West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.19

Rs 6-lakh relief for trafficking survivor

A woman, who was trafficked to Pune at the age of 12 and abused till she reached adulthood, will get Rs 6 lakh from the Bengal government as compensation.On September 11, the state legal services auth...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Vindicated, officer gives cash and advice

Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who last month received Rs 25,000 as compensation from the Centre over adverse entries made in his appraisal report, has donated the amount to the Prim...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Sexual assault: There is no substitute for justice

Can anything, least of all money, compensate for the trauma of sexual assault? It cannot. This is what a girl presently living in a halfway home in Delhi has said while turning down the compensation o...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

No political will to make India's roads safe

Life is precious. The devastation caused by the loss of a loved one in an accident cannot be fully alleviated. But a “just” financial compensation, as the Supreme Court pointed out last year, can ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

Rs 6 crore for victims

Altogether 235 people, including 183 females, have been compensated for various crimes under the Mizoram Victims of Crime Compensation Scheme, 2011 which was launched in 2012.According to records of t...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Business  /  Published 02.12.19

Tatas can claim Singur sunk cost

Tata Motors will be able to press its claim of compensation to recover Singur sunk cost from the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation following the decision of the arbitral panel to adjudica...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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