Kerala HC

Conduct of criminal/POCSO cases: Kerala HC asks principal district judges to send report on appointment of public prosecutors

A Division Bench while dealing with an appeal filed by a convict in the POCSO case was appalled by the abject incompetence displayed by the prosecution.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Can't rule out role of CPM's internal disputes in disappearance of party member, police tells HC

The submission was made by the police in response to a habeas corpus petition filed by the wife of Sajeevan seeking a directive to the cops to trace and produce her husband

published on : 1st December 2021

'Genuine reasons needed': Why can't petroleum products be brought under GST, asks Kerala HC

"The pandemic period cannot be cited as a reason. It is well known that even during the pandemic period, several decisions were taken involving revenue, after deliberations," observed the court

published on : 1st December 2021

Pink Police horror reflects 'khaki ego and arrogance', observes Kerala High Court

After watching footage of the incident online, Justice Devan Ramachandran said the incident was very disturbing and that he was pained to see the child crying when the police officer reprimanded her

published on : 29th November 2021

Why is sexual abuse victim being denied admission to new school, Kerala HC asks state govt

The school in which the child is pursuing her studies is situated near the house of the accused. She is still being taunted by some people. In order to pursue her studies, she applied for a transfer.

published on : 25th November 2021

Condition of roads after rains in the state tragic and exasperating: Kerala High Court

The repairs are unable to stand the test of the next rain and the roads require patchwork again, Justice Devan Ramachandran remarked.

published on : 25th November 2021

Prosecute, penalise those erecting illegal flag poles under Land Conservancy Act: HC to Kerala government

Kerala High Court said that if any new flag masts are erected illegally and not removed by the competent authorities, the latter will have to face the consequences mandated under the law.

published on : 25th November 2021

'Take it as revenge and show medicine safe in your hands': HC dismisses SC student's admission plea

The petition should be dismissed with a heavy cost for wasting the court's time, but it was reluctant to do so, treating this as an attempt of an innocent girl to get admission for her 'dream course'

published on : 24th November 2021

What is Sabarimala Thantri's view regarding use of halal jaggery to prepare prasadam: Plea in Kerala HC

The Board has claimed that stalling the sale of 'aravana' and 'appam' at Sabarimala would cause a huge financial loss to it.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Girl approaches HC seeking action against Kerala cop over false accusation of phone theft

She also sought a declaration that the state government is liable to pay a compensation of Rs 50,00,000 for the act of the officer

published on : 18th November 2021

HC seeks report over alleged use of halal-certified jaggery powder at Sabarimala

The court also sought an explanation from the state government and the Travancore Devaswom Board on the matter

published on : 17th November 2021

No sign of manipulation of NEET marksheet, it's extremely improbable: Testing agency to HC

The NTA made the submission on a petition filed by Rithu Sibi of Thrissur, who attended the NEET 2021 exam conducted on September 12, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged manipulation

published on : 16th November 2021

'Swap transplants' permissible even if each donor-recipient pair not near relatives, says HC

TP Sajid, counsel for the petitioners, pointed out that the Authorisation Committee rejected both sets of applications holding that the petitioners do not come under the purview of ‘near relative’

published on : 15th November 2021

What is drunkenness? Kerala HC explains referring to Black's Law dictionary

Consuming liquor in a private place without causing nuisance or annoyance to anybody will not attract any offence, observes Kerala HC.

published on : 13th November 2021

Privacy of data collected from Sabarimala devotees strictly maintained, Kerala informs HC

If there is any violation of data privacy, the person who is responsible will face stringent action, said the court

published on : 12th November 2021
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