CPM fields ‘crisis-tested’ Red Volunteers in Kolkata civic poll

Even though the CPI(M) has left 17 seats vacant for Congress, the national party is not happy with it and is likely to field candidates in more wards.

published on : 28th November 2021

Karnataka Covid volunteers raise funds to help affected families

Volunt eers in Karnataka, who have been in the forefront from the start of the pandemic, started an initiative to help families who lost their breadwinners during the second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 3rd October 2021

BJP to train 51,000 volunteers to fight third Covid wave

The BJP has set a target of giving training to four lakh volunteers to carry out relief work across the country by August 31.

published on : 8th August 2021

63 ward volunteers ousted for reluctance to take Covid vaccination in Andhra

The ward volunteers may become possible super-spreaders of Covid-19 as they go door-to-door to provide social security pensions and other benefits to people, said officials.

published on : 4th July 2021

Aditi Ashok keeps alive chances of weekend action

Aditi Ashok, who shot 71 in the first round added a similar 71 in the second, with three birdies and as many bogeys.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers say around 10,000 volunteers have quit

The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23-August 8 this year after getting postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Thoothukudi's Philanthropists join hands to provide Covid-19 help & support

n Thoothukudi, to help those in distress, a group of philanthropists have come forward to launch a helpline number and a web portal to support Covid patients nd those with adequate food and medicines.

published on : 29th May 2021

Civil Defence Volunteers team up in the fight against Covid

Since last year, the state is battling the pandemic with the help of health workers to police officials to other front-line workers. 

published on : 28th May 2021

Virtual volunteers from Chennai wrestle virus

Earlier this year, Grace and her family were struck with hardship when the entire unit, except her father, tested positive.

published on : 25th May 2021

Covid volunteers: Running errands, booze duty and what not!

Four of the seven volunteers Express spoke to said they were asked to pick up alcohol.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Volunteers helpless as request for beds shoot up, say situation ‘too bad’

As the State registered over 48,000 cases on Friday, the volunteers said it is next to impossible to get ICU beds in Bengaluru.

published on : 1st May 2021

Youth step in to make polls safer amid pandemic

For the first time, the Revenue Department had roped in youngsters and college students to work as volunteers at polling booths. They were engaged in providing mask, sanitizers and gloves to voters.

published on : 7th April 2021