Consider Writing Off Loan Taken For Treating Endosulfan Victim : Kerala High Court Tells Govt

The High court of Kerala has urged the Government of Kerala to consider writing off a loan availed to treat an endosulfan victim.The father of the victim had availed a personal loan to treat his son,who was an endosulphan victim.The treatment however did not bore fruitful results and the victim passed away in the meanwhile. […]

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Sec.138 NI Act – Complaint Not Maintainable Against Trustees For Dishonour Of Cheque : Kerala High Court

New Delhi : The High Court of Kerala has held that no prosecution is possible against a trust and its trustees for dishonour of cheque invoking section 141 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (“NI Act”). Section 141 deals with the liability of companies in case of dishonour of cheques. The judgment was rendered by […]

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Citizens Can Criticize Judgments, But Can’t Obstruct Its Enforcement: Kerala HC .

“Trends of this nature cause great concern to all those who have the welfare of the country in mind.” The Kerala High Court has observed that though the citizens are entitled to criticize judgments, they should not take law into their own hands to obstruct the court orders and directions. While granting bail to a […]

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Parishioners Cannot Be Deprived Of Their Right To Burial In Church Cemetery: Kerala High Court

“The right to a burial in the cemetery must be seen as flowing from his status as a Parishioner of the Church” Reiterating that the Church and the cemetery cannot be confiscated by anybody, the Kerala High Court has held that, irrespective of his allegiance, a parishioner cannot be deprived of his/her right to burial […]

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Kerala HC dismisses Bishop Mulakkal’s bail plea

Kochi:The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun. Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan dismissed the bail plea while accepting the prosecution argument that the accused, holding a high position in society will try to influence witnesses in the case, […]

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HC directed 400 workers to rejoin

Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed over 400 workers of the State Road Transport Corporation today, who have availed a long leave and taken up jobs abroad, to rejoin duty within one and a half months. Over 400 employees belonging to various categories have taken a long leave from the loss-making corporation and have taken up […]

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High Court: Watching certain videos can’t be reason to implicate a person as terrorist

The Kerala High Court has observed that merely watching certain videos and speeches will not be a reason to implicate a person as a terrorist. A division bench of justices A M Shaffique and P Somarajan made the observation while considering an appeal filed by one Muhammed Riyas, challenging an NIA court order denying bail […]

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Judge names child after estranged inter-faith couple take battle to High Court

In an unusual case, the Kerala High Court has christened a child of an estranged couple belonging to different religions after they fought over the matter. The court intervened after both father and mother, locked in a matrimonial dispute, were aggrieved by the “inaction” on the part of the municipality to issue a birth certificate […]

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BCCI response on Sreesanth’s plea : SC

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from BCCI on controversial cricketer S Sreesanth’s plea challenging the life ban imposed on him by the apex cricket body. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India and two […]

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HC grants pre-arrest bail to actor-MP Suresh Gopi

 The Kerala High Court today granted anticipatory bail to actor and BJP MP Suresh Gopi in a case related to alleged forging of documents to get his two luxury cars registered in Puducherry to evade vehicle tax in the state. Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan directed the Rajya Sabha MP to execute a bond of Rs 1 […]

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