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Occupational Safety and Health Hazards in Workplace: Govt.

The Government of India has declared the National Policy on Safety, Health and Environment at Workplace (NPSHEW) which aims to establish a preventive safety and health culture in the country through elimination of the incidence of work related injuries, diseases, … Continue reading

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Draft Passenger Charter notified for Public Consultation: Govt.

Government of India today informed that the Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers has being notified today for public consultation. The following initiatives are proposed: Passenger Charter: A Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers has being … Continue reading

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Builders may limit their liability for breach of contract: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that builders can limit their liability for breach of contract if they can portray that they have performed their obligation in a prudent manner even though it is well established that contractual damages … Continue reading

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Compensation received from Govt for a deceased employee should be deducted from total compensation: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the compensation received from the Government by the dependents of a deceased employee in a motor vehicle accident should be deducted from the total compensation payable to such dependents by the tortfeasor or … Continue reading

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Central Victim Compensation Fund established: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to set up a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with the following key objectives:- (i) To support and supplement the existing Victim Compensation Schemes notified by States/UT Administrations. (ii) To reduce disparity in … Continue reading

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Cinema owners should provide free drinking water to movie viewers: NCDRC

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission recently hit at the unethical practice of cinema hall owners wherein neither did they allow taking of water bottles inside the cinema nor did they provide free clean and cold drinking water to the movie … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Attractive Nuisance and Negligence dwelled upon: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently had an opportunity to dwell on the concepts of ‘doctrine of attractive nuisance’ and ‘negligence’ under the tort law. The Court was dealing a¬†case wherein six children died due to drowning in open drains. Absolving¬†the … Continue reading

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