Two die while cleaning septic tank near Puzhal in Tamil Nadu
The deceased persons are Baskaran (52) and Ismail (36), from Kondiyamman Nagar in Kavangarai near Puzhal.
Two labourers die while cleaning tank at oil factory in Rajasthan's Ranpur
Five persons were cleaning a tank that stored dirty water discharged from the water filter plant of the oil factory, while two died, three others are undergoing treatment.
Uttarakhand: Pilgrims evince keen interest to visit 'Modi Gufa'
This is the cave that Prime Minister Modi visited on May 18, 2019.
Two Nagpur labourers inhale toxic gas while cleaning well, die
The deceased labourers entered the well without safety gear, as per the preliminary investigation.
Gujarat government fails to enforce manual scavenging rules
Over the past three decades, Gujarat has had the second-highest incidence of cleaning worker fatalities in the nation.
ASI seals road between Khandagiri, Udaygiri caves
Boom barriers have been put up on the approach road towards the cave from Khandagiri square and the road towards Jaydev Vatika.
Manual scavenging rampant in Gujarat, affected families clamour for compensation
The administration has also admitted in the legislature that six of the 11 families who have lost a loved one, are yet to receive any compensation.
Telling stories, saving languages
The book discusses everything from state languages and the partition of regions due to languages, to efforts individuals are taking to preserve the dying ones.
Khandagiri, Udaygiri caves eroding fast: ASI
“Examination of the site has revealed that the damage is not just limited to one place but noticeable throughout the caves.
Nick Cave denounces AI song; says, 'this song sucks'
Nick Cave called ChatGPT an exercise in “replication as travesty."
Justice evades manual scavenging victims in Tamil Nadu, reveals study
The report was released during an event jointly organised by the SASY, Safai Karamchari Andolan (SKA) and other organisations working towards the eradication of manual scavenging practice.
‘Conservation reserve’ tag for Gudiyam Caves?
A forest official told TNIE: “Historical records show these rock shelters were used by people from the Stone Age lakhs of years ago.
Four workers killed, two injured, in a landslip at a construction site in Kerala's Kochi
The accident occurred at Nest Electronic City around 2.45 pm while the workers were engaged in digging a huge pit.
Humiliation in school due to untouchability scars lives of children
Untouchability is scarring the lives of thousands of children in Uttar Pradesh.
Trapped in manual scavenging
As the govt survey on manual scavengers gets delayed, Ritwika Mitra visits some villages in UP to find that poverty, lack of options and systemic apathy make scores of people pick human excreta.
Three manual scavengers die of asphyxiation in Bengaluru
Three workers suffocated to death on Sunday while clearing blocked manhole at ND Sepal apartment at Somasundarapalya in HSR Layout.
Chennai's Mount road caves in, takes bus and car along
No casualties have been reported as the passengers in both vehicles were evacuated immediately.
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.
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.
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.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test