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In our Co-operative Housing Society, water pump operator had a altercation with a society member outside his flat. The member had purchased this flat in resale and the flat was under renovation. It seemed that in the evening , the workers did not close one tap inadvertently, resulting in leakage/flowing of water. It is said that the Pump Operator had a heated exchange with the lady of that flat...

Employment Status

I have joined a state govt job training on the basis of document verification and one letter issued from office to send me to training centre.I have completed that training then was asked to come to alloted district but remained absent for 4 months due to covid lockdown.Then a letter is issued from head office that remaining training need to be completed and in that batch I found my name,and th...

Security deposit for rental property

I am tenant staying in rental apartment in Mumbai. I have been staying in this apartment for 3+ years and have registered rental agreement. I am now vacating the flat and moving to another place. I have below questions wrt same. 1. I am required to provide 30 days notice to landlord as per agreement which I did but through WhatsApp and call. Unfortunately my email did not go through. Is WhatsA...

Is the action taken by public service commission is valid?

Let us for the post the prescribed qualification are 1. Academic qualification 2. Technical qualification One of the service rule prescribes that I. Rule 12(1) (a) (iii) of general rule “No person shall be eligible for appointment to any service by direct recruitment unless he satisfies the selection authority as well as the appointing authority, that he possesses the academic and other q...

Harassment by my sister in law and her husband over property

Hi, I lost my husband 5+ years ago and my father in law 3 years ago. I have a 5 year old son and I am a working independent woman. However, my sister in law and her husband are not letting me live in peace since the day my father in law died. My mother in law passed away years back so now the legal heirs are just me and my sister in law. We have 2 properties: 1. My husband's house - where ...

Can I get mutation done of my newly purchased land and then change land type?

On 25th March, 2021 I have purchased a land by registering a sale deed on A.D.S.R. Matla, Land area 2 kattah Price 230000 Paid on account payee Cheque on the name of Seller. Cheque no. Mentioned in deed and seller declared he is the only owner and there is no case or loan going on this land. Today on 31st March, 2021 I checked online, my sale deed is showing registered. Showing my name as...

Property division

We were 5 brothers. We used to live in same place 50 years ago. After that I constructed my own house 11550 sq.ft in my ancestral property . At that time none of my brother had any objection in this because we all settled by making our own houses. But after few years one national highway was made just near my house. This made the value of property high. But at that time also no one objected. An...

Our landlord holding our security deposit of 75k 2bhk

We want advice on the what is process to get back our deposit amount from owner.. 1. Our owner Heena Bhatia js based in Dubai but power of attorney was given to her brother-in-law sunil bhatia. From the agreement Time 2016 till march 2021 we was coordinating and done agreement with him. 2. Now while leaving the owner came and started pointing out unnecessary things which now she is holdin...

Transfer of property act and society rules

I am a member of a gated community RWA in a major city of Tamilnadu. The builder has completed the 4 phases of construction over a period of 5 years. While the UDS have been transferred and registered in favour of the respective buyers, the space for roads and space for OSR have also been transferred and registered in favour of RWA. For the balance of space [which is 20 %of the gated communit...

Defamation case against relative of my borrower

Some body (A) had borrowed as friendly loan from us against ornaments as security for loan and subsequently repaid the amount and taken back gold ornaments, now one of her relative (B) has filed a Chapter case against me in police station claiming that her ornaments have not been returned. Since that party (B) is not directly involved in the transaction which took place between me and her relat...

Non-solicitation of clients

Hi Experts, I have resigned from XYZ organization and i have received a NDA form on last day as part of exit formalities which includes this below clause. Please let me know if this clause restricts me to join as a Full time employee for any of the client's of XYZ organization for 12months. Non-solicitation of clients 1. I agree for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of closure of...

Is farmer certificate of rajasthan legally acceptable in Maharashtra?

Respected Gentlemen, I was born in Delhi resides in Mumbai from last 15 yrs. I don't come from a farmer background neither do I or any of my family members own an agriculture land anywhere in india but I am interested in agriculture so i learnt permaculture and have been searching for a small piece of land around Mumbai for agriculture. I know I can't buy a land in maharashtra provided I alre...

Rejecting offer contract after signing it

Hi, Can i reject an offer contract after duly signing it , can I be sued for the below . this what is mentioned under terms and conditions: The write up is as follows Conditions to Employment 1.1 Your employment under this agreement is conditional on the Company confirming to You that it has received such references, pre-employment background checks as the Company deems satisfactory. 1...

Can we evict a sibling from the house if the property is under legal heir?

Hello Legal Experts, My father passed away in 2018 and I left with debts of my father and I borrowed few debts to do my father's ceremony and to clear few immediate loans. All the loans are direct and indirect which means from the co-operative bank, Chit funds, gold loans, and overdrafts, etc and I was the nominee to clear all the loans. Bank has debited OD's due and few loans have cleared ...

Buying a site by taking Certified copy of the mother deed as originals given to other buyer

Hi All, I am planning to buy a site in Bangalore from a seller who owns two sites - site no. 1 & 2. He will be selling site no. 1 to Mr. X and site no. 2 to me. The owner is telling that he will handover the original mother deed (the sale deed with which he got property transferred to his name) to Mr. X, and a certified copy of the same to me while registration. 1. Is it Okay to accept t...

Pagdi House

My dad was not aware of pagdi system in mumbai , he bought a house in 1992 and now it's been more than 25 years, earlier we use to give 700 rs rent and now suddenly landlord is asking to give 1000 rs rent every month and every year she is going to increase it for 100.so almost 80% tenant has stopped giving the rent since more than a year and landlord is not allowing us to sell the house and als...

Tenant staying for 21 years

Hello, Property details : one portion House (For ownuse) + 3 shops. Can the tenant staying in a shop for more than 21 years claim rights to the property wen the agreement was basically not executed with present tenant but with his brother & after sometime with mutual understanding the tenant (who is presently staying) has occupied the shop & continues to stay with doing business which is not...

Property disputes

My mom and sisters live in my granny house and mom is 4 sister. Recently my granny expired ( grandfather expired 10 year ago). Only my mom and my sister live on my granny house and took care of her for 15 years on bed. Now she is dead. Two of my aunt wants a partition where one of them sent legal notice which we have replied already that we agreed for partition and other aunty's and her husban...

Mental harassment by husband parents after marriage

My parents-in-law have two sons. i got married to younger son 2 year back. i gave birthday to baby girl , but sadly she has birth defect called microtia. Although my husband earns, but the world came cracking down on us when our child had the birth defect. my parents in-laws were never helping us financially and we were living on our own in bangalore city which is costly. So, we tried to ask my...

Termination from Job by UK Company

Dear Siddharth, i work in a UK company having a fully owned subsidiary in India and I have been terminated from my Job unfairly under conspiracy of the executives on frivolous ground of not speaking fluent English which i feel is discrematory and also due to the financial condition of the company, initially they were not even offering any severance package after fighting back they have agre...