Rickshaw Pullers

  • Rahul Gandhi meets rickshaw pullers, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath 01-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi interacted on Saturday with rickshaw pullers and auto drivers and later prayed at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, on the second day of his visit to Uttar Pradesh. The Congress leader flew to Varanasi around noon and drove to the Cantonment railway station...
  • A rickshaw puller's journey from prison to books 08-11-2013 07:36 AM

    New Delhi: He was a rickshaw puller and she was a celebrity author. There was no way Manoranjan Byapari would have met Mahasweta Devi. But destiny willed otherwise. At a chance meeting, she asked him to write for her 'Bartika' journal. Thus began Bypari's stint as a writer that has...
  • Chakra Satyagraha' against ban on non-motorised vehicles 02-10-2013 07:05 PM

    Thousands of people from all walks of life, on Wednesday, got down on streets to protest against the Kolkata Police ban on cycling and non-motorised transport in 174 thoroughfares of the metropolis. Using their creativity to spread the message, cyclists, rickshaw-pullers, milkmen and newspaper vendors came up with posters, street...
  • Happy School, an educational platform for the unprivileged 26-07-2013 02:36 PM

    Gurgaon: Happy School in Gurgaon caters to the children of rickshaw pullers and domestic helps, and is imparting education to them for a token fee of Rs 5 a month. The Happy School is an initiative by Kamal Capoor. From being taught English, Maths, computer science, dance or painting, the...
  • Cabinet approves health insurance for rickshaw-pullers 04-06-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rickshaw-pullers, rag pickers, sanitation workers and taxi drivers are among a host of unorganised sector workers who have been brought under the ambit of the national health insurance scheme in a decision taken by the union cabinet Tuesday. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) would be extended to...
  • Jaipur: Baby Damini discharged from hospital 05-11-2012 08:45 PM

    Jaipur: Motherless Baby Damini, who was admitted at a private hospital here following government support, was on Monday discharged in a healthy condition. A father's prayers, along with thousands of nameless others, have been answered at last. The 51-day-old motherless Baby Damini, who spent the first few days of her...
  • Rajasthan: Rickshaw puller's daughter discharged 05-11-2012 01:22 PM

    Jaipur: Motherless baby Damini, who had been battling for her life for two weeks, has been discharged from a Jaipur hospital. The one-month-old baby, brought in a critical and malnourished state, was admitted to the hospital after the state government decided to provide free treatment to her. The plight of...
  • Rajasthan govt offers help to rickshaw puller's baby girl 22-10-2012 03:31 PM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has decided to bear the medical expenses of a local rickshaw puller's premature infant in Bharatpur. Rickshaw puller Bablu's wife died during delivery in September 2012, leaving behind a premature baby girl with anaemia. With no one to look after the newborn, Damini, Bablu who was...
  • 77-year-old raped by rickshaw puller in Delhi 14-03-2011 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, the 77-year-old wife of a retired government official was beaten up and raped by a rickshaw puller in north Delhi, police said on Sunday. According to the police, the victim, a resident of Rohini, had gone to her sister's house in the same locality...
  • Bihar rickshaw puller angel for sick 05-05-2007 04:27 PM

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