Payment of compensation mandatory, says Madras HC

Observing that payment of compensation for erecting towers was not a formality but a mandatory, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board to give compensation to the land owners for erecting high tension electrical towers in their lands.

Taiwan`s TransAsia Airways offers compensation to victims

TransAsia Airways said today it had offered record compensation to the families of each passenger killed in a domestic flight even though the cause of the crash is still unclear.

Rape victims awarded compensation in Gurgaon

In separate rulings, the Gurgaon District Legal Services Authority on Tuesday awarded compensations to two rape victims.

Bombay HC asks govt to pay compensation to victims of bomb blasts

The Bombay HC directed Maharashtra government to authorise the Collector of Thane to pay compensation to the kin of victims of the serial bomb blasts which occurred on July 13, 2011, in Zaveri Bazaar and other areas of the city.

Pay Rs 50K to wife, child if you want bail: Delhi HC to man

The Delhi High Court has asked a man to give Rs 50,000 to his estranged wife and minor daughter as a pre-condition for granting him anticipatory bail in a dowry harassment case registered against him.

Tillari project affected people to get Rs 5 lakh compensation

People affected by the inter-state Tillari irrigation project in Sindhudurg district would get one-time cash compensation of Rs 5 lakh each instead of jobs.

BHRC orders Rs 25,000 compensation to police atrocity victim

The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) Tuesday directed the state Home Department to pay Rs 25,000 compensation to the owner of a puncture repair shop, who was illegally confined and assaulted by a Station House Officer (SHO) for demanding repair charges.

Delhi youth suffers disability, gets 34 lakh compensation

A youth, who was hit by a rashly driven truck in 2012 and suffered 85 per cent permanent disability due to amputation of his right leg, has been awarded a compensation of over Rs 34 lakh by a motor accident claims tribunal (MACT) here.

Road mishap victim`s family gets Rs 45 lakh compensation

The family members of a 23-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven truck last year, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 45 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

GAIL pipeline fire: Jagan demands compensation of Rs 1 crore

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday demanded that Rs 1 crore be paid in compensation to each of the kin of 17 persons who lost their lives in the deadly blast and fire due to gas leakage in Nagaram village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Parents of accident victim get Rs nine lakh compensation

Parents of a 26-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven truck, have been awarded a compensation of Rs nine lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Can you discriminate between those dying to protect the nation?

Failure to enunciate clear cut transparent compensation norms for slain police and defence personnel has led to a piquant situation with contrasting levels of ex-gratia payment to their families.

Kin of Delhi Police head constable gets Rs 15L compensation

The family members of a Delhi Police head constable, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven autorickshaw he was travelling in, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 15 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT).

Man disabled in road mishap gets over Rs 10 lakh compensation

A 54-year-old man who suffered physical disability in a road accident involving a rashly driven bus has been awarded compensation of over Rs 10 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Road mishap victim`s family gets Rs 34.5 L compensation

The family members of a 39-year- old man, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven truck, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 34.5 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Seven MH370 passengers`s families receive payment from airlines

Malaysian deputy Foreign Minister Hamzah Zainuddin Thursday said families of seven passengers on the missing MH370 flight received $50,000 as advance payment from Malaysia Airlines (MAS).

Andhra announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for Himachal victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each for the families of the engineering students killed in Himachal Pradesh.

MP govt gives Rs 1.5 lakh to kin of man killed by tiger

Madhya Pradesh government has given Rs 1.50 lakh compensation to the family of a 22-year-old man who was killed by a tiger in Khitauli range of Bandhavgarh tiger reserve.

Building collapse: Delhi Govt announces compensation for victims

Delhi Government on Sunday announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each for those who died in the three-storey under-construction building collapse in Sadar Bazar area here this afternoon.

Singapore PM rejects compensation offer from blogger

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has rejected as "derisory" a compensation offer by a local blogger who defamed him, the premier`s lawyer said Tuesday, paving the way for a possible lawsuit.