The condition of 40-year-old Mani R's fingers and toes embodies the cruelties of manual scavenging. Nearly three decades ago, a friend told him he would get paid for carrying faecal matter from a pit in Austin Town. Later, he was offered another ... The Hindu, 1 day ago
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The Greater Chennai Corporation on Monday started a training programme on skill development as part of the rehabilitation of manual scavengers.A group of 170 manual scavengers participated in the prog...The Hindu, 1 week ago
TIRUCHI: November 24, 2016 18:42 IST Updated: November 24, 2016 18:42 IST TIRUCHI: November 24, 2016 18:42 IST Updated: November 24, 2016 18:42 IST more-in The State government has allotted Rs.40 crore for rehabilitation of manual scavengers in the State, ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
When Bezwada Wilson learnt that he had been named winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for his campaign to stop manual scavenging, he saw it as acknowledgment of being on the right path. My fight to eradicate manual scavenging is still on and I will ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, Andolan's representatives Kirit Rathod, Jitendra Rathod and Vasudev Charupa said that 40 sanitation workers had died while working in manholes in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Safai Kamdar Adhikar Andolan has threatened ...Indian Express, 2 months ago
About 35 families still remain untraceable, while 49 families were denied rightful compensation in urban areas, and in the case of rural areas it was 28, the court said. The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to file a report ...Indian Express, 1 month ago Madras HC directs TN govt to file report on relief to scavengers' kin Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago HC directs TN govt to file report on relief to scavengers' kin Press Trust of India, 1 month ago
Daily-wage labourers have been hit the hardest by the Centre's decision to demonetise the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes, as workers are not able to find work or are not being paid on time, said Ramon Magsaysay award winner Bezwada Wilson on ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Chennai : With the state government notifying the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules 2016, the SC/ST victim of gangrape, murder or an acid attack will now get a minimum compensation of `8.5 lakh from the ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
Saturday, 29 October 2016 | MANAS JENA | in Bhubaneswar There has been distress migration in Odisha, especially among educated youths in rural areas, due to lack of self-employment and employment opportunities in organised sector. The ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
AHMEDABAD: Following the death of a 44-year-old sanitation worker at a society in Jivraj Park on Sunday, the Vejalpur police have registered an offence against the society's chairman and its secretary under provisions of the IPC, Atrocities Act, and ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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