Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

End hunger with peace

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed millions of people into poverty and hunger. The United Nations estimates that between 720 and 811 million people faced hunger in 2020 — about 161 million more th...
By Malancha Chakrabarty

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Starvation deaths: SC gives Centre, states two weeks to submit data

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted two weeks to the Centre and the states to submit data on starvation deaths after the Union government said it had no statistics on such fatalities and placed outda...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

‘Not a grain’ at home of couple

They are also entitled to receive 35kg of rice and wheat at a subsidised cost of Rs 3 per kg of rice and Rs 2 per kg of wheat. Ramna BDO admitted that the couple did not receive food grains since Sep...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.21

Cyclone-hit families stare at starvation

Nearly 10 per cent of the families do not have bank accounts, around 19 per cent of the families do not have proper food grains to last for two weeks. None of the affected families claim to have recei...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Bangla bristles at Shah sermon

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 18.10.20

Hunger index: India is behind all neighbours

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.20

Break the rule: Sonu Sood to the rescue, again

Sir — The actor, Sonu Sood, has once again warmed hearts by offering accommodation as well as jobs in garment factories to 20,000 migrant workers in Noida. Sood had earlier been in the limelight...
By The Telegraph

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


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