In the latest development, Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar on October 23 announced that his government will provide the compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of Bihar who died in the recent Uttarakhand rains. Reportedly, 10 people from Bihar's West Champaran district lost their lives in the rains. While announcing the compensation, Kumar said, ''The resident commissioner is in constant touch with the state government.''
In the biggest relief to the bereaved families of COVID-19, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on October 17 announced to provide a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the victim family in the state. Issuing the detailed guideline about financial relief, CM Yogi also directed the officials to ensure every eligible family gets the compensation. Reportedly, district magistrates in the state will supervise the work.
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The Bihar government under the leadership of Nitish Kumar has decided to compensate farmers who lost their crops due to rainfall and waterlogging. The Bihar cabinet approved Rs 550 crore for farmers who lost their standing crop and Rs 100 crores for those who couldn't even sow this Kharif season. Reportedly, the concerned district officials will decide the subsidy after the assessment of the damage.
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Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi as well as Chattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel have on October 6 announced that they'll give a compensation of Rs 50 lakh separately to the family of four farmers and a journalist who died in Lakhimpur Kheri. Meanwhile, CM Charanjit said, ''We stand with the families of the farmers.'' Besides, the Yogi government has allowed Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi to visit the area.
In the latest development of the Lakhimpur violence case, the Uttar Pradesh government has on October 4 said that the compensation of Rs 45 lakh and a government job would be provided to the bereaved families of four farmers who died during the protest. Moreover, the injured ones will receive Rs 10 lakh. Reportedly, around eight people lost their lives among which four of them were BJP workers.
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The Telangana High Court ordered the state government in its verdict, on September 28, to compensate the farmers for their crop-loss due to heavy rains and floods in October 2020. Reportedly, a PIL was filed by S Ashalatha of the Rythu Swarajya Vedika (RSV), Vissa Kirankumar, Kenneganti Ravi in November 2020. However, RSV welcomed the judgment and said the government should also provide compensation for this year's loss.
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Former Supermodel Linda Evangelista has filed a lawsuit against Zeltiq claiming that the "CoolSculpting" technique left her deformed and unemployed for years and is now seeking $50 million as compensation. Linda's Lawyers revealed that Zeitiq's fat-reducing procedure had the opposite reaction and never warned Linda about its side effects. She said, "she is unrecognizable by her fans and media."
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The Supreme Court has rejected the PIL on September 8 suggesting door-to-door vaccination across the country. "Given the diverse Covid situations and administrative complexities in the country, door to door vaccination is not feasible, especially when vaccination is proceeding extremely well," Court said. However, the apex court also rejected the other PIL demanding compensation for medical negligence to the kin of every Covid death case.
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After releasing interim compensation to the 19 kin's of deceased and 165 people who were injured in a plane crash in Kerala's Kozhikode district on August 7, 2020, Air India Express now offered the final compensation to the victims. Reportedly, 80 out of 184 accepted the offer till August 6 while the rest are yet to accept. The company's spokesperson said, ''We've not received any rejection on the offers".
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced a magisterial probe to examine the death and alleged gang rape of a nine-year-old girl in Delhi. He also announced a compensation of Rs 10 Lakh to the family of the deceased. The girl was found dead and cremated by her mother at a crematorium near her house on August 1. The police have arrested four people including priest Radhey Shyam.
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