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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Bowbazar families receive cheques

Nineteen families displaced from their homes in Bowbazar for the East-West Metro’s tunnelling work received cheques of Rs 5 lakh each from the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation on Saturday.More than 80...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Rights’ panel seeks report in assault case

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday directed the Assam director-general of police to submit an action taken report against guilty police personnel within six weeks on allegations that a ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Delhi  /  Published 02.03.20

With documents gutted, victims worried about ex gratia

With their documents destroyed along with their homes, many riot-hit victims face uncertainty on how to claim compensation from the Delhi government.At a relief camp in Al-Hind Hospital in Mustafabad,...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.20

Kejri seeks army, says he did not sleep

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally asked Union home minister Amit Shah to call in the army — after three days of appealing for peace.Kejriwal told the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday: “I...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.04.19

Bilkis Bano should be given Rs 50 lakh, a job and house, says SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh as compensation, a government job and accommodation to Bilkis Bano who was gang-raped during the 2002 riots in the state...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Crane crash kills 3 on Kamal Haasan film set

Three crew members were killed and nine injured when a crane came crashing down on the sets of actor Kamal Haasan’s upcoming film Indian 2, police said.Haasan, who himself “missed death by a whisk...
By PTI in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Survivor plans to move HC

A woman from Barasat, North 24-Parganas, who was trafficked to Pune at 13 by an acquaintance she called “kakima” (aunt) has received Rs 6 lakh as compensation from the Bengal government.The woman,...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Killed truck driver cremated in Reasi district

A truck driver, who was allegedly shot dead by militants in a south Kashmir village, was cremated in his home town Katra in Reasi district amid tight security arrangements on Tuesday, officials said.T...
By PTI in Jammu


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