“A social activist called me and transferred Rs 5,000 to my account. Not just me, she inquired about my friends who might be facing similar hassles, and gave money to four others as well.
12 Aug 2020
Her husband abandoned the family when her daughter was two-years-old.
11 Aug 2020
Lockdown woes: Fired from teaching job, this single mom has no option but to stop her son’s education
After losing her job in April, Nisha discontinued her son’s studies at a crucial stage (ninth standard) and her landlord has been forcing her to vacate the house since she is unable to pay rent.
10 Aug 2020
Armed with a postgraduate degree in journalism, Mohan started his career as a reporter, in a reputed Tamil magazine based in Chennai.
08 Aug 2020
This pandemic-induced lockdown has thrown many out of jobs, destroyed livelihoods, and hit the economy hard. Through this series, Express brings to you the stories of a few such people
07 Aug 2020
This girl from Madurai has cracked the UPSC examination and secured 286th rank
05 Aug 2020
It was four years back that D Balanagendran first cracked the UPSC exams. He secured the 927th rank, and was offered Group-A services.
05 Aug 2020
Medical professionals who practice in niche areas like ENT, dentistry, physiotherapy, etc. are facing a hard time as the fear of infection and financial shortage is keeping patients away.
03 Aug 2020
When it comes to mental health, there is always more than what meets the eye. Such is the curse of its characteristic.
29 Jul 2020
"Since a lot of people lost their jobs and the medicines cost anywhere between Rs 30 and Rs 50 per day, they are unable to afford it," said P Thiruchelvi who is coping with bipolar disorder
28 Jul 2020
In Chennai, for instance, of the over 85,000 recovered patients, only a mere 15 have come forward as donors.
26 Jul 2020
Restaurants along East Coast Road are witnessing a surge in the number of customers reaching the eatery to take away food parcels.
20 Jul 2020
Day before the board exams, Isabella's mother would go without food so that her child could eat.
17 Jul 2020
She could not even see him last because their family could not afford the money to fly down the body from Malaysia to India.
16 Jul 2020
While normal walking sticks are priced at Rs 150, sticks with voice automation and vibration detecting facilities cost anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000.
16 Jul 2020