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Rajasthan: Weddings With Over 100 Attendees To Be Fined Rs 25,000

After witnessing a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has decided to impose a fine of Rs 25,000 if the number of people attending a wedding crosses 100. It stated the wedding organisers' must ensure that number of attendees does not go beyond 100. Earlier, the government increased the amount of fine for not wearing masks from Rs 200 to Rs 500, while imposing a nigh-curfew in eight districts.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 11:53 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Rajasthan Government, ASHOK GEHLOT, Wedding, Fine

Courtesy: India

BBMP Waste collection

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Bangalore Civic Body Focuses on Waste Management; Collects Rs 75 Lakh In Fines

In a span of five months (June-October), the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has collected Rs 75 lakh in fines from those failing to adhere by waste management rules. Reportedly, the civic body has appointed 250 marshals and uses eight patrol vehicles for this purpose. It has fixed a fine of Rs 1000 for disposing garbage in open places and same amount for failing to segregate the waste. 

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 04:17 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, BBMP, Waste management, Fine

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Stubble Burning

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UP: Over 180 FIRs Lodged In 240 Stubble Burning Cases In October

Uttar Pradesh authorities have imposed a total fine of Rs 3.5 lakh against stubble burning instances in the month of October. The state's Additional Chief Secretary Devesh Chaturvedi said that 240 stubble burning cases were reported since October 1, and over 180 FIRs have been filed. He asserted that they are creating awareness and providing "equipment related to stubble management" to farmers, in order to discourage stubble burning. 

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 10:30 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Stubble Burning, Air Pollution, Fine, Farmers

Courtesy: Business World

Fine Collection

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Bengaluru: Civic Body Imposes Fine On 1.25 Lakh People Over COVID Norms

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike on October 8 informed the High Court of Karnataka that it had imposed fines on over 1.25 lakh people for violating COVID-19 norms in last four months. It stated Rs 2.65 crore was collected from people who failed to wear masks. Reportedly, an additional Rs 31.5 lakh was collected from those who violated social distancing norms. Besides, 170 establishments had been sealed for violating COVID-19 rules.

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:52 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, High Court, Covid-19, Fine

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

NBSA fined Rs. 1 Lakh on AajTak for broadcasting fake tweets on SSR.

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Aaj Tak Penalised For Airing Misleading Tweets In Sushant's Case

Citing the telecast of fake tweets, News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on news channel 'Aaj Tak'. Reportedly, the news channel had aired some tweets that were wrongly attributed to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. It also directed the channel to air an apology, and ordered to remove videos of the same if telecasted on any digital media platforms.

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 05:00 PM / by Gurbani Chandan

Tags: Sushant Singh Rajput, Twitter, Fine, Aaj Tak

Courtesy: The Quint

Karnataka-covid testing

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Karnataka Govt To Punish Individuals Refusing COVID-19 Test

In order to contain the virus transmission, Karnataka government on October 6 announced that the state will take stringent actions against those who refuse to take COVID-19 test. The government has invoked the 'Epidemic Diseases Ordinance 2020', according to which, violators could be fined up to Rs 50,000 and imprisoned for upto three years. Reportedly, the move was taken after few primary contacts refused the undergo the COVID-19 test.

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 11:10 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, Coronavirus, Covid-19 Test, Fine

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Shreyas Iyer

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IPL 2020: Fine Of Rs 12 Lakh Imposed On Shreyas Iyer For Slow Over Rate

The Delhi Capitals team Captain, Shreyas Iyer, has been levied a fine of Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate in the match against SunRisers Hyderabad on September 29. The fine was imposed in accordance with the IPL's Code of Conduct regarding minimum over-rate offence . Earlier, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, Virat Kohli, had been fined on September 25 for the same reasons.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 02:02 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Shreyas Iyer, IPL, Delhi Capitals, Fine

Courtesy: Hindustan Times