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Indian Culture: Greeting Gesture?, milna, bindi
milna, bindi, religious significance: Hi Billy, This is a common way how friends greet each other, in Hindi this is called gale milna . That means a kind of a hug. A male can also don a bindi as its also applied on the forehead while doing Pooja . You can log on to http://images.google.co.in...

Indian Culture: Greetings and Salutations, greetings and salutations, compassion international
greetings and salutations, compassion international, elderly person: As far as kids in India are concerned, any elderly person is classified either as an uncle, an aunty, a grandpa, or a grandma. In other words, it is considered inappropriate to address someone older than you (unless it s just a few years) by their first name....

Indian Culture: Gypsies, gypsy women, gypsies
gypsy women, gypsies, brief history: Hi Norman, Normally Gypsy tribes in India marry young at 18. Mostly they will never marry outside the close community and mates are chosen by them with approval from parents and elders. You can have a look at: http://www.farfesha.com/pages/banjara.html...

Indian Culture: gender issue in Indian society, public service campaigns, girlchild
public service campaigns, girlchild, type girl: Hi Dimple, Here are a few resources, some are NGOs : http://www.infochangeindia.org/microsite_girlchild.jsp http://www.deeshaa.org/2004/06/23/sex-selection-in-a-second-best-world/ http://www.undp.org.in/hdrc/childrenandpoverty/default.htm http://www.indiafemalefoeticide.org/rellinks.htm...

Indian Culture: guest etiquette, turkish delight candy, isha yoga
turkish delight candy, isha yoga, kinds of fruits: Hi Marsea: Thank you for your follow up question. If you are planning to take something from USA, make sure it will last through the journey. I do not think it is a good idea to carry fruits all the way from US, especially when you can buy fresh in...

Indian Culture: Headwear, history fashion, fashion history
history fashion, fashion history, indian apparel: Hi Sarah, A good collection on the same topic is available at : http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/attire/headgear/ Another good article is at : http://www.fashionindia.net/history_fashion/history_fashion.htm It may be a personal opinion but the headgear...

Indian Culture: Healthcare, healthcare area, indian background
healthcare area, indian background, nutrition pain: Hi Ashley, Thank you for your question. I am presently in the middle of too many things. So I don’t have the time to compile more information for you. However, I am sending you a response I gave to a similar question. And if you let me know that you do...

Indian Culture: Help, sri ganesh, indian men
sri ganesh, indian men, indian culture: Hi Jean: Thank you for asking. If the guy is born in USA, he is American for all practical purposes. I am not sure how much he is influenced by Indian culture or whether he is influenced at all. So please analyze him objectively and take the best...

Indian Culture: Hi my name is tre. I am..., sri ganesh, means of transportation
sri ganesh, means of transportation, modern means of transportation: Dear Tre Nwobodo, Thank you very much for seeking assistance. I found some articles on the internet which I hope will help you. Click them. 1. http://www.frame-online.net/Brochures/ITS%20Planning%20Guide%20Issue%202%20.pdf 2. http://www.fortlangley.ca/langley/6amodern.html...

Indian Culture: Hindi and dialects, indo aryan, dravidian languages
indo aryan, dravidian languages, distinct languages: Hi Robert, Indian languages can be a fascinating topic. There are just so many of them. And then so many dialects. I don t know what is the latest figure, but I guess its something like 6500 dialects spoken in India. There are 14 distinct languages, and...

Indian Culture: Hindu Family Opposes Marriage, hindu family, maharashta
hindu family, maharashta, time and patience: Hi Mandy, I don t know if you have already read any of my previous responses to questions for similar situations. You are in the unfortunate situation where you have to deal with some very conservative Indian values and practices. Across all cultures,...

Indian Culture: Hinduism, sri ganesh, natural calamities
sri ganesh, natural calamities, earth children: Hi Noah: Thank you for asking. Let me answer your questions one by one. 1-What do Indians do to people body after they die? how dose that related to death? Answer. Most hindus typically burn the dead body over a pyre. Some hindus who cannot afford...

Indian Culture: Hinduism, hindu mythology, lord brahma
hindu mythology, lord brahma, lord vishnu: Dear Kelly, Sorry, hindus Don not have any creation story. But according to mythology , Lord brahma, who is usually reffered to as god of creation is responsible for creating all kind of life on earth. He along with Lord Shiva ( Evil Destroyer)...

Indian Culture: History Of Chakraborty, chakrabarty, initial letters
chakrabarty, initial letters, western influence: Hi Rajeev, Thanks for your kind comments. This Hindu surname is pretty common in Brahmins in Bengal but is also prevalent amongst Kayasthas in Assam. Amongst Hindu surnames according to occupation - Rajah, Roy, Rai, Ray or Rae, Rao and Chakravarty and...

Indian Culture: History of a name, fatehpur sikri, mughal rule
fatehpur sikri, mughal rule, death cycle: Dear Kistie Singh, Namaskar. Though the word Kishtie means boat literally, it is generally used in a metaphorical sense where the life is compared to a boat and the cycle of transmigration (birth-death cycle) called samsara is crossed by this boat....

Indian Culture: hairstyles, personal taste, nape
personal taste, nape, hair styling: Hello Tereza, This style of Hair styling is very common with Indian Women. I personally think its because of convenience as India is a very hot country and so is sweating. To keep the hair in loose causes a lots of disconfort and attimes can even cause rashes...

Indian Culture: hand shaking, shaking hands, business associates
shaking hands, business associates, handshake: Hi Pauline, Shaking hands briefly in India is just a way of saying Hello if it happens between strangers / business associates. Indians may also shake hands as a sign of gratitude, that handshake will be warmer and for a longer while. Regards, Van...

Indian Culture: help, elder men, body contact
elder men, body contact, personal questions: Dear Renee, Namaste. For you, being open and talkative will help. In India, even strangers may ask you very personal questions and you must be prepared to accept them and answer them. Any kind of touching men apart from touching the feet of elder men...

Indian Culture: help, kahan, namaste
kahan, namaste, kya: Dear Renee, How are you?---Aap kaise hain? Where do you come from?--Aap kahan ke hain? What do you do---Aap kya karte hain? Namaste is the best greeting. Kindly contact me on mail at sudhavedanta@gmail.com That way I will be able to help you better....

Indian Culture: hispanic/indian, indian parents, indian cities
indian parents, indian cities, vani: Eledith, Don t worry so much. The truth is that few Indian parents may be a bit orthodox. Though having friends from the opposite sex is now very very common in Indian cities, but is still rare in rural India. Some Indian parents feel that guys should be...

Indian Culture: history, google com scholar, scholar google
google com scholar, scholar google, hinduism in india: Hi Riya, You can get info at : Hinduism http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/9410/hindu1.html http://www.himalayanacademy.com/basics/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/ Other Religions: http://www.boloji.com/history/018.htm http://www.kamat.com/indica/christianity/...

Indian Culture: history, sri ganesh, ancient civilizations
sri ganesh, ancient civilizations, first published novel: Dear Vanessa: I am not sure if there is a point of time when the story writing has begun. Story writing might have started simultaneously across ancient civilizations like Chinese, Indian or Greek. You can find information such as first published novel...

Indian Culture: Where to hunt for the old Phatphatiyas junk?, hari singh nalwa, karol bagh
hari singh nalwa, karol bagh, indiatimes com: Hi Frank, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/652374319.cms And you may contact : Kapil International C5A/26 Janak Puri New Delhi 110058 Phn : 25591186 kapil_interna90@hotmail.com Sunny Soni 1740A/55, Hari Singh Nalwa Street,...

Indian Culture: Where to hunt for the old Phatphatiyas junk?, rikshaw, mobike
rikshaw, mobike, old delhi: Dear Frank, Sorry but i dont know anything about Junkyards in Delhi. Still 3 wheeler which we used to know chakdo Rikshaw is available and Mfg. in Rajkot, Gujarat. Mfg. company name is : Atul Auto Ltd., Rajkot. This only i know. All the best. ...

Indian Culture: hygene, south asians, humid climate
south asians, humid climate, google: Hi Jules, Wearing a deo is a very personal choice and cannot be generalized on nationality, here are some interesting finds : http://www2b.abc.net.au/science/k2/stn/archives/archive38/newposts/293/topic293452.shtm https://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=235570...

Indian Culture: INDIAN CLOTHES FOR WOMEN, indian clothes, indian dancer
indian clothes, indian dancer, jsp: Hi Kaat, You can have a look at : http://www.indianwomenclothing.com/ http://www.ritukumar.com/ http://www.neetalulla.com/ http://www.royallifestyle.in/ http://www.indianattire.com/ http://www.radhikasarees.com/ http://shopping.rediff.com/shop/subcategory.jsp?cgrfnbr=57...

Indian Culture: Indain women, sri ganesh, hindu tradition
sri ganesh, hindu tradition, hindu women: Dear Brenda: Thank you for asking. Not all Indian women wear red dot. Only Hindu women who are married wear a red dot. It is called Tilak . It is also called Bindi if it is a sticker. It is called Kum kum , if it is made from red powder. This...

Indian Culture: India culture, hindu religion, communal violence
hindu religion, communal violence, india culture: Dear Jim, In Hindi thrs a saying which if translated in english will go something like this try keeping many vessels together without making sound , well this is wht is happening in India, India is a plural society whr people of many belief and faiths...

Indian Culture: India's past influence on present day, religious conflict, foodfirst
religious conflict, foodfirst, history culture: Hi Bunnie, You can get a good perspective at : http://www.outlookindia.com/fullprint.asp?choice=1&fodname=20050822&fname=AKhilnani+(F)&sid=1 http://www.ficci.com/media-room/speeches-presentations/2003/dec/dec15-us-sunil-speech.htm http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/03/03/eveningnews/main1369212.shtml...

Indian Culture: India Salutations/ Greetings, proper salutations, prestige value
proper salutations, prestige value, family lineage: Hello Anjuette, I will flip the order of your questions. I can answer the second, but I may not be able to justice to the first question unless I have a few more inputs. Why it is important to use the proper salutations or personal titles when communicating...

Indian Culture: India, religious fundamentalism, living in harmony
religious fundamentalism, living in harmony, religious thoughts: Dear Sir, I agree to your view points but the only problem is that people like you who possess a radical thinking are few. The majority has been so ridden with old beliefs and outdated modes of behaviour that any change is unwelcome. Besides the so-called...

Indian Culture: Indian Christianity/Presbyterian, hindu friends, indian christianity
hindu friends, indian christianity, hindu religion: hi, though this question has nothing to do with indian history still i would like to reply and clear few points here. India is a huge country with a very large population with lot many religion. And when there are so many people following so many religion,...

Indian Culture: Indian Culture & Healthcare for infertility, east indian descent, infertility clinic
east indian descent, infertility clinic, noble profession: Hello Alma, You are in a very noble profession indeed. I assume that you work in an infertility clinic. Well, I think the universal values of empathy, sensitivity, and compassion will do the trick. I am sure you are an old hand at these virtues....

Indian Culture: Indian Culture IMPORTANT, sri ganesh, false propaganda
sri ganesh, false propaganda, christian missionaries: Hi Ray: Thank you for asking. Let me try to answer your questions. 1. Indian is culture is unique since it has over 10,000 years of the history and has a lot to offer to the rest of the world. It has been the world s wealthiest nation and the world s...

Indian Culture: Indian Culture and Society, e mail system, exact area
e mail system, exact area, venkateswara: Hi Jeremy, Indian Culture Through The Ages by S.V. Venkateswara http://www.adityaprakashan.com/ http://books.rediff.com/bookshop/publisherbooks.jsp?lookfor=Concept%20Publishing%20Company&search=1 http://books.rediff.com/bookshop/buyersearch.jsp?search=1&lookfor=indian+society&shop=All...

Indian Culture: Indian Culture and Society, e mail system, indian culture
e mail system, indian culture, culture and society: Hi Jeremy, I have glanced some of the books wherein the author claims it to be a book on Indian culture and Indian society. However, I have not been impressed with a book that I might recommend as good book on Indian culture and Indian society. There are...

Indian Culture: Indian Culture, sri ganesh, hindu tradition
sri ganesh, hindu tradition, hindu women: Hi Vicki: Thank you for asking. Hindu women who are married wear a red dot on their forehead. It is called Tilak . It is also called Bindi if it is a sticker. It is called Kum kum , if it is made from red powder. This red dot is a sign of Hindu...

Indian Culture: Indian cultre re: godparents to a new son., religious spectrum, indian cultures
religious spectrum, indian cultures, gold jewelry: Hi Nicole, I hope you are still in the process of decision making, and hopefully this mail is of some use to you. With the exception of the high class society, by and large most people in India (across the religious spectrum) have an excessive fascination...

Indian Culture: Indian culture, toilet papers, women in india
toilet papers, women in india, europe and america: Dear Mr. LeAnn, I ve been travelling allover India since past 19 years, and have never came across anybody till date who grew his nails to wipe their butt clean. Well, here I would like to add that unlike people from Europe and America, Indians in general...

Indian Culture: Indian culture and healthcare, local community college, religion family
local community college, religion family, definite impact: Hello Daria, In my view, there is a definite impact of culture on the health care system in India. However, before I can think of the impact of culture on health care, could you elaborate a bit more on what is it that you are doing and what is that you...

Indian Culture: Indian culture/history, sri ganesh, thin rope
sri ganesh, thin rope, hindu religion: Hi Delwina: Thank you for your question. Typically the men of Brahmin and Vysya communities/castes of the Hindu religion, wear the thin rope called (jadhyam in Telugu language) diagonally across the chest till waist, after undergoing a ritual called ...

Indian Culture: Indian culture, maharishi mahesh yogi, hariprasad chaurasia
maharishi mahesh yogi, hariprasad chaurasia, trilok gurtu: As a musician I can answer this in terms of Music better. The chants of the ISKON people and Ravi Shanker, Zakir Hussain, Ronu Mozumdar, L.Shanker, L.Subramaniam, Hariprasad Chaurasia and Trilok Gurtu s forays into Fusion Music with American musicians has...

Indian Culture: Indian custom, universal answers, western countries
universal answers, western countries, forehead: Hello Maya, I feel all of your questions have universal answers! Essentially, people are the same everywhere. The emotions of love, respect, and anger are universal. The expression of these emotions may be different, but the feelings behind them are...

Indian Culture: Indian Dance, classical dancers, dance academies
classical dancers, dance academies, kathak: Hi, Please check out : http://dmoz.org/Arts/Performing_Arts/Dance/Classical_Indian/Famous_Classical_Dancers_and_Dance_Academies/ And for Kathak : http://dmoz.org/Arts/Performing_Arts/Dance/Classical_Indian/Kathak/ Hope you will be able to find...

Indian Culture: Indian Dating, tiny shells, great mistake
tiny shells, great mistake, cotton balls: Dear Emily, Your thinking of the meeting of your friend with a guy as a date is to simply put it, hilarious. Actually, your friend was expressing her love and affection to her brother. This is a custom in India observed on a day called Rakshabandhan....

Indian Culture: Indian dance, marriage celebration, google search
marriage celebration, google search, google: Hi Del ! I haven t seen the movie, so I was not sure about the dance you mentioned. However, I did check with someone who did see the movie. And I am told that it was the Dandiya dance. Although its not a dance that would typically done at weddings, some...

Indian Culture: Indian father, sri ganesh, salt lake city utah
sri ganesh, salt lake city utah, north medical: Hi Lucy: Thank you for question. In my opinion, a mother deserves to know what is going on with her child, so that better care can be taken as needed. I am not aware of any culture which discourages that and gives the father, exclusive rights of the...

Indian Culture: Indian femily in Malta, e mail address, holidays malta
e mail address, holidays malta, st julians: Hi, The best help will be at : High Commission of India High Commission of India Regional Road, St Julians, SGN 02, Malta. Telephone: +356-344302/03 Fax: +356-34429 You acn also register at : http://www.nriworld.com/ Have a look at...

Indian Culture: Indian food and the forhead marking, indians won, pork and beef
indians won, pork and beef, forhead: Hi Carrie, Most Indians won t prefer pork and beef, so its best not to serve them at least till you are clear about their choices. Indian women wear the dot as a mark of matrimony, you can read more at : http://www.chennaionline.com/style/Beautytrends/beautytips/bindi.asp...

Indian Culture: Indian food for special occasions, special occasions, category type
special occasions, category type, indian food: Hi Sophie, You could check out the following links and you could get more information than I can give on my own. http://festivals.iloveindia.com/festival-cooking.html http://www.indobase.com/recipes/category-type/occasions.php http://www.cuisinecuisine.com/CultureFestivals.htm...

Indian Culture: Indian forehead jewels, lord shiva, women of india
lord shiva, women of india, evil spirits: Hello Karen, The different forehead markings that the people of India especially hindus use have different meaning. These markings are usually white in colour. These markings can be put in a lot many ways and each of these denotes a different sect. Incase...

Indian Culture: Indian gesture, namaskar, capitulation
namaskar, capitulation, buddhists: Hello Raphael, Yes indeed! The gesture you saw is common in India and many Asian countries. It is used as one prays to God. Hindus and Buddhists use it a lot. Did you see the person in the vicinity of a temple? The clasping of hands and the bowing denote...

Indian Culture: Indian health + hygiene, african jungles, jammukashmir
african jungles, jammukashmir, going to india: Hi Matt, What you have heard about India is an age old conception. Its like saying that whole of African jungles are full of cannibals. Yes, there are a few peculiar rituals but they are in no way harmful to any visitor. Check out : http://www.shubhyatra.com/htm/jammukashmir/zanskar.htm...

Indian Culture: Indian jewelry, exquisite workmanship, indian jewelry
exquisite workmanship, indian jewelry, special occasions: Dear Jenn, The jewellery you are talking about is worn only on special occasions and not generally. It is like a belt but a much broader one. It is a jewellery which can be studded with diamonds or have exquisite workmanship. It is called Kanduni in...

Indian Culture: Indian Law, cow slaughter, goat meat
cow slaughter, goat meat, country beef: Hi Josh, Few Indian States (like Gujarat, MP, Chattisgarh etc) have legislations banning cow slaughter, in other parts of the country beef can be sold. As per current Exim Policy, export of beef is banned. However, export of buffalo, sheep and goat meat...

Indian Culture: Indian marriage, wedding rituals, shaadionline
wedding rituals, shaadionline, indian marriage: Hi Manu, http://www.shaadionline.com/wedding-rituals.asp Regards, Vani ============= Hi Manu, This forum is not for doing home work questions but I still thought of helping you out lest you needed urgent help!!! So rating me negative was...

Indian Culture: Indian marriage., indian marriage, north india
indian marriage, north india, south india: Dear Mani, There are many different kinds of marriage in South India or North India itself. In fact, the ceremonies differ widely between various communities even within South India or North India. Hence, your question needs to be specific to communities...

Indian Culture: Indian nonverbal communication, non verbal cues, non verbal communication
non verbal cues, non verbal communication, admission of guilt: Dear Wanda, Silence in Indian culture can mean many things depending on the situation- 1. If accused of some wrong doing, silence is taken as admission of guilt. 2. In presence of an elder, silence is a show of respect. 3. Silence can be a way of protest....

Indian Culture: Indian Surnames, india hindu, hindu names
india hindu, hindu names, surmanes: Hi, There is no one site that can give you all listings, but you can find some at : http://www.gaminggeeks.org/Resources/KateMonk/India/Hindu-Names/Surnames.htm Or you can buy : http://www.bagchee.com/BookDisplay.aspx?Bkid=B9983 Regards, ...

Indian Culture: Indian scales, national radio station, all india radio
national radio station, all india radio, traditional indian music: HI The term scale is used quite differently in Indian music. Firstly, Indian music is linear i.e. it does not have chords. There are 7 notes Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni and five half notes so the entire octave corresponds to the western octave from note C to C....

Indian Culture: Indian surnames, indian surnames, irish name
indian surnames, irish name, durkan: Hi Richard, The surname Butt is very common in Kashmir in India and some parts of Pakistan. http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Bhat http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_28-3-2004_pg3_6 Sorry but have not heard of Brady...

Indian Culture: Indian surnames, ancestry com, malta university
ancestry com, malta university, maltese language: Hi Mario, That s a very well-thought of project. You may go through the Sindhi Surnames section on : http://www.sindhiinfo.com/ http://www.sindhi.net/ You may also browse through : http://www.dalsabzi.com/Books/history_sindhis/preface.htm...

Indian Culture: IndianWhite Relationship..., casual flings, heart of hearts
casual flings, heart of hearts, indian parents: Martyn, You are handling this superbly. This is the best way out, give her space and time to think. All friendships need not convert into matrimony. And if she feels you can be partners for life, only then will she take you to her parents. Traditionalist...

Indian Culture: Indian/white dating, indian parents, western cultures
indian parents, western cultures, sex before marriage: Hi Jessica, Most Indians believe that a marriage is for a life-time and in fact do try and live upto it. Secondly Indian parents are a little orthodox as far as sex before marriage goes. Now both these points are not so critical in western cultures. ...

Indian Culture: Indian women and piercings, india hinduism, ruptured appendix
india hinduism, ruptured appendix, sacred texts: Dear Kendi I m sorry for this delay in replying to you but my mother was hospitalized with a ruptured appendix and peritonitis. To add to that my Internet connection was giving trouble. Now to answer your question: No. It is not dictated by any of the...

Indian Culture: Indian words, old cow, sorry havent
old cow, sorry havent, sandesh: Hi Matt malmal - its a kind of fabric, very soft and linen like. sandesh - it means message, and also is a kind of Bengali sweet made of milk. tulsi - is a herb, also used for cooking certain dishes and as a flavour for tea. luchis - is a bengali...

Indian Culture: Indians in the United States, sri ganesh, indians in usa
sri ganesh, indians in usa, culture india: Hi Timika: Thank you for asking. I could not understand the question What would a person that is from India s findings be to a manger at work? . Please re-phrase it. Thank you. Indians in USA are highly westernized about the way they do their jobs....

Indian Culture: Inter-caste marriage, indian catholics, thanks in advance
indian catholics, thanks in advance, thanks a bunch: Since you are in the US, I think it would be better if you hook on with some Indian Catholics in the US. IF you email me your contact details at alisha_kale@yahoo.com I will have someone (Indian Catholic in the US) contact you. Anil alisha_kale@yahoo.com...

Indian Culture: Interacial situation, indian parents, single mom
indian parents, single mom, tough battle: Hi Pamela, To carry on a friendship with you, he does not need their opinion nor their approval. But as I said Indian parents at times may take a strong view even about a friendship. It should not be that you cannot meet him just because his parents are...

Indian Culture: Intercaste marriages, social norms, own religion
social norms, own religion, incase: Hi, Yes, intercaste marriages are allowed as per law and also as per social norms. But they still are rare as most Indians are a bit rigid when it comes to marrying outside one s caste. Normally most girls would follow the groom s religion after marriage...

Indian Culture: Interpersonal interaction..., caucasian female, indian females
caucasian female, indian females, interpersonal interaction: Hi Sabrina, I read your post and I must say that your observations are quite consistent with some of the cultural differences between India and the US. It is not clear from your question if the students (Indian) you are referring to are born and raised...

Indian Culture: indian culture, balance family life, family happiness
balance family life, family happiness, bend it like beckham: Dear Meridith, Namaste- A warm Hello from India! Yes, i saw that movie by Gurvindar chaddha. Its nice movie. It nicely present cross culture connection. Indian culture is about rituals, ethics, faithfulness in divine, respect to elders, to sacrifice...

Indian Culture: indian culture, ancient indian literature, poets and painters
ancient indian literature, poets and painters, life prosperity: Hi Jessica ! The piercing of the nose has to do with that Facinating Jewel on the Nose. This piece of ornament has captured the hearts of poets and painters. Be it a sculpture or a painting or a poem describing a traditional Indian women mention is always...

Indian Culture: indian culture, status of women in india, true perspective
status of women in india, true perspective, google: Hi Kirsty, This is a very broad area to sum up in 2 sentences. You can take the help of the WWW for a true perspective. Go to www.google.com and type role and status of women in india The results will help you to a large extent. Another good resource...

Indian Culture: indian culture, indian customs, indian males
indian customs, indian males, street men: Hello Gabrielle, I appreciate your deep interest in Indian culture. For greater clarity, I ll answer your question as a list where each query has its own heading. Shaking hands. In India, women shaking hands with men (more so unknown) is not...

Indian Culture: indian culture in America, bend it like beckham, religious festivals
bend it like beckham, religious festivals, indian culture: In my view, most people from india who settle in the US never culturally adapt themselves to the US culture. Culturally, most indians stand confused somewhere in between the US and Indian culture. The reason I can say that is because when you talk of culture...

Indian Culture: indian culture: red dot & orange rectangle, orange rectangle, sri ganesh
orange rectangle, sri ganesh, indian culture: Hi Thomas: Thank you for asking. The orange rectangle is sandlewood paste. Sandlewood paste applied on the third eye is believed to have several effects like peace and aroused consciousness. I hope this helps you. All the best. Sri Ganes...

Indian Culture: indian culture, bend it like beckham, education class
bend it like beckham, education class, indian culture: Hi Meridith, You may read a few movie reviews at : http://www.mouthshut.com/readproduct/925037155-1.html http://www.boloji.com/wfs/wfs071.htm Or you may consult: http://www.namasthenri.com/associations/nriassn.html Hope this helps. Regards,...

Indian Culture: indian nonverbal communication, hand gestures, hand gesture
hand gestures, hand gesture, asian cultures: Hi Kristy, Hope these would help : http://www.andrews.edu/~tidwell/lead689/NonVerbal.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hand_gesture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namaste http://www.somadance.in/publication_1.htm http://www.kanakasabha.com/hastas/index.html...

Indian Culture: indian santoor, santoor player, mail id
santoor player, mail id, e mail: Dear Sharon This is a tough one! Please send me a picture of the santoor to my e-mail ID lasaburi@vsnl.net. I will get some knowledgeable santoor player to have a look at it. Does the instrument have the manufacturer s name or address on it? That would...

Indian Culture: indian surname abbreviations, indian surnames, ramkumar
indian surnames, ramkumar, southern areas: Hi, Most Indians coming from the southern areas of India, have a long surname which at times is the name of the father or native village or mother s side. Its complicated to spell and so most would use abbreviations. In the northern parts of the country...

Indian Culture: interacialdating-job prestige, specialist food, indian families
specialist food, indian families, food on the table: Hi Joe, Most people feel that if on paper a spouse in an Engineer or a Doctor or an IT specialist, food on the table is guaranteed. Most girls would be afraid to take risks with regards to marriage especially because the parents might not approve of a spouse...

Indian Culture: interraccial dating, social sanction, fairer skin
social sanction, fairer skin, physical appearance: Hello Courtney, Indians are strange people! Sadly, we are also the most racist of all races. I am sure not many countrymen will second this, but deep down they know. India is one of the most ehtnically diverse countries. People from the...

Indian Culture: interracial relationships, faces of culture, sense of guilt
faces of culture, sense of guilt, social customs: Hi Ethan, I was very impressed with you follow-up mail. Most people who would have gone through your situation would have lot of negativity, and be frustrated with the situation. However, I am very happy to see that you choose to look at it as learning...

Indian Culture: interview about culture, social sanction, gilli danda
social sanction, gilli danda, pool snooker: Hi Tara, Glad to see that you chose my beautiful country for your project. In fact your name means star in Hindi, our national language. I will answer your questions in the order you have asked them. 1.Describe family life in India Family is...

Indian Culture: JAT surname, central india, corelation
central india, corelation, caste: Hi Renu, I am not too good in relating to people by their surnames and communities. So I am not sure if can tell for certainty that the jat ppl with powar surname and the powar community (schedule tribe status) are related or they belong to different origins,...

Indian Culture: Jewels on Forehead, indian diety, hindu deities
indian diety, hindu deities, indian deities: Hi Cheryl, Most Indian deities would be depicted dressed in finery and wearing jewels. http://images.google.co.in/images?q=indian+deity&hl=en http://www.sanatansociety.org/hindu_gods_and_goddesses.htm In early Vedic texts, gold and jewels are...

Indian Culture: Job searching in India, monsterindia com, geographical preference
monsterindia com, geographical preference, tibetan refugees: Hi Alexander, Please browse the sites mentioned and also send your CV/Resume to various consultants: http://www.phoenix-hrd.com/aboutus.html http://www.paragonconsult.com/contact.htm http://www.careerkhazana.com/placement.asp http://pa.monsterindia.com/index.html...

Indian Culture: Kalkin, incarnation of vishnu, indian mythology
incarnation of vishnu, indian mythology, white horse: Hi Say, It is not Kalkin , it is kalki The tenth and last incarnation of Vishnu (He is the preserver of the universe, according to Indian mythology), who will come from the sky upon a white horse and wreak final destruction upon the wicked, renew creation...

Indian Culture: how to know the common indian thinking...?, sri ganesh, electoral polls
sri ganesh, electoral polls, indian environment: Hi Anant: Glad that my answer helped you. Thank you for your question. Surveys are widely used and proven tools to get an idea of what a population thinks. Market surveys, opinion polls, pre-electoral polls are examples of such surveys. Surveys are done...

Indian Culture: Just like to know, forgive..., sexual lives, sexual practice
sexual lives, sexual practice, indian origin: Kama Sutra may be a document of Indian Origin but has very little influence of the sexual lives of Indians. Most Indians do not have any formal education or discussion on sexual matters. In fact, sex is still topic that s not discussed openly. kama Sutra...

Indian Culture: Just like to know, forgive..., indian search engine, meaning of sex
indian search engine, meaning of sex, sexual practice: Hello Alfie, Sorry this question is out of my expertise but i will answer you. Kama Sutra is for all who wanted to know real meaning of Sex with his or her partner. It is about beautifying all over process. Its erotic way to do so. It is originate...

Indian Culture: letter form, sri ganesh, abc school
sri ganesh, abc school, letter thanks: Dear Nattalie: The letter can be in the following format! ------ Dear Whomsoever concerned: This letter is to confirm the date and place of birth of Ms. Nattalie, who has been my student for the past x years at ABC school. Ms. Nattalie was born...

Indian Culture: literature about nonverbal communication in india, south asian languages, managing cultural differences
south asian languages, managing cultural differences, philip r harris: Hi Andrzej, Here are few books, sections of which are dedicated to nonverbal communication and may be of help : http://www.ciil-ebooks.net/html/silent/foreword.htm The Teaching and Acquisition of South Asian Languages by Vijay Gambhir Mass Communication...

Indian Culture: love distance, perfect couple, curently
perfect couple, curently, simple fact: Hi ! You sound like you are really in love with a guy whom you haven t met so far. I am not an authority on love, so I really cannot tell you if your feelings for him are love or not. But what I do know is that if he loves you as much as you do, then he...

Indian Culture: In love with an Indian Man..., indian man, indian origin
indian man, indian origin, life experience: Hello Regina, If you really love this guy, and if the feeling is mutual, go for it! Are you worried because the guy is of Indian origin? Don t be! I have a feeling that you are really young. If you are indeed very young, I suggest that you take into...

Indian Culture: Is love worth it?, current boyfriend, neighbouring country
current boyfriend, neighbouring country, harsha: Hello Janaki: Thank you for asking this question. I understand this is a complicated situation. Things will become easier when you and your boyfriend become financially independent. Because, girl leaving her family after marriage is a tradition; you...

Indian Culture: Mandirs, hindunet, mother and father
hindunet, mother and father, gujarat: Hi Reema, I appreciate your feelings and the efforts to learn your language. http://www.hindunet.org/ http://hinduism.about.com/ http://www.cdacindia.com/html/aai/lilappp.asp http://www.letslearnhindi.com/ Hope these help. Best of luck!...

Indian Culture: Marriage Outside Race+Dharam ?, sri ganesh, hindu culture
sri ganesh, hindu culture, indian hindu: Hi Richie: Thank you for asking this question. What is sin and what is not is a very complicated question than it may seem. This matter might be even irrelevant as God can forgive any sin. True love is blind and true love more sacred than any religion....

Indian Culture: Marrying a Muslim girl, dependent visa, marriage officer
dependent visa, marriage officer, h1 visa: Hi Raj, Yes, proof of residence is a legal requirement. It would be best for you to take help of a lawyer in Hyderabad itself and find a way out. Here s a list : http://yellowpages.sulekha.com/hyderabad/lawyers-legal-services/civil/15.htm Here are...

Indian Culture: MBA in India, mba in india, university of delhi
mba in india, university of delhi, isb: Hi Derek, I would need you to go a bit more into details about your goals to be able to give you the right set of Business Schools. You need to let me know your area of interest and specialization. You can also have a look at : http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/...

Indian Culture: Modern indian culture., sai krishna, brahmin family
sai krishna, brahmin family, modern india: Hi Sai Its great that young people like you still think about preserving Indian culture, this country is in safe young hands. Yes, there have been many a cases which do take hope away for a second but things aren t so bad. Media does over play a lot of...

Indian Culture: Moscow, lifestyle, life in moscow, indian diaspora
life in moscow, indian diaspora, indianembassy: Hi Zefa, This question has come to me by mistake. You can browse through : http://petersburgcity.com/news/city/2004/11/23/indian_diaspora/ http://www.indianspices.ru/ http://www.indianembassy.ru/ru/ru_01_10.html Hope this helps. Regards,...

Indian Culture: marriage in Indian Culture, wedding rituals, different cultures
wedding rituals, different cultures, indian culture: Hi Natalie, I am sure that your paper was pretty good, just to give you a fresh perspective : http://www.shaadionline.com/wedding-rituals.asp http://www.vivaaha.org/newpage3.htm http://www.kamat.com/indica/culture/sub-cultures/arranged_marriage.htm...

Indian Culture: marriages, indian civilisation, stone age people
indian civilisation, stone age people, warld: Hi Ranjeev, You can follow these links : http://www.kamat.com/indica/culture/sub-cultures/arranged_marriage.htm http://www2.eastwestcenter.org/pop/4-marriage.pdf http://www.urantia.org/papers/paper83.html http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761574825/Marriage.html...

Indian Culture: What to do when meeting indian parents.., american sitcoms, genuine emotions
american sitcoms, genuine emotions, rajasthan india: Hello Maya, For Indian people marriage is a permanent thing. Indian culture attaches a lot of importance to a stable married life. So I feel, your prospective in laws need to see that stabilty in your relationship with your boyfriend. Unfortuantely,...

Indian Culture: morals, indian parents, indian kids
indian parents, indian kids, religion and spirituality: Dear Chris, India is a country where the life is closely associated with religion and spirituality. Also, Indians of all religions are taught to pay back to the society and family what they have received and a purely selfish Indian is looked down upon....

Indian Culture: Naming Convention, school certificates, college authorities
school certificates, college authorities, ravi sharma: Hi, As I said your name ideally would be Sriram Venkatesan. Normally Indians have a first, a middle and a last name. In North India the middle name is the Dad s name - and last name is the surname. e.g. Ramesh Ravi Sharma (where Ravi is the Dad, and Sharma...

Indian Culture: Navajo Indian Tribe, navajo indian tribe, navajo reservation
navajo indian tribe, navajo reservation, northeast arizona: Hi Ariana, The Navajo Indian Tribe is recognized as the largest Indian tribe in the United States. According to the 1990 Census, almost 80,000 Navajo people live in New Mexico. The Navajo Reservation is also the largest Indian reservation in the United...

Indian Culture: Navajo Indians, north american indians, navajo indians
north american indians, navajo indians, red indians: Dear Z.White, Hello. Even this is new term for me...so to increase my knowledge i also searched for it and here are few websites which may help you out: Navajo Indians are indians but not like us. They are different community like red indians etc....

Indian Culture: Nonverbal Communication in India, vocal cues, long black hair
vocal cues, long black hair, red dots: Dear Sharon, Almost all Indian women pierce their nose and its significance is more during marriage. The nath ie ornament worn by women on there nose carries a lot of sexual significance. The red dots on the fore head of an Indian women shows that...

Indian Culture: North -east India, north east india, india index
north east india, india index, india history: Hi Dimpy, This is a very vast topic and a major cause for concern for some of the fundamentalists. But in my opinion the influence of any culture can never be wrong or corrupting as long as the person who grasps it is matured enough. The Indian youth today...

Indian Culture: My name!, bengali dictionary, girls name
bengali dictionary, girls name, conclusive answer: Hi Rumki, I asked lot of my bengali friends for the meaning of Rumki. Some said, it s a girls name but has no meaning in Bengali dictionary. Some said, it means something to the effect of pearl, gem, precious. I know that this leaves you with no conclusive...

Indian Culture: names, indian heritage, indian culture
indian heritage, indian culture, wonderful day: Hello ! Parikh is a name of a man. Please feel free to ask me if you have any more questions relating to Indian culture. I will try to answer it to the best of my abilities. Have a wonderful day. regards, Anil Kale I have assumed that you mention...

Indian Culture: need help on indian food and culture, cow slaughter, indian climate
cow slaughter, indian climate, indian soil: Hi Sachi: Thank you for your question. Food habits anywhere in the world are determined more by the local geography and on what type of plant life and animal life can survive in that environment. Culture has minor but strong influence. Of course,...

Indian Culture: I need your help!!!, indian tradition, indepth study
indian tradition, indepth study, married lady: Dear Erika, Most of us (Indians) come from joint family where traditions , value for life and love plays a major role. Because of these Joint family caring nature in an Indian is more than what you will find in people of other culture. A husband in Indian...

Indian Culture: i need ur help!!! urgently!!!=), irastimes, work culture
irastimes, work culture, knowledge bank: Hello, Here are some relevant articles : http://www.irastimes.org/Work%20Culture%20in%20Government-Some%20Basic%20Issues.htm http://www.iimm.org/knowledge_bank/12_work-culture-controversy.htm http://www.expresscomputeronline.com/20060918/technologylife01.shtml...

Indian Culture: i need some words..., punjabi dress, mufler
punjabi dress, mufler, chunni: Hello Erika, Few of the words that you mentioned are hindi words with no translation in English possible, and in that case I will just explain. 1. sari : Dress worn by Indian Women, and is just wrapped around the body. It can be 3-5 meters long. 2....

Indian Culture: non-verbal communication, non verbal communication, loogie
non verbal communication, loogie, asian look: Hi Abby, That s great that you had a nice experience in India. If this was rural India, chances are bright that they didn t want you closeby, as they may be paranoid. If you can give me more details about the place it happened and what exactly you were...

Indian Culture: om nama shivaya, nama shivaya, devnagri
nama shivaya, devnagri: Hi Prakash, I don t think there is a way to send an attachment to the responses on this site. I would have to send it to your email address. Which means I would need your email address to send the attachment. Besides, I would be out of town for the...

Indian Culture: Passage to India--English rule, other questions, hindu caste, apparent multiplicity
hindu caste, apparent multiplicity, sovereign democratic republic: Hi, This book gives you India in a nut shell, but remember it was written in 1924 - a time when India was not a sovereign democratic republic the way its today. Decades in between have changed the face of India and outlook of Indians. A raja means a...

Indian Culture: Punjabi Culture, society and culture, little respect
society and culture, little respect, family values: Dear Matt, In Such a short notice with no specific request from you its a bit difficult for me to give you any guidance, but still, 1, if the lady is a punjabi Hindu, try to avoid Beef and pork in your the food you order and avoid drinks. 2. If...

Indian Culture: please help me, b schools, selection procedure
b schools, selection procedure, mica: Hi Tarun, For the IIMs - here is the guide: http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/programmes/pgpapply_admission.htm For MICA : http://mica-india.net/Academicprogrammes/admissions.html All Institutes taking CAT scores are : http://www.winentrance.com/catinstitute.htm...

Indian Culture: political science, states of india, mapsofindia
states of india, mapsofindia, racial background: Hi, You can go through: http://www.indiainbusiness.nic.in/indian-states/manipur/general.htm http://www.mapsofindia.com/states/index.html http://www.iipsindia.org/sp04%5Ckalpita.pdf http://medind.nic.in/haa/t04/i1/haat04i1p1.pdf http://www.kamat.com/...

Indian Culture: popculture, india fashion week 2005, parminder nagra
india fashion week 2005, parminder nagra, india fashion week: Hi Mel, Thank you for your question. It sure is music for my ears! India is a country with a rich culture, and music is its very soul. The musical diversity across the country is amazing; the various genres are a music lover s dream. Indian movies...

Indian Culture: proofreading, napoleon bonaparte, french napoleon
napoleon bonaparte, french napoleon, code napoleon: Dear Katrina, Thank you for asking. Your essay looks fine. I have few suggestions. 1. reign over PLACE(France) or reign of PERSON(Napolean) is more accurate. 2. abide BY the ideals not abide TO 3. BOOSTED doesn t go with up. 4. Nevertheless,...

Indian Culture: Question - Indian Gesture, finger and thumb, non verbal communication
finger and thumb, non verbal communication, indian woman: Dear Carrie Sorry for being late. pinching lips between her finger and thumb.... well, that means she was confused, and probably was thinking if she knew you. No you did not offend her by any mean. P.S.- pinching her lips between her finger...

Indian Culture: a question, india hinduism, zoroastranism
india hinduism, zoroastranism, sri ganesh: Hi Jalil: Thank you for asking. I know that the following nine religions exist in India. Hinduism Islam Sikhism Christianity Buddhism Jainism Zoroastranism Judaism There are sub-sects in each religion too. I hope this helps you. All the...

Indian Culture: just a question..indian culture, major religions in india, genital secretions
major religions in india, genital secretions, sri ganesh: Hi Maya: Thank you for asking. Indian boys are not normally circumcised. But there exists a tradition in Islam to do so. As Islam is one of the major religions in India, many Indian muslims practise this and they do not consider this as genital mutilation....

Indian Culture: Another question about surnames, indian names, last names
indian names, last names, countries in the world: Hello Robin, India is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Yes, many Indians do not have surnames, this is especially true of the people in the south of the country. I looked up the net for a source of comprehensive information...

Indian Culture: a question, indonesia christianity, major religions in india
indonesia christianity, major religions in india, religions in india: Hello Jalil, How are you doing? Officially India is a secular country, and it does not align itself with any single religion. The major religions in India are: Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, and Christianity. The other minority religions are Buddhism,...

Indian Culture: Racism?, india marriage, grain of truth
india marriage, grain of truth, castes: Hello Claire, Well, to be honest you are better off without a guy like your ex boyfriend. Not only is he racially prejudiced, but I suspect his feelings for you weren t genuine. I apologize for these sweeping conclusions, but there might be a grain of truth...

Indian Culture: RED DOT, hindu religon, hindu religion
hindu religon, hindu religion, red dots: Indian women could have a red dot on her forehead, either 1.she is married (in certain states in india, it is a requirement for married women) 2.as a part of her make up It would be a very very lengthy mail to tell you about Hindu religion. But since...

Indian Culture: Real estate buying practices, real estate transactions, personality types
real estate transactions, personality types, indian couple: Hi Lisa ! In my view, your question has to do moer with personality types than culture. Some people, regardless of thir cultural background, are nmot very prompt in their communication. It s unfortunate that you have to deal with one of them. Wish all...

Indian Culture: Red Dot Again, opening of the third eye, bidding farewell
opening of the third eye, bidding farewell, mental concentration: Hi Danielle, Its called a tilak which literally means a mark . It has a religious significance, you can know more at : http://www.hindunet.org/tilak/index.htm It can be put in many forms as a sign of blessing , greeting or auspiciousness. The...

Indian Culture: Relationships, urban india, typical steps
urban india, typical steps, indian man: Hi Jessica, A lot will depend on how long your friend has been in the US of A? If his family has been there for e.g. more than 3-4 years, they must have adapted to the lifestyle there. In that case it would be quite ok if you were to meet them. But...

Indian Culture: Religion, hinduism and buddhism, sri ganesh
hinduism and buddhism, sri ganesh, caste system: Dear Pragasen, Thank you for your question. Hinduism does mention about caste system, though it repeatedly mentions equality of human beings irrespective of castes. Now, caste is more political issue than religious issue in India. Buddhism has no...

Indian Culture: Religion, sri ganesh, hindu religion
sri ganesh, hindu religion, reincarnation: Dear Toronto: Yes, Hinduism considers that taking birth as a man is a great privilege. Those who sin a lot may find it difficult to be born again as man in the next birth. After suffering in a few births as a animal they might be able to take birth again...

Indian Culture: Reply To Yesterday..., western perspective, interracial couples
western perspective, interracial couples, pakistani girl: Hi Martyn, Enjoy your new house and give yourself more time on this. You are thinking straight and that s what matters. In the matters of the heart, don t lose sight of logic. I think she has gone through a rough patch and so would think twice before...

Indian Culture: Research Paper, tiger panthera tigris, indian national language
tiger panthera tigris, indian national language, 100 paise: Dear Sarah, Namaste! (that is Hello in Indian national language; Hindi). Yeh, i can very well tell you about Indian Culture. My dear, “ Indian Culture is as the ocean, which has in it the waters of all the rivers, from all the lands, from clouds that...

Indian Culture: read this, feroze gandhi, gandhi khan
feroze gandhi, gandhi khan, mahatma gandhi: Hi Suman, I am not so sure that I understand your query fully. But if you want to know about the adaptability of Indian culture, yes its very much possible even today. Though a lot of so-called fundametalists will raise a lot of voices against such an issue....

Indian Culture: receiving a family foto, family foto, indian officials
family foto, indian officials, religious ritual: Hi Kelly, If you feel ok about it, you can in turn send a family photo too. This may just be his way of showing some sort of friendly gesture and nothing else. Its a very normal thing these days for family photos to adorn the walls of high ranking Indian...

Indian Culture: red dot, sri ganesh, hindu tradition
sri ganesh, hindu tradition, hindu women: Dear Kim: Thank you for asking this question. Not all Indian women wear red dot. Only Hindu women who are married wear a red dot. It is called Tilak . It is also called Bindi if it is a sticker. It is called Kum kum , if it is made from red powder....

Indian Culture: red dots, patty lurie, body dots
patty lurie, body dots, eye brows: Dear Patty Lurie, Hello. Red Dot which u have mentioned is called- Bindi or Body dots . It is perfect indian ways to express ones individuality. They are set in eye-catching designs for the fashion conscious youth as well as women. Its traditional...

Indian Culture: regarding vedas, hindu vedas, sri ganesh
hindu vedas, sri ganesh, sacred texts: Hi Dinesh: Thank you for asking. Here is the link which provides details of books on vedas. http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/index.htm Please see if you can obtain them in India. Vedas were transferred through oral teaching tradition. They can...

Indian Culture: My relationship, going to india, eachother
going to india, eachother, behest: Hi Jenny, Its time for you to move on in life. This guy gave up on love just because his family wanted him to, this is strange. No guarantee now or in future that he won t disown you at his family s behest. So best way is to try and overcome this trauma...

Indian Culture: relationship with an Indian Man, smile on your face, indian mother
smile on your face, indian mother, indian man: Hi Mel, If she came here to ensure that you split, she will try her best to do it. You need to now try your best to avoid any direct confrontation with her. Do not even try extra hard to please her, as by what you write she seems to be an orthodox Indian...

Indian Culture: relationship question, divorce petition, relationship question
divorce petition, relationship question, educated guess: Hi Dilip, divorce is in most cases does not have a pleasant ending. So what it leads to is not always predictable. If the underlying reasons of the divorce are such that leaves one of the party left with a feeling - we must take revenge for what has happened...

Indian Culture: relationship, india act, last thought
india act, last thought, little bit: Hi Ana, I apologize for the delay in reply. I read your question two times just to be sure that I don t miss anything that you meant to tell. It sounds to me that your feelings for him are very sincere and real. But whether it s the same from his end...

Indian Culture: rules of women, gordon cooper technology center, female feticide
gordon cooper technology center, female feticide, mckayla gordon: Hi Lacee, Thank you for your question. I know I am a bit late. Therefore, I am writing the things that come to mind right away. However, if you still have some more time, I could send you more on this topic. So please let me know accordingly. From my...

Indian Culture: The Saree/Sari and Appropriateness, traditional indian garments, cultural appropriation
traditional indian garments, cultural appropriation, indian attire: Hi Jamie, I think most Indians will feel very good if a person from another culture would try some Indian attire. You will be more than welcome to do so. You can actually ask and take help of Indian neighbours or your Indian friends. If you need any help...

Indian Culture: Saying thank you, shukriya, indians
shukriya, indians, phrase: Hello Charles, The word actually is Shukriya and this is a Urdu term for Thank you whereas Dhanyawaad is Hindi term for Thank you . Both these word can be used while conversing with Indians, but incase you are conversing with a Pakistani than Shukriya...

Indian Culture: Scarfs, sufi tradition, initial answer
sufi tradition, initial answer, sufi saint: Dear Nolan, I am not sure what do u mean by scarf, but as in India there many followers of many religion which is then again divided into different sect, such an offering is possible. Or maybe what you are refering to is a old sufi tradition where chaddar...

Indian Culture: School Volunteering, social darwinism, pto board
social darwinism, pto board, theory of evolution: Hi Jennifer ! I read your mail. Clearly, it sounds to me that you are dealing with someone is just not ethical but incompetent as well. Being unethical is bad enough, but that combined with incompetence is worst. Which means, regardless of the cultural...

Indian Culture: Sikh Surnames, hundal, rupinder
hundal, rupinder, wikipedia: Hi Rupinder, Found some material at : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mann_(surname) http://www.allaboutsikhs.com/names/surnames.htm Talked to a few Punjabi friends and according to them Mann stands for honor. Sorry, but best way out would be...

Indian Culture: Soils and Crops of Aurangabad, Maharashtra, river godavari, fuji company
river godavari, fuji company, srep: Hi, Jaikwadi dam, also known as Nath Sagar is located near Paithan. It is about 50 km from Aurangabad, built on river Godavari and about 110 km from Ahmednagar. Its area is 1300 km². It supplies water to Aurangabad City and generates power.The power station...

Indian Culture: Spirituality and Healing, sri ganesh, life trauma
sri ganesh, life trauma, caspin: Dear Caspin: I never heard a case like yours from any individuals. I read about it in newspapers and books. I have experimented with Spiritual healing and it worked for me. But I don t know about past life trauma therapy. As far as spiritual healing...

Indian Culture: Surname history, walmer bridge, ancestry com
walmer bridge, ancestry com, sarat chandra: Hi Adam, My apology for this late revert. The surname Sarath is used in India as a forename too, it is pretty common in eastern and southern parts of India. The only difference is that in south its spelt as SARATH and in east as SHARAT or SARAT...

Indian Culture: Surnames, upper caste, indian surnames
upper caste, indian surnames, mr madhavan: Hi Theresa, Well, Madhavan is a surname typically found in people from South India, primarily of Dravidian lineage. Mr. Madhavan could belong to the Iyengar caste, who are essentially Tamil Brahmins (the so called upper caste). Hope this helps....

Indian Culture: Surnames, dna project, indian families
dna project, indian families, counsell: Hi Theresa, I must say you are working on a very interesting project. I looked up your website too. Neat. The probability of Council being an Indian last name is very less. It will be a great help if you could provide the gentleman s last...

Indian Culture: Symbol and icons, bronze sculpture, firend
bronze sculpture, firend, tambourine: Hi Cecile. I have answerd a similar question before (for somebody else). But in order for me to tell accurately, he mailed me a picture of the object (or you could send me a link where I could view the picture) Is it possible for you to send me a picture...

Indian Culture: sikh surname Hora, sikh jatt, jats
sikh jatt, jats, mr singh: Dear Mr Singh, I am sorry but could not find much info about the same. Sikh Surnames often reflect the profession or caste of the family. There are two broad categories: Jat (jut) and Khat(t)ri (kh - schwa - t - r - long e). Jats are historically land-owners,...

Indian Culture: sport, minor variations, iloveindia
minor variations, iloveindia, indian game: Hi Dan, Though Kabaddi is primarily an Indian game, not much is known about the origin of the game. There is however, concrete evidence that game is 4,000 years old. It is a team sport, which requires both skill and power, and combines the characteristics...

Indian Culture: sprituality, sri ganesh, deep meditation
sri ganesh, deep meditation, religion and philosophy: Hi Ravideep: Thank you for your question. I think ahamkara or pride (or ego to be more precise) resides in mind and is deeply ingrained. In order overcome ego one needs to come out of maya or illusion and delusion. It is possible by deep meditation or grace...

Indian Culture: stink finga, surjit singh, hygiene products
surjit singh, hygiene products, urban india: Yes, people do clean themselves with WATER using their bare hands after passing stools after which they wash their hands with soap and water as it is considered healthier and cleaner to do so compared to the use of toilet paper. No, there is no shortage...

Indian Culture: Things that your life and work has taught you, sri ganesh, aspiring author
sri ganesh, aspiring author, beautiful name: Dear Mr. Brian, Thank you for your interest. 1. Buddhavarapu is the name of ancient village in India where Buddhism is thought to be popular. 2. I must tell you that I am not a writer by profession but passion, but I have never published books. I think...

Indian Culture: TRADITIONAL INDIAN WOMEN CLOTHES, traditional indian clothes, how to wear a sari
traditional indian clothes, how to wear a sari, indian dancer: Dear Kaat, You can purchase Sari online in the following websites: http://www.utsavsarees.com/pages/buysaris.htm http://www.salwarkameezindia.com/saris-sarees.htm http://www.indianattire.com/Saris-Bangalore-Silk.asp http://www.globalsaridelivery.com/...

Indian Culture: Traditional Nose Pierced., india cultures, central india
india cultures, central india, nose piece: Hello Aysha Punjabis do it on the right side , whereas ladies from central India do it on the left side,, so it doesn t really matter which side of the nose is pierced, just get a nice n traditional nose piece for urself and u will look fine,, Sukhjende...

Indian Culture: How to tell my story correctly, sri ganesh, target audience
sri ganesh, target audience, paper shredder: Dear Rachelle, Thank you for your question. First decide the purpose of your writing, then consider who would be your target audience. This solves the starting problems. Weave your story keeping your objective and your audience in focus. Writing is a trial...

Indian Culture: third eye, sri ganesh, red dots
sri ganesh, red dots, time in india: JoAnne: Thank you for asking. I am not aware of any such practice of implanting gemstones in the forehand. It is interesting how it is possible to do so without endangering life or health. I never heard or read about it. I do not believe such a practice...

Indian Culture: traditional women of india, monica chapman, women of india
monica chapman, women of india, nose pieces: hi Monica, the piece of Jewellry that women in India wear are called nathani (nath-nee) and this (the nose piercing) is usually done just before marriage ie around 16 year of age (this was the age the girls usually used to marry in india. No, it does...

Indian Culture: Visiting India for the first time, visiting india, chandigarh
visiting india, chandigarh, swami: Dear Emily, You need not at all worry about anything and behave as usual taking care about the other person. Indians are accustomed to deal with people with varied cultural backgrounds and there will be no problem. Only thing is in India, physical touching...

Indian Culture: Wedding gift, religious spectrum, sikh family
religious spectrum, sikh family, gold jewelry: Hi Derek, Firstly, I hope I am not late in answering your question. I found it interesting that you used the phrase home builder . That s because I always say realtors or builders can only give you a house (implies the structure), and its the people...

Indian Culture: Wedding gift for Indian co-worker, sri ganesh, honey moon
sri ganesh, honey moon, marriage gifts: Hi Jim: Thank you for asking. Traditionally, Indian marriage gifts were given to the couple in order to alleviate their financial burden in starting a family. They might be utensils, cutlery, kitchen appliances, home decorations etc. Some people even...

Indian Culture: White girl always left out in the dark., hundred dollar bills, female cousin
hundred dollar bills, female cousin, righteous way: Hello Katey, To be honest your question really touched my heart. I really hope that Amandeep realises his folly before it s too late. If I were in your shoes, I would ve been more assertive. I feel you should not let others...

Indian Culture: Wrinting about Religion, bible doctrines, sri ganesh
bible doctrines, sri ganesh, jewish bible: Hi Alberto: First, congratulations for getting inspired to bring new ideas about the Jewish Bible. To write a book and if you have plans to find a publisher: 1. Think who will read your book 2. Estimate the size of your audience base 3. Build some...

Indian Culture: westernisation culture, westernization, influence of western culture
westernization, influence of western culture, value of time: Hi Anveet, That s too broad of a question. Generally, there are always two aspects of change. One is good, and other is bad. So is the case with the influence of western culture on the Indian culture. There are lot of positive influences of westernization...

Indian Culture: I am white and my girlfriend is Indian, inter racial marriage, indian parents
inter racial marriage, indian parents, shanaya: Hi, I am sorry but its going to be a big battle to win her parents over. Most Indian parents may not take this inter faith, inter nationality, inter racial marriage too lightly. If she is commitment phobic, it will be very easy for her parents to draw...

Indian Culture: the world and I, popular bookstores, sri ganesh
popular bookstores, sri ganesh, vietmam: Hi Choi: Congratulations for writing a book! In order to publish your work you have to find a publisher. Contact each and every publisher you think might work. If they accept to listen to the story, you won half the battle. This is a process which will...

Indian Culture: What can I do, disownment, loving relationship
disownment, loving relationship, indian girl: Hi Tim, Before I get in trying to answer your question, let me give you some general information that is applicable to most Indians settled in other countries Most Indians abroad have a difficult time giving up their cultural identity. They love to capture...

Indian Law: 138 of negotiable instrument, negotiable instruments act, holder in due course
negotiable instruments act, holder in due course, bill of exchange: Anand: Thanks for your referral To answer in nutshell, a person desirous to initiate action under section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act ( Complainant ), should ensure following: -The instrument is a cheque (and not any other instrument like bill...

Indian Law: breaking employment bond, confirmation mail, fool proof
confirmation mail, fool proof, confirmation letter: Hello Raman, Your apprehension about the company engaging itself into a criminal act of forging your signature and also making another document is a fallacy. You should have a clear mind as corporate citizens do not want to be rich at the cost of their...

Indian Law: breaking employment bond paying money, confirmation mail, fool proof
confirmation mail, fool proof, confirmation letter: Hello Raman, Your apprehension about the company engaging itself into a criminal act of forging your signature and also making another document is a fallacy. You should have a clear mind as corporate citizens do not want to be rich at the cost of their...

Indian Law: Name Change, viswanath, self declaration
viswanath, self declaration, administrative department: Hello Viswanath, The procedure you need to adopt is to file an application for the name change with the State General Administrative Department at the Secretariat and comply with the requisite formalities of name change. Once the name change is published...

Indian Law: Paternity Leaves, prerogative, gesture
prerogative, gesture, goodwill: Hello Amit Kohli, To my understanding, in India we do not have any Act on Paternity entitling the male employee to some leaves on his becoming father. In cases where the employer feels appropriate may allow the employee to enjoy his first days as father...

Indian Law: Releiving letter, mental trauma, breach of trust
mental trauma, breach of trust, attitude change: Hello Amitabh Kumar Singh, This is atrocious that your employer is threatening of ruining your career and asking you to work for 3 months without pay! This mental trauma can be reduced into writing and it is suggested that you correspond with the HR...

Indian Law: Relieving letter, mail letter, relieving letter
mail letter, relieving letter, indian counterpart: Hello Mridul, Since the applicability of the clause of servicing the notice period has been struck by you, it implies that you may resign without serving a notice period on your return to India. In my opinion you have the right to enforce your pay from...

Indian Law: Breach of contract, contract question, debatable issue
contract question, debatable issue, case papers: Hi Jobsub, As the relationship between them is that of friends and under this obligation your BIL’s brother engaged the Advocate who was instrumental in participating in meetings and settling the issue between the family members, thing are to be seen in...

Indian Law: Broken Overseas Service agreement witth IT company, civil lawyer, ambat
civil lawyer, ambat, work assignment: Dear Amit Yes, service agreement is valid. The company has an actionable claim against you and your father. But if you have sufficient proof that you have been sent to UK for job and not training and if you succeed in establishing the same, you have a fighting...

Indian Law: Civil - Suit against me(defendand) that my house has extended in to his(plaintifs) land, crop fields, kadis
crop fields, kadis, feets: Dear Priti Astarag Patnaik You have stated that you have been residing in the house for more than 20 years. That gives you the right of easement by prescription.Anyway as there is only a difference of 3 feet, if it is admitted by you and if it is in his land,...

Indian Law: Correction in study certificates, board of secondary education, intermediate certificates
board of secondary education, intermediate certificates, ssc board: Dear Prabhakar Reddy To correct any mistake in your certificates, you will have to contact the SSC board. You will have to give an application to have the mistakes in your certificates corrected. I would advise you to contact the Education Dept in your locality...

Indian Law: correction in passport, andhrapradesh, unforeseen problems
andhrapradesh, unforeseen problems, affidavit: Dear Srujana Even if the mistake is minor and clerical in nature, I would advice you to have it corrected as the passport is the document that you will use when you are travelling abroad and for this small mistake, you should not have unforeseen problems....

Indian Law: Defenition of Family, lease states, agreement states
lease states, agreement states, children and parents: Dear Vikram Family in the strictest sense means a husband, his wife, children and parents if they are old and can not maintain themselves. If you have a term in your agreement which states that only the person, his wife and children can live in the house,...

Indian Law: experience letter, experience letter, company weather
experience letter, company weather, fake bills: Dear Lalitha, It is purely the discretion of the company weather to or not to give the experience certificate. Particularly in IT sector as the relation ship between the employee and the employer is governed by the contract, there are many instances where...

Indian Law: Final settlement after resignation, civil lawyer, serving notice
civil lawyer, serving notice, notice period: Dear Amit Mahore Salary is your legal right for the time you have worked. You are entitled to get the amount that is due to you for he period that you have worked for the company.That company cannot hold the same back. If they are doing the same, you can...

Indian Law: Full and Final Settlement, relieving letter, civil lawyer
relieving letter, civil lawyer, notice period: Dear Binod As you have fulfilled all the obligations to the company including serving the notice period,the company is bound to pay you the entire amount due from the company to you. The same ought to have been paid at the time you were issued the relieving...

Indian Law: experience letter, experience letter, satyam
Indian Law: experience letter, experience letter, satyam, downturn

Indian Law: Name Change in Birth Certificate, official gazette, local court
Indian Law: Name Change in Birth Certificate, official gazette, local court, birth certificate

Indian Law: Need help regarding resignation, mail proof, appointment letter
Indian Law: Need help regarding resignation, mail proof, appointment letter, confirmation letter

Indian Law: Guardianship requirements, natural guardian, legitimate child
natural guardian, legitimate child, stable life: Hi Sonali, In Indian The Laws are Father is a natural Guardian and thereafter the Mother in case of legitimate child. In your case as mother is not there and father has abandoned the child and his whereabouts are not known. So taking the above stated facts...

Indian Law: HUF property after deceased Karta, eldest male, membership certificate
eldest male, membership certificate, family membership: Dear Shikhar Khanna To declare your self as the Karta, you will need to get the Succession Certificate from the court declaring you as the Karta. That is a conclusive document as it is a court order after investigation and finding you as Karta of the propert...

Indian Law: Inheritence, Will, Hindu laws of succession
Will, Hindu laws of succession, Hindu testimentary succession: Dear Nirmala Since you have stated that your father s property is self acquired, he is legally at liberty to write a will to dispense the property to any person he sees fit and proper.To constitute a valid will that governs the Hindus, a person can write...

Indian Law: LATE WAGE, coconut software, software pvt
coconut software, software pvt, civil case: Dear Dayanand If you are working for a company, you are legally entitled to get the salary for those times that you have worked. That is your fundamental right. If there is any salary or other amounts due to you pending, you can file a civil case to get the...

Indian Law: Labour Law, indian group, notice period
indian group, notice period, labour law: Hello Neelam, The idea of the document, the so called bond, taken by these companies is to enforce the employee to work for defined time frame and any decision of the employee to leave the gainful employment will give rise to the claim of the bond amount...

Indian Law: Manufature and distribution, ambit, finished goods
ambit, finished goods: No distribution will not come under the ambit of manufacture. Legally any procedure for making a new product is called manufacture. Distribution is the procedure for distributing the finished goods and making it available to the general public. If you are...

Indian Law: Marriage, indian muslims, marriage act
indian muslims, marriage act, first wife: Well Yahu, It is different with each religion for a person to remarry as per the Indian law. Under the Christian and Hindu laws, it is prohibited unless the first wife has been divorced.But for a Muslim, he can have up to 4 wives at a time. That is under...

Indian Law: Maternity Leaves on Probation period, probation period, maternity benefits
probation period, maternity benefits, appointment letter: Dear Shanmuganathan At the onset please let me apologise for my late reply the reason being my hectic schedule. Now coming to your question, you have not stated weather your wife is employed under contract or is she a regular employee. If she is under...

Indian Law: Name Change in Birth Certificate, birth and deaths, requisite application
birth and deaths, requisite application, competent court: Hello Srinivas, The legal course open for you is to file a suit for declaration before the competent court having jurisdiction with supporting evidence that the name change was effected under a ceremony and have some photographs with negatives and also...

Indian Law: Name Change in Birth Certificate, official gazette, time activity
official gazette, time activity, arya: Dear Srinivas One can indeed change the name. For that one has to apply and get the name change published in the official gazette. Normally one has to file an application in a prescribed manner and submit the same. Then it will be published in the official...

Indian Law: Need Help in understanding Service Bond, relieving letter, anshu
relieving letter, anshu, stamp paper: Dear Anshu If you have entered into a bond agreement with the company, legally you are liable to work with the company for the bond period.But all agreements are two way street. If despite your work, you are not paid the increments that the company had promised...

Indian Law: Need help regarding resignation, salary period, probation period
salary period, probation period, appointment letter: Dear Annamika Yours is a problem that is quite common in the industry these days. I will try to answer your questions one by one 1) You are bound to work in the notice period as the appointment letter is quite clear in that respect that it is the company...

Indian Law: Personal Loan Defaulting, loan instalments, repurcussions
loan instalments, repurcussions, civil suit: Dear Karisma Mohan If there is any default in repayment of loans, the creditor can legally proceed against you. They can either file a civil suit against you or if the loan amount is above Rs 1 lakh, then they can proceed under the secrutisation act if it...

Indian Law: provision for employee's security under indian law, job offer letter, labour laws in india
job offer letter, labour laws in india, rajeshri: Dear Rajeshri In earlier times, the relations between the company and the employee was governed by the provisions of the Labour Laws in India including Industrial Disputes Act. But as these laws have become Archaic, these days company s directly enter into...

Indian Law: Re: Problem after buying the house, tax liabilities, excess tax
tax liabilities, excess tax, aspe: Hello Nova, According to your statement and my understanding of your question, the sale transaction is complete when the property is registered and the sub-registrar having accepted the sale deed for the amount shown as consideration and delivery of possession...

Indian Law: Reg complaint on my wife, false complaint, life threat
false complaint, life threat, threat case: Hi, Filing 498A is not a game. She will have to prove the allegations beyond doubt. You will be given opportunity to defend and adduce your evidence and at this time your lawyer can make use of NC filed by you against her to prove that she has filed false...

Indian Law: Relieving Troubles !!!, mail correspondences, experience letter
mail correspondences, experience letter, resignation letter: Dear Sinu You have fulfilled all your obligations to the company by sending the notice of resignation and also offering them to pay up for the two remaining months. As there are no terms which says that it is the discretion of the company weather to accept...

Indian Law: Requirements to get guardianship, natural guardian, stable life
natural guardian, stable life, hospital charges: Dear Sonali As Per the Indian law, the first is the natural guardian. But you have stated that your sister s husband, the child s father has abandoned the child. That is a fit case your parents can file a Petition for Guardianship/ Adoption of the child....

Indian Law: Resignation during probation, relieving letter, appointment letter
relieving letter, appointment letter, acceptance letter: Dear Saurabh Even though you have not signed the appointment letter, there may be clauses in the acceptance letter to the 15 day notice period.If there are no such terms and if you have not entered into any agreement with the company in which case the terms...

Indian Law: Resignation from Services, gainful employment, javed
gainful employment, javed, resignation: Hello Rishi, Your resignation should be very specific on your date of relieve and when communicated and there is no response, you can well take a decision on leaving the gainful employment at the end of the day indicated in the resignation. Since you...

Indian Law: Not being relieved from current company, merger of the company, appointment letter
merger of the company, appointment letter, gross salary: Hello Amit, Your statement that there is a merger of the company you work for with another company and the separation policy of the new company differs with that the old company. In such situation the standards are that the new employer should desire that...

Indian Law: Scotland & England - which law is best, common wealth countries, experience scotland
common wealth countries, experience scotland, scotland england: I am not an expert in English and Scottish law. But personally, I would go with the English law because it has larger acceptance and use and it is the mother of the laws that is followed in the common wealth countries which is based largely on the British...

Indian Law: Staff loan taken from employer, legal recourse, calculating interest
legal recourse, calculating interest, retrospective effect: Dear Archana Tanwar The bank does not have any legal right to revise the rate of interest mid way in breach of the loan agreement. You need not take any legal action against the bank. It is for the bank to take legal action against you by filing a civil suit...

Indian Law: Stop cheque payment by employer, criminal proceedings, negotiable instruments
criminal proceedings, negotiable instruments, trilok: Dear Trilok If the company has instructed the bank to stop payment of the cheque, then you can file a case U/S 138, Negotiable Instruments Act. Present the cheque again for collection if possible through your bank(crossed cheque) and if the cheque is again...

Indian Law: No surname., public relation officer, indian passport
public relation officer, indian passport, indian embassy: Hello Saurabh, To include your family name as Surname in the Passport, you need to have documentary evidence supporting your version. If you can establish that your name is suffix with the family name then you may apply for change in the passport either...

Indian Law: Validity of a legal notice, legal sanctity, suitable reply
legal sanctity, suitable reply, issuing office: Hello Rahul, The legal sanctity of any document or notice is only when the authority of the person signing is provided. In the notice that you are referring to is signed by X on behalf of a firm or company. This notice in my opinion is valid as the...

Indian Law: 138 B, principal repayment, police complaint
principal repayment, police complaint, javed: Hello Awtar, Taking the plea of gift will not be a proper defense. The issue is that the loan was obtained by you from a private financer and there is no relationship that you can establish that the cheques given are towards gift and not in discharge of...

Indian Law: amount of maintenance, maintanance, deepika
maintanance, deepika, trial court: Dear Deepika As you have stated that your brother have no source of income for himself, then if you can prove the same before the trial court, he need not pay any maintanance. Otherwise the amount so to be paid as maintanance is fixed by the trial court ...

Indian Law: Cheque bounce notice, refund cheque, statutory notice
refund cheque, statutory notice, kunal: Dear Kunal It is a fit case to case against he company U/S 138, NI Act. 1) You have to send the notice within 30 days from the day you come to know that the cheque had bounced. 2) It has to be a legal notice. I would suggest you consulting a lawyer....

Indian Law: Conditional Resignation-, registered mail, pharma company
registered mail, pharma company, harrassement: Dear Santosh The problem faced by you is now quite common in the industry. As you have already forwarded your resignation, it is the business of the company top either accept or reject the same. The company cannot attach your PF amount to pay for your notice...

Indian Law: Conditional Resignation, pharma company, harrassement
pharma company, harrassement, notice period: Hello Santosh Pathak, Your apprehension that they will recover the notice period pay is premature. Your employer has not yet initiated any process of recovery of the amount, further as stated by you, they have not responded to your resignation as to the...

Indian Law: change of ne in indian passport, judicial magistrate, indian passport
judicial magistrate, indian passport, passport office: As you have converted from Hinduism to Islam, you have to give an application in local passport office to effective changes to your name, religion and otherrelevant details. They may ask you to get theattestation of the local Judicial Magistrate to effect...

Indian Law: didnt get relieving letter ever after serving notice period, relieving letter, human rights commission
relieving letter, human rights commission, serving notice: Hello Devang, I have been answering similar questions in the past on the issue of relieving and passing of the other benefits accrued to the employee while in service on the basis on his/her entitlement. An employee has the right to his relieve on tendering...

Indian Law: Employment Contractual Liability., contractual period, offer letter
contractual period, offer letter, breach of contract: Dear Gagan Seth Just signing the offer letter will not bind you to any contract.Please note that there should not be terms of reference in the offer letter. If there are no terms in the offer letter and if you have not signed any contract with the company,...

Indian Law: email as evidence, information technology act, necessary amendments
information technology act, necessary amendments, evidence act: After the passing of the Information Technology Act of 2000, email and all other form of digital communications and documents are admissible in evidence. Necessary amendments have also been incorporated to the Indian Evidence Act too.But to the best of my...

Indian Law: Fraud Case, judicial magistrate, magistrate court
judicial magistrate, magistrate court, fake certificates: Dear Ashish If any institute is issuing fake certificates, hen you can proceed against them by filing a criminal case against them for cheating and fraud. You can do so in the nearest police station. Normally in criminal cases, ones you file the case, then...

Indian Law: Full and final settlement, settlement days, professional fee
settlement days, professional fee, cmm level 5: Dear Ram If an employee leaves a company, final settlement has to be effected immediately or with in the stipulated time. The company can in no way detain a person s salary even if there is recession. You can file a civil suit for the recovery of the amount...

Indian Law: Cheque bounce notice, cheque
Indian Law: Cheque bounce notice, cheque

Indian Law: Conditional Resignation, resignation, harassment
Indian Law: Conditional Resignation, resignation, harassment

Indian Law: Full and final settlement, labour court, payment of wages act
Indian Law: Full and final settlement, labour court, payment of wages act, managerial role

Indian Law: Incorrect father's name, school certificate examination, indian school certificate
school certificate examination, indian school certificate, oral evidence: Hello Mayank, The only course available to you is to file a declaratory suit stating that your certificates of +2ISC and 10th standard bear your father s name incorrectly and the correct name to be incorporated is Rajan Kumar Sinha . The suit should be...

Indian Law: Joining client from my current employer, company xyz, ambat
company xyz, ambat, breach of contract: Dear Dheer If here is contract between you and XYZ that prevents you from joining ABC, then you are bound by it s terms. If you with in the time stipulated join ABC, then XYZ can sue you and also bring in a suit of injunction against you restraining you from...

Indian Law: Labour Law , If i can work as part timer, part timer, employment contracts
part timer, employment contracts, breach of contract: Dear Vijay When you are working for an organization, getting another employment even if part time can be illegal. The term that is used legally is gainful employment or employment for gain, that is you get financial renumeration for the work that you do.Hence...

Indian Law: Leave Benefits, types of leaves, managerial levels
types of leaves, managerial levels, maximum days: Hello Serene, The list given by you on the benefits can be assumed by the name it carries. Employers usually do not favor Annual Leave, except for the Senior or Managerial Level. Casual leaves are again on the policy of the company and depends on...

Indian Law: maternity leave after child loss, medical termination of pregnancy, maternity benefit
medical termination of pregnancy, maternity benefit, benefit act: Hello Megha, My solidarity and sympathies for the unfortunate incident of loosing your child. Take this as the Will of the Almighty and believe that there is something much better in store for you in future. Under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 a woman...

Indian Law: maternity leave after child loss, maternity benefits, maternity leave
maternity benefits, maternity leave, ambat: Dear Dr Megha The maternity and related issues are governed by The Maternity Benefits Act, 1961. You are entitled to get 6 weeks of benefits after your miscarriage. Again if you can produce a doctor s certificate stating that you cannot work, you can avail...

Indian Law: Non-judicial Indian Bond, gurgaon india, mnc company
gurgaon india, mnc company, legal formalities: Dear Shifali Bonds are perfectly legal.It is because the companies are incurring huge expenses when they send their employees abroad. So to re coup that amount, the employee has to work for a fixed time with the company which is mutually agreed too between...

Indian Law: Notice Buyout, notice period, letter stating that
notice period, letter stating that, receipt: Hello Mahesh, The notice buyout is within the domain of the contract, if there is the covenant to the effect. It is also that the amount on buyout of the notice period is paid, then your previous employer is bound to pass a receipt of the amount and...

Indian Law: Problems in Marriage, marriage life, grave mistake
marriage life, grave mistake, govt job: Hello Ajay, It seem that your wife is totally subjugated and under the authority of your father-in-law and she is doing a grave mistake, she may realise the loss later in life and perhaps it may turn out to be too late for her to revert back. I understand...

Indian Law: Proper family name, residence address, karnataka
residence address, karnataka, permanent address: Dear Manjunatha Including your family name is not a problem as you are legally free to have any name of your choice. Now as far as the place where you can change the name, in my opinion as you have made Andhra Pradesh your permanent home, you can start the...

Indian Law: procedure for changing surname as per indian laws, changing surname, awasthi
changing surname, awasthi, ration card: Dear Rajat Aswathi First of all you have to publish the change of name in the official gazette. After that using the published name and showing the gazette as an evidence, you have to apply to the places where you want to change the name from Singh to Aswath...

Indian Law: Query regarding adding name to ration card, pio card, ration card
pio card, ration card, indian citizens: Dear Sachin Names in the ration cards can only be added for Indian citizens. As your son has a PIO card, you can enclose the same along with the birth certificate and given an application in the local civil supplies office or the office where they deal with...

Indian Law: Question, residential address, civil case
residential address, civil case, cheque: Dear Amit Dolas To proceed U/S 138,NI Act, once the cheque bounces, you can only proceed against the person who hold the bank account on which he cheque was issued. As the cheque was given by your friend s boss, you can proceed only against the boss. Your...

Indian Law: Ration card, ration card, son and daughter
ration card, son and daughter, permanent address: You can show your residence as their permanent address as the house where your son and daughter-in-law are now residing are temporary. You can file an application with the necessary Department to have your daughter-in-law s name included in your ration car...

Indian Law: Re: Acceptance of offer and not joining, quantom, offer letter
quantom, offer letter, voice recording: Dear Pasha Sanyal As far as your problem goes, I would say that the company is both serious and also bluffing. Serious because you have accepted their offer by signing in the letter and bluffing because it is highly defficult for person to in voice transcribtion...

Indian Law: Regarding bond, rare instances, breach of contract
rare instances, breach of contract, business secrets: Dear Archana You have stated that the company changes their policy regularly. But if you look at the contractofemployment between you and the company, you will find a clause that says that the company is at liberty to change the terms of the agreement as...

Indian Law: regarding divorce, hindu marriages, hindu law
hindu marriages, hindu law, court marriage: Dear Santhosh Patil By court marriage do you mean a marriage under the Special Marriages Act? If that is act under which you have got married, then your wife cannot seek a divorce under The Hindu Marriages Act. She has to file for Divorce under the Special...

Indian Law: request your advice, mitigating circumstances, warrant
mitigating circumstances, warrant: Companies can terminate any employee from service if he mitigating circumstances so warrant. But they can not force an employee to resign legally. But companies are known to indulge in such arm twisting and the employees so forced does not in many circumstances...

Indian Law: Short notice period, appointment letter, notice period
appointment letter, notice period, limitation period: Hello Ruchi, Then in this circumstance you can demand your relieve without having to accept the liability fasten on you towards the notice period. The letter that they have sent you should be replied aggressively and preferably through a lawyer. In the...

Indian Law: Year-end Bonus, year end bonus, javed
year end bonus, javed, slabs: Hello Serene, The best and the simplest of the rewards that any company may think is one month’s salary as bonus. There are instances that companies have their own policy on payment of bonus to its employees. Some even have a policy of making an employee...

Indian Law: can i avail maternity leave?, Maternity leave benefits, employment contract
Maternity leave benefits, employment contract: Dear Poonam, A pregnant woman is entitled to avail of the maternity leave benefits. However, this right depends upon various factors like job duties, employment contract, company policy etc. The employer is also restricted from dismissing the pregnant woman...

Indian Law: avoiding divorse, Inlaws harassing he daughter-in-law and the husband, forcing for divorce
Inlaws harassing he daughter-in-law and the husband, forcing for divorce: Dear Uma If your husbandś family is harassing you and your husband, then you can file a case against them under the domestic violence act. Also nobody can force you to seek a divorce against your will. But having siad that I am not able to help you much...

Indian Law: Breach of Contract, campus placements, singapore office
campus placements, singapore office, continuous days: Dear Deepak, Resignation and the employer’s right to ask for the payment depends upon the terms of the employment contract/bond, which you were aware of before signing the bond. Subject to reasonable restriction, every person has a right to practice any...

Indian Law: Breach of Contract: Notice period, Employment Contract, Notice Period
Employment Contract, Notice Period, Non Serving of Notice Period: Dear Krishna Even though there are no such in either the service agreement nor the deputation letter, the clause in your appointment letter that the company can send you to any place empowers them to send you company c . Now the point that goes against you...

Indian Law: Comapny issue, experience letter, receip
experience letter, receip, issue question: As the company has already given you the reciept, that should be considered as the final amount. But now as the company has come up with a new amount, the best they can do is to file a civil suit against you for recovery of money. But it will be very defficult...

Indian Law: Complaint in Women Cell, Case against husband by wife
Case against husband by wife: Dear MS As long as they have not registered a case, you are safe. But you should anticipate that they may eventually register a case against you.You can file a case for Divorce of RCR against your wife. You can consult Advocate Raghenth who is practising...

Indian Law: Compnay Bond, Company claiming additional amount after the employee leaves the company as bond amount
Company claiming additional amount after the employee leaves the company as bond amount: Dear Parveen Your case is not a stand alone one. Anyway coming to your question, the bond is relevant for only the term that you have signed. The company can extend the term only if the same is stated as a term either in the employment contract or your appointment...

Indian Law: Credit Card Issue, banking ombudsman, salary savings
banking ombudsman, salary savings, best solution: Dear Joel I would like to break your question to two parts to answer the same. First as you owe the bank the money , the same should be negotiated and settled by you. Having said that the bank is legaally not entitled to freeze your account and take away...

Indian Law: change of name, pallavi, information readers
pallavi, information readers, government of india: Dear Pallavi, You need to make an application to the Government of India requesting a name change and providing a reason for the requested change. This application should be made on a prescribed form. The name is changed once it is published in the Official...

Indian Law: divorce on the grounds of desertion, Divorce, Child Custody
Divorce, Child Custody, Maintenance: Dear Prabha, After the petition for obtaining a mutual consent divorce is filed, the court generally gives 6 months times to the parties to reconsider. During this period, either of the party can withdraw their consent. In such circumstances the court cannot...

Indian Law: divorce laws, Divorce, Rights of the wife
Divorce, Rights of the wife, to be defended: Dear Nair As much as your husband has a legal right to file a case for Divorce against you, you have a right to be represented and your side of the case being heard before The Court. I would suggest engaging a good lawyer who is well versed in family laws...

Indian Law: Employer not accepting resignation, employement offer letter, contract states
employement offer letter, contract states, information readers: Dear Mohammed, You can leave the company even if your employer does not accept your resignation once you have given the notice required under contract and served the company during the notice period, unless your contract states otherwise. Sincerely,...

Indian Law: Employment Agreement without Stamp Paper, photostat paper, legal validity
photostat paper, legal validity, stamp paper: Dear Manoj Singh Any bond agreement has to be signed in a stamp paper and if the same is signed in a photostat paper, there is no legal validity for the same. But the company can put up a defence that you and the company had reached an agreement for you to...

Indian Law: Employment Contract, employment in india, notice period
employment in india, notice period, termination of employment: Dear Rishabh, Since you have accepted your liability in writing towards the company, they can process your cheque. Also, your right to get salary without undertaking any project depends on the terms of your employment contract. Sincerely, Poorvi...

Indian Law: easement, property, repair and maintenance
property, repair and maintenance, restrictions: Dear Bill, Generally, it is the responsibility of the owner to maintain his/her property. However, as regards easement, it is usually expected that the owner should not do any act that would hinder the right to the user to enjoy the easement. Likewise,...

Indian Law: employer not giving salary, call zone, fellow employee
call zone, fellow employee, police complaint: Dear Santhosh, The termination of your employment and payment of salary due at the time of termination depend on the terms of your employment contract or company policy that you should have been made aware of. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest...

Indian Law: Complaint in Women Cell, gold ornaments, dowry
Indian Law: Complaint in Women Cell, gold ornaments, dowry, petition for divorce

Indian Law: Credit Card Issue, paying off debts, health improvement
Indian Law: Credit Card Issue, paying off debts, health improvement, website www

Indian Law: maternity leave, ml benefits, workman
Indian Law: maternity leave, ml benefits, workman, mail

Indian Law: son's rights in father's property, power of attorney, 10 years
Indian Law: son's rights in father's property, power of attorney, 10 years, money

Indian Law: Termination of Petroleum Dealership, hindustan petroleum, judicature
Indian Law: Termination of Petroleum Dealership, hindustan petroleum, judicature, mr justice

Indian Law: full & final settlement delayed by employer, information readers, hr function
information readers, hr function, independent counsel: Dear Alok, I am unable to answer this question. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive consideration...

Indian Law: Govt. Bond, personal passport, objection certificate
personal passport, objection certificate, bond money: Dear Mr. Kumar, I am unable to answer this question. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive...

Indian Law: hindu succession act, testamentary dispositions, hindu succession act
testamentary dispositions, hindu succession act, retrospective effect: Dear Atul, In view of the amendment applicable to HUF properties i.e., the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, the independent right of a daughter to become a co-parcener of a Hindu Joint Family equal to a son was recognized. This came into force effectively...

Indian Law: Indian Law, Property, Memorandum of Understanding
Property, Memorandum of Understanding, transfer of property: Dear Akash, It depends on the terms of your MoU. Some MoUs are binding like an agreement because of the intent as evidenced in the language of the MoU. If the court finds that the MoU was actually an agreement but named differently it can enforce specific...

Indian Law: Indian Succession Act: Properties, indian succession act, marriage of convenience
indian succession act, marriage of convenience, sbi india: Dear Harry, I am sorry, but due to the potential illegality of what you term “marriage of convenience” we will not be able to answer your query. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Inharitance house share, left behind 3, succession law
left behind 3, succession law, tenancy laws: Dear Sanchita, We are unable to answer your query any further. You may contact our firm to receive more information about our services and mode of operation. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: how to include my name in the ration card, adding name on the ration card
adding name on the ration card: Dear Rajwant, You need to file an application in the prescribed format to the Rationing Office having jurisdiction over the area of your residence. This application should be supported with documentary proofs like, Identity proof, residence proof etc. For...

Indian Law: inheritance of property minor, hindu law, rightful heir
hindu law, rightful heir, natural guardian: Dear Himanshu, If there is a minor who does not have a natural guardian the court will appoint a guardian. The paternal grand-father may also act as a guardian, but it would be best to get a court order declaring that. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani,...

Indian Law: Legal Ownership of Property., Legal Ownership of Motherśproperty if she dies with out writing a will, Intestate Succession
Legal Ownership of Motherśproperty if she dies with out writing a will, Intestate Succession: Dear Prasanta After your mother has passed away, she has died with out writing a will. hence the succession will be intestate. You along with your sister gets the majority shares of the property. Your father is entitled to only a nominal share. 2) Even...

Indian Law: Limited co. not settling Full & final settlement account on account of Bogus allegations, vague allegations, appointment letter
vague allegations, appointment letter, pension papers: Dear Alok Agarwal It seems from what you have stated that the company is not following the procedures and law. If the company has the above allegations against you, they ought to have initiated disciplinary actions you including a domestic inquiry and all...

Indian Law: law for maternity leave, employment in india, notice
employment in india, notice, terminationt: Dear Bhashini, Your sister s employment can be terminated according to the terms of her contract and the company s policies. However, if he job duties qualify her as a workman under the industrial laws in India she would be entitled to statutory maternity...

Indian Law: legal geirs of a property, Property, Succession
Property, Succession, Testament: Dear Mr. Jain, Daughters are entitled to get their share in the property. They can claim their share in the property by filing an application in the court. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Maintenance and divorce, Divorce, Child Custody
Divorce, Child Custody, Maintenance: Dear Deepika, Your lawyer is helping with the divorce can make an application to the court to grant you interim maintenance, which should be paid to you during the pendancy of the divorce. Also, obtain photographic and documentary proof about you’re ahusband’s...

Indian Law: Marriage Registration, Special Marriages Act, Register Marriage
Special Marriages Act, Register Marriage: Dear Mohit Agarwal A registered marriage comes under the perview of the Special Marriages Act. You and the girl will have to jointly apply to the register office along with two witnesses attesting. There is a waiting period of 30 days. During this time the...

Indian Law: Maternity leave, Maternity Benefits through contract employment
Maternity Benefits through contract employment: Dear Devendra Normally for a pregnent lady if she awails leave, she ought to get the benefits of the Maternity Benefits Act. But that is for regular employees. As your wife is employed under contract and as your wifeś contract ends in march, she will...

Indian Law: Mohameddan law, Regarding inheritance of Orphaned grandchildrens, inheritance laws, information readers
inheritance laws, information readers, independent counsel: Dear Mohamed, I am sorry I am not aware of Mohemeddan Inheritance Laws. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is...

Indian Law: Money recovery, abu dhabi uae, money recovery
abu dhabi uae, money recovery, economic reason: The transaction is done through transfer to the bank account of your friend and out of the 16 Lakhs transferred your friend has invested only 10 Lakhs in property and the balance amount has been appropriated for his use. If you have any kind of confirmation...

Indian Law: Mother's Ancestor Property, Property, Succession
Property, Succession, Testament: Dear Shrivalli, Before advising you on the right of the person’s to claim share in the property, we would require more information from you, like date when the great grandmother expired, contents of the will, etc. You may contact our firm to receive more...

Indian Law: maintenance money to wife, Maintanance to the wife, Unresonable claim for maintanance
Maintanance to the wife, Unresonable claim for maintanance: Dear Ganesh Even if your brother succeeds in the Divorce petition, he is bound to give maintanance to his wife until such times as she gets a job or she remarries. But the amount claimed should be resnable and should be preposionate to your brotherś...

Indian Law: maintenance, legal consequence, negative consequences
legal consequence, negative consequences, information readers: Dear Ganeshbabu, You can give her maintenance before the court passes the order and there is should be no negative legal consequence. However, your wife might use that amount to build her claim and if you do give her a generous amount before the court...

Indian Law: maternity leave, maternity benifit, maternity benefit
maternity benifit, maternity benefit, benefit act: Hello Yashica, You can have the Maternity Benefit Act from the link below. http://www.helplinelaw.com/docs/THE%20MATERNITY%20BENEFIT%20ACT,%201961 Please read section 10 and 11 for assistance in your issue. Section 10. Leave for illness arising out...

Indian Law: maternity leave, employment laws, maternity benefits
employment laws, maternity benefits, period of work: Dear Maya, This would depend on your job duties and whether you qualify as a “workman” under the employment laws. And, whether you are a “workman” can be determined on the basis of your job duties. If you do not qualify as a “workman” your ML would depend...

Indian Law: mental harassment by wife and inlaws, Harassment by wife, Cause for Divorce
Harassment by wife, Cause for Divorce, Access to child denied by wife: Dear Pankaj Thakur Yours is a complicated matter and I will try to reply as precisely as possible. First off all, let me state that you as a parent have complete right to see the child and your wife nor her relatives can in anyway stop the same. Also if you...

Indian Law: Not getting my money back, Not getting my money back, cheating
Not getting my money back, cheating, case: Dear Bipin On the onset I would like to state that transfering such a huge amount in your friendś name with out any records was not that good an idea. But if here is a problem, there are solutions too. As you have sufficient documents to prove that you...

Indian Law: Name Change, maker chambers, india tel
maker chambers, india tel, information readers: Dear Rachna, I am unable to answer this question. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive...

Indian Law: Name change, Name change
Name change: Dear Rachana You need not file a petition in the court for your name change. You need to give an application with the authorities concerned and also publish the name change in the Official Gazette. That is the conclusive proof of your name change. You need...

Indian Law: Notice period, employment in india, notice period
employment in india, notice period, termination of employment: Dear Vimlesh, The company s action will be based on the terms of your contract. I am unable to give a definitive answer without reading the document. However, they could file a suit based on their claim stated in the notice. The outcome of the suit will...

Indian Law: Origin of Management by law, indian nationals, maker towers
indian nationals, maker towers, indian parents: Dear Maria, What you have been told is not true. Foreign nationals can also be directors and board members in a company. They can also hold the position of the Chief Executive Officer of a company. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest...

Indian Law: Parental property issue, mom and dad, aunt lives
mom and dad, aunt lives, issue question: Dear Gopi, We would need to analyze this in detail to give a appropriate response and therefore cannot answer this on this forum. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Property, property, agreement of sale
property, agreement of sale, registration of documents: Dear Pearl, All the documents should bear proper stamp duty as per the applicable Stamp duty laws in force in that particular state. You can have the agreement of sale registered now after paying proper stamp duty and registration charges. However, before...

Indian Law: Property Possession, property possession, documentary proof
property possession, documentary proof, information readers: Dear Rama, We cannot answer these queries because we will need to study the case in detail and examine past cases that were decided by the court. We can do this if you decide to set up a consultation with our firm or decide to retain us. Sincerely,...

Indian Law: query, employment, notice period
employment, notice period, termination of employment: Dear Zahir, The working hours of an employee would depend upon his job duty, statutory laws, employment contract and the company’s policy. Thus, before giving you any definitive answer, we would like to know about your job profile, terms of employment contract....

Indian Law: Recalling Taking back Resignation, information readers, notice period
information readers, notice period, independent counsel: Dear Mr. Bhosale, You cannot revoke resignation if the same has already been accepted by your employer. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com ...

Indian Law: Refund Without Earnings, information readers, independent counsel
information readers, independent counsel, legal advice: Dear Udai, I am sorry but we cannot answer this question. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive...

Indian Law: Regarding resignation at contract end, contract duration, information readers
contract duration, information readers, nidhi: Dear Nidhi, I am unable to answer this. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive consideration...

Indian Law: Relieving date, employment, notice period
employment, notice period, termination of employment: Dear Mohammed, If you have any leave due to you, you can go on leave from the 22nd. In future before signing an employment contract contact a lawyer to understand the implications of what you sign and their future effect. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani,...

Indian Law: Relieving letter not getting issued by Employer despite of accepting resignation, mail id, relieving letter
mail id, relieving letter, resignation letter: Hello Alok, As I understand, your concern is that whether your employer should pay salary up to the date of their accepting your resignation. The intended date of resignation and terminating the contract between the employer and the employee is the date...

Indian Law: Resignation-Extended notice period, lieu of notice, information readers
lieu of notice, information readers, notice period: Dear Sandip, The termination of your employment and payment of penalty in lieu of notice depend on the terms of your employment contract or company policy that you should have been made aware of. If the contract provides that your will give notice then...

Indian Law: Resignation at the end of contract duration, Obligation after the end of the contract period, Employment Contracts
Obligation after the end of the contract period, Employment Contracts: Dear Nidhi The notice period will not be binding on you as the term of your contract is ending. After the term ends, you do not have any further obligation towards the company.Hence you are free to leave after the contract period expires.The company is bound...

Indian Law: Resigned without notice period, Resigning before notice period, actions by the company
Resigning before notice period, actions by the company: Dear Vimilash the relationship between you and the company is governed by the agreement so entered to between both of you. The company can bring in a suit for damages against you. But you have mentioned that your boss have accepted your resignation letter...

Indian Law: regarding PF withdrwal and IT deduction rule query ??, information readers, public ltd
information readers, public ltd, employee pension: Dear Alok, I am unable to answer this. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information is not a comprehensive consideration...

Indian Law: restitution of conjugal rights, hindu boy, kerala india
hindu boy, kerala india, conjugal rights: Dear Mr. Nair, Your daughter can file for restitution of conjugal rights, but if they live apart for one year the husband can file for divorce based on separation. Also, please retain the email he has written as it establishes that your daughter did not...

Indian Law: Salary increaments, Employment contract, increment
Employment contract, increment, company policy: Dear Gajanan, Your right to obtain an increment will depend upon the terms of your employment contract and the company’s policy. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Selling of House and Income tax rebate, income tax rebate, income tax act
income tax rebate, income tax act, chartered accountant: Hello Sanjeev, The structure of treating the amount on sale of an asset is under Chapter IV - E of the Income tax Act, 1961 for computation of income from Capital Gains and benefits that the assessee can avail on the Capital Gains so arised under a transaction....

Indian Law: Selling of property and Income tax laws, property, loan agreement
property, loan agreement, transfer of property: Dear Sanjeev, This would depend on the terms of your loan agreement. Such agreements often have a “load” or penalty for early termination or transfer of the property that forms the security of the loan. Also, your loan agreement will have specific provisions...

Indian Law: Service bond, personal passport, objection certificate
personal passport, objection certificate, bond money: Dear Anil It is a long question and need careful consideration.Prilimanary if you look at it, as you had signed the bond, you are bound to pay the amount and you have expressly given your consent by signing the bond.But if you delve deeper, as you have stated...

Indian Law: Service bond, employment contracts, bond
employment contracts, bond: Dear Ratish, Since you have signed the contract with the bond it is binding on you. However, if you go to court or the company takes you to court the court may find that the bond is unconscionable, i.e. unfair. Other than that you are bound by the contract...

Indian Law: Succession of female property, hindu succession act, property question
hindu succession act, property question, information readers: Dear Mr. Yalala, We would need to analyze this in detail to give a appropriate response and therefore cannot answer this on this forum. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Sur name change in passport, regional passport office, dhanushkodi
regional passport office, dhanushkodi, passport application: Hello Amudha Kannan, If your passport application while applying for the Passport has the Surname as Dhaneshkodi written by you in your own hand writing and that of your fathers name as Dhanushkodi, it may be corrected as Typographical mistake and for that...

Indian Law: Sur name change in passport, surname change, passport office
surname change, passport office, dhanushkodi: Dear Kannan, I am sorry, but you need to contact the passport office for this. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information...

Indian Law: not got salary, labour courts, karvy stock broking ltd
labour courts, karvy stock broking ltd, stock broking: Dear Laxman, The termination of your employment depends on the terms of your employment contract or company policy that you should have been made aware of. You are entitled to receive pay for the time you worked for the company. Claiming PL and termination...

Indian Law: son's rights in father's property, legal heir, step mother
legal heir, step mother, brother and sister: Dear Vishal As long as your father is alive, you do not have any share over his property. He is at liberty legally to give the same to any person that he sees fit and proper to transfer the same. Only after his death do you get the right over his property...

Indian Law: Termination notice during Maternity leave, Termination during the Maternity Leave, Maternity Benifits Act
Termination during the Maternity Leave, Maternity Benifits Act: Dear Mrs Tumpi Termination during maternity leave is perse illegal and the management can be held liable even criminally for their acts.You can give a complaint to the inspector appointed under the provisions of the Maternity Benifits Act. After going through...

Indian Law: Termination of Petroleum Dealership, Weights and Measures, Petroleum PSU company
Weights and Measures, Petroleum PSU company, Cancellation of the licence of Petroleum dealer: Dear S.M Iqbal I am fully sympethic to your plight. It seems that the bane of corruption is eating into the very fabric of our society. It is a menance that need to be cured. Now coming to your question: 1) You have to file a writ in the High Court in...

Indian Law: Breach of fraudant Training Agreement, surety bond, signature verification
surety bond, signature verification, hotel charges: Hi Kapil, If one of the terms of your agreement is in case of any dispute it shall be refer to the Arbitrator you shall have to wait upto the arbitration award, otherwise you may by issuing a notice to the company file a suit in labour court. Rgds, ...

Indian Law: Cheque Bounce, negotiable instruments, thane
negotiable instruments, thane, advocate: Hi Manoj, You can give notice by advocate and file proceedings u/s138 of Negotiable Instruments Act. If you are nearby welcome to my office with details at A.P.Pawse Advocate Ramchandra Smruti,Bhaskar Colony,S.V.Rd,Naupada,Thane 400602 Ph no 25407864. ...

Indian Law: dual employment, terms of employment, time business
terms of employment, time business, dual employment: Hi Akash, If you are working in an it company and want to take up sub-brokership in an mutual fund company then what is illegal in it.I see nothing wrong or illegal in it.Is it that the terms of employment prohibit you from working anywhere else. If it...

Indian Law: Exemption from Surety bond, agriculture research service, indian council of agricultural research
agriculture research service, indian council of agricultural research, surety bond: Hello Santosh, Since you are now selected as Scientist in ARS of ICAR and the Ph.D course under IARI functioning as a deemed University under the grants of ICAR, in my opinion prevailing over the Dean of ICAR with a request for waiver of the bond amount...

Indian Law: Exemptions under Long Term Capital Gain, zero coupon bond, section 53a
zero coupon bond, section 53a, income tax act: Hello Rakesh, Capital Asset is defined in Section 2(14) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 which would mean property of any kind held by an assessee, whether or not connected with his business or profession, but does not include - (i) any stock in trade..... (ii)...

Indian Law: Experience Letter, experience letter, harassment issues
experience letter, harassment issues, companies in india: Hi Parijat, 1)Yes the company has a right to stop your dues and experience letter on grounds of recovery except PF. However the company is bound to provide you details of recovery.They cannot deny the fact of your working with them. 2)In India there...

Indian Law: Mental harrasment by wife and inlaws, what on earth, best wishes
Indian Law: Mental harrasment by wife and inlaws, what on earth, best wishes, faith in god

Indian Law: Salary Cheque Bounced, authorised signatory, time gap
Indian Law: Salary Cheque Bounced, authorised signatory, time gap, speedy one

Indian Law: Mental harrasment by wife and inlaws, harrasment, inlaws
harrasment, inlaws, government employee: Hi Mr A.R.Prathap First thing i have to say is that don t try suicide anymore that is not the solution for any problem. It seems that you love your wife too much and don t want to take divorce and remarry otherwise you could have got divorce on the grounds...

Indian Law: mutual divorce, concent, mutual consent
concent, mutual consent, contact number: If he doesn t appear in the court the court may pass an Ex-parte decree for divorce. If he has any lawyer please ask your lawyer to talk to his lawyer and make him present. also if you both have not filed till date file consent terms with the court. As your...

Indian Law: Name changed in Passport /employment/ bank by others, employment bank, selvan
employment bank, selvan, tamil nadu: Hi Panneer, Yes for changing the name in gazette you need to fill a form which can be obtained from the concerned Registrar Office of the Govt of your State. Yes you will also require to enclose an Affidavit declaring that both the names are of yours...

Indian Law: negosial act, fathe, chek
fathe, chek, jayanti: Hi samir, You should immediately consult a lawyer and state all the facts above so that he can defend your case. Also you can file a counter case against jayantibhai u/s 420 ipc. You don t need to worry as no legal liability exists between your Father...

Indian Law: negotiable instument act, samir patel, coart
samir patel, coart, fri: Hello Samir Patel, Your father did a biggest mistake of his life in assisting his friend for his family problems. Since there is no document to establish that the cheque was given to him for reason otherwise in discharge of any legally enforceable debt...

Indian Law: Releaving Letter Isssue, employment letter, notice period
employment letter, notice period, mobile communication: Hi Manoj Firstly check whether there were any terms and conditions in your employment letter / Agreement relating to service of one month notice /30 days notice and pay cut in case of failure to give notice. If there is no such term or condition reply...

Indian Law: Relieving Process under Retainership terms, ccc company, relieving letter
ccc company, relieving letter, uk opportunity: Hi Mahesh, 1)If possible take an appointment as sooner as possible go and negotiate with them personally. 2)As you were on retainership basis the company can ask you to pay for the leaves 3)Collecting a relieving and exp letter is not mandatory under...

Indian Law: Resignation and notice buyout option., amit mehta, offer letter
amit mehta, offer letter, notice period: Hi Amit, It is the discretion of the Company,once you submit your resignation to relieve you or not, when to relieve etc. The only thing you can do is to maintain close and good relations and negotiate and convince them to relieve you as per your terms....

Indian Law: regarding bond, mail thanks, better prospects
mail thanks, better prospects, software concern: Hello Kumar, You are confused with the situation you are in at present. You need to be strong and bear a conviction mind whether you want to pay and settle or put up a brave front in defending your case. In my previous mail I have suggested that you may...

Indian Law: Salary Cheque Bounced, criminal offence, five partners
criminal offence, five partners, employment letter: Hi Sunny, It is too early to take any legal action. Wait for two more days. Continue Follow-up. If the salary is not credited by that time you may sent a legal notice U/S 138 of ni act thru an advocate. If possible you can visit my office with the employment...

Indian Law: Succession of self earned property, succession act 1925, indian succession act
succession act 1925, indian succession act, hindu succession act: Hi Ashish, It doesn t matter whether the will is registered or not as under the law registration of will is not compulsory.(also read my article on wills at sulekha blog). 1)As you mentioned that the property is self acquired property of the testator...

Indian Law: selling the property, saraswathi, first daughter
saraswathi, first daughter, needful: Hi S.Saraswathi, From the Facts mentioned above it is very clear that your mother s brother by a will bequeathed you the house. That makes you the whole & sole owner of the house as it is in your name. 1)your son-in-law or your daughters has no right...

Indian Law: ancestral property inheritance, hindu succession act, property inheritance
hindu succession act, property inheritance, ancestral property: Hi Avanti, According to the Hindu Succession Act until the father is alive you cannot claim the grandfather s property. Secondly a Will is made and the land is given by your grandfather to your father and not to you i.e. his family, so you have no right....

Indian Law: No last name in Inter and B.E education certificates, lottery basis, degree certificates
Indian Law: No last name in Inter and B.E education certificates, lottery basis, degree certificates, xerox copies

Indian Law: Not relieving from service, appointment letter, notice period
Indian Law: Not relieving from service, appointment letter, notice period, 4th april

Indian Law: Can society prevent me from keeping flower pots in my balcony?, water seepage, religious freedom
Indian Law: Can society prevent me from keeping flower pots in my balcony?, water seepage, religious freedom, model code

Indian Law: Indian laws : employment, recruitment advertisement, indian penal code
recruitment advertisement, indian penal code, fundamental breach: Hello Viresh, As you state that the recruitment advertisement with which you were lured and taken up the employment and subsequently found that the company is not engaged into the activity they have published itself is a good ground for proceeding against...

Indian Law: Legal advice, govt department, bsnl
govt department, bsnl, jto: Hello Vikram, You have a good case to agitate and seek implementation of DPE O.M. No. 15(2)/2003-DPE(GM)/GL-57 dated 29th July, 2004 before the Administrative Tribunal where you are presently posted. A good service lawyer will be able to guide and assist...

Indian Law: Marital issue: wife not returning, social respect, conjugal rights
social respect, conjugal rights, divorce case: Hello Anik Saha, You wife has misrepresented the fact that her mother is sick and in critical health which is a direct indication that she is not interested in having a matrimonial life, perhaps, conditional when it comes to terms. If your wife has been...

Indian Law: No last name in Inter and B.E education certificates, secondary school certificate, education certificates
secondary school certificate, education certificates, civil jurisdiction: Hello Mr. Yash, You need to approach the Board of Intermediate Education and the concerned department in the University and ask for the correction of the name by including the Surname as found in the Secondary School certificate and birth certificates and...

Indian Law: non-judicail bond, probation period, legal recourse
probation period, legal recourse, appointment letter: Hello Rahul Sharma, Since you have already left the company and it is about 4 months now. You need to await some response from your former employee. The process of the court may only be on the demand that they make under the bond and for which, there should...

Indian Law: Parking space in flat complex, car entry, title deed
car entry, title deed, legal options: Hi Ravisankar, As a flat owner in the complex not only you but even other owners have a legal right for parking. the lock put by the flat owners amount to illegal restrain. They can t prohibit you from parking your car. However before taking legal action...

Indian Law: postdated cheques, pdc, fir
pdc, fir, fri: Hello Kanta, I am not able to comprehend your version. Can you please make it clear? Have you given the PDC s to someone and purchased a pirated software or otherwise and the involvement of the author of the software filing FIR, whether case under 138 has...

Indian Law: RATION CARD, ration card, issuing authority
ration card, issuing authority, javed: Hello Uma, The issuing authority is the Civil Supplies Bhavan in your City. If you can approach the PRO, you will be given the complete information on getting the Ration Card. It depends from States to States as it is the local law that governs the residence...

Indian Law: Resign just after probation period, but havn't got Permanent letter yet, relieving letter, probation period
relieving letter, probation period, offer letter: Hello Nikhil, You decision to tender resignation and get relieve in order to join another company is not based on rationale. You sought employment only 3 months ago and now that you got another offer, you want to leave the present company. If this situation...

Indian Law: Resignation $ related issues., company premises, confirmation letter
company premises, confirmation letter, unauthorized absence: Hello Piyush, Your version of the events leading to the abrupt giving up of employment on the accusation of being irresponsible though your wife is a hard working lady may have irked her employer. Besides the facts that remain as they are, the company...

Indian Law: Restricting entry of flat owner's car, resident members, water tank
resident members, water tank, prospective buyers: Hi Mala, There are many details which requires to be answered by you before my answer. If you can personally come to my office at Aniruddha.P.Pawse,Advocate Ramchandra Smruti ,Bhaskar Colony,S.V.Rd,Naupada,Thane-400602(Nr Dr Paradkar Hospital, opp Amar...

Indian Law: regarding bond, mail thanks, better prospects
mail thanks, better prospects, software concern: Hello Kumar, You are confused with the situation you are in at present. You need to be strong and bear a conviction mind whether you want to pay and settle or put up a brave front in defending your case. In my previous mail I have suggested that you may...

Indian Law: Not relieving from service, relieving letter, experience letter
relieving letter, experience letter, monetary compensation: Hello Ravi Chandran, If you are sure that you have not executed any agreement or contract that you need to serve the company for a period of 12 months at Chennai, then your HR Manager or the Senior Management cannot hold you back under threat to serve for...

Indian Law: Can society prevent me from keeping flower pots in my balcony?, water spillage, flower pots
water spillage, flower pots, tulsi plant: Hi Prasad, The Committee has not only the authority but also the responsibility to maintain the Society in a good condition. You may have religious freedom but it should not be destructive/infringing of the other people s right of freedom to live safely....

Indian Law: Divorce & Maintenance, working in dubai, divorce marriage
working in dubai, divorce marriage, elder sisters: Der Amit, It is pathetic that your wife deserted you without any information and traveled back to India without your consent too. In a family life there may be certain differences that can be patched up and if your wife has taken this extreme step then...

Indian Law: indian incom tax related query, short term capital gain, income tax act
short term capital gain, income tax act, short term capital gains: Hello Priya Raj, As for your first query is concerned, if your income earned on short term investments the capital gains tax is to be paid irrespective of your other income being below the prescribed limit under the Income Tax Act, 1961. The short term...

Indian Law: Party claiming amount based on cheque written, viswanath, civil matters
viswanath, civil matters, appellate court: Hello Viswanath, The lawyer your father engaged in the matter should have been careful in taking the plea and defense that your brother never owed any amount to his friend nor your father is liable for payment of the amount covered under the cheque. ...

Indian Law: Property Succession, deceased husband, sons and daughters
deceased husband, sons and daughters, life time: Dear Bashambu, The law of inheritance will come into play after the death of the wife of the deceased husband. Since all the sons have given in writing that the property be transferred in the name of your mother, it now belongs to her. After the death of...

Indian Law: About Releiving issue, ramana rao, relieving letter
ramana rao, relieving letter, gross salary: Hello Naman Goel, Since your resignation has been accepted and the HR assured that you will be relieved by giving the requisite letter on 29th Feb and now going back on his word can be termed as breach. You are, besides being relieved gracefully, entitled...

Indian Law: Spelling change in passport - Procedure, regional passport office, change of last name
regional passport office, change of last name, correct surname: Hello Bhuvanesh, The procedure for correction can be had from the office of the Regional Passport Office and you can meet the PRO who can well advise you on the procedure to be adopted. There would be an affidavit with a miscellaneous form that needs to...

Indian Law: bad remark in relieving letter, relieving letter, legal recourse
relieving letter, legal recourse, legal measures: Hello Nikhil, The statement in the mail does not necessarily become contract. It may be treated as your assurance under the circumstances prevailing then and with the changed circumstance the services agreement and the contract comes into play and your...

Indian Law: Child custody to father, natural guardian, inlaws
natural guardian, inlaws, child custody: Hi Ganesh, Thank you for your ratings. You have to apply for the custody in Family court. your lawyer will do it for you. The time depends on the court.It may be 3 to 4 months minimum.In addition to the same if you want you can also file a complaint with...

Indian Law: change of name of a flat, stamp duty, formalities
stamp duty, formalities, agm: Hi Ashish, You can inform the society in whose name the flat needs to be transfered.you will have to pay the stamp duty for transferring and a NOC has to be given by other party stating that the shares in his/her name be transferred by the society. The society...

Indian Law: Passport: surname and given name issue, passport size photos, passport website
Indian Law: Passport: surname and given name issue, passport size photos, passport website, favour

Indian Law: fathers death, government authorities, raaj
government authorities, raaj, bye laws: Hello Raaj, In my opinion the Society cannot enforce any payments on such change of name and nomination. This is not regarded as transfer as transfer can only be affected by registration by the Government authorities and not society. If in the Rules...

Indian Law: hindu marriage act, hindu marriage act, legal divorce
hindu marriage act, legal divorce, warris: Hi sks, If the marriage is of a person other than muslim without taking legal divorce from first wife naturally the second marriage is null and void in law. He can even be booked for offence of Bigamy under IPC. If no will had been made by the person the...

Indian Law: Inheritance, parents name, rented houses
parents name, rented houses, equal share: Hi casimir, If your parents have not made any will then all of you will share equally.There is no such procedure as the property will be equally divided. However if other heirs oppose for equal share or denies your share you can file suit in the court for...

Indian Law: leaves for trainee, appointment letter, confirmation letter
appointment letter, confirmation letter, professional tax: Hi Moumita, It is correct that until you receive your confirmation letter you are not entitled to any paid leave.If you fall in the slab of professional Tax your professional Tax is bound to get deducted from your salary. Also check the terms and conditions...

Indian Law: Passport: surname and given name issue, passport application form, visa formalities
passport application form, visa formalities, immigration authorities: Hello Nishu, Thanks for the compliment. It is preferable that you get the name corrected in the Passport as the immigration authorities of US are very meticulous and particular with the name and identity of the passport holder. In my opinion, the...

Indian Law: Pointment of CA for the same matter twice, legal avenues, partnership firm
legal avenues, partnership firm, case hi: Hi Vishwanath, The court has power and discretion to do anything in the interest of justice.So the court can ask for appointment of a CA or can appoint CA to satisfy itself that accounts are settled properly by previous CA. About amicable settlement if you...

Indian Law: pf, provident fund, manjit
provident fund, manjit, assistant commissioner: Hello Manjit, Since your request to close the PF account has already been signed and according to the company it has been processed and under clearance now, the only option is to meet the Assistant Commissioner of Provident Fund and find out the status...

Indian Law: property tax in mumbai, income tax act, central act
income tax act, central act, allowable deductions: Hello Deepak, The Municipal Laws differ from State to State. As for the rate of taxes, you may browse on the internet on the site of Municipal Corporation of Mumbai. In many States the levy of property tax is 3 and half months rent payable in two advance...

Indian Law: RE:Name change, valid visa, javed
valid visa, javed, travel document: Hello Roja, Since you have a valid Visa on your travel document, you can complete your travel as scheduled. The proceedings for name change though may take time and in my opinion there is no bar for your travel. I hope this suffice your present query....

Indian Law: Termination while in probation, welfare ministry, social welfare
welfare ministry, social welfare, natural justice: Hello KP, Her employer should have considered her absence as she was with her husband and in other country. If the notice of enquiry commission was received by her and answered that she replied stating reason on her absence, the enquiry commission ought...

Indian Law: Urgent Help Needed, relieving letter, appoitment
relieving letter, appoitment, commerce company: Hi Vicky, Every company takes time for full and final settlement of their resigning employees and if the company is telling that the salary will be credited on 30TH June you can wait till that date and then follow up with the company thru letters by taking...

Indian Law: Breaking Service Agreement of 2 yrs, bond money, stamp paper
bond money, stamp paper, agreement states: Hello Asish, Since you have decided to leave gainful employment on account of your further studies, you may tender your resignation citing the reason and supported by documentary evidence of your enrollment into the university where you are likely to seek...

Indian Law: Contractual obligation of a consultant, collateral damages, interior painting
collateral damages, interior painting, contractual obligation: Hi, 1)If you are confident that you can get the work done by other contractor in the same budget or reasonable budget then go ahead 2)Yes If you can be able to contact personally with details and documents i can advise you much better. My consultancy...

Indian Law: How to change birth name to stepfather's name in India courts, general administration department, first and middle names
general administration department, first and middle names, official documentation: Hello Jo, I was wondering if there were any legal documents made at the time when your husband s stepfather got him to US under his last name. Whether any consent from the real father was obtained or he just assumed his authority to do so! As for the...

Indian Law: Employer declared me as absconding, excel sheet, software engineer
excel sheet, software engineer, javed: Hello Jai, Since there is no training imparted to you and the bond is clear that you will undergo training and the cost of the training will amount to breach of the agreement in the event you leave the employment within 24 months of signing. The version...

Indian Law: Income tax, bar council of india, legal fraternity
bar council of india, legal fraternity, supreme court of india: Hello Rohit, Though this is not a legal query, yet as a member of legal fraternity I would like to guide you into this. According to me you are mistaken for enrollment as a member of the State Bar Council to that of Income Tax Bar Council of India. There...

Indian Law: Need Advice Regarding Breaking the Service Contract., experience letter, stamp paper
experience letter, stamp paper, present company: Dear Sarvesh, Any contract signed between parties is binding and enforceable at the option of the other. The issue with regard to the bond, if it clearly states that the amount covered under the said contract is on the resources spent by the company on...

Indian Law: Property dispute between my uncle and 3 of his sisters over grand father's property, ancestral property, property dispute
ancestral property, property dispute, 2 sisters: Hi, First was it your grandfather s self acquired property as if it was an ancestral property then your grandfather will not have power to dispose of property by will and it will be divided equally between 3 sister s and brother.This will be the case if it...

Indian Law: Property ownership issue., registration charges, two occasions
registration charges, two occasions, property ownership: Hello Deven, In a way your father is correct in stating that tax will be attracted if two flats are purchased in two different names on sale of the present flat since the value of the sale and the cost of acquisition of one tenement will be lower and the...

Indian Law: How to get my wife back/ or get divorced, dv 2006, conjugal rights
dv 2006, conjugal rights, drastic decision: Hello Chandrashekar, The case for restitution of conjugal rights is the correct approach for you to have your spouse back in matrimony. There are chances that the court may dismiss the application, but you should be optimist to take in positive manner....

Indian Law: How to get my wife/ or get divorced, drastic decision, rcr
drastic decision, rcr, elders: Hi, If you are nearby kindly contact personally for detail consultation. From facts above i think that the letters won t make much destruction as they indicate your past. You can apply for RCR and after waiting for one year from the date of decree if she...

Indian Law: Disconnect the current service, electricity connection, electricity service
electricity connection, electricity service, electricity board: Hello Gnanaprakash, Your statement that Church land was purchased about 20 years ago and that you are drawing water from the well situate outside your land and that the electricity connection is still in the name of the previous owner. You should have...

Indian Law: Employee Rights if company sacks without notice, appointment services, confirmation letter
appointment services, confirmation letter, debatable issues: Hello Varsha Surana, The terms and conditions of the appointment/services agreement are very important and vital documents for the arrive at any opinion. Assuming that your appointment/services agreement state that under performance of the incumbent may...

Indian Law: Indemnity Bond, indemnity bond, project implementation
indemnity bond, project implementation, present company: Hello Abhishek, You have not indicated that on your return from on-site project implementation if your services with the present company are desired for a fixed period of time. In this given situation companies take the indemnity bond for a fixed amount...

Indian Law: Issue related to Service Agreement, relieving letter, public sector units
relieving letter, public sector units, nicl: Hello Naveen, The policy on which the PSU s work is to be seen when such issues arise. The transfer policy of NICL may not necessarily be the transfer policy of HPCL. Now that you have an issue with the transfer of the bond, the recourse open to you is...

Indian Law: ipc 420 406, credit card application, financial inability
credit card application, financial inability, civil dispute: Hello Ajay Kumar, If the bank s contention is that you have given false documents at the time of applying for a credit card, then the veracity of the verification done and conducted by the bank can be questioned. This can only be done when you make an...

Indian Law: NEED URGENT HELP, civil judge, question sir
civil judge, question sir, code of civil procedure: Hello Bansal, I am unable to understand why the court will not take up your case. As for the asset is concerned, it is not required to have any immovable assets, even the household things are assets that are moveable and have some value which you may assess....

Indian Law: No-objection certificate - Reg.,, objection certificate, teaching post
objection certificate, teaching post, lawyer: Hi Sundar, What is the reason for not giving NOC to you? One way is to leave the job. Second you can ask a lawyer to issue notice to the employer to give you NOC but before that you can apply in writing to your employer if you have not for issuing NOC. Rgds,...

Indian Law: Related to Income tax, chartered accountant, javed
chartered accountant, javed, point of sale: Hello Karan, The concept of Income tax is to voluntarily submit your return of income disclosing the true and correct income earned during the previous year. If your father has purchased a property in your name, the source is to be disclosed and provided...

Indian Law: Cheated by a Girl - Breach of Trust, breach of trust, presence of god
breach of trust, presence of god, voice conversation: Dear Suresh Kumar There is absolutely nothing you can do against the girl.My advice will for you to move on in life. If the girl gives any case against you say for rape or some thing of the sort, you will be in more trouble. just ignore her and move o...

Indian Law: cancellation of settlement deed, legal heirs, water connections
legal heirs, water connections, affidavit: Dear Shakkira I will answer your questions one by one 1) The property which was bought by Gayathri s grand father was with his own income, hence his self acquired property. On his free will, he made a settlement deed and handed over the property including...

Indian Law: How to correct the name in passport, spelling mistake, passport office
spelling mistake, passport office, mothers name: You have to give an application to the passport to correct the error about your and your mother s name in the passport. The application should accompanied by an affidavit and also relevant documents proving your and your mother s correct name. Please contact...

Indian Law: Divorce, divorce petition, mutual understanding
divorce petition, mutual understanding, formalities: Dear Mr Joseph There is no short cut to a mutual divorce. You have to go through the entire procedure. Bit you can always file a petition to weaver the six months when you file a mutual divorce petition, but it is the discretion of the court either consider...

Indian Law: no demand award, labour court, judicial authority
labour court, judicial authority, javed: Hello Suresh, Every order passed by a quasi judicial or judicial authority is appeallable. You have not mentioned the law under which the case is preferred with the Labor Court and the same Act under which the issue is raised before the Labor Court is provided...

Indian Law: divorce, please reply ASAP, reply asap, trust god
reply asap, trust god, petition for divorce: Dear Soorya Yes your husband can file a petition for divorce and you may not able to stop him. You have stated that you have been living USA but you have not stated how much time you have been away from your husband? Legally if you are away from your husband...

Indian Law: External liability of, principal debtor, mr abc
principal debtor, mr abc, hindu undivided family: Dear Kashmeer Yes, Mr ABC will be liable for the debt as a guarantor even if he remarries.It is for the bank to decide weather they want to proceed against the principal debtor or the guarantor.Now along with being the Kartha, ABC has also a share in the...

Indian Law: cancellation of settlement deed, citation, advocate
Indian Law: cancellation of settlement deed, citation, advocate

Indian Law: incorrect date of birth, passport application
Indian Law: incorrect date of birth, passport application

Indian Law: Keeping maiden name after marriage, hindu marriage act, oficer
Indian Law: Keeping maiden name after marriage, hindu marriage act, oficer, refered

Indian Law: Notice period Recovery, scenerio, riya
Indian Law: Notice period Recovery, scenerio, riya, fingers

Indian Law: Can i file case on my X-boyfriend, x affair, intension
x affair, intension, good character: Dear Manju Attempting for suicide is not a solution to any problems, it is just running away from one. But one thing you cannot run away from problems for ever. Now coming to your problem, first off you have to acknowledge that in the problem with this...

Indian Law: Income Tax, income tax act, co operative society
income tax act, co operative society, provincial act: Hello Ashok, Tax deduction at Source to clearing and forwarding agents is covered and dealt under the provisions of section 194C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Under the Indian Income Tax Act, the following provisions relate to the Tax Deduction at Source...

Indian Law: incorrect date of birth, matriculation certificate, educational department
matriculation certificate, educational department, birth certificate: Your official date of birth shall be the one either in your birth certificate or the one in the matriculation certificate. You have not stated weather you also have the birth certificate. If you have a birth certificate, then you can give an application to...

Indian Law: incorrect date of birth, due process of law, civil lawyer
due process of law, civil lawyer, matriculation certificate: Hello Roshni, If you have the correct date of birth certificate and need correction in the academic certificates, then it would be proper to file a suit for declaration making the necessary parties as defendants and seek declaration that the correct date...

Indian Law: Can I intimate my company about leaving it while being inside the bond?, termination of employment notice, avoidance of doubt
termination of employment notice, avoidance of doubt, text excerpt: Hello Sankash, Any interpertation cannot be complete until the Courts decide in the light of the agreement and the documents signed and the intent of the contract. Any unilateral and arbitrary covenant can be sought by the party to the document to be...

Indian Law: Keeping maiden name after marriage, marriage act, maiden name
marriage act, maiden name, suffix: Hello Danielle, In my opinion there is no requirement to change the maiden name to the married name carrying your husbands family name as your surname. If you wish to continue with your maiden name, you have no restrictions as such under any law. It...

Indian Law: Maternity leave, maternity benefit, benefit act
maternity benefit, benefit act, termination of pregnancy: Hello Dhan, In my knowledge, there is no amendment as such on the extension of the maternity leave. An amendment was proposed sometime in November, last year, but no law has been passed. The new proposal seeks to amend the present three months leave to...

Indian Law: Notice period Recovery, wipro ltd, relieving letter
wipro ltd, relieving letter, notice period: Dear Riya You have not stated weather you have entered into any contract with the company when you entered the job? If you have entered into a contract, then you are bound by he contract. But if you have not received any relieving letter, then you are still...

Indian Law: Procedure to change Guardian, matrimonial issues, age of majority
matrimonial issues, age of majority, javed: Hello Nasar, The Guardians and Wards Act lays down the procedure for appointment of the Guardian by the Court on an application moved either by the present guardian or by the person who is taking the rein of guardianship of the minors. The best course...

Indian Law: passport name change from married to maiden before divorce, passport name change, indian passport
passport name change, indian passport, maiden surname: Hello Sayali, The situation that you are in and the hurry to change the name to the maiden name prior to the divorce may be difficult. In my opinion, you may get the name changed in the passport without the divorce decree, but need the consent of your...

Indian Law: property share, brothers names, sisters name
brothers names, sisters name, safe guard: Hello Mark, The law of succession and inheritance would apply to the present case. Originally the father inherited the property from his father and the nature of the property becomes ancestral. The father who inherited had three brothers and two sisters...

Indian Law: querry, resignation letter, letter of resignation
resignation letter, letter of resignation, experience letter: Dear Raza Ali When an employee leave a concern after resigning, a termination letter is given by the company informing the person who has resigned hat he is terminated from services. In your case as long as the company does not give you the termination...

Indian Law: Ration Card, ration card, please mail
ration card, please mail: Dear Nishant Sharma First you have to delete the entry of your wife s name from ration card at the place of her birth. Then they will give you an application which you will have to give the concerned department at Mumbai to include your wife s name in your...

Indian Law: rs100 stamp paper is valid if signed by donor and witness but not registered, gifted property, donee
gifted property, donee, stamp paper: Hello Pankaj, Gift is the transfer of certain existing moveable or immoveable property made voluntarily and without consideration, by one person, called the donor, to another, called the donee, and accepted by or on behalf of the donee. In the context...

Indian Law: termination due to sexual harassment, john fuller, xerox copy
john fuller, xerox copy, sexual harassment: Hello Issac, I have read the entire text of the events and your queries to other experts and their response. I believe Mr. John has tendered good advise and you should follow his advise. The more you would want to get clarity on your stand the more you...

Indian Law: wife filed 498a and 506, conjugal rights, drastic decision
conjugal rights, drastic decision, rcr: Dear Mr Chandrashekar The answer to your question is as follows: 1) The letter that you have signed in which you admit that you will not torture her can be used against you in evidence in 498(a) matter. It is an admission on your part. Even during trial...

Indian Law: Bond Period, relieving letter, probation period
relieving letter, probation period, civil lawyer: Dear Jitendra Singh To give you a correct answer, I would have to go through the entire bond. But surmising the points that you have given, I will be able to give you a general advice. Yes the bond is perfectly valid and it can be enforced against you.But...

Indian Law: Daughter's right in HUF property, hindu law, legal heirs
hindu law, legal heirs, high courts: Dear Hari Singh You are correct when you state that all the high courts have different views on the right of the girl over HUF. In Mitakshara school of Hindu Law that is generally followed through out India except Bengal, only the male members in the linear...

Indian Law: Early release after resignation, extreme measures, notice period
extreme measures, notice period, current company: Dear Mahesh From your question I can collect that you are working under contract with your present employer. All terms and conditions that governs your employment is under the contract. If your contract has the clause which says that your offer to a month...

Indian Law: Employee Rights, statutory notice period, resignation letter
statutory notice period, resignation letter, german work: Dear Deepak The company has to abide by the agreement that governs the conditions of employment between you and the company. They are bound to pay you the salary. If they do not pay you the same, you can initiate legal action against them including filing...

Indian Law: Employement Bond / Offer Letter, employment terms, offer letter
employment terms, offer letter, terms of employment: It means that the the person who is signing the letter agreement understands the terms of the employment of the company xxx, and that it replaces or supersedes and previous agreement that might have been entered into between the employer and the employee ....

Indian Law: Can i file case????, ajay kumar, collection receipt
ajay kumar, collection receipt, god faith: Dear Ajay Kumar, You have stated that the misappropriation by the bank official happened in the year 2005. You have not stated the month when this happened. The time period for giving a civil case is 3 years. It will be very difficult for you to prove a...

Indian Law: HR related question, attendance card, labour laws
attendance card, labour laws, appointment letter: Dear Sri Rajeev Sabharwal I would like to break down your question to several parts for convenient answering. First off, a company s rules are governed by the by-laws of the company that cannot be generalised is different from company to company. So the rules...

Indian Law: ICICI directly withdrawed cash from my savings A/C against my Creditcard dues., cash withdrawals, 31st july
cash withdrawals, 31st july, c credit: Dear Sri Himanshu Mistry The procedure that is normally followed by a bank for default in payment of credit card dues is that they ought give an advance notice to the costumer to pay up by certain date or they will link the credit card account with that...

Indian Law: Maternity leave, caesarean delivery, maternity leave
caesarean delivery, maternity leave, pregnancy: Dear Dhanya Yes the 90 day maternity leave is inclusive of sundays and holidays. No, even if caesarean delivery, you are entitled to only90 days. But you can avail one more month if you produce a doctor s certificate stating that you are suffering from post...

Indian Law: Name Change, legal formalities, educational certificates
legal formalities, educational certificates, passport office: Dear Sri Sachin To change your name, no change is legal unless you have it published in the Gazette.After all the legal formalities including the publication of the new name and information in the official Gazette is completed, you can use the new name. Then...

Indian Law: Notice Period Recovery, stamp paper, notice period
stamp paper, notice period, civil case: Dear Abhi It is not mandatory that you have to sign in a stamp paper for an agreement to become valid. Just by signing on the offer letter, you have given the consent to the conditions of the company. They can take action against you. But the company will...

Indian Law: do i need a divorce??, boy friend, gold chain
boy friend, gold chain, dowry: Dear Sir I can find from your email that your wife is continuing her relationship with her ex boy friend. That itself is a fit case for divorce. You have said that you have diaries and email extracts to prove your case against your wife. That itself will...

Indian Law: PAID MATERNITY LEAVE, maternity benefits, private limited company
maternity benefits, private limited company, convincing answer: Dear Savitha The answer to your question is that yes, you are entitled to get benefits under The Maternity Benefits Act . You are entitled to get the maternity benefits for the time you are on leave. But if you are covered under The ESI Act, then you can...

Indian Law: problems with employment bond, medical transcription company, resignation letters
medical transcription company, resignation letters, appointment letter: Dear Jagadheesh I can find hat you are in a very precarious point. But I do not see how there is a valid bond because you have not been appointed as no appointment letter has been served on you. In truth, you are not their employee. So I do not see how a...

Indian Law: Relieving letter from company, relieving letter, appointment letter
relieving letter, appointment letter, labour department: Dear Tapan From your letter I can read that in the scenario of an employee leaving the company with out the three months notice, then the company can recover the three months salary as damages. But you have not stated weather in your appointment letter if...

Indian Law: Right of daughter in Father's Property, civil lawyer, bhanwar
civil lawyer, bhanwar, definite problem: Dear Bhanwar Kanwar It is a definite problem that you have signed in papers without understanding it s contents.Anyway, now the only recourse left for you is to file a civil suit cancelling your earlier Hak Tyag stating that your uncle and his children...

Indian Law: My Sallery, labour court, orgnization
labour court, orgnization, proper answer: Dear Parag Menaria You have not provided me with that much of details to give you a correct and comprehensive answer. Anyway you have legal and fundamental right to get paid for the work that you do for the company. This is a also a follow up to my earlier...

Indian Law: What can I do????, precarious situation, aversion
precarious situation, aversion, rupee: Dear Shirin You can take your brother-in-law to court not as the daughter of your mother but in your capacity as you are living in the house and he is harassing you by coming to the house drunk and creating all types of problems. Now filing a civil case against...

Indian Law: Acceptance of resignation & recovery of leave salary, recovery of dues
recovery of dues: Dear William, Since you have already paid all your dues, the question of the company again recovering the amount doesn’t arise. It also seems absurd that the company is taking action for your remaining absent, when they have levied fine in lieu of your...

Indian Law: ancestrial property beneficiary., Benificary as per christian law
Benificary as per christian law: You being christians are governed by the Indian Succession Act. Now you have not stated as to in whose name the house currenly stands? Assuming that the house is either in your or your husbandś name, your son will have noright to the same until you pass...

Indian Law: Bond from Company, Restrictive bond clauses
Restrictive bond clauses: Dear Amit The bond agreement stated by you above is perfectly valid and can be enforced by the company. It is to protect the business interest and confidentiality that such clauses are invoked. It is not a restrictive contract but only a conditional agreement...

Indian Law: Case Date Preponement, Consent of opposite party, application
Consent of opposite party, application, pre-ponement: Dear Mr. Roy, You can have the matter pre-poned. However, you need to obtain prior consent of the opposite party and should file an application in the court requesting to keep the matter on board on 10th Feb 2009. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq....

Indian Law: How To Change name??, Procedures to be followed for change of name in Kerala
Procedures to be followed for change of name in Kerala: Dear Jyothi The procedure to change your name is to publish the same in the official gazette.You will get the application for change of name in Kerala in the following address. http://www.egazette.kerala.gov.in/forms.htm You will also get the procedure...

Indian Law: Claim for fathers property, transfer of property, claim
transfer of property, claim, No objection certificate: Dear Gaurav, Usually, the concerned governmental authorities will insist for NOC from the other legal heirs before transferring the title in your name. You can send letters to other legal heirs at their last known address. But giving false information about...

Indian Law: civil, Transfer of Property, Occupation of property owned by the owner by a third party
Transfer of Property, Occupation of property owned by the owner by a third party: Dear Tashi As the property is in your name, you have to file a civil suit to evict your brother from the property. The provisions is under the CPC for you to file a civil suit The talk of provisions is too academic and what you need to do is to file a suit...

Indian Law: civil property case plz help, Willl, Property
Willl, Property, Succession: Dear Rajiv, Your sister cannot claim anything from your father’s property unless your father’s Will gives her some right. Also, for defending the case filed by your sister, we would require more information about the case to advise you further. Sincerely,...

Indian Law: custody of minor child, Divorce, Child Custody
Divorce, Child Custody, Maintenance: Dear Mona, Re-marriage doesn’t affect one’s custodial rights or visitation rights unless the Court passes a subsequent order to that effect on a request made by either party. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555...

Indian Law: Dependent Children, Who is a 'Dependent Child' as per the Indian law?
Who is a 'Dependent Child' as per the Indian law?: A dependent child is somebody who may or may not be a minor, who cannot earn or their own and who is dependent on their parents for their livelyhood. As per law a boy will be considered a dependant until he attains 18 years of age or if he is mentally challenged...

Indian Law: Divorce / Seperation, Talaq under the Islamic law
Talaq under the Islamic law: Dear Mazhar It is very difficult to advice some one on such a complicated issue in such a short span and that too in a public forum as this. But I will briefly answer your question. As you follow the Islamic religion and is married under the Muslim law (...

Indian Law: divorce complication, divorce, mutual consent
divorce, mutual consent, desertion: Dear Sumit Kumar, You can withdraw the petition and file a fresh petition for desertion. However, I will suggest placing an ad in the local Russian newspaper to trace her, so that she can come forward and give her consent letter attested before the Indian...

Indian Law: Employment Bond, Employment Bond Agreement
Employment Bond Agreement: Dear Swapana Your husband is obliged legally to fulfill all the obligations under the bond contract. If he breaches any of the clauses, he can be held liable and he will have to pay the damages. Having said that, he is entitled to get a copy of his employment...

Indian Law: Empoyment Contract for Covering Training Cost, Empoyment Contract for Covering Training Cost, Preventing Employees from quitting during training
Empoyment Contract for Covering Training Cost, Preventing Employees from quitting during training: Dear Yajuvendra Singh I understand that the company has to incur a large amount as expences for training an employee. The best security that the company can employ is to have effective bond agreement which should have clause for the employee to pay the expences...

Indian Law: Follow-up Q, Company terminating the employee even after he has fulfilled all the obligations before resigning
Company terminating the employee even after he has fulfilled all the obligations before resigning: Dear Sinu Refering to my earlier reply, as already stated by me,as there are no terms which state that the comapny can either accept or reject your offer, your obligation ends the movement you have sent the resignation letter.It is wrong on the company to...

Indian Law: How To Change name??, government gazette, true copies
Indian Law: How To Change name??, government gazette, true copies, government press

Indian Law: Divorce / Seperation, legal divorce, talaq
Indian Law: Divorce / Seperation, legal divorce, talaq, beason

Indian Law: Name change after marriage, leagle
Indian Law: Name change after marriage, leagle

Indian Law: Property dispute, compulsory registration, deceased person
Indian Law: Property dispute, compulsory registration, deceased person, registrar office

Indian Law: Property Related Query, noida, mistake
Indian Law: Property Related Query, noida, mistake

Indian Law: forced resignation while pregnant, Termination of job during pregnency
Termination of job during pregnency: Dear Priyanka In your case, only when you enter into the maternity leave would you be entitled to get the benefits of the maternity benefits act which includes prevention against forced termination. Now technically they have not terminated you as you have...

Indian Law: forced resignation and relieving pending, relieving letter, integrity performance
relieving letter, integrity performance, reliance capital: Dear Ankur, Sorry but I have to be very brief in my reply as another Advocate is handling the matter. Please understand that your Advocate is the best judge on the matter at hand and you have to obey his directions. I cannot give my openion as being barred...

Indian Law: hindu succession act, Husband and daughter as the legal heirs of deceased wife
Husband and daughter as the legal heirs of deceased wife: Dear Pakalavan As your mother-in-law is no more, your wife is the legal heir. Actually your father-in-law will get only a fractional share of the property. To get the legal heir ship certificate, you have to apply in village office along with the death certificate...

Indian Law: Incorrect Birthdate, Rectification of birth date
Rectification of birth date: Dear Vaibhav, Usually, the date mentioned in the School Leaving Certificate is always accepted as the proof of one’s date of birth. You can approach your school asking them to rectify your birth date in their records and also in the leaving certificate...

Indian Law: inncorect mother's name in school certificates, passport application, school certificates
passport application, school certificates, birth certificate: Hello Shreya, If your passport application is accepted by the Regional Passport Officer based on the birth certificate and all other documents without insisting on the 10th and +2 certificate then your application can be processed. In any event that the...

Indian Law: Legal Heirs, Transfer of the property by only some heirs while others have not signed the release deed
Transfer of the property by only some heirs while others have not signed the release deed: Dear Prasanna The transfer and the release deed (should not be termed as NOC) is valid to only those who have given the Release deed. Since the daughters have not given the release deed, the shares still remains with them. If you need to challenge the same,...

Indian Law: Maternity leave if under ESIC covered, Maternity leave benefits, employment contract
Maternity leave benefits, employment contract: Dear Suchita, I don’t think you can avail of the same benefit for the next year. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com Disclaimer: The information...

Indian Law: Missing my birth certificate, registrar of birth, information readers
registrar of birth, information readers, independent counsel: Dear Suba, Make an application with the Registrar of Birth for a duplicate copy of your birth certificate. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Name change, Name change in passport
Name change in passport: Dear Arshad, You need to make an application in a prescribed format at the official gazette office situated at Charni Road, Mumbai, requesting a name change and providing a reason for the requested change. The name is changed once it is published in the...

Indian Law: Name change after marriage, haryana india, information readers
haryana india, information readers, official gazette: Dear Vani, An affidavit by itself will not be the sufficient proof of name change. You need to publish the same in the Official Gazette. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com ...

Indian Law: Need urgent help on divorce, Impotency for Divorce, Ground to defend in such case
Impotency for Divorce, Ground to defend in such case: Dear Anurag As it stands, you cannot stop the girl or her family if they want to file a criminal case against you. But your brother-in-law can file a petition for restitution of conjugal rights if he wants his wife back. But he can also opt to file a petition...

Indian Law: name /surname issue in passport, Correction in passport in India
Correction in passport in India: Dear Biju The above stated mistake is nothing but a clerical error on the part of the passport isuing authority. Hence you have to give an application to have the error corrected with the priscribed fee to the passport office which has issued you the same....

Indian Law: Passport of a minor, minor question, information readers
minor question, information readers, dear mrs: Dear Ms. Fernandes, You can file an application in the court, which granted you the custody of your daughter. For this you need to engage a lawyer, who will help you to file your case in the court. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.:...

Indian Law: Payment of Gratuity, gratuity, claim
gratuity, claim, salary arrears: Dear Darryl, If the company has paid the arrears salary to the nominee, the nominee can very well ask for the increased gratuity amount too. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Probation period, Notice period, management acting independently without the same terms in the employment contract
Notice period, management acting independently without the same terms in the employment contract: Dear Vijay Please verify the employment contract, the letter appointing you on probation. If there are no terms where in which state that you have no liability if you do not give the notice before one month, then you are not liable to pay the same. Please...

Indian Law: Property, Inheritence and rights of the wife and children to the dead manś property
Inheritence and rights of the wife and children to the dead manś property: Dear Savitha Sorry for the earlier incomplete answer as the information given by you earlier was not enough. Now coming to the problem at hand, you have stated that the property that belonged to your husbandś father, after his death, his wife ( your...

Indian Law: Property dispute, Willl, Property
Willl, Property, Succession: Dear Deepali, The Executor of the Will has to file a petition in the Court of law to obtain the probate of the Will. The objecting party can file an application challenging the legality of the Will. The court then enquires, hear the parties and then pass...

Indian Law: Property matter, Partition
Partition: Dear Sanjana The way forward for your father is to file a civil suit (case) seeking partition. He has every right legally toseek partition for his share of the property. I would suggest you to consult a good lawyer who deals with civil cases and send a notice...

Indian Law: Property Related Query, Things to keep in mind when buying a property
Things to keep in mind when buying a property: Dear Raj As you plan to buy the flat, you have to make sure that three persons are indeed the legal heirs.The document that is required icludes pocession certificate, encumberence certificate ( to make sure that the property is not fastened to any debt),...

Indian Law: Property related, hindu succession act, legal heir
hindu succession act, legal heir, information readers: Dear Pankaj, Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 gives a Hindu daughter a right equivalent to that of a son. Sincerely, Poorvi Chothani, Esq. LawQuest Tel.: +91 (0) 22 6615 6555 poorvi@lawquestinternational.com www.lawquestinternational.com...

Indian Law: Regarding Name, tax proof, recepits
tax proof, recepits, dayalan: Dear Raja Dayalan Sorry I do not specialise in Income Tax laws. But in my openion, if you can propduce sufficient evidence to prove that both the names belongs to the one and the same, the same ought to be accepted. I would suggest you consulting a good tax...

Indian Law: Releiving Process, relieving letter, service orientation
relieving letter, service orientation, notice period: Hello Kukku, If your employment contract has the covenant for notice period buy out, then you have the right to pay the compensation and buy out the notice period of the days you are falling short off. You may, in my opinion, write to the HR to waive...

Indian Law: Relieving letter not received, employment, notice period
employment, notice period, termination of employment: Dear Dipti, You need to discuss this issue with your present employer. Also, try to assure them about the completion of the exit formalities by providing the copies of the acknowledgement receipts. Further, write a letter to your ex-employer asking explanation...

Indian Law: Relieving after resignation, Relieving letter not provided even after all the obligations to the company has been fulfilled
Relieving letter not provided even after all the obligations to the company has been fulfilled: Dear Pallavi If there is no allegations or disciplinary actions against you and you have fulfilled all the obligations to the company, you are legally entitled to get your relieving letter. If the company does not provide you the same, I would suggest you...