India  /  Published 01.01.21

In camps, 2,500 villagers seek rehab

He also made it clear that their protest may appear similar to the farmers’ protest on the border of Delhi but it has not been inspired by it. “It was spontaneous, it was about our surviva...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.20

Better facilities for fire zone evacuees

The Jharia Rehabilitation Development Authority (JRDA) is set to deploy labour for day to day operation of water and power supply for the quarters of rehabilitated people of underground fire zones at ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.20

DC inspection of Belgarhia rehabilitation colony

In the wake of a tragic incident of a 30-year-old woman buried alive in subsidence prone zone of Jharia on last Friday, Dhanbad deputy commissioner, Uma Shankar Singh on Monday carried out an on-site ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.20

Villagers block road for erosion guard wall

Over a thousand villagers from eight villages in Kalyani’s Sarati panchayat on Monday launched an “indefinite” demonstration to protest alleged administrative apathy in starting the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Trafficking survivor helps others

A woman in her late twenties has counselled scores of teenage trafficking survivors rescued from brothels and hotels. Before the pandemic, she had been taking them to schools and stitching classes fro...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.20

Dig deep: 'Safai karmacharis' need more

Laws cannot be effective if they fail to help the very people whose rights and, indeed, lives they are designed to safeguard. As such, it is heartening that the Centre has decided to make the Prohibit...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

Formula for disempowerment

The department of empowerment of persons with disabilities deals with three legislations governing different aspects of disability, welfare and empowerment of the persons with disabilities. These are ...
By Protiva Kundu, Arman Ali

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

State digest: Mirchaiya Falls to get facelift

To ensure the smooth flow of traffic on Dhanbad’s roads, a team of policemen led by DSP (traffic) Rajesh Kumar on Friday conducted a drive at Randhir Verma Chowk and City Centre chowk against en...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.09.20

Jharia rehab: 79 families get homes

As many as 79 families from Kujama Colliery, one of the most dangerous underground fire affected sites in the Lodna area of BCCL, are to be rehabilitated in new quarters built for them at Belgarhia, o...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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