West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal cash for weavers killed in UP

The Bengal government has handed Rs 2 lakh each to the families of nine Malda carpet weavers who died in a cracker blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi on Saturday.Minister Firhad Hakim and Malda (North...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Ex-gratia for Naihati blast

The Bengal government on Friday handed over compensation to 65 families whose homes had suffered damage in a deadly blast during the disposal of firecrackers by police in Naihati’s Ramghat last week...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Plea for more hip cash

Patients in India who had received faulty hip implants recalled by Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday asked a government panel to raise the proposed compensation taking into account their unique circu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.12.19

GST cess may cover more items

The GST Council at its meeting next week will consider multiple options to boost revenues such as more items under cess and the restructuring of rates, officials said.The meeting, proposed on Octobe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.11.18

Apollo Tyres promoters to take a pay cut

Onkar Singh Kanwar and Neeraj Kanwar — the promoters of Apollo Tyres — will take a pay cut of 30 per cent during the current financial year following a proposal from its nominations & remunera...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Deal: wife for 71 sheep

A kangaroo court in chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s home district has mediated a deal under which a youth has begun living with a married woman, giving her husband 71 sheep as “compensation”.Po...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Business  /  Published 23.09.19

Amit Mitra call to extend GST payoff tenure

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has urged N.K. Singh, chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, to extend the tenure of the GST compensation to states by three years.After the implementation of...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.19

Loss spurs government to focus on insurance

The Mamata Banerjee government has shifted its focus from direct procurement of potato from farmers to compensation payment as the production could be hit hard in many south Bengal districts after rai...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Govt has formula for hip implant damages

The Union health ministry on Thursday approved a formula to calculate compensation amounts for patients in India who had received faulty hip implants manufactured by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Rs 62-lakh damages in girl mishap case

The Supreme Court has awarded Rs 62.27 lakh as compensation along with interest to a 12-year-old girl who suffered 100 per cent injuries in a 2007 road accident, leaving her in a permanent vegetative ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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