Banks liable for sale deed loss : The Tribune India

Pushpa Girimaji

Ten years ago, I bought a flat with a home loan from a bank. Three months ago, I repaid the entire loan and asked the bank to return the sale deed, which it had kept as collateral. However, the bank denied ever having received the sale deed from me! I am worried because that’s the most important document of ownership. Please advise.

The bank has probably lost the sale deed. Hence, it’s now trying to escape liability by saying that you never gave them the paper. Without collecting the sale deed, how could it have ever given you the loan in the first place? Besides, the bank always has to give the customer the list of documents submitted to it for obtaining the loan. I am sure the sale deed is also listed there. So send a copy of that to the bank as proof of their having

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Rohtak MC contractor vows not to tow lawyers’ vehicles, pays penalty imposed by them : The Tribune India

Sunit Dhawan

Tribune News Service

Rohtak, November 1

In a curious instance, members of the District Bar Association forcibly impounded the crane of a parking contractor engaged by the local Municipal Corporation after a car of a local lawyer parked in a no-parking zone was towed away by his employees.

The lawyers returned the crane to the contractor after a week, only after he gave a written undertaking that he would never tow the vehicles of lawyers and paid a penalty of Rs 11,000 imposed on him by the lawyers.

An FIR has also been lodged against the contractor, whose employees allegedly misbehaved with the lawyer, apart from intimidating and assaulting him.

“Yes, we impounded the crane of the contractor and released it after about a week after he gave a written undertaking that he will never tow the vehicle of any lawyer, nor misbehave with them. A penalty of

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Delhi gym owner arrested over alleged fraud of sale of luxury cars : The Tribune India

New Delhi, October 24

A 46-year-old gym owner was arrested here for allegedly duping a businessman to the tune of Rs 1.15 crore on the pretext of selling him luxury cars, police said on Saturday.

The accused was identified as Rahul Narang, a resident of Greater Kailash-II. He was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his arrest, they said.

Police said Narang was arrested earlier, but he got conditional bail.

He stopped attending court in connection with the case but later a non-bailable warrant was issued for his arrest, the police said.  The incident came to light after a South Delhi businessman, Sunil Verma, filed a complaint against Narang, police said.

In his police complaint, Verma alleged that Narang approached him for some money. In return, Narang gave Verma sale letters for six luxurious cars but handed over only one car. Thereafter, the accused neither returned the money nor

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Dispute between contractor, officials causes glut in Fazilka : The Tribune India

Our Correspondent

Fazilka, October 18

There has been glut in the grain market in the district following a dispute between a contractor and government officials over paddy lifting. Official sources said 4.5 lakh bags of paddy are yet to be lifted from the grain market.

After the cancellation of cartage contract of Nishant Gumber by the District Food and Supplies Controller (DFSC) on October 14 on the allegation of tardy lifting, the process has come to a standstill in the grain market during the peak season.

Gumber challenged the cancellation of the orders in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on October 16. The court stayed the impugned orders of the DFSC.

The respondents in the case include the Secretary and Director, Food and Supply and Consumer Affairs, Fazilka; MLA Davinder Singh Ghubaya and his father Sher Singh Ghubaya; DC; SSP and the DFSC.

Ghubaya and his father had staged

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PSPCL engineers resent sale of Bathinda thermal plant land : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, October 15

The PSEB Engineers’ Association critised the decision of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to sell the Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant (GNDTP) land in Bathinda to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Jasvir Dhiman, president, PSEB Engineers’ Association, said here today, “The PSPCL management has transferred the GNDTP land valuing Rs 4,000 crore to the Housing Department, and is now planning to sell it at Re 1 to private players for 99 years.”

Dhiman said, “In the name of a proposed pharmaceutical park at the thermal land, it is an attempt to fill the coffers of a few private players. The administration has broken the trust of farmers, who vacated their land for the thermal plant years ago. The people of Punjab have been coerced to pay high electricity charges.”

Jatinder Garg, senior vice-president, said, “It was proposed that the revenue

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