India  /  Published 11.02.20

110 died cleaning sewers: Govt

The minister said 62,904 manual scavengers had been identified between December 6, 2013, and January 31, 2020...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Manual scavengers die, funds stagnant

2019 recorded the highest number of fatalities among sewerage workers in recent years...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Plan to resettle NH12 traders

Mamata said the state govt would try its best so that small shop owners could at least earn their bread for living...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.20

Fire-hit families with legal titles flag rehab issues

There are 28,000 legal title-holder families living at 595 underground fire-affected areas of Jharia ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Climate crisis management needs a holistic approach

Adequate resources must be allocated for climate-resilient housing, rehabilitation, education, and jobs ...
By The Editorial Board in Calcutta


India  /  Published 16.10.19

Call to recuse an onslaught: Supreme Court judge

Tamil Nadu landowners had sought Justice Mishra’s recusal as presiding judge of a three-judge bench in 2018...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.19

Post survey, Jharia rehab to gain pace

The survey has been completed in 590 of the 595 sites...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.19

Shelter children must be educated about their rights

A regulatory mechanism must be put in place to check that these rights are honoured by the authorities...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

The human impact of mechanizing sanitation work

Automation and cultural change — especially the question of caste — must be seen to be concomitant...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.19

Shift right now, fire-hit told

Coal ministry is mulling the proposal to rehabilitate all the 1 lakh families living in the 595 fire-affected sites...
By The Telegraph in Dhanbad


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