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Daily wagers find alternate income ops to survive lockdown

Kolkata: According to the Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy (CMIE) the current data of unemployment in India is at a record high of 27.1%, four times than that of US. Unemployment rate went up to...

Providing 25 kg free foodgrain to 8 lakh households, will cost only Rs 44 crore per month, says RTF to Jharkhand govt

Kolkata: A team from Right to Food Campaign, Jharkhand Chapter met Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Food Minister Rameshwar Uraon to alert them of the imminent danger of hunger and starvation in the state due...

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren orders inquiry into the migrants getting threat for asking water in quarantine centre

Kolkata: When the news report highlighting the plight of migrant workers put up at a quarantine centre in Maithan was published, Jharkhand’s Chief Minister Hemant Soren ordered an inquiry and asked deputy commissioner of Dhanbad...

Migrants ask for water, gets shoot threat in Jharkhand quarantine center

Kolkata: When 300 migrant workers from West Bengal and Jharkhand complained of not getting water and food, then they were threatened by the driver of an official of the Dhanbad quarantine centre. He threatened to...

Bengal jute mill workers face acute food scarcity amid lockdown, activists write to Mamata

Kolkata: The lockdown has got another extension of 19 days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today announced that the lockdown would continue till May 3 in an attempt to control transmission of COVID-19. Some lauded the...