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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.