Ludhiana: Ineffective manhole cleanup, chemicals disposed in sewers emerge as theories for Giaspura tragedy
Steps to be taken in the event of an industrial accident or to gauge its environmental impact lacking, say experts
Sewers are gas chambers where manual scavengers are sent to die: SC
Apex court comes down heavily on govt on the issue of manual scavenging
Is the Ganga basin drowning in shit?
A slew of loopholes means that the Ganga and its tributaries will continue to receive wastewater and faecal sludge
Govt must get its hands dirty to rescue manual scavengers
Swachh Bharat Mission will end up perpetuating manual scavenging if the authorities fail to implement right toilet technology and manage the huge …
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 …
Sanitation workers deserve an inclusive ecosystem — here are 5 best practices for their safety and dignity
Urban India has an estimated 2 million sanitation workers
Sanitation workers on COVID-19 front lines: How to save the warriors?
Several incidents in the last few months have shone spotlight on abysmal conditions under which sanitation workers function — without …
COVID-19: How distant laws, uneven measures afflict sanitation workers
The pandemic has further aggravated the dichotomy of livelihood and safety of sanitation workers