Paying the price

Print edition : September 30, 2016

Debris carried by floodwaters of the Alaknanda river crashing against a temple in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand on June 18, 2013. Photo: AFP/Indian Army

For the first time, a company in India will have to pay compensation for damage occurring during a natural disaster: the NGT imposes a fine on GVK for aggravating the impact of the 2013 floods in Uttarakhand.
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