23,000 flood victims rescued, 83 relief camps set up in Jammu

In the Jammu division 23,000 people have been rescued and 83 relief camps were set up for the flood victims, a senior officials said here on Thursday.

Muzaffarnagar: Unauthorised shelters of refugees removed from forest land

Authorities in neighbouring Shamli district have removed illegal shelters put up on forest land by refugees following last year`s violence in the area, officials said.

Two-day Bru repatriation begins tomorrow

The sixth phase of Bru repatriation will begin tomorrow and preparations are in full swing to receive the Bru families who are willingly returning to Mizoram from six relief camps in Tripura.

Baby dies in relief camp in Shamli district

A three-day old baby girl died due to illness at a relief camp for riot victims at Malakpur village in Shamli district.

12,000 riot victims yet to return to native village

Over 12,000 riot victims are yet to return to their native villages, district authorities in UP said on Monday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Security provided to gang-rape victims

The gang-rape victims during the Muzaffarngar riots have been provided security, police said on Monday.

DM sends report on relief camps to UP govt

The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard.

`Deaths occur in palaces too`: UP Minister on riot relief camps

Uttar Pradesh Minister Narad Rai on Saturday stoked a potential controversy over deaths in relief camps for riot-hit victims in Muzaffarnagar, saying deaths occur everywhere and in palaces too.

Half of refugees in govt-aided relief camp children

The only government-aided relief camp in the district here has so far seen 16 deaths after it opened to shelter victims following the September riots in the area, official sources said.

SP cries foul, says conspiracy behind Mulayam`s `twisted statement`

Amid raging controversy over Mulayam Singh Yadav`s claim that those living in relief camps in Muzaffarnagar were political activists, SP went into fire fighting mode on Wednesday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: UP govt says refugees are being misled

Amid criticism for ignoring Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said that those who have refused to go back o their homes have been misled by locals of other political parties.

Muzaffarnagar riot victims show black flags to Rahul Gandhi

Black flags were shown to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday while he was returning from the relief camps where the distressed riot victims are staying.

SC slams UP govt over Muzaffarnagar riot victims` plight

Pulling up the Uttar Pradesh government over the plight of victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots, the Supreme Court has ordered it to immediately supply blankets and medical help to people living in relief camps.

Mizoram elections: Poling party leaves for Bru relief camps

Polling party numbering around 100 officials, including 74 desk and seven nodal officers, on Sunday left for the six relief camps in the state to conduct polling for the Bru voters lodged there.

Five lakh for riot-affected families living in relief camps: UP govt

Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday announced a one-time financial assistance of rupees 5 lakh to help in the rehabilitation of each displaced Muslim family still living in relief camps after the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Doctors warn of epidemic in Muzaffarnagar relief camps

There is a possibility of an outbreak of epidemics in relief camps where thousands of riot-hit victims have taken shelter following last month`s communal violence in Muzaffarnagar.

U`khand floods: Families seek video footages of relief camps

Relatives of people stranded in Uttarakhand have asked authorities to shoot video footages of the relief camps being run by them.

CPM demands early rehabilitation of Assam violence victims

In the wake of ethnic violence in Assam`s Bodo Territorial Autonomous District (BTAD), CPI(M) on Sunday demanded immediate renewal of the National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) based on the 1971 voter list.

1,540 people join relief camps in Kokrajhar and Chirang

Over 2.42 lakh inmates are staying in 218 camps in Assam`s Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Dhubri and Barpeta districts and 1,540 new inmates have taken shelter in relief camps at trouble-torn Kokrajhar and Chirang.

421 refugees leave relief camps, no fresh incident

Over 420 refugees have returned home from relief camps in lower Assam where no fresh incident was reported on Thursday.