Calcutta  /  Published 12.09.20

Tricked onto a shaky rick

By Upala Sen in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.20

Back on track, yet auto drivers face penury

Two months after the district administration granted permission to operate auto rickshaws, no significant improvement has taken place in the financial condition of auto rickshaw operators, who still f...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

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

People  /  Published 09.03.19

The ragpicker who made it

The Topsia Canal Road of south Calcutta is home to 4,000 ragpickers. Forty seven-year-old Ajmeri Khatun is not one of them anymore, strictly speaking. About 10 years ago, she purchased her first ricks...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.19

Art lessons in skills of past

Chitpore’s craft came to an art studio in Hindusthan Park on Saturday. Art enthusiasts and students from all over the city got an opportunity to learn skills such as bamboo craft, pottery, Urdu call...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

Auto drivers in penury seek govt help

A delegation of over 8000 Dhanbad auto-rickshaw drivers facing penury with the extended lockdown and the subsequent disruption of traffic, met Dhanbad SDO Raj Maheshwaram on Friday, demanding relaxati...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.20

Second chance: The utility of the postman, rickshaw-puller

The pandemic has taken lives; but it has also resurrected some livelihoods. At a time of unprecedented disruptions that have imploded communication and allied services, the postal service has been giv...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Twitter reacts angrily to Delhi curbs

Commuters travelling from Gurgaon to Delhi had a harrowing time on Thursday when Delhi police erected barricades to prevent anti-CAA protesters from taking the highways linking the national capital to...
By in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.19

Democracy rides three wheels in Dhanbad

To generate awareness about the upcoming elections and educate people on the importance of exercising their franchise, Dhanbad sub-divisional officer (SDO) Raj Maheshwaram flagged off 50 auto-ricksha...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.19

Fine-drive effect: Fear & loathing

Friday was almost unreal in the capital city. Almost all thoroughfares bore a deserted look. Even auto-rickshaw drivers, who are notorious for overloading, wrong-side driving, picking and dropping pas...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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