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Compensation

Victim compensation under CrPC can't be ground to reduce sentence: SC [Read Order]
Judiciary
Victim compensation under CrPC can't be ground to reduce sentence: SC [Read Order]

The Supreme Court ruled that victim compensation under CrPC cannot reduce an accused's sentence, emphasizing compensation and sentencing are independent.

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Sameer Wankhede files defamation suit against Rakhi Sawant, advocate News Updates
Sameer Wankhede files defamation suit against Rakhi Sawant, advocate

Defamation trouble for Rakhi Sawant and a lawyer from Sameer Wankhede.

For bona fide passenger falling from running train, Railways cannot avoid liability, Delhi HC holds [Read Judgment] Judiciary
For bona fide passenger falling from running train, Railways cannot avoid liability, Delhi HC holds [Read Judgment]

Awarding compensation to the family of a mason worker who lost his life after falling from a running train, the Delhi High Court has held that, "All said and done, once it is proven that the deceased was travelling as a bona fide passenger and he fell from a running train, the respondent/railways cannot avoid its liability." Read more about the case and the Court's reasoning here.

Belagavi Stripping Incident: Karnataka High Court slams bystanders for "collective cowardice" Judiciary
Belagavi Stripping Incident: Karnataka High Court slams bystanders for "collective cowardice"

While hearing the Belagavi stripping case, Karnataka High Court pulled up bystanders for their collective cowardice.

Orissa HC awards Rs 10 lakh to father who lost child to stray dog attack [Read Judgment] Judiciary
Orissa HC awards Rs 10 lakh to father who lost child to stray dog attack [Read Judgment]

The Orissa High Court recently directed the Puri Municipal Corporation to pay Rs 10 lakhs as compensation to the father of a child who was killed by street dogs in 2016.

Must ensure manual scavenging is eradicated SC for Rs 30 lakh as sewer death compensation [Read Judgment]

The Supreme Court directs government authorities to pay a compensation of Rs. 30 lakh in case of sewer deaths during the practice of manual scavenging across the country.

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