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Opposition AIUDF urges Assam CM Himanta Sarma to provide adequate compensation to evicted families
India

Opposition AIUDF urges Assam CM Himanta Sarma to provide adequate compensation to evicted families

A fact-finding team of the AIUDF, which visited several villages under Patherkandi revenue circle, has alleged that the district administration had carried out eviction in an 'inhumanitarian manner' violating basic procedures and human rights in the midst of an ongoing flood situation

Supreme Court awards Rs 7.5 lakh compensation to rape convict jailed beyond sentence
India

Supreme Court awards Rs 7.5 lakh compensation to rape convict jailed beyond sentence

The bench said there was absolutely no 'justifiable reason', for the lapse in taking appropriate action to comply with the judgment of the high court and to release the appellant on expiry of the legally permissible period of sentence

Thane tribunal orders BEST to pay Rs 13 lakh compensation to kin of bus accident victim
India

Thane tribunal orders BEST to pay Rs 13 lakh compensation to kin of bus accident victim

After hearing arguments from both the sides, the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal held that the BEST driver was at fault, and ordered the undertaking to pay the compensation

Mundka fire: Delhi CM announces compensation, orders inquiry; relatives look for family members at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital
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Mundka fire: Delhi CM announces compensation, orders inquiry; relatives look for family members at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital

Arvind Kejriwal announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in the fire

Railways must pay compensation if a person falls off crowded train and suffers injuries: Bombay High Court
India

Railways must pay compensation if a person falls off crowded train and suffers injuries: Bombay High Court

The Western Railways argued that the case did not fall under the provisions of section 124(A) of the Railways Act, which states that compensation has to be paid in cases of untoward incidents

Motor Accident Tribunal grants Rs 51.5 lakh compensation to family of man killed in two-wheeler accident
India

Motor Accident Tribunal grants Rs 51.5 lakh compensation to family of man killed in two-wheeler accident

Appearing for the applicants, counsel advocate Sachin Mane told the MACT that on 27 January, 2019, the victim was travelling on his motorcycle when a speeding tempo collided with him, killing him on the spot

COVID-19 deaths: Supreme Court allows Centre to conduct inquiry into false claims for compensation
India

COVID-19 deaths: Supreme Court allows Centre to conduct inquiry into false claims for compensation

The top court said the government can verify five per cent of claims in four states — Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh — where the gap between number of claims and recorded deaths was wide

Delhi Gokulpuri fire: Kejriwal announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of adult deceased, Rs 5 lakh for minors
India

Delhi Gokulpuri fire: Kejriwal announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of adult deceased, Rs 5 lakh for minors

Delhi chief minister took stock of the situation before announcing the compensation for a slum fire that happened in the morning today in northeast Delhi's Gokulpuri area

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Chandigarh, Punjab governments to give Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased farmers, journalist
India

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Chandigarh, Punjab governments to give Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased farmers, journalist

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Lakhimpur violence reminded him of the Jallianwallah Bagh massacre in 1919

SC says Indian Railways liable to pay compensation to passengers if trains run late unless delay is justifiable
India

SC says Indian Railways liable to pay compensation to passengers if trains run late unless delay is justifiable

A bench of justices MR Shah and Aniruddha Bose, refused to allow the appeal of Northern Western Railway against the verdict of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

Centre borrows and releases Rs 75,000 crore to compensate states for GST revenue shortfall
India

Centre borrows and releases Rs 75,000 crore to compensate states for GST revenue shortfall

Shortfall in GST compensation to states in the current fiscal estimated at Rs 2.59 lakh crore, of which about Rs 1.59 lakh crore would have to be borrowed

1968 Koshi flood victims in Nepal have waited 52 years for compensation, but justice eludes generations of families
Lifestyle

1968 Koshi flood victims in Nepal have waited 52 years for compensation, but justice eludes generations of families

In 1968, the Koshi river swept away hundreds of homes, destroying land and livelihoods. Generations later, villagers in Nepal’s Sunsari district are still waiting for help from the Indian and Nepali governments.

Producer Sandip Ssingh sends defamation notice to Republic TV, Arnab Goswami; seeks Rs 200 cr in compensation
Entertainment

Producer Sandip Ssingh sends defamation notice to Republic TV, Arnab Goswami; seeks Rs 200 cr in compensation

In his defamation notice to Republic TV and Arnab Goswami, #SandipSsingh demanded the removal of all video footage and articles citing his name, as well as an unconditional apology.

Tata Group firms trim payments of top executives for first time in company's history as lockdowns hit business, revenue
Business

Tata Group firms trim payments of top executives for first time in company's history as lockdowns hit business, revenue

The compensation of CEOs and managing directors (MDs) of Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Trent, Tata International, Tata Capital and Voltas, among others, will be cut the report said citing company executives.

Govt announces Rs 50 lakh compensation for port employees in case of death due to COVID-19
Business

Govt announces Rs 50 lakh compensation for port employees in case of death due to COVID-19

The government on Tuesday announced a compensation of Rs 50 lakh for dependent members of port employees in case of loss of life due to COVID-19 while discharging duties.

Factbox: Financial wrongdoing allegations against Carlos Ghosn, ousted boss of Renault-Nissan
Business

Factbox: Financial wrongdoing allegations against Carlos Ghosn, ousted boss of Renault-Nissan

Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has said that months-long internal investigation had also uncovered evidence that Carlos Ghosn used company funds for personal purposes and misrepresented the company’s investments

Maradu flats: SC says demolition must be completed in 138 days, directs Rs 25 lakh as interim compensation for owners
India

Maradu flats: SC says demolition must be completed in 138 days, directs Rs 25 lakh as interim compensation for owners

The Supreme Court on Friday directed that demolition of flats built on the coastal zone of Kochi's Maradu be completed in 138 days, in accordance with the time schedule provided by the Kerala government

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
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Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

Godavari boat mishap: Jaganmohan Reddy announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia, directs officials to set up committee to investigate accident
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Godavari boat mishap: Jaganmohan Reddy announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia, directs officials to set up committee to investigate accident

Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has announced Rs 10 lakh as ex-gratia to the families of the victims who died in the Godavari boat tragedy

Rickshaw driver shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Gaya; police assures compensation from govt for kin of deceased
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Rickshaw driver shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Gaya; police assures compensation from govt for kin of deceased

An auto-driver was shot dead by unknown assailants, following which his family and acquaintances staged a protest in Gaya, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rajkumar Sah