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Every second elderly person in Delhi faces harassment over property

Submitted by asandil on Sat, 04/26/2014 - 14:46

As stated by an Older Persons Property Victimization Survey conducted by Helpage India in the recent past, most elderly individuals living with their children in Delhi face extraordinary pressure either in auctioning their property or exchange proprietorship.

Consistently elderly individual in Delhi confronts provocation over property. Delhi's elite class who lives the premium localities in south Delhi where property rates have soared high recently, have the most elevated number of property-related provocation cases in the capital.

The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 and the recommendations of The Law Commission

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:52

The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 was an effort in the direction of changing the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and the Special Marriage Act, 1954, to provide therein unrecoverable break down of marriage as a ground of separation. The Bill would provide safeguards to parties to marriage who file petition for grant of divorce by consent from the harassment in court if any of the party does not come to the court or wilfully avoids the court to keep the divorce proceedings inconclusive.

Sting Operation Not a Legal Method of Law Enforcement: SC

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:50

The Supreme Court has said that sting operations are not a legitimate strategy for law implementation, raising questions on drawing an individual to entangle him.  A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said the Apex Court had given approval to sting operation that was done in the public interest in the R K Anand case, yet it will be troublesome to comprehend the degree in the said case as a regard of such a technique as a satisfactory rule of law authorization in all cases. 

Know the Delhi Rent Control Bill

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:47

Most of the persons living in urban regions are, by one means or another, straightforwardly or by implication influenced by the law of rent control which is common in nature and it varies from State to State. The law which was relevant to Delhi was Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control Act, 1952 (38 of 1952). 

Throughout the course of its materialization, numerous troubles were being confronted and it was viewed as important to establish an extensive law for Delhi. With a specific end goal to accomplish this target, the Delhi Rent Control Bill was presented in the Parliament.

Inheritance rights of step sons as per the Indian legal provisions

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:44

As per the provisions of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, neither ‘son’ nor ‘step-son’ has been defined; therefore the room for expressions have always been open to judicial interpretation. The expression ‘son’ has also been used in the list of Class I heirs, but here again, the phrase ‘stepson’ has not been specifically included. To begin with, it is generally accepted that the expression “son” undoubtedly includes natural, adopted and even illegitimate sons, though the rules governing succession of each to the shared or self-acquired property of the father would be quite different.

Hindu widows are empowered to sell, gift, mortgage or waste the inherited property

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:39

One of the greatest traumas that a widow confronts after the demise of her spouse is the issue of shelter. How and where would she be able to live? In case, she is living with her in-laws, she is simply tossed out of life and it becomes so troublesome for her that it gets unimaginable for her to stay there. 

Election Commission goes tougher on 4 IT companies in Chennai for being operational on polling day

Submitted by asandil on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:31

Election Commission authorities sealed the work stations of four IT organizations in Chennai and sent their representatives out on Thursday, as  they worked regardless of orders proclaiming a general holiday for all business locales and stations, IT organizations, theatres, lodgings and others. 

As stated by reports coming in, more than 3,000 professionals in these well-known IT organizations reported present in the morning and were found at their workplace when EC authorities swooped on them and sent them out. 

Intellectual property rights in Indian contexts and the laws

Submitted by asandil on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:11

The Law of Intellectual Property is implied for consolation for manifestations, developments and obviously for revelations.  In 2001 the UN issued a report called :" Human Rights and licensed innovation" that argued that protected innovation has a tendency to be represented by financial objectives when it ought to be seen fundamentally as social norm, keeping in mind the end goal to serve human prosperity protected innovation frameworks must admiration and fit in with human right laws.

The offence of cheque bouncing and legal provisions associated with it

Submitted by asandil on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:08

Bouncing of a cheque invites criminal prosecution under section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act. The Act states that when a person issues a cheque to another person to be encashed. The concerned cheque is issued towards a ‘debt’ payment or liability which is returned unpaid for insufficient of funds, the person who is issuing the cheque without having the required amount is treated as offender as per the Indian Govt. Section 138 presupposes three conditions for prosecution of an offence they are: