Congress MLAs begin hunger strike in MP Assembly

Intensifying their protest on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs Thursday began an indefinite hunger strike in the well of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

Unseasonal rains: Sonia Gandhi visits Haryana, seeks compensation for farmers

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday appealed to the BJP government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India.

Sonia Gandhi vows to fight for farmers, demands compensation for them

Taking the offensive against the Modi government over the farmers issue to Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday vowed to "fight" for their interests and asked the BJP-ruled states to ensure timely compensation for those affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Crop losses: Rs 18,000 each to be given to farmers in UP

The district authorities here have announced a compensation of Rs 18,000 each to more than 28,000 farmers who have lost their crops due to untimely rains and hailstorms in the state.

Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakh for girl's death due to delay in treatment

The Bombay High Court has directed Solapur Zilla Parishad to pay Rs 5 lakhs compensation to a man whose five-year-old daughter died as she could not get medical treatment in time due to delay in release of government funds.

Delhi road mishap: Kin of 33-year-old man get over Rs 63 lakh

Family members of a 33-year-old man, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven vehicle in 2013, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 63 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Chinese man wins payout over panda bite: Lawyer

 A Chinese man who sued local government officials over an attack by a wild panda has won more than $80,000 in compensation, his lawyer said Monday.

Give compensation to acid attack victims fast: Centre to states

To ameliorate the suffering of acid attack victims, the Centre on Saturday directed all states to ensure speedy disbursal of compensation amount as well as timely treatment for them.

Arrests over Mamata cartoons: HC directs govt to pay compensation to Ambikesh, Subrata

The West Bengal government was on Tuesday ordered by the Calcutta High Court to pay within one month Rs 50,000 as compensation to professor Ambikesh Mahapatra who was arrested in 2012 for posting cartoons of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Minor boy dies in mishap; Parents get Rs 5L compensation

Parents of a toddler, who was crushed by a rashly driven tractor, have been awarded a compensation of Rs five lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Expired beacon battery on MH370 could be key for compensation: Lawyers

The disclosure that an underwater locator beacon battery in the flight data recorder of MH370 had expired could be key in legal action against Malaysia Airlines over the fruitless search for the jetliner, lawyers for families of the passengers said on Monday.

Gujarat: PIL seeks compensation for families of swine flu victims

A public interest litigation filed in the Gujarat High Court has sought compensation of Rs five lakh for the relatives of people dying of swine flu and of Rs one lakh for the swine flu patients.

Compensate farmers at Rs 10,000 per hectare: Bajpai

Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP on Wednesday demanded that the state government provide financial assistance of at least Rs 10,000 per hectare to farmers to compensate for the loss to their crops in the wake of unprecedented rain and hailstorm in the past few days.

Thane school student awarded Rs 10 lakh compensation for 2007 mishap

The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of Rs 10.75 lakh to a student, who sustained major injuries in a road accident in March 2007 while he was returning home from school on a bicycle.

New land acquisition law to benefit more farmers: Govt

Government on Monday sought to allay apprehensions on the Land Acquisition ordinance saying even farmers whose land was acquired for critical projects like atomic energy, petroleum and highways will also get compensation.

SC criticises govt for delay in compensation to farmers in Punjab

The Supreme Court has critcised the Centre for delaying the payment of compensation to farmers for the land acquired from them.

TransAsia offers $470,000 compensation to crash families

 Taiwan`s TransAsia Airways announced Wednesday that it would pay nearly half a million dollars in compensation to relatives of each of the victims of a dramatic plane crash earlier this month.

China official`s son beats man to death in dog attack row: Report

 The son of a Chinese official beat a man to death in a dispute over compensation after his dogs bit the victim, state media reported Monday, in a case sparking outrage online.

We can do better for caddies, says PGA Commissioner
We can do better for caddies, says PGA Commissioner

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem believes the tour could do more for caddies but stood by the current system in the wake of a class action lawsuit filed this week.

How can you claim land after taking compensation: SC asks farmers

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked farmers of villages in Noida, Greater Noida and Noida Extension as to how they could seek restoration of their land after they accepted compensation for parting with it.