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Plea Moved In Delhi HC For Migrant Workers Left Without Food And Shelter Amid Lockdown

first_imgNews UpdatesPlea Moved In Delhi HC For Migrant Workers Left Without Food And Shelter Amid Lockdown Karan Tripathi16 April 2020 6:48 AMShare This – xA plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court highlighting the plight of the persons who have been rendered homeless in the Kashmiri Gate area, and seeking solutions for the same. Filed by Sunil Kumar Aledia, the plea highlights various areas of Delhi which are concentrated areas of homeless workers. The Petitioner has submitted that due to the joblessness created by nationwide…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginA plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court highlighting the plight of the persons who have been rendered homeless in the Kashmiri Gate area, and seeking solutions for the same. Filed by Sunil Kumar Aledia, the plea highlights various areas of Delhi which are concentrated areas of homeless workers. The Petitioner has submitted that due to the joblessness created by nationwide lockdown, these concentrated areas have become further populated by concentration workers, daily wage labourers, etc. As per the petition, these persons who have been rendered homeless are living, and carrying out their sanitary practices in open, near the Yamuna river area. It is highlighted by the petition that these disadvantaged persons have been left to fend for themselves without basic necessities such as food, water, shelter and medicines. The authorities, it is argued, have been apathetic to their cause. The grave situation that has been highlighted in the petition includes non functional public toilets, women being charged money for using toilets in the night, and unregistered construction workers who have been rendered jobless without any benefits. While the Petitioner has sought the directions of this court to be issued to State Government as well as the Delhi Police, he has also suggested the following solutions to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis: a. Allow the School Buildings in the vicinity of the areas where more than 10 thousand persons are stranded in the open to be used as temporary shelter allowing the persons to have a roof over their head, toilet facility, proper food distribution and medical facility b. Allow people to use the public toilet facility in and nearby the Homeless Shelters and Slum Clusters free of cost and also to ensure hygiene until the extraordinary situation due to covid 19 pandemic is not over. c. Make immediate provisions to ensure that the food is being provided to all these persons also to ensure that all the workers are registered as construction workers and other facilities are provided to them.  Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Unsettled weather West as severe storm threat develops South

first_imgABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — After a turbulent week, the weather pattern this weekend is looking much quieter across the country.However, a new storm is beginning to move through the Western U.S. and it will bring mountain snow and some rain to the major western cities.Any rain across most of the Western U.S., and especially in Southern California, is very much welcomed at the moment but the rain looks like it might just miss Los Angeles where they have received less than half the average of their wet season rainfall to date.Some mountain snow could also make for treacherous travel, especially in the mountains passes in the Sierra.By Monday, some of this activity will move into the Central U.S. and become the next organized system that will bring impactful weather to the eastern half of the nation.After receiving their fourth largest snowstorm on record earlier this week, it appears another round of snow is headed for the Denver metro area by Monday.Additionally, the developing storm will spark the next round of severe weather with strong storms developing later Monday across Oklahoma and Texas. The risk includes the threat of damaging winds.By Tuesday and Wednesday, the threat for rain and strong storms will move further south and east.There will likely be another severe weather threat across portions of the Gulf states in this time frame.The result of this pattern is, locally, over a foot of snow in some of the northern Rockies and Cascades through Monday.Several inches of snow will be possible in the urban corridor of Colorado as well on Monday and, locally, 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible through Monday in parts of the central Plains and Midwest.The other big news is that it is officially spring this morning and spring-like temperatures will surge into the Midwest and Northeast over the next few days.Temperatures will likely be 10 to 15 degrees above average in the coming days across this region.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Michigan vs. Villanova for NCAA title game

first_img Written by Beau Lund April 1, 2018 /Sports News – National Michigan vs. Villanova for NCAA title gamecenter_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The NCAA national championship game is set as Michigan will take on Villanova.Villanova beat Kansas 95-79 on Saturday night and Michigan put an end to Loyola Chicago’s Cinderella story with a 69-57 win.Michgian hasn’t won a NCAA title since 1989; Villanova’s came only two years ago in 2016. They meet Monday, April 2. The title game will tip off at 9:20 p.m. ET. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img