If we refuse to even acknowledge manual scavenging, how are we ever going to stop it?
“Instead of me pressing a charge of assault on the police, they are preparing to book me for obstructing a public servant from discharging their duties.”
The blaze erupted in a shop at Makaria Compound early morning following which the structure collapsed.
After their houses were razed to the ground, families living along the Tansa water pipeline were moved to a heavily industralised area with poor transport connectivity. This has cost them both their health and livelihood.
Residents of the slum colony, located outside the Bandra railway station in western Mumbai, blame the civic body for reneging on its assurance that they had 48 hours to vacate their shanties.
For the 2,700 workers and their families who gathered at Azad Maidan on May 1 to celebrate International Labour Day, a recent Supreme Court verdict is a turning point.
In March, the BMC demolished the huts of 30 families, mostly Dalits, and destroyed or seized all their belongings.
From long pending arrears to health and safety measures, Mumbai’s conservancy workers have a series of unmet demands
The stakes in the Mumbai municipal corporation elections are very high for the BJP and the Shiv Sena.
Uddhav Thackeray appears to be biding his time before pulling the plug on the Shiv Sena’s alliance with the BJP.
“I want to see Narendra Modi coming to Mumbai and campaign for BMC polls. I want to see Sena’s win after his rally here,” Thackeray said
Shiv Sena is fighting for survival, while the BJP to wants to take control of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Asia’s richest civic body.
The Shiv Sena will have to tackle anti-incumbency and allegations of corruption to win, while the BJP is keen to consolidate on gains made in 2014 to take control of the Asia’s richest civic body.
What do Dalits get out of their togetherness? Affirmation, strength, and a sense of solidarity.
In one stroke, certain stretches of Mumbai’s seafront have been re-designated as “bays” , allowing for the construction of skyscrapers and towers close to the coastline
The court asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government to initiate proceedings against bureaucrats, ministers and politicians involved in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.