Trisha Mukherjee

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Electricians, plumbers, house helps take steps back to work

Electricians, plumbers, house helps take steps back to work

Rediff.com4 May 2020

Declaring that the time had come to reopen Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday evening, "Self-employed people like technicians, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, sanitation workers, domestic helps, and people involved with laundry and ironing are allowed to work."

Help pours in for those hit by lockdown

Help pours in for those hit by lockdown

Rediff.com11 Apr 2020

Amid the crisis has risen an outpouring of empathy from ordinary people across India led by the civil society, who have stepped up to help migrant labourers, domestic helps, construction workers, and small scale workers who were left jobless because of the nationwide lockdown.

Delhi riots: 'We can only get through this by smiling'

Delhi riots: 'We can only get through this by smiling'

Rediff.com13 Mar 2020

A solitary patch of violet stands out in what are walls blackened high with soot, a reminder of a room that was once coloured with shades of content and is now littered with the detritus of a riot -- except for a bed on which sits Nazar Mohammad. His three-storey home in northeast Delhi's Shiv Vihar Phase 7, one of the worst-hit areas in the recent riots, tells the story of not just three days of clashes but also of hope rising from the ashes of violence.

Delhi riots: Darkness brings with it panic & fear in Shiv Vihar

Delhi riots: Darkness brings with it panic & fear in Shiv Vihar

Rediff.com9 Mar 2020

As the sun sets over the charred ruins of what was a bustling neighbourhood till only two weeks ago and the shadows lengthen into night, panic escalates in northeast Delhi's riot-scarred locality of Shiv Vihar.

How far will you travel for music?

How far will you travel for music?

Rediff.com15 Oct 2018

A new found love for world music is compelling enough to make individuals travel.

Sweet dreams for Kashmir are made of these

Sweet dreams for Kashmir are made of these

Rediff.com17 May 2017

Saqib Mir left Kashmir when he was 18 to take his family business of handicrafts forward. He landed in Paris, where he was drawn to French cooking, particularly French breads.