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Kerala HC


Kerala HC declines to interfere with interfaith relationship of Christian woman, Muslim DYFI leader

April 19, 2022 3:10 pm

A bench of Justices V G Arun and C S Sudha after interacting with the woman, Jyotsna Mary Joseph, said, "She has categorically stated she has decided to marry Shejin (DYFI leader) out of her own free will and not under any compulsion.

Sex on promise to marry amounts to rape only if victim's decisional autonomy violated: Kerala HC

April 06, 2022 10:43 pm

Allowing an appeal filed by the 35-year-old man, Justices A Muhamed Mustaque and Kauser Edappagath held that this was not a case of forcible sexual act as against her will but a sexual act on a promise to marry where the consent is implicit.

Mediaone TV ban: Kerala HC extends stay, asks MHA to produce files

February 03, 2022 2:00 am

On January 31, hours after the ministry barred the transmission of the channel, the latter's management moved the High Court, which, in an interim directive, deferred the implementation of the ban order.

'PM has right to give a message': Kerala HC rejects appeal challenging Modi's photo on vaccine certificate

January 25, 2022 6:14 pm

The single bench had last month slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner, Peter Myaliparambil, an RTI activist.

Take stringent action against any forced conversion of LGBTIQ community members: HC to Kerala govt

December 14, 2021 2:22 pm

The Kerala high court said if medically conversion therapy was possible, then guidelines for the same were necessary and directed the Kerala government to look into the matter and if necessary, constitute an expert committee to study the issue.

Centre to clarify if kin of NRK who died abroad due to Covid-19 eligible for ex-gratia: Kerala govt to HC

November 24, 2021 6:18 pm

The submission was made by the state during the hearing of a plea by an NGO seeking a declaration that family members of non-resident Keralites, who died abroad due to Covid-19 are entitled to the ex-gratia relief, the organisation's president-- advocate Jose Abraham -- said.

Kerala HC seeks report on ‘halal-certified’ jaggery at Sabarimala temple

November 17, 2021 10:38 pm

S J R Kumar, general convener of the pro-BJP Sabarimala Action Committee, claimed that the temple administration was using 'spoiled' Halal-certified jaggery powder at Sabarimala.

Rebuff to NIA, Kerala HC says no ground for UAPA in gold case; eight get bail

November 03, 2021 8:11 am

Tuesday’s order comes as a setback to the NIA, which had invoked Section 15 of the UAPA (that defines ‘terrorist act’) against the eight accused on the grounds that “smuggling from offshore locations threatens economic stability and national security”.

Baby kidnap case: No illegality in custody of child presently, says Kerala HC

November 02, 2021 2:29 pm

"There is no reason for the high court to be proactive and deliver the child. So you can either withdraw the petition or we can dismiss it. We do not want to dismiss the plea," the court said.

Violation of SC order barring bandhs will be viewed seriously: Kerala HC

October 20, 2021 4:28 pm

The observation by the high court came while disposing of a plea seeking a declaration that "educational bandhs" called by students organisations or political parties are illegal, unconstitutional and a violation of the dictum laid down by the apex court.