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Commit to uplift status of manual scavengers: SKA National Convener

Their dislike for the job is not hard to miss and there is no mistaking the fact they would quit the dehumanising work in an instant.

published on : 20th March 2017

Over 12,700 manual scavengers in the country, despite ban

The government was providing one-time cash assistance, skill development training and also capital subsidy to rehabilitate manual scavangers, he said.

published on : 16th March 2017

Vijayawada manhole horror: More than tears for scavengers' kin

A week after three manual scavenger deaths rocked the country, two more died in Vijayawada on Wednesday.

published on : 16th March 2017

Two Ramky officials, sub-contractor arrested for Bengaluru manual scavenger deaths

The accused K Babu Reddy, AGM (Projects), N T Reddy, Manager (Projects), both of Ramky Infrastructure Ltd and Vemula Anjaneyulu, a sub-contractor of the firm were arrested in Hyderabad.

published on : 13th March 2017

Bangalore’s manhole horror: They were paid Rs 500 to clean our sh**t

Yarayya was one of the manual scavengers who was hurriedly roped in to clean a manhole on the Kaggadaspura main road past midnight on Monday.

published on : 9th March 2017

Surely, we can’t stand with them when they clean manholes?

BWSSB had issued a notice to the company, warning it that its bills would not be cleared if the work is not proper.

published on : 9th March 2017

Bengaluru manhole horror: To clear pending bill, workers were rushed to their death

The supervisor who also died in the incident, was allegedly pressurised to fix the manhole in CV Raman Nagar by Ramky contractors.

published on : 9th March 2017

Good question: If manual scavenging was illegal, how was he doing it for eight years

Manhole cleaners don’t only work in hell-like conditions, they live in similar conditions.

published on : 8th March 2017

Bengaluru’s manhole horror: Contractor Ramky under BWSSB scanner

This is not the first brush with controversy for the Ramky Infrastructure Limited which has several contracts with government and civic agencies.

published on : 8th March 2017

Anyone cares a s**t for the law? Three sanitation workers die in Bengaluru sewer

The Baiyappanahalli police have filed a case and held the contractor responsible for not giving any safety kits to the workers.

published on : 7th March 2017

Rs 10 lakh each paid to 141 families of scavengers, Madras High court informed

As many as 141 families of manual scavengers, who died while cleaning sewers, have been paid a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each, the first Bench of the Madras High Court has been informed.

published on : 26th February 2017