Nirav Modi PNB Fraud documents were seized from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Law firm by CBI

Sep 19, 2018:-Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), an Indian law firm, is being scrutinized by investigators after seizing documents related to the $2 billion fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) from CAM’s premises in February, a lawyer representing the government and a police source told Reuters.

In mid-February, Modi’s aides packed cartons of documents at one of his diamond firm’s offices in Peninsula Chambers, Peninsula Corporate Park, GK Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai and sent them to CAM’s office nearby, from where police seized them within a week on February 21, a review of the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) court filings and witness testimonies showed.… Read More Nirav Modi PNB Fraud documents were seized from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Law firm by CBI

Union cabinet approved Triple Talaq Ordinance-makes it punishable offence

September 19, 2018 :- In a News brief the law minister said :

Ravi Shankar Prasad:

‘We have approved the ordinance on Triple Talaq’

‘We came to know about 430 Triple Talaq cases, 239 before the judgement and 201 after the judgement’

‘We always tried to have a word with Congress on this issue. I tried to have a word with Ghulam Nabi Azad five times but he refused to take any decision on this’

‘Sonia Ji being distinguished women leader did not take any action on this issue and she never supported us due to vote bank politics. I approached them 5-6 times’

‘Women of the Muslim community are helpless in our country. We came to know that major cases are coming from Uttar Pradesh. There was an urgency to bring this ordinance’

‘Under this ordinance, only the woman (victim) or her blood relatives can register a case’

‘Magistrate can appoint a bail but after consultations of the victim’

‘Mothers are entitled for maintenance of herself as well as her children from the accused with consultation of the magistrate’

‘Appeal to Sonia Ji, Mamata Ji, Mayawati Ji that you should think about humanity and not about vote bank politics’… Read More Union cabinet approved Triple Talaq Ordinance-makes it punishable offence

Law of Hindu Debattar Property

Concept of debattar property
Absolute debattar arpannama
Debattar endowment
Income of the debattar estate
Conditional debattar
Debattar for exclusive religious purpose
Debattar and Sebait of the Debattar
Hereditary Shebait
Public Debattar
Private Debattar
Maintenance and management of Debattar
Funds of the debattar estate
Right of worship
Debattar Estate and transfer of property
The Deity
Trust Committee
Family Thakur / Griha Devata
Kalighat Temple Committee
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How to determine whether a Hindu religious endowment is a public or a private one

The references: Dr. Bijan K. Mukherjee on Hindu Law of Religious and Charitable Trust (Tagore Law Lectures, 3rd. ed., 1970); Mulla’s Hindu Law (14th ed.); Ganapati Aiyer’s Hindu Religious Endowment (2nd ed.); Saraswathi Ammal and Another Vs. Rajagopal Ammal, , Saraswathi Ammal and Another Vs. Rajagopal Ammal, , Raj Kali Kuer Vs. Ram Rattan Pandey,… Read More How to determine whether a Hindu religious endowment is a public or a private one

Hindutva for unity in diversity: Bhagwat

September 18, 2018: Expounding on the Hindutva RSS chief Mohan Bhagabat  said,  in his second of the three-day lecture series,  that Hindutva was the basic thought of all communities residing in India.

Bhagwat, speaking at the event “Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective” at Vigyan Bhavan here, also said that the Sangh firmly believed in the Indian Constitution and does not take part in politics.… Read More Hindutva for unity in diversity: Bhagwat

Tenanted premises can be used for another purpose than agreed in absence of negative covenant-SC

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018: The petition for eviction filed by the Landlord under Section 13 of the Haryana Urban (Control of Rent and Eviction) Act, 1973 was dismissed by the Rent Controller. The judgment of the Rent Controller was affirmed in appeal by the Appellate Authority, Faridabad and in revision by the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh. Aggrieved thereby the landlord filed appeal befote the Supreme Court .
Supreme Court held while dismissing the appeal for eviction, in RAVI CHAND MANGLA  Versus  DIMPAL SOLANIA & ORS. that “The main point urged on behalf of the Appellant is that the premises which was let out for saw mill is now being utilized for the purpose of manufacturing of grills which amount to change of user. Submissions were made before us by both sides on the interpretation of terms of the rent agreement. On a perusal of the agreement, we are convinced that there is no restriction placed on the Respondents-tenant to run business only relating to the saw mill. The tenant was given the liberty to carry on any other business as well. In the absence of any negative covenant the user does not amount to user for the purpose other than for which the premises was leased.  A premises taken on rent for ‘sugarcane crushing’ was used for cloth business in which case the landlord’s contention that there was change of user was rejected.… Read More Tenanted premises can be used for another purpose than agreed in absence of negative covenant-SC

Consortium- SC explained the meaning and held Motor Vehicles Act is a beneficial welfare legislation

September 18, 2018: While granting  Compensation in Motor vehicle accident case of death  Supreme Court Held: The Motor Vehicles Act is a beneficial legislation aimed at providing relief to the victims or their families, in cases of genuine claims. 
In legal parlance, “consortium” is a compendious term which encompasses ‘spousal consortium’, ‘parental consortium’, and ‘filial consortium’.
The right to consortium would include the company, care, help, comfort, guidance, solace and affection of the deceased, which is a loss to his family. With respect to a spouse, it would include sexual relations with the deceased spouse.… Read More Consortium- SC explained the meaning and held Motor Vehicles Act is a beneficial welfare legislation

Interest payable on offshore Rupee Bonds by Indian entities to be exempted from Income Tax

September 17, 2018 : The Ministry of finance Monday exempted from income tax the interest payable on rupee-denominated bonds issued outside India by a company or a trust to a non-resident or a foreign company, a move aimed at increasing dollar inflow. The interest would be exempt on rupee-denominated bond issued outside India during the period from September 17, 2018, to March 31, 2019, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

As per I-T law, interest payable by an Indian company or a business trust to a non-resident, including a foreign company, on rupee-denominated bond issued outside India before the July 1, 2020, was liable for concessional rate of tax of 5 percent.… Read More Interest payable on offshore Rupee Bonds by Indian entities to be exempted from Income Tax

An inter-ministerial panel recommended Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank for amalgamation.

Sep 18, 2018: Three state-run banks – Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda – will be merged to create the third-largest bank in the country, the government said on Monday, as part of efforts to clean up the country’s banking system. The finance minister said he expected the process to be completed in the… Read More An inter-ministerial panel recommended Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank for amalgamation.

PRACTICE DIRECTIONS OF INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE

(AS AMENDED ON  20 JANUARY 2009 AND 21 MARCH 2013.) Practice Direction I The Court wishes to discourage the practice of simultaneous deposit of pleadings in cases brought by special agreement. The Court would expect future special agreements to contain provisions as to the number and order of pleadings, in accordance with Article 46, paragraph 1,… Read More PRACTICE DIRECTIONS OF INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE