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A fresh controversy has erupted in Tamil Nadu's Chennai where a sanitation worker was seen cleaning an alleged sewer with his bare hands after the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLA J.J.Ebenezer asked him to clean blocked sewage immediately as people in the area of his consistency, RK Na
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar) MP GK Vasan gave Zero Hour Notice in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the need to eradicate the practice of manual scavenging in the country."
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): The body of the sanitation worker who went missing this morning while cleaning a septic chamber in Pune was found by the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) officials today.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI/PNN): Genrobotics, the leading Indian robotic company, has emerged as the winner of The Swachhata Startup Challenge for their product Bandicoot, as the best innovative solution to eliminate manual scavenging, which also transforms the sanitation workers' liv
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], January 11 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced that the next of kin of the workers who died while cleaning sewers will be given financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], November 20 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called manual scavenging a 'shameful practice' and said that its eradication is not only the responsibility of the government but also of the society and citizens.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued an advisory to the Centre, States and UTs for protecting the rights of persons engaged in manual scavenging or hazardous cleaning.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], August 6 (ANI): To prevent loss of lives because of manual cleaning of sewers and septic tanks, a Jaipur-based company has developed a robot for drainage cleaning.
New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): An application has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking urgent listing and impleading Union of India as a necessary party to the proceedings for proper adjudication of the petition seeking strict compliance of the provisions of the Prohibition of Employmen
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Justice A. K. Mishra said on Monday that the widespread persistence of the practice of manual scavenging, despite laws and guidelines for its elimination, not only goes against the values of our Constitution
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 23 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday said it is a source of embarrassment for all the citizens of India that manual scavenging still exists in the country.
New Delhi [India], March 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned to August the hearing on a plea filed seeking directions to gauge a number of persons employed either directly or indirectly as manual scavengers and the actual number of dead since its prohibition in 1993 Manual Scaven