Bangalore: Government for re-survey of manual scavengers

Bangalore, May 31, 2014: Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya on Friday admitted that there was gross under estimation of the number of manual scavengers in the State and promised that the government would immediately take up a re-survey.....

Drastic rise in cases of diarrhoea across Hyderabad state

Hyderabad, May 21, 2014: In a worrying trend, lakhs of people have fallen prey to diarrhoea this year after drinking ‘unsafe’ water supplied by the municipal authorities and eating at unauthorized roadside eateries in the state. Worrying statistics o....

Bangalore City sees 202 cases of Manual Scavenging

Bangalore, Nov. 8, 2013: Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya on Thursday said 202 cases of manual scavenging were found in Bangalore city. Speaking to presspersons here, Mr. Anjaneya said a survey on manual scavenging was taken up by the department based....

Death in the gutter in Chennai

Chennai, May 13, 2013: The death of two workers in a sewage tank in Chennai revives the call for the eradication of manual scavenging. By R. ILANGOVAN THAT manual scavenging continues to be a national shame became evident once again when two Dalits died....
Posted Date: 13-05-2013 | Category Chennai