New India Assurance Co. Ltd Vs.
N.R. Usharani & Ors  INSC 432 (12 March 2008)
H.K. Sema & Markandey Katju
O R D E R Civil Appeal No. 4021
This appeal has been preferred by
the Insurance Company. Admittedly, the claimant was a pillion rider. A
three-Judge Bench of this Court in New India Assurance Co. Ltd.the policy and, therefore, the Insurance company is not liable to pay
compensation. This appeal is squarely covered by the decision in Asha Rani case. In view
thereof, the order of the High Court is set aside. This appeal is allowed.