpaulin or plastic cannot be used as a roof or pa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

Universal basic income is hardly a new idea

Last September I cited Piketty and Chancel’s figures showing the shocking rise of economic inequality in India, and suggested that the most effective way of dealing with its consequences would be to...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.19

Skill hubs in old railway buildings

The coal town’s civic guardian has teamed up with Dhanbad railway division to turn old and abandoned buildings into skill training centres and manufacturing units.Following talks with DRM Anil Kumar...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Climate change: the voices on the margins

One of the most extraordinary dramas of protests is the political explosion of the margins. The margins — whether indigenous tribes, subsistence farmers or migrants — have held some of the most cr...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

North East  /  Published 06.05.20

Hygiene aid to daily wagers in Assam

Aide et Action, an NGO, with support from Small Industries Development Bank of India, distributed Swavalamban Suraksha Kawach to livelihood entrepreneurs as part of the Assam Covid-19 Response for Dai...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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