Jharkhand  /  Published 19.11.19

The daily battle for food

Baijnath Ravidas, a Dalit rickshaw-puller, was around 45 years old when he died allegedly of hunger in Tarabagan, Jharia, on October 21, 2017. His wife Parvati said the family chullah had not been lit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 20.04.20

Kin hungry, man in suicide bid

Till a month ago, roadside vendor Neeraj Soni, 32, used to feed Bihar’s Dehri town, his tasty phuchkas earning him fame as well as brisk business.On Monday morning, Neeraj tried to hang himself at h...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

Sunderbans hunger spectre

A third of 15,000 families associated with a Sunderbans-based non-profit organisation are staring at starvation because of the ongoing lockdown, the founder of the NGO said.“Our reach is limited to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.04.20

Strays and birds go hungry in Jamshedpur

Animals and birds have found themselves at the receiving end of the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.Stray dogs, cows and birds across the steel city have been hungry for days with the temples ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.03.20

Shi Yomi residents stare at spectre of starvation

Residents of Monigong, a remote circle in Arunachal Pradesh’s Shi Yomi district along the border with China, are facing severe food shortage as supply trucks have stopped entering the district follo...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Deeper ration snag emerges in Jharkhand

All 300 households of the Latehar village where a senior citizen is suspected to have died of starvation on Wednesday have not been receiving PDS rations for the last two months because of poor Intern...
By TT Bureau in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.19

Battling hunger: Jharkhand shows the way

Chronic hunger has, for a while now, been made undetectable. For instance, even though pockets in Jharkhand have been reporting ‘hunger deaths’ — 21 such cases in the state made up a quarter of ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Back home, kids cry of hunger

Lack of milk for children, unpalatable food, unavailability of mosquito nets, poor sanitation. Migrant workers and their families who returned to Bihar, hoping that life in lockdown would be better in...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Jharkhand ration tragedy blamed on internet glitch

The death of a senior citizen in rural Jharkhand has been linked to starvation, allegedly triggered by a two-month ration freeze that the dealer has blamed on Internet glitches.If the account is estab...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 03.11.19

Two more Brus die as blockade continues

A two-year-old boy and a 65-year-old woman died at Naisingpara camp in Kanchanpur subdivision of North Tripura district on Sunday allegedly because of starvation amid the refugees’ agitation for res...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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