30-year-old Rajeswari, who had her left leg amputated following the accident, was the lone breadwinner in her family. Please contribute


Karuppiah, whose brother was murdered, alleges that the convicts in the Melavalavu massacre were released by the TN govt for vote bank politics. "Every day we will wonder - Is today the day they will strike back?" thenewsminute.com/article/tn-r

CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Khanwilkar, Indu Malhotra ruled in favour of sending the pleas to a larger bench, Justices Nariman and DY Chandrachud dissented.

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Manual scavenging is banned and there are not sufficient programmes to make sure people know. 600 to they were offered. That's $11 Canadian. This man's family is without him now because of this. Really puts things into perspective, thank you for sharing this.

If there is one story you have to read today, let this be it. How negligence and apathy for human life has killed one more person.
Absolutely heartbreaking story of Arunkumar, the manual scavenging worker who was killed while cleaning a septic tank in Express Avenue Mall. His brother Ranjithkumar narrates what happened.

“The negativity on Twitter was consuming me. I was becoming who I am not. I had to [quit] to prevail my sanity and keep it intact. I am not somebody who quits because of the trolls. For me, as a person, it was important that I remain who I am”: Khushbu.
Perhaps she should join Mastodon.


Arunkumar was among the five manual scavengers illegally employed by a private agency to clean a septic tank within the mall premises.

Anuradha is the sole breadwinner of her family. She is in hospital, both her legs have suffered serious injuries. This case is so eerily similar to Subhasri. How many more lives need to be put in harms ways for us to wake up? thenewsminute.com/article/coim

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“In the most simplified terms, democracy is government of the people. And when there is a difference of opinion, the will of the majority prevails, but it is never forced down on the minority but is carried out with the consent of the minority”: TN Seshan thenewsminute.com/article/trib

An IAS officer par excellence, TN Seshan will always be remembered for the electoral reforms he brought about in India. thenewsminute.com/article/indi

The VRS window opened on Wednesday and as of Saturday over 60,000 employees have applied for VRS against the target of 94,000 employees. thenewsminute.com/article/why-

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The 1045-pages judgment of the Supreme Court in the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land dispute case does not disclose the name of the judge who authored it.
Read more: bit.ly/2Q48Kqy

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