Conversion Water Body West Bengal

Conversion of Doba or Tank or Water Body Land into Homestead Land or Commercial Land in West Bengal


To convert doba/tank or water body land into residential or commercial or homestead land, one has to apply to the District Land Reform and Land Reform Officer (DLR/LRO) in the given format that is attached below.

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Saving Capital Gains

Save Capital Gains from Selling Co-operative Housing Property

Understanding Capital Gains

To understand Capital Gains from selling Co-operative Housing Society flat/plot in West Bengal it is important to understand the specific provisions of the Income Tax Act as provided under:

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Housing Society Dispute

Disputes and Differences in West Bengal Co-operative Housing Society

Disputes in West Bengal Co-operative Housing Societies

If disputes arise in a co-operative housing societies located at Kalyani, Krishnanagar, Nadia, Salt Lake, or any part of West Bengal then such disputes are to be referred to the Deputy Registrar or Assistant Registrar of Co-operative Societies in West Bengal.

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Hypothecation Mortgage Lawyer

Hypothecation and Mortgage of Property in West Bengal

What is Hypothecation?

Hypothecation legally means providing something as collateral for any form of debt. However, although a collateral security is provided the debtor usually does not have to turn over physical custody of the collateral although the lender is “hypothetically” in control of the collateral.

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Checklist for Buying Property

Checklist For Buying Flat or House or Property in West Bengal and Kolkata

You must check the following before embarking upon buying any property, be it a house, land or an ownership flat or even a Co-operative society flat.

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NRI Status India

Residential / Non Residential (NRI) Status in India

The concept of “Non Resident Indian” has been defined differently under various statutes such as the Income Tax Act, 1961 and Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999.

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Housing Society Rules

Co-operative Housing Society Rules West Bengal


A cooperative housing society in West Bengal is formed under the West Bengal Co-operative Societies Act, 2006, which however came into force in 2010.

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Rera in West Bengal

Real Estate Regulation Scenario in West Bengal


The Indian housing industry is rapidly surging ahead as demand for property is a never-ending constant truth of life.

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Urban Land Ceiling West Bengal

Land Reforms vis-a-vis Urban Land Ceiling Act and its Connotations in West Bengal

Land continues to be of growing importance in today’s age of technology and development and the essence of land is etched deep within the history of India.

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Thika Tenancy Lawyer

Deconstructing West Bengal Thika Tenancy

History of West Bengal Thika Tenancy

In 1949, the State of West Bengal enacted the Calcutta Thika Tenancy Act, 1949 with effect from 28th February, 1949 for better provisions relating to the law of landlord and tenant in respect of thika tenancies in Calcutta.

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