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Khwairambandh Keithel ladies not happy with govt authority's attitude 19.11.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Khwairambandh Keithel ladies not happy with govt authority's attitude
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24K street vendors to get IDs 18.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will issue identity cards to as many as 24,129 street vendors so that they are not harassed by its officials or the police.

The civic agency carried a survey of street vendors in eight BBMP zones last September and identified the places where they can do business. A BBMP official said: "We have identified hawker zones in each ward where these vendors will be given space. This will also help us crack down on illegal hawking. We will also issue them ID cards."

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The right to my pavement? 14.11.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Insights into life on the footpath and travelling on foot
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Identity cards for all urban street vendors 13.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Kerala set to become the first State to achieve the feat
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They took over our city 30 years ago 6.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The problem of the burgeoning number of hawkers in the city is not new. Albeit complex, the issue has been allowed to fester over three decades. Thus, a holistic solution remains out of sight. In 1985, the Mumbai Hawkers Association (MHU) filed a petition against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the Bombay High Court, seeking clarity on whether they have a legal right to hawk in the city. The matter went up to the Supreme Court (SC) which observed that there must be hawking and non-hawking zones marked out in the city. "The court also said that hawkers do not have a fundamental right to carry out their business on footpaths as pedestrians have a right to walk there," said advocate Jamshed Mistry, who appeared on behalf of the Ramdas Nayak Marg Retail Merchants Association. Soon after the civic body began the demarcation exercise, around 40 petitions were filed by various unions, residents' associations and traders. "It was then decided that hawkers would not be permitted within an area of ...
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Discontent over issue of identity cards to street vendors 5.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Irregularities alleged in selection of beneficiaries
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Union cries out for formation of Town Vending Committee soon 2.11.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
On a day when Congress and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers kept the police busy in Dadar, around 3,000 hawkers from across the city under the banner of Mumbai Hawkers Union (MHU) staged a protest at Azad Maidan against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) action against them. The hawkers demanded that they should be allowed to carry on with their business around railway stations and on foot-overbridges. The hawkers' union also demanded formation of the Town Vending Committee (TVC) immediately. Shashank Rao, President of MHU, said that the civic body should first implement the National Hawkers Policy of 2014, which has been pending for the last three-and-a-half years. He added that the civic body has not issued fresh licence for the past 35 years and claimed that the city has only 15,000 licensed hawkers. "Instead of taking action against hawkers, the BMC should implement the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014," said Rao. Rao added that there ...
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Hawking zone plan delayed as panel yet to be formed 2.11.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The Bombay High Court ordered on Wednesday that hawkers will be allowed only in designated hawking zones, however, designated hawking zones are yet to be exhaustively chalked out in the city for its 90,000 licensed hawkers. This is because the Town Vending Committee (TVC) that will survey and demarcate legal and illegal hawking zones in the city is yet to be set up. There were only a few areas identified in 2009 where hawkers were to be permitted. The formation of the TVC has been delayed for three years, and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is currently awaiting a state government approval on members recommended for the committee. Proposed in 2014, the formation of the TVC met with opposition from several quarters, which delayed its formation. According to civic officials, it may take another year before the Hawkers Policy is implemented. Vendors across the city, meanwhile, have been demanding implementation of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) ...
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Hawkers give government eight days to decide 2.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: Thousands of hawkers protested at Azad Maidan on Wednesday, demanding the government implement The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 and ens...
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No hawkers on overbridges, near rly. stations: HC 2.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Create hawking zones, citizens have right to use footpaths, roads safely and without obstruction, says court
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No hawking on overbridges, near railway station premises: Bombay HC 2.11.2017 Rediff: News
The bench in its 118-page judgement referred to the September 29 stampede on the Elphinstone Road railway station foot overbridge that resulted in the death of 23 people.
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Fearing GST and relocation, Bengaluru street vendors shy away from survey 30.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
BBMP, which estimated to enumerate over 1.5 lakh vendors, has so far managed to identify just 30,000
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Street vendors to get ID cards 30.10.2017 Hindu: News
Identification of vending zones for traders a big challenge for civic body
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Street vendors being given ID cards 26.10.2017 Hindu: News
1,924 people given the cards
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Shopping by the cart at twilight 26.10.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
City architect presents solar lamps to vendors to boost business when light fails
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Where the shops have no names 23.10.2017 Hindu: News
Mumbai’s street-side entrepreneurs have fought for the right to make a living for decades, but even an Act has not given them legitimacy and a fair deal
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‘Smart carts’, cards with GPS for vendors in north Delhi 9.10.2017 Hindu: News
North civic body introduces initiative to facilitate organised hawking in the city
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ID cards soon for street vendors 9.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Election of 90 members of Town Vending Committees to be completed this month
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State to act tough on using printed paper to pack food 8.10.2017 Hindu: News
In 2016, FSSAI called printed paper a food hazard that could lead to toxicity
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Protecting street vendors 5.10.2017 Hindu: Opinion
They can be evicted only as a last resort as per the law
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