RELIEF CAMP

  • More than 2000 Bru refugees return to Mizoram October 3, 2014

    Aizawl: At least 2,136 Bru refugees have returned to Mizoram from the six relief camps in Tripura since June 21 last, state Home Department officials said. The Bru refugees entered Mizoram on their own after discontinuation of the official repatriation process and settled in different villages in Mamit district, they...
  • J&K: Will ensure flood victims do not suffer further in winter, says government September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: All necessary steps will be taken to ensure that the floodaffected people in Jammu and Kashmir do not suffer further miseries during winter which is going to set in less than two months, the state government has said. "We are aware of the approaching winter. We will take all...
  • J&K flood victims face hardships at makeshift relief camps in Srinagar September 10, 2014

    Like many others, a makeshift relief camp has been set up at the Nehru helipad in Srinagar. But the evacuees claim they have not been provided with food and water for days. ...
  • J&K floods: Wrong to say that we responded once PM Modi arrived, says CM Omar Abdullah September 10, 2014

    Jammu: As Jammu and Kashmir grapples with the worst flooding in the last 50 years, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah rubbished rumours of negligence on the part of the state administration in dealing with the rescue operations as well as the provision of basic supplies to people living in relief camps....
  • Relief camp in Uriamghat for those affected in AssamNagaland clashes August 23, 2014

    The relief camp in Uriamghat is sheltering more than 400 families. Earlier this month, 9 villagers from Uriamghat were allegedly killed by Nagas. Blame game has erupted between Assam government and Centre over the clashes. ...
  • Most victims return to villages from relief camps after Kosi flood alert withdrawal August 6, 2014

    Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Wednesday returned to their villages following the withdrawal of flash flood alert in the Kosi river by the state government on Tuesday. "The 1.14 lakh people stationed in relief camps...
  • Assam killings: Little to celebrate for those at relief camps this Eid July 29, 2014

    Baksa: In the midst of the Lok Sabha Elections earlier this year, 38 villagers were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district. Camped in a cramped relief camp in Khagrabari village, the displaced community of Muslims has little to celebrate this Eid. The mighty Beki river has been...
  • 21yearold Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts suicide near DM's office May 28, 2014

    Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21yearold Muzaffarnagar riot victim on Wednesday allegedly tried to immolate himself in front of the District Magistrate's office here, police said. Riot victim Adil belongs to Mohammadpur Rai Singh village where his house was allegedly set on fire during the...
  • Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riot refugees apply to register in voters list March 11, 2014

    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 considered...
  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship March 8, 2014

    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 is...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 3-year-old baby dies in relief camp March 5, 2014

    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 in...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 2 lakh relief for kin of 12 deceased children at relief camps February 22, 2014

    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 at...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 7yearold girl dies of pneumonia at Shamli relief camp February 8, 2014

    A sevenyearold 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 Shalender...
  • No end to relief camp deaths, another child dies of pneumonia January 29, 2014

    A fouryearold 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. Suhana...
  • 5monthold baby girl dies in Muzaffarnagar relief camp January 24, 2014

    A fivemonthold 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 due...
  • One more Muzaffarnagar riot victim dies due to cold, over 200 seek shelter January 17, 2014

    At least 219 displaced families of worst riothit 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 Pratap...
  • Under fire Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav meet Muzaffarnagar riot victims January 15, 2014

    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 Samajwadi...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government January 13, 2014

    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 relief...
  • BJP, Cong take on Narad Rai for 'insensitive' comments over deaths at Muzaffarnagar relief camps January 13, 2014

    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 and...
  • Starstruck UP government gives Madhuri Dixit's film a huge tax break January 9, 2014

    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, Chief...
  • UP: SP MLAs party, go on 'study tour'; riot victims suffer, face FIRs January 8, 2014

    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 makeshift 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 January 4, 2014

    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 indefinite...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 48yearold dies in a relief camp due to cold January 4, 2014

    A riotvictim has died in aa private relief camp at Barnawi village in the neighbouringShamli district in Muzaffarnagar. 48yearold 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, government authorities...
  • SP govt conspiring to take over lands of Muslims: AMU leaders January 4, 2014

    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 children...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Leave the relief camps, Shamli authorities tell victims January 3, 2014

    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 camps...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 1, 2014

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  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? January 1, 2014

    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 January 1, 2014

    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 January 1, 2014

    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 January 1, 2014

    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 Anand...