Payout for Thane man 40 years after truck took leg

More than four decades after a truck ran over his legs and 30 years after he began his battle for compensation, a deaf and mute resident of Thane district has finally got justice. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal at Kalyan has upheld his claim against the driver and an insurance company, awarding him cash compensation of Rs 1.69 lakh plus interest.

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Plying of buses without insurance; authorities seek time to file reply

In the case of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against the plying of Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) buses on roads without mandatory insurance under the Motor Vehicle Act, Chandigarh home-cum-transport secretary, state transport authority, deputy commissioner, deputy superintendent of police (traffic) and the CTU manager have sought more time from the court to file their replies.

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