Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan has been fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate in their match against Chennai Super Kings on April 22. According to the IPL's official statement, "It was his [Morgan's] team's first offence of the season under the IPL's code of conduct relating to minimum over rate offences". It also stated that Morgan would be banned for one match if the code is violated thrice.
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Microblogging platform Twitter has been fined $117,000 for not deleting protest-related posts in Russia. The Russian authorities, on April 2, slapped Twitter with three fines, asking to pay the amount in 60 days. Moreover, the officials claimed that the undeleted posts encouraged minors to join protests. While Russia alleged Twitter to deny deletion of posts related to pornography, drugs usage, and other banned topics, Twitter has refused to… read-more
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's data has revealed that Mumbai residents have paid Rs 44 crore as fine on account of flouting COVID-19 norms. The fine was collected via combined working of the BMC and Mumbai Police along with railway authorities. Reportedly, on March 20 alone, people paid more than Rs 42 lakh fine for not wearing masks and defying COVID rules. Besides, the Western Railways collected Rs 8.83 lakh during March 1-6 from… read-more
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The Central Pollution Control Board has exacted penalties from Coke and Pepsi and bottled-water manufacturer Bisleri for infringing governmental obligations concerning plastic waste collection-disposal. Reportedly, the companies had violated filing statutory returns under extended producer responsibility (EPR). Besides giving 15 days to remit the fine and fulfil meddled norms, CPCB fined Bisleri Rs 10.75 crore whereas PepsiCo India Holdings… read-more
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Stating that NDTV concealed sensitive financial data, SEBI has imposed a Rs 5-crore fine on the media company. The market regulator said that the decision was taken against a 2017 complaints, which had flagged some discrepancies in loan agreements between RRPR Holdings and VCPL that have impact on NDTV's business. However, NDTV on December 30 said that it would file an appeal against SEBI's decision.
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Ofcom, the UK's broadcasting regulator, has fined Republic Bharat with Rs 20 lakh for spreading hatred towards Pakistanis. The regulator on December 22 imposed fine on Worldview Media Network Limited which holds the license for airing the channel in the UK. The regulator has accused the channel of violating Ofcom Broadcasting Code in its September 6, 2019 episode of 'Poochta Hai Bharat'. It has also asked the channel not to repeat … read-more
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Gujarat has collected Rs 93.56 crore as penalty from 21.40 lakh persons, till December 5, for violating the COVID-19 rules, stated the official data. The violations included not wearing masks and spitting in public places. “Till now we have filed 60,400 cases under Indian Penal Code section 188 for disobedience to order given by public servant," added the official statement. Besides, the police have also seized 4,92,322 vehicles for violating… read-more
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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.
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.
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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.
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