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3 mechanics run over by pickup vehicle while repairing broken down lorry in Karnataka

An Andhra Pradesh-registered lorry had broken down on the highway in the evening. Three mechanics, who also reportedly hail from the same state.

published on : 30th August 2021

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