Category Archives: Transfer of Property

[Case Brief] Jagjit Singh v/s Union of India, 2014

Facts of the dispute- In the present writ petitions, the petitioners have urged that the acquisition of their land has lapsed on account of applicability of section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the “new Act”) It is an admitted […]

[Case Brief] Suraj Lamp & Industries v/s State of Haryana and Another, 2011

Brief Facts and Procedural History- (This judgment is in continuance to an earlier judgment of the Supreme Court delivered in the year 2009. The Case Brief of the same can be found here) The Power of Attorney Sales is not to be confused or equated with genuine transactions where the owner of property grants a […]

[Case Brief] Suraj Lamp & Industries v/s State of Haryana and Another, 2009

Brief Facts and Procedural History- Suraj Lamp & Industries Pvt. Ltd. (“Company”) claims that one Ramnath and his family members sold two and a half acres of land in Gurgaon to them by means of an agreement of sale, General Power of Attorney (“GPA”) and a will in the year 1991 for a consideration of […]

[Case Brief] State Bank of India v/s. Santosh Kumar Gupta & Anr.

The constitution of India ensures that there is uniform rule over the entire Union of India. But in order to ensure that the cultural identities, customs, economic and political interests of the certain regions are protected, these regions are governed with special provisions. One such region is the State of Jammu and Kashmir. In the […]