Compensation

  • Naxal attack in Bastar affects ambulance services in the district 14-04-2014 03:52 PM

    The recent Naxal attack on an ambulance carrying CRPF personnel has affected the emergency van services in insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. The emergency ambulance services, 108 Sanjeevani and 102 Mahtari express, have stopped in some highly sensitive pockets of Bijapur, Dantewada, Sukma and Bastar districts due to security reasons...
  • Fire kills 3 children, over dozen cattle 11-04-2014 03:13 PM

    Three children and over a dozen cattle were killed in fire that engulfed 15 huts in village Aliapur, police said on Friday. The incident took place last night when fire broke out in a hut and spread in other huts too, they said. Three children including Rohit (5), Diwarilal (2)...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims 01-04-2014 08:12 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots. The state government has decided to give Rs five lakh each, to seven rape victims in Muzaffarnagar district, official sources said. The government has also decided to...
  • Indian wins $272,000 payout in Dubai 31-03-2014 11:04 PM

    A court in Dubai has awarded one million dirhams (or $272,257) to an Indian expatriate as compensation after a car accident left him paralysed, a daily reported on Monday. Identified as A.K., the man was travelling in a car from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah in 2012 when he met with...
  • Samsung mobile head JK Shin earns more than Apple's Tim Cook 31-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Seoul: Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, JK Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at US rival Apple Inc, the South Korean firm said on Monday in its first such disclosure under new regulations. The world's biggest technology company by...
  • MP government to give Rs 10 lakh to kin of jawans killed in Naxal attack 12-03-2014 02:58 PM

    Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the kin of the three jawans from the state who were killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. The government directed the collectors of Satna, Morena and Anuppur districts to perform the last rites of the martyred...
  • Unseasonal rains spell doom for Maharashtra farmers, drive them to commit suicide 11-03-2014 10:20 PM

    Mumbai: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm in the last fortnight has destroyed crops across lakhs of hectares of land in Maharashtra and left behind hapless farmers wading through ruined crops and facing huge losses. "Everything is gone, I had taken so much care of my crops but nothing is left," said...
  • Dead officer's family attacks Defence Ministry over naval accidents 08-03-2014 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: The family Lieutenant Commander Kapish Muwal, who died in the INS Sindhuratna mishap, has launched a scathing attack on the Defence Secretary after another officer died in the INS Kolkata tragedy on Friday. Lieutenant Commander Muwal's brother criticised the Indian Navy saying that there were more civilian contractors than...
  • Haryana farmers angry over 40 paise compensation despite petitions 03-03-2014 07:52 AM

    While the Jat population in Haryana rejoiced over the Cabinet nod to reservation in government jobs, farmers in the state cried apathy at the hands of Bhupinder Singh Hooda government. The Congress government in state is facing flak as many of the farmers have got meagre compensation for crop damage...
  • Shivraj meets President, apprises him about crop loss due to rains 03-03-2014 12:29 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee and apprised him about severe loss to crops caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorm in his state. At the meeting, Chouhan said houses, livestock and infrastructure including roads, electrical transformers have been badly affected, according to an...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia attacks Shivraj Singh Chouhan over 'non-payment' of compensation to farmers 02-03-2014 06:59 PM

    Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday attacked Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over non-payment of compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm. Shivraj Singh Chouhan claims to be a well-wisher of farmers but so far no compensation has been given to them,...
  • First hailstorm, now government apathy deepens farmers' woes 02-03-2014 07:57 AM

    Bhopal: Unseasonal rains accompanied by heavy hailstorms have ruined the standing Rabi crops in Madhya Pradesh on a large scale. Nearly 10,000 villages in the state have been affected by the sudden change in weather. Even as Shivraj Singh Chouhan's government has announced Rs 2000 crore relief package for those...
  • Rajasthan Government's compensation to farmers insufficient: Congress 01-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Alleging that Rajasthan Government was not providing relief to all farmers who had suffered losses due to the recent hailstorms, Congress on Saturday demanded more villages be covered under the state's compensation package. Former Pradesh Congress Committee president Chandrabhan said standing crops in close to 22,000 villages had been damaged...
  • Hospital to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation to sanitation worker's family member 01-03-2014 12:07 AM

    A hospital was on Friday ordered to pay Rs.20 lakh to the family of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a manhole opposite the hospital. The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) ordered the ESI Hospital Noida to pay Rs.20 lakh to the family of Babloo, who died Feb...
  • Government announces compensation to calamity-hit shopkeepers 28-02-2014 08:14 PM

    Uttarakhand government today decided to compensate shopkeepers who lost their goods in last year's calamity and give concession to over five lakh consumers in water tax. It also decided to introduce a food security scheme of its own and fill vacancies in the education department. The decisions were taken at...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh government raises compensation to Rs 15 lakh 13-02-2014 09:10 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has enhanced the compensation for the kin of 65 people killed in the Muzaffarnagar riots in September 2013 by Rs.3 lakh each. A bench of Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai and Justice Ranjan Gogoi was...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: State government justifies compensation to victims 12-02-2014 05:20 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government, under scrutiny on the issue of relief and rehabilitation provided to riot victims of Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Rs 5 lakh compensation have been given to 1600 families of the minority community who are not willing to return to their...
  • Government seeks Rs 25,000 crore from CIL for using state property for coal mining 23-01-2014 09:33 AM

    The Jharkhand government has sought Rs 25,000 crore as 'preliminary' amount from Coal India Ltdfor excavating coal in the state without paying any compensation to it, a move that could hit the company hard. "Coal India has acquired land for mining in the state through Coal Bearing Areas Act. It...
  • Muzaffarnagar riot victims meet Akhilesh, Mulayam, demand compensation 14-01-2014 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: The riot victims of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday. The victims demanded that almost 40 people still missing may well have died and hence compensation be given of Rs 12 lakh to their family...
  • Uttarakhand floods: No compensation to victims as govt failed to issue death certificates 10-01-2014 09:17 AM

    No financial assistance could be provided to the relatives of those killed or injured in the flash floods in Kedarnath last year, as the Uttarakhand government has failed to provide the death certificates, a senior official said. "The Uttar Pradesh government had send a final list of dead and missing...
  • Dehradun Express fire: Railways announce Rs 5 lakh compensation for victims' families 08-01-2014 10:08 AM

    Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the next of kin of those killed. "The Railway Minister has expressed deep grief over the incident and...
  • Consumer forum asks tailor to pay fine for causing mental agony by stitching loose pants 06-01-2014 03:53 PM

    A tailor has been asked by a consumer forum in Indore to pay Rs 3,050 as compensation to a complainant for stitching two loose trousers, which were meant to be worn at a marriage function. The forum, in its order issued last week, has asked the tailor to pay compensation...
  • Kejriwal government to give Rs 1 crore to slain policeman's family 30-12-2013 03:33 PM

    New Delhi:The Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi has announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore to the family of the police constable killed by the liquor mafia on Saturday. The constable and two other police personnel were badly beaten up by the liquor mafia during a raid on Saturday, the...
  • China to triple compensation for parents losing only child 26-12-2013 05:02 PM

    China is to more than triple the amount of compensation that some parents get if their only child dies, the health and family planning agency said on Thursday, in the latest sign of a more lenient stand on an uncompromising population policy. China's childless parents are emblematic of the problems...
  • Widow's remarriage no ground to deny her relief: Bombay HC 19-12-2013 01:06 PM

    The Bombay High Court has held that remarriage of a widow would not deprive her from getting compensation for accidental death of her first husband. The ruling was delivered by a bench headed by Justice Dharmadhikari recently. "The law postulates grant of just compensation to the claimants. That she was...
  • DIAL asked to pay Rs 81 lakh to the families of 2 killed employees 19-11-2013 05:41 PM

    The Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd (DIAL) has been asked by a tribunal to pay Rs 81 lakh compensation to the families of two of its employees who died on duty when their fire tender overturned while performing a time-test drill. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) ruled that the...
  • Woman gets $184,000 bill from man she refused to marry 14-11-2013 09:26 PM

    An Australian woman who turned down a marriage proposal was stunned when her well-to-do suitor handed a bill of over 115,000 pounds ($184,000) for everything he claims to have spent on her. Single mother Marie Lacombe, 42, from Melbourne, says she and 65-year-old Bruce Dusting were never romantically involved, Daily...
  • NRI doctor death case: Kunal Saha's long wait gets finally over 24-10-2013 11:52 PM

    New Delhi: In a landmark judgement in a case of medical negligence, the Supreme Court on Thursday enhanced compensation paid to US-based NRI Dr Kunal Saha from Rs 1.73 crore to Rs 5.96 crore for the death of his wife at the age 36 in a Kolkata hospital due to...
  • Relief camps in riot-hit UP districts in appalling condition: NHRC 22-10-2013 08:33 AM

    A National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team described as appalling the conditions in relief camps in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of Uttar Pradesh and suggested that the state government frame a policy to provide relief to families of missing persons. The team visited four relief camps in Shamli district...
  • Nitish Kumar asks for assessment of loss due to cyclone Phailin 18-10-2013 08:47 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday directed detailed assessment of loss of lives and damage to houses and crops in heavy rainfall in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin. Principal Secretary (Disaster Management) Vyasji said the Chief Minister directed that those whose houses and crops have been...