India  /  Published 07.12.18

Govt acts over maternity break ‘misuse’

Instances of misuse of enhanced maternity leave have emerged as a reason behind the Centre’s plans to partially compensate the private sector for offering the benefits. Earlier this month, the women...
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

India  /  Published 11.01.19

Govt reveals hip cash formula, SC satisfied

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday it had evolved a compensation scheme for the thousands of Indians whom Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy supplied with faulty hip implants, with the da...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

Auto drivers in penury seek govt help

A delegation of over 8000 Dhanbad auto-rickshaw drivers facing penury with the extended lockdown and the subsequent disruption of traffic, met Dhanbad SDO Raj Maheshwaram on Friday, demanding relaxati...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Maternity leave compensation

The Centre will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than Rs 15,000 a month, the women and child development ministry announced on Thursday....
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.19

Kerala to pay Rs 100cr in damages

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Kerala government to pay an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh each, totalling over Rs 100 crore, to nearly 400 owners whose apartments are part of buildings t...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Fine for failing to fence bheri waste dump

Last Friday, the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh as environment compensation on Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation for failing to comply with the tribunal’...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Uttar Pradesh accused begin paying damages

Some of the alleged anti-CAA protesters served with compensation-recovery notices by the Uttar Pradesh government have begun paying up, with one of them saying they knew the notices lacked legal endor...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 02.03.19

Compensation call for ‘foreigner’ tag

The Guwahati chapter of the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) will file a case at Gauhati High Court, seeking compensation from the state government for the children of Dilip Biswas, a small-time stall ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.03.19

Arunachal youth’s kin shun ex gratia

The family of Risso Tari, the first to be killed in the recent anti-Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) agitation here, has refused to accept the ex gratia announced by the Arunachal Pradesh governme...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar


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