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A wave of migrant workers seen at Anand Vihar Bus Terminus as they head to their native state on Day 5 of the 21 day nationwide lockdown imposed by PM Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi on March 29, 2020.(Photo by Sakib Ali /HT file photo)

Few takers for govt’s new shelter homes

By Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 06:42 AM IST
The facility, despite being a walking distance from the Delhi-UP border, which on Saturday saw tens of thousands of migrant workers trying to cross to neighbouring states, had only had three occupants till 5pm on Sunday.
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Daily wage workers and homeless people wait for food outside a government-run night shelter in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Reuters Photo)
Daily wage workers and homeless people wait for food outside a government-run night shelter in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Reuters Photo)

Coronavirus update: Borders shut, migrant workers look for refuge in shelter homes

By Abhishek Dey | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 07:12 AM IST
With rail and interstate bus services suspended due to Covid-19 outbreak, these labourers – most of them migrants – can neither return to their villages and towns, nor afford to pay for their food and shelter without work.
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Main accused Jaswanti Devi (in white) leaves a Panchkula CBI court after she was convicted in the Apna Ghar sexual exploitation case on Wednesday.(Sant Arora/HT Photo)
Main accused Jaswanti Devi (in white) leaves a Panchkula CBI court after she was convicted in the Apna Ghar sexual exploitation case on Wednesday.(Sant Arora/HT Photo)

Rohtak Apna Ghar case: Court testimony of victims reveals house of horror

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Panchkula
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Inmates of Apna Ghar, an NGO-run shelter in Rohtak’s Shrinagar, have accused the in-charge Jaswanti Devi and her family of rape, sexual exploitation and physical and mental abuse.
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