How India exploits millions of white-collar workers

It is about time that India shows its white-collar workers some tender loving care. Legally, that is. Contrary to popular belief, millions of corporate managers are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. The reason: there aren’t any labour legislations protecting them. A manager’s legal relationship with the employer is governed largely by his or her employment…

Remedies for breach of lease terms

The remedies available, in law, for breach of the terms of a lease would generally be the award of damages; the grant of injunctions (temporary, mandatory or permanent); grant of interest on delay in refunding the security deposit or for delay in payment of rent; and specific performance. In this article, we will discuss damages…

Rent act provides a safety net for tenants

The Delhi Rent COntrol Act, 1958 (Rent Act) is a legislation enacted on December 31, 1958 to control rents and evictions in certain locations such as areas within the limits of the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), Delhi Cantonment Board and such specified urban areas falling within the limits of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi…

What the land ordinance lacks

It does not provide adequate safeguard or punitive provisions for misuse or land grab in the guise of land acquisition

The government, has recently passed an ordinance, for amending the Right to Fair Compensation and Transferency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013(the 2013 Act), in the hope of bolstering a sluggish economy.