Kerala Man Moves High Court Seeking CBI Probe Into Sister’s …

Kochi:  The brother of a 20-year-old woman, reported missing on March 22 while on her way to her aunt’s house at Mundakkayam in Kottayam district from here, today moved the Kerala High Court, seeking a direction to the state police to hand over the probe to the CBI In his petition, Jais John James submitted [...]

Minimum wages of nurses: All procedure complied with, says Kerala govt

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Chief Judicial Magistrate Can’t Grant Time For Payment Of Debt Due To Secured Creditor: Kerala HC [Read Judgment]

‘Merely for the reason that the power under Section 14 is exercised by the Chief Judicial Magistrate, it cannot be argued that the power is judicial as it is now settled that the fact that the power is entrusted or wielded by a person who functions as a court is not decisive of the question [...]

Victim Shall Not Be The Sufferer: Kerala HC Orders Release Of Juvenile ‘Victim’ From Mahila Mandiram [Read Order]

‘When a child is found in need of care and protection, before putting the child in Children’s Home, there should be application of mind by the Committee; Committee shall take into account the investigation report by the Child Welfare Officer as well as child’s wishes. ‘ Ordering a girl to be released from Mahila Mandiram, [...]

“One Man’s Vulgarity Is Other Man’s Lyric”: Kerala HC Refuses To Declare ‘Breastfeeding Woman On Magazine’s …

The Kerala High Court recently refused to categorize a magazine cover with a woman breastfeeding her baby as obscene, noting that “shocking one’s morals” is an “elusive concept”, and that “one man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric”. The Bench comprising then Chief Justice Antony Dominic and Justice Dama Seshadri Naidu observed, “We do not see, [...]

Kerala Man Moves High Court Seeking CBI Probe Into Sister’s Disappearance

Kochi:  The brother of a 20-year-old woman, reported missing on March 22 while on her way to her aunt’s house at Mundakkayam in Kottayam district from here, today moved the Kerala High Court, seeking a direction to the state police to hand over the probe to the CBI In his petition, Jais John James submitted [...]

Kerala Policeman Moves High Court To Quash Complaint Against Him

Kochi:  A Kerala policeman who alleged he was beaten by the daughter of a senior police officer on Wednesday filed a petition before the High Court to quash a complaint filed against him. According to Mr Gavaskar, driver of Additional Director General of Police Sudesh Kumar, the officer’s wife and daughter Ms Snigdha misbehaved with [...]

Kerala HC: Headload workers can’t ‘carry’ mobiles

KOCHI: Headload workers’ unions do not have the right to load or unload consignments of mobile phones, the Kerala high court has held. The order was issued by a division bench comprising justices K Vinod Chandran and Ashok Menon after considering a petition filed by Faizal, managing partner of Safa System and Solutions. He had [...]

“We Err In Confusing Maturity With Majority”: Kerala HC Laments Disregard Of Parents’ Wishes By Kids After Turning 18

The Kerala High Court recently lamented the disregard of parents’ wishes by children once they attain majority, especially when it comes to marriage, observing that “we as a society err in confusing maturity with majority”. The observation was made by a Bench comprising Justice K. Vinod Chandran and Justice Ashok Menon, which was hearing a [...]

Demo even beyond office hours amounts to misconduct: HC

The Kerala High Court has ruled that even if a dharna or a demonstration is conducted after working hours on office premises by an employee, it will amount to misconduct. The court made the ruling on Tuesday while disposing of a writ petition filed by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India challenging an order [...]

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