Tag Archives: workers

Dalit youth living under threat from CPI(M) workers: BJP

It is alleged that the youth has been abducted and assaulted The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) district leadership has alleged that a Dalit in his late teens at Koothuparamba is living under the shadow of a serious threat to his ...

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‘Clean India’ mission not ending manual scavenging, activists say

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, or Clean India Mission, with much fanfare after he took office in 2014, sweeping a Delhi street with a broom. Since then, thousands of toilets have been built across the country. ...

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Chhattisgarh Government increases minimum wages of workers

RAIPUR: The Chhattisgarh Government has announced the rates of variable Dearness Allowances (DA) on the minimum basic salary for workers, working in various scheduled plans. For the unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled workers, the DA has been increased to ...

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Manual scavenging: This is caste violence, says CPI (ML) activist Divya Bharathi

Last week, the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) told the Delhi High Court that none of the capital’s municipal bodies employed manual scavengers and that drains are cleaned using machines. Yet, 10 workers had died over two months while cleaning ...

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Call to protect rights of Daltis, minorities, workers

Eluru: Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM) national president and Gujarat Dalit Movement leader Jignesh Mavani called upon the people to wage a united fight for protection of rights of Dalits, minorities and workers in the country. He alleged that the NDA ...

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