India  /  Published 03.08.20

Lockdown: Bihar girl pulls rickshaw

The lockdown has robbed many of their jobs. But it has landed Nandini Kumari of Sasaram city with one — pulling rickshaws. It should be illegal under child labour laws for Nandini to do any kin...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Families get less grain in lockdown

A social audit conducted by the Jharkhand State Food Commission has found that some beneficiaries received less foodgrains than they were entitled to and had to pay more than the prescribed rates duri...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

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

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Low free grain figure

State governments have been able to supply free foodgrain to only 20.36 lakh migrants who don’t have a ration card against the target of 8 crore such migrants, according to data released by the Unio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Some migrants await dry ration in Jharkhand

The torment of migrants does not seem to end even after coming to their home state as alleged gaps in execution of promises at the ground level has pushed some of them to the brink of starvation.Bablo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

NGOs cry out for Assam government help

As many as 73 NGOs are providing relief to the poor, stranded and marginalised families across the city with logistical backing from the Kamrup (metro) administration but there has been no direct gove...
By Ali Fauz Hassan 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

North East  /  Published 15.05.20

No food for poor, rich make merry: Lockdown survey

It’s a tale of two worlds — one that is deprived of food during the lockdown to survive and another which is finding elixir for the body and soul in a rich spread.A survey, Covid-19 Induced Lockdo...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Fears surface as charity flood starts to dry up

As the world changes in response to Covid-19, philanthropic organisations are facing the heat.When the lockdown first started for the 21 days, people donated generously, but in its second and third ex...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

Woman walks 13km with baby on shoulders to fill empty stomachs

Hunger has forced a 26-year-old tribal woman to walk 13km under a blazing sun in search of food with her six-month-old son on shoulders — a trek that captured the helplessness of the deprived sectio...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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