Hawkers

Maharashtra govt releases Rs 61.75 cr to pay aid to authorised hawkers & vendors

Maharashtra govt releases Rs 61.75 cr to pay aid to authorised hawkers & vendors

This was a part of the government's financial package of Rs 5,476 crore announced by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to help poor and eco...Read More

Fearing second wave, BMC begins testing hawkers and shop owners

Fearing second wave, BMC begins testing hawkers and shop owners

With the fear of the second wave of COVID-19 lurking over the city, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started targeted tes...Read More

Govt to waive stamp duty for hawkers on loan

Govt to waive stamp duty for hawkers on loan

State Cabinet will take up proposal in Thursday’s meeting, BMC asked to conduct fresh survey on street vendors

BMC to hold new hawkers’ survey in Mumbai

BMC to hold new hawkers’ survey in Mumbai

Maharashtra Government on Tuesday took a decision for carrying out a new hawkers’ survey in Mumbai. It was done in 2014 and later due in ...Read More

Mumbai: Hawkers charged Rs 2,000 as penalty for not paying rent

Mumbai: Hawkers charged Rs 2,000 as penalty for not paying rent

Despite the CFCs in all 24 wards, where they are supposed to make the payment, being closed during the lockdown period

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC sets up screening camps for hawkers and shopkeepers in H West ward

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC sets up screening camps for hawkers and shopkeepers in H West ward

The initiative by H west ward aims at preventing any possibility of community spread in its jurisdiction

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

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