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Employment And The Dalit Equation

Employment And The Dalit Equation

The pandemic and the job cuts that came with it led to a double exclusion of the dalits, who anyway have limited options for employment

11 February 2022
The Truth About Manual Scavenging In India

The Truth About Manual Scavenging In India

Decades after Independence and despite its leaps in science and technology, India is yet to find an alternative for manual scavenging

11 February 2022

National Commission For Safai Karmacharis Tenure Gets Extended To 2025

The total implication of the extension for three years would be approximately Rs 43.68 crore.

Toilet View Of The Lockdown

Toilet View Of The Lockdown

Disruptions caused by the pandemic have exacerbated the already intolerable situation of sanitation workers

02 July 2021

Death By Excrement

Why has Tamil Nadu overtaken even UP in sewer deaths? What makes for its conspiracy of silence?

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27 May 2020
Sanitation Workers: The Frontline Covid Warriors India Doesn't Talk About

Sanitation Workers: The Frontline Covid Warriors India Doesn't Talk About

During this pandemic, the sanitation workers are in dire need of equipment for safety purposes and ‘a specific law’ which caters to their needs especially...


26 April 2020
Dried 'Poori' Being Served To Quarantined Sanitation Workers In UP's Azamgarh

Dried 'Poori' Being Served To Quarantined Sanitation Workers In UP's Azamgarh

A video, which has surfaced on social media, purportedly shows the sanitation workers throwing the food packets with dried 'poori' in dustbins.


28 November 2019
Tamil Nadu: 7,000 Engineers, Graduates Apply For 549 Sanitary Workers Posts

Tamil Nadu: 7,000 Engineers, Graduates Apply For 549 Sanitary Workers Posts

The Corporation had called for applications for the posts of 549 grade-1 sanitary posts and 7,000 applicants appeared for the three-day interview and...


24 February 2019
PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

PM Modi Washes Feet Of Sanitation Workers At Kumbh

"It's nothing less than a dream. Will share this proud moment with everyone. Modi deserves another chance as the country's head," said one of the sanitation...


11 January 2019
Sanitation Workers Threaten To Jump Off Tower In Protest Over Pending Wages In Noida

Sanitation Workers Threaten To Jump Off Tower In Protest Over Pending Wages In Noida

Protesting for their contract termination with the local authority, the sanitation workers climbed up the tower where the Health Department Office is located.


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04 October 2018
EDMC Sanitation Workers Protest Outside Kejriwal's Residence

EDMC Sanitation Workers Protest Outside Kejriwal's Residence

Sanitation workers intensified strike when scores of them marched to protest outside the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


19 September 2018
Twitter Users Raise Rs 24 Lakh For Family Of Deceased Delhi Sewage Worker

Twitter Users Raise Rs 24 Lakh For Family Of Deceased Delhi Sewage Worker

The sewage worker passed away six days after his four-month child lost his life due to pneumonia.


24 September 2018
Right Against Manual Scavenging | 'We Shouldn’t Be Doing This, But Who Will Feed Us Then?'

Right Against Manual Scavenging | 'We Shouldn’t Be Doing This, But Who Will Feed Us Then?'

Manjunath, a manual scavenger from Davanagere in central Karnataka, cleans pit ­latrines and drains in his shorts and a loincloth. “We shouldn’t be doing...


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