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 24.06.20

Ex-CM family left penniless by lockdown

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"A skinny, elderly villager lamenting in his rundown home that he cannot feed the 26 mouths in the family, Biranchi Paswan could be anyone among the tens of millions of ...
By in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Footballers await govt help

Eight tribal women footballers from Jharkhand, counted among prospective players for the Indian team for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be hosted in February-March 2021, are having to make do wi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Bengal unnveils ration coupons

Lakhs of migrant workers who have returned or will return to Bengal in the wake of the Covid-induced prolonged lockdown, and have no ration cards, will get free ration for two months through coupons, ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.20

Covid: Door-to-door screening in Ranchi

In a bid to check the spread of coronavirus, the Ranchi district administration conducted door-to-door medical screening while distributing ration and hygiene kits in buffer and containment zones.A me...
By Our Bureau 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

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.20

Doubt over ration dole’s efficacy

The new deal announced by Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday for migrant labourers is unlikely to result in any immediate grains for such workers from Bengal, said a senior state food and supplies departm...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

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


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