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Horrified by what happened to migrant labourers in India during the lockdown, an Indian theatre artist walked across Europe to draw attention to the global humanitarian crisis
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Prachi Bari
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted an old problem of the mistreatment of women in the labour room
Published on Jun 26, 2020 07:29 PM IST
Job losses are rising across the board. The State needs to help
Updated on May 20, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
The chief minister said state’s population in 2019 was about 77.4 million, out of which the rural population is 58.2 million.
Updated on Apr 22, 2020 10:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | HT Correspondent
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred an amount of ₹48.17 crore as the maintenance allowance for 4,81,755 street vendors, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, e-rickshaw drivers, porters and other daily wage labourers.
Updated on Apr 11, 2020 10:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
Ever since the government announced lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 15 lakh people linked directly or indirectly to the district’s bidi industry—considered the biggest in the state—are now dependent on food provided by the state and non-government organisations.
Published on Apr 06, 2020 07:14 AM IST
Berhampore (West Bengal) |Sreyasi Pal
The former prime minister also drew the attention of “overcrowding” at the isolation centres.
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Bengaluru |Press Trust of India
Sanadhar Gond, a tribal daily labourer in Pujaribharandi village received the IT notice directing him to pay Rs 2.59 lakh presumptive tax under Section 44 of the Income Tax Act. The income tax officials said the penalty was for an unexplained transaction in his ICICI bank account amounting to Rs 1.47 crore.
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar |Debabrata Mohanty
Avinash Sable’s gritty journey, from growing up in a drought-hit village where his parents were daily wage labourers, to breaking national records and qualifying for the Olympics.
Updated on Dec 14, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Rutvick Mehta
Doctors at the hospital became suspicious when the girl refused to breast-feed the new-born and was reluctant to care for the infant. They shifted the infant to the children’s ward after the girl did not feed the baby.
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 05:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
Koderma’s sub-divisional police officer, Rajendra Prasad, cited the investigation and said it suggested it was not a case of lynching over child lifting rumours as the family of the labourer, Sunil Yadav, has claimed.
Updated on Oct 07, 2019 06:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | Pankaj Kumar
After detailed probe, Yashoda finally admitted committing murder of Mahaveer with the help of her paramour named Om Prakash Bairwa, 23, and her sister.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 10:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kota |HT Correspondent
After detailed interrogation and probe, the woman finally admitted killing her husband with the help of her lover named and her minor sister.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 10:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kota | HT Correspondent
A government official, wishing not be named, said earlier people used to booze during the evening hours, but the evening tutorial classes had changed the environment and now those who drink do so secretly by remaining confined to their houses.
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Patna | Rakesh Singh
Zubair, who works in a factory that manufactures plumbing accessories, is among nine people nabbed till Wednesday night in connection with a case of alleged rioting and vandalism of a temple on the night of June 30 that led to communal tension in the Walled City’s Lal Kuan area and adjacent localities.
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 04:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abhishek Dey
On May 30, the child went missing, but the police registered a case of kidnapping on May 31. Her body was found in a garbage dump near her house in Tappal town, near Aligarh, two days later.
Published on Jun 08, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra |HT Correspondent
“She was so brilliant that she could identify all the letters on her own. She had a beautiful smile and being our only child, she was the world for me,” said Sharma, a daily wage labourer.
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 07:23 AM IST
Agra |HT Correspondent
Chinmoy Biswal, deputy commissioner of police (southeast), identified the victim as Lilu Dhakolia, who has 17 police cases, including that of robbery and snatching, against him.
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
An FIR was registered on Saturday under Section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) and Section 18 (attempt to commit an offence) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences(POCSO) Act.
Published on Mar 18, 2019 02:40 AM IST
Gurugram | HT Correspondent
National Senior Athletics Championships: Javelin thrower Annu Rani re-writes national record, an adivasi wage labourer wins 10,000m race
Annu Rani, who represented Uttar Pradesh, hurled the spear to a distance of 62.34m, nearly half a metre more than her earlier national record of 61.86m that she recorded in 2017. Her effort bettered the qualifying standard of 61.50m for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September-October later this year.
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 09:35 PM IST
The future of 25,000 guest teachers was left in a limbo after their contracts expired on February 28 following a Delhi high court directive last year.
Published on Mar 05, 2019 12:56 AM IST
New Delhi | Kainat Sarfaraz
The Siddis, an ethnic group in Uttara Kannada, filed over 2,300 claims of residence but nearly half were rejected.
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 01:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru |Sibi Arasu
Four people died and nine sustained injuries after a speedy truck collided with a motor rickshaw near Haveli Kharagpur in Munger on Tuesday.
Published on Feb 19, 2019 12:20 PM IST
Bihar |Asian News International
The woman’s family claimed that despite dowry being given at the time of the marriage, the husband’s demands never ceased and he used to torture his wife and sent her to them to get money.
Published on Oct 30, 2018 09:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Berhampore |Sreyasi Pal
Nearly 50% of the Wadali village had emptied out when HT visited it this week, and rural experts warned that by the summer of 2019, this steady trickle of migration could turn into an exodus.
Published on Oct 30, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Ketaki Ghoge, Aurangabad/beed
The body of a seven-year-old boy, who had been missing for two days, was found in a forest area of a village under Surajpur in the early hours of Sunday morning
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 03:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Greater Noida |HT Correspondent
Women cricketers in outer Delhi juggle school, tuition and housework and still find the time to practice on the field
Published on Sep 07, 2018 07:05 PM IST
According to her family, the incident took place when the woman, identified as one Najma, was sleeping in the verandah outside their rented accommodation.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 07:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | HT Correspondent
She suffered in silence for 12 years, but finally, Pintu Devi gathered the courage and knocked the doors of Family court-1 of Jodhpur.
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 10:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | HT Correspondent, Jaipur
After the state government banned plastic, these women have now been making paper bags, which help them earn ₹200-500 per week.
Published on May 20, 2018 12:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiYesha Kotak