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CM Bommai announces 5 lakh compensation to those killed in Bengaluru rains

With Rs. 25,000 compensation for all flooded homes amid constant rains in Bengaluru, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announces Rs. 5 lakh compensations to the kin of those killed in floods and rains in the city.

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai visited Bengaluru’s flood hit areas. (HT Photo)
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai visited Bengaluru’s flood hit areas. (HT Photo)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:11 PM IST

Odisha rights commission asks cop to pay 5 lakh for filing false case

The Commission chairperson Justice BP Das and member Asim Amitabh Dash in their order said continuance of the police official was detrimental to the interest of general public as well as threat to common citizens.

Police officer Prakash Kumar Karna who has been asked to pay <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.5 lak each to two men falsely implicated in a case by him. (HT Photo)
Police officer Prakash Kumar Karna who has been asked to pay 2.5 lak each to two men falsely implicated in a case by him. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 09:07 PM IST

FIR enough to award compensation to accident victim or the family, says Supreme Court

An FIR registered by police about a road accident is sufficient to award compensation to the victim or the family even if no formal claim petition is filed, the Supreme Court ruled last week, in a move that could significantly benefit survivors or the families of the victims.

The Supreme Court bench said that the law providing compensation in motor accident cases is a beneficial legislation aimed to give solace to victims who either suffer injury or die before their time.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court bench said that the law providing compensation in motor accident cases is a beneficial legislation aimed to give solace to victims who either suffer injury or die before their time.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 11:20 PM IST

J&K govt hikes compensation to kin of police officers killed in line of duty

For police officers, the ex-gratia has been hiked to Rs 70 lakh from the existing Rs 48 lakh in case of death in militancy-related incidents. For Special Police Officers, the ex-gratia has been increased to Rs 30 lakh from the existing Rs 14.50 lakh.

Kin of policemen killed in violence or militancy-related incidents will now receive higher compensation.(Picture for representation)
Kin of policemen killed in violence or militancy-related incidents will now receive higher compensation.(Picture for representation)
Published on Sep 25, 2018 09:23 PM IST

Uttarakhand high court asks state to pay Rs 1.99 crore to wife of murdered doctor

The Uttarakhand high court directed the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 1.99 crore to Sarita Singh, whose doctor husband Sunil Kumar was shot dead in April 2016 while discharging duties in Udham Singh Nagar district.

The Uttarakhand high court observed that killing a doctor, while on duty, amounts to negation of rule of law.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The Uttarakhand high court observed that killing a doctor, while on duty, amounts to negation of rule of law.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Published on Sep 13, 2018 01:45 AM IST
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