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Rahul promises to address problems of street vendors

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 00:44

Rahul Gandhi today promised to a group of street vendors that grievances of the community will be addressed and Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will meet them "directly" to listen and settle the problems being faced by them.

Congress will work to empower street vendors: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:29

A day after Parliament cleared the street vendors bill, scores of street vendors today met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and thanked him for his help in ensuring passage of the legislation.

Parliament nod to Bill to protect rights of urban street vendors

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:13

Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to regulate street vending activities and protect the rights of urban street vendors besides ensuring steps against harassment by police and civic authorities.

Woman vendors to press for passage of Street Vendors Bill

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 16:31

Women vendors are set to sit on an indefinite strike from Monday to press for the passage of the Street Vendors Bill in Parliament.

Rahul seeks Opp support on anti-corruption, street vendors bills

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 20:40

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday appealed to Opposition parties to support the passage of six anti-corruption bills as also the Street Vendors Bill in the Parliament session starting Wednesday.

Nido Taniam death: Rahul Gandhi visits protesters at Jantar Mantar

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 18:41

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday reached Jantar Mantar to address the candle light protest carried out by the North Eastern community against the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam.

HC asks BMC to register street vendors, hawkers in 4 months

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 19:08

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the BMC to initiate and complete the process of registration of street vendors and hawkers within four-month time stipulated by Supreme Court last year.

Six key bills cleared in a single day in Parliament

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 00:09

New Delhi: On the second last day of the monsoon session, Parliamentarians rushed through legislative business, clearing six crucial Bills on a single day.

NASVI demands immediate passage of Street Vendors Bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 21:02

Welcoming the government`s move to extend the parliamentary session till September 6, NASVI on Tuesday demanded immediate passage of a Bill, which aims at regulating street vending through demarcation of vending zones.

Egypt violence: 15 Cairo street vendors killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 10:48

At least 15 people were killed today night in a brawl between Cairo street vendors over space, including 13 who were burned to death, a security source told a news agency.

Girija Vyas to help poor and generate employment

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:07

Implementing the government`s livelihood mission aimed at allaying poverty in urban areas would be a priority, the new Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Girija Vyas said on Tuesday.

Bill to protect street vendors likely to be passed soon: Ajay Maken

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 20:11

A bill to regulate street vendors in public areas and protect their rights is likely to be passed in the ongoing Budget Session.