Child Is Necessary Party To The Application By Father Seeking DNA Test: Kerala HC [Read Judgment]

“The court cannot direct DNA or any such test without hearing the person affected irrespective of the fact whether he is a minor or major. If such person is a minor, he should be heard through the guardian.” The Kerala High Court has held that a DNA test cannot be ordered without hearing the person [...]

Sabarimala Agitation Unjustifiable, Bail to Protesters Will Lead to Repeat of Clashes: Kerala High Court

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday termed as “unjustifiable” agitations launched by various groups against the Supreme Court verdict permitting entry of women of all age groups into the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. Justice Sunil Thomas agreed with the state government’s contention that the protests and the violence that occurred recently at the [...]

Kerala BJP Chief Moves High Court Seeking To Drop Complaint Against Him

Kochi:  Kerala BJP president PS Sreedharan Pillai on Friday moved the Kerala High Court seeking quashing of a complaint registered against him by the police for his speech on the Sabarimala protests. The First Information Report was registered in Kozhikode on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Mr Pillai, while addressing a meeting of [...]

Kerala BJP Chief Moves High Court Seeking To Quash Complaint Against Him

Kochi:  Kerala BJP president PS Sreedharan Pillai on Friday moved the Kerala High Court seeking quashing of a complaint registered against him by the police for his speech on the Sabarimala protests. The First Information Report or FIR was registered in Kozhikode on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Mr Pillai, while addressing a [...]

Kerala High Court Disqualifies Lawmaker For "Using Religion" To Win Polls

Kochi:  The Kerala High Court on Friday disqualified an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator after hearing a petition that claimed he had used religion to win the 2016 state polls. The Kerala High Court banned KM Shaji, who represented Azhikode assembly constituency in Kannur district, from contesting elections for six years and directed the [...]

Kerala High Court disqualifies Muslim League MLA

The Kerala High Court on Friday disqualified Muslim League MLA K M Shaji for campaigning on communal lines in 2016 assembly elections. His rival M V Nikesh Kumar (CMP), who lost the poll with a slender margin in Azhikkode constituency in north Kerala’s Kannur district, has moved the court citing the communal card being played [...]

Kerala HC disqualifies MLA KM Shaji for communal poll campaign

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Supporting ISIS Ideology Does Not Amount To Waging War Against Asiatic Ally Of India : Kerala HC [Read Judgment]

“Supporting an ideology of a banned organization of course is different from waging a war or attempting to wage a war or abetting to wage a war”, observed the High Court Holding that supporting the ideology of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria(ISIS) will not amount to waging war against Government of an Asiatic power in alliance with [...]

Kerala: BJP, Congress step up protest against SC’s Sabarimala order

Bengaluru: In an attempt to mount pressure on the state and galvanize their respective cadres, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress, the two major political parties agitating against the Supreme Court order admitting women in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, launched street rallies on Thursday. The BJP embarked on a “Rath Yathra” led by its state [...]

Sabarimala: Kerala High Court rejects plea that wanted Devaswom board to seek review of SC verdict

The Kerala High Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking to direct the Travancore Devaswom Board to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the top court’s judgement allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple, Live Law reported. Petitioner MK Gopinath argued that the board, which runs the hilltop shrine, [...]

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