Tag: daily wage labourer
Nadia Potters Are Looking at Durga Puja With Eager Eyes | COVID-19
Last year too they couldn't earn anything as the lockdown was imposed just before their earning season.
Migrants Returning to Mumbai After COVID-19 Lockdown Are Struggling For Survival
With the lockdown officially over but the pandemic still raging, how do the urban poor in India survive?
Hit By Dual Lockdowns, Kashmiri Hawkers In A State of Crisis
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
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
Not enough shelters for homeless in Allahabad, U.P.