Families of non-resident Keralites who died abroad due to COVID-19 are eligible for an ex-gratia of Rs 50k? HC asked the state government

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday sought the state government’s stand on a petition declaring that family members of non-resident Keralites who died abroad due to COVID-19 are entitled to an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000. The court directed the counsel for the state government to take directions on the issue raised in the petition and … Read more

Air pollution: Construction workers move SC seeking ex-gratia for daily wage workers

A construction labor body has moved the Supreme Court for daily workers who have lost income due to a sudden complete ban on sector activities imposed by NCR states to check pollution caused by dust. The petition, filed by the National Campaign Committee on Construction Activities for Central Legislation on Construction Labor, said the ban … Read more