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Mumbai: BMC plans to raise hawking charges; unions threaten protest

Mumbai: BMC plans to raise hawking charges; unions threaten protest

A senior official of the BMC’s license dept stated the hike will boost the yearly revenue by at least Rs10 crore.

Bhopal: Traders observe day long protest against hawkers

Bhopal: Traders observe day long protest against hawkers

Citizens heaved a sigh of relief after the conflict resolution, be it temporary, between the New Market Traders association and hawkers.

Delhi madrasa teacher thrashed to death by hawkers following argument over price of headphone

Delhi madrasa teacher thrashed to death by hawkers following argument over price of headphone

The man identified as 27-year-old Mohammad Owais was thrashed by some hawkers on Monday in north Delhi after an argument broke out betwee...Read More

Mumbai: Bouncers flex their muscles, hawkers cry foul

Mumbai: Bouncers flex their muscles, hawkers cry foul

Stung by the stepmotherly treatment, hawkers, led by Dayashankar Singh of the Azad Hawkers Union (AHU), staged a protest at the civic hea...Read More

Central Railway Mumbai Division: To curb unauthorised hawkers, platform vendors get nod

Central Railway Mumbai Division: To curb unauthorised hawkers, platform vendors get nod

CR’s Mumbai Division has given permission to 180 platform vendors to sell catering items directly to passengers on platforms of stations ...Read More

Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone

Mumbai: CSMT to turn into no hawking, no crime and no begging zone

From May 1, 2019, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) will become a no hawking, no crime and no begging zone. This is a part of t...Read More

Mumbai: Hawkers booked for assault on cops in Andheri

Mumbai: Hawkers booked for assault on cops in Andheri

Mumbai: A group of hawkers and hooligans allegedly assaulted policemen attached to DN Nagar police station on Thursday evening, when the ...Read More

Bhopal: Hawkers approach EC over displacement

Bhopal: Hawkers approach EC over displacement

Displaced hawkers from New Market have now approached the election commission and demanded protection from municipal corporation authorit...Read More

Congress smells a rat in BJP’s push for private agents

Congress smells a rat in BJP’s push for private agents

Bhayandar: Accusing the BJP-led governance of adopting double standards on the issue of hawkers, the Congress party registered their prot...Read More

Mumbai: Hawker climbs BMC gallery, threatens to jump

Mumbai: Hawker climbs BMC gallery, threatens to jump

Mumbai: A group of hawkers, including women, under the banner of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hawkers’ Association, staged a flash pro...Read More

Mumbai: Raj Thackeray threatens to renew campaign against hawkers

Mumbai: Raj Thackeray threatens to renew campaign against hawkers

Mumbai: The president of Maharashtra Navariman Sena (MNS), Raj Thackeray, has threatened to renew his party’s campaign against hawkers. H...Read More

Mumbai: BMC marks first hawking zone at Borivali this year

Mumbai: BMC marks first hawking zone at Borivali this year

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken the first step after a whole year to allot dedicated places for hawkers. The B...Read More

Bombay High Court directs Railways, BMC to act together against hawkers

Bombay High Court directs Railways, BMC to act together against hawkers

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Railways and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to jointly act against t...Read More

Bombay High Court rejects plea of hawkers outside Dadar station challenging BMC’s eviction notice

Bombay High Court rejects plea of hawkers outside Dadar station challenging BMC’s eviction notice

Mumbai: In a major setback for over 150 hawkers selling flowers outside Dadar railway station, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday turned ...Read More

Mumbai: Hawkers plan to continue using plastic ‘unofficially’, evade action

Mumbai: Hawkers plan to continue using plastic ‘unofficially’, evade action

Mumbai: The plastic ban has finally come into force and the implementing authority — Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has more or...Read More

Thane: Hawkers held for manhandling MBMC staffers in Mira Road

Thane: Hawkers held for manhandling MBMC staffers in Mira Road

Bhayandar: A group of hawkers brazenly manhandled and attacked the on-duty civic personnel from the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation ...Read More

We take strict action against illegal food stalls: BMC to Bombay High Court

We take strict action against illegal food stalls: BMC to Bombay High Court

Mumbai: In a bid to pat its own back, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that it has b...Read More

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Bhopal: Hawkers’ corner: Only 6 see light of the day, other gather dust in files

Bhopal: Hawkers’ corner, the much ambitious scheme of the BMC to provide space to local vendors and to check encroachments, is yet to com...Read More

Mumbai: Video of hafta being ‘extorted’ from Churchgate subway hawkers goes viral

Mumbai: Video of hafta being ‘extorted’ from Churchgate subway hawkers goes viral

Mumbai: Mumbai-based activist and advocate Vivekanand Gupta has shared a video of few people taking money from hawkers in Churchgate subw...Read More

How do illegal food stalls get cylinders to cook food on streets, Bombay High Court asks BMC chief Ajoy Mehta

How do illegal food stalls get cylinders to cook food on streets, Bombay High Court asks BMC chief Ajoy Mehta

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday pulled up the BMC for failing to initiate action against hawkers and road-side food stalls, which...Read More

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