Rahul promises to address problems of street vendors

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.

Parliament nod to Bill to protect rights of urban street vendors

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.

Nido Taniam death: Rahul Gandhi visits protesters at Jantar Mantar

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

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

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

Egypt violence: 15 Cairo street vendors killed

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.

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

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

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

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

Loan scheme for street vendors soon: Ajay Maken

Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken said government would launch an "innovative" loan scheme for them who live under reign of fear and terror of municipal bodies and police.

Govt mulling over law to save street vendors from harassment: Maken

Government is mulling over bringing a law to give livelihood rights and social security to vendors and hawkers in cities and towns.

Bill in LS to protect rights of street vendors

A bill to protect the rights of street vendors and regulate street vending activities was introduced in the Lok Sabha today amid opposition uproar over coal block allocation.

Govt gives nod to bill on street vendors

A bill which seeks to protect street vendors against harassment and regulate their activities in public areas received the nod of the government.

Govt proposes scheme for street vendors: Selja

Urban Poverty Alleviation
Minister Kumari Selja today said the Centre has proposed a
scheme in the 12th Five Year Plan to facilitate street
vending.

NAC for central law to protect livelihood of street vendors

The National Advisory Council is
expected to make suggestions on the issue of having a central
legislation to protect the livelihood of over one crore street
vendors across the country.

Games over, street vendors re-appearing in Delhi

While the chunk of them are expected to return only after the festival of Diwali and Chhath, street vendors are nevertheless making their way back to the capital after being banished during the Commonwealth Games, an NGO said.

Street vendors` eviction before Games: Protest on Sep 30

With a large number of hawkers being evicted from city, especially near CWG venue, several street vendors unions will hold a protest on Thurs to highlight their plight.