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May 04, 2017
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issuesThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations
Dec 20, 2016
Wiping out manual scavenging top priority of Modi govt: Amit ShahWiping out the "curse" of manual scavenging is the "top most priority" of the Centre, BJP President Amit Shah said on Tuesday.
Aug 17, 2016
Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, 10 widows to tie 'rakhi' to PM ModiAhead of Raksha Bandhan, several widows and manual scavengers tied rakhi to 50 upper-caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath temple
Aug 15, 2016
Independence Day reality check: Manual scavenging kills four in HyderabadThat the tragedy occurred just 36 hours before the nation turned 70 only emphasises that India@70 is still inside a manhole.
Jul 27, 2016
Bezwada Wilson wins Magsaysay Award: Meet the real Swachh Bharat activistA Dalit born into a family of manual scavengers in in Karnataka, Wilson had seen his parents clean toilets as a boy.
Jun 03, 2016
Implement amended Atrocities Act in letter and spirit, Centre tells statesThe Centre urged all states and Union territories to sincerely implement the law to curb incidents of atrocities against Scheduled Castes.
Jun 01, 2016
Manual scavenging persists in various parts despite govt ban on it: GehlotUnion Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over states not taking enough interest in eradicating manual scavenging.
May 27, 2016
Manual scavenging may be prohibited but continues unhindered in IndiaIt is a criminal, non-bailable act, but “manual scavenging” continues unhindered in India.
Aug 28, 2015
In a bid to end stigma, manual scavengers will tie rakhi to PM ModiSeveral manual scavengers, liberated by an NGO, will tie rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that falls on Saturday.
Aug 04, 2015
In Modi's Swachh Bharat, manual scavenging is now a career optionDespite Supreme Court directions to end the practice of manual scavenging, the dangerous occupation is a career option in Modi's India