Penalty System
Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

Steel City to curb plastic menace

If you have been using plastic bags in and around Jamshedpur, then beware. From November 5 onward, anyone found using a plastic carry bag will be penalized by the local administration, which has launc...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 26.09.20

Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their match against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Thursday. RCB were thrashed ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Waste split order for complexes

All housing complexes in the city have to segregate waste at source or pay a fine, says solid waste management bye-laws for Calcutta that the state government notified last month. The bye-laws also m...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.08.20

Contempt: prison over Rs 100

Pay a fine of Rs 100 or spend a month in prison for contempt of court. The convict refused to pay and was packed off to prison. The scene unfolded not in 2020 but 61 years ago, in 1959, in a courtroo...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Jamshedpur: Wear mask or get fined

Police in Jamshedpur are stepping up vigilance to ensure commuters wear masks, the initiative that started on Friday having already led to around 50 violators being fined Rs 500 each. Deputy superint...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Rs 1-lakh Covid fine proposal

The Odisha government on Thursday sent a proposal to governor Ganeshi Lal to promulgate an ordinance to make the law governing Covid-19 guidelines more stringent. The proposed ordinance will empower t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

Assam cops mull ways to keep people home

Assam police have realised penalty of over Rs 1 crore and arrested more than 2,600 persons since the nationwide lockdown began a month ago on March 24 midnight but its violation continues to trouble t...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.19

Indexing fines to modernise the legal system

In modern societies, fines are a popular means of penalising offenders. Provisions in most Indian statutes also incorporate fines as penalty. However, the fixed penalty system that prevails in India r...
By Saksham Ojha


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