Articles

27th Feb, 2014

Period of probation – A testing time for employer as well as probationer

If the person under probation is expected to deliver his best, the period is equally crucial for an Employer as Employer during this period gets an opportunity to observe the work, conduct, efficiency, utility, integrity […]
27th Feb, 2014

Model Residential Tenancy Act, 2011

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in a Judgment passed in the month of May, 2011 has expressed deep anguish over the abuse of the rent control legislation and the pendency of litigation in the landlord-tenant disputes.
27th Feb, 2014

Land Titling Bill, 2011- A revolution in offing

The existing system of maintaining land records in India establishes at best a presumptive title of the owner.
27th Feb, 2014

Land Acquisition: Cost of acquisition of land from Industrial Perspective

All these controversies related to land acquisition have made it a political issue but nonetheless all these amendments in the land acquisition laws have failed to please the population
27th Feb, 2014

Greater Noida Fiasco- A conflict between Farmers, Government, Builders and Consumers.

Real estate Industry, very recently, suffered a set back wherein the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority VsDevender Kumar set aside the acquisition of land situated in a village […]
27th Feb, 2014

Sale through General Power of Attorney-A Bad Sale

Sale is perhaps the most popular mode of transfer of immovable property in India. Gift and Exchange are the other modes which transfer the rights, titles and interest in the property with immediate effect.
27th Feb, 2014

Family Settlement and Partition deed- A thin line of difference

There is often a confusion while seeking partition of properties amongst Hindu families, whether parties should opt for a partition deed or a family settlement.
27th Feb, 2014

Criminal liability for dishonour of cheques under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act.

It is only the “drawer” of the cheque who can be made liable for the penal action under the provisions of the N.I. Act and as law is well settled, a strict interpretation is required […]
21st Feb, 2014

Challenging the orders of Subordinate Courts under Article 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India

The writ jurisdiction of the High Court under Article 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India is a very effective and powerful remedy available in law
21st Feb, 2014

Concept of Matrimonial Home under Domestic Violence Act 2005 and Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

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 falls under the definition of shared household .
21st Feb, 2014

Principles governing grant of damage for breach of contract

In the judgment as passed by the Supreme Court in Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. vs. SAW Pipes Ltd. [AIR2003SC2629] dated 17.04.2003 the Court dealt with the issue relating to determination of compensation for […]
21st Feb, 2014

Power of the High Court to extend stay on recovery envisaged under Income Tax Act, 1961

The third proviso also does not bar or prohibit the Revenue or departmental representative from making a statement that they would not take coercive steps to recover the impugned demand