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How to Recover Transfer Fees Obtained Illegally by Cooperative Housing Societies in West Bengal

Introduction: This is a vast topic to be discussed here. Nowadays we find that there are many cases related to the recovery of the transfer fees which is obtained illegally by the Co-operative Housing Societies in West Bengal. If any Co-operative Housing Societies in West Bengal gains any transfer fees illegally from an individual who […]

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Legal Remedies if Builder Fails to Complete Project and hand over Possession in West Bengal

Introduction: Undoubtedly, one of the most stressful things is to buy a property which is under construction, and the possession procedure is totally uncertain. Although builders often make high claims about the initial grant of occupancy, and often sample houses are ready to tempt you to a certain amount of promise, the wait is often […]

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How to retrieve property lost due to default in payment of loans

Introduction: People take home loans, education loans and many other types of loans. The creditor lends the money and the debtor borrows the money from the creditor.  There are many people who take out their property mortgages and get loans from banks.But many a time, due to financial crisis, they are not able to pay […]

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Real estate obligations and liabilities for promoters and developers under RERA

Introduction: It is mandatory for a promoterto register under the RERA Act, and each project must be registered with the RERA. To protect the interests of consumers, the law imposes various obligations and liabilities on the promoters and developers to ensure fairness and transparency in case of dealings with genuine buyers.“Promoter is the person who […]

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Do Revenue Record Entries confer Title to a Property in India

Introduction: Revenue record entries do not confer title to a property in India. These entries enable an individual in whose favour mutation is recorded to give the land revenue. These types of issues have been seen in many cases and some of the cases are discussed below. Case Analysis: “The Supreme Court on October 16, […]

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Procedure for Expulsion of a member and Their Rights of the Co-operative Housing Society

Introduction: There are different procedures to expel a member from the Co-operative Housing Society and the members also have some rights to defend themselves when they are expelled by the authority. There are few Rules and Provisions given below which provides for expulsion of a member and their rights under West Bengal Co-operative Societies Rules, […]

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Recourse for Apartment Owners in case Maintenance has not been done in West Bengal

Introduction: There is less number of lands as compared to the population of our country so many builders and developers have come forward to solve this problem by providing flats or apartments to the people. When the builders hand over the flats or apartments to the residents they are in charge of maintenance of apartment […]

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Requirements and Liabilities of Surrogate Mother and Intending Couple in Surrogacy

Introduction: The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill was passed in the year 2019 in the Lok Sabha and this bill was introduced by the Minister of Health and Family Welfare. This bill says that when a woman gives birth to child for an intending couple, she must hand over the child to the intending couple. Regulation of […]

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How to file online police complaint in West Bengal

Introduction: Generally speaking, FIR means the First Information Report. It is made when police receive information about a criminal offence. Usually, it is a complaint made by the victim of a cognizable crime or by relatives, friends or known person on behalf of the victim person, but anyone can make such report orally or in […]

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When does a Person Have Possessory Title over Property in India

Introduction: Any individual who has no deeds to show his ownership of a land but holds the land or property of another person for long period legally then he or she can inherit the property or can get ownership of the property according to the law and which is referred as possessory title. The Supreme […]

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New Changes Inserted to the West Bengal Thika Tenancy (Acquisition and Regulation) (Amendment) Act, 2019

Introduction: Meaning of Thika Tenancy: Thika tenancy is the tenancy where an individual occupies the land of a landlord by a written lease or by purchase or gift for residential, manufacturing or for business purpose. Different sections defined along with new provisions as follows: “In section 2 of the West Bengal Thika Tenancy (Acquisition and […]

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Title Insurance and the Real Estate Market in India

Introduction: Title Insurance: Title insurance is an insurance which provides indemnity to the developers or builders and the homeowners of the property which are related to the disputes in the title of the property. Types of title insurance: There are mainly two types of title insurance: Lender’s title insurance Owner’s title insurance Advantages of Title Insurance for Home […]

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Age of Coronavirus and Video Conferencing in Courts of India

Introduction: The lockdown in the country has put many things on hold such as industries, companies, government and private institutions and government offices and so on. These are locked down due to Coronavirus or COVID-19, which is spreading across the country as well as around the world. Our government has adopted many ways to protect […]

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Confiscation and Forfeiture of Properties in India

Introduction: Meaning of Confiscation of Property: Confiscation has been derived from the Latin word confiscare which means “to consign to the fiscus” in simple words which mean “transfer to the treasury.” It is a legal form of seizure by any public authority or government. Meaning of Forfeiture of Property: In simple words, forfeiture means the […]

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Is there any Legal Remedy if My Builder has taken Money from Me Without Completing the Building on Time in West Bengal

Introduction: Some Important Points about the Delay in Possession: Any person such as home buyer can bring action against the builders or developers if they fail to complete the building on time. There are different provisions under Indian laws such civil, criminal and consumer laws which can be used by the home buyers or any […]