Relief Camp

  • Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riot refugees apply to register in voters list 11-03-2014 03:56 PM

    Over 33 thousand displaced riots victims of the Muzaffarnagar communal violence have applied to enroll in electoral list from new places in Muzaffarnagar district, a senior official said on Tuesday. "At least 33,022 people displaced due to riots have applied for the enrollment in voter list and it is being...
  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship 08-03-2014 05:37 PM

    A research scholar of Aligarh Muslim University, a former resident of a riot relief camp in Gujarat, has been granted the prestigious Presidential scholarship by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, who hails from a modest background in Himmatnagar of Gujarat and got the USD 1.2 lakh scholarship...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 3-year-old baby dies in relief camp 05-03-2014 01:17 PM

    A three-day old baby girl died due to illness at a relief camp for riot victims at Malakpur village in Shamli district. The baby was born with complications and died on Tuesday, according to camp organiser Maulana Aslem. The parents of the baby were displaced from Phugana during the riots...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 2 lakh relief for kin of 12 deceased children at relief camps 22-02-2014 05:22 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide relief of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of 12 children who died in the bitter cold this winter at riot camps in Muzaffarnagar. "Upon a direction from the state government, the families of the 12 children, who died in the cold...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 7-year-old girl dies of pneumonia at Shamli relief camp 08-02-2014 02:34 PM

    A seven-year-old girl has died due to pneumonia at a relief camp at Malakpur village in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said on Saturday. The victim, Samrin Zahid, contracted Pneumonia due to cold conditions and was being treated at a primary health care facility. She died on Friday, Sub Divisional Magistrate...
  • No end to relief camp deaths, another child dies of pneumonia 29-01-2014 02:35 PM

    A four-year-old girl has succumbed to pneumonia at a private relief camp in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said on Wednesday. The victim, Suhana, living in Malakpur village camp, contracted pneumonia due to prevailing cold conditions sweeping the region and died on Tuesday, Superintendent of Government Health Centre Charan Singh said....
  • 5-month-old baby girl dies in Muzaffarnagar relief camp 24-01-2014 03:29 PM

    A five-month-old baby girl has succumbed to pneumonia in a relief camp at Malakpur village in Shamli district. Superintendent of Government Health Centre of Kairana, Charan Singh said a team has been sent for inquiry into the death of the child. According to camp organiser Maulana Aslem, Shabnam contracted pneumonia...
  • One more Muzaffarnagar riot victim dies due to cold, over 200 seek shelter 17-01-2014 07:36 AM

    At least 219 displaced families of worst riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar, which were "forced" to vacate relief camps, on Wednesday appealed the government to provide a temporary shelter to them to escape cold, while one more affected person died due to the harsh weather in Shamli. Sub Divisional Magistrate Shalender...
  • Under fire Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav meet Muzaffarnagar riot victims 15-01-2014 08:04 AM

    Facing heat for allegedly ignoring the plight of riot affected people in Muzaffarnagar, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday met a delegation led by a prominent Muslim cleric from the district that accused officials of apathy. Maulana Arshad Madni said they apprised the...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government 13-01-2014 02:57 PM

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about...
  • BJP, Cong take on Narad Rai for 'insensitive' comments over deaths at Muzaffarnagar relief camps 13-01-2014 09:04 AM

    Opposition parties on Sunday launched a scathing attack on UP minister Narad Rai over his remarks on deaths in Muzaffarnagar relief camps, saying the SP government was insensitive to the plight of the people and demanded an action against him. Under fire, the minister, however, said deaths cannot be averted...
  • Star-struck UP government gives Madhuri Dixit's film a huge tax break 09-01-2014 10:11 PM

    Lucknow: After announcing a tax break of Rs 1 crore for Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit's upcoming movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', the Uttar Pradesh government is now considering to wave off 25 pert cent entertainment tax for the film in the state. Unfazed by the slew of controversies surrounding the state government,...
  • UP: SP MLAs party, go on 'study tour'; riot victims suffer, face FIRs 08-01-2014 11:24 AM

    Shamli: The Uttar Pradesh government has filed cases against eight Muzaffarnagar riot victims in Shamli for not vacating relief camps. The FIR has been filed after the victims reportedly built a make-shift relief camp and refused to go back to their respective villages. The camp in question was set up...
  • Social activist files petition to stop eviction of riot victims from relief camps 04-01-2014 09:10 PM

    A petition was handed over on Saturday to the district magistrates of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh against the forced eviction of people living in camps after last September's riots left them displaced. Petitioner Shehzad Poonawalla, a rights activist, not satisfied with the response of officials, also launched an...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 48-year-old dies in a relief camp due to cold 04-01-2014 04:05 PM

    A riot-victim has died in aa private relief camp at Barnawi village in the neighbouringShamli district in Muzaffarnagar. 48-year-old Bablu fell ill and died due to cold on Friday, claimed the organizer and the village head Hafiz Hauser.Kauser said that at least 250 people are in the Barnawirelief camp. Meanwhile,...
  • SP govt conspiring to take over lands of Muslims: AMU leaders 04-01-2014 10:21 AM

    Muslims in Uttar Pradesh have lost confidence in the Akhilesh Yadav government and it appears the Samajwadi Party was conspiring to take over lands of Muslims displaced in the Muzaffarnagar riots, Aligarh Muslim University leaders said on Friday. Millat Bedari Muhim Committee (MBMC) secretary Jasim Mohammad said more than 40...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Leave the relief camps, Shamli authorities tell victims 03-01-2014 10:39 AM

    Shamli district authoritieshave started taking steps to evacuate people from relief campsin the wake of the cold wave gripping the north. According to District Magistrate K P Singh, 267 familieshave left for safer places and efforts are being made by thedistrict authorities to evacuate more families.The families that left the...
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  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? 01-01-2014 11:45 PM

    While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future as...
  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Muzaffarnagar riot victims' future uncertain as govt shuts relief camps 01-01-2014 10:08 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Commerce and Industry Ministry to distribute blankets in relief camps 01-01-2014 03:15 PM

    The Commerce and Industry Ministry has directed its public sector units to distribute blankets inthe northern region of the country, including in the riot relief camps of Muzaffarnagar, which are reeling under severe cold. "5,000 blankets are being sent to the riot relief camps of Muzaffarnagar," Commerce and Industry Minister...
  • Mulayam busy partying while people are suffering at relief camps: Lalu 31-12-2013 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Politics is being played over the Muzaffarnagar riot victims even as people continue to suffer at the relief camps. After his visit to the relief camps, Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad on Tuesday hit out at the Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for attending 14-day long...
  • Mulayam Singh lashes out at Lalu, calls him a sycophant 31-12-2013 04:18 PM

    Two days after RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav targeted Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav and heaped praises at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on his visit to riot victims in Muzaffarnagar, Mulayam took the war of words to another level as he launched a verbal attack at Lalu. Mulayam, speaking...
  • 420 riot victims shifted from relief camps to vacant buildings 31-12-2013 01:08 PM

    Facing flak over deaths ofchildren at relief camps, the Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesdayshifted 420 riot victims from Loee camp in the district tovacant buildings to protect them from severe cold wavesweeping the state. At least 420 people have been shifted from Loee reliefcamp, the only functional camp in Muzaffarnagar...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: AMU teachers flay UP government for forcibly evicting victims from relief camps 30-12-2013 09:43 AM

    The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) has condemned the Uttar Pradesh government for forcibly evicting riot victims from Muzaffarnagar relief camps and slapping a false case of encroaching on government land against them. AMUTA honorary secretary Aftab Alam Saturday said that instead of ensuring adequate rehabilitation to the victims...
  • 34 children die in relief camps, Akhilesh goes ahead with carnival 29-12-2013 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has come under fire once again for hosting 14-day long annual carnival at his native village Saifai even as 34 children died in the relief camps. Despite Muzaffarnagar riot victims continuing to suffer at the relief camps, the Samajwadi Party government decided...
  • No more deaths at relief camps due to death, claims UP govt 28-12-2013 09:01 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday said that it has made adequate arrangements for people at the Muzaffarnagar riot relief camps and there would not be any further deaths due to cold and starvation. "The state government has made adequate arrangements for cold and starvation and there would be no deaths,"...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: making mockery of deaths at relief camps 27-12-2013 07:59 PM

    Shamli: In Uttar Pradesh, the theatre of the absurd continues. After a government panel report found that 34 childern had indeed died in relief camps in Muzzafarnagar, the state home secretary came up with a gem. "Children have died of pneumonia, not of cold. Nobody can die of cold. If...
  • Muzaffarnagar riot victims to be shifted to govt buildings 27-12-2013 07:07 PM

    Finding itself in the dock after the report of a committee on death of children in relief camps, UP government on Friday said those living in the Muzaffarnagar and Shamli camps will be shifted to vacant government buildings and blankets and bonfires will also be arranged for them. The announcement...