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Supreme Court awards compensation for sewer deaths since 1993

SC orders residential plots for manual scavengers and sewer ho...

The Supreme Court on Thursday framed a comprehensive rehabilitation scheme for manual scavengers and sewer hole workers that included allotment of plots or houses and directed the Centre and state governments to implement it forthwith. Times of India, 3 weeks ago

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New rules for manual scavengers by April

d to review the implementation of the prohibition of employment as manual scavengers and their rehabilitation Act-2013, State Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar convened a meeting with officials on Monday. During meeting CS has directed officials to ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago Stringent measures needed to eradicate manual scavenging  Times of India1 month ago Manual scavengers rue over existence of social malady  Times of India2 months ago
IndiaTV News

dna edit: Stinker for the political class

The SC directive asking the Centre and states to end manual scavenging and offer compensation to the workers might finally restore dignity to three lakh Dalits In spite of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago Enforce law against manual scavenging, SC tells states  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Implement Laws to Root out Manual Scavenging: SC to States  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Implement Law to Remove Manual Scavenging: SC  Outlook3 weeks ago

Manual scavenging: SC order a relief but may not end practice

CHENNAI: Claims, campaigns and court orders have done little to stop the inhuman practice of manual scavenging that continues unabated despite being banned since 1993. While the Supreme Court order on Thursday directing governments to identify and ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago SC comes to aid of manual scavengers  New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago PTI - SC-SCAVENGING 2  Namibia Press Agency3 weeks ago

Supreme Court orders States to abolish manual scavenging

Deprecating the practice of manually removing night soil with bare hands, brooms or metal scrappers, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed all the States to abolish manual scavenging and take steps for rehabilitation of such workers. A ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Humanity denied

By: Balakrishnan Rajagopal The 2013 law on manual scavenging does not go far enough. No city worth its name wants to be seen as a den of injustice and exploitation. Cities compete to show how they are modern, dynamic, open minded, just and ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Worker killed while clearing blocked manhole

A manual scavenger, who was cleaning a blocked manhole connected to the toilet of a lodge near Jaganmohan Palace here, died after being stuck there late on Sunday evening. Since manual scavenging is banned, police arrested the manager of the lodge, his ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Measures to Abolish Manual Scavenging Discussed by Heads of National Commissions

Serious concerns over the tardy progress in the abolition of manual scavenging were expressed by chairpersons of the National Human Rights Commission, National Commission for Safai Karmachairs and National Commission for Scheduled Castes. "The ...
 MedIndia1 month ago NHRC chief slams "half hearted" attempts to end scavenging  Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago Heads of National Commissions discuss measures to abolish manual scavenging  TruthDive1 month ago Heads of National Commissio...  Siasat Daily1 month ago

INDIA: Authorities feign ignorance on dead manual scavenger

INDIA: Authorities feign ignorance about dead manual scavenger The has learned about the death of Pawan, a sanitation worker who died while cleaning sewerage in Chauka Ghat, Varanasi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. As per news reports, Pawan entered ...
 Scoop1 week ago Authorities feign ignorance about dead manual scavenger  Scoop1 week ago

Scavengers death: Activists seek action against culprits

Summary The organisation has also asked the administration to ensure payment of Rs 10 lakh to the families of the deceased. Manav Garima, a community-based organisation working for the uplift and welfare of manual scavengers, has demanded ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
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