Articles

9th Mar, 2014

Can a Hindu Husband marry for the second time by embracing Islam? #indianlaws #marriagelaws

The second marriage of a Hindu husband after his conversion to Islam is a void marriage in terms of Section 494 IPC.
2nd Mar, 2014

Injunction on Invocation of bank guarantees #indianlaws

The Courts, thus, should, be slow in putting a restrain in realizing such a bank guarantee.
2nd Mar, 2014

‘Shared Household’ under Domestic Violence Act 2005 #marriagelaws #indianlaws

The Supreme Court dealt with the issue relating to Scope and meaning of the expression Shared Household vis-à-vis question as to whether in the property (ies) wherever the husband and wife lived together last becomes […]
2nd Mar, 2014

Principles of grant of damages under Section 73 and 74 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872

Sections 73 and 74 of Contract Act contemplates that in a contract the party who suffers by such breach is entitled to receive compensation for any loss which naturally arises in the usual course of […]
27th Feb, 2014

What Is An “Agreement” Under The Competition Act, 2002

It is the duty of the Competition Commission to eliminate practices having adverse effect on competition, promote and sustain competition, protect the interests of consumers and ensure freedom of trade in the markets of India.
27th Feb, 2014

What Constitutes Mental Cruelty in a Matrimonial Proceeding? #indianlaws

There cannot be any comprehensive definition of the concept of ‘mental Cruelty’ within which all kinds of cases of mental cruelty can be covered. An attempt is however made to incorporate certain tests which would […]
27th Feb, 2014

Tax treatment of employees stock Option (ESOP)

Whether discount on issue of Employee Stock Options is allowable as deduction in computing the income under the head profits and gains in business
27th Feb, 2014

Restriction on sale of shares of public limited company

Certain restrictions are imposed on sale of shares of public limited companies under the purview of Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (hereinafter referred to as Regulation Act). They could not be sold through private arrangement […]
27th Feb, 2014

Real Estate Investment-A legal perspective

Each of us dreams of owning an immovable property; however knowledge about the legal implications involved is minimal.
27th Feb, 2014

Real Estate and the Competition Act, 2002

The Competition Commission of India in the matter of Belaire Owner’s Association Vs DLF Limited had the occasion to examine the buyer’s Agreement executed between M/s DLF Limited and its consumers/allottees in respect of residential […]
27th Feb, 2014

Proof of Will in India #indianlaws

It is well-known that the proof of wills presents a recurring topic for decision in courts and there are a large number of judicial pronouncements on the subject
27th Feb, 2014

Power of Attorney Sales

The `Power of Attorney Sales’ as a method of `transfer’ was evolved by lawyers and document writers in Delhi, to overcome certain restrictions on transfer of flats by the Delhi Development Authority (for short `DDA’).