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

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Pollution damages query

The Supreme Court on Monday suggested that the authorities bring “explosives” to Delhi for killing people “in one go” instead of allowing them to die gradually because of air pollution.The cou...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

Labour reforms depend on good governance

Labour market reforms have been on the policy agenda for a long time in India. The essence of reforms is that it is supposed to ease hiring and firing rules, with less government intervention in emplo...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Ruling on maternity leave is rights-based

Laws, in essence, exist to protect the interests of citizens. But the same rules can also be used to deny people their rights. It was this kind of violation that a Delhi court denounced when it observ...
By The Editorial Board in


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