The Union Cabinet has approved the Model Tenancy Act, 2021 that aims to modify the legal framework of rental housing across India. Consisting 47 sections and two schedules, the act focuses upon securing the "interests and rights of both the landlord and tenant" by making tenancy agreement compulsory. The government, through this act, eyes to move towards fulfillment of PM Narendra Modi's vision of 'Housing for All' by 2022.
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After facing an alleged financial harassment, a tattoo artist, identified as Naresh Chetiwal, committed suicide on October 27 at his workplace in South Extension of Delhi. The deceased's uncle, Amar Nath, said that the 36-year-old took the extreme step due to his landlord's "torturing". He also alleged that police was supporting the landlord accused. Meanwhile, the police informed that the investigation is underway.
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