Free Press Journal
  • Kannauj accident: UP CM Yogi Adityanath announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Hours after a bus ran over nine students here on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs each for the kin of the deceased. Furthermore, ex-gratia of Rs. 50,000 each would be sanctioned for those injured in the mishap. Earlier in the day, six students were killed after being run over by a bus here. Meanwhile, three

  • Rajinikanth announces ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each to Thoothukudi victims’ family

    Thoothukudi: Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of victims, who died during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi district. Earlier today, the actor-turned politician visited general hospital in Thoothukudi to meet the people, who got injured during the protest.

  • Sangli custodial death: Maharashtra government announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for victim’s family

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of a robbery accused, who allegedly died in police custody in Sangli district. Deepak Kesarkar, minister of state for Home (Rural) said that the government is considering to appoint senior advocate Ujjwal Nikam as the public prosecutor in the case.

  • Air India offers job, Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia to dead technician’s kin

    Mumbai: Air India Chairman Ashwani Lohani today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh and a job in the airline to the family of the AI engineer who was killed in a freak accident wherein he got sucked in by the engine. “We have lost a family member. An ex-gratia amount of Rs 5 lakh has been given to the family. We have also offered a job to the family of the victim,”

  • Train Derails

    Tata-Jammu Express derailed: Inquiry ordered; ex-gratia announced

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today ordered an inquiry into the cause of the derailment of the Muri Express in Uttar Pradesh and announced ex-gratia for the victims. The Tata-Jammu Express, known as Muri Express, enroute to Jammu Tawi, derailed between Sirathu and Atsarai railway stations near Kaushambi district in Uttar Pradesh and one of them overturned, killing one woman and injuring six persons, Railway officials said.