Monday, Dec 05, 2022

K T Jaleel


‘Society’s outrage alone not justification to suppress free speech’: Delhi court nixes complaint against Kerala MLA Jaleel

November 12, 2022 2:39 pm

Former Kerala minister K T Jaleel had in a Facebook post referred to Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) as “Azad Kashmir”, triggering a row. The court held that the comments can be "called the opinion of the author... and thus protected by the fundamental freedom of article 19."

Kerala MLA Jaleel withdraws ‘Azad Kashmir’ comment after backlash

August 13, 2022 7:53 pm

Jaleel's comments had sparked protest in Kerala with BJP demanding that a sedition case be registered against him, who had served as the higher education minister in the previous CPM government led by Pinarayi Vijayan.

Petition moved against Kerala ex-minister for contempt of Lokayukta

February 01, 2022 3:17 am

Jaleelon on Sunday posted a copy of a 2005 Kerala high court order, which had dismissed writ petitions seeking action against the then UDF minister P K Kunhalikutty in an alleged sex scandal.

Kerala MLA K T Jaleel raises allegations against Lokayukta: 'Would do anything for reward'

January 31, 2022 7:43 am

Jaleel, without naming Justice Joseph, said the UDF has found a 'new knife' to backstab the Pinarayi Vijayan government after three Central Government agencies had probed in vain.

SC refuses to entertain Kerala ex-minister plea

October 02, 2021 4:43 am

A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao turned down the plea saying it would have considered it if it was a case of vague or ambiguous allegations.

Kerala HC rejects plea of Ex-Kerala Minister against Lokayukta report

April 20, 2021 4:21 pm

In his plea, K T Jaleel had alleged that the report was prepared without conducting any preliminary inquiry or regular investigation.

Days after Lokayukta report termed him ‘guilty of nepotism’, Kerala minister quits

April 14, 2021 2:59 am

“Those who were vying for my blood can relax for a while. This is to happily inform you that I have handed over the resignation letter to the Chief Minister,” said K T Jaleel.

Kerala minister K T Jaleel resigns after Lokayukta report; HC reserves order on its quashing

April 13, 2021 9:44 pm

Jaleel wrote on Facebook, "I have submitted my resignation to the CM as a mark of my political integrity even as a petition against the Lokayukta order is before the Kerala High Court."

Explained: Kerala minister Jaleel and the case of illegal imports through UAE Consulate

November 10, 2020 8:37 am

Probe agencies have found that Jaleel violated protocol by directly interacting with the mission of a foreign country.

Customs Dept files case over UAE consulate consignments

September 19, 2020 7:20 am

Kerala minister K T Jaleel minister had accepted packets of the Quran and food kits directly from the consulate and ferried the consignment to his constituency in a government vehicle, violating protocol.