24 June 2019


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Kerala High Court Upholds Slapping of KAAPA on Muhammed Nisham(31.07.2015)

Kerala High Court has upheld state government order of slapping Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act 2007 (KAAPA) on Muhammed Nisham, an acc.....

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Kerala High Court Closes Proceedings on Petition in Bar Bribery Case(04.08.2015)

Kerala High Court has closed the proceedings on a petition seeking a High Court-monitored probe into the bar bribery case allegedly involving State Fi.....

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Kerala High Court : No Need to Make New Panchayats in Kerala(11.08.2015)

Kerala High Court has quashed Congress Government’s decision to form new village panchayats ahead of the elections to Three-Tier Local Bodies.

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Kerala High Court: Street Vending Needs Prior Permission for Land Use(11.08.2015)

Kerala High Court has held that one could use land of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for street vending only with prior permission of auth.....

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SC Reserves Verdict on Plea Against Kerala's Liquor Ban(28.08.2015)

Supreme Court has reserved its judgement on a batch of pleas against Kerala High Court order upholding Kerala Government's liquor policy that confine.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Report on Action Taken Against Thachankary(15.09.2015)

Kerala High Court has ordered State Govt. to file report explaining action taken on recommendation by State Police Chief to initiate disciplinary acti.....

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Kerala HC Leaves it to RBI, IBA to Decide on Percentage of Marks in Qualifying Exam for Loans(14.10.2015)

Kerala High Court has left it to Central Govt., RBI and Indian Bankers Association (IBA) to decided whether minimum percentage of marks in qualifying .....

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Kerala HC Directs 43 Businessmen to Produce Permits for Carrying Business(20.10.2015)

Kerala HC while taking petition filed by residents of Panampilly Nagar questioning alleged widespread commercialization of residential zone, has direc.....

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Kerala HC Restricts Activities in College Campuses(21.10.2015)

Kerala High Court while upholding State Government's decision to restrict students' vehicles on college campuses, has put restrictions on activities i.....

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Kerala High Court: Madrasa Not a Place of Worship(23.10.2015)

Kerala High Court while dismissing a petition filed by B A Kasim of Kasargod seeking to shift or relocate the polling booths in ward no 1 of Chengala .....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Land Acquisition by KSIDC(04.11.2015)

Kerala High Court while dismissing a batch of appeals has allowed Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) decision to acquire land for.....

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Kerala HC Permits Three Organisations to Offer Annadanam(17.11.2015)

Kerala High Court has allowed Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sanghom, Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Sangham, and Sree Boothanantha Dharma Sthapanam to offer A.....

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Kerala HC Notice to Ex-State Finance Minister KM Mani and others over Corruption Case(23.11.2015)

Kerala High Court has served notice to Ex-State Finance Minister KM Mani and others including Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Director on whether.....

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Kerala HC Put Ban on Campus Politics in LBS Engg College(25.11.2015)

Kerala High Court has directed total ban on campus politics at the Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Engineering College.

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea for Constituting Tribunal for Endosulfan Victims in Kasaragod(26.11.2015)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a plea to constitute a tribunal for identifying endosulfan victims in Kasaragod district and payment of compensation t.....

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Kerala HC Junks Amendment Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has junked an amendment brought in to provisions of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015 allowing renewal of permits of quarr.....

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Kerala High Court : Non- Trade Unions Members Can Be Nominated to Committees(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has ruled that there was no requirement that only members of registered Trade Unions should be nominated to subcommittees under the .....

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Kerala High Court Grants Relief to Kanan Devan Hills Plantation Company(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has quashed order of Idukki District Collector restraining Kanan Devan Hills Plantation Company from using as many as 21 bungalows i.....

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Kerala HC Orders Ban on Use of Plastic in Sabarimala(10.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has ordered for banning use of plastic materials in Sabarimala region after the pilgrimage season currently on ends.

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Kerala High Court Upholds Job Quota for Arrack Workers(22.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has upheld a single judge’s directive to State Government to implement a 2002 government order providing 25 per cent of daily wage e.....

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Kerala High Court Pulls Up Trial Court for Not Posting Total 4U Financial Fraud Case Promptly(23.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has observed that there was mistake on part of the trial court in not posting Total 4U financial fraud case promptly and directed Th.....

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Kerala HC Directs Vellapally Natesan To Surrender By January 12(24.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has directed SNDP leader Vellapally Natesan to surrender before investigating officer on or before January 12 in connection with cas.....

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Kerala HC Says Police Can Take Action Against Students Who Disrupt Classes(06.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has allowed police to take action against students who disrupt classes in colleges and universities in the name of strikes.

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Kerala High Court Seeks Govt. Views on Panel for Tribes(08.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed Centre and the State Governments to inform court of their views on its suggestion for constitution of a broad-based com.....

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Kerala HC Quashes Case Against Prithviraj(22.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has quashed criminal case registered against actor Prithviraj for not properly displaying statutory warning against liquor consumpt.....

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Kerala HC Stays Retrospective Effect of Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015(29.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed retrospective effect of Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015.

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Kerala High Court Calls K.C. Joseph over Contempt Charges(03.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed Minister for Culture K.C. Joseph to appear in person before the court on February 16 to answer criminal contempt of cou.....

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Kerala HC Orders CBI Investigation on Murder Mystery of Muslim League Leader(09.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has ordered a CBI investigation into murder of a Muslim League leader in which CPI (M) leaders P Jayarajan and T V Rajesh have been .....

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Kerala HC: Non Wearing of Helmet Can’t be Ground to Fix Contributory Negligence(15.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that non-wearing of helmet, though an offence under the relevant provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, could not be taken a.....

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Kerala HC Summons Joseph in Contempt Proceedings(18.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has asked minister K C Joseph to appear before it on March 1 to face contempt of court proceedings for his Facebook post berating Ju.....

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Kerala HC Rules, Straying Wives Can't be Charged with Adultery(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a woman who cheats on her husband cannot be booked for adultery and only the man who had physical relation with her ca.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Records on CIC Appointments(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to produce records pertaining to proposed appointment of former DGP Vinson M Paul as Chief Information.....

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Kerala High Court Put Stay on Filling of Paddy and Backwaters for Tourism Project(09.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed Government order to fill vast tract of ecologically sensitive paddy-field and backwaters at Kumarakam in Kottayam, known .....

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Kerala High Court Quashes Speaker's Order Disqualifying MLA P C George(14.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has quashed order of Assembly Speaker disqualifying former rebel Kerala Congress(M) leader P C George as a member of the House in No.....

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Kerala HC Rejets Petitions Challenging Appointment of CIC(25.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected petitions challenging process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners in t.....

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Kerala HC: Spouse's Consent Not Must for Organ Donation(29.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that there was no statutory requirement for obtaining consent of spouse of a donor in case of transplantation of organ of n.....

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Kerala HC Put Stay on GCDA Decision on Land Allotment(30.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed decision of the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) to allot 50.35 cents of land lying in the light industrial zo.....

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Kerala HC Denies to Stay Vigilance Case against Ex-Ker Minister(08.04.2016)

Kerala High Court has denied to stay proceedings against Kerala Congress (M) leader and Ex-State Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribery case pen.....

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Kerala High Court: Grandparents have Right to Custody of Kids(04.05.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that grandparents have the right to get interim custody of their grandchildren if the natural father of the child is dead.

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Kerala High Court Bans Use of Elephants at Sabarimala(06.06.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed that elephant should not be used for idol procession during Sabarimala's main festival season, 'Makaravilakku'. However.....

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Kerala HC Stays NGT’s Order Banning 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles(13.06.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal Circuit Bench order banning light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, .....

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Kerala High Court Backs College's Decision to Rusticate Live-In Students(18.07.2016)

Kerala High Court has upheld a college - Mar Thoma College of Science and Technology - management's decision to rusticate two students after they deci.....

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Kerala HC Acquits Seven in INTUC Leader Balu's Murder Case(26.08.2016)

Kerala high court has acquitted seven persons, who were convicted by a sessions court for the murder of INTUC district leader Balasubramaniam alias Ba.....

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Kerala HC Asks State Government to Provide Facilities to NRI Commission in a Month(14.10.2016)

Kerala High Court has granted State government a month’s time to provide all infrastructure facilities to the Non-Resident Indians (Keralites) Commiss.....

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Kerala HC Allows Vigilance Inquiry against IPS Officer(25.10.2016)

Kerala High Court has permitted Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau to proceed with its preliminary inquiry against State Crime Records Bureau DGP N .....

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Kerala HC Upholds Dismissal of Basketball Coach for Molesting Women Athletes(11.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has upheld dismissal of a Basketball Coach Rajan David from service for sexually molesting women athletes.

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Kerala HC: Rape Survivors Eligible for Medical Termination of Pregnancy(16.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a rape survivor is eligible for Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) as unwanted pregnancy is a threat to her life.

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Kerala HC Issues Norms for Journalists Accreditation for Reporting Court Proceedings(18.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has published norms for regular accreditation of journalists wanting to report High Court proceedings.

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Kerala HC: Divorced Women Entitled to Initiate Action under DV Act, 2005(23.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a divorced woman is entitled to initiate proceedings against her ex-husband or former in-laws under Protection of Wome.....

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Kerala HC Notices Ex-CM Achuthanandan over Plea Challenging his Appointment as KARC’s Chief(24.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has ordered issue of notice to Former Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on a PIL challenging his appointment as chairman of Kerala Ad.....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Maoist’s Kin Plea(09.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected a plea for a directive to conduct a re-examination of the bodies of two Maoists killed in an alleged encounter with the.....

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Kerala High Court Directs PCB to Initiate Action Against Beverage Cans(16.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has asked Kerala State Pollution Control Board (PCB) to take action to curtail sales and usage of soft drinks in beverage cans at Sa.....

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Kerala HC Urges For Codified Law With Respect to Divorce(19.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has said that equality before law has been denied to Muslim women in India in matter of triple talaq.

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Kerala HC Grants Permission for Burial of Maoist P Ajitha(19.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has granted permission for conducting burial services for alleged Maoist activist P Ajitha, who died in an 'encounter' with a police.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Respond to Plea on International Green Field Airport Project(20.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to respond to a plea by KGS Aranmula International Airport Ltd. challenging State Government decision .....

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Kerala HC: Rules Restraining Women Employment in Liquor Shops ‘Unconstitutional’(21.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has permitted employment of women in foreign liquor retail shops terming as "unsustainable" and "violative of the Constitution" the .....

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Kerala HC Slaps Fine of Rs. 1 Crore for Violating Green Norms on DLF Builders, Spares Building(22.12.2016)

Kerala High Court while asking DLF Builders to pay a fine of Rs.1 crore for constructing an apartment complex at Chilavannur in violation of Environme.....

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Kerala HC: Medicos Need Not Serve Compulsory Rural Service Twice(05.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that candidates who have undergone compulsory rural service specified in prospectus for MBBS and PG medical courses cannot .....

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Kerala HC Terms UGC’s NET Criteria ‘Unconstitutional’(06.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has declared unconstitutional the University Grants Commissions‘s (UGC) National Eligibility Test criterion that top 15 per cent of .....

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Kerala HC Orders Regularization of DLF Structure on Payment of Rs. 1 Crore(09.01.2017)

Kerala High Court, while observing that a portion of an apartment complex constructed by real estate company DLF by banks of Chilavanoor river is ille.....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Kerala University Decision to Implement UGC Regulation(10.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has upheld Kerala University's decision to implement regulations brought in by University Grants Commission (UGC) that aims to impro.....

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Kerala HC Orders Police Protection to Nehru Engineering College at Thrissur(11.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed police to provide adequate police protection to Nehru Engineering College of Engineering and Research Centre at Thrissu.....

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Kerala HC: Right to Consume Alcohol is a Not Fundamental Right(18.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a challenge against Government’s Liquor Policy, observing that laws prohibiting alcoholic drinks will not fall foul of.....

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Kerala High Court Orders Police Protection to Kerala Law Academy(20.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed Police to grant protection to Principal, teaching and non-teaching staff and students of Kerala Law Academy (KLA) and i.....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Plea Seeking to Remove Protesters’ Shed(01.02.2017)

Kerala High Court has declined to order for removal of sheds put up by protesters near campus of Kerala Law Academy at Thiruvananthapuram.

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Kerala HC: Educated Woman Having Sex Multiple Times on Promise of Marriage Isn't Rape(08.02.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that an educated woman engaging in sex multiple times with a person who has promised to marry her can only be treated as co.....

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Kerala HC Rejects Plea to Quash Sexual Abuse Case Against School Warden(10.02.2017)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash a criminal case registered against former warden of Sree Ramakrishna Gurukula Vidyamandir Higher Secondary Scho.....

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Kerala High Court: VACB May Take Over State Government(21.02.2017)

Kerala HC came down heavily on Vigilance & Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) over its stand on its probe into allegations regarding promotion of N. Sankar.....

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Kerala High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Ban on Digging Borewells(03.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has issued notice to State Government on a petition against government order banning digging of borewells by private parties till Ma.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Status Report in Kalabhavan Mani Death Case(07.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to file a report on progress of probe into death of actor Kalabhavan Mani.

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Kerala High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Ban on Fireworks at Kottaram Temple(07.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has sought opinion of State Government on a petition challenging decision of Ernakulam District Collector banning fireworks at Kotta.....

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Kerala High Court Gives Green Signal to Firework at Maradu Temple(08.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has granted permission to Committee of Maradu Kottaram Bhagavathy Temple to conduct fireworks display based on certain conditions.

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Kerala HC Orders Status Quo in IG Manoj Abraham DA Case(24.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has ordered to maintain status quo on complaint against IG Manoj Abraham, alleging amassment of wealth disproportionate to his known.....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Bank Merger(27.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a batch of Public Interest Petitions challenging decision of State Bank of India (SBI) to acquire State Bank of Travan.....

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Kerala High Court Restrains State Government From Releasing Prisoners(30.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government not to release any convict without serving their entire prison sentence until further orders.

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Kerala High Court: No Relief for the Channel and its Employees(05.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has rejected a plea for an interim directive to the police not to arrest the employees of a Malayalam news channel against whom a ca.....

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Kerala High Court Directs State Govt. to File Affidavit on Flyover Work(06.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to ask the official of Public Works Department (PWD) to file affidavit on the work schedule, inclu.....

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Kerala HC Refuses Judge’s Plea To Expunge Critical Remarks Made Against Him in a Criminal Trial(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has refused a Judge’s plea to expunge certain remarks made in a judgment in which some critical observations were made against him, .....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Online Lower Division Clerk Examination(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a plea to direct Kerala Public Service Commission to conduct Lower Division Clerk examination online instead of on OMR.....

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Kerala High Court Directs State to Separate 'Crime Investigation' & 'Maintenance of Law & Order'(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court, taking a note of ‘sad state of affairs’ prevailing in State in matter of crime investigation, has asked Government to take some con.....

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Kerala High Court Directs State to Separate 'Crime Investigation' & 'Maintenance of Law & Order'(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court, taking a note of ‘sad state of affairs’ prevailing in State in matter of crime investigation, has asked Government to take some con.....

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Kerala High Court: Universities Not Subservient to Government, Can Act Independently(24.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has recently held that Universities are not subservient to Government but are expected to act autonomously and independently under p.....

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Kerala High Court: Schools Duty Bound to Take Proper Care of Ward in Boarding House(24.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has observed that school authorities, while accepting a ward in their boarding house, are required to take all adequate and prudent .....

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Kerala High Court Orders Prompt Action Against Defaulters to Save Lakes, Biodiversity(01.05.2017)

Kerala High Court, while expressing great concern over deteriorating status of lakes and biodiversity, has directed authorities concerned to take ste.....

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Kerala High Court: BSF Jawan’s Widow Entitled to Appointment on Compassionate Grounds(02.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has held a BSF Jawan’s widow to be entitled to appointment on compassionate grounds, despite delay in making proper applications.

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Kerala HC: No Illegality in Insisting Employee to Withdraw Case Against Employer to Avail Benefits(04.05.2017)

Kerala High court has held that when an employer introduces a beneficial scheme, not because of any right or entitlement of employer, but entirely as .....

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Kerala HC: Pendency of Litigation Doesn't Affect 'Right of Alienation'(17.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that mere pendency of litigation does not ispo facto affect person’s right to alienate the property.

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Kerala High Court: Salary Accounts With Employer’s Official Bank Not Mandatory(19.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that all employees need not have salary accounts with official bank of employer and that official bank can transfer salarie.....

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Kerala High Court: Wife Paying Maintenance to Able Bodied Husband Would Promote “Idleness”(22.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has quashed a husband’s claim for maintenance, observing that maintenance under Section 24 of Hindu Marriage Act is to be paid to hu.....

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Kerala High Court Junks Plea Challenging 'Senior Advocate' Designation Refusal(24.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has rejected plea of an advocate challenging Full Court decision rejecting his application for designation as Senior Advocate.

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Kerala High Court Nullifies Marriage Solemnized Post Conversion, Orders Probe(26.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has cancelled marriage conducted by a qazi between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman and ordered a detailed probe into allegation of bi.....

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Kerala HC: AIIMS Dress Code Prohibiting Headgear, Scarf For MBBS Entrance Test Unconstitutional(29.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has allowed challenge to dress code prescribed by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for MBBS entrance examination.

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Kerala HC Notices Union Over Plea Challenging Ban on Sale of Cattle For Slaughter(30.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has asked Central Government to respond to petitions challenging ban on sale of cattle for slaughter.

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Kerala HC Annuls Marriage of Muslim Convert Over Father’s Habeas Corpus Petition(30.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has nullified marriage of woman converted to Islam with a Muslim man in a habeas corpus petition filed by her father.

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Kerala High Court: No Need to Interfere With New Rules on Cattle Slaughter Ban(01.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that there is no need for it to interfere with new rules proposing ban on cattle slaughter as it doesn't violate the Consti.....

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Kerala High Court Asks Excise Department to Consider Permission to Bars Along Denotified Highways(01.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has urged Excise Department to consider demand of bar hotels situated along Cherthala-Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur-Kuttipuram roads.....

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Kerala HC Sets Aside Decision To Increase District Judges’ Cadre Strength(05.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has set aside decision of its administrative committee to increase cadre strength of District and Sessions Judges in State.

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Kerala High Court: Private Colleges Cannot Withhold Student’s Certificates For Payment of Amount(07.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that private self financing Colleges cannot withhold certificates of students, for payment of amount.

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Kerala HC: Priests/Nuns Too Have Rights of Intestate/ Testamentary Succession of Property(09.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a person cannot be denied his/her property rights on the mere fact of being a priest or nun.

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Kerala High Court: Let People Know About Changes In Law, Give Due Publicity(23.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has observed that issuance of Gazette notification is of no avail and due publicity is required to be given in various newspapers of.....

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Kerala HC: Writ Petition Maintainable Against Private Un-aided School(26.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that conditions of service of teachers in private un-aided schools can be enforced by exercising writ jurisdiction under Ar.....

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Kerala HC: Pendency of Application for Permanent Permit Not A Ground to Get Temporary Permit(29.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has clarified that merely because an application for permanent permit is pending for consideration, temporary permit cannot be grant.....

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Kerala High Court:Arbitration Appeals are Bound by Rules of Limitation(04.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that even in absence of express provisions, arbitration appeals are bound by rules of limitation.

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Kerala HC Asks Excise Dept to Avoid Long Queue Formations in Front of Liquor Shops(10.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed State Excise Department to take proactive steps to avoid long queue formations in front of liquor shops all across the .....

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Kerala HC: Public Protests Cannot Hold Rule Of Law For Ransom And Negate Statutory Mandate(10.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that however justified an instance of protest is, it cannot hold the rule of law for ransom and negate the statutory mandat.....

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Supreme Court: High Court Has No Jurisdiction to Direct Trial Court to Pass Particular Order(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that High Court has no jurisdiction to issue directions to Trial Court to pass a particular order by either allowing the ap.....

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Kerala HC: No Service Tax For Used Car Dealers(24.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that dealers who facilitate the exchange of used-cars with new cars, or re-sale of used cars, are not liable to pay service.....

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Kerala HC: Violation of Injunction Order Should Be Agitated at Court of Lowest Hierarchy(10.08.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that in cases arising out of violation of injunction order, the appropriate forum would be the court of lowest hierarchy.

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Kerala High Court Declines To Stay Provisional Fee Fixation of Pvt Medical Seats(11.08.2017)

Kerala High Court has refrained from ordering interim stay of provisional fee fixation of private medical seats in Kerala.

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Kerala HC: Senior Designation Can’t be Claimed as a Matter of Right(18.08.2017)

Kerala High Court has observed that an advocate can neither consider it to be his right to be declared as a senior advocate nor can he claim as a matt.....

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Kerala High Court: Don’t Misconstrue Court Order On Highway Liquor Ban(18.08.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that with regard to prohibition of liquor outlets near national highways, relevant distance is to be measured from outer ed.....

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Kerala High Court Clears Pinarayi of Graft Charges(24.08.2017)

Kerala High Court has upheld the discharge of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in SNC Lavalin graft case, saying that CBI had “wrongly picked” h.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Police Report on ‘torture’ at Yoga Centre(27.09.2017)

Kerala High Court has asked police to furnish a probe report on the alleged torture of a woman at a yoga centre near Kochi, which has been engaged in .....

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Kerala High Court Grants Malayalam Actor Dileep Bail in Actress Abduction Case(03.10.2017)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to Malayalam actor Dileep, accused of masterminding the abduction of an actress.

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Kerala HC: ‘Nokku Kooli’ Illegal, Payment For Head-load Workers Union Shall Be Made Through Bank only(17.10.2017)

Kerala High Court while holding ‘Nokku Kooli’ illegal has ruled that payments to headload workers union should only be made through bank accounts, and.....

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Kerala HC: Retired Employee Not Bound To Pay Back Amount Withdrawn From Welfare Fund For Re-Enrolling(26.10.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that Bar Council cannot insist that a retired employee should pay back the amount which he had withdrawn from the welfare f.....

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Kerala HC: Educational Institutions Can’t Be Permitted to Turn into Political Battlefield(02.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that educational institutions cannot be hijacked and be permitted to turn into a political battlefield.

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Kerala HC Orders Police Protection for Interfaith Couple Wanting to Get Married(07.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ordered police protection for a Muslim man and Hindu woman who wanted to get married.

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Kerala High Court: Muslim Father Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Daughter to Alienate Property(22.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that Muslim father can act as the legal guardian of his minor daughter so as to alienate immovable property.

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Kerala High Court Overrules I&B, Says Screen S Durga at IFFI(22.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ordered the screening of Malayalam film 'S Durga' at the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IF.....

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Kerala High Court Overrules I&B, Says Screen S Durga at IFFI(22.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ordered the screening of Malayalam film 'S Durga' at the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IF.....

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Kerala HC: Mere Disturbance of Law & Order is 'No' Ground To Curtail Freedom Granted To Film Maker(29.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has observed that mere disturbance of law and order was not a ground to curtail freedom guaranteed to film maker under Article 19(1).....

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Kerala HC: Mere Disturbance of Law & Order is 'No' Ground To Curtail Freedom Granted To Film Maker(29.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has observed that mere disturbance of law and order was not a ground to curtail freedom guaranteed to film maker under Article 19(1).....

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Kerala High Court: 'Criminal Accusation' No Grounds of Disqualification For Official Receivers(04.12.2017)

Kerala High Court, while dealing with a challenge made to the appointment of Part Time Official Receivers under the Insolvency Act, 1955, has held tha.....

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Publications In Media Seeking Organ Donations Impermissible, Rules Kerala HC(08.12.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that publications in media seeking organ donations cannot be permitted as per law, even if no explicit offer of considerati.....

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Plaintiff Entitled To Specific Performance of Contract If He Sticks to Terms of Contract: Kerala HC(14.12.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that a plaintiff is entitled to specific performance of contract only if he sticks to the original terms of the contract.

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Kerala HC Upholds Suspension of School Students Accused of Public Display of Affection(18.12.2017)

Kerala High Court has upheld a Thiruvananthapuram school’s decision to suspend two Class XII students — a boy and a girl — on charges of public displa.....

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Kerala HC: A Mother Can’t Be Compelled To Choose Between Her Motherhood & Employment(22.12.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that no service regulations can stand in the way of a woman for claiming protection of her fundamental right of dignity as .....

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Magistrate Has No Power To Direct Accused To Give Voice Samples For Investigation: Kerala HC(10.01.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that there is no express or implied power conferred by the statute to the magistrate to direct the accused to give voice sa.....

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Hindu Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses From Father: Kerala High Court(11.01.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that an unmarried Hindu daughter has the legal right to claim from her father reasonable expenses for marriage.

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Kerala High Court Comes Down Heavily on Political Parties Over 'Hartals'(18.01.2018)

Kerala High Court has made scathing observations against political parties for instigating hartals, while upholding the payment of compensation of Rs......

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Covenant Entered by Rulers Prior to Commencement of Constitution Has No Force of Law: Kerala HC(30.01.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that a covenant entered by rulers prior to commencement of the Constitution does not have the force of law.

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Kerala HC:Interest for Default in Payment of Advance Tax to be Levied till Revisional Order is Passed(31.01.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that if refund of advance tax is made but re-assessment leads to determination of escapement of income, such a situation ju.....

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Kerala HC Says 'No' to Advocate's Plea Against Exclusion From Bar Council Electoral Roll(01.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed plea of a senior advocate challenging his exclusion from the final electoral roll of Bar Council of Kerala.

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Kerala HC Vacates Media Gag Order on Reporting Arab National's Presser(07.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has stayed Karunagappally sub court's order banning media from reporting or discussing the Dubai financial cheating case involving s.....

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Kerala High Court: Bakery Shortening Cannot be Termed as 'Vanaspati'(12.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has ordered that bakery shortening cannot be termed as vanaspati and therefore, the residuary tax rate is applicable to the same.

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Kerala High Court Annuls Appointment of Mahatma Gandhi University's Vice Chancellor(20.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has cancelled the appointment of Dr Babu Sebastian as Mahatma Gandhi University's Vice Chancellor on grounds of inadequate qualifica.....

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Government is Bound to Pay Compensation to Farmers: Kerala High Court(21.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that state government is bound to compensate farmers who come under the attack of wild animals which stray into their farms.....

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Finish Vallakadavu Bridge on Time: Kerala High Court(05.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has issued notice to the government on a petition seeking time-bound renovation of the Vallakadavu bridge that has heritage value.

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Cardinal is Not King, Says Kerala High Court(07.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has ordered a probe against a Cardinal in connection with the controversial land deal in Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese.

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Daughters Entitled to Inherit Self-Acquired Property as per Makkathayam Law: Kerala High Court(08.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has ruled that daughters have the right to succeed to the estate (self-acquired property), in exclusion of the brothers in Makkathay.....

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Kerala High Court Makes New Rules for Designation of Senior Advocates(08.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has made new rules for the designation of senior advocates titled, ‘High Court of Kerala (Designation of Senior Advocates) Rules 201.....

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Kerala High Court Allows Power of Attorney of Husband To Sign in Marriage Register(12.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the Registrar of Marriage to allow power of attorney holder of the husband to sign in the marriage register, after veri.....

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Contract Employees in Govt Establishments Entitled to Maternity Leave: Kerala High Court(21.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that contract employees in government-funded establishments are entitled to maternity leave in the same manner as governmen.....

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Kerala HC Permits Release of Goods by Furnishing Simple Bond, Directs Expedite Adjudication(23.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has permitted the assessee to release goods detained by the State GST department by furnishing a simple bond. The Court also directe.....

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Ice Cream Can’t be Treated as ‘Cooked food’, Taxable at a Higher Rate: Kerala High Court(27.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that Ice-Cream cannot be treated as cooked food and therefore, a higher rate of tax is applicable to it.

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Kerala HC Moots for Unified Legislation for Medical Practitioners in State(04.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the state government has been alarmingly lethargic in taking steps for a unified legislation for medical practitio.....

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Kerala High Court to State: Publish Notification on Minimum Wages for Nurses(05.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has allowed the State government to publish the notification on the minimum wages for nurses working in private hospitals in the Sta.....

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Kerala High Court: Make Process of Nomination, Election of Devaswom Board Members Open(05.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has highlighted the necessity to make the process of nomination and election of members to the Devaswom Board open and transparent.

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Kerala High Court: Family Court Can’t Delegate Recording Of Evidence(06.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that evidence in matrimonial cases has to be recorded by the court itself, and that the Advocate Commissioner can be appoin.....

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Kerala HC Says 'No' to Plea Seeking Scientific Guidelines For Deciding Child-Custody Petitions(09.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has rejected a plea of ‘estranged’ husbands to lay down scientific guidelines to family courts for an objective assessment of the we.....

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Wrong Question Paper for CBSE Board Exam: Kerala High Court Allows Retest(10.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has allowed CBSE to give a retest to a Class X student who was given an old question paper to answer at the Mathematics board exam h.....

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Kerala HC Upholds Amendment That Prescribed Payment of Minimum Wages Through Bank(11.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has upheld the amendment brought in by the state government stipulating payment of minimum wages through bank accounts to employees .....

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Kerala High Court: Deploy Sufficient Women Staff in Guruvayur Temple(12.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the Guruvayur Devaswom Board to deploy sufficient number of permanent women staff for crowd management duty within the .....

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Kerala HC Confirms Death Penalty To A Man Accused of Rape and Murder Of 9-Yr-Old Girl(16.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has upheld the death sentence of a man accused of rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl, who was his daughter’s friend.

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State GST Authorities Can’t Look Into Violations of Lottery Regulations: Kerala HC(23.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has struck down Rule 56(20A)(iii)(d) of the Kerala State GST Rules, 2017 as being ultra vires for lack of legislative competence.

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Govt Can’t Reduce Payscale of Employee Upon Re-classification of Co-operative Society: Kerala HC(27.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that the government cannot reduce the pay scale of an employee upon re-classification of co-operative society resulting in .....

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Kerala High Court: Cannot Implicate a Man As Terrorist Merely Because He Has Seen Certain Videos(14.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that a person cannot be implicated as a terrorist merely because he has seen certain videos and speeches.

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Kerala HC: Right to Privacy Protects Individual Not Only from State, But Also from Citizens(17.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that fundamental right to privacy, which takes within its fold the right to protect ones reputation as well, would merit cl.....

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Talking on Mobile While Driving Not Illegal: Kerala High Court(18.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that it is not illegal to talk on the phone while driving, unless it is established that the driver's actions endangered pu.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Against Collegium Recommendations to Elevate Five Lawyers As HC Judges(23.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by two advocates challenging the High Court’s recommendation to Supreme Court Collegium to eleva.....

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Goods Detained Under GST Laws Cannot be Released Unless Adequate Security is Furnished: Kerala HC(29.05.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that the goods detained by the authorities under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Laws cannot be released without furnishin.....

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Partners in Live-In Relationship Cannot Be Separated Through Writ of Habeas Corpus: Kerala HC(04.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has allowed an 18-year-old boy and a 19-year-old girl to live together, dismissing a writ of habeas corpus filed by the girl’s fathe.....

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Kerala High Court Asks Over 400 KSRTC Employees to Rejoin Duty in 45 Days(05.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed over 400 workers of the State Road Transport Corporation, who have availed a long leave and taken up jobs abroad, to re.....

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Child in Conflict with Law Can Apply for Anticipatory Bail U/S 438 CrPC: Kerala High Court(11.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that a child in conflict with law can very well apply for anticipatory bail as there is nothing in the Juvenile Justice (JJ.....

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Kerala HC Turns Down Plea Challenging Vires of S. 33(b) Of Indian Succession Act(12.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has turned down a widow’s plea challenging the constitutionality of Section 33(b) of the Indian Succession Act which provides 50 per.....

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Kerala HC Upholds Right of an Individual to Live as a Transgender(14.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that transgender has the right to wander about or associate with likeminded people and cannot be compelled to be at his par.....

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DNA Test Can’t Be Used As Shortcut to Establish Infidelity: Kerala High Court(19.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that DNA test cannot be used as a shortcut to establish infidelity that might have occurred decades ago.

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Kerala HC Orders Inquiry by Registrar Over Disappearance of Malabar Cements Case Files(19.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has ordered an inquiry to be conducted by the Registrar (Vigilance) of the court in a case involving a prominent scam in Kerala, whe.....

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CJM Can’t Grant Time for Payment of Debt Due to Secured Creditor: Kerala High Court(21.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that Chief Judicial Magistrate exercising power under Section 14 of SARFAESI Act, 2002 has no jurisdiction to grant time f.....

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Kerala HC Refuses to Declare ‘Breastfeeding Woman on Magazine’s Cover’ as Obscene(21.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has refused to categorize a magazine cover with a woman breastfeeding her baby as obscene, noting that “shocking one’s morals” is an.....

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Levy of Surcharge on Retailers on Basis of Stock Imported Into State Is Discriminatory: Kerala HC(22.06.2018)

High Court of Kerala has struck down Section 3(1A) of the Kerala Surcharge on Taxes Act, 1957 (“Act”) for being discriminatory and violative of Articl.....

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Surcharge Can’t be Levied on Retailers on Basis of Stock Imported into State: Kerala HC(27.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that levy of Surcharge on Retailers on the basis of stock imported into the State under Section 3(1A) of Kerala Surcharge o.....

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No Bar In Withdrawing Resignation Before Its ‘Effective’ Acceptance: Kerala High Court(27.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that a government employee can withdraw the resignation tendered by him before its ‘effective’ acceptance by appropriate au.....

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Kerala High Court: Suits Instituted As Against Private Persons Can't be Dismissed u/s 80 CPC(28.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that suit instituted as against private persons cannot be dismissed under Section 80 of CPC even if the cause of action aga.....

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Kerala High Court Orders Inquiry Into Deemed Licenses Obtained For Quarrying(28.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has ordered Secretary of Local Self Government Department to inquire into cases where quarry and crusher operators obtained ‘deemed .....

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Social Media Can’t Be Exploited to do Online Baiting: Kerala High Court(29.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the platform of social media cannot be exploited to do online baiting.

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Any Citizen Can Approach Subordinate Court Concerned Seeking ‘Contempt’ Reference: Kerala HC(02.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that any citizen is entitled as of right to approach the subordinate court concerned seeking ‘contempt’ reference to th.....

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No Deduction for Acquiring Distribution Rights of Films If It is Not Commercially Exploited: KHC(04.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held no deduction under Rule 9B of Income Tax Rules, 1962 is allowed in absence of commercial exploitation of feature films.

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Kerala High Court: Corporate Funding of Political Parties Will Not Have Any Bearing on Voter’s Choice(04.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that it cannot be said that contribution of the corporate to the coffers of political parties will have any bearing on .....

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Simply Filing False Complaint Not Punishable Under SC/ST Act: Kerala High Court(09.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that simply filing a false complaint against a member of Scheduled Caste, before any authority, is not punishable under Sch.....

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Dept Cannot Insist for Cash / DD to Release Goods When Penalty Paid Through GST Portal: Kerala HC(12.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that the department cannot insist assessee to make payment in cash or demand draft to release goods under Kerala Goods and .....

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Kerala HC Directs Government to Frame Rules Under Shariat Act(13.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to frame rules under Section 4 of Muslim Personal Law(Shariat) Application Act 1937.

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Kerala High Court: Taking Video of An Act Done Publicly Will Not Violate Privacy(16.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that when an act is done openly in presence of other persons, it is doubtful whether the publication of that may constitute.....

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Consent Not A Defence For Offences Under POCSO Act: Kerala High Court(17.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that consent given by a minor girl for the sexual act is of no legal validity.

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Smell of Alcohol Not Enough to Prosecute Person for Consuming Alcohol in Public: Kerala HC(18.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that a person cannot be prosecuted for consuming liquor in public on the basis of mere smell of alcohol.

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Commitment to Frame Rules to Regulate Campus Politics Not Adhered by Govt : Kerala HC(20.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the Kerala Government had failed to adhere to the commitments made by it before the Court that it would frame rule.....

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Kerala High Court Imposes Complete Plastic Ban at Sabarimala(24.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has imposed a complete ban on plastic in Sabarimala, in order to ensure an eco-friendly pilgrimage to the famous hill shrine of Lord.....

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Kerala High Court: Women’s Commission Has No Power to Order Maintenance(24.07.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that no power is granted to Women’s Commission to issue directions with regard to payment of maintenance.

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Kerala High Court Upholds Coo-perative Law Amendment(26.07.2018)

Kerala High Court while observing that primary societies have no fundamental right to be members of central society, the Kerala High Court upheld the .....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Plea Against Sacramental Confession Before Church(07.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare the practice of ‘Sacramental Confession’ to be unconstitutional.

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Kerala High Court Stresses Need for Mechanism to Regulate Fees in Private Schools(09.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that State has legislative power under the Constitution to make laws in relation to education and that such power includes .....

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No Prosecution of Traffic Violation Cases at the Instance of Private Party: Kerala High Court(14.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has ruled that offences of traffic violation cannot be prosecuted at the instance of any private party.

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Prisoners Can Approach LSA for Non-registration of Parole Application: Punjab & Haryana HC(14.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has said that in case the parole application is not taken by Jail Superintendent for any reason, the matter may be brought to notic.....

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No Bias in Selection of Women’s Badminton Team for Asian Games : Kerala High Court(16.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a challenge made to the selection of women’s badminton team for the Asian Games to be held at Jakarta, Indonesia from .....

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Kerala High Court: Ridiculing Husband Before His Close Friends, Relatives, Colleagues is Cruelty(16.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that ridiculing husband before his close friends, relatives and colleagues and challenging his dignity amounts to cruel.....

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Kerala High Court: Technical Problems in Uploading E-Way Bill No Ground to Set Aside Penalty(16.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that technical glitches in uploading Part B of E-Way Bill cannot be a ground for setting aside penalty and detention under .....

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Kerala High Court Makes Suggestions to State Govt for Flood Relief & Rehabilitation Measures(21.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has put forth certain suggestions to the State Government for consideration while carrying out relief and rehabilitation operations .....

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IRDA Issues Guidelines for Speedy Settlement o Insurance Claims of Kerala Flood Victims(21.08.2018)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India(IRDAI) has issued guidelines for speedy settlement of insurance claims of victims of recent fl.....

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Can’t Detain Foreign Ship Berthed in Port Which is Within Jurisdiction of Another HC: Kerala HC(22.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that proceedings for detaining a ship for enforcement of a maritime claim would not be maintainable before the high court w.....

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Kerala High Court Refuses Relief for ‘Glitches’ in E-Way Bill(23.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has refused to provide relief to a trader whose goods were detained by tax authorities due to incomplete e-Way bill.

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Kerala High Court Seeks Clarification on Plan to Set Up Separate Fund for Flood Relief(30.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has sought a clarification from the state government on its proposal to set up a separate fund for carrying out flood-relief operati.....

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ITC Cannot be Granted If Registration of Selling Dealer was Cancelled: Kerala High Court(31.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that the Input Tax Credit cannot be granted to a dealer when the registration of the selling dealer was cancelled by the de.....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Order on Foreign Aid(31.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a directive to the central government to allow foreign aid for carrying out relief and rehabilitation of.....

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Kerala High Court Suggests Uniform Formula for Flood Compensation(06.09.2018)

Kerala High Court has suggested State Government to evolve a uniform formula for compensating flood victims.

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Kerala High Court Allows Payment of Kerala VAT Arrears in Ten Instalments(18.09.2018)

Kerala High Court has allowed an assessee under the Kerala Value Added Tax ( KVAT ) to remit the tax arrears in ten equal instalments.

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Kerala HC Directs Local Self Government Institutions to Remove Illegal Hoardings/Flex Boards(21.09.2018)

Kerala HC has directed Local Self Government Institutions to take steps in removing illegal hoardings and flex boards all across the state and also fo.....

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Not Liberal View; The Only View which has to be Taken is the Legal View, SC Tells Kerala HC(01.10.2018)

Supreme Court, setting aside a Kerala High Court order which took a ‘liberal view’ in public interest, has observed that only view which has to be tak.....

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Kerala HC Directs Indian Railways to Accept Lawyers’ ID Card as Valid Proof for Train Journey(01.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the Indian Railways to treat identity cards issued to lawyers by respective Bar councils as a valid identity proof to u.....

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Kerala High Court Grants Conditional Bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal in Kerala Nun Rape Case(16.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal and also directed the Bishop to surrender his passport and not to enter Kerala state exce.....

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Application to Set Aside Ex Parte Divorce Decree Not Infructuous Because Spouse Remarried: Kerala HC(26.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that remarriage of the spouse who obtained an ex parte decree of divorce, after the filing of the application for setting a.....

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Concealing Earlier Marriage and Entering into Contract of Marriage Amounts to Fraud: Kerala HC(20.11.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that concealment of a vital fact about earlier marriage while entering into a contract of marriage by itself amounts to.....

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Sabarimala is Not a Place for Protests: Kerala HC Forms Panel to Enforce its Order(28.11.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed police to confine themselves to law and order issues in Sabarimala and also appointed a three-member panel, comprising .....

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Passport Not to Be Refused on Ground That it’s Detrimental to India’s Economic Security: Kerala HC(03.12.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that term ‘security’ in Section 6(1) of Passport Act does not encompass ‘economic security’ and passport cannot be refu.....

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Kerala HC: Cannot Direct School to Allow Muslim Girls To Wear Headscarf & Full Sleeved Shirt(12.12.2018)

Kerala High Court while observing that individual interest must yield to the larger interest has refused to interfere with school’s decision of not al.....

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Kerala Church Dispute: Police Bound to Enforce Court Orders, Says Kerala HC(20.12.2018)

Kerala High Court, while considering a petition related to church case involving Jacobite and Malankara Orthodox factions, has observed that no discre.....

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Kerala High Court rejects Actor Dileep’s Plea for CBI Probe in Actress Attack Case(20.12.2018)

Kerala High Court has rejected a plea by Malayalam actor Dileep, one of the accused in a case related to the sexual assault of a woman actor, for an i.....

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Inform Whether Any State Fund is Utilised for Women’s Wall: Kerala HC to State(20.12.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the state to inform whether any government fund is being utilised for the promotion and formation of the Women’s Wall o.....

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Maternity Benefits to Contractual Employees can't be Denied: Kerala HC(03.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that maternity benefits cannot be denied to women employees just because they are contractual employees.

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Kerala HC Dismisses PIL Questioning Rights of Pandalam Royal Family Over Sabarimala(03.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has dismissed PIL seeking a direction to Travancore Devaswom Board to take over Thiruvabharanam belonging to Lord Ayyappa from the R.....

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Worshipper can't Maintain Suit for Recovery of Possession of Temple Property: Kerala HC(07.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has allowed a second appeal on principle that a worshipper cannot maintain a suit for recover of possession of property dedicated to.....

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Sabrimala Case: Kerala HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Actor Kollam Thulasi(14.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected anticipatory bail plea of film actor Kollam Thulasi who made grossly derogatory and violence inciting speech against wo.....

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Kerala HC Stays Criminal Defamation Proceedings Against Arnab Goswami Filed by Shashi Tharoor(17.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed proceedings in criminal defamation case filed by Shashi Tharoor against Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV.

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Kerala HC Disqualifies Kerala MLA for Election Malpractice(18.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has set aside 2016 election of Karat Razack from Koduvally assembly constituency in Kozhikode for election malpractice.

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Kerala HC Disqualifies Kerala MLA for Election Malpractice(18.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has set aside 2016 election of Karat Razack from Koduvally assembly constituency in Kozhikode for election malpractice.

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No Sales Tax to be Levied on Medicines and Surgical Tools Used in Medical Procedures: Kerala HC(21.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has ruled that medicines, implants and other materials used during procedures at hospitals do not constitute sale of goods, and henc.....

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Kerala High Court Stays GST on Tax Collected at Source on Cars(21.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed imposition of goods and services tax (GST) on tax collected at source (TCS).

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Kerala HC Stays GST Levy on TCS Amount Collected by Vehicle Dealers(22.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed the levy of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the amount collected by them as Tax Collected at Source (TCS) from vehicle pu.....

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Can't Reject Incomplete Applications Attributable to Technical Glitches in PSC Website: Kerala HC(22.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has refused to allow disqualification of teaching candidates on the ground that they had not submitted their NET qualification certi.....

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Private Hospitals are Covered Under Payment of Gratuity Act : Kerala HC(23.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that private hospitals are covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

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Can't Claim Exorbitant Amounts from Parents Towards 'Marriage Expenses': Kerala HC(29.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that only the minimum amount required for conducting a simple marriage function can be claimed by a daughter as 'marria.....

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LMV Licence Holders can Drive Transport Vehicle: Kerala High Court(29.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that a person having a licence to drive light motor vehicles (LMV) should be granted authorisation to drive a transport veh.....

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CD Admissible in Evidence in Family Court Even Without Certification : Kerala HC(30.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that a compact disc (CD) is admissible in evidence in proceedings in Family Court even without certification under Section .....

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PSC Advisees Entitled to be Appointed As Reserved Conductors in KSRTC: Kerala HC(05.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that the PSC advisees are entitled to be appointed to the post of 'Reserved Conductors' in the Kerala State Road Transport .....

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GST Amendment Doesn't Take Away States' Power to Proceed Against VAT Liability: Kerala HC(07.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has repelled challenge to constitutional validity of Section 174 of Kerala Goods and Services Tax 2017 (KGST Act), which reserved t.....

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Permanent Lok Adalat Shall be Treated as Second Appellate Authority: Kerala HC(18.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has directed that Permanent Lok Adalat in state shall be treated as final level appellate authority in Grievance Redressal Mechanism.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Initiates Suo Motu Proceedings Regarding Youth Congress Hartal(18.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has initiated suo motu proceedings against the state wide hartal announced by Youth congress today.

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CIVIL - No one is Allowed to Stop Vehicles or Force Anyone to Close Down Shops During Hartal: Kerala HC(20.02.2019)

Kerala High court has made it clear that nobody has a right to prevent other citizens from exercising their fundamental rights to carry on business or.....

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CIVIL - No one is Allowed to Stop Vehicles or Force Anyone to Close Down Shops During Hartal: Kerala HC(20.02.2019)

Kerala High court has reiterated that nobody has a right to prevent other citizens from exercising their fundamental rights to carry on business or tr.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Issues Guidelines for Appointment of Guardian to Patients Lying in State of Coma(21.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no specific provision is available in any Statutes to deal with procedure for such appointment of Guardian to a vi.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Issues Guidelines for Appointment of Guardian to Patients Lying in State of Coma(21.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no specific provision is available in any statute to deal with procedure for appointment of Guardian to a victim l.....

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EDUCATION - Educational Officers Have No Disciplinary Control over Teachers in CBSE Schools: Kerala HC(21.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that the educational officers under the Kerala Education Act and Rules made thereunder have no disciplinary control over te.....

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CRIMINAL - Playing Rummy for Stakes Amounts to Offence of Gambling: Kerala HC(27.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that rummy is a game of skill and playing it for innocent pastime is not an offence but playing rummy for stakes is an offe.....

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SERVICE - Kerala HC Stays Order Sanctioning Eligible Leave with Salary for Government Employees(27.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed a Government order which accorded to grant eligible leave/casual leave to the Government employees and teachers who had n.....

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CIVIL - Disciplinary Action Against CBSE School Teacher can't be Challenged in Writ Petition: Kerala HC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed its February 13 order in relation to eviction of persons who have not been successful in establishing their claims as forest-.....

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CIVIL - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

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CUSTOMS - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

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CUSTOMS - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

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FAMILY - Adopt Liberal Approach while Dealing with Divorce Pleas Based on Mutual Consent: Kerala HC(05.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that a liberal approach needs to be adopted while dealing with divorce applications based on mutual consent.

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Issues Ultimatum to Local Self Government Institutions Regarding Illegal Flex Boards(06.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has issued a final ultimatum to all local self-government institutions in state and issued directions to take urgent action to remov.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Directs District Collectors to be Present in Proceedings Regarding Formation of Kerala Bank(06.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has directed seven District Collectors to be present in person during meeting to be held at district banks concerning finalising the.....

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ELECTION - Kerala HC Bans Use of Flex and Non Biodegradable Materials for Election Campaigning(12.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has banned use of flex and other non-biodegradable materials for campaigning throughout state ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

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CIVIL - Failure to Pay Mobile Bills Not a Crime but a Civil Disputer between Operator & Customer: Kerala HC(13.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has quashed a criminal 'cheating' case against a man accused of not paying Mobile bills and observed that transaction involved as be.....

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CIVIL - Parishioners can't be Deprived of Their Right to Burial in Church Cemetery: Kerala HC(15.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that irrespective of his/her allegiance, a parishioner cannot be deprived of his/her right to burial in the church of which.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Strikes Down Discriminatory Girls' Hostel Rules(18.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has struck down a stipulation in Hostel Rules which barred girl boarders from going for the first and second show movies and observe.....

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FAMILY - Second Divorce Petition on Same Grounds Maintainable If Based on New Facts: Kerala HC(18.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has held in a case that a spouse who suffered dismissal of original petition for dissolution of marriage on ground of cruelty, deser.....

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CIVIL - Lack of Parental Care One of the Reasons for Child's Addiction to Online Video Games: Kerala HC(22.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that lack of parental care is perhaps one of the reasons for child getting addicted to online games, while dealing with.....

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FAMILY - Kerala HC: Divorce Petition Can Be Filed Through Power Of Attorney(25.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a petition seeking divorce under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act can be filed through a power of attorney.

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TENANCY - Kerala High Court: Tenant Cannot Question Choice of Landlord to Live in a 'Hut Like Structure'(25.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that a tenant cannot question the choice of a landlord to live in a 'hut like structure' and if the desire of the landl.....

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- Sabarimala Case: SC Dismisses Govt's Plea To Transfer Petitions Pending Before HC To Supreme Court(25.03.2019)

SC while dismissing the application seeking transfer of petitions over the Sabarimala Temple entry controversy pending in the Kerala High Court to its.....

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CIVIL - Sabarimala Case: SC Dismisses Govt's Plea To Transfer Petitions Pending Before HC To Supreme Court(25.03.2019)

SC while dismissing the application seeking transfer of petitions over the Sabarimala Temple entry controversy pending in the Kerala High Court to its.....

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ELECTION - Kerala HC: Nothing Wrong in Sitting MLAs Contesting Elections(28.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed the Indian Constitution permits sitting MLAs to contest Lok Sabha elections and the law only prohibits holding two post.....

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Employee's Pension Should be Proportional to Salary: SC Upholds Kerala HC Judgment(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed Special Leave Petition filed by Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) against Kerala High Court Judgment setting as.....

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Sister Abhaya Murder Case: Kerala HC Dismisses Discharge Pleas of Accused(10.04.2019)

Kerala High Court has dismissed revision petitions filed by two accused, a priest and nun, seeking their discharge in more than two decade old Sister .....

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Mere Statement Against Govt. or Military Not Sedition: Kerala HC(19.04.2019)

Kerala High Court has acquitted 5 persons who were convicted by a Special Court of National Investigation Agency in 2016 for allegedly organizing a me.....

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Kerala High Court Refuses to Lift Festival Ban on Celebrity Elephant Who Killed 13 Amid Protests(10.05.2019)

Kerala High Court has refused to intervene in the matter related to allowing a partially blind celebrity elephant to take part in the State's largest .....

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Kerala High Court Declines Plea to Stay KSEB’s Work at Santhivanam(15.05.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected the plea to stay the work being undertaken by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) for drawing a 110-kV power line.....

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Kerala High Court: Rape Case can be Quashed When Accused Married the Victim(27.05.2019)

Kerala High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against a rape accused who married the victim. The man was accused of offences punishable under Sec.....

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Kerala High Court Stays Proceedings Against Arnab Goswami in Criminal Defamation Case(28.05.2019)

Kerala High Court while granting relief to Arnab Goswami, Chief Editor of Republic TV has stayed the proceedings against him in a criminal defamation .....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Plea by Income Tax Officer Charged for Leaking Informant's Identity(30.05.2019)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash the disciplinary proceedings initiated against an Income Tax officer for allegedly leaking the identity of an i.....

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Kerala High Court: Delay No Sole Ground to Quash Disciplinary Proceedings(31.05.2019)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash the disciplinary proceedings initiated against an Income Tax officer for allegedly leaking the identity of an i.....

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Kerala High Court Shows Displeasure Over Delayed Finalization of Coastal Zone Management Plans(05.06.2019)

Kerala High Court while showing displeasure over the delayed preparation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Kerala under the earlier Coast.....

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Kerala High Court Requests Family Court to Reconsider Wife’s Plea on Maintenance(06.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that a single act of unchastity or a few lapses of virtue will not disentitle a wife from claiming maintenance from her.....

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Kerala High Court: Immovable Property Can Constitute Essence of Offence of Criminal Breach Of Trust(07.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed “In order to establish "entrustment or dominion" over property to an accused person the mere existence of that person's.....

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Kerala High Court: Mere Possession of Sexually Explicit Photos Not an Offence(10.06.2019)

Kerala High Court while holding that mere possession of sexually explicit photos in private custody without circulation or publication will not amount.....

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Kerala High Court: Complaint Under Section 138 NI Act Not Maintainable Against Trustees(10.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has noted that 'Trust' is neither a 'juristic person' nor an 'association of individuals' as per Section 141 Negotiable Instruments .....

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Kerala High Court: Student’s Right to Choose College of His/Her Choice is a Fundamental Right(11.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that "When a student feels that he can secure better education in another college and there is no legal bar in exercise.....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Criminal Cases Against Officials Accused of Abetting a Student to Suicide(11.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected criminal cases against two bank officials accused of abetting suicide of a student. After the bank dismissed her applic.....

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Kerala High Court Starts Suo Moto Proceedings Over Snapped Power Line Claiming Two Lives(13.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has taken suo moto notice of the tragic death of two persons due to electrocution from a broken power line and registered a writ pet.....

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Kerala High Court to State Government: Consider Waiving Off Loan Taken for Treating Endosulfan Victim(17.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has requested the State Government to consider writing off a loan availed to treat an endosulfan victim. The victim’s father had ava.....

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Kerala High Court: Removal of Name from Voters’ List Without Hearing Unlawful(18.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that it is illegal to remove a voter from the voters list without giving him an opportunity of hearing. Further any ina.....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Income Tax Officers Request to Nullify Misconduct Proceedings(18.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected a petition by the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) wherein the officer pleaded to vacate the order of the Ernakulam.....

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Kerala High Court: CAT Chairman, Members Do Not Occupy High Position of High Court Judge(19.06.2019)

Kerala High Court noted that the post of Members of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) is only statutory and not constitutional and that they .....

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Kerala High Court Stays Merger of Education Under Single Directorate in Kerala(19.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed the implementation of Dr MA Khader Committee report which suggested the merger of the High School Directorate, Higher Sec.....

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Assault Bid: Kerala High Court Directs Police to Conduct Probe(20.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has directed the Kottayam District Police Chief to conduct an investigation into the alleged attempt to assault the Kottayam municip.....

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Kerala High Court: No Deduction in Respect of Delayed Payment of Employee Provident Fund(25.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected the deduction claim made by Harrisons Malayalam wherein it was held that the deduction under Section 36(1)(va) of Incom.....

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Kerala High Court: Cognizance to be Taken at Time of Rendering Judgment/ Final Order(25.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that legitimate stage when the Court could take cognizance of offence of perjury invoking Section 344 of Code of Crimin.....

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