SWEEPER

  • Mann Saccha Desh Swachaa October 8, 2014

    This film titled 'Mann swaccha toh desh swachh' is directed by Varun Babu and Anagh Pradhan. The film showcases the plight of sweepers in this country. Shot in Pune, the film speaks about two women who have taken up such an odd job to make ends meet ...
  • Watch: The plight of sweepers in India October 2, 2014

    On a day when the PM launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, here's a special report on a film on the plight of sweepers in the country. 'Mann Swachh Toh Desh Swachh' is directed by Varun Babu and Anagh Pradhan. ...
  • 46yearold sweeper commits suicide at SSP office May 19, 2014

    A man employed at the SSP office allegedly committed suicide on Monday by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in Kanpur. The 46yearold victim identified as Virendra, was a permanent sweeper at the SSP office, SP crime MP Verma said. Virendra was found hanging himself from a ceiling fan at the women...
  • Mulayam not even fit to sweep PM's residence, says Beni Prasad Verma July 2, 2013

    Faizabad/New Delhi: Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Tuesday kicked up another controversy with his barbs at friendturned foe Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying that the SP chief was not even fit to sweep the Prime Minister's residence, drawing instant rebuke from the Congress. "Yadav wants to become Prime Minister. He should...
  • Rajasthan: Sweeper chops off infant's finger in a hospital April 9, 2013

    Barmer: A shocking case of medical negligence has come to light in Rajasthan. In the absence of doctors and nurses, a sweeper attended to an infant and chopped off the child's finger in a hospital in Barmer. The sweeper was trying to remove the stitches on the child's finger. After...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman gangraped in hospital December 25, 2012

    Sagar: A woman was allegedly gangraped by three sweepers at a district hospital where she had gone for treatment of her baby. The incident, which occurred on Saturday, came to light when the woman along with her husband filed an FIR with Gopalganj police station. Police on Monday said the three...
  • Mumbai: Students forced to sweep floors before class July 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Like Harry Potter and his colleagues at Hogwarts, children at the Kulgaon Badlapur Primary Municipal School bear brooms too. But for the latter, the floor brushes spell trouble instead of joyrides and wizardry. MiD DAY has visual evidence to prove that the students from classes I to VII are...
  • UP: Sweeper turns doctor at a Kannauj hospital July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh's healthcare system stands exposed once again. After Bulandshahr, Ballia, Kushinagar and Meerut, another incident of sweeper performing a doctor's duty has come to light and this time, it is in Kannauj, where a man was caught applying injection to a patient. In Meerut, a wardboy was caught...
  • Bulandshahr hospital shocker: Hospital staff stage protest July 12, 2012

    The Chief Medical Superintendent of the district hospital in Bulandshahr, Shishir Kumar, has been shifted out. ...
  • UP hospital CMS shifted, ward boy suspended July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Chief Medical Superintendent of the district hospital in Bulandshahr, Shishir Kumar, has been shifted out. A ward boy has also been suspended. The action comes two days after the ward boy was caught on camera giving stitches to a patient and a technician was giving another patient...
  • UP: Now, CMO's driver plays doctor in govt hospital July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After Bulandshahr and Ballia, two more incidents of class 4 employees posing as doctors in Uttar Pradesh have come to light in Meerut and Kushinagar. This time the Chief Medical Officer's driver was caught on camera administering saline drips to patients in the district government hospital in Kushinagar on...
  • FTN: Do Government hospitals need shock treatment? July 11, 2012

    UP's healthcare system stands exposed. After Bulandshahr, it is now a government hospital in Ballia, where a sweeper was found attending to patients in the emergency ward. ...
  • Sweeper turns doctor: UP orders DGlevel inquiry July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Reflecting the sorry state of healthcare in two government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh, ward boys, pharmacists and sweepers have been found administering injections and stitching wounds of patients. The UP government on Wednesday ordered a Director Generallevel inquiry into the incident. After a technician doubled up as doctor in...
  • 'Ward boys doubling up as doctors isn't uncommon' July 11, 2012

    Dr Devi Shetty from Narayan Hrudalaya admits that the Indian healthcare system is facing an acute shortage of qualified doctors and other medical staff. ...
  • I assist doctors in treating patients: UP sweeper July 11, 2012

    A sweeper has been caught on camera attending to patients in the emergency ward of a government hospital in Ballia. ...
  • Sweeper as doctor: Will take action, says Ballia medical officer July 11, 2012

    After Bulandshahr, a sweeper at a Ballia government hospital was caught on camera attending to patients in the emergency ward. ...
  • Sweeper turns doctor at another UP govt hospital July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh's healthcare system stands exposed. After Bulandshahr, it is now a government hospital in Ballia, where a sweeper was found attending to patients in the emergency ward. The sweeper, Rajkumar, was found administering stitches to patients in the emergency ward. That's not all. Even the pharmacist was injecting patients....
  • UP hospital ward boys, technicians perform doctor's work July 10, 2012

    The government hospital in Bulandshehar has 23 trained doctors, but authorities say during emergencies they use everyone available. ...
  • Doctors are hardly there at UP govt hospital: patients July 10, 2012

    Some of the patients at the government in Bulandshahr said that the ward boys at times treated them. ...
  • UP medical officer defends sweeper treating patient July 10, 2012

    Bulandshahr: The Chief Medical Superintendent of the Bulandshahr government hospital has defended the action saying that no janitor or sweeper administered injections as reported by the media. The hospital CMS Shishir Kumar said, "The person in the footage is an Operation Theatre assistant and it is a part of his...
  • Sweeper as doctor: IMA 'waiting for probe report' July 10, 2012

    The Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it condemned the incident in a UP government hospital where a sweeper was allegedly caught givings stitches to a patient. ...
  • Sweeper caught treating patients in UP hospital July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The poor state of healthcare services in a government hospital in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh has been exposed. Class 4 employees have been caught on camera performing the duties of doctors. The hospital has 23 trained doctors but a sweeper was caught giving stitches to a patient. The...
  • Doctors turn sweepers to maintain hygiene July 28, 2010

    Mumbai: Doctors at Mumbai's KEM Hospital have come up with a unique way to maintain hygiene at the government hospital. They're trading in their stethoscopes for broomsticks every morning and are scrubbing down hospital walls to set an example to inconsiderate visitors. Patients at KEM Hospital were in for a shock...
  • Sweeper fulfills dream, becomes police officer July 20, 2010

    Ranchi: Through his sheer grit and determination, a young man working as a sweeper in Jharkhand has bagged a job as the Deputy Superintendent of Police after clearing the state public service examination. Roshan Gudia, who works as a sweeper in a primary health centre of Simdega district, cleared the Jharkhand...
  • Postgraduates, graduates apply for sweepers' jobs August 31, 2008

    Greater Noida: Such is the high level of unemployment that graduates and even postgraduates including an MSc in agriculture are queuing up to apply for jobs as sweepers in in this satellite town of the national capital. They must even wield the broom to clean dirty roads and drains...
  • Maharaja of Puri turns sweeper for Lord Jagannath July 4, 2008

    Puri: Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri is known not only for its grand colourful celebrations but also for its unique traditional rituals. One such unique ritual is Chera Paharan in which the Maharaja of Puri, Dibya Singhdeo, dons the role of a sweeper. The ritual is believed to...
  • Sweepers block Noida toll bridge, traffic stalled August 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Traffic came to a grinding halt for hours at Delhi's DND Flyway following a protest by Safai Karamcharis of Noida. Although the march was reported to be peaceful, the workers shouted slogans against the City Corporation authorities and blocked the entry to the toll. The police then called for...
  • Mumbai sweeper hits Rs 2crore jackpot March 14, 2007

    Mumbai: A 42yearold man who has spent most of his life sweeping hospital floors in Mumbai said on Tuesday he hoped a Rs 2.09 crore lottery jackpot win would make life easier but that he wouldn't be laying down his broom. "The first thing I will do is buy a...