Manual Scavenging
Opinion  /  Published 14.02.20

Still stinky

Sir — The death of 110 manual scavengers in 2019 owing to asphyxia while cleaning sewers and septi
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.19

Clean the mind

The prime minister, it had been announced earlier, would declare the nation to be free of the curse
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.10.19

SC/ST Act: SC recalls directions of March 2018 verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled its direction in the March 20, 2018, verdict which had virtual
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

The human impact of mechanizing sanitation work

Can laws be said to be effective if they fail to benefit the very people whose rights — and lives
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.06.19

7 die in sewer clean-up

Four sanitation workers and three hotel employees were killed on Saturday after inhaling toxic fumes
By PTI in Vadodara

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.19

Workers' safety: Laws are just the beginning

Some echoes are more ominous than others. What National Human Rights Commission chairpersons say abo
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.05.19

The Swachh Bharat mission that India needs

A recent manifesto draws attention to a community that is hardly spoken about.In the run-up to the L
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.19

The government must invest in modern sanitation

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Cleaners die under sewage in Varanasi

Two part-time municipal sweepers hired by a private company to clean a sewer in Varanasi died after
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.02.19

Why it won’t wash, Prime Minister

Wash the feet but slash the cash — that is the charge snapping at the heels of Prime Minister Nare
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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