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Forfeiture of gratuity without held guilty

I am a retired government servant. A departmental proceeding was pending at the time of my retirement. Therefore, the competent authority had forfeited my gratuity without holding me guilty of proved misconduct. He presented ambiguous inquiry report which is forthwith...

right to pension

I was a public servant and retired from the post of superintendent engineer. No departmental inquiry was set up against me for the alleged misappropriation of government fund from the state treasury. My pension and gratuity are stopped without any reasonable cause. It...

Indane distributor committed fraud

I am a consumer of the Indane an Indian oil petroleum gas service, i.e. Indane. My distributor committed fraud by issuing several connections without having the authority. Later on, the Indane has terminated his agency and transferred all connections to another...

Maintenance of aged parents or senior citizen

I am a widow as well a senior citizen of India. I want to know about the maintenance rights of my son. What is my maintenance rights as per the Indian law?  Question From: Family Law  India is the home of more than 81 million senior citizens. It is expected that by...

What will you do in an improper investigation

I filed an FIR for the offence of cheating. My friend took some money from me and now refusing to pay. He told me that he needs some money for her sister's marriage. I had faith upon him and transferred money online in his bank account. After two years I asked him to...

POCSO: School principal did not report the offence

I am principal of inter college. One day peon of the college committed rape on a student of class eleven. Her father reported the incident to me on the same day and asked to file FIR. I thought that it might disrepute our institution, therefore, trying to compromise...

Recovery of money given to a friend as loan

I was a student studying abroad in Belgium. In 2016, one of my colleague who was also staying in Belgium took around 1100 euros which correspond to Rs 88000 in today's conversion rate. He promised to return in two months. However, soon after going back to India he...

SARFAESI Act: quashing of demand notice

Under sarfaesi act violation of procedure and proceeded for property auction. In possession notice, date of demand notice was incorrect. Moreover, under 13 (3--A) bank has not responded for the representation given on the demand notice. How to quash or stop the notice...

Enhancement of maintenance already fixed by the court

Whether enhancement of maintenance is possible? I married in the year 2003. My husband was rude and careless towards me. Therefore, I finally decided to leave the matrimonial home. Now, I have been residing with my parents. I started working as a school teacher....

what to do when children causing nuisance in night

I am living in an apartment with my family. I am disturbed by kids making loud noises when they play in the corridor of the apartment. There is no play time for them, and they play till 10 pm sometimes. There is a play area in our apartment which has ample space for...

Cruelty committed in UK by NRI husband

My husband is a British citizen, and I’m his wife, an Indian citizen. We married on 6 May 2018 in India. After that, my husband was doing my visa of UK when he left India after marriage to the UK. I got my UK visa I went to the UK, and I lived there for two months....