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Covid-19 cases, deaths in November down 50% from October in Maharashtra

Maharashtra on Monday added 3,837 fresh Covid-19 infections to push its tally to 1,823,896 and 80 fatalities to take the state’s toll to 47,151.
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2020 11:00 PM IST
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By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Jagan Reddy launches interest-free loans scheme for Andhra street vendors

Interacting with beneficiaries through video conferencing mode, the chief minister said small and petty vendors and artisans won’t have to go for private borrowing at high interest rates hereafter and could obtain hassle-free loans from the banks under Jagananna Thodu scheme.
The beneficiaries eligible for loans under Jagananna Thodu scheme include vegetable vendors, fruit vendors, small shopkeepers, pushcart vendors, and traditional artisans. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)
The beneficiaries eligible for loans under Jagananna Thodu scheme include vegetable vendors, fruit vendors, small shopkeepers, pushcart vendors, and traditional artisans. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 08:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

PM Modi hails street vendors, slams Oppn

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who was present at the programme, praised the PM for his guidance in the “successful” fight against Covid-19.
PM Modi’s comments came a day before the first round of the three-phase Bihar elections beginning Tuesday.
PM Modi’s comments came a day before the first round of the three-phase Bihar elections beginning Tuesday.
Published on Oct 28, 2020 04:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

PM Modi to virtually distribute loans to 300,000 street vendors under PM SVANidhi Scheme today

PM SVANidhi Scheme was launched on June 1, 2020 for poor people selling goods on roads and tracks, who were affected due to the coronavirus pandemic.
PM Modi will also communicate with beneficiaries of the scheme on the occasion(PTI photo)
PM Modi will also communicate with beneficiaries of the scheme on the occasion(PTI photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

UP gets most applications under PM’s street vendors’ scheme: Adityanath

Adityanath also asked UP’s chief secretary to regularly monitor the progress of the scheme under which street vendors can get working capital up to Rs 10,000 at a subsidised rate of interest.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath said 2.83 lakh applications had already been approved and loan disbursed to 99,000 beneficiaries.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath said 2.83 lakh applications had already been approved and loan disbursed to 99,000 beneficiaries.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 20, 2020 11:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times,Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

GMADA approves 14 vending sites in Mohali

MC commissioner Kamal Kumar Garg said after GMADA identified the sites the civic body had appointed officers to check if these could be used and submit a report after before allocation began
Illegal vending sites have grown over the years in Mohali.(HT Photo.)
Illegal vending sites have grown over the years in Mohali.(HT Photo.)
Published on Oct 08, 2020 11:13 PM IST
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By Hillary Victor, Mohali

Police clearance for visa, 14 Saanjh services through Mohali’s sewa kendras

Move meant to promote Mission Fateh by decongesting offices during the pandemic and helping people avail of services at their doorsteps through the nearest sewa kendras
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Updated on Oct 05, 2020 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali

Total bandh in Amritsar, Patiala, Jalandhar and Bathinda against Centre’s farm bills

Shops shut, traffic hit in Punjab cities as people stay home in response to bandh call by farmer organisations; security up across the state
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers raising slogans and blocking the road at the Golden Gate on Friday in response to the farmers’ bandh call.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers raising slogans and blocking the road at the Golden Gate on Friday in response to the farmers’ bandh call.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 04:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Patiala | By HT Correspondents

Efforts on for online delivery platform for street vendors: PM Modi

The Union government had launched the PM SVANidhi scheme on June 1 to help poor street vendors impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic resume livelihood activities.
The prime minister also urged the street vendors to adopt the digital payment system on a large scale.(ANI)
The prime minister also urged the street vendors to adopt the digital payment system on a large scale.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 06:35 PM IST
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Bhopal | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

PM Modi to interact with street vendor beneficiaries of govt scheme in Madhya Pradesh

The Union government had launched the PM SVANidhi scheme on June 1 to help poor street vendors impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic resume livelihood activities.
PM Modi will also interact with three beneficiaries from the state by connecting virtually with them from their vending locations, the PMO said.(ANI)
PM Modi will also interact with three beneficiaries from the state by connecting virtually with them from their vending locations, the PMO said.(ANI)
Published on Sep 08, 2020 08:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Ludhiana mandi now open 6 days a week, crowding a problem

Though entry has been restricted only to listed vendors and locals are not allowed, a large number of street vendors are entering the market by scaling the wall, authorities say
Crowds gather at the vegetable mandi in Ludhiana, which will now remain open six days a week instead of three.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Crowds gather at the vegetable mandi in Ludhiana, which will now remain open six days a week instead of three.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 12:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

GB Nagar admin allows maids, drivers and service personnel in societies

The move comes soon after some residents’ welfare associations (RWAs) complained that certain key issues like movement of domestic helps and maintenance staff have not been addressed.
The guidelines have allowed the public transport and street vendors and e-commerce to operate.(HT Photo)
The guidelines have allowed the public transport and street vendors and e-commerce to operate.(HT Photo)
Published on May 20, 2020 10:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | By Tanmayee Tyagi

Supporting the unemployed| HT Editorial

Job losses are rising across the board. The State needs to help
One key way in which this crisis is getting reflected is in the unemployment figures(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
One key way in which this crisis is getting reflected is in the unemployment figures(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 20, 2020 06:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Lockdown made Delhi’s poor poorer, but led to behavioural change, say researchers

Nine out of 10 respondents reported they weren’t smoking but it hasn’t been assessed whether most of them are non-smokers or quit smoking because of the Covid-19 crisis.
In this Sunday, May 10, 2020, photo, migrants laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh state with their families trying to return to their villages walk towards a bus terminus in New Delhi.(AP)
In this Sunday, May 10, 2020, photo, migrants laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh state with their families trying to return to their villages walk towards a bus terminus in New Delhi.(AP)
Updated on May 16, 2020 07:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Fresh announcements on economy to help farmers, migrants: PM Modi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package of free foodgrains for migrant workers, concessional credit to farmers and working capital loan for street vendors as part of the second tranche of fiscal stimulus to heal an economy hit hard by the coronavirus-forced lockdown.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi had introduced massive new financial incentives on top of the previously announced packages for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore.(PTI)
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi had introduced massive new financial incentives on top of the previously announced packages for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore.(PTI)
Published on May 14, 2020 08:08 PM IST
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UP chief minister transfers Rs 1,000 each to over 4 lakh daily wagers

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred an amount of Rs 48.17 crore as the maintenance allowance for 4,81,755 street vendors, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, e-rickshaw drivers, porters and other daily wage labourers.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath made a token transfer of Rs 1000 through direct benefit transfer (DBT) to bank account of each of the worker.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath made a token transfer of Rs 1000 through direct benefit transfer (DBT) to bank account of each of the worker.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2020 10:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Noida authority to provide Rs 1,000 each to street vendors

Gautam Budh Nagar district, which comprises Noida and Greater Noida, so far has witnessed 50 cases of the virus so far.
Noida has at least 3,000 licensed street vendors and around 10,000 vendors, who operated without a license.Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.
Noida has at least 3,000 licensed street vendors and around 10,000 vendors, who operated without a license.Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 07:00 AM IST
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By Vinod Rajput, Noida

Coronavirus effect: Tension and fear writ large at Shimla’s leper colony

Locked in their shanties, these leprosy patients are running out of ration
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Updated on Mar 29, 2020 11:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla

Street vending plan: Patiala MC awaits official notification

In the absence of any street vending policy, the vendors continue to create chaos in major locations and cause inconvenience to residents
A view of the vendor market near Safabadi gate in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
A view of the vendor market near Safabadi gate in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Updated on Mar 17, 2020 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala

Audit stops Chandigarh civic body from splurging 30L a month on cleaning Plaza

Contract was awarded for 3 months without floating tender to Lions Services Limited after evacuation of street vendors in December
Published on Mar 02, 2020 12:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Inquiries pending with Chandigarh vigilance dept double in a year

UT adviser attributes it to investigations being initiated in more complaints than earlier
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Updated on Feb 22, 2020 12:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Labourer awarded 10-year-jail for raping minor in 2015

The court has also imposed a fine of 50,000 on the convict
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Published on Jan 22, 2020 10:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

MC drive flops as illegal street vendors return to Chandigarh’s Sector 22 market

The vendors now come late in the evening to sell their products as police and municipal corporation (MC) personnel are not present at that time
Published on Dec 30, 2019 12:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Sale of unhygienic food goes unchecked in Patiala: Residents

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Updated on Dec 27, 2019 10:32 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Patiala

Cops issue 13,000 challan to man with bike worth 10,000 in Ludhiana

Mohammad Raees shows his challan copy in Ludhiana on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Mohammad Raees shows his challan copy in Ludhiana on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 26, 2019 10:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana

Afghan Sikh families happy over prospects of getting Indian citizenship

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Published on Dec 12, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Tarsem Singh Deogan, Ludhiana

Now, Mohali MC launches drive, goods confiscated from 40 vendors

MC’s enforcement team held a drive in Phases 5 and 7 markets on Monday
An anti-encroachment drive being carried out against street vendors by the municipal corporation at the Phase-7 market in Mohali on Monday.(Anil Dayal/HT)
An anti-encroachment drive being carried out against street vendors by the municipal corporation at the Phase-7 market in Mohali on Monday.(Anil Dayal/HT)
Published on Dec 10, 2019 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali

Forced eviction of street vendors from December 5, Chandigarh admn tells HC

UT senior standing counsel Pankaj Jain informed court that relocation notices issued to vendors in Sectors 1-6 and Sector 17 Plaza will expire on December 4, after which coercive action will begin
In first phase, 3,250 registered vendors are to be relocated from Sectors 1-6 and Sector 17 Plaza.
In first phase, 3,250 registered vendors are to be relocated from Sectors 1-6 and Sector 17 Plaza.
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 12:57 AM IST
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Chandigarh’s biggest vending zone in Sector 15 gets nod

Addressing locals’ concerns, sites to be reduced from 1,000 to 850 to provide more parking space
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 09, 2019 12:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Street vendor crushed under road roller in Mohali

Victim was returning home from the mandi in Phase 11 around 11:45pm when a road roller deployed for road carpeting ran over him while reversing near the CSD canteen in Phase 10.
Mangled remains of the cycle rehri that met with the accident near the CSD canteen in Phase 10.(HT PHOTO)
Mangled remains of the cycle rehri that met with the accident near the CSD canteen in Phase 10.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 01:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
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