Sanitation Workers
India  /  Published 11.09.20

Odisha scheme for sanitation workers

A wild boar was hacked to death by residents of a village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district after it attacked two persons, an official said, reports  PTI. “The animal had entered into ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.20

Dhandbad sanitation staff resume work

The age-old practice of boycotting work clicked once more, when more than 100 sanitation workers of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) on Friday who had sat on dharna in front of the DMC office deman...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.07.20

Frontline cry to clear dues

A section of the frontline workers are on the protest path in the Jharkhand capital demanding promised dues. Around 800 sanitation workers of Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC), who were recently hai...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.07.20

State digest: Powerlifter receives part of pending cash award

Special athlete Neha Rajak received a part of her cash award from the union sports ministry on Friday. The union sports ministry credited a sum of Rs 1 lakh to the bank account of 19-year-old special...
By Our Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.11.18

Dhanbad mayor wields a broom as trash piles up

Mayor Chandrashekhar Agarwal, accompanied by Ward 25 councillor Priyaranjan, city manager (sanitation) Vijay Kumar and other officials of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation, carried out a cleanliness drive...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.20

Strange taste

Sir — Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention. Indeed, in ancient times, when people felt cold, they struck up a fire; when they needed to commute, they created the wheel. For mankind, cre...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Treasures of the Trash Museum

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. And what better way to manifest this other than the Museum of Trash in East Harlem of New York? Last week, the Foundation for New York’s Stronges...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

India  /  Published 25.02.19

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 Narendra Modi after he self-promoted his gesture honouring five sanitation workers in Allahabad on Sunda...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.19

Reimagining 'swachhata' without caste prejudice

It is often forgotten that a nation’s path to meaningful progress is a many-layered one. As such, signs of advancement in certain spheres may not be reflective of overall improvement. It would be ad...
By The Editorial Board in

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 about manual scavenging, for example. As far back as 2007, the NHRC chairperson at the time, Shivaraj V...
By The Editorial Board in


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