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West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.22

TMC plan for Jalpaiguri win

The Trinamul Congress leadership in Jalpaiguri town has devised a new strategy to consolidate votes and steer clear of the political contenders in the ensuing municipal elections. A section of suppor...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Couple offers 'mushroom of hope' for women

A couple in Siliguri are helping women residents of closed tea estates across Siliguri subdivision and families who lost their principal earning members to elephant attacks, to mushroom hope amid hard...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 21.12.21

UP: Modi bid to woo women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday transferred Rs 1,000 crore to bank accounts of self help groups at a programme here. The aid aims to benefit around 16 lakh women. The amount was tra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Prayagraj

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.21

'Warrior Moms' to tackle climate change

A Jharkhand district has launched "Warrior Moms", a band of women who will be the flag-bearers of a campaign to build awareness on climate change and fight air pollution with the express int...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Give women credit

On August 12, the prime minister sanctioned a fund of Rs 1,625 crore towards capitalization of about four lakh women self-help groups under the ‘Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’ initiativ...
By Arindam Gupta


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.21

Many takers for Raksha Bandhan kits

Raksha Bandhan kits prepared by women self-help groups from the rural hinterlands of Jharkhand are in demand for the festival of sibling love on Sunday. “On Saturday (the eve of Raksha Bandhan)...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 06.06.21

Message in a Bottle

Each village panchayat has 20 to 22 cluster groups or self-help groups. Each group has 8 to 10 women. They apply for loans from the banks and procure the material for production. The processed produce...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

When virus hits men, women save

She was earning about Rs 2,000 a month earlier from various activities. But during the lockdown, when no veterinary doctor would visit villages, she was earning more than Rs 5,000 through goat and pou...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

1cr Self Help Group members for Covid awareness

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to engage nearly 1 crore members of Self Help Groups to create awareness of how to battle the spread of Covid-19 in the rural areas of Bengal. The decision ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.19

Loo & behold, hygiene at Rs 3 in Dhanbad

The coal town civic body has started selling sanitary napkins at subsidised rates in all 45 public toilets spread across Jharia, Dhanbad, Sindri, Katras and Chhatatand.Napkins, made by women self-help...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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