What is something that should be taught in high school, but isn’t?
A2AI will answer this from an Indian high school point of view. There are a lot of things that need to be taught but aren't and especially in India - diversity is “discouraged”.Teachers would “scare” children off saying that marks are important and how everyone needs to get A grade. Its stupid! Marks are stupid. I scored 94% in 10th (when there were percentage system in CBSE), and nobody asks me my marks now.Clearing entrance exams like its the last thing on earth! I'm not saying entrance exams aren't important but they aren't life. They're a part of life and when everyday I hear news about children committing suicide in Koṭa because they couldn't handle the pressure I feel like killing those murderer teachers who pressure the students to study for like 20 hrs a day! Its ridiculous.Engineering and medical are the only two professions - Honestly saying - ART is so undervalued in India that if some student has taken arts or humanities he is assumed to be “dull” or “nalayak”. I don't know why!Focusing too much on English as a language and totally ignoring other languages. Punjabi has become optional in Punjab! What else can be sadder than that? Kids choose Hindi over Punjabi as you've to choose only one language and parents encourage the children to either speak in Hindi or English as if speaking Punjabi is a crime or something! If you talk in your mother tongue, you're considered an uneducated fellow - and its more prevalent in North India than south. Here in South I see people taking pride in talking in Malayalam or Tamil, and I feel happy that they're preserving their culture while Punjabi on the other hand has diminished completely…High schools should teach how to file taxes and make audits and all the information which is “actually” going to be important for you! There should be some mandatory “law” subjects to learn about the laws of your country properly, and to know how and when you can use what. Like today many men are being trapped in false cases of rape, dowry etc. and some of them don't know what to do, and hire lawyers who take full advantage of such cases!Schools should also focus on “diverse thinking”, not everyone will think the same. They should encourage kids who come up with bizarre, random, and absolutely out of the box thoughts and rather help such kids to improve their thinking and utilise their diversity to come up with better ideas and products!Schools should teach “sex education”. In India there are still many schools which have no classes on sex-ed. My school had a lot of sex-ed sessions but still its the need of the hour that India control its population now! We’re becoming a burden on limited natural resources and we will soon have a civil war if things aren't set straight.Schools should encourage children to spend some quality time with their friends rather than becoming Bajrang-dal and asking girls and guys to sit separately! That's ridiculous knowing that tomorrow we are going to force the same children to have sex and have babies! (Welcome to arranged marriage!)Schools should also encourage kids to plan their own exams and tests! That's important I feel because not every child can prepare 10 subjects in one week. Some need more time and some less. Its all a child’s personal capability and instead of forcing and burdening him, we should encourage him with flexible test dates to come prepared and be confident in whenever he wants to give a test!Lastly - I feel schools “must” have a locker system just like in west so that kids don't have to Carry same books everyday to school. I feel its pointless and stupid. Locker system should've been the mandatory thing in Indian schools where anyways the mental burden on a kid is too much…
My fiancé says it isn’t cruel to kick one’s child out of the house on their eighteenth birthday, for no other reason than, “They are now an adult, and they have to be reliant on themselves.” Is this true?
Yes, it’s cruel. My father kicked me out at 16. He forced me to get a job by my 16th birthday, I literally was hired the week before and started working the day of my birthday. I worked 40 hours per week plus went to high school. Two weeks later he told me I had to quit and I said “no”, which resulted in him throwing me out. I made it to the edge of the lawn and he followed me and beat me unconscious for defying him. I continued to work despite this. That summer I was supposed to spend two weeks with my brother in Vermont and got approved a leave of absence from work. Two days before I was supposed to leave for Vermont, my father informs me, “his family” is moving to NC from FL, while I’m in Vermont and what I do from that point on is my problem as I am no longer part of his family. My crime? He and his 3rd wife had had a baby a few months earlier and I wasn’t part of his new family. I was an Honors Student who worked 40 hours per week (he took my paychecks), didn’t drink/smoke or date (no time), had friends but wasn’t allowed to have any over. I went to Vermont and ended up going to see my estranged mother (she kicked me out at 13 because her new husband gave her ultimatum-him or me, I lost). I spoke to my mother for the first time in 3 years, told her I legally had to live with a parent until I graduated high school, so I wanted to rent her basement apartment. I paid her rent, worked 40 hours a week, went to high school. I basically had no parents during that time, she was my landlord that happened to be my mother. I was completely independent. I graduated High School and moved out. It took years for my mother and I to have any kind of relationship again, I didn’t speak to her for about 5 years and it took a long time for us to repair that relationship. It was really hard for me to forgive her for choosing her husband over me (at 13). We weren’t really “family” again until I was in my 30s and she was divorced again. My mother and I have a great relationship today but it took a LOT of work. My father I haven’t spoken too in 31 years and I never will speak to him. I could care less if that man is dead or alive.There is a serious mental problem with any “parent” who thinks it is okay to kick out their child just because of that child’s age. You don’t stop being a parent when your child legally becomes an adult. Those who think that way tend to be controlling and abusive. This is a major red flag and I would seriously recommend some counselling for you and your fiance PRIOR to having children (or getting married). When you become a parent, your child come first, for the rest of your life (at varying degrees). If that’s not the case, it’s usually because the parent is a narcissist or completely lacks empathy.I have a 24 year old son, who still lives at home. He is a responsible adult, but until he has a reason to move out, he is welcome to live here as long as he wants. He will ALWAYS have a home to come home too. He is in a long term relationship (7 years) that is currently long distance as his SO is going to college in another state right now and they can’t afford to live together yet. When he’s ready to move out, he goes with my blessing and the caveat that he can always come back if he ever needs to (including with his SO or not). I own my house and will be leaving it to him. I know what it’s like to be homeless with zero family and I will NEVER put my child in that position, no matter how old he gets. As he’s gotten older, his responsibilities increased appropriately and he pays rent ( fair amount, less than an apartment would run). He runs his own life and we may not speak or even see each other for weeks…and that’s just fine. I know he is okay and he has a safe place to live. We treat each other with respect and that is all that matters.
How is your experience as a House Owner with NestAway ?
NestAway is a fraud company. I am using their services as both owner and tenant. I am just waiting for my time to terminate both these relationships. I liked them initially. But I am very quickly realizing that they have no business ethics.As a tenant, what I saw was that they charge 3 times - 4 times for maintenance issues. When there was a problem with water heater, they said it can't be repaired so it had to be replaced. The owner replaced it with a new one but was able to repair it later. Then for another issue, they quoted Rs. 9,000 to the owner. The owner called me and said, "Don't call these guys for anything. They just cheat. I will fix it for you." And, he got it done for less than Rs. 2000. NestAway guys never cared to give me proper status updates during this process. To make matters worse, they don't share the contact details of the owner with the tenant and vice-versa. I had to find out through different channels and close this.Now, as a owner, I am getting to know more of their fraudulent transactions. They collect monthly rent in advance. As a tenant, I paid it in advance too. But they collected the rent in advance from the tenant for my flat but didn't transfer it to my account. When I checked with them, they said, they collect it in advance but pay it to the owner only at the end of the month. I was okay with this also. But they collected the security deposit from the tenant even before they moved in and promised me to pay it within three days of their moving in. Now I am told that I would get it only after a month. Isn't this fraud? Why would you hold someone else's money for no reason? It's both unlawful and unethical!People! Beware of NestAway!! Their good times are over. Like all businesses they have started compromising on their values to just make money. BEWARE!!!
Can you ever get out of a rental agreement on a house?
Here are some options:Be open with the landlord. If you have to leave your apartment because you’ve accepted a job offer in another city, talk to the landlord about your situation. He or she may also be interested in this idea and it may be mutually beneficial to the both of you. Just make sure you get it in writing.Sublet. Find someone to take over your lease. The person stays there and pays rent place while you’re away, but you keep the leasIs the apartment in bad shape? A tenant may be able to get out of a lease if the apartment is in a sub-standard state and repeated attempts to have repairs made have been ignored.Sub-standard examples are:poor maintenance of the building and/or unit,public health concernsHarassment of a tenant by a landlordIF ALL ELSE FAILS: Just walk away – you can just break the contract and walk away. Understand though, that it is a contract and you are still liable for the terms and conditions of the contract. ( like the rent money)Please note though, that a landlord has an obligation to try and minimize his damages in the event you break the lease.The landlord must to attempt to re-rent the unit, to advertise it and try and rent it for the rest of the termIf the landlord has refused to rent your apartment to someone you believe is a worthy replacement, then you should have a solid defence for breaking your lease.
What is the procedure to fill online rental agreement in Delhi?
Very simple, you can draft your own rental agreement online in Delhi by just clicking on the link belowGet Rental Agreement online in Delhi
What can you use credit references when filling out a rental agreement, and you don't have any credit card?
You can use Cell Phone Bill, Gas Bill, or Cable Bill.
How can my roommate give me a 30-day notice to move out if she isn't the landlord and there isn't a rental agreement from the owner of the house that we live in?
If you were both on the lease of the apartment then your roommate cannot do that. If your roommate is the leaseholder and then took you on as a roommate then she may ask you to leave But even that would be difficult once you have established residency. If there is no lease at all then your roommate has no more power than you do. So once again you don’t have a right to ask you to leave. The only way around this would be if one party was to get a restraining order from the court. Then the opposite party would have to leave otherwise they would be in violation of that restraining order. Which would result in jail. But even that would be difficult once you have established residency. If there is no lease at all then your roommate has no more power than you do. So once again you don’t have a right to ask you to leave. The only way around this would be if one party was to get a restraining order from the court. Then the opposite party would have to leave otherwise they would be in violation of that restraining order. Which would result in jail
How do I register my house rental agreement in Chennai?
In order to register a rent agreement in Chennai, you have to buy the stamps of the requisite value as per aforesaid rates. Gone are the days when you had to buy traditional stamp papers from notary. Now, you can purchase e-stamped paper of any value from designated vendors.You can also get the rent agreement format from these vendors and get it printed along the e-stamped paper. All you need is to make sure of certain points that must be there in the agreement. Plus, you will also need to put the details specific to your property and transaction.Documents for registering a rent agreement in ChennaiIn order to register a rent agreement, you need to submit the duly printed agreement on e-stamped papers at the Sub-registrar office. The process of registration takes around a week. Along with the rent agreement, you need to submit copies of the following documents:Property ownership proof: registry or municipal tax receiptGovernment ID proof of both landlord as well as tenant: Aadhar card, driving license, voter ID card, passport, PAN card.2 passport size photographsSource: How To Register Rent Agreement In Chennai: Step-By-Step Guide