Tag: daily wage labourer

Hit By Dual Lockdowns, Kashmiri Hawkers In A State of Crisis

 
/ June 11, 2020

India’s Kashmir valley has been in a state of lockdown, much before the COVID-19 imposed lockdown in the rest of India, since August 5, 2019. It has hit street vendors, hawkers and daily wagers the hardest. 27 year old Suhail Ahmad, a resident of Shopian used to sell different commodities...

Impact: 250 MGNREGA workers get paid after 18 months

 
/ April 21, 2016

Ratna Roy, a labourer from West Bengal had toiled hard under the rural employment guarantee scheme MGNREGA to earn her promised daily bread. But her efforts were in vain as the administration of Cooch Behar, West Bengal did not pay her wages for one and a half years. Just like Ratna...

Pavement Dwellers Freeze to Death

 
/ February 1, 2012

Not enough shelters for homeless in Allahabad, U.P.