Real Estate

Construction of Repugnant Clauses in a Will

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in a recent judgement in Madhuri Ghosh v. Debobrotto Dutta C.A. No. 10742/2016 held that: when in a will, a testator has bequeathed his absolute interest in the property in favour

Cancellation of Registration: Certain Jurisdictional Questions

The Supreme Court of India in a recent judgement considered the power of registering authorities under the Registration Act 1908 (“Registration Act”) to cancel a deed already by registered by it. Facts in Brief– The

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

Introduction The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (“Act”) has received presidential assent on 25th March 2016.The Act seeks to standardize procedures in the real estate sector, bring transparency in the system thereby boosting

Khursida Begum v. Komammad Farooq

Introduction In the case of Khursida Begum vs. Komammad Farooq[1], the Supreme Court held a Gift Deed which was executed forty years ago to be valid, setting aside findings of the lower courts. It also

Vishal N. Kalsaria v. Bank of India & Ors.

Introduction In the case of Vishal N. Kalsaria v. Bank of India & Ors.[1], the Supreme Court has considered the question whether the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of

Amendments to Wakf Properties Lease Rules, 2014

By Priyanka Shingare and Varsha G. Subramanian Introduction The Wakf Properties Lease Rules, 2014 (“Rules) have been recently amended vide notification dated 26 August 2015 (“Amendment Rules”). The Concept of Waqf The concept of Waqf

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