October 20, 2019 8:07 am
Families of many workers who died cleaning sewers alleged they did not receive compensation, or the amount paid to them was not enough.
July 11, 2019 4:44 pm
She stated that all signboards on Railway stations are in Hindi and demanded they should be in regional languages as well.
July 02, 2019 12:14 am
Mumbai-based documentary photographer Sudharak Olwe met Mamta when he was on a trip to three states — Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh to document the lives of manual scavengers and sanitation workers for international NGO Water Aid.
March 01, 2019 6:52 am
The SECC has identified a total of 1.82 lakh households where at least one person is employed in manual scavenging in rural India, numbers which have been dismissed as gross underestimate by organisations working in the area.
March 01, 2019 2:53 am
The machines, developed by DJB officers, were given to 200 people who are already engaged in sewer cleaning work.
January 23, 2019 1:31 am
Three labourers suffocated to death upon entering a drainage chamber on Mira Road last week. A case was registered at the Kashi Mira police station on January 18, two days after the incident, under Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code.
January 21, 2019 12:56 am
A case has been registered after five workers at the site claimed safety gear such as face masks, breathing apparatus, uniforms and other equipment were not provided.
December 26, 2018 6:49 am
In the recent exercise, state governments, tasked with verifying 54,929 manual scavengers identified across 170 select districts in stage one of the counting process, have confirmed involvement of only 25,015 people in the job in the final verification stage.
November 04, 2018 12:45 am
Shruti Gupta’s short documentary, Kathputli, puts the lives of manual scavengers under the spotlight
October 27, 2018 3:01 am
The bodies were retrieved by firemen. “All were declared brought dead at the civil hospital in Kalwa. We are investigating what caused the deaths,” said a senior officer from Thane police.