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Freedom for Condominium



Majority of the builder/developers forms Association of Apartments (Condominium). Most of the time buyer is ignorant about it. Flat buyers mistake Condominium as a Cooperative Housing Society. Thus, get trapped into Condominiums. In this session, Dr. Vishwas Chavan will be speaking with Advocate Lalit Jhunjhunwala with a quest to find solutions to achieve freedom from the curse of condominiums. - By Viswas Chavan read more

How to make correction in your Voter ID card



A number of times; errors like spelling mistakes, incorrect address, photo mismatch do come up while issuing a Voter ID. Voters who find such issues in their voter ID can follow these simple steps to have their ID corrected. Log on to the official website available for voters the National Voters Services Portal Go to the section that has the title "Correction of entries in electoral roll" and click on it. English or Hindi A new tab opens up. Select "Form ... read more

Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881



NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT ACT, 1881 - RECENT UPDATE    The Supreme Court in its judgement dated 1 st Day of August 2014, in the case of Dashrath Rupsingh Rathod vs. State of Maharashtra and another it was held that, the territorial jurisdiction for dishonour of cheques is restricted to the court within whose local jurisdiction the offence was committed, which in the present context is where the cheque is dishonoured by the bank on which it is drawn. Thus, purs... read more

Flat Ownership & Society Rights In 9 Months, State To Bring In New Rules



Lakhs of flat owners in Pune can take heart from the latest state government move, for it promises to bring in rules to ensure that the ownership of flat and control of society are handed over within nine months of making an application for deemed conveyance deed. "The rules are ready and within a short time, it should come into effect," Housing Secretary Sitaram Kunte said on Friday. The government had last amended the Maharashtra Ownership Flats Act in 2008. "The process to frame ... read more

Process for police verification



Download the form and fill up the same. Paste recent photograph on the form of the tenant. Attach photocopy of rent agreement Tenant should get a letter from employer, if employed stating that he is currently in their employment and as per their records the present address is his residence address and attach the same. Attach photocopy of any government Identity proof of the tenant- [pan card or driving license or passport]. Attach company Id p... read more

Private Limited Company - Complete Information



A private Company can be formed either by i. incorporation of a new company for doing a new business , or ii. conversion of existing business of a sole proprietory concern or partnership firm into a company. A sole proprietory or partnership business can be converted into a company in any of the following ways: 1. By outright sale of the business as a going concern. It may be a block sale where the following takes over all the assets and liabilities of the firm or it may be par... read more

BOOMERANG - Police fined for FIR against kissing



DELHI COMMISSIONER DADWAL TO APOLOGISE TO COUPLE ["Hindustan Times", New Delhi Edition on May 31,2009, page no. 01] WHEN POLICEMEN in Dwarka charged a newlymarried couple with obscenity for “sitting in an objectionable position” and kissing openly near a Metro station in September last year, they said it was done as “passersby were annoyed and embarrassed”. Eight months down the line, it turns out that it is the police who have been left deepl... read more

Legal Aspects to be looked into before buying any property:



Title The title of the property should be clear, marketable and free from encumbrance. There should not be any existing mortgage, loan or litigation which is likely to affect the title to the property. The developer shall enclose a copy of the 'Title Certificate' from the solicitor/advocate showing his rights, along with the 'Agreement for Sale'. Inspection of Documents All sanctions from authorities, like approved plans/specification and commencement certificates, NA permissi... read more

You CAN carry photo copies of your Vehicle's documents.



Xerox copies of the original documents (attested by a Gazetted Officer) can be shown to the Traffic Warden/constable. However if the demanding authority wants to see the original documents, the owner must produce them within 15 days at the time and place allocated by the Officer. So you can keep the original documents in safe custody at home and carry a attested xerox copy of the same in your vehicle. read more

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