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What can I do if the tenant has vacated the apartment but didn't pay last month bill for electricity?

I have an apartment which I gave to 3 students on rent. This month they vacated the apartment without paying the last month electricity bill. I have no written agreement but did police verification. ...
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What are the chances of legal issues on self-acquired property transferred to grandsons based on will execution?

Say a grandfather has written a will that his self acquired property goes to his grand sons after his death, and will has been executed after his death and now property transferred on to his grandsons....
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What are my options to ensure equity in the yet-to-be-registered company, I am freelancing for?

To begin with, I am a college student and I don't have much understanding of the law in US and of India, of which I am a citizen. Now, I have been approached by X, who is going to start a company Y. ...
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Women trying for false charges

I am facing a big problem. I am a just a 18 year old boy, and we live in India. In our community there is a person who is a big builder, and who used to do illegal business. This man is trying to get ...
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Is it legal if I ram a drone into another drone?

I am aware that I'm not allowed to shoot at someone's drone. However, what happens if my drone crashes into another drone? Is it treated like a car crash? What is the fastest and most efficient way to ...
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Witnessing a will

I am living in Punjab. My father has made a will favoring his property in my name. The will is on a simple paper. Will has two witnesses . One is his wife I.e. my mother. She is not a beneficiary In ...
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Is it possible word a contract such that it brings in all the features of registering a company?

I've just understood the concept of writing a contract. It is just an agreement between two people written on the paper and signed by all the parties involved. So, if it is possible to write contracts,...
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Legal action against man beating his wife in public

I have often seen men in Mumbai, India beat up their wives in autorickshaws / at bus stops / on pavements quarrelling over some issue. At first my instinct wants to confront the man but I hold back ...
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Is the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act violative of fundamental rights?

On July 31, 2019, Government of India published the concerned Act in its official gazette. Article 4 in the Act has penal provisions which turns the act of declaring instantaneous unilateral divorce ...
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Is it legal to work for an US company online on an F1 visa?

During my undergraduate years in India (as an Indian national), I used to work part time (~15-17 hours a week) for a certain company which is based in the US. The kind of work I used to do is ...
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Is it necessary to convert Pvt. Ltd. to public if there are 204 members?

In a Pvt. ltd. company it was found out that there were 204 members. In the enquiry it was ascertained that 6 of such members had been employees of the company in the past and they acquired shares ...
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If a USA citizen marries a foreign citizen who has a kid from a previous marriage [closed]

I have a niece who is divorced and we want her to get rehabilitated and one possibility is that she may marry a USA citizen. She has a 11-year-old son from a previous marriage. I looked in Google ...
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Triple Talaq Bill introduced in Indian Parliament

From an article in a leading newspaper: Mr. Shashi Tharoor said he was against triple talaq, already voided by the Supreme Court, but opposed the Bill as it conflated civil and criminal laws. How ...
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Can a private school refuse admission despite the student having the requisite cut-off?

My brother is being refused admission to a school that I attended for 9 years. This is because when I was in school, the teachers traumatised me and we complained about it in a feedback form. The ...
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Can TV channels registered in one language run shows in another?

In India, TV channels are registered with the government and have to obtain permission before they can air. Can a channel which is registered as an English channel run programme in Hindi or any other ...
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About filing FIR and Autopsy for a dog's killing in my college

This morning, a female dog was found dead on the terrace of my hostel and a steel or iron rod bathed in blood besides it. She died of excessive bleeding from her vagina or some other back part. There ...
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How much trouble would a company be for using pirated software and ripping off online course videos and selling them as their own

My Situation I was hired as a UI/graphics designer for company A. This is a startup company and the environment is not very professional which I kinda like. But some people who are friends with ...
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(India) Is it legal for hotels to charge 5x the MRP on items in their ORIGINAL PACKAGING, with the MRP CLEARLY PRINTED on the package?

I am staying in a hotel room, and the in-room minibar has some chocolate bars in their wrappers, with the MRP printed, and the bars themselves are not wrapped in any way, nor are they part of a "...
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Making of a will

My father has made a will in favour of me but it has been got written from someone else but not written by my father himself although signed by him . I want to know whether it is a valid will and can ...
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What is meaning of omission of a section from any act of legislature

I understand meaning of repealed sections. But, if any section of act has been identified as omitted does this mean that this particular section was not meant to be in the act? If so then why official ...
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Is it legal to create automations of websites in India?

Is it legal to create automations of websites in India using Python? There are Flash Sales on every E-commerce sites nowadays, and ordering manual fails to receive goods as they get out of stock in ...
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Is it illegal to ask a company for money in exchange for information on a bug in their software?

Let's assume that I have a found a bug in a company's website/software which – if exploited – bypasses their paywall and allows me to use their website/software without any payments. I then inform ...
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Can I use `© 2019 My Name` in a application created by me without registering for official copyright in India?

Indian gov copyright site Ques: Is it necessary to register a work to claim copyright? Ans: No. Acquisition of copyright is automatic and it does not require any formality. Copyright ...
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To whom does the Vice President of India submit his resignation?

In India, the Vice-President shall submit his resignation to the President. But my question is: In the absence of the President, the Vice-President shall submit his resignation to____?
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Can I destroy intellectual property (code) if I don't get paid, India?

My company is withholding salary for the last 6 months. The problem is a year and a half old. Can I destroy (delete) the code that I wrote with a backup but not making them know until I get my salary.
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What happens if OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) is not renewed?

I am reading conflicting information. 1) OCI is lifelong. YET- 2) OCI is needed to be renewed each time passport is renewed before 21. YET- 3) OCI card holder can travel to India with OCI on old ...
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Is there a law about mixing alcohol in eatables in India

I am considering starting a shack/small restaurant. I am considering adding items that will have alcohol mixed in them. What is the law around this in India? I am not considering selling alcohol. It ...
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Question about potentially illegal construction

Disclaimer: The following is the situation one of my friend has been facing. But since he doesn't have an account on SE and doesn't want to create any just for asking this question, he asked me to ...
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Can a non-indian spouse claim rights/share in Indian properties on divorce?

I am a divorced Indian citizen in USA and have grown up kids in India. I am going to get married to a non-Indian citizen in USA. She has German citizenship and will still have her German citizenship ...
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What does “Government of India” means in Fundamental Rights?

So far my understanding has been that the government is the driver, the face of the State, and executive, legislature and judiciary are the three branches of the government. That's what I have so far ...
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Denying admission to students

I am familiar with the fact that many theaters display the message 'Management reserves the right of admission' or something similar. Today, our pre-board mock tests (Class 10) ended, and me and my ...
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Is it a crime if someone inserts ads inside an existing software?

If you search on Internet, you would be able to find apps that are modified to insert code that shows ads here and there. For example, you can take the official WhatsApp Android APK and insert code to ...
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Using Brand Names as our Customers for advertising [closed]

I am the owner of a marketing business, XYZ Solutions (Ind) Pvt. Ltd. Now, I want to increase my sales so can I use Brand Names like Amazon, Flipkart, Ebay, Google, etc as my customers in my Website? ...
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Is Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 applicable for a person Scheduled Cast or Scheduled Tribe itself?

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. I want to know if this act is applicable against who disrespecting own family members who is come under Scheduled Cast or ...
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Is it legal in India to disallow food and water to be brought in to a public place?

In some cities in India, the malls having movie theaters do not allow people to bring their own food or even water inside the movie theater. When I say their own food it includes the food or water ...
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Is it legal to buy/sell a property through power of attorney?

Is there a legal way to buy/sell a property(apartment) in a locality where registration is paused? Heard about power-of-attorney way but not sure if its valid in this scenario! Any advice on this ...
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What should I add behind the Trade Name for my Sole Proprietorship?

I am registered as a Sole Proprietorship in India to do business. I have provided a Trade Name eg. ABC So I have 2 questions: In my Terms of Service and any other legal document can I use the Trade ...
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Identifying corruption in tendering process

Under Indian law, is it allowable for a department (or department head) to bypass the a formal open "request for tender" process, by instead calling limited tender among arbitrary selected venders. ...
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Is it Mandatory to have same Name ( Word-to-Word) on all your Identity Documents ( India)?

I have an issue with my PAN and Aadhar Card with both having Either Initial or Full Middle name difference. My Question Specifically is , when Government of India has taken pains to maintain Biometric ...
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Acquisition of land by the government

I have 14 marla (3150 sq. ft. or ~294 sq. m) of land in Tanda Urmur, in the Hoshiarpur district, connected to a road. This land is to be acquired by the government for widening the road. The market ...
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Are there any criteria in india to register a land for specific purpose?

In india can you register a land to other person for doing anything specific in the land? Like if I give it for agriculture or for devotional songs or Kirtan or any specific purpose? If they happen to ...
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Termination condition in an NDA

Party A ( from India, is the service provider) signed a NDA with a Party B ( from KSA, service buyer). The parties did not mention any termination condition in the agreement. Now after 4 years, the ...
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What is the punishment for misusing Aadhar card details in India.?

Some unknown person created an online account with my Aadhar card details and booked a room with that account. I guess the person is the PG owner to whom I gave my Aadhar card to photocopy as proof ...
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Forged signature in DHL Invoice

My sister in India sent her dysfunctional iphone to me in the UK through DHL. She signed some paperwork and was charged Rs. 4300 for the transfer. She did not quote a value for the product nor did she ...
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Is Judicial overreach constitutional in India?

I recently came across an article reporting that the India's Supreme Court has passed a judgement which has the effect of diluting the THE SCHEDULED CASTES AND THE SCHEDULED TRIBES (PREVENTION OF ...
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Can I use the copyright symbol on my website without registration of copyright in India?

I wanted to ask whether I can use the copyright symbol on my website without actually registering it. COPYRIGHT © AUTHOR And is it allowed according to Indian copyright law? I came to know ...
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Do citizens of India have a legal right ask a website to delete their personal information?

Is there any rule under the IT Act or any other regulation in India which provides the right to withdraw consent from providing your personal information? I want to delete my personal information ...
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India: What happens when flat buyers not interested in claims but in flat's registry? How can IRP help in that?

A person purchases a flat and pays 100% of the flat's value including all other formalities. In return, the builder provides possession but not the registry. What's next? The Buyer is not interested ...
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india relating corporate law employment in government company harassment for not getting involved in irregular practices

Is it legal for a government-owned company in India to register vendors without publicity, and carry out a limited tender among them without publicity,by selecting among vendors registered on basis of ...
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Can't a state in India challenge the Parliament in court?

In an ongoing case challenging the centre's decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for government welfare schemes, the Supreme Court bench asked the West Bengal state counsel: "In a federal structure, ...