Cal HC: Death to be Presumed of Employee Untraceable for 7 Years, Heirs Entitled to Terminal Benefit  ||  Bom. HC: One-Week Bail Granted to Life Convict to Appear in Entrance Test  ||  Delhi High Court: Victim Cannot Seek Right to be Impleaded in Criminal Revision  ||  All. HC: Extension of Limitation Under A&C Act Can’t be Sought if Party Aware of Contents of Award  ||  Delhi High Court: Material on Which Prosecution Bases its Case Cannot be Disclosed in Parts  ||  Del. HC: Requisite Documents Forming Basis of Show Cause Notice Must be Provided to the Party  ||  Delhi HC: Sensitization of Trial Court Judges Required in Pronouncing Judgements on Conviction  ||  Uttarakhand High Court’s Order for its Relocation Outside Nainital, Stayed by Supreme Court  ||  Suo Motu Cognizance Taken by Gujarat High Court of Fire Accident at TRP Gaming Zone in Rajkot  ||  Ker. HC: Can’t Recall Child Witness to Fill Up Lacuna and Omission in Evidence of Accused    

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Statute

Telecom companies to compensate for dropped calls from 2016(16.10.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India introduced the Top Story

When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation



When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation



Easier refunds, more compensation: DGCA(13.06.2016)

The Director General of Civil Aviation released proposals to ease flyers’ woes in the event of cancelled flights or when they are denied boarding. Als.....

Tags : air travel, refund, cancellation, disability, compensation



Rupees 500 and 1000 denomination notes are no more a legal tender : Union Government(08.11.2016)

The Prime Minister of India in a surprise move announced demonetization rupees 500 and 1000 denomination notes with effect from midnight of 8th Novemb.....

Tags : Rupees, De-monetisation, Black money



RBI Rationalised External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy(27.04.2018)

In light of requests received from corporates and other entities and in administering the ECB regime, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided, in cons.....

Tags : Investment, Policy, Rationalisation



Central Government approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India(16.01.2019)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the recapitalization of EXIM Bank. Recapitalization Bonds by Government of India to the.....

Tags : Recapitalisation, Exim bank, Approval



Rs. 20 lakh compensation for kin of Beas river deceased(02.01.2016)

The Himachal Pradesh High Court increased severally the interim compensation awarded to parents of students who drowned in Beas river in 2014. The inc.....

Tags : beas tragedy, 2014, compensation, assessment



Lok Sabha passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017(23.07.2018)

In order to reduce undue delay in final resolution of cheque dishonour cases and to provide relief to payees of dishonoured cheques, Parliament has pa.....

Tags : Bill, Amendment, Cheque bounce, Compensation



International Cases

Victim’s entitlement to compensation measured by reference to the law of state of accident, routes to recovery provided by Directives he or she invokes(03.08.2016)

In present case, Respondent, a United Kingdom resident, was on holiday in Greece. Walking along the verge of a road, she was struck from behind by a v.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Jurisdiction



No one shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(08.11.2016)

Present case originated in twenty-eight applications against Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of Convention for Protection of Hum.....

Tags : Detention, Degrading treatment, Compensation



When driving in city, one must anticipate that pedestrians will cross road, if they see a gap in the traffic(02.12.2016)

Present action arises out of a road traffic accident which occurred at the junction of Merrion Row and Merrion Street Upper in the city of Dublin. Whi.....

Tags : Accident, Causation, Contributory negligence



Compensation not payable unless disease predominantly arose from discipline which was unreasonable and harsh on part of employer(23.08.2018)

In instant case, the Appellant (Mr Suleski), was employed as a crane supervisor by the Respondent (Pilbara Iron). At a meeting with his superintendent.....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Legality



Deliberate disobedience of an order does not require a specific intention to break the law(14.08.2019)

Present proceedings arise from a dispute about noise disturbance between the owners of units in a block of units in Bay View Terrace. Unit 1 is a grou.....

Tags : Compliance, Direction, SAT Order



Test whether a vehicle is designed for use on a road is objective(22.06.2020)

Mr Simphiwe Robert Makutoana (the deceased) was a pedestrian at the Multipurpose Terminal, Cape Town Harbour, when a large industrial vehicle Reach St.....

Tags : Accident claim, Compensation, Nature, Vehicle



Prescription Act does not apply to claims for compensation under the RAF Act(06.05.2020)

Present appeal concerns the question whether the running of prescription in respect of Mr Koos Jacobs’ claim for damages under the Road Accident Fund .....

Tags : Compensation, Enactment, Applicability



Where harm is caused by a domesticated animal, responsibility for that harm rests with the owner of the animal and not the injured party(11.09.2020)

An appeal by Mr. van Meyeren against a finding by the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, that he was liable to compensate Cloete for injuries su.....

Tags : Negligence, Compensation, Eligibility



In order to avoid liability under Section of COIDA, onus of satisfying the Court is on employer(04.03.2021)

In present case, On 5 April 2017 the Appellant, Ms Catherine Churchill, went to work as usual at the offices of the first Respondent, the Premier of 4.....

Tags : Damages, Compensation, Entitlement



Discretion may be interfered only if the Court is satisfied that it was not exercised judicially or had been influenced by wrong principles(13.04.2022)

Present appeal arises from a successful application by the Appellants, the Central Energy Fund SOC Limited (CEF) and the Strategic Fuel Fund Associati.....

Tags : Compensation, Decision, Review



Discrimination on grounds of religious belief and political opinion is unlawful(17.12.2018)

The claimant was employed by the Respondent on a regular but not formal basis from March 2016 until 16 May 2016, on which latter date he signed a cont.....

Tags : Discrimination, Termination, Compensation



A person who cannot be identified, cannot be sued under a pseudonym or description, unless circumstances are such that, service of claim form can be effected or properly dispensed with(20.02.2019)

The question at issue on present appeal is in what circumstances, is it permissible to sue an unnamed Defendant. On 26 May 2013, Ms Bianca Cameron was.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Liability



Dismissal of claimant automatically unfair due to non-completion of statutory dismissal procedure(21.02.2017)

Present case deals with claim of unfair dismissal. Issue to be determined by tribunal was whether the claimant was an employee of Respondent. In claim.....

Tags : Dismissal, Statutory Procedure, Compensation



Application of general law may produce a more favourable result for claimant than statutory planning assumptions(22.02.2017)

Instant appeal concerns assessment of compensation for compulsory acquisition of two parcels of grazing land, formerly owned by present Appellant (“cl.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Determination



It is necessary to establish true nature of investments complained about before any final conclusions are reached, including questions related to compensation(30.04.2021)

The central issue in present matter is whether the Ombud for Financial Services (the Ombud), established in terms of Section 20 of the Financial Advis.....

Tags : Ombud, Financial Services, Compensation



A curfew enforced by electronic tagging, clocking in and clocking out, and arrest or imprisonment for breach was a “classic detention or confinement”(12.02.2020)

Present case is about the meaning of imprisonment at common law and whether it should, or should not, now be aligned with the concept of deprivation o.....

Tags : False imprisonment, Compensation, Legality



News

Delhi HC: Child Born As a Result of Sexual Offences Entitled to Compensation(14.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has held that a child born out of rape is clearly a victim of offence and entitled to compensation.

Tags : Delhi High Court, child, rape, compensation



Supreme Court to Centre: Adhere to Rs. 24,000 per week Withdrawal Cap Notification(16.12.2016)

Supreme Court has said that Centre should adhere to its notification allowing withdrawal of Rs 24,000 per week from bank accounts after demonetisation.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government



Supreme Court Questions Centre over Access to Large Piles of New Currency by Few(16.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Government how some individuals had access to large piles of new currency when banks refused customers even their weekly quota.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government



Madras High Court Seeks Centre's Response over Plea Seeking Sufficient Funds in Banks & ATMs(16.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Assistant Solicitor General G.R. Swaminathan to take notice on behalf of Principal Secretary to Prime Minister and Unio.....

Tags : Madras High Court, demonetisation, Rs 500, Rs 1,000



Supreme Court Refuses Interim Relief over Demonetization Drive(19.12.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to grant interim relief in a batch of cases challenging Government’s demonetization scheme and referred them to a constituti.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government



Union Government: Deposits Above Rs 5,000 in Scrapped Currencies Allowed Once Per Account Till Dec 30(19.12.2016)

Central Government has said that deposits totaling more than Rs 5,000 in scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be made only once per account until De.....

Tags : Central Government, Demonetisation, deposits, Rs 500, Rs 1,000, December 30



Supreme Court Rejects CCI and Jio’s Cartelisation Pleas Against Airtel, Voda Idea(06.12.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed Competition Commission of India and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s pleas to probe cartelisation charges levelled by Jio against B.....

Tags : Supreme Court, CCI and Jio’s Cartelisation



Bombay High Court to State Government: Why Modify Compensation of Rape Survivors(06.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to spell out the “purpose” due to which it decided to modify its existing scheme of granting compensa.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Compensation



Karnataka High Court Issues Guidelines on Victim Compensation(06.09.2019)

Karnataka High Court while observing that trial courts are delivering justice more oriented towards the rights of accused persons and the same is not .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Victim Compensation



Satyam Scam: SAT Quashes 2-Year Ban on PwC from Auditing Listed Companies(09.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) in a major setback to Securities and Exchange Board of India has overturned the markets regulator's order banning.....

Tags : Satyam Scam, SAT



SAT Sets Aside Rs 3 Lakh Penalty on Central Bank of India(10.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has set aside a penalty of Rs 3 lakh levied by markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on C.....

Tags : SAT, Central Bank of India



Jammu & Kashmir HC Declines to Entertain Plea Challenging Reorganization of State and Lockdown(12.09.2019)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has refused to entertain a plea challenging the bifurcation of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Terr.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir HC, Reorganisation



Supreme Court Increases Compensation to Family of Carpenter who Died in Accident(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed while enhancing the compensation awarded to the family of a carpenter who died in an accident that what proof they can lead.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Compensation



P&H HC Rejects Emblem Misuse Petition Against Aamir Khan(04.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected a petition filed against actor Aamir Khan for allegedly making improper use of national emblem in his TV sh.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Amir Khan, Satyamev Jayate



SDMC Toll Tax Contractor Starts Collecting ECC as per SC Order(09.11.2015)

SMYR Consortium, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) contractor for toll tax , has agreed to collect Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) from h.....

Tags : SMYR Consortium, Environment Compensation Charge



Allahabad HC Refuses To Entertain Borrower’s Loan Default Due To Demonetisation, GST(26.10.2017)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea challenging recovery proceedings initiated against a borrower firm, which challenged recovery proceedings on.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Demonetisation, GST



Demonetisation Cases: Central Board of Direct Taxes Extends Taxman's Deadline to December 31(27.09.2019)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the deadline up to December 31 for the Income-Tax department to complete the final assessment of about 87,0.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Demonetisation Cases



SAT Rejects ITC’s Appeal Over Sale of Leela Hotels to Brookfield(27.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has rejected an appeal by ITC Ltd challenging the sale of Hotel Leelaventure Ltd’s assets to Brookfield Asset Mana.....

Tags : SAT, ITC



Karnataka High Court: Rape Victim not Entitled to Compensation if She Turned Hostile During Trial(01.10.2019)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition filed by a rape victim seeking compensation under the victim compensation scheme as she turned hostile du.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Compensation



SC Permits Accused to Bring on Record Taped Telephonic Conversations as Defence(25.11.2015)

Supreme Court for the first time has permitted an accused to bring on record taped telephonic conversations to prove his innocence in a child sexual a.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Taped Telephonic Conversations



Bombay HC Enhances Compensation in Accident That Killed 10-Yr-Old Girl(04.11.2019)

Bombay High Court has enhanced compensation granted to kin of victims, a 10-year-old girl and her mother, who died in an accident 29 year ago after a .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, accidental compensation



Karnataka High Court Enhances Compensation to Youth who Lost Genitals in Road Accident(06.11.2019)

Karnataka High Court has increased the compensation granted to a youth who lost his genitals in a road accident from Rs 2,70,000 to Rs 24 lakh awarded.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Compensation



SC: Relinquishment of Shares by Dependent does not Disentitle her from Claiming Compensation(06.11.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that relinquishment of share by a claimant (dependant of the deceased) does not disentitle her from claiming compensation. .....

Tags : SC, Compensation



Federal-Mogul Open Offer Case: SAT Rejects Tenneco Appeal, Asks to Deposit Amount Within 4 Weeks(08.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has rejected appeals against Securities and Exchange Board of India’s order for an higher open offer price for sharehold.....

Tags : SAT, Federal-Mogul



SAT Quashes SEBI's Order Banning Tree House Education, Accessories and Officials(08.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has set aside Securities and Exchange Board of India order banning Tree House Education and Accessories and its official.....

Tags : SAT, Tree House Education



Judgments

UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity



UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity



NGT: Impose Fine on Airlines Disposing Excreta Before Landing(21.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed aviation regulator DGCA to issue a circular to all airlines asking them to pay Rs. 50,000 as environmental .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, environmental compensation, airlines, excreta



RBI Relaxes Deposits Norm of More Than Rs 5,000 in Old Denominations For KYC A/Cs(21.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India has relaxed its notification, specifying that deposits of over 5000 rupees could be made only after furnishing a satisfactory re.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Old Denominations, Deposits, KYC A/Cs, demonetisation



Delhi HC Adjourns Sine Dine Pleas Challenging Demonetisation Notification(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has adjourned indefinitely hearing on pleas challenging Government’s demonetisation move after it was informed that Supreme Court has.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Demonetisation, Supreme Court, proceedings



Madras HC Directs TNSTC to Pay Compensation Amount Via Electronic Fund Transfer(26.12.2016)

Madras High Court has devised a new methodology to ensure that Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) does not delay payment of compensation i.....

Tags : Madras HC, TNSTC, compensation, electronic fund transfer



RBI Extends Note Exchange Deadline for NRI’s till June 30(02.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has said that Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can exchange old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till June 30, 2017.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Rs. 500, Rs. 1000, Demonetisation



President Clears Currency Ban Ordinance(02.01.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Specific Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 that seeks to extinguish RBI’s liability in respe.....

Tags : Demonetisation, Ordinance, President of India, Rs. 500, Rs. 1000



P&H HC Directs Payment of Compensation in Matter of Illegal Detention(08.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State Government to pay a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the mother-daughter duo in the matter of il.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Compensation for Illegal Detention



Delay in formal confirmation does not result in crucial evidence being disregarded(19.08.2015)

Where the trial court had excluded casette tapes of voice recordings of kidnappers for not having been authorised by the appropriate authority, the Hi.....

Tags : Criminal, phone tap, authorisation, delay



Breach of terms and conditions of motor vehicle insurance policy need not be considered at hearing for interim compensation(20.08.2015)

An insurer can plead an insurance contract to not be binding upon it at the final hearing to recover interim compensation from the driver/owner of the.....

Tags : Motor, interim compensation, insurer, privity



Bombay High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation Amount After 21 Years(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has increased amount of compensation awarded by Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) 21 years ago against State Government and othe.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Motor Accident Compensation



Supreme Court on Demonetisation: Why Old Notes by Citizens Not Accepted Till March 31?(21.03.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Modi Government's decision to close March 31 RBI window to deposit old notes smacked of arbitrariness and sought to know w.....

Tags : Supreme Court , demonetisation, old notes



Rajya Sabha Passes Employees Compensation Bill; Enhances Compensation For Death, Occupational Injury(23.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2016 which enhances compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes i.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Employees Compensation Bill



Bombay HC Asks State to Frame Rules on Settling Rape Cases Post Compensation(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to consider framing rules to deal with cases of rape victims, after accepting compensation, settle .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Rape, Compensation



Reserve Bank of India to Allow Exchange of Rs 4500 in Old Notes in Nepal(27.03.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Demonetisation



Bombay HC tells Tribunal to Consider Hurt Cyclist’s Plea for Compensation(18.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed accidents claims tribunal to consider plea of Mumbai Port Trust employee, who met with an accident while participating .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Hurt, Compensation



Karnataka HC Directs Clarification of Stand on Compensation for Farmer Suicides(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Chief Secretary to make a clear stand whether families of the farmers who killed themselves after borrowin.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Compensation for Farmer Suicides



MACT award not classifiable as “income”(02.06.2016)

Compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, and interest accruing therefrom, are not subject to TDS (tax-deducted-at-source) and the s.....

Tags : mact, compensation, interest, tds, welfare



Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

Tags : government, compensation, death on duty, doctor, swine flu



Bombay HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Plea to Enhance Compensation to 26/11 Victims(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Union Government for its response to a 2014 order to frame a policy to enhance compensation given to terror attack victims.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, 26/11, compensation



Delhi HC Refuses to Examine Correctness of Demonetisation Policy(28.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said it would not look into correctness of the Centre's policy on demonetisation, as the issue was already under consideration in.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, demonetisation



Lok Sabha Passes Income Tax Amendment Bill(29.11.2016)

Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016, which proposes 30% tax on undisclosed income plus 10% penalty beside a 33% surcharge and 75% tax and 10% p.....

Tags : Taxation Laws, Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016, demonetisation, Lok Sabha



Supreme Court Directs Centre to List Out Measures Taken to Ease Inconvenience of Rural People(05.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to spell out measures taken to ease sufferings and inconvenience of people in rural areas, who are mostly dependent on .....

Tags : Supreme Court, demonetisation, Co-operative banks



Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Cash Withdrawal Limits(05.12.2016)

Delhi HC has said that restrictions on daily withdrawal of cash is a policy decision that is beyond the scope of judicial review and dismissed a PIL a.....

Tags : Delhi HC, demonetisation, withdrawal



CIC Asks RBI to Provide Info on Number of Rs. 2000 & 500 Notes Printed During Demonetisation(18.12.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered disclosure of information on number of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 notes printed daily from November 9, 2016.....

Tags : CIC, Demonetisation



Madras HC Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Compensation to Family of Boy Who Died of Electrocution(04.11.2020)

Madras High Court has ordered compensation to the parents of a 22 years old boy, who died due to electrocution after stepping on snapped live wire. Th.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Compensation for Death of 22-Year Old



National Commission has to exercise the jurisdiction only if State Commission or the District Forum either failed to exercise their jurisdiction or exceeded jurisdiction by acting illegally(02.08.2016)

Appellant-Society is a charitable institution running a girls hostel at Surat for the benefit of Adiwasi children. Appellant-Society purchased vitrifi.....

Tags : Defective tiles, Compensation, Liability



Contract of insurance is a contract of good faith (uberrima fides)(02.08.2016)

Instant First Appeal filed against impugned order of State Commission. Complainant obtained an insurance policy from the respondent, United India Insu.....

Tags : Insurance, Compensation, Contract, Good faith



Madras HC Rules: Aged Parents of Deceased Person Eligible for Workmen’s Compensation(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under Workmen Compensation Act.

Tags : Madras High Court, Workmen Compensation Act, aged parents



CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

Tags : Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), RCom



CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

Tags : Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), RCom



TDSAT Directs DoT to Reconsider RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio(27.02.2019)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to reconsider Reliance Communications (.....

Tags : TDSAT, RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio



CIVIL - TDSAT Directs DoT to Reconsider RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio(27.02.2019)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to reconsider Reliance Communications (.....

Tags : TDSAT, RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio



Orissa HC Directs Payment of Compensation to Purna Chandra Mohapatra for Death of Son(02.02.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed that a sum of Rupees 5 Lakhs be paid by the State of Odisha to one Purna Chandra Mohapatra and his wife as compensation.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Compensation



Railway to pay for deaths of ‘roof riders’(05.07.2016)

The Supreme Court awarded compensation to kin of deceased who died while riding on the roof of train carriages.

The tragedy occurred when h.....

Tags : railway, compensation, death, roof rider



Long road to justice after unauthorised laying of road on private land(05.07.2016)

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh directed the State to compensate a land owner for unauthorised and free use of his land for laying a road.

.....

Tags : land acquisition, unauthorised, compensation, road laying



Bombay High Court: Regularizing Illegal Homes Will Lead to Uncountable Litigations(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Maharashtra Government’s proposed regularisation policy for unauthorised constructions across State would create many .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, unauthorised constructions, regularisation



CRIMINAL - Compensate Woman for Arrest at Night: Gujarat HC to Govt(05.03.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed state government to pay Rs. 2,500 to a woman, who was arrested after sunset, for breach of law that stipulates no such.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Compensate Woman for Arrest at Night



Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021(09.02.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, by a voice vote. The Bill amends the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisat.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021(09.02.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, by a voice vote. The Bill amends the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisat.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021



SC: Homebuyers Cannot be Deprived of Interim Compensation Merely for Want of Execution of Sale Deed(11.02.2021)

Supreme Court has opined in connection with the Maradu flat demolition case that once it has been established that the home buyers have in fact made p.....

Tags : SC. Homebuyers, Compensation



No legal contract will come into force unless the offer and acceptance of proposal is made(09.08.2016)

Wife of complainant/petitioner, took housing loan from HDFC Ltd. For security of said loan, HDFC loan cover term insurance policy was purchased from H.....

Tags : Insurance, Proposal, offer and acceptance, Compensation



Doctrine of sovereign immunity not applicable to cases of fundamental rights violation, hence, cannot be used as a defence in public law(12.08.2016)

In present writ petition, Petitioners, migrants of State of Jammu & Kashmir State had planned to take out a peaceful protest March upto Delhi for vent.....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Violation, Compensation



India Ratifies Two More ILO Pacts to End Child Labour(19.06.2017)

India has ratified International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) two conventions on child labour reaffirming its commitment for a child labour free India.

Tags : International Labour Organisation, child labour



SAT Stays SEBI’s Order Directing Prannoy, Radhika to Step Down from NDTV(19.06.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has stayed an order passed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) stopping New Delhi Television (NDT.....

Tags : SAT, NDTV



SAT Fines SEBI for 2017 Order(20.06.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) after a person aggrieved by a .....

Tags : SAT, SEBI



Uttarakhand HC Issues notice on PIL Seeking Compensation for Victims of Glacial Disaster(07.06.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has issued notice to the Central and State Government on a Public Interest Litigation seeking compensation for families affecte.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Compensation for Victims of Glacial Disaster



Kerala HC: False Accusation of Impotency by Spouse Amounts to Cruelty(08.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that casting aspersions of impotency or erectile dysfunction by one spouse against other in matrimonial proceedings will co.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, False Accusation of Impotency



Madras High Court Asks Accused to Pay Compensation for Abusing Police(09.06.2021)

Madras High Court has asked an accused who allegedly abused Police and prevented them from doing their public duty, to pay Rs. 10,000 as compensation,.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Pay Compensation for Abusing Police



Complainant obliged to get property insured, failure on part of opposite party not amount to deficiency of service(22.08.2016)

Complainant/Respondent No.1 was sanctioned loan by Opposite Party /Appellants and complainant executed various documents and hypothecated/mortgaged pr.....

Tags : Insurance, Obligation, Deficiency, Compensation



Inadvertent fall while boarding running train not a criminal act or self-inflicted injury to deny compensation(06.10.2016)

In instant case, Appellant is aggrieved by Railway Tribunal’s order dismissing Appellants’ claim petition by holding that, death of deceased was not o.....

Tags : Accidental fall, Compensation, Grant



HP High Court Orders Rs. 20 Lakh Compensation For Parents of Students Drowned In Beas River(04.01.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered payment of compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to parents of each of 24 engineering students of a Hyderabad college wh.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, compensation



Govt Should Compensate Victims of Its Inaction: Delhi High Court(28.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that Government should provide financial assistance and support to people who are the victims of their inaction and omission.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Compensation



Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case

Tags : The Supreme Court bench, however, made it clear that the separate plea, seeking enhancement of compensation to be awarded to Bilkis Bano, would be taken up next week for hearing.



Human Rights Commission Can’t Direct Payment of Compensation: Chhattisgarh HC(01.12.2017)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that State Human Rights Commission is only a re-commendatory body and it has no power and jurisdiction to direct paym.....

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Supreme Court: All Kochi Flat Owners to Get Uniform Interim Compensation(25.10.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that all the owners of 343 flats in four illegally constructed high-end buildings in Kochi that have been scheduled for dem.....

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Kerala HC: Married Daughter & Parents of Deceased Entitled to Compensation As Dependents(01.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has recently ruled that a married daughter and the parents of the deceased are entitled to claim compensation under Section 166 of t.....

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A person is entitled to compensation, if there is delay in settlement of legitimate claim thereof(21.12.2016)

Present petition has been filed to set aside award passed by second Respondent, Sole Arbitrator in so far as the failure to consider claim for compens.....

Tags : Delay, Compensation, Entitlement



In a master and servant relation, master is vicariously liable for acts of omission of servant and liable to pay compensation for negligence and deficiency in service(15.11.2016)

21-year old educated son of complainant, lost his life by drowning at Boat Club, owned by Appellant, Paradeep Port Trust. Appellant has tried to shift.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Vicarious



EPFO Raises Rate Marginally to 8.8% for FY16(17.02.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has marginally raised interest rate on retirement savings to 8.80% for 2015 -16 from 8.75% last year but.....

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Satyam Scam: SEBI Bars Price Waterhouse From Auditing Any Listed Company(12.01.2018)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred Price Waterhouse (PW) from auditing any listed company in India for a period of two years for.....

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Supreme Court Stays SAT's Order Holding that SEBI Lacks Power to Bar Auditors(19.11.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed an order of the Securities Appellate Tribunal which had ruled that markets' watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India d.....

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Supreme Court Reiterates that Motor Accident Compensation can be Granted in Excess of Claimed Amount(22.11.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that it is permissible to grant motor accident compensation of any amount in excess to that which has been claimed. The C.....

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NGT Orders Interim Compensation for Environment Damage, Spreading Muck Beyond Allotted Area(09.11.2021)

National Green Tribunal has directed the project proponent to deposit Rs. 2 Crore as interim compensation for causing environment damage and spreading.....

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Bank is Liable to Pay Compensation, if the Original Title Deed had been Lost(20.02.2017)

Instant first appeal has been filed against the impugned order passed by Kerala State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission vide which, Consumer Comp.....

Tags : Compensation, Entitlement, Limitation



EPFO Decides to Give Interest on Inoperative Accounts from April 1(30.03.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to give benefit of accrual of interest on the inoperative accounts, reversing the decision t.....

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SC Raps Govt. for Outsourcing Sterilisation Drives to NGOs(30.03.2016)

SC has deprecated practice of sterilisation drives being outsourced by Governments to NGOs, which conduct such operations in a reckless and unhygienic.....

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EPFO Stays New PF Withdrawal Norms Till April 30(04.04.2016)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has deferred till April 30, implementation of new norms that restrict 100 per cent withdrawal of providen.....

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RBI Extends Availability of Relaxed Terms for Securitisation Transactions by NBFCs to June 30, 2020(02.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has extended the availability of relaxed terms for securitisation transactions or sale of assets by non-bank lenders to banks to.....

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CESTAT Bangalore: No Service Tax Would be Applicable on VSAT Hire Charges and VSAT Usage Fee(06.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has held that Very Small Aperture Terminal equipment Hire Charges and Very Small Aperture.....

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Madras HC Directs to Submit Report on Compensation Paid And Rehabilitation Measures Taken(09.12.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the state to submit a report detailing the quantum of compensation paid to the families of deceased manual scavengers s.....

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Party complaining breach of contract is entitled to reasonable compensation whether or not actual loss is proved to have been caused(21.04.2017)

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ('MTNL') has filed present petition under Section 34 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 challenging an Award da.....

Tags : Damages, Compensation, Validity



When identical lands which are situated nearby are acquired for same purpose, it would not be proper to discriminate between land owners unless there are strong reasons(21.03.2017)

Instant appeals arise out of common judgment passed by High Court of Jammu and Kashmir affirming compensation of Rs. 2,50,000/- per Kanal awarded to A.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity



Madras HC Sets Aside Compensation of Rs 86 Lakhs Awarded in Motor Vehicles Claim(25.03.2020)

Madras High Court has set aside a motor accident award of Rs 86 Lakhs and remanded the matter back to the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (Special Sub.....

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Delhi HC: Environmental Compensation Can't be Imposed Without Giving Notice to Violator(27.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Central Pollution Control Board to reconsider its decision against Public Works Department, Government of National Capi.....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: Govt Sets Up National Land Monetisation Corporation(31.01.2022)

Economic Survey has stated that National Land Monetisation Corporation (NLMC) is being incorporated as a 100% Government of India owned entity with an.....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: India can Withstand Monetary Policy Normalisation(31.01.2022)

Economic Survey has noted that due to accretion of large foreign exchange reserves, vulnerability indicators relating to reserves have shown marked im.....

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SC: Compensation to be Paid from Date of Accident and Not Date of Adjudication of Claim(01.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that interest on compensation under the Workmen's Compensation Act 1923, shall be paid from the date of the accident and no.....

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National Commission has powers to call for records and pass appropriate orders in consumer disputes, where State Commission has exercised the jurisdiction not vested in it or acted illegally(26.05.2017)

Instant appeals have been filed against impugned order, passed by State Commission. Complaints were filed alleging deficiency in service rendered by O.....

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Subjective satisfaction of Detaining Authority and consequent detention order vitiated as it was based on possibility of Petitioner's husband applying for bail again(31.05.2017)

In present writ petition, challenge is to order of detention passed by Joint Secretary to Government of India against husband of Petitioner directing .....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity



Bombay HC Rejects PIL against Satyamev Jayate(22.06.2016)

Bombay HC has rejected a public interest litigation which had taken objection to the use of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ as the title of a show hosted by actor A.....

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EPFO: 8.16% Extra Benefit to Pensioners if They Defer Withdrawal(23.06.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has said that pensioners who defer withdrawal of pension for two years after reaching the age of 58 year.....

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Centre Amends Motor Accident Compensation Scale Under No-Fault Liability(24.05.2018)

Central Government has issued a notification to amend the compensation scales for motor accident claims under Second Schedule of the Motor Vehicles Ac.....

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Supreme Court: Relevant Date for Determination of Compensation Payable is Date of Accident(14.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the relevant date for the determination of compensation payable under the Employee's Compensation Act 1923 is the date.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Private Company to Compensate Woman Terminated From Service(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a private company to pay Rs 1.2 Lakhs to a woman, whose services were allegedly terminated because she had raised sexual.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Compensation for Injured Student(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to Delhi Police and Central Government in a plea seeking compensation for a student who has incurred severe injuri.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking Compensation for Victims of Tiger Attacks in Sunderbans(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition pertaining to the grant of compensation .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Compensation for Victims of Tiger Attacks



Insurance Company cannot repudiate claim in toto in case of loss of vehicle due to theft(13.07.2017)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21(b) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to order passed by Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes .....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity



Courts can always apply reasonable amount of guesswork to balance equities in order to fix a just and fair market value(07.07.2017)

Present appeals are filed by land owners against final judgment and order passed by High Court of Karnataka, whereby High Court allowed appeals in par.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Re-determination, Validity



Madras HC Orders School to Pay Rs.7 Lakh Compensation to LKG Girl(05.07.2016)

Madras HC has directed a private school in Tirunelveli district to pay a compensation of Rs.7 lakh to a minor girl who lost her vision in the right ey.....

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Centre Notifies Act Providing Domicile Reservation for Govt. Jobs in Jammu & Kashmir(01.04.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has promulgated the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020, which comes into force with imme.....

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SC Asks States to Follow Gujarat's Model in Giving Publicity for COVID Death Compensation Scheme(16.12.2021)

Supreme Court has lauded the State of Gujarat's advertisements giving publicity relating to disbursal of the ex-gratia compensation to the family of t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Publicity for COVID Death Compensation Scheme



Kerala High Court Directs Grant of Rs 1.5 Lakh Compensation to Girl Harassed by Police(23.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has delivered its judgment in a plea moved by a minor girl who, along with her father, were harassed by a pink police officer in a p.....

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Kerala High Court Allows Virtual Solemnisation of Marriage Amid Omicron Scare(23.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has allowed a couple to solemnise their marriage through online mode and directed the Marriage Officer to register the same, conside.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply on WBCPCR Plea Seeking Compensation(28.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the reply of the Election Commission of India on the plea filed by the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child R.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Compensation for Orphaned Children



If a person drives vehicle without a licence, he commits an offence that may not lead to finding of negligence as regards accident(15.12.2017)

The present appeal arises from a judgment of the High Court of Karnataka. Appellant who was riding a motorcycle met with an accident with a mini lorry.....

Tags : Contributory negligence, Basis, Compensation



Equalisation Levy of 6 % to Come in Force from Tomorrow(31.05.2016)

Equalisation levy of 6 per cent on services pertaining to cross border digital transactions will come into effect from June 1.

Tags : Equalisation levy , cross border digital transactions



Bombay High Court Directs Railways to Pay Compensation to Deceased(24.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed Central railways to pay Rs.8 Lakhs as compensation to the family of Arjun Gawande who died while alighting from a train.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Compensation to Deceased by Railways



Calcutta HC: 'Persons Interested' Include Those Who Have Stake in Compensation Proceedings(02.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that 'persons interested' in land acquisition proceedings include, not only persons who have an interest in the acquisiti.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Compensation Given to Children from Deceased's First Marriage(08.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the compensation given to two children from the deceased's first marriage reiterating that legal representatives of a pers.....

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Madras HC Directs Implementation of Night Travel Ban in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve(08.02.2022)

Madras High Court has directed that the restriction should come into force from February 10, 2021, in a public interest litigation filed for effective.....

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Gujarat HC Imposes Liability on Insurance Company to Pay Compensation to Family of Deceased(14.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has imposed liability on the insurance company to pay compensation to the family of the deceased, affirming that it is not necessar.....

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Burden of proving that, victim is not a bona fide passenger lies on Railways(19.12.2017)

In facts of present case, according to Appellant, the deceased used to travel in train by purchasing II class ticket and that they came to know from t.....

Tags : Bona fide, Burden of proof, Compensation



State Human Rights Commission is only a recommendatory body and has no power and jurisdiction to direct payment of compensation.(07.11.2017)

The present petition is filed by the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (Petitioner) for challenging the order passed by the Chhattisgarh Human Righ.....

Tags : Human Rights Commission, Compensation, Recommendatory Authority



Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders 90 Lakh Compensation For Rape(12.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed the convict and his mother to pay Rs 90 lakh compensation to the survivor In the abduction and rape case of a minor.....

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Frame Rules to Pay Compensation to Accident Victims by Auctioning Uninsured Vehicles: SC to States(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed each state and union territory to frame appropriate rules to put uninsured motor vehicles in public auction and pay compens.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensation Plan for Kin of COVID-19 Related Deaths/Casualties(24.08.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking inter-alia, directions to the Union and State Governments to formulate appropriate guidelines to provide ad.....

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SC: Flat Buyers Entitled to Compensation for Gross Delay by Builders in Handing Over Possession(25.08.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that failure of the developer to comply with the contractual obligation to provide the flat to a flat purchaser within a co.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Orders 7 Lakhs Compensation for Rape Victim(04.09.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held in a Writ Petition that the Rape victim was entitled to compensation of Rs. 7 lakhs along with interest under Section.....

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US Jury Holds Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Liable for Defamation of Each Other(02.06.2022)

US Court has held that Heard had defamed Depp in a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post, and awarded Depp $10 Million in compensatory damages .....

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Interference in exercise of revisional jurisdiction is to be made only if there is a material defect or jurisdictional error in concurrent findings recorded by consumer fora below(29.01.2018)

Present revision petition has been filed under Section 21(b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the impugned order, passed by the State Comm.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Insurance claim



Delhi HC Reserve Order on Plea Against 1 Crore Compensation to Ex-Armyman’s Kin(07.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved AAP Government’s decision to award Rs. 1 Crore compensation and a job to next of kin of Ex-Serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal,.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, AAP Government, compensation, Ex-Serviceman



Government Demonetises Rs. 500 & Rs. 1000 Currency Notes, ATMs Shut for 2 Days, Banks Closed Today(09.11.2016)

Taking Nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight of Nov. 8.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea to Suo Moto Take Up Issue of Demonetisation of 500 & 1000 Rs. Currency Notes(10.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has turned down plea of two advocates, who had appealed to it to suo moto take up issue of inconvenience citizens are facing after d.....

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Madras HC: 'Demonetisation Good for Country'(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed against Government move to scrap old notes of denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and observed that d.....

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Delhi HC Directs AAP Government to Expedite Process on Satellite Maps of Sainik Farm(14.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked AAP Government to expedite process of getting high resolution satellite maps of posh Sainik Farms Colony from 2007-2016 to .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, AAP Government , satellite maps, Sainik Farms



Interest on Compensation Amount to be Awarded from Date of Accident: SC(03.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that while awarding interest on the compensation to an employee, under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, it is to be awarded .....

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Ministry of Finance Extends Compensation Cess Levy Upto 31 March, 2026(27.06.2022)

Ministry of Finance has extended the time period for the levy of compensation cess up to 31 March, 2026.

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Compensation should be adequate and there must be no injustice with the land owners(16.04.2018)

In facts of present case, The Government of Haryana, vide Notification under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 dated 18th October, 2005 has .....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity



Proof of rashness and negligence on part of driver of vehicle is sine qua non for maintaining a claim petition(12.04.2018)

In instant case, The Appellant filed a claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicle Act,1988 on account of multiple grievous injuries sustain.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Proof, Negligence



SC Agrees to Hear Centre's Plea Seeking Stay on Proceedings Before Various HC Against Demonetisation(17.11.2016)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fresh plea of Centre seeking stay on proceedings before various High Courts and Other Courts, apart from Apex Court.....

Tags : Supreme Court, High Courts, stay, Demonetisation, Rs 500, Rs 1,000



Bombay HC Seeks RBI’s Response Over Inconsistencies in Demonetization Directives to Co-operative Bank(22.11.2016)

Bombay HC, while observing that prima facie there were some inconsistencies in two circulars issued by Reserve Bank to District Co-Operative Banks on .....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Transfer of Cases Relating Demonetization of Rs 500 & Rs 1000 Notes(23.11.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to stay transfer of proceedings against demonetisation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes across various High Courts in the.....

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Delhi HC: Demonetization Must Not Affect Timely Relief to Rape Victims(24.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that demonetization should not come in way of banks releasing timely payments to compensate rape victims.

Tags : Delhi High Court, demonetization, rape victims, compensation



SC: Multiplier for Age Group 15-25 Years in Motor Accident Compensation is 18(04.08.2020)

Supreme Court has reiterated that while computing Motor Accident Compensation, for the age group of 15-25 years, the multiplier has to be '18'.

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ITAT, Delhi: No TDS Required to be Deducted on Enhanced Compensation Under Land Acquisition Act(19.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has held that the interest on enhanced compensation awarded to land owners by the Court under Section 28 of the L.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, enhanced compensation, Section 28 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, Tax Deducted at Source



Claimants are entitled to seek compensation from any of the wrongdoers, when it is found to be a case of composite negligence(21.02.2018)

In the instant case, on 08th December, 2012, the wife of the Appellant No. 1, was travelling in an auto-rickshaw, which was given a violent dash from .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity



Statute refers to an actual practice of "Sati" and not to a visual depiction of an imaginary work of fiction portrayed in the film(22.02.2018)

Present writ petition seeks directions to the Central Board of Film Certification, to take "appropriate steps to stop glorification of the practice of.....

Tags : Sati, Glorification, Scenes, Deletion



Benefit of future prospects should not be confined only to those who have a permanent job and would extend to self-employed individuals(06.03.2018)

In present case, the Appellant was injured in a motor accident. The Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs. 12,81,228 for the injuries suffered by him. T.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement



“Light Motor Vehicle" would include a transport vehicle as per the weight(06.03.2018)

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal allowed a claim for compensation filed by the third Respondent. The claim arose from the death of the husband of th.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability



SC: Proximity To Developed Area Relevant to Determine Market Value for Compensation(02.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that the market value of a land must be determined keeping in view the various factors including proximity to the developed.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Compensation Commissioner Last Authority on Claims(02.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that under the scheme of the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923, the Compensation Commissioner is the last authority to deci.....

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SC: Award Passed by Lok Adalat Cannot be Basis for Redetermination of Compensation(04.02.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the Award passed by a Lok Adalat under Section 20 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 cannot be the basis for rede.....

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Rajasthan HC Disposes PIL Seeking Compensation to Next Kin of Deceased Died Due to Black Fungus(07.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Black Fungus infections and the spread had not been stated to be of such a magnitude that it has been considere.....

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P&H HC: Employee Cannot Seek Protection Against Dispensation of Services(07.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an employee cannot seek protection against the dispensation of services if he has attained the employment .....

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Once deceased with valid train ticket is found on railway track, which is not near place of residence or work, onus of proof shifts upon railway to show that, deceased was not a bonafide passenger(05.04.2018)

In facts of the case, the deceased, Appellants' son, while travelling by train accidently fell down from the running train near the housing board colo.....

Tags : Bonafide passenger, Compensation, Grant



Bombay HC Asks Government to Increase Compensation for Victims of Rail Accident(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said that Government must enhance the compensation paid to victims of rail accidents to ensure that the amount marches with time.

Tags : Bombay HC, compensation, rail accidents



Hyderabad HC Orders Recovery of Pay, Allowances from Andhra Pradesh Ex-Minister(18.10.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Secretary to Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Assembly to take steps to recover pay and allowances paid to Former Mi.....

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Madras HC Restrains TANGEDCO from Charging Compensation Towards Low PF(17.08.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation & Distribution Corporation Limited to levy only minimum charges, during the lockdown period. .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Compensation Towards Low PF



Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

Tags : West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Election Commission, Covid-19, Compensation



Madras HC: Amount Paid through Insurance in Mediclaim Deductible from Compensation in Motor Accident(25.05.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the compensation for medical expenses is a matter of reimbursement and hence, once the insurance company has chosen to.....

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Karnataka HC: Award of Compensation under National Highways Act Not Attract Stamp Duty(30.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an award of compensation passed by an Arbitrator under National Highways Act, 1956 does not attract stamp duty. Pay.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, National Highway Act, Compensation, Stamp Duty



A claimant for compensation ought not to be burdened with following a trail of successive transfers, which are not registered with registering authority(06.02.2018)

In instant case, an accident took place. By its award, the Tribunal granted compensation. The Tribunal noted that, the registration certificate of the.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Liability



Multiplier should depend on the age of the deceased and not on the age of the dependants(09.02.2018)

In a motor accident which occurred on 22nd September, 2009, Ajit Singh, who was at the relevant time 23 years of age died. His parents, who were in th.....

Tags : Compensation, Determination, Multiplier



Consumption of liquor beyond a safe limit disqualifies the insured from getting benefits of insurance policy(04.09.2018)

The complainant/Respondent owned a vehicle which he had got insured with the Petitioner Company. The vehicle having met with an accident, on 4th Decem.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Legality



Bombay HC: Parent Age Should Be Considered While Deciding Insurance Compensation(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when an unmarried person dies in a road accident, the average age of his or her surviving old parents should be consi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Parent Age, Insurance Compensation



SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017(04.10.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017, as well as the Goods and Services T.....

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Satellite Mapping will Help Identify Illegal Structures: Bombay High Court to State(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked state government and the BMC to implement the policy on satellite mapping and aerial photography to identify and act again.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes FIR Against Mumbai Woman Who Deposited Fake Notes(09.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR and trial against a 25-year-old woman who was charged with depositing five counterfeit currency notes in her bank.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Fake Notes, Demonetisation



JH HC: Person Not Being Railway Servant Travelling In Goods Train Not Entitled To Compensation(26.07.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has held that if a person, not being a railway employee, is traveling in a goods train and falls down from such a train, then he .....

Tags : Jharkhand High Court, Compensation, Railway Employee



NGT to LMC: Deposit ?100 Crores Towards Interim Compensation for Death of People at Dump Site(27.07.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi has directed the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC) to deposit a sum of Rs. 100 crores with the District Ma.....

Tags : NGT, Interim Compensation, Municipal Corporation



If any judgment or order is obtained by fraud, it cannot be said to be a judgment or order in law(10.10.2018)

Present appeal is against the order passed by the Tribunal. Aggrieved of said order passed in the review petition as also the basic award, the Appell.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Review



Claimant cannot maintain a claim on basis of his own fault or negligence(31.08.2018)

National Insurance Co. Ltd. has filed present appeal challenging the judgment whereby the High Court has directed the Appellant-insurer to pay the com.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity



Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 Receives President Assent(01.03.2017)

Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 that provides for cessation of liabilities on specified bank notes has received assent fr.....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - CIC Pulls Up RBI for Non-Disclosure of Demonetisation Records(19.02.2019)

Central Information Commission has pulled up Reserve Bank of India for "perfunctory handling" of an RTI application seeking records of its board meeti.....

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Allahabad HC: Claimant Entitled to Compensation for Loss of Earnings(09.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has held that a claimant widow, who is deprived of full pension of her husband because he died in a motor accident, is entitled t.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Compensation for Loss of Earnings



SC Stays Order of NCDRC Lowering Compensation to Bereaved Family(17.12.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed an order of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), lowering the compensation granted to a bereaved fami.....

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ITAT: No Income Tax on Compensation Received for Compulsory Acquisition of Land by Government(29.08.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Patna Bench has held that no Income tax to be levied on compensation received for compulsory acquisition of land.....

Tags : ITAT, Compensation, Acquisition



SC to Maharashtra Government: Provide Details of Compensation Paid to Victims of 1992 Bombay Riots(31.08.2022)

Supreme Court in a plea seeking implementation of Justice Sri Krishna Commission report in relation to 1992 Bombay riots, has directed Maharashtra gov.....

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Emotional dependence cannot be measured to be in part; either it is there or is not there(03.10.2018)

In present matter, the daughter of the Appellants (hereafter the victim) died on August 2, 1999 in a rail accident. The accident claimed the lives of .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity



Railway administration is not liable to pay compensation, if passenger dies or suffers injury due to- suicide or attempted to suicide by him or self-inflicted injury(21.11.2018)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Exemption



Powers of Policy Relaxation Committee, while making its recommendations are wide and are purely discretionary(26.09.2018)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition challenging impugning orders. By the impugned order dated 23rd February, 2016, the Policy Relaxation Com.....

Tags : Extension, Duty Free Import, Authorisation



Madras HC Orders Rs. 3 Lakh Interim Compensation to Fire Victims of Sivakasi(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered an interim compensation of Rs 3 Lakh each to families of nine people who died due to a fire accident at a cracker shop i.....

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EPFO Sets Guidelines to Settle Death Claims within Seven Days(02.11.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has said that it has issued guidelines to its Field Offices to settle death claims within seven days and.....

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SC: Compensation for 'Loss of Consortium' Can be Awarded to Children and Parents Also(08.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that, in a Motor Accident Compensation Claims, compensation for loss of consortium can be awarded to children and parents a.....

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Delhi HC Stays Payment of Compensation to Family of Youth Who Rammed Bike into Barricades(10.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has put on hold payment of Rs 75 Lakhs compensation to the family of a youth who rammed his bike into chained barricades and is curre.....

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SC Stays Imposition of NGT's Environmental Compensation on Thermal Plants(11.09.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the recovery of 'Environmental Compensation' imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for non-achievement of 100 % Fly A.....

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SC: Compensation for Loss of Future Prospects Can be Awarded in Cases of Permanent Disablement(18.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that compensation for loss of future prospects can be awarded in cases of permanent disablement incurred as a result of a m.....

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Kar. HC: Blood Relatives Can Share Employer-Employee Relationship Under Workmen's Compensation Act(30.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that under the Workmen's Compensation Act, there are no provisions prohibiting blood relatives to be employer and employ.....

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Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(28.11.2016)

By way of present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate writ,.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity



A procedural lapse could not be made basis to reject claim petition(16.11.2018)

Present appeal is filed by the claimants against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the High Court dismissed the appeal filed by the .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Grant



Onus to prove seed’s good quality is on Manufacturer of seeds as Complainants are not expected to store some of seeds for future testing(28.09.2018)

Complainants, who are farmers, purchased onion seeds from the Opposite Parties ("Horticultural Foundation"), and sown the same in their fields; that e.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Validity



Supreme Court Defers Demonetisation Pleas Hearing to December 09(05.12.2016)

Supreme Court has deferred hearing on pleas against Central Government’s demonetisation decision to December 9.

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government



Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Challenging Caps on Withdrawal Limit(07.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions filed by a number of Co-operative Societies wherein they had challenged clause in Demonetisati.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition against Demonetisation(09.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing the petition against demonetization has upheld certain restrictions that accompanied the decision saying they ar.....

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SC to Centre: Was Demonetisation Policy Confidential(09.12.2016)

Supreme Court while hearing a plea on demonetisation has asked Centre that whether its demonetisation decision was taken in absolute secrecy.

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Delhi HC Questions AAP Govt and NDMC Over Completion of Pedestrianisation of Chandni Chowk(12.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Aam Aadmi Party government and North Delhi Municipal Corporation to explain how they intended to stick to the deadline .....

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SC to Greivance Redressal Committee: Decide Complaints About Non-Payment of Compensation in 4 Weeks(19.07.2022)

Supreme Court has directed all State Governments to see to it that the ex-gratia compensation payable to the kins/family members of the persons who ha.....

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Delhi HC: Employee Can’t Seek Regularisation of Service if Continued on Ad Hoc Basis for Decades(19.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an employee will not be entitled to seek permanency or regularization of service even if he has continued on ad hoc bas.....

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Deposit of compensation amount in government treasury is not equivalent to compensation paid to landowners/persons interested(20.12.2016)

Instant Petition by Petitioners claiming to be legal heirs of owner of land situated at Talavali village, Taluka and District Thane within municipal l.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Proceedings, Lapse



Loss of earning capacity must be determined at 100 percent for entitlement to compensation(17.12.2018)

Present appeal has been filed challenging the award of the Commissioner. The contention of the Appellant is that, the loss of employment suffered by h.....

Tags : Disability, Compensation, Grant



Mere relationship or being an acquaintance cannot be sole ground to discard the testimony of an otherwise reliable witness(18.01.2019)

Rajinder Kumar Sharma, owner of the vehicle in question has filed the instant appeal assailing the award passed by the Tribunal. A claim petition was .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity



Gujarat HC Asks State to Determine Payment of Compensation Under PMFBY Scheme(12.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has requested the State authorities, to carry out an exercise to determine as to whether the farmers covered under the Pradhan Mant.....

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SC Rejects Plea to Enact Law to Provide Uniform Compensation to Victims of Violence(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer's plea seeking direction to Parliament to enact a law providing a uniform scheme of compensation for persons who .....

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Kerala HC Lays Down Condition to Claim Compensation in Plea Alleging Negligence of Driver(16.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the petitioners must prove not only the negligence on the part of the driver but also prove that the person who sustai.....

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SC Stays Bombay HC Direction to Bajaj Allianz to Compensate Farmers Who Suffered Losses in Rains(21.06.2022)

Supreme Court has stayed a Bombay High Court order directing Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to compensate, under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.....

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Calcutta to State: Disburse Funds for Victim Compensation in 6 Weeks(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing the State government to ensure disbursal of adequate funds within 6 weeks has reprimanded State Legal Services Aut.....

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Tripura HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation to Family of 27 Year Old Victim of Custodial Death(24.06.2022)

Tripura High Court has directed the state to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family members of Jamal Hossain, who allegedly died due to custod.....

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Owner of a vehicle who transfers it to another person is liable to pay compensation in case of an accident unless sale is reflected in Regional Transport Authority (RTA) records(14.12.2018)

Present appeal challenges the judgment passed by the High Court. The Appellant, original owner of a Santro Car sold said vehicle to Saveta Sharma, fir.....

Tags : Compensation, Accident, Liability



In cases of medical negligence, where a special skill or competence is attributed to a doctor, a doctor need not possess highest expert skill, at risk of being found negligent(25.02.2019)

The sad demise of the wife of the Appellant has resulted in the legal proceedings being initiated by the Appellant on a belief that, the cause of her .....

Tags : Medical negligence, Compensation, Entitlement



It is the age of deceased which has to be taken into account and not age of dependents while determining compensation(09.04.2019)

The only legal issue canvassed in present matters, which were in the nature of cross appeals, is that, in the case of a motor accident where there is .....

Tags : Compensation, Age, Deceased



Delhi HC Rejects Petition to Regularize Unauthorized Colonies(04.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that Jhuggi Jhopri (JJ) clusters are normally “born out of need” and unauthorized colonies are “born out of greed” while rej.....

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Power Privatisation in Chandigarh(13.01.2021)

Supreme Court has put on hold the stay given by the Punjab and Haryana high court for privatisation of the Chandigarh electricity department, thus cle.....

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Power Privatisation in Chandigarh(13.01.2021)

Supreme Court has put on hold the stay given by the Punjab and Haryana high court for privatisation of the Chandigarh electricity department, thus cle.....

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Delhi Court Stays Proceedings Against AAP Leader Satyendar Jain(20.09.2022)

Delhi Court has stayed trial court proceedings against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain, who is presently in judicial custody in money laun.....

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SC Sets Aside NCDRC Order Awarding Compensation to Woman Who Gave Birth Despite Tubectomy Surgery(22.09.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside an order passed by National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) that directed a hospital to pay compensation to.....

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SC Refuses to Modify Order Granting Compensation to Families Displaced by Sardar Sarovar Project(23.09.2022)

Supreme Court has dismissed an application seeking clarification/modification of order passed by the Supreme Court, wherein it had directed concerned .....

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FIR is not a substantive piece of evidence; it can be used only for purposes of corroboration or contradiction of maker only(08.05.2017)

Aggrieved by nil award passed by learned Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, present appeal is preferred by appellant-claimants. Appellant claimed.....

Tags : Nil Award, Compensation, Entitlement



Onus of proving medical negligence and resultant deficiency in service is on complainant(08.05.2019)

Present complaint has been filed before this Commission under Section 17 of the Consumer Protection Act 1986 by Smt. Sunita Kumar and another, residen.....

Tags : Compensation, Negligence, Proof



Mere presence of a body on railway premises will not be conclusive to hold that, injured or deceased was a bona fide passenger for compensation claim(09.04.2019)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Cause of death, Proof, Compensation, Entitlement



EPFO Introduces Common Form For Withdrawals(22.02.2017)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has introduced a new window for its subscribers to submit their claim forms directly to body without at.....

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Supreme Court: Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal Has to be Constructed(23.02.2017)

Supreme Court has made it clear that state of Punjab would have to comply with its order on construction of Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal, saying ong.....

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MOTOR VEHICLES - No Limits on Compensation for Accident Death: Madras HC(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that utilizing multiple options to get compensation for death of a person in a motor accident, by their family, pa.....

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Madras HC Directs Narcotics Control Bureau to Pay Compensation to Petitioner-Accused(17.02.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Narcotics Control Bureau to pay a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the Petitioner-accused noting that the petitioner's.....

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NCDRC Directs Reader's Digest to Pay ? 1.5 Lakh to Subscriber for Late Delivery of Magazine(25.11.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed publishers of the iconic magazine Reader's Digest to pay a compensation of Rs 1,0.....

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SC Directs Payment of Rs 5 Lakh Each to 9 Fishermen Out of Compensation Given to Boat Owner(28.11.2022)

Supreme Court of India has directed payment of Rs 5 Lakhs each out of the amount of Rs 2 crores, which was to be paid to the Captain and Owner of the .....

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Judgment on all issues is to be pronounced mandatorily(04.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original Claimants challenging the dismissal of their claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicles Act,.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Entitlement



Security is to be furnished by insured owner prior to release of compensation amount by insurer(20.05.2019)

Present appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the Additional District & Sessions Judge cum Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, (the T.....

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EPFO Eases Withdrawal Rules, Self-declaration to Replace Need for Certificates(28.04.2017)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to allow individuals to withdraw money for treatment of illnesses, purchase of equipment for .....

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Bombay High Court Relief for Two for Withdrawing Rs 1.2L via Cheques During Demonetisation(13.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has struck down the FIR against two Nashik firm executives booked for withdrawing Rs 1.2 lakh from a bank through cheques two days a.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Tax on Compensation for Acquisition of Agricultural Land by State Govt(15.04.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that no tax shall be payable on compensation for acquisition of agricultural land by the state go.....

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Kerala HC: Motor Accident Compensation Can't Be Reduced Saying Pillion Rider Didn't Wear Helmet(19.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has stated that merely because the pillion rider was not wearing helmet in violation of Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988,.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Compensate People Affected by Illegal Bulldozer Action(05.01.2023)

Gauhati High Court in suo moto proceedings has directed Assam government to take appropriate decision for compensating the persons affected by the ill.....

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Bombay HC: Alcohol in Medical Report Proof of Inebriation(05.01.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that alcohol in medical report proof of inebriation, has held that an accident while boarding a train in such a stat.....

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Expert opinion is not mandatory while adjudicating a complaint of medical negligence(02.05.2019)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21 (b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to the order passed by the State Commission. By th.....

Tags : Medical negligence, Compensation, Entitlement



Andhra HC Acquits Dalit Man Held For Rape, Murder(03.04.2017)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has acquitted Satyam Babu of all charges after he was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Ayesha Meera rape and murder cas.....

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SC: SEBI Circulars Cannot be Challenged in SAT(04.04.2017)

SC has ruled that any action taken by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in its administrative & legislative capacity cannot be appeale.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea for ?1 Crore Compensation from ECI(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a member of Naam Tamilar Katchi seeking compensation of Rs. 1 crore from Election Commission .....

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Madras HC: Charge of False Accusation Cannot be Made Against Investigating Officer(01.03.2021)

Madras High Court has held that an officer who conducted investigation or filed a final report pursuant to filing of a criminal complaint cannot be pr.....

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SC: Deceased's IT Returns Can be Considered for Computing Annual Income in Motor Accident Cases(07.12.2022)

Supreme Court has held that deceased's Income Tax (IT) Return can be considered for computation of his annual income in Motor Accident Compensation Cl.....

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Mangaluru Court Directs Police to Pay ?5 Lakh for Falsely Implicating Man in POCSO Case(08.12.2022)

Mangaluru Special Court has directed two-woman police sub-inspectors of the Mangaluru Women police station to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to an accused.....

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Compensation for youth tortured in police custody(21.09.2015)

In a case where the police illegally detained and tortured a young man who had applied for a position as a constable in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.....

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Preventive detention order can be passed if activities of the detenue are dangerous to the maintenance of public order(21.08.2017)

By way of present writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropri.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Legality



Discharge voucher cannot be obtained by any kind of pressure or compulsion upon the insured(16.08.2017)

In present case, the complainant company obtained a Standard Fire and Special Perils Policy for the period from 3rd November, 2012 to 2nd November, 20.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant



Mere availability of injured/dead-body in a railway yard does not per-se prove that, dead-body is of a passenger travelling in a train(17.08.2017)

The present claim application has been filed by parents of the deceased under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1989 seeking compensation.....

Tags : Untoward accident, Compensation, Entitlement



Rejection of report of its own Surveyor by Insurance Company in absence of any valid reason or proof cannot be sustained(07.08.2019)

In present matter, aggrieved by the order passed by the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New India Assurance Company Ltd. preferred the p.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Legality



For determining future prospects, age of victim as on date of accident is to be taken as starting point for calculation(24.12.2019)

Present appeal has been filed under Section 173 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 against a judgment of Tribunal in MACT case, passed in an application .....

Tags : Compensation, Quantum, Legality



Karnataka HC Orders Rs. 5 Lakhs Compensation to Man Wrongly Arrested(01.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court while directing State to pay compensation of Rs.5 lakhs to applicant for wrongful arrest based on alleged confusion in identity h.....

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Madras HC: Hospital's Delay to Shift Patient to Another Hospital for Proper Treatment is Negligence(02.08.2022)

Madras High Court while ordering lump sum compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to young mother has held that here was negligence on the part of respondent hosp.....

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SC: Right to Cross Examination Can’t be Denied to Accused for Failure To Deposit Interim Compensation(03.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that right to cross-examine the witnesses examined on behalf of the complainant cannot be denied to an accused for his failure .....

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Bombay HC: Court Not Obliged to Direct Payment of Interim Compensation in Cheque Bounce Cases(04.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that courts don't have a duty to grant interim compensation to the complainant in a cheque bounce case. The Court also held.....

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Meghalaya HC to Centre: Inform Kins of Foreigners Who Died in Custody for Compensation Purposes(04.08.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has directed the Union Ministry of External Affairs to inform the heirs or next of kin of the foreign nationals who died in custo.....

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Allahabad HC: Compensation Under SC/ST Act Should be Paid on Conviction & Not on Filing of FIR(04.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that compensation to the Victims under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 should be disbursed only upon the .....

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Accused is not eligible for grant of anticipatory bail, when accused fails to join investigation on false pretexts or sham/farce excuses despite being given opportunities(11.12.2019)

The Petitioner has filed the present application under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for the grant of anticipatory bail. .....

Tags : Anticipatory bail, Grant, Gravity, Accusations



Interest can start only from date, when possession is taken(21.01.2020)

Present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-claimant aggrieved by the judgment passed by the High Court enhancing the compensation to Rs. 3,00,.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement



Railway cannot deny liability to pay amount of compensation, even if passenger died or injured due to his own negligence(17.01.2020)

In present case, the Tribunal came to the conclusion that, deceased fell down due to his own negligence and, therefore, claimant is not entitled for c.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Liability



Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill that aims at providing payment of compensation to employees and their dependants in case of injury by industria.....

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Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 that aims to compensate States for loss of revenue due to implementation of GST has receive.....

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Delhi HC: Projects in Vicinity of Airports in City Needs Global Aviation Body Clearance(14.04.2017)

Delhi HC has directed MoCA and AAI to refer to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) case of three builders seeking an aeronautical survey .....

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Madras HC: Compensation for Refraining from Carrying Out Competitive Business is Capital Receipt(08.04.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed the appeal of the revenue and has held that the Compensation received for refraining from carrying on competitive busi.....

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SC Dismisses Challenge Against Delhi HC Decision on Widow's Right to Compensation(12.04.2021)

Supreme Court has affirmed a Delhi High Court decision that a widow's right to claim compensation under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 for the death of .....

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SC: Compensation for Land Acquisition Can’t be Different Based on Nature of Ownership(22.02.2023)

Supreme Court while striking down classification made by Greater NOIDA Authority between Pushtaini and Gair-Pushtaini Landholders for granting compens.....

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Interest claimed is taken into consideration for purpose of deciding pecuniary jurisdiction of Commission(29.08.2016)

Flat Buyers Agreement executed and booking made by Complainants. Possession of flat was not offered to complainant within 27 months from execution of .....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation, Pecuniary Jurisdiction



Compensation for loss of future earning has to be proper and just and not elusive(10.06.2020)

The Appellant was travelling in a bus of the Respondent Corporation and met with an accident due to rash and negligent driving of the bus driver who h.....

Tags : Inadequacy, Compensation, Enhancement



CERC: Compensation to power plants for coal imports in times of domestic coal shortage allowed(17.05.2019)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed compensation to GMR Group for running its power plant on imported coal in the event of co.....

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Delhi HC Disposes of Plea Seeking Direction to Govt for Scheme to Compensate Covid Affected Families(10.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has disposed of the plea by directing the Government to treat the plea seeking direction to Union of India and Delhi Government to co.....

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SC: Addition of 40% Income to be Given Towards Future Prospects in Motor Accident Compensation(12.05.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that addition of 40% income must be given towards future prospects while computing motor accident compensation if the dec.....

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Karnataka HC Directs on Payment of Compensation to Those Who Died at Chamarajanagar Hospital(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to decide on payment of compensation to families of those who died owing to a lack of oxygen su.....

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Delhi HC Awards Rs. 6 Lakh Interim Compensation to Minor Sexual Assault Victim(17.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has awarded Rs. 6 Lakhs as interim compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault, directing the Delhi State Legal Services Authori.....

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Gau HC: Insurance Co. Not liable to Pay Compensation for Death of Gratuitous Passenger(20.03.2023)

Gauahti High Court has held that Insurance Company is not liable to pay compensation for the death of gratuitous passengers travelling in goods vehicl.....

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Compensation towards loss of love and affection not to be awarded as a separate head(30.06.2020)

In facts of present case, the deceased was residing in Doha, Qatar since 1984. The deceased was visited India in November, 1998, he was riding a scoot.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Determination



Doctor is not liable for negligence, if he performs his duty with reasonableness and with due care(29.06.2020)

The Complainant Satbir Singh ('the patient') while attending marriage of his friend due to fire cracker explosion suffered burn/crush injury to his ri.....

Tags : Injury, Compensation, Entitlement



Uniform use of the pre-printed and fixed ‘informed consent cum undertaking’ form on the part of the hospital is unfair trade practice(06.07.2020)

The Complainant aged about 65 years in second week of January, 2010 suffered pain in abdomen and difficulty in passing urine. Being aggrieved by the .....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Compensation



Financier remains owner of goods which are subject of Hire Purchase Agreement until hirer pays all instalments(01.10.2020)

Present appeal is against an order passed by the National Commission, dismissing Revision Petition, filed by the Appellant [the Financier], under Sect.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Legality



SC Levies 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 & Rs 1300 on Commercial Vehicles entering Delhi(13.10.2015)

Supreme Court has levied 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 and Rs 1300 on commercial vehicles entering Delhi from November 1 for 4 months. T.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Compensation and Rehabilitation of Victims of West Bengal Riots(25.05.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking compensation and rehabilitation of the victims of the alleged state spon.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensatory Chance for Registration in JEE Mains Exam(27.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea seeking a compensatory extra chance for appearing and registering in the JEE Mains Examination being conducted i.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Response on Disbursement of Compensation to Sanitation Workers’ Families(01.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought response of Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) on the issue of disbursement of compensation to the families of sanitatio.....

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Del. HC to DSLSA: Provide Status Report on Payment of Compensation to Victims of Sexual Offences(10.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has sought a status report from Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) on the payment of compensation to victims of sexual offe.....

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P&H HC: RFCTLARR Act Applicable if Compensation Deposited Before Dec 31 2014 Not Paid to Majority(17.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that provisions of RFCTLARR Act, 2013 would apply to cases of land acquisition under National Highways Act .....

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Where the negligence of the State authorities is clear from the record, appropriate compensation to the family of the victims is to be awarded(24.08.2020)

Present writ petition is filed by the Petitioners who are the legal heirs of Late Sh. Manish (aged 23 years) who lost his life on 31st August, 2014 as.....

Tags : Negligence, State authorities, Compensation



If there is inordinate delay in handing over the possession, the complainant cannot be compelled to take the possession(30.09.2020)

Present consumer complaint has been filed by the complainant against the opposite party Supertech Ltd. claiming deficiency in service against the oppo.....

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Bombay High Court Issues Contempt Notice against Kolhapur Bar Association and Others(17.09.2015)

Bombay HC has issued criminal contempt notice against office-bearers of Bar Association of Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Satara districts for ta.....

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Himachal High Court Seeks Rescue Report on Tunnel Collapse(21.09.2015)

HP High Court has ordered Border Roads Organisation and Central Govt. to file a status report in ongoing operation to rescue three labourers trapped i.....

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Gujarat HC Notices RBI As Accused Wants Seized Money Back In New Currency Notes(19.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to Reserve Bank of India on a petition filed by an accused in a kidnapping case who wants Rs. 2.5 lakh, seized .....

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Delhi HC Constitutes Committee for Supervising Implementation of Employee Compensation Scheme(28.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has constituted a 6 member committee for supervising the implementation of the Special Scheme For Employee's Compensation Claims form.....

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NGT: No Need to Impose Environmental Compensation on KPCL at Yelahanka(30.06.2021)

National Green Tribunal has said that no violations have been committed by the Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL) at the gas-based power plant at.....

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SC: Only Principal Civil Court Can Decide Dispute of Apportionment of Compensation(10.07.2023)

Supreme Court has held that any dispute regarding apportionment of compensation under National Highways Authority Act, 1956 would have to be decided b.....

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In a Motor Accident Compensation Claims, compensation for 'loss of consortium' can be awarded to children and parents also(07.09.2020)

Present appeals have been filed by three Insurance Companies, i.e., New India Assurance Company Limited, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Lt.....

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Standard of proof in Motor Accident Claim Cases is one of preponderance of probabilities rather than beyond reasonable doubt(08.12.2020)

Present appeals are directed against the judgment passed by the High Court whereby the first appeal preferred by the New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (Res.....

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Potentiality of acquired land has to be taken into consideration to determine market value(23.03.2021)

The present appeals arise out of an order passed by the High Court whereby a compensation of Rs. 297 per square yard was awarded for the land acquired.....

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RBI Withdraws Banks' 25% Compensation(28.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has withdrawn 25 per cent compensation to banks for detecting fake notes.

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SAT Levies Rs 50,000 Penalty on SEBI for Lapses in Probe(01.07.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has levied a penalty on the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in a rare instance of the capital market.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses DoT Plea Against TDSAT Order on RCom's Past Liabilities(03.07.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) plea against an order of the Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TD.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Compensation for Loss of Life Due to Lack of Treatment(17.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea seeking compensation for the loss of life of Petitioner's father who had contracted COVID-19 and died allege.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Orders Compensation for Convict Awarded Sentence Lesser than his Period of Detention(21.06.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the State Law Ministry and the Director General of Police to compensate a criminal offender who was awarded lesser.....

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Delhi HC Denies Bail to Satyendar Jain in PMLA Case(06.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has denied bail to am Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain and observed that he is an influential person and has the potential of tamper.....

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Deceased student entitled to compensation against future prospects even if unemployed(12.08.2015)

The Court rejected the arguments of the Appellant that the deceased did not have future prospects as the income worked out by the MACT was notional. I.....

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Bona fide of injured person as a railway passenger has to be proved for claiming compensation(09.06.2017)

Claim application was filed by Applicant/injured seeking compensation of Rupees Four Lac for injuries sustained by him in an alleged train untoward in.....

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Concurrent findings of lower Fora can only be challenged on ground of miscarriage of justice or if order was against existing law or perverse(17.06.2019)

In facts of present case, the Petitioner/Complainant stated in his Complaint that, he handed over a carton 50 pcs of Gun metal bushes to Opposite Part.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement



It is mandatory to provide an opportunity to applicant for rectifying defects of application in terms of Section 9(5)(ii)(a) of IBC(19.04.2021)

Present appeal emanates from the Order passed by the Adjudicating Authority in Company Petition, whereby the Application filed by Appellant under Sect.....

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Delhi High Court Orders Govt. to Speed Up Disposal of Workmen Compensation Cases(28.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered Delhi Government to take steps to ensure that more than 1,100 compensation cases for deaths and injuries pending under Wo.....

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SAT Declines to Stay Hotel Leela’s Postal Ballot to Seek Nod for Brookfield Deal(16.08.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has declined to stay the postal ballot of Hotel Leela seeking fresh shareholder approval for its sale of assets to.....

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CCI Levies Rs 17 Cr Fine on JTEKT Corp for Cartelisation(16.08.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has levied more than Rs 17 crore fine on Japan's JTEKT Corp and its Indian subsidiary for cartelisation with NSK.....

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Madras High Court Directs Payment of Compensation to Accident Victims Only Through Annuity Scheme(16.08.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the implementation of the Motor Accident Claims Annuity Deposit Scheme from October 1 while clarifying that the victi.....

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SC Directs NOIDA to Pay Compensation to Land Owner Who Was Dispossessed Illegally(09.08.2021)

Supreme Court has directed New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) to pay compensation to aggrieved land-owners who were dispossessed of th.....

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Ker. HC: Multiplier Method for Compensation Applicable to Cases of Serious Injuries(01.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that the multiplier method as laid down in Sarla Verma v. Delhi Transport Corporation (MANU/SC/0606/2009) by the Apex Court.....

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Ker. HC: State Must Formulate Victim Compensation Scheme for Victims of Sexual Offences under POCSO(03.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that State must formulate a victim compensation scheme specifically for POCSO victims or to make necessary amendments i.....

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State is liable to compensate for loss or injury suffered by a citizen due to arbitrary action of its employees(11.06.2021)

Present writ petition has been filed praying for the issuance of writ, order or direction in the nature of mandamus directing the Respondents to give .....

Tags : Detention, Compensation, Entitlement



In absence of salary certificate, the minimum wage notification can be a yardstick but cannot be an absolute to fix the income of deceased(01.10.2021)

In instant case, unfortunate parents who lost their son aged about 32 years in the motor vehicle road accident are before present Court claiming enhan.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity



RBI Issues Guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme(23.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme. RBI has issued directions for banks on implementation of the gold .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019(06.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 that seeks to abolish Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution of India.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019(07.08.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019. The Bill scraps the special status given to the State of Jammu and Kashmir under.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Farmers’ Plea for Higher Compensation for Land(12.08.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by farmers for ‘fair compensation’ for land acquired from them. It said the villagers came to court 21 years later .....

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Del. HC: Satyajit Ray is First Owner of Copyright in Film ‘Nayak’(24.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that late director Satyajit Ray is the first owner of copyright in 1966 Bengali film 'Nayak' and the right to novelis.....

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How long can builders keep paying compensation(11.05.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission passed yet another order against a property developer for its prolonged failure to deliver possess.....

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Whenever money has been received by a party and when its refund is ordered, right to get interest follows, as a matter of course(25.04.2018)

In facts of present case, the complainant purchased plot in Central Greens, Sector 105 and the total sale price of the plot, in question, was fixed at.....

Tags : Plot, Possession, Deficiency, Compensation



When the policy of insurance was in force on the day the vehicle met with the accident, the Insurance Company is bound to pay the amount of compensation(06.12.2021)

Present is Insurance Company's appeal, taking exception to the judgment and award, passed by Chairman, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, in Motor Accide.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity



Supreme Court Slashes Compensation for Five Men Framed in Murder Case by 95%(01.03.2018)

Supreme Court has reduced the compensation for five innocent men, who were framed in a murder case and jailed for 93 days, from Rs 2 lakh each to Rs 1.....

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Supreme Court: Earning Heirs Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that employed sons and married daughters can apply for compensation for the death of their parent, and would qualify as ‘legal .....

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AAR: Compensation Paid for Setting Up of SEZ to be Considered as ‘Supply of Services’(21.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Goa has held that the compensation paid for setting up of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) unit will be considered as a ‘supp.....

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Karnataka HC: Trial Courts Can Only Recommend Compensation Under POCSO Rules(24.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Trial Court or Special Court has to recommend the District Legal Services Authority to decide and award the com.....

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Madras HC Upholds Decision of Sessions Court to Award Compensation to Victim of Custodial Torture(24.01.2020)

Madras High Court has upheld the judgment of the Sessions Judge awarding compensation of Rs. 1 Lakh to the victim who suffered torture, bodily injury .....

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All. HC: Telephonic Conversation Between Accused Persons Admissible Even if Obtained Illegally(01.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that evidence can’t be refused to be admitted on the ground that it had been obtained illegally, and therefore telephoni.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Evidence, Admissibility, Telephonic Conversation



Include acid attack victims on disability list(07.12.2015)

The Supreme Court awarded Rs. 13 lakhs to two victims of acid attacks and ordered the State of Bihar to take full responsibility for their treatment a.....

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A motor accident claim petition does not abate even after the death of the injured claimant(16.08.2021)

The original claimant was severely injured in a motor accident on 2nd May, 1999. He filed a claim for compensation under Section 166(1)(a) of the Moto.....

Tags : Enhancement, Compensation, Legality



Power of attorney holder of a financial creditor who has been given authorisation can file an application under Section 7 of IBC on behalf of it(30.09.2021)

Respondent No. 2 filed an application under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) which was admitted by the National Company Law.....

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Supreme Courts Orders Stay on Disbursement of Compensation in 2012 Sea-Firing Incident(19.08.2021)

Supreme Court has ordered a stay on the disbursement of the compensation of 2 crores to the owner of the boat named "St Antony" which was attacked by .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Consider Offering Compensation to Parents of Boy Died of Electrocution(20.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to immediately consider offering compensation to the parents of 15 years old boy who died of el.....

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JKL HC: Interest Can’t be Given on Compensation for Future Prospects(18.07.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that 'future prospects' are linked to potential income to be received in the future, and interest can.....

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SC: Interim Compensation in Cheque Dishonour Case can be Given Only After Accused Pleads Not Guilty(18.07.2023)

Supreme Court has held that interim compensation in cheque dishonour case can be granted only after the accused has pleaded not guilty as per section .....

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Cal HC: State Can’t Contend Person Forfeited Right to Compensation Due to Delay in Approaching Court(21.07.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that it would be preposterous if the State is permitted to contend that since the land looser was sleeping over his right.....

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SC Extends Bail Granted to Satyendar Jain in PMLA Case by 5 Weeks(24.07.2023)

Supreme Court has extended the interim bail granted on medical grounds to Satyendar Jain in PMLA Case by 5 weeks.

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A comprehensive policy would cover liability of insurer for payment of compensation for occupant in car(13.12.2019)

In both the appeals, the Appellant - owner of the offending vehicle challenges the legality and correctness of the award in Claim Petition passed by t.....

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Even if deceased was not earning at the time of death, his legal heirs are entitled to future prospects(18.11.2021)

The original claimants have preferred the present appeal against impugned judgment passed by the High Court, by which the High Court has partly allowe.....

Tags : Compensation, Reduction, Legality



Govt. Reiterates Tax on Gold Monetisation Scheme(25.01.2016)

Govt. has said that interest earned on deposits under Central Government’s Gold Monetisation Scheme will not attract any tax; gain through trading or .....

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Labour Ministy to Cut Cos' EPFO Coverage Threshold to 10 Workers From 20(02.02.2016)

Labour Ministry, in order to provide social security to additional 50 lakh workers under retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (.....

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MP HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to NDPS Accused for Violation of Fundamental Right(20.09.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed state government to pay 50,000/- to an Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 accused within 15 d.....

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DGFT Extends Export Obligation Period of Specified Advance and EPCG Authorisations(24.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the export obligation period of specified Advance and Export Promotion Capital .....

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Del. HC: Murder of Employee During Court of Employment Entitle Legal Heirs to Seek Compensation(23.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that the murder of an employee during the course of performance of his duties would not disentitle the legal heirs of the de.....

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Surviving spouse entitled to compensation even if both were earning members(29.10.2015)

In a case regarding compensation for the death of a woman in a motor vehicle accident, the Bombay High Court determined that though the surviving husb.....

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Belting system is applicable when large pieces of land having different locations are acquired for determining market value(27.10.2017)

The landowners filed Reference Petitions under Section 18 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 before the Additional District Judge, praying for enhancem.....

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Loss of earning capacity must be fixed at 100%, when injured is incapacitated for life(27.10.2021)

Present appeal arises out of a motor accident claim following the serious injuries suffered by the Appellant, when the motor cycle (where the Appellan.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement



PF Body Removes 5-Day Grace Period for Contribution by Employers(11.01.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has removed the grace period of five days given to employers to deposit the Provident Fund (PF) contribu.....

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SAT Refuses Relief to Axis Bank in Karvy Case, Asks it to Approach SEBI(18.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has refused relief to Axis Bank in the Karvy case. The private lender had approached the Tribunal seeking the shares ple.....

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Delhi HC: Widow's Right to Claim Compensation for Death of Husband will not Abate on Remarriage(20.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the right of a widow to claim compensation on account of death of her husband due to motor vehicle accident will not a.....

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Bombay HC Directs to Pay Compensation to Man for Wrongful Detention(22.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to pay compensation to a man and urged an inquiry against errant police officers regarding t.....

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Calcutta High Court Seeks Response from West Bengal Government on Medical Services(24.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the West Bengal government on the medical services provided under its Swasthya Sathi scheme, a subsidized.....

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Bom. HC: State Can’t Avoid Responsibility for Acquiring Land by Citing Delay as an Excuse(10.01.2024)

Bombay High Court while observing that State can’t, on the ground of delay and laches, evade responsibility towards those whose private property has b.....

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Reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case of unlawful termination/ dismissal(20.09.2021)

The present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-Bank against the order passed by High Court quashing the Industrial Tribunal’s order of directi.....

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Karnataka HC Enhances Compensation for Death of 2Yrs Old in Motor Accident(20.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has enhanced the compensation granted by the Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) to a couple who lost their 2-year old daughter.....

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Bombay HC Partly Allows MACT Order in Appeal Against Compensation Awarded to Kin(21.01.2022)

Bombay High Court has partly allowed an order of the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Mumbai, in an appeal against the compensation awarded to kin of a.....

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SC Sets Aside NGT Order Directing Payment of Compensation to Deceased in Virudhunagar Blast(24.01.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside the National Green Tribunal's order directing the State of Tamil Nadu to pay 20 lakhs and Rs 15 lakhs compensation to the .....

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Rajasthan HC: Insurance Company to Pay Compensation to Claimant First(27.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has upheld the decision of Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT), Alwar which, while relying on the principle of pay and recover,.....

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Rajasthan HC: RCSAT Can’t Entertain Service Matter Appeal of Contractual Employee of RFC(05.02.2024)

Rajasthan High Court observed that the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal (RCSAT) does not have jurisdiction to hear an appeal affecting serv.....

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Every legal representative who suffers on account of death of a person due to a motor vehicle accident should have a remedy for realisation of compensation(24.01.2022)

Appellant impugns award whereby the detailed accident report has been disposed of and compensation awarded. Learned counsel for the Appellant contends.....

Tags : Compensation, Award, Legality



Use of a vehicle in a public place without a permit is a fundamental statutory infraction(17.05.2018)

The legal representatives of the deceased, preferred a claim petition before the Tribunal claiming compensation to the tune of Rs. 36,00,000. The clai.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability



Compensation or damages assessed for personal injuries should be substantial to compensate injured for deprivation suffered by injured throughout his/her life(05.02.2020)

In present case, Kajal was a bright young girl. She used to attend school, play with her friends and lead a normal life like any other child. Unfortun.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Eligibility



Multiple factors are required to be considered while awarding compensation, there cannot be straight jacket formula(25.02.2022)

The original claimant has preferred the present appeal with the prayer to enhance the amount of compensation feeling dissatisfied with the impugned ju.....

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State has no business to expropriate property, if an award made and necessary steps to complete acquisition have not been taken for a period of five years or more(09.09.2016)

In instant case, a Notification under Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894, was issued on 24th October, 1961, stating that public purpose for acqui.....

Tags : Compensation, Acquisition, Proceedings, Lapsed



Liability to pay the interest on compensation shall be from the date of accident(11.03.2022)

The heirs of the deceased – labourer working on sugarcane field have preferred the present appeal against the impugned judgment passed by the High Cou.....

Tags : Compensation, Interest, Entitlement



Punjab and Haryana HC: Injury while Leaning Out of Train not Self-Inflicted(23.08.2016)

P&H HC, while setting aside decision of a tribunal that had denied compensation to kin of a passenger who died after falling from a train, has held th.....

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Supreme Court Stays Contempt Proceedings Against Karnataka’s State Officer(07.01.2022)

Supreme Court has stayed the contempt proceedings initiated against Karnataka’s Additional Chief Secretary for non-compliance with the High Court orde.....

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Allahabad HC Directs DM to Order Compensation In Case Of Teacher’s Death During Election Duty(10.01.2022)

Allahabad High Court directed the District Magistrate, Jaunpur to examine and pass a reasoned order in a claim for compensation made in a case of a te.....

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Supreme Court: Termination of Woman Nursing Officer on Grounds of Her Marriage is Unconstitutional(20.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that termination of a woman nursing officer from the Military Nursing Service on grounds of marriage undermines human dignity, .....

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All. High Court Explains ‘Prima Facie Satisfaction’ of Magistrate Before Summoning/Issuing Process(21.02.2024)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the Magistrate before summoning/issuing process against an accused has to hold an enquiry under Section 202 of .....

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SC: Deemed Income of Homemaker Can’t Be Less Than Daily Wages Prescribed Under Minimum Wages Act(23.02.2024)

Supreme Court while granting compensation of Rs. 6 Lakh for the death of a woman, has held that the deceased was a homemaker, her direct and indirect .....

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Jurisdiction of consumer fora not barred, even if, provisions to provide compensation are laid down in Railway legislation(18.01.2017)

Present first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, against impugned order passed .....

Tags : Complaint, Compensation, Jurisdiction



While considering the loss of dependency, 40% of the income is required to be added towards future prospects(21.10.2022)

The original claimants have preferred the present appeal to enhance the amount of compensation feeling aggrieved and dissatisfied with the impugned ju.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Eligibility



Terms of the Invitation to Tender, being in the realm of contract, are not open to judicial scrutiny(30.09.2022)

The Airport Authority of India ( ‘AAI’) has preferred Civil Appeal against the judgment and order passed by the High Court, by which the High Court ha.....

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SC: Centre Should Do Away with Sterilisation Camps in 3 Years(15.09.2016)

SC has directed Centre to do away with sterilisation camps within 3 years and strengthen primary healthcare centre system, saying "it is time that wom.....

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NGT Directs Taloja CETP to Pay Rs 10 Crore as Environmental Compensation(23.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Taloja Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) Co-operative Society Limited to pay Rs 10 crore as environmen.....

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MP HC: Students to Satisfy Bond to Serve at Government Hospital Executed at Time of Admission(26.05.2020)

MP HC has held that since there is no fundamental right to pursue post-graduation medical education, it is obligatory for the students to execute bond.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Payment to Foreign Company for Utilisation of Transponder of Satellite Not Royalty(11.03.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai ruled that the payment made to a foreign company for the utilisation of a transponder centred on a satell.....

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Karnataka HC: Insurance Company Not Liable to Pay Compensation If Person Holding Wrong Licence(15.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that the insurance company will not be liable to pay compensation, if a heavy goods vehicle is driven by a person holdin.....

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SC: Can’t Consider Payment of Compensation A Factor to Reduce Sentence of Convict(16.05.2024)

SC has held that in criminal proceedings courts should not conflate sentence with compensation to victims. Sentences such as imprisonment and/or fine .....

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Karnataka HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation for Death of Two Years Old in Stray Dog Attack(29.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that there is a statutory obligation which has been imposed upon the local municipal authorities to safeguard the human .....

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Hyderabad HC Grants Compensation to Parents of Snake Bite Victims(03.10.2016)

Hyderabad HC has directed Central Government and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan'sTelangana Project Director to pay a compensation of Rs 8 lakh each to the paren.....

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SC Grants Relief to NMRCL on Satkar Land(03.10.2016)

Supreme Court, while granting relief to Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL), has stayed decision of Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on the.....

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SC Fines Delhi Health Minister over Chikungunya Menace(03.10.2016)

SC has ordered Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to cough up a cost of Rs 25000 in his personal capacity over delay in disclosing names of officers.....

Tags : SC, Delhi Health Minister, Satyendra Jain, dengue , chikungunya



Delhi HC Seeks Response on Digitisation of District Courts(30.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has sought response from the Finance Secretary of the Delhi Government on the proposals to digitise the District Courts which have be.....

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AAR, Gujarat: Apple And Malt Cola Fizzy Attracts 28% GST And 12% GST Compensation Cess(29.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that 28% Goods and Services Tax and 12% GST Compensation Cess are due on Apple and Malt Cola Fizzy.

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, 28% Goods and Services Tax, 12% GST, Compensation Cess, Apple, Malt Cola Fizzy



SC Rejects Plea Seeking Nationalisation of Health Care Sector Amid COVID-19 Outbreak(14.04.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to direct the Government to nationalize India's healthcare sector to combat the threat of COVID-19.

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Companies dealing with hazardous substance must forthwith pay compensation for deaths & injuries to victims as per WCA, 1923 wherever applicable or the principle of restitution wherever applicable(03.02.2021)

Matter arises out of an incident occurred in Bharuch district of Gujarat. The respondent factory is the manufacturer of several hazardous chemicals, i.....

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Autonomy of an irrevocable letter of credit is entitled to protection and Courts should refrain from interfering with that autonomy(10.11.2022)

Present Civil Appeal has been filed assailing the impugned judgment passed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (‘National Commissio.....

Tags : Compensation, Reduction, Legality



Burden of establishing the fact that the offending vehicle was being driven by a person holding valid driving licence is on the owner of the vehicle(30.09.2022)

The Appellant-Insurance Company, who is original Respondent, has challenged the judgment and award, passed by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, ("th.....

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A challenge to the order of a Commissioner can be made only on a substantial question of law(04.11.2022)

The Appellant has preferred the present appeal under Section 30 of the Employees' Compensation Act, 1923, assailing the order passed by the learned Co.....

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It is the duty of the insured/owner of vehicle to establish that he took reasonable care to engage the driver having valid authorization(08.08.2023)

The Appellants/original claimants impugn the judgment and award passed by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal. The Tribunal passed an award for Rs. 1,5.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Legality



Delhi HC Grants Ex-Parte Ad-Interim Injunction Against Satta Dream 11(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted ex-parte ad-interim injunction in a suit against trademark infringement filed by Dream 11, a fantasy sports platform, aga.....

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ITAT, New Delhi: Interest on Enhanced Compensation Does Not Come u/s 56 IT Act(08.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal( ITAT ), New Delhi has observed that received interest on enhanced compensation does not comes under income from other s.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, received interest, enhanced compensation, Tax Deduction at Source, section 194A of the income tax act, 1961



CIC: Develop System to Compensate Prisoners Kept in Jail for More than Term(07.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked country's largest prison Tihar to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been inca.....

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Madras HC Orders Compensation for 7 Women who Lost Vision(10.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government to pay a compensation of Rs.3 lakh each to seven women who lost vision in one of their eyes after a cataract s.....

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Delhi High Court Upholds Life Term in Sodomy Case, Awards Rs 5 Lakh to Minor(19.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has awarded the maximum possible compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a child victim of sexual assault who gave an “unambiguous” testimony ag.....

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MACT Claims: HC Should Assign Reasons for Increasing or Reducing Compensation, Says Supreme Court(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that High Court while sitting in appeal above MACT order, should assign the reasons for not granting enhancement of compe.....

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Kar. HC: Compensation for Loss of Future Prospect Can be Awarded Without Disability from Amputation(07.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that 'Loss of future prospects' has to be factored in cases of injury without amputation resulting in whole body disabil.....

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Any physical disability resulting from an accident has to be judged with reference to the nature of the work being performed by the person who suffered disability(04.07.2023)

The Appellant has filed the present appeal aggrieved against the order of High Court reducing amount of compensation. The Appellant has raised a limit.....

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Monetary compensation is to be granted as an equitable relief, there is no fixed formula according to which the quantum of compensation is to be calculated(23.08.2023)

Present intra-court appeal challenges the judgment passed by the learned Single Judge. In the impugned judgment, the learned Single Judge dismissed Re.....

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For exercise of the power under Section 319 of Cr. PC, the evidence on record must show the involvement of a person in the commission of a crime(02.06.2023)

Present appeal, by special leave, takes exception to an order of the High Court. The impugned order dismissed an appeal filed by the Appellant under S.....

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Madras HC: Injury Need Not be Physical Always(01.08.2016)

Madras HC, while clarifying that injury doesn’t always need to be physical, has held that parents of a minor girl who was allegedly abducted and marri.....

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Supreme Court Admits Trai Plea Against TDSAT Predatory Pricing Order(22.01.2019)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) plea challenging Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal’s .....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Suspension of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain Amid ED Probe(07.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking suspension of Aam Aadmi Party minister Satyendar Jain who is under judicial custod.....

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SC: A Proficient Advocate Must be Physically Fit(08.07.2022)

Supreme Court while granting relief of enhanced compensation, to an advocate who had suffered 100% permanent disability due to an accident, has held t.....

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SC: Detention Beyond Release Date Violates Article 21(13.07.2022)

Supreme Court while directing State of Chhattisgarh to pay Rs 7.5 Lakhs as compensation to a rape convict who was kept in prison beyond the period of .....

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AP HC: Sudden Death When No Indication of Previous Disease Should be Treated as Stress of Work(21.07.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that any sudden death caused shall be treated as stress and strain of the work when there is no indication about pr.....

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Insurer cannot avoid liability to pay the compensation to the victim, although insurer can seek the recovery rights from the insured, who has breached the terms of the contract(17.07.2023)

The Appellant/insurer (original respondent no.1) has filed present appeal impugning the judgment and award passed by the Motor Accident Claims Tribuna.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Legality



Kar. HC: Insurer Liable to Compensate Spare Driver if Only One Claim Made(31.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the insurer is liable to pay compensation of spare driver under Motor Vehicles Act, if there is only one claim unde.....

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NCDRC Awards 1 Crore Compensation to Parents for Death of Child During Eye Correction Surgery(31.08.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi has awarded compensation of Rs. 1 Crore to parents of 6 year old child who died due to gros.....

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Allahabad HC: State Liable to Pay Compensation For Death Due to Poisonous Liquor Consumption(01.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that State Government, having complete control and regulation to manufacture and sale of liquor, is prima facie liable t.....

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SC: Just Compensation Exceeding Claimed Amount Can be Awarded(05.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that motor accident compensation amount actually due and payable is to be awarded despite the claimants having sought for a les.....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 3500 Crores Fine on State Of West Bengal for Continuing Environmental Damage(05.09.2022)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a heavy fine of Rs. 3500 as environmental compensation on the State of West Bengal for causing continuous damage t.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Mobilisation Fees Not ‘Royalty’ Under India-Singapore Tax Treaty(18.11.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the mobilisation fees received from the time charter of the vessel would not fall within de.....

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Guj. HC: Electricity Co. Doesn’t Require Landowner's Consent for Laying Overhead Transmission Lines(10.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that an electricity company does not require the consent of a private landowner to lay overhead high tension transmission .....

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Guj. HC: Child Can't be Equated to Non-Earning Adult, to be Compensated Under Non-Pecuniary Heads(17.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that children who are victims of motor accidents stand on different footing from non-earning adults and Compensation award.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Satyendar Jain's Plea Against Transfer of Proceedings in PMLA Case(03.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea moved by Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain challenging the transfer of proceedings against him in money la.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Money Laundering, Transfer, Satyendar Jain



Orissa HC Directs Govt to Pay Compensation to 2008 Kandhamal Riot Victim's Kin(03.10.2022)

Orissa High Court while expressing shock over Odisha government's rejection of a claim for grant of compensation to the brother of a man, who died in .....

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SC: Dependents Entitled to Compensation for Loss of Income Even if They Inherit Business of Deceased(04.10.2022)

Supreme Court has held that motor accident compensation need not be reduced for the sole reason that that the business ventures and properties of the .....

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Delhi HC to DDA: Pay ?10 Lakh to Kin of Two Men Who Died in Outer Delhi Sewer(07.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to pay a compensation of Rs. 10 lakhs each to the family of two men, who died due .....

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When there are disputed question of facts involved in a case, High Court should not exercise its jurisdiction under Article 226 of Constitution(02.08.2023)

The Petitioners before present Court have preferred the instant writ petition claiming compensation from the Respondents due to alleged mismanagement .....

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When acquisition proceedings under Land Acquisition Act, 1894 continues to be valid, claimant not entitled to get compensation under Right to Fair Compensation Act, 2013.(13.07.2023)

The first Respondent filed a Writ Petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 before the High Court for questioning the acquisition .....

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Delhi HC Grants Relief to Leprosy Patients Rendered Homeless After Decriminalisation of Beggary(28.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of leprosy patients who had been eased out of government-run shelter homes due to de-criminalisation of beggin.....

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Delhi HC: Satyendar Jain Can’t be Disqualified from Legislative Assembly Under Writ Jurisdiction(22.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that in exercise of writ jurisdiction under Article 226, the Court cannot declare Jain as a person with unsound mind and can.....

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SC Refuses to Issue Guidelines on Compensation for Victims of Wrongful Prosecution(22.08.2022)

Supreme Court while dismissing petitions seeking uniform compensation code for victims of wrongful prosecution, has held that it will it will create a.....

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Calcutta High Court Gives Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy in TMC MLA’s Murder Case(14.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas's murder case and said that BJP l.....

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SC: Mere Offer of Refund Does Not Disentitle Flat Buyers from Claiming Compensation(22.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the flat purchasers are not disentitled from claiming compensation merely because the developer offered an exit option.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: No Tax on Compensation Received for Loss of Trees(23.12.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that no Tax is applicable on Compensation received for loss of Trees.

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Insurance company is expected to act on its promise in a fair manner and not just care for its own profits(08.08.2023)

The issues that arise for consideration in present appeal is with regard to claim of compensation. During the year 1994, the Appellant, a registered p.....

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States ordered to better compensation for rape vicitims(11.02.2016)

The Supreme Court ordered States and Union Territories to establish uniform compensation for rape victims under the Victim Compensation Scheme. It pre.....

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Unless licence is demonstrably invalid, burden is upon insurer to prove failure on part of vehicle owner(30.10.2023)

IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Co. Ltd. seeks to assail the order of the Delhi High Court thereby, the High Court reversed the Award dated 6th July, 20.....

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An Independent Contractor does not come under the ambit of an Employee(20.11.2023)

Present appeal was filed by applicants seeking employee compensation under Section 30 of Employee Compensation Act, 1923 after the claim for compensat.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to Men Detained Illegaly(28.12.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the State government to pay Rs.50,000 each towards compensation to two men who were illegally detained in Beed District.....

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SC Issued Directions for Payment of Compensation to Families of Victims of 1992-93 Bombay Riots(07.11.2022)

Supreme Court while issuing directions for payment of compensation to families of victims and for revival of criminal cases which are lying dormant st.....

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J&K&L HC: Passenger Injured on Account of Mine Blast Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(26.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that even if the cause of accident is remote or as a result of subversive activity involved, the vict.....

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Kar. HC: Magistrate/Judge Should Recommend in Judgment Whether there is Need for Victim Compensation(26.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that while delivering final judgments, Magistrate and Sessions Judge must pass a reasoned order as to whether there .....

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Delhi Court: Special Judge An Upright Officer But Circumstances Raise Apprehension of Probable Bias(26.09.2022)

Delhi Court while transferring proceedings in money laundering case against Satyendar Jain, has observed that although the special judge is an upright.....

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Publication of an advertisement for sale at a bargain price of goods that are not intended to be offered for sale or supplied at said bargain price amounts to an unfair trade practice(12.01.2018)

The Petitioner is engaged in the business of selling Woodland Brand of shoes and apparels. The complainant/respondent went to a store of the Petitione.....

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Questions of title can be decided only in Civil Court and not in Writ Court(18.12.2023)

The Petitioner claims to be the successor and heir of the Beswan family and claims property rights to the Beswan Avibhajya Rajya as its ruler, which c.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Remedy



While applying the multiplier method, future prospects on advancement in life and career are also to be taken into consideration(27.07.2020)

In present matter, the Appellant was travelling from Chennai to Bangalore in a bus owned by the Respondent State Corporation. While the bus was moving.....

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When the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident does not have a valid driving licence, insurance company is not liable to pay compensation(23.09.2020)

In facts of present case, the first Respondent herein, met with an accident while driving a truck owned by the Appellant, under whom, he was gainfully.....

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State cannot be permitted to perfect its title over the land by invoking doctrine of adverse possession to grab property of its own citizens(08.01.2020)

The Appellant now almost 80 years old, was undisputedly the owner of land admeasuring about 3.34 Hectares in Himachal Pradesh. The Respondent-State to.....

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An employee has right to withdraw resignation not only before its acceptance but also before the date of actual relieving(30.01.2024)

The Petitioner-Employer has filed present petition challenging the Judgment and Order passed by the Industrial Court, reversing the decision of the La.....

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SC Directs Bajaj Allianz to Come Up with Draft Guidelines for Compensation Disbursement Process(15.02.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company, to come up with draft guidelines for facilitating compensation disbursement pr.....

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J&K&L HC: Satisfaction of Detaining Authority Must be Based on Scrutiny of Police Report(09.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in absence of material supporting allegations or specifying details of incident, it can’t be hel.....

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Delhi HC Expresses displeasure on DDA's failure to Pay ?10 Lakh to Kin of Two Men Who Died in Sewer(16.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has expressed displeasure over Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) failure to pay ?10 lakh compensation to families of two person who.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Pleas for Compensation to Victims of Wrongful Prosecution(23.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking directions to the Cen.....

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Madras HC Grants Compensation to Woman's Family Who Fell from Overcrowded Train(26.03.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered compensation of Rs. 8 lakh along with 6% interest to the family of a woman who died in the year 2014 as she was travelli.....

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Kerala HC: Insurer Liable to Third Party Even if Driver was Drunk(01.02.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that when driver is drunk, certainly, his consciousness and senses will be impaired so as to render him unfit to drive, but.....

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Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

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Exclusion of song from movie which was included in trailer amounts to unfair trade practice(18.02.2020)

The complainant, who is a teacher by profession, on watching the promos of the film, namely, “Fan” decided to watch the said film with her family memb.....

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Assessment of compensation cannot be done with mathematical precision(06.03.2024)

The present appeal has been preferred aggrieved against the judgment of the High Court, vide which the compensation awarded to the Appellants (claiman.....

Tags : Compensation, Reduction, Legality



Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea Against Differential Compensation for Major & Minor Riots Victims(03.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response from the Delhi government on its scheme for compensation of Delhi riots' victims, which has been alleged to be di.....

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SC: Multiplier Method Has to be Applied While Computing Motor Accident Compensation(08.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that, while computing motor accident compensation, multiplier method has to be applied for future prospects and advancement.....

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JKL HC: Compensation for No Fault Liability Adjustable in Compensation Claimed for Fault Liability(20.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that compensation paid under the "No Fault liability" provision under Section 140 of Motor Vehicles A.....

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Madras HC to State: Pay Compensation to Family of Man Missing Since Hospital Admission for COVID-19(21.12.2022)

Madras High Court has directed State to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to family of 74 year old man who has not been found since being taken to government.....

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Bombay HC to State: Compensate Man Named in Baseless FIR(06.01.2023)

Bombay High Court while directing State to compensation a man for lodging FIR despite no offence having been disclosed, has observed that police being.....

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NCDRC to DLF Universals: Refund Entire Amount for Delay in Handing Over Possession(10.01.2023)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed DLF Universal to refund entire principal amount of Rs. 37,73,154/- to the complain.....

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NCDRC to DLF Universals: Refund Entire Amount for Delay in Handing Over Possession(10.01.2023)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed DLF Universal to refund entire principal amount of Rs. 37,73,154/- to the complain.....

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SC: Accused's Offer of Payment of Ad Interim Compensation to Victim Not Ground For Granting Bail(12.09.2022)

Supreme Court while setting aside order passed by Jharkhand High Court granting bail to an accused, has held that the offer of payment of ad interim .....

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NGT Orders Maharashtra Government to Pay ?12,000 Crore Compensation for Improper Waste Management(12.09.2022)

National Green Tribunal while directed the State of Maharashtra to pay ?12,000 crores as environmental compensation, has held that compensation under .....

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SC to Union Govt.: Pay Rs 10 Lakhs to Man Who Spent 14 Years in Pakistan Jail as Indian Spy(13.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Union Government to pay ex gratia payment of Rs. 10 lakhs to a man who claimed that he was deputed to Pakistan for a co.....

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Jharkhand HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakhs Compensation to Blind Minor Girl Gang-Raped by Family Members(15.09.2022)

Jharkhand High Court while ordering Rs. 10 lakhs compensation for blind minor girl who was subjected to gang-rape by her own family members, including.....

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MP High Court Allows Applicant to Deposit Court Fees On Failure to Deposit It Due to Demonetisation(19.04.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed an applicant to deposit a requisite court fees in a criminal complaint case after he prayed due to demonetizatio.....

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Revisional powers of National Commission can be exercised only if there is some prima facie jurisdictional error appearing in impugned order(19.08.2016)

In instant case, deficiency in service alleged against present Petitioners was in respect of cancellation of flight. State Commission allowed Complain.....

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In proceedings before the Commissioner under the Workmen's Compensation Act, the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure and Evidence Act are not applicable(06.06.2022)

The Appellant has preferred the present appeal under Section 30 of the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 seeking setting aside of the order/judgment pa.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Legality



SC Issues Directions for Uniform Procedure in Granting Motor Accident Compensation(18.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions regarding process of disbursement of compensation as well as expediting the matter before the Motor Acci.....

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Madras HC to State: Compensate Man Detained for 8 Months Despite Acquittal(16.01.2023)

Madras High Court has directed State to award interim compensation to a man who was illegally detained in prison for more than 8 months even after the.....

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AAR: GST Not Payable On Reimbursement Of Tree Cut Compensation Paid To Farmers By Pure Agent(23.01.2023)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has observed that a pure agent is not liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) on reimbursement of com.....

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Ori. HC: Don't Release Salaries Of Collector Till Compensation is Released For Land Acquired In 1961(24.01.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed that the salaries of Collector and two other senior officers of the Angul district administration shall not be released.....

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SC: Compensation of Rs. 2 Crore for Bad Haircut is Excessive(09.02.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside order of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) awarding compensation of Rs. 2 crores to model for .....

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SC: Can’t Claim Regularisation if Appointment Was Not by Competent Authority(10.02.2023)

Supreme Court has held that to seek regularisation, a daily rated employee must have been initially appointed by a competent authority and there must .....

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Railway administration cannot be held liable for preserving relevant documents after expiry of 6 months from date of delivery of consignment(05.06.2018)

Present appeal under Section 23 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 is against the judgment and order passed by the learned Railway Claims Tribun.....

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Unless exceptional circumstances are shown, rate of interest awarded to the claimants should be 7.5% from date of filing of petition(07.05.2024)

The Appellant/insurance company has preferred present appeal in terms of Section 173 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 assailing the impugned judgment-cum-a.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Legality



Kar. HC: Govt. Taking Private Land Without Compensation Violates Constitutional Guarantees(13.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court while expressing anguish over actions of Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board for failure to pay compensation to landowne.....

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SC Affirms Compensation to Lawyer for Bank Wrongfully Keeping His Name in Loan Defaulters List(15.02.2023)

Supreme Court has affirmed National Consumers Disputes Redressal Commission directing Canara Bank to pay compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to lawyer whose n.....

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Del. HC: Prisoners Have Right to Compensation for Work Related Injuries Suffered in Jail(20.02.2023)

Delhi High Court while issuing guidelines for cases where an inmate or convict sustains work related injuries in prison has observed that justice for .....

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AP HC: Satisfaction of Detaining Authority Necessary for Preventive Detention as Per Triple Test(21.03.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court although the person in question was accused of serious offenses, if the necessary satisfaction as per the triple test i.e. s.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Detaining Authority, Satisfaction, Preventive Detention, Triple Test



SC: Judges Not Following Judgments on Bail Might be Taken Off from Judicial Work & Sent for Training(22.03.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that even after 10 months of judgment, district judiciary is not complying with direction in Satender Kumar Antil case, .....

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Gau. HC to Assam Govt.: Pay Rs 5 Lakh Compensation to Custodial Death Victim's Wife(27.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed Assam Government to pay Rs. 5 lakh as compensation to a woman, whose husband died in jail because timely appropriate a.....

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ITAT, Jaipur: Equalisation Levy Not Applicable Where Target Audience Are Outside India(14.10.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Jaipur has observed that an equalisation levy is not payable on advertising payments where advertisers or the target au.....

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Guj. HC Directs Compensation of Rs. 10 Lakh Each to Kin of Deceased in Morbi Bridge Collapse Tragedy(23.02.2023)

Gujarat High Court has directed M/s Ajanta to pay Rs. 10 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased/victims, and Rs. 2 lakh each to the injured as i.....

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JKL HC Invokes Absolute Liability, Grants Compensation to Mother of Deceased in Electrocution Case(03.03.2023)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh High Court while invoking Absolute Liability to grant compensation to mother of 13 year old who died due to electrocution, ob.....

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Kerala HC: State Can’t Deny Responsibility in Guise of Limitation Period(03.03.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that when a citizen is engaged by Government to carry out activities, it had duty to reward person as per the contra.....

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Delhi HC: Delhi Government Can’t Withdraw from Clear Announcement of 1 Crore Ex-Gratia(16.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that Delhi Government ought not to resile from the clear announcement made for ex-gratia payment of Rs. 1 crore and that.....

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In a case of composite negligence where liability is joint and several, it is choice of claimants to claim compensation from either of tortfeasor(17.11.2018)

Instant appeals arise out of the same accident. Tribunal fastened the entire liability upon the Insurance Company to pay compensation on the ground th.....

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'Just compensation' has to be determined on basis of fairness, reasonableness and equitability(24.12.2020)

Impugned in present Appeal is Award passed by Motor Accident Claims Tribunal ("Tribunal") on a Claim Petition directing Appellant Insurance Company to.....

Tags : Compensation, Quantum, Legality



Using any thrasher affixed to the vehicle, will be treated as use of the vehicle (tractor) and as tractor was insured, insurance company is liable to pay compensation(01.03.2021)

This Misc. Appeal under Section 173(1) of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 has been preferred by the Appellant-Insurance Company, assailing the Award passed b.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Legality



Tribunal cannot accept disability certificate without examining Doctor concerned(26.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original claimant for enhancement of compensation. He had filed Petition before Motor Accident Claimed Tribunal, .....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement



If actual market value of acquired land is higher, Reference Court could grant higher compensation(10.08.2017)

In facts of present case, The Government had acquired the land of the Respondent from different survey holdings for the stated purpose pursuant to the.....

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Retrenchment of a workman without complying with conditions mentioned under Section 25-F (a) and (b) of the ID Act, 1947, would not result in reinstatement of workman(29.06.2021)

Present Letters Patent Appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the learned Single Judge of present Court. A short question, which arises for.....

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Court derides lack of legislation on rehabilitation for sexual assault victims(03.11.2015)

In a case involving the rape of a minor and birth of a child as a consequence, the Allahabad High Court, taking note of the physical and mental trauma.....

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A mere plea without supported by any corroborative evidence, has no gravity in the eye of law(14.09.2017)

Case has been preferred before this Tribunal by the wife and sons of the deceased being sole dependants under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribuna.....

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Delhi HC To DSLSA: Pay Compensation u/s 357A to Relatives of Murder Victim(04.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has awarded compensation to relatives of two murder victims, drawing from various judicial precedents, and noting that the fine order.....

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Demonetisation: SC Suggests Centre to Allow Genuine People To Deposit Old Notes(04.07.2017)

Supreme Court has suggested Centre to accept old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 of genuine persons and take a decision after verifying authenticity of in.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Decide on Extending Benefits of Compensation to Farmers’ Families(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take a policy decision on extending benefits of compensation to the families of farmers who .....

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Bom. HC: Company’s Authorized Signatory Not Liable to Pay Interim Compensation U/S 143A of NI Act(10.03.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that signatory of the cheque, authorized by the "Company", is not the drawer in terms of Section 143A of Negotiable .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Interim Compensation, Negotiable Instruments, Authorized Signatory



HP HC: Sale Deed is Relevant Factor in Determining Compensation(14.03.2023)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that while determining value of the land, both acquisition of land award and the sale are relevant to determine t.....

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SC: Subsequent Parties Entitled To Seek Declaration that Land Acquisition Proceedings Have Lapsed(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that subsequent purchaser, assignee, successor in interest, power of attorney, etc., are all persons who are interested in comp.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act



Over Rs.1 crore in compensation to American injured in road accident upheld(08.10.2015)

The Supreme dismissed an appeal against award of damages to an American citizen injured by a Rajasthan roadways bus in 1988. It noted that the already.....

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Appeal from an order of Commissioner can be entertained, only if, substantial question of law exist(04.09.2023)

Present appeal is filed assailing the judgment passed by the High Court whereby the Court has set aside the order of the Commissioner awarding compens.....

Tags : Compensation, Award, Entitlement



SC Upholds Pre-import Conditions for Availing GST Exemptions on Imports Under Advance Authorization(01.05.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that even though ‘pre-import condition’ may have caused hardship to exporters, has upheld Pre-Import Condition to claim .....

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Orissa High Court Directs Immediate Satellite Proofing of Illegal Aquaculture(30.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the immediate satellite proofing of illegal aquaculture, which is considered detrimental to wetland ecosystem, being ta.....

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DGFT Issues Export Authorisation for SCOMET Items from New Online Restricted Exports IT Module(05.08.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Export Authorisation for Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment, and Technologies .....

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NGT to DM: Pay Rs 20 Lakh Compensation to Kin of Deceased in Ludhiana Gas Leak Case(03.05.2023)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) while constituting fact-finding joint Committee in the Ludhiana gas leak case, has directed District Magistrate of Ludhi.....

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Meg. HC to State: Consider Enhancing Compensation for Custodial Violence by 25%(04.05.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed State to consider enhancing the compensation to custodial violence victims by 25% or consider making a distinction b.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Custodial Violence, Compensation



Punjab and Haryana HC Reduces Compensation Amount Drastically in Haryana Land Compensation Case(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has drastically reduced amount that farmers were to receive from Haryana Government for 142.38 acres acquired in 1979 fo.....

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Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(07.12.2017)

By filing instant petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate w.....

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Complainants cannot be made to wait indefinitely for delivery of possession, when they had already paid almost entire consideration(23.12.2019)

Instant Consumer Complaints, under Section 21 read with Section 12(1)(a) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 have been filed by the Complainants, the.....

Tags : Deficiency, Compensation, Entitlement



Failure of the claimants to produce evidence in support of the income of the deceased does not justify adoption of the lowest tier of minimum wage while computing the income(10.01.2022)

Present appeal is directed against a judgment and award in Application passed by learned Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Mumbai (Tribunal'), w.....

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Certificate lost, stolen, mutilated, defaced or destroyed beyond recognition cannot be replaced by any post office(02.03.2020)

A Complaint was filed by the Respondent before the District Forum contending that, 88 Indira Vikas Patras ('IVP') of the denomination of Rs. 5000 each.....

Tags : Deficiency, Compensation, Legality



Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision(15.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked for the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on th.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to Husband of Woman Who Died(02.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to pay Rs. 5,00,000/- compensation to the husband of a woman who died due to non-availability of a.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Response on Plea Challenging Goa Victim Compensation Scheme, 2012(07.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has sought response of the Central Government and Goan administration on a plea challenging the amendment made in Goa Victim Compens.....

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AP HC Dismisses Plea for Recalling Non-Bailable Warrant Against K.V.V. Satyanarayana(26.07.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition filed by K.V.V. Satyanarayana, Special Secretary (Finance), for recalling the non-bailable warrant .....

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SC: Unchallenged Statement of Wife of Deceased Deserves to be Accepted as Gospel Truth(16.06.2023)

Supreme Court while enhancing compensation awarded to kin of a deceased employee to uphold the objective of Employees’ Compensation Act i.e. dispensat.....

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Meg. HC: Party Breaching Contract is Liable to Pay Compensation for Only ‘Actual Loss’(23.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that notwithstanding any agreement between parties, the party in breach of contract is liable to compensate the other pa.....

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MP HC: Mother has First Claim Over the Compensation for Deceased Bachelor Son(21.04.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that since deceased was a bachelor, by virtue of Section 8 of the Hindu Succession Act, except mother, no other Cla.....

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Madras HC: Court Cannot Issue Mandamus Directing Compensation to COVID Victims(10.06.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the Court cannot issue a mandamus directing all COVID-19 victims to be compensated, irrespective of the financial .....

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J&K HC Upholds Validity of NHRC Order Granting Compensation to Family of Child(14.06.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has upheld the validity of an order passed by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) granting monetary compensation of Rs .....

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SC Grants Interim Bail to Satyender Jain on Medical Grounds in PMLA Case(26.05.2023)

Supreme Court has granted interim bail for six weeks on medical grounds to Satyendar Jain who has been under custody since May 2022 in a money launder.....

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SC Extends Interim Bail Granted to Satyendar Jain in Money Laundering Case on Medical Grounds(10.07.2023)

Supreme Court has extended the interim bail granted to former cabinet minister of the Delhi Government Satyendar Jain in the money laundering case on .....

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SC: Can’t Seek Compensation Under 2013 Act if Proceedings Under 1894 Act are Held to be Valid(14.07.2023)

Supreme Court has held that once it is held that acquisition proceedings under Land Acquisition Act 1894 are valid, the claimant can’t seek compensati.....

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Meg HC: State Must Have Ensured Alternate Livelihood for Those Affected by Mining Activity Cessation(17.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that it is for the State to have taken appropriate steps to provide alternative sources of livelihood to its people .....

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MACT Awards Rs 30 L Damages to a Man Disabled in Road Mishap(18.05.2016)

Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded Rs 30 lakh as compensation to a Delhi resident who got partly disabled in a road accident in 2014.

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Bom. HC: Motor Accident Victim can Claim Compensation from One of the Joint Tortfeasors(19.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that in cases of composite negligence, the law permits a motor accident victim to sue one of the two joint-tortfeasors, and.....

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SAT Removes SEBI Ban on Ex-Gammon Head(11.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has overturned a Securities and Exchange Board of India order banning former Gammon India chairman Abhijit Rajan from tr.....

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Madras HC Seeks Response on PIL Seeking Compensation for False Promises on NEET(21.10.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking compensation for students who .....

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Ker. HC: KeLSA can Grant Victim Compensation without Court Order Except under POCSO(17.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that Kerala State Legal Services Authority (KeLSA) can grant victim compensation suo moto, without a court recommendation, .....

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JKL HC: Subjective Satisfaction of Detaining Authority Doesn’t Deprive Court to Review its Orders(25.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that although subjective satisfaction cannot be interfered normally by the court but at the same time.....

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Meghalaya HC Fixes Quantum of Compensation for 'Unnatural' Deaths in Police Custody(04.09.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that in custodial death cases State will be liable unless it is reasonably demonstrated that death was due to nat.....

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SC: Substantial Question of Law Required to Appeal Against Order of Workmen’s Compensation Commission(06.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that considering the objective of Employees Compensation Act, 1923 and the fact that Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner being .....

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RBI Simplifies Gold Monetisation Scheme(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has simplified Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) for bulk depositors, in order to help temple boards to do so and also allowe.....

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SAT Reduces Market Ban on Inventure Growth(11.10.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has reduced the market ban period on Inventure Growth and Securities to three years as well as set aside restrictions on.....

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Supreme Court Declines to Interfere with High Court Order in Rs 7,200 Crore Satyam Fraud Case(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the Hyderabad High Court’s order that set aside an Enforcement Directorate order provisionally attaching .....

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Del. HC: No Prolongation Compensation if Contractor Didn't Reserve Claim at Time of the EOT(11.10.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that Contractor can be denied compensation for the prolongation of the contract, if he did not reserve its right to such com.....

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AHC:Employees Compensation Act is Social Security Statute Providing Speedy Payment of Compensation(01.10.2019)

Allahabad High Court (AHC) has explained that Employees Compensation Act, 1923 is a social security legislation providing speedy and efficient machine.....

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SAT Dismisses Gautam Thapar's Appeal Against SEBI Order(03.10.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has dismissed an appeal filed by CG Power’s ex- chairman Gautam Thapar, its former directors and Avantha Holdings .....

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SAT to SEBI: Hear Bajaj Finance Plea(04.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India to hear Bajaj Finance’s plea against the capital market regulator, .....

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SAT Declines Relief to Lenders in Karvy Case(05.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has refused to give any further relief to HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance and Indusind Bank in Karvy Broking share .....

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SC: Railways Liable to Pay Compensation for Late Arrival of Trains If Delay is Not Explained(09.09.2021)

Supreme Court has held that until and unless the railways provide evidence and explain the late arrival of a train to establish and prove that delay o.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Widow's Plea Seeking Ex-Gratia Compensation(10.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and National Disaster Management Authority on plea filed by a widow, seeking ex-gratia compensation.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea for Compensation to Kin of Lawyers Who Died of COVID(14.09.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a public interest litigation which sought for ex-gratia compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to kin of an advocate who has died wit.....

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Ker. HC: Dependents of Independent Contractor Not Entitled Under Employees Compensation Act(24.11.2023)

Kerala High Court while upholding an order passed by Employees Compensation Commissioner against the dependents of an independent contractor, has held.....

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P&H HC: Widow’s Remarriage Not a Ground to Deny Compensation Under MV Act(27.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that simply because widow of the deceased got re-married, it could not be a reason to deprive of her claim unde.....

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Ker. HC: No Liability on RTO to Pay Compensation if Vehicle Owner Fails to get it Insured(25.09.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that if the motor vehicle owner fails to get the motor vehicle insured, the liability for payment of compensation would not.....

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Bom. HC: Magistrate Needn’t Provide Additional Reasons for Amount of Interim Compensation Awarded(29.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that as long as requirements provided in Section 143A of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 are met, Magistrate is not ob.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Interim Compensation, Cheque Dishonour



SC: Members of RPF Can Seek Benefit Under Employees Compensation Act(03.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that an officer of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) can seek compensation under Employees Compensation Act, 1923 even though .....

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Calcutta HC Orders Compensation for Nepali Man Who Remained in Prison Sans Trial(09.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted Rs. 5 Lakh as compensation to a Nepali man who remained in prison for over 41 years and was released in March 2021 fol.....

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P&H HC: Recording Wife's Telephonic Conversation Sans Her Knowledge Infringement of Her Privacy(13.12.2021)

Punjab And Haryana High Court has observed that recording of the telephonic conversation of the wife without her knowledge is a clear-cut infringement.....

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JKL HC: Court Can’t be Guided by Personal Law While Deciding Apportionment of Compensation(07.12.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the Court cannot be guided by personal law while deciding upon the apportionment of the compensa.....

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SC Extends Interim Bail Granted to Satyender Jain Till January 8(15.12.2023)

Supreme Court has extended the bail granted to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain in May this year till January 8. However, initially, the be.....

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Tel. HC: Apprentice Can be Treated as Workman under the Workmen's Act, 1923(18.12.2023)

Telangana High Court while observing that S.16 of Apprentice Act states that employer is liable to pay compensation for the injuries caused to apprent.....

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EPFO Eases UAN Rule for PF Settlement, But Sets Riders(15.07.2016)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has relaxed provision that requires furnishing of Universal Account Number (UAN) for settlement of claims.....

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NHRC Awards Compensation of Rs 50,000 over Delay in Registration of FIR(27.07.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 to a 25-year-old woman from Ghaziabad owing to a delay of three months.....

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SC Directs UOI to Compensate Former RAW Employee(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Union of India to pay "constitutional compensation" to the tune of Rs. 1 Lakh for impugning upon the Fundamental rights.....

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Kerala HC: No Illegality in Invoking LARR Act for Land Acquisition(30.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that the State government was reasonable in acquiring land in furtherance of its K-Rail SilverLine Project by invokin.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, K-Rail SilverLine Project, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013



Supreme Court: It Is For the State As Custodian to Assess If Tree-Felling Is Required or Not(07.02.2024)

Supreme Court has conveyed its displeasure at private parties seeking permission to fell trees for industrial projects without first approaching the c.....

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Rajasthan High Court Directs State to Properly Implement 'Jyoti Yojna' Scheme(15.02.2024)

Rajasthan HC through writ of Mandamus has directed State to provide the benefits of the Jyoti Yojna Scheme to every woman who has voluntarily undergon.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Mandamus, Sterilisation Operation, Jyoti Yojna Scheme



Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Reply on Plea Seeking Implementation of AP Reorganisation Act(03.04.2018)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking direction to the government for proper implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisa.....

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Gujarat High Court: Probability or Improbability of Realisation to be Considered in Realistic Manner(15.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has held that the probability or improbability of realization has to be considered in a realistic manner and there is no real accru.....

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SC Stays Judgment Which Held Defence Authorities' Reference Against Land Acquisition Compensation(06.12.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the impugned judgement of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which held that Defence Authorities had no right to .....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax Can be Levied on Compensation for Cancelation of Coal Blocks(11.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that no service tax can be levied on amounts received as compensation .....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Compensation for Cancelation of Coal Blocks



Madras HC Asks to Consider Revising Quantum of Compensation for Deaths of Manual Scavengers(11.11.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the current quantum of compensation payable upon death due to manual scavenging may be inadequate and thus urged t.....

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SC: Appeal Against Award Passed by Compensation Commissioner Only on Substantial Question of Law(15.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an appeal against the award passed by Compensation Commissioner is maintainable only on a substantial question of law .....

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Raj HC: Minor Rape Victim Eligible for Compensation Even if Incident Occurred Before 2009 Amendment(04.01.2024)

Rajasthan High Court has held that a minor rape victim shall be eligible to avail the compensation under Section 357A CrPC even if the incident occurr.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016(10.08.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, that would raise the cap on amount of compensation to be taken up by high cou.....

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Allahabad High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation to Child Who Lost One Kidney(16.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has enhanced the compensation granted by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal to a minor, who lost one kidney and suffered liver da.....

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Karnataka HC: Not Mandatory for Magistrate Courts to Pass Orders Directing Interim Compensation(21.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that it is not mandatory for Magistrate Courts to pass orders directing interim compensation under Section 143A of the N.....

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SC Fixes Outer Limits to Apply for COVID-19 Death Compensation at 60 Days(25.03.2022)

Supreme Court has fixed the outer limits to apply for COVID-19 death compensation at 60 days for deaths that occurred prior to March 20, 2022 and 90 d.....

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SC Issues Directions Regarding Compensation for Victims of Hit & Run Cases(15.01.2024)

After considering the dismal rate of grant of compensation under Compensation of Victims of Hit and Run Motor Accidents Scheme, 2022, the SC has issue.....

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SC: No Charity Being Done By State For Paying Compensation to Person Whose Land Was Acquired(28.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that depriving a citizen of his constitutional right to use the land for 20 years and then showing graciousness by paying the c.....

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Karnataka High Court: Regularisation of Workmen Will Depend on Work Done For Corporation(05.03.2024)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing the order of regularisation by the Industrial Tribunal, has held that the claim of regularisation is not depende.....

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SC Enhances Compensation in Motor Accident Case on Ground that Deceased Was Multi Tasking(07.03.2024)

SC has enhanced the compensation granted in a motor accident claim after taking note of the fact that the deceased was deriving income from multiple j.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Government's Compensation Scheme for Victims of Delhi Riots(04.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to intervene in a plea challenging the compensation announced by the Delhi Government for the victims of Delhi Riots. The.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Income Tax on Compensation Received on Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land(12.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that income tax cannot be levied on the compensation or enhanced compensation received on compuls.....

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Delhi Court: False Claim of Impotency Amounts to Mental Cruelty(16.03.2020)

Delhi Court has held that falsely accusing a spouse of impotency amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce.

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SC Issues Notice in Contempt Petition Over Failure to Pay Compensation to Victims(25.02.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a contempt petition preferred by victims of spread of toxic pesticide called Endosulfan alleging failure on the par.....

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Bom. HC: Husband Directed to Pay Wife Compensation of Rs. 3 Crore for DV & Calling Her ‘Second-Hand’(28.03.2024)

Bombay High Court has while upholding the Trial Court’s Order, has directed a man to pay compensation of Rupees Three Crore to his ex-wife for his act.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Compensation, Domestic Violence



Kar. HC: Revision Petition Against Order Passed u/s 148(3) of NI Act Not Maintainable Before HC(12.03.2024)

Karnataka High Court has held that a revision petition filed for release of interim compensation against an order under Section 148 (3) of the Negotia.....

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SC: Court’s Power to Grant Interim Compensation for Complaints u/s 143A of NI Act is Discretionary(18.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that it is at the discretion of the court to grant interim compensation in complaints filed under Section 143A of the Negotiabl.....

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AP HC: Compensation Can’t be Increased in an Appeal for Reduction of Compensation by Owner/Insurer(22.03.2024)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that the High Court cannot increase the compensation in an appeal by the owner/insurer for reducing the compensatio.....

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Gau. HC: Primary Duty of the State to Disburse Funds Under Victim Compensation Scheme(09.04.2024)

Gauhati High Court while stating that it is the primary duty of the State to provide fund for the disbursement of compensation to the victims under th.....

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Delhi High Court: Compensation Can be Awarded on Guesswork When it is Difficult to Prove Loss(15.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that authority has been bestowed upon the arbitrator to award compensation on the basis of guesswork or rough and ready meth.....

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Del. HC: Delhi Govt. to Frame Policy for Compensation to Victims of Chinese Manjha(02.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to frame a policy regarding granting compensation to persons who have lost their life and limbs due.....

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SC: Employees Filing Writ Petitions Against Air India After its Privatisation, Not Maintainable(17.05.2024)

Supreme Court has observed that the writ petitions, although maintainable on the dates they were instituted, have ceased to be maintainable by reason .....

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Notifications & Circulars

Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy(06.10.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India placed on its website, the Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy (Cha.....

Tags : Authorisation Policy, Rationalisation, Report



Comments invited on the working paper of the high level committee to review the Institutionalisation of Arbitration Mechanism in India by 7 April 2017(16.03.2017)

The Government of India has emphasised the need for promoting arbitration as a preferred dispute resolution mechanism for commercial disputes. Pursuan.....

Tags : Arbitration, Mechanism, Institutionalisation, Review



Bank Holiday on Second and Fourth Saturdays from September 1(28.08.2015)

All scheduled and non-scheduled banks - public, private, foreign, cooperative, regional rural and local area banks - will observe public holiday on se.....

Tags : Banking, holiday, saturday



Sovereign Gold Bond-Dematerialisation(08.08.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India, in consultation with the Government of India, has issued nine tranches of Sovereign Gold Bonds for a total value of Rs. 603.....

Tags : Dematerialisation, Gold bonds, Issuance



E-Shakti initiative of NABARD(08.08.2017)

E-Shakti is a pilot project of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for digitisation of Self Help Groups (SHGs). It was initia.....

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Rationalisation of long term capital gains proposed, Revenue gain of about Rs.20,000 crores expected in the first year(01.02.2018)

The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today proposed to tax long term capital gains exceeding Rs.1 lakh at the rate of 10.....

Tags : Rationalisation, Capital gains, Proposal



Authorisation to Sign Pathology Report(06.02.2018)

As per clause (c) of sub-section (2) of Section 15 of IMC Act, 1956, no person other than a doctor having qualification recognized by MCI and register.....

Tags : Pathology Report, Signing of, Authorisation



Prison modernisation reforms(06.02.2018)

Prisons being a State subject, modernization of prisons is undertaken by respective State Governments. The Ministry of Home Affairs is supporting the .....

Tags : Reforms, Prison, Modernisation



One time relaxation for regularisation and issue of EODC for exports made prior to imports where Advance Authorisation issued for import of Natural Rubber/Silk(13.09.2018)

1. In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 and 2.58 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby g.....

Tags : Regularisation, Relaxation, Exports



Competition Commission of India decides the Third Lesser Penalty case in respect of cartelisation in Indian Zinc-Carbon Dry Cell Batteries Market(17.01.2019)

The Competition Commission of India ('CCI') passed a Final Order imposing penalty on Panasonic Energy India Co. Limited ('Panasonic') and Godrej and B.....

Tags : Penalty, Cartelisation, Dry cell batteries



Discontinuation of physical copy of Advanced/EPCG Authorisation - Procurement from SEZs(11.03.2019)

It has come to the notice of this Directorate that procurement from SEZs has been adversely affected due to the discontinuation of TRA facility for au.....

Tags : EPCG Authorisation, Physical copy, Discontinuation



Shri Dharmendra Pradhan hands over 100th Letter of Intent under SATAT scheme(27.02.2019)

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today handed over the 100th Letter of Intent (L.....

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Standardisation of Handicrafts Industry(03.01.2019)

To organize and standardize the Indian Handicrafts, Government has registered approximately 22.85 lakhs artisans under Pahchan initiative. Moreover, 3.....

Tags : Standardisation, Handicrafts Industry, Artisans, Registration



RBI releases guidelines on Tokenisation - Card Transactions(08.01.2019)

The Reserve Bank has today released guidelines on tokenisation for debit / credit / prepaid card transactions as a part of its continuous endeavour to.....

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Non-requirement of submission of Hard Copy of application at RAs for issue of Advance Authorisation and EPCG Authorisation(15.05.2019)

Attention is invited to Para 4.02(ii) of HBP 2015-20 which explicitly states that "Applicant shall upload documents as prescribed in ANF 4A, if any, a.....

Tags : Submission, Hard Copy, Non-requirement, Advance Authorisation



Petroleum Minister launches SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel(01.10.2018)

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship today launched an innovative initiative .....

Tags : SATAT initiative, Launch, Compressed Bio-Gas, Promotion



Special Window to States for meeting the GST Compensation Cess shortfall(15.10.2020)

Under Option-I States were to be provided a Special Window of Borrowing of Rs. 1.1 lakh cr, and over and above that, an authorisation for additional O.....

Tags : Special Window, States, GST Compensation Cess, Shortfall



Standardisation of procedure to be followed by Debenture Trustee(s) in case of 'Default' by Issuers of listed debt securities(13.10.2020)

1. Representations were made by Debenture Trustee(s) regarding the process to be followed in case of 'Default' by issuers of listed debt securities. A.....

Tags : Standardisation, Procedure, Debt securities



RBI releases the Report of the Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market(09.09.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India had constituted a Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market, on May 29, 2019, with Dr. Harsh Var.....

Tags : Report, Release, Housing Finance, Securitisation Market



Issuance of export authorisation for SCOMET items from new online restricted exports IT module with effect from 5th August, 2021(28.07.2021)

1. Reference is invited to Trade Notice No. 20 dt. 19.02.2016 vide which a module for filing online applications for SCOMET Items to DGFT (HQ) was mad.....

Tags : Issuance, Export authorisation, SCOMET items



Online Procedure for transfer of advance authorisation/EPCG authorisation in case of amalgamation/de-merger/acquisition(04.08.2021)

1. In continuation to Public Notice 34/2015-2020 dated 24.12.2020, it is stated that in case of amalgamation/de-merger/acquisition/insolvency the expo.....

Tags : Online Procedure, Transfer, Advance authorisation



Application to regularize assets held abroad to be sent to RBI(10.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified consideration of applications at its Central Office in Mumbai seeking regularisation of assets held abroad by a per.....

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Permitting Card-on-File Tokenisation (CoFT) services in Tokenisation - Card transactions(07.09.2021)

This is with reference to circular DPSS.CO.PD No.1463/02.14.003/2018-19 dated January 8, 2019 on "Tokenisation - Card transactions", permitting author.....

Tags : Permission, CoFT, Tokenisation



Enhancement to tokenisation of card transactions(07.09.2021)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has today announced the following enhancements to the extant framework on card tokenisation services:

a. t.....

Tags : Enhancement, Tokenisation, Card transactions



ILO recommendations on transition from informal to formal economy approved(06.01.2016)

The Union Cabinet has approved presenting before Parliament the International Labour Organization’s Recommendations (No. 204) concering ‘

Tags : Tokenisation, Card Transactions, Permitted Device



Rationalisation of Overseas Investment Regulations under FEMA, 1999 - Draft rules/regulations for comments(09.08.2021)

Overseas Investments and acquisition of immovable properties outside India by persons resident in India is presently governed by the provisions contai.....

Tags : Rationalisation, Overseas Investment Regulations, FEMA



Direct Tax Dispute Resolution and Equalisation Levy effective 1 June 2016(31.05.2016)

The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 under Chapter X of the Finance Act 2016 came into effect on 1 June 2016. Declarations in respect of tax .....

Tags : direct tax, dispute resolution, equalisation levy, finance act, 2016



Status of Norms Fixation of Advance Authorisations obtained under Self declaration basis(16.08.2018)

Attention of Trade and Industry is invited to new facility introduced by DGFT EDI division which enables exporters who obtained Advance Authorizations.....

Tags : Status, Norms Fixation, Advance Authorisations



Cessation of 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018(27.05.2020)

1. Government of India has vide Notification F.No.4(28)-(W&M)/2017 dated May 27, 2020 announced that the 7.75 percent Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 sh.....

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