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Court Directs Guj Govt To Pay Rs 49,000 Compensation To Man Who Sustained Bullet Injuries In 1992 Riots

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Initially, he claimed Rs 1 lakh compensation from the state government, which he enhanced to Rs 7 lakh, with 18 percent interest, on the ground that it was the duty of the state to ensure the safety and security of its citizens in the event of communal riots.

Rahul Gandhi Demands Compensation For Dead Farmers' Kins, Slams Govt For Not Keeping Data

Dec 07, 2021 PTI

During the Zero Hour in parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also slammed the Modi government for failing to maintain data on the death of farmers. Congress members demanded a statement from the government on the issue.


Kashmir: Tosa Maidan Blast Victims Still Await Compensation

While the Army and Airforce vacated the Tosa Maidan meadow as a firing range back in 2014, the victims of the deadly explosions are yet to receive their compensation from the government.

Punjab Chief Minister Channi Urges Prime Minister Modi To Give Rs 4 lakh Ex-Gratia To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We feel at such times of distress it is imperative that special consideration should be made to fulfil the earlier commitment of Rs 4 lakh by the government,” Channi wrote.


Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas, including the Kendriya Vihar Apartment complex, which the CM visited on Tuesday.

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22 November, 2021

Tamil Nadu To Conduct Study On Farmers' Losses Due To Heavy Rain

Outlook Web Desk

In a high level meeting of the ministers and officials at Tamil Nadu secretariat, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin directed the state agriculture minister and chief secretary to conduct a detailed study on the losses incurred by farmers, including the poultry and cattle farmers.


28 October, 2021

Kerala Govt To Roll Out Rs 5L Compensation To Families Of Deceased, Rs 10L For Property Loss

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Of the Rs 5 lakh to be paid to the families of those who died in the recent natural disasters, the State Disaster Response Fund would provide Rs 4 lakh while remaining Rs 1 lakh would come from the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.


04 August, 2021

J&K Terror Victim's Kin Receive Rs 1 Lakh Ex-Gratia 21 Years After His Death

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The Jammu and Kashmir administration has released the compensation amount to families of six terror victims ahead of the second anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370.


28 July, 2021

Japan’s Nissan Reports USD 1 Billion Profit For April-June Quarter

Associated Press (AP)

The Japanese automaker says it expects to return to profit for the fiscal year through March 2022, with a 60 billion yen ($545 million) profit. It had previously expected to sink into a 60 billion yen annual loss.


27 July, 2021

Iraq Invasion: UN pays USD 600 Million To Kuwait Oil Firm As Compensation

Associated Press (AP)

The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation successfully claimed USD 14.7 billion for oil production and sales losses resulting from damage to the country's oil fields during the 1990-91 Iraqi invasion and occupation that resulted in the US-led Gulf War.


18 July, 2021

Mumbai Rains: PM Modi Announces Rs Two Lakh Each For Families Of Deceased

Outlook Web Desk

The landslide triggered wall collapse so far has killed as many as fifteen people.


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10 July, 2021

SC Stays NGT Order, Seeks Compensation Roll Out For The Gas Leak Victims' Families

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The apex court was hearing an appeal filed by Rourkela Steel plant against an NGT order which took cognisance of a media report about gas leak in the plant and directed payment of compensation to the families or heirs of people who died in the gas leakage.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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