Rural Water and Sanitation

Banning manual scavenging in India: A long, complex passage

Union government is set to introduce The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, in ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament

Sunita Narain's Desk

Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

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Every day, 28 people dependent on farming die by suicide in India

People in the farm sector accounted for 7.4 per cent of the total suicides in India, according to the latest NCRB report