Expressing displeasure over the current procedure of paying compensation to rape victims, the Delhi High Court ordered that the money be disbursed within 24 hours of the award and directed the city government and state legal services authority to sit together and devise a plan.
After considering the plight of the victim, Jayalalithaa invited her to the State Secretariat here and presented her a cheque of Rs five lakh from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs 50,000 each as compensation to the Palghar girls.
Tamil Nadu government on Monday enhanced the relief announced to the victims belonging to the state killed in a building collapse near suburban Porur.
Suhasini's compensation comes after the Central government intervened in the matter and asked the Karnataka government to ensure she gets her due
A district tribunal has awarded compensation of Rs 14.73 lakh to a farmer couple who lost their 23-year-old son in a road accident in 2010.
The apex court held West Bengal government deficient in protecting the 20-year-old girl who was gangraped on the order of a local panchayat for falling in love with a man outside her community, saying "state police machinery could have possibly prevented the said occurrence".
"I shall not be able to sleep peacefully till I do something for you," Modi tells 1,500 farmers across the country via video conference.
Chavan's statement comes in the wake of reports that several farmers have committed suicide in the hailstorm affected districts.
Daunted by the burden of heavy monthly EMIs, especially on his bike loan Aneesh Soni, decided to get treated for bacterial meningitis while on his bike to save hospitalisation bill.
Bharti AXA’s critical illness product – the Smart Health Critical Illness Insurance policy takes burden off from its policy holders.
The local authorities had to use equipment to pull her out but she later succumbed to her injuries.
The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) in 2011 had awarded Rs 1.73 crore to the doctor whose wife Anuradha Saha died in 1998 following faulty treatment.
The Aligarh district magistrate questioned the tradition of giving compensation to the kin of martyred soldiers.
According to research and rating firm Crisil, the new legislation will lead to an increase in the gestation period of major projects and spike overall costs.
Defence Minister A K Antony today said treating the Sindhurakshak blast victims as a "special case", compensation would be given to their families.
The apex court has also directed state governments to bear the cost of medical treatment and rehabilitation for acid attack victims.
Courts must not only convict and punish the guilty in criminal cases but should also award compensation to the victims, the Supreme Court has held.