Mamata hands relief cheques to landslide victims in Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday handed out relief cheques worth Rs 4 lakh to families of the victims of the heavy rains and the resultant landslides in the Darjeeling district of the state.

Darjeeling landslides: PM announces Rs 2 lakh for kin of those killed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday expressed pain over the loss of lives due to landslides in Darjeeling district of West Bengal and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased.

Death toll rises to 70 in Gujarat due to heavy rains, flooding
Death toll rises to 70 in Gujarat due to heavy rains, flooding

The death toll due to heavy rainfall, followed by a flood-like situation in many parts of Gujarat has gone up to 70, including 26 casualties in the worst affected Amreli district, it was officially announced here on Thursday.

Belgium could seek compensation over losing World Cup bid
Belgium could seek compensation over losing World Cup bid

Belgium may seek compensation over the 4.5 million euros ($5.13 million) spent on their unsuccessful 2018 World Cup bid if FIFA`s decision to award the finals to Russia is found to be fraudulent.

Sakshi Maharaj demands Rs 10 lah compensation for Etah victims

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday slammed Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for not visiting family of 17 people killed in Saturday's mishap in Etah and demanded compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for them.

Nepal families of US copter crash victims seek compensation

The families of five Nepalese civilians killed in a US military helicopter crash on an earthquake relief mission last month demanded compensation on Monday, saying it took weeks to get confirmation of their relatives' deaths.

Boy's death: Delhi HC notice to govt on plea for Rs 1 cr compensation

The Delhi High Court has sought city government's reply on a plea seeking compensation of Rs one crore for the death of a nine-year-old boy who fell into an uncovered pit of an underground water reservoir in a park.

J&K farmers hit by 2014 floods receive Rs 47 as compensation
J&K farmers hit by 2014 floods receive Rs 47 as compensation

After facing the brunt of devastating floods last year, the farmers of Jammu and Kashmir are now feeling cheated by the state government.

Delhi: Rs 17.5 lakh compensation for family of road accident victim

Family members of a 48-year-old woman, who died after being hit by a rashly driven motorcycle, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 17.5 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Croatia backs law on compensating war rape victims

Croatian lawmakers on Friday adopted a law on compensating the victims of sexual violence committed during the country`s independence war, which ended almost two decades ago.

Heatwave kills 223 in AP, Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu announces compensation; Delhi records hottest day​
Heatwave kills 223 in AP, Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu announces compensation; Delhi records hottest day​

As Andhra Pradesh continues to reel under heatwave, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the kin of those who have died of sun-stroke.

Do farmers have to die in order to get their fair due?

Kaushal Kishore, a farmer in Bita, Bihar, died on Friday while on a protest demanding better compensation for the land acquired by the State government between 2005 and 2007 for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an industrial park.

Do farmers have to die in order to get their fair due? Part-2

Kaushal Kishore, a farmer in Bita, Bihar, died on Friday while on a protest demanding better compensation for the land acquired by the State government between 2005 and 2007 for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an industrial park.

Haryana farmer commits suicide over meagre compensation

A 48-year-old farmer, upset over a meagre compensation for crop-loss, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance here at Amravati village, police said on Wednesday.

Court orders South Korea to compensate lepers for abuse

A South Korean court ruled today in favour of a group of leprosy patients seeking compensation from the government for forced abortions and sterilsation, in the latest ruling that sheds light on decades-long abuses.

Bihar govt announces compensation for kin of farmers

The Bihar government Monday said that a compensation of Rs 4 lakh with additional Rs 1 lakh will be given to the kin of farmers who committed suicide in the state over issues like crops loss or failure to repay debt.

West Midnapore blast: Mamata announces compensation

 West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs.2 lakh each for the families of the nine minor victims of an explosion in a fire cracker factory in West Midnapore district.

Rajasthan lifts ban on transfer of state employees

The Rajasthan government has decided to lift the ban on the transfer of state government employees between May 15 and June 15, also increasing the compensation paid to officers and employees under probation by 10 percent.

Road rage: Commuters hit hard as DTC bus strike in Delhi continues

Commuters hit hard as DTC bus strike in Delhi continues

Road rage case: DTC drivers' strike put 45 lakh commuters in a fix

Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus drivers went on strike on Monday to protest against the death of a 42-year-old bus driver in an alleged road rage incident.