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Incentivise migrants to return to workplaces in other states: RSS labour wing

In a meeting with labour minister Santosh Gangwar on Wednesday through video conferencing, the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) said methods should not be adopted to dissuade migrant workers from wanting to join their families.
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh’s (BMS) suggestion comes a day after Karnataka stopped the special train service for interstate movement of migrant workers following a meeting with builders.(Reuters photo. Representative image)
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh’s (BMS) suggestion comes a day after Karnataka stopped the special train service for interstate movement of migrant workers following a meeting with builders.(Reuters photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 06, 2020 01:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran

Maha govt seeks clarity from Railways on train fares for migrants

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said her party’s state units will bear the cost of rail travel of needy migrant labourers stranded at their workplaces due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown and seeking to return home.
So far, nearly 36,000 migrant labourers have left from Maharashtra for their native places, an official earlier said.(PTI file photo)
So far, nearly 36,000 migrant labourers have left from Maharashtra for their native places, an official earlier said.(PTI file photo)
Published on May 06, 2020 12:30 PM IST
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Covid-19: Section 144 imposed in Ghaziabad till May 31

According to a directive issued by the District Magistrate’s office, the period for which Section 144 has been imposed can be altered in the coming days keeping into mind the prevailing Covid-19 situation.
The rest of the restrictions in Ghazaibad will stay in place as per the earlier orders.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo)
The rest of the restrictions in Ghazaibad will stay in place as per the earlier orders.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 10:53 AM IST
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Ghaziabad | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Migrants, wine shops: Every day is a new challenge for Mumbai Police

Residents had posted pictures and videos on @MumbaiPolice of crowds at wine shops throughout the day.
The police registered 44 FIRs on Monday for lockdown violations, of which 25 were from central region, while nine were from the west region.(PTI file photo)
The police registered 44 FIRs on Monday for lockdown violations, of which 25 were from central region, while nine were from the west region.(PTI file photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 01:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByJayprakash S Naidu

Noida mobile makers get nod to start factories, 50K workers to benefit

The district has also allowed all private offices to start functioning and said such employees did not need passes to come from Delhi or Haryana.
Principal secretary Alok Kumar, in his order on Tuesday, directed all district magistrates to allow functioning of mobile manufacturing units in their districts.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
Principal secretary Alok Kumar, in his order on Tuesday, directed all district magistrates to allow functioning of mobile manufacturing units in their districts.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 06, 2020 11:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | BySanjeev K Jha

Industry struggles with automatic permission on Saral portal

Industrialists based in Manesar said that they had been facing a lot of problems in uploading documents and information on the Saral portal for the past several days.
Businesses in the city have been asking the state government to expedite the process of granting permission to industry to start operations, after relaxations were announced by ministry of home affairs on April 20.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
Businesses in the city have been asking the state government to expedite the process of granting permission to industry to start operations, after relaxations were announced by ministry of home affairs on April 20.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 06, 2020 11:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha and Abhishek Behl

Restriction-free movement for Gurugram residents between 7am and 7pm

As Section 144 of the Indian Penal Code will still remain in force in the district, residents’ will, however, not be allowed to move from 7pm to 7am.
The Haryana government on Sunday allowed shops, markets, businesses, industries and IT companies to operate with a limited number of employees.(Parveen Kumar/ HT file photo)
The Haryana government on Sunday allowed shops, markets, businesses, industries and IT companies to operate with a limited number of employees.(Parveen Kumar/ HT file photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 11:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByAbhishek Behl

Employees left to make own transport arrangements as offices resume

As per the Delhi government’s orders, all private offices can operate with 33% staff strength physically present on the premises and the rest working from home.
While senior government officials used their official cars, the Delhi government arranged for cars to pick up and drop employees.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
While senior government officials used their official cars, the Delhi government arranged for cars to pick up and drop employees.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 04, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai and Sweta Goswami

Lockdown 3.0: RWAs divided over calling domestic helps to work

The Delhi government had on Sunday-- in line with a Union home ministry order-- allowed self-employed workers such as domestic helps, cooks, laundrymen, plumbers and electricians to resume work from Monday during the lockdown that has been extended with certain relaxations till May 17.
Many residential societies in Dwarka have decided to wait for a few more days.(Vipin Kumar/HT photo. Representative image)
Many residential societies in Dwarka have decided to wait for a few more days.(Vipin Kumar/HT photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 04, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondents

Despite lockdown extension, locals take to streets, ignore social distancing norms

However, according to the announcement, in red zones, under which Mumbai falls, outside the containment zones, certain activities are still prohibited by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Several citizens complained about long queues outside alcohol shops as well as grocery stores.(Satish Bate/HT file photo)
Several citizens complained about long queues outside alcohol shops as well as grocery stores.(Satish Bate/HT file photo)
Updated on May 04, 2020 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByYesha Kotak

Prohibitory orders in Mumbai extended till May 17 amid lockdown 3.0

Mumbai has been declared as the red zone due to high number of coronavirus cases.
Mumbai has so far reported 8,613 Covid-19 cases and 343 deaths, a BMC official had said on Sunday.(Reuters file photo)
Mumbai has so far reported 8,613 Covid-19 cases and 343 deaths, a BMC official had said on Sunday.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on May 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Bihar govt to pay rail fare of migrants, students returning back to state: CM

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar thanked the Centre for considering the suggestion to run special trains to send the people of Bihar, students and workers who are stranded in other states back
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said a quarantine centre has been set up here for students, migrants returning to Bihar. All of them will be staying at the quarantine centre for 21 days.(AP Dube/ HT file photo)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said a quarantine centre has been set up here for students, migrants returning to Bihar. All of them will be staying at the quarantine centre for 21 days.(AP Dube/ HT file photo)
Published on May 04, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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Patna | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Delhi RWAs urge govt to shut down all liquor shops in city

Several Resident Welfare Associations in Delhi have strongly objected to opening of liquor shops in most parts of the city despite entire Delhi being declared as a Red Zone with over 4,459 coronavirus cases .
According to a Delhi government official, about 150 liquor shops have been allowed to open in accordance with the latest lockdown relaxations given by the Ministry of Home Affairs.(HT file photo)
According to a Delhi government official, about 150 liquor shops have been allowed to open in accordance with the latest lockdown relaxations given by the Ministry of Home Affairs.(HT file photo)
Published on May 04, 2020 03:04 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown 3.0: Pandemonium after migrant workers gather for ‘registration’

According to the police, the incident took place on Sunday morning near at a government school, where a large crowd of migrant population had lined up to collect food being distributed by the district administration.
On Saturday, the Haryana government had launched an online portal for online registration of migrant workers and stranded persons, who wished to return to their home states.(Satish Bate/HT file photo. Representative image)
On Saturday, the Haryana government had launched an online portal for online registration of migrant workers and stranded persons, who wished to return to their home states.(Satish Bate/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 04, 2020 02:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi lockdown 3.0: 29 activities allowed, restricted and exempted. Read here

In a video briefing, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government will suggest to the Centre that only containment areas in the city be declared as red zones and not the entire district.
At present, all 11 districts in the city have been declared as red zones.(Vipin Kumar/HT file photo)
At present, all 11 districts in the city have been declared as red zones.(Vipin Kumar/HT file photo)
Updated on May 04, 2020 01:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by: Arpan Rai

5 shops per lane of non-essential items, including liquor, now operate in Pune amid lockdown 3.0

Containment zones, which will be restricted to hotspots, will remain under lockdown in light of the positive Covid19 cases in the areas.
According to police, five shops of non-essential goods per lane between 10am and 6pm will be allowed to operate in non-containment areas of the city while liquor stores will reopen in the district(Rahul Raut/HT file photo)
According to police, five shops of non-essential goods per lane between 10am and 6pm will be allowed to operate in non-containment areas of the city while liquor stores will reopen in the district(Rahul Raut/HT file photo)
Updated on May 04, 2020 04:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown 3.0: 72 Pune students return home from Kota

Upon their arrival, the passengers along with the bus drivers and conductors were checked by three teams of doctors.
The passengers left from Kota on April 30 at 3 pm reached the Swargate bus station at 9 pm on May 1, according to officials.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT file photo. Representative image)
The passengers left from Kota on April 30 at 3 pm reached the Swargate bus station at 9 pm on May 1, according to officials.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 03, 2020 10:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPrachi Bari| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

News updates from Hindustan Times: Kerala flattens Covid-19 graph for now, registers no new cases and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Kerala was the first state in the country to report a coronavirus case in January 2020, when a medical student who had returned from China tested positive for the disease.(ANI photo)
Kerala was the first state in the country to report a coronavirus case in January 2020, when a medical student who had returned from China tested positive for the disease.(ANI photo)
Updated on May 03, 2020 10:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Covid-19: Students of Kota coaching institutes take train to Bihar

Every year, about 150,000 students, after completion of their Class 10 and 12 exams visit Kota, where private coaching centres dot the streets teeming with engineering and medical aspirant
Social distancing norm was also followed on the train as only around 50 students were allowed in one coach.(Diwakar Prasad/HT photo. Representative image)
Social distancing norm was also followed on the train as only around 50 students were allowed in one coach.(Diwakar Prasad/HT photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 03, 2020 04:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kota | ByAabshar H Quazi| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Over 150,000 Indians in UAE register to return home

The Indian missions in the country last week opened online registration for the expatriates who wish to fly back home after getting stuck in the country amidst the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
About 10 per cent of the applicants are visit and tourist visa holders who got stranded here due to the ongoing lockdown in India.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
About 10 per cent of the applicants are visit and tourist visa holders who got stranded here due to the ongoing lockdown in India.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Published on May 03, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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Dubai | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Huge evacuation exercise underway in Rajasthan as stranded people rush home

A total of 45,287 labourers have been sent to various states and 57,521 Rajasthanis have returned home over the past few days.
Till date, a total of 45,287 labourers have been sent to various states and 57,521 Rajasthanis have returned, most of them from Gujarat (45,789) while 1,225 have been sent back to that state.(ANI file photo)
Till date, a total of 45,287 labourers have been sent to various states and 57,521 Rajasthanis have returned, most of them from Gujarat (45,789) while 1,225 have been sent back to that state.(ANI file photo)
Published on May 02, 2020 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | BySachin Saini| Edited by: Sabir Hussain

Pune collector forms team to help stranded migrants, students, tourists

The Union home ministry on Friday gave approval to start special trains to ferry stranded migrants, students and tourists during lockdown to return home.
The Pune railway division is also waiting for a notification from the state government regarding the release of trains from Pune to transport migrants to their native places(ANI photo)
The Pune railway division is also waiting for a notification from the state government regarding the release of trains from Pune to transport migrants to their native places(ANI photo)
Updated on May 03, 2020 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNadeem Inamdar

African swine fever detected in pigs in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

Over 2000 pigs have died recently in 6 Assam districts.
Following deaths of nearly 2,000 pigs in 6 districts of Assam last week, 17 samples were sent to the Bhopal institute for tests. Similarly 62 samples were sent from two districts in Arunachal Pradesh.(Abhinav Saha/HT file photo. Representative image)
Following deaths of nearly 2,000 pigs in 6 districts of Assam last week, 17 samples were sent to the Bhopal institute for tests. Similarly 62 samples were sent from two districts in Arunachal Pradesh.(Abhinav Saha/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 02, 2020 07:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by: Sabir Hussain

Delhi begins evacuation of 800 students stranded in Kota

“Hundreds of our children studying in Kota were stuck for more than a month. We are arranging for their return to Delhi. Am so happy they will soon be reunited with their families,” Delhi chief minister Kejriwal tweeted.
Delhi Government sending 40 buses to bring back its students from Kota, Rajasthan who are stuck there due to lockdown, at Kashmere Gate on Friday.(ANI)
Delhi Government sending 40 buses to bring back its students from Kota, Rajasthan who are stuck there due to lockdown, at Kashmere Gate on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on May 02, 2020 03:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by: Sabir Hussain

Supreme Court yet to frame post-lockdown plans, decide on summer break

Covid-19 update: Senior advocate and President, Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Dushyant Dave said doors of justice cannot be shut and steps should be taken to ensure normal functioning. “The Supreme Court should work fully through video conferencing,” he said.
Supreme Court hears important matters through video conferencing due to Covid-19 in New Delhi(ANI Photo)
Supreme Court hears important matters through video conferencing due to Covid-19 in New Delhi(ANI Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2020 08:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Covid-19 update: Gurugram classified as ‘orange zone’ as lockdown is extended

An orange zone includes districts where new cases are emerging, but at a decreasing rate. A red zone is a hotspot area where cases there is a steady jump in cases frequently.
In Haryana, two districts — Faridabad and Sonepat — continue to be in the red zone, while Gurugram, Nuh, Palwal and 15 other districts are under orange zone.(Parween Kumar/ HT file photo)
In Haryana, two districts — Faridabad and Sonepat — continue to be in the red zone, while Gurugram, Nuh, Palwal and 15 other districts are under orange zone.(Parween Kumar/ HT file photo)
Updated on May 02, 2020 04:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByArchana Mishra

Noida authority to expedite work on industrial plot allotment scheme

The Noida authority had in January 1, 2020 started the process of allotting industrial plots of size more than 5 acres.
The authority was supposed to allot these plots in March. But due to the imposition of the lockdown, the process was halted.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo. Representative image)
The authority was supposed to allot these plots in March. But due to the imposition of the lockdown, the process was halted.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 02, 2020 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByVinod Rajput
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