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Manual scavenging -- a national shame

While India is going in a great path towards becoming digital India there are some things which are shame to our nation. One of it is the manual scavenging. Manual scavenging is a caste-based......

Bezwada Wilson, T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon......

Govt to bring new law to eradicate manual scavenging

Admitting to shortcomings in existing laws to eradicate manual scavenging, the government on Monday said it would bring a new legislation with more stringent provisions for eliminating the scourge.......

Bill to ban manual scavenging to be brought in Parliament

Nine years after a Public Interest Litigation said that over five lakh people were engaged in manual scavenging across the country, the government on Monday told the Supreme Court that a bill aimed......

Dalit leader Mevani meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses demands

Seeking to court dynamic young leaders representing different caste interests ahead of the Gujarat polls, Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, who stopped short of pledging......

Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?

Universal basic income or social security? Economist Nitin Desai feels we need a blueprint for universal health care and pensions to help the vulnerable section. IMAGE: All Indians need access to......

Can 'Toil-o-preneurs' solve India's sanitation woes

On the one had are sanitation oriented social enterprises and on the other are awareness raising campaigns by government, writes Rajni Bakshi. A law that bans toilets where human excreta has......

FM to meet state CMs, banks to review credit flow

In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, Finance Minister P Chidambaram will review credit flow to agriculture, education and housing and monitor progress of centrally sponsored schemes, at a......
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Khadi to impart skill development training to sanitation staff

The Khadi Commission has decided to impart skill development training for scavengers and other sanitation workers in an effort to bring them to the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/khadi-to-impart-skill-development-training-to-sanitation-staff-117110601142_1.html
Dalit leader Mevani meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses demands

Seeking to court dynamic young leaders representing different caste interests ahead of the Gujarat polls, Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Dalit leader... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/dalit-leader-mevani-meets-rahul-gandhi-discusses-demands/20171103.htm
Implementation of act for rehabilitating manual scavengers sought

The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis on Tuesday urged the Delhi government to ensure the implementation of the 2013 act prohibiting... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a776078.html
The Unsung Heroes of the 2017 Mumbai Flood

Thousands of migrant workers are employed by the BMC for the pre-monsoon cleanup every year. But they are made to work illegally in inhumane... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/shows/video-volunteers/video-volunteers-the-unsung-heroes-of-the-2017-mumbai-flood-4058477.html

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