“Domestic workers are excluded from the purview of labour legislation for a variety of reasons. More than 80 per cent of such workers are women, many of them migrant,” said Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU) Director Dr Shanthakumar.
Fearing cancellation of Shramik trains, around hundred migrant labourers boarded the train to Cooch Behar.
“Our families had hoped that it would be a grand wedding… with us being the eldest among our respective siblings and our wedding being the first in our generation. But we knew that it won’t be possible this year, even if the lockdown gets relaxed,” said a couple.
Ahmedabad will see resumption of the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service buses after nearly two months which will run at 50 per cent capacity, although there was no word from the chief minister on whether autorickshaws will be allowed to function in the cities of Ahmedabad and Surat that was restricted when opening for lockdown 4.
The police detained the Congress leaders while they were on their way to join a local tribal protest at Kevadia colony, where the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited Land (SSNNL) has begun the fencing of open farm lands belonging to locals after the Gujarat High Court, earlier this month, dismissed a PIL filed before it by activists backing the tribals last year.
The Association of Hospitals and Specialists of Vadodara offered a tentative list of 61 hospitals in two segments — 31 of these are defined as “large corporate level infrastructure facilities” in Segment II and 30 are “without ICU facilities” in Segment I — who have agreed to treat Covid-19 patients, making up a total of 1,027 beds.
The court was hearing a petition filed by an Ahmedabad-based businessman and agriculturist who had filed a a public interest litigation (PIL), stressing that the supply chain of produce has been affected due to the lockdown that had initially led to complete shutdown of the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs).
According to fire officials, fire has started in the cable duct of the commercial complex due to short circuit of wiring, resulting in heavy smoke coming out from each floor of the building.
The incident took place in front of the bus station of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) at Shashtri Maidan around 4 pm Thursday.
The girl was flogged with sticks on May 21 by her relatives, including her paternal uncle and cousins, for allegedly eloping with a youth from the same village, police said.
The president of the Gujarat Auto Rickshaw Driver Action Committee has sent a letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani with the demands of the autorickshaw drivers, including the release of autorickshaws detained during lockdown by recovering nominal fine from the drivers since their financial condition is very weak at present.
On Friday morning, the SoU management in a statement confirmed that L&T, which has constructed the statue and is also responsible for the maintenance of the site, had defaulted on the payment of wages to its outsourced employees — mostly the housekeeping staff and security personnel.
The male job aspirants want supernumerary posts for men, similar to those given to women in February this year to bring not only gender equality, but also a balance of 33% female and 67% male candidates in any government recruitment.
As per preliminary investigation, the jawan was worried about his transfer SRP group 3 in Palanpur.
According to police, the incident occurred at 5.30 pm on Tuesday at Ramdev Estate building in Vatva GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) phase 4 when the victim was sleeping on the floor of the gallery section on the first floor.
Another reason cited was that those who opt for regular treatments and OPD services at VS Hospital, will face difficulties if beds are reserved here for Covid-19 treatment, “which can further increase the mortality rate.”
The change in the judges’ roster comes abruptly on the last working day of the week when it is due to hear the public interest litigation (PIL) on all issues pertaining to Covid-19. The PIL was being heard by a division bench headed by Justice Pardiwala, along with Justice Ilesh Vora, since May 11.
Gujarat Congress chief Amit Chavda said on Thursday that in the wake of economic plight of the farmers, small businesses and artisans along with migrant workers, the state government must provide immediate help of Rs. 10,000 per family and then Rs. 7,500 each month for the next six months.
Despite repeated attempts, Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment), Rajiv Kumar Gupta who is in-charge of Ahmedabad city for Covid-19 operations, was unavailable for comment.
From school, Saini went on to pursue his MBBS and did internships before clearing the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination to become an IPS officer of Gujarat cadre in 2014.