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SC orders Railways to pay compensation if trains run late

The Supreme Court has ruled that, Indian Railways must pay compensation to passengers if trains run late. Highlights Supreme Court slammed Indian Railways for delayed running of trains and ordered to pay a compensation of Rs 30,000 to a man who missed his flight because of the delay. Man was put through much inconvenience because ..

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Deity is owner of land attached to temple: SC

According to supreme court bench comprising of Justices Hemant Gupta and A S Bopanna, Deity is the owner of land attached to a temple. Supreme Court’s ruling According to the bench, a priest cannot be treated as Bhumiswami (owner of land). The priest holds the land just for the management of property of the temple. ..

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Karbi Anglong Peace Accord- Highlights

The historic tripartite Karbi Anglong Accord was signed on September 4, 2021 between the government of India, government of Assam and six factions of the Karbi. Key facts As per the accord, the armed groups shall shun their path of violence, surrender their weapons and disband their organisations within one month of the date of ..

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What is Noida Supertech Twin Tower case?

The Supreme Court of India recently directed demolition of two 40-storey towers, comprising of 850 flats, of Supertech Ltd Group in Noida. Highlights Supreme Court issued this direction after it found that Supertech has flouted regulations regarding the distance to be maintained between buildings and of fire safety. According to court, these towers were constructed ..

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LS Speaker inaugurates Parliamentary Outreach Programme

Lok Sabha speaker, Om Birla, inaugurated a parliamentary outreach programme to empower Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Key Points Programme was inaugurated at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar. Now, arrangements will be by Lok Sabha secretariat to conduct capacity-building programmes for representatives of PRIs in the UT. ..

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