June 02, 2021 7:48 am
A 28-year-old ragpicker was allegedly abducted, tortured with electric shocks and beaten to death by a group of five persons working with a company associated with Metro construction, on suspicion of theft at Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Tuesday.
January 11, 2018 9:56 am
“Everybody suspected that we had stolen the infant. But when I showed the brown colour bag and also the spot from where I had found the child, the police realised that the incident was true and I did not steal the boy," the ragpicker said.
February 23, 2016 2:12 am
Like him, thousands of ragpickers face the threat of allergy, skin rashes, tuberculosis and several other infections, after coming in contact with used sanitary napkins and diapers.
February 06, 2014 2:33 pm
SWACH-appointed coordinators for the drive go on strike against non-payment of salaries.
September 09, 2013 2:46 am
The police later said that the identity of the rag-pickers was verified and they were set free after it was learnt that they had only been mistaken to be thieves.
August 29, 2013 1:33 am
Dignity in death: Currently,police hire a private vehicle or a government hearse to transport unidentified bodies
June 28, 2011 1:33 am
We at Janwani are working on a very nice project at Katraj. Katraj is the biggest ward of the municipal corporation.
February 20, 2011 1:21 am
To avoid suspicion,they would wear rags and sleep on wooden benches at a park in front of Jama Masjid.
January 29, 2011 6:11 am
Say the practice of civic bodies floating tenders for waste collection means loss of bread and butter for them
November 16, 2010 4:50 am
Falling prices of waste coupled with runaway inflation for the past two years has driven the 40,000-odd ragpickers in the city literally to the brink,with many caught in debt trap to keep the stove burning.