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Chinese investors on alert over amendment of Enemy Property Act, 1968

Posted 20 hours ago  |   Views: 13  |    0  |  General Legal International Law

Tushar Singh
Advocate
What is the fuss about? The issue is that property worth crores of Rupees which once belonged to citizens of India but the heirs of the owners of these properties are now deemed to be enemies. How should such properties be treated? Enemy property as a legal issue has been one of the concern
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Mother of all GST rates changes

Posted 2 days ago  |   Views: 16  |    0  |  GST

Tushar Singh
Advocate
GST rates slashed for 29 Items and 53 Services In the 25th meeting of GST council, the Council recommended many relief measures in the GST rates on certain goods and services. The Council also made some clarifications with respect to GST rate on certain crucial goods along with a major boost to
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5 things Mr. Modi wants Aadhar to be linked with

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 224  |    0  |  General Legal

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The Aadhar card is here to stay. We can dispute its legitimacy on grounds of privacy but the fact remains that life without an Aadhar would be unimaginable in a years time. All your financial transactions, any social welfare subsidies or pensions or even your mobile connections have to be linked
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It's raining benefits - Startups, SMEs Rejoice!

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 48  |    0  |  Startups

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi announced some visionary goals to enhance the Startup ecosystem in the country. Promoting the Startup ideology, the PM initiated the Startup India plan, to fulfill the needs of the struggling entrepreneurs and encourage them to work in a more feasible
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10 agreements startups must enter into before incorporation in India

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 145  |    0  |  Startups

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The biggest mistake an entrepreneur can make is not creating a strong legal backbone. This is a cardinal sin no matter how good your idea is or how much investment you might be able to raise. Here is a quick 10 point guide on what agreements must be in place preferably before incorporating a rough
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5 Cardinal Sins which a Startup cannot commit

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 139  |    0  |  Startups

Tushar Singh
Advocate
These 5 legal mistakes can prove to be fatal.  Legal is dull and scary, but there is no escaping a good strong legal framework to make a great business idea a reality. Raising investments can be fun but the capital holds no value if in the grand scheme of things the startup is not protected. T
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Incorporation done- what next?

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 146  |    0  |  Corporate Law Startups

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The Indian startup ecosystem is seeing new startups mushrooming every day. For a startup, you definitely need to register your company in accordance with the companies act, 2013. After the registration and Incorporation process is done, you must be wondering what further process you need to follo
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History created: judges hold press conference disclosing the dysfunctional judiciary

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 53  |    0  |  General Legal

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Never in the history of institution of judiciary, in any part of the world, have the judges taken such a big step to expose the inside politics of the same institution. Justice J. chelameswar, along with justice ranjan gogoi, justice M.B. lokur and justice kurian joseph stunned the country when t
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From Kohli to Flipkart beware - Consumers are the new Kings!

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 33  |    0  |  Consumer Protection

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The Consumer Protection Bill 2017, which is soon to be tabled in the winter session has introduced the much-needed concept of Product Liability. This was not there in the prior regime of consumer protections laws that existed in India. This could potentially be a huge relief for consumers in India. 
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Consumer Protection Law - New Regulator, more power to Consumers!

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 55  |    0  |  Consumer Protection

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The newly approved Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 which is soon to be tabled in the winter session of the Parliament seeks to establishe a central authority- Central Consumer Protection Authority; on the lines of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which has the potential to overhaul the way consu
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Consumer Protection Law to change - More power to the Consumer

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 46  |    0  |  Consumer Protection

Tushar Singh
Advocate
The newly approved Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 is set to be tabled in the current winter session of the Parliament. Given its importance for consumers, we are running a series of blogs to help you understand more your rights as a consumer.  The Bill provides for a dual remedy mechanism. A cons
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Selling a Property through a General Power of Attorney - Don't as it's Illegal!

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 74  |    0  |  Property/Real Estate

Tushar Singh
Advocate
In October 2011, the Supreme Court of India passed a crucial order that essentially re-validated what was already a position of law but was probably being misused by some sections of the society. This practice was transfer of property through a General Power of Attorney (GPA). Most states passed the
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Trademark Infringement - Protection under Law

Posted 4 weeks ago  |   Views: 102  |    1  |  IPR

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Registered trademarks can be infringed when certain situations arise whereas unregistered trademarks being used in society cannot be ‘infringed’ per se but can only be ‘passed-off’. Hence an unregistered trademark being used in society can be only be violated by someone else passing off (claiming
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Right to Property - From a Muslim Woman's viewpoint

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 124  |    2  |  Muslim Law

Tushar Singh
Advocate
In recent times there have been cases being filed for reform of Muslim Personal Laws. This is especially from the perspective of empowering Muslim women in India and trying to provide equal rights to women. Islam is one of the oldest and tradition rich religions of the world. Therefore, it is time w
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National Commission for Women - Protect and Empower Women

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 95  |    2  |  General Legal Human Rights

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Constitutional mandate to protect women’s rights in society In January 1992, the National Commission for Women (NCW), was set up as a statutory body under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (“the Act”) The principle of gender equality is enshrined in the Indian Constitution and the Na
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Register your Trademark Online - Easy. Simple. Affordable

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 110  |    2  |  IPR

Tushar Singh
Advocate
There are 2 ways to register a trademark in India- Physical filing of trademark Online filing of trademark Online filing is substantially more convenient and overall the more sensible method in modern times. Online Registration of Trademark The new Trademark Rules, 2017 provide
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Fund Raising 101 - Term Sheets

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 163  |    2  |  Startups

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Handshake between Investors and Founders A term sheet is an agreement (note, that it is not the final legally binding contract) which outlines the material terms and conditions based on which an investor is likey to invest in a startup/ company. Think of it as a document laying out the blueprint
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Private Limited Company in 5 steps

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 114  |    3  |  Corporate Law

Tushar Singh
Advocate
If you are thinking of creating a separate legal entity for carrying on your business or raising funds, incorporating a private limited company is typically the best option. These are easy to create, come without onerous compliance obligations, provide operational flexibility and limit liability in
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Home Loan - 7 things to check before buying your Dream Home

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 168  |    3  |  Banking Property/Real Estate

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Buying a house which one can call as “their own place” is the Great Indian dream today. Even Bollywood stars feel the need to announce their financial independence by acquiring a home in Mumbai. The reality for most Indians is that a home buying decision depends to a great extent on the amount of
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How not to get Jaypee-d

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 116  |    2  |  Property/Real Estate

Tushar Singh
Advocate
Buying a "dream" house is one of the most difficult and life changing decisions that one needs to take. One of the key components of any such decision is being aware of the legal agreements that are entered into at the time of buying a house. The most important of such agreements is the tri-patite a
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