Note on Section 14 of Delhi Rent Control Act

Safeguards to Tenant Under S. 14(1) (c) # Purpose for letting (i) residence, (ii) commercial, or (iii) any other purpose -> must be proved by landlord [I.D.Malik v Duli Chand 1968 RCJ 187] #Initial Purpose to run grocery shop, later running book-shop - > no ground for eviction [Rattan Lal v Asha Rani JT 1988 … Continue reading Note on Section 14 of Delhi Rent Control Act

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Custodial Interrogation in India

Custodial interrogation implies when an accused is in the custody of enforcement officials or police officers for interrogation. While in custody, several rights of the accused are on hold but some basic human and fundamental rights are nonetheless within his reach. The conditions for grant of custodial interrogation: (section 167 Cr.P.C.) Investigation not complete within … Continue reading Custodial Interrogation in India

DECONSTRUCTING 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. Thika tenant means any person (including his Successors in interest) holding land under written/otherwise lease paying rental … Continue reading DECONSTRUCTING WEST BENGAL THIKA TENANCY

Domestic Violence Section 12 Complaint Format

IN THE COURT OF DISTRICT JUDGE, ______________, ____     IN THE MATTER OF:   IN THE MATTER OF: 1.       ________________ W/O SHRI _______________ D/O _________________ R/O ___________________ ______________                         ..COMPLAINANT/PETITIONER     VERSUS     SHRI ____________ S/O _________________ R/O _______________   SHRI _______________ S/o late Shri ___________ R/o __________________   SMT ______________________ W/o … Continue reading Domestic Violence Section 12 Complaint Format

West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Update August 2014: Due to a recent Calcutta High Court ruling in Madhav Chandra Mondal v State of West Bengal and due to change in West Bengal State Disaster Management policy, compensation is now being granted to family members of persons who have died unnaturally by lightning strike. Do check this official website of West Bengal … Continue reading West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION)   SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (CRL.) NO.    ______    OF ______ (Under Article 136 of the Constitution of India) (WITH PRAYER FOR INTERIM RELIEF)                                                                                        POSITION OF PARTIES                                        In the High Court         In this Court BETWEEN:   ___________,                                   Appellant No.2                Petitioner Son of ________, Sunari, P.S.: … Continue reading Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India

Coal Controller's Organisation is a subordinate office under the administrative control of Department of Coal, Ministry of Coal, having its headquarters at Kolkata and five field offices located at Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bilaspur, Nagpur and Kothagudem with their jurisdiction as follows:  Field OfficesJurisdictionDhanbadCollieries under BCCL, TISCO (Jharia), IISCO, BECML, ICML, CML & PSEBRanchiColieries under CCL, NCL, TISCO … Continue reading Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India

Validity and Legal Enforce-ability of Side Letters in India

The question of whether or not an Agreement is a Side Letter and whether such agreement meets the requirement of a valid, binding and enforceable contract or not, must be analyzed on facts from case to case and that the same must comply with the provisions of the Indian Contract Act 1872. The following broad … Continue reading Validity and Legal Enforce-ability of Side Letters in India