Six years later, kin awaits BBMP compensation

Frustrated with the delay, the victim’s younger brother Sibgathullah said, “I think I will have to grease the palms of officials to get compensation.”

published on : 28th June 2022

Tirupati manhole mishap: Death toll rises to three, Andhra Pradesh MAUD minister seeks report

MAUD minister Audimulapu Suresh sought a report on the measures taken for the safety of sewage workers.

published on : 17th June 2022

Delhi: Man enters sewer pit to collect waste, dies: another enters for rescue, also loses life

Abdul Salam, a ragpicker, was removing the lid of the sewer and had entered inside the sewer to collect plastic waste items but did not come out, Chitaranjan who went for rescue also lost his life.

published on : 28th April 2022

Tamil Nadu tops list of manhole deaths in India

Demanding strict ban on manual scavenging, activists have urged the Union and State governments to take proactive steps on the matter.

published on : 23rd April 2022

'Tamil Nadu tops list of manhole deaths in India': National Commission for Safai Karamcharis data

The multiple awareness programmes and crackdown measures have not stopped Tamil Nadu from getting the dubious distinction of being first in manhole deaths in the country. 

published on : 23rd April 2022

Height of apathy: Raised manholes topple motorists

Lack of pedestrian infra among pain points of Sholinganallur residents

published on : 16th February 2022

MP government orders FIR against Gujarat-based firm over death of its two staffers while measuring manhole depth

A primary inquiry by Bhopal civic commissioner revealed the incident took place on Monday due to lack of safety standards by the construction company, said an official statement.

published on : 15th December 2021

Manholes inside shops add to fears of flooding at KK Nagar

Roadside eateries, mobile repair shops and even an Amma Unavagam, have been functioning over manholes at Anna Main Road in KK Nagar.

published on : 27th September 2021

Telangana: Deceased manhole workers’ kin to get 2BHKs

The State government sanctioned a 2BHK house each to the families of two workers who were washed in a manhole in Padmavati Colony, Saheb Nagar early this month.

published on : 17th August 2021

Hyderabad manhole death: Team from Coimbatore to search for worker Ananthaiah's body

Meanwhile, the Engineering Wing of the GHMC, which dug the stormwater drain upto 100 metres to trace the body and stopped the works, will be taking up restoration work of the drain from Monday.

published on : 9th August 2021

Two suspended, showcause notice to three in Hyderabad manhole death case

The suspensions were based on the preliminary information and completion of the detailed inquiry.

published on : 7th August 2021

Hyderabad: Search still on for man washed away in manhole 

The police have filed a case against contractor B Yellaiah under the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 and 304 A (Causing death by negligence) of IPC.

published on : 6th August 2021

1 killed while cleaning manhole in Hyderabad

The body of one worker Shiva, 25, has been pulled out of the manhole while the rescuers could not locate the other worker Anjaiah.

published on : 5th August 2021

Manhole deaths: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation fails to learn lessons

Sends Supreme Court ban on manual scavenging and Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers Act for a toss.

published on : 21st March 2018

Sanitation worker slips into manhole in Vijayawada, dies

A sanitation worker died after slipping into a manhole at H Block of Vambay Colony. His body was retrieved late at night.

published on : 21st March 2018
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