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

Bihar  /  Published 11.11.18

Four flee from city shelter in Patna

Four residents of a shelter home for minor girls disappeared mysteriously from the facility located at Patliputra Colony under the jurisdiction of Patliputra police station in the state capital around...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.20

Missive to CM on road

A local NGO on Friday shot off a letter to chief minister Hemant Soren, drawing his attention to the mishap-prone Tata-Kandra four-lane road and blaming the district administration and state agencies ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

Job training changes lives

Md. Shadab Khan worked in a chappal factory with his father till he trained in AC repair three years ago and started earning four times the family’s total income. The 23-year-old entrepreneur from ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Couple shelter turns ‘torture home’

The chairperson of an internationally acclaimed NGO that gives shelter to persecuted married couples has been sent to a fortnight’s judicial custody after the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) found ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Campaign against drug abuse

Women Against Social Evils, an NGO, conducted an awareness campaign and coordination meeting at Torajan village under Dhemaji district of Assam on Sunday to fight unitedly against drug trafficking/abu...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

Modi regime's biggest casualty: civil society

Today, the sense of inevitability and the inexorableness of the Narendra Modi regime are obvious. It is strange to observe people recognizing a touch of Modi in them and confessing, almost quietly, th...
By Shiv Visvanathan

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Javed Akhtar query on ‘anti-India’ tag

Poet and screenplay writer Javed Akhtar on Saturday posed a query on social media, asking why speaking against the establishment is nowadays equated with speaking against the country.Akhtar was respon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.11.18

NGO Nischay sets napkin collecting record

Jamshedpur-based social outfit Nischay’s work of collecting 5,000 sanitary napkin packets to promote menstrual hygiene among rural schoolgirls will be soon recorded in Limca Book of Records 2019.The...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

Sabha keen on dialogue with Barua

The Asam Sahitya Sabha has appealed to the Centre, state government and the anti-talks Ulfa (I) led by Paresh Barua to come forward and initiate peace talks for an honourable settlement.Convener of th...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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