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Kerala High Court


Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep admin orders to shut dairy farms, exclude meat from school kids' menu

June 22, 2021 6:37 pm

In the last several months, a slew of proposals of the UT administration has sparked anger on the islands leading to protests and arrests.

Lakshadweep admin moots proposal for shifting HC jurisdiction from Kerala to Karnataka

June 20, 2021 8:44 pm

The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by the islands' new administrator Praful Khoda Patel.

Kerala HC asks filmmaker to appear for questioning, grants interim bail in case of arrest

June 17, 2021 10:42 pm

The film director-cum-activist—a prominent face of Lakshadweep residents’ protest against a slew of draft proposals mooted by administrator Praful K Patel for the “development” of the island chain—had approached the High Court fearing arrest.

Kerala High Court dismisses PIL challenging Lakshadweep administration's reform measures

June 17, 2021 12:42 pm

The court dismissed the plea filed by Congress leader K P Noushad Ali, observing that the alleged reform measures were at draft stage.

Kerala High Court nullifies 80:20 minority schemes for Muslims, Christians

May 29, 2021 8:01 am

The court acted on a PIL moved by Justine Pallivathukkal, arraigning the state government, state Minority Welfare Department and the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs as respondents.

Kerala HC seeks Centre's response on plea challenging move to introduce LDAR in Lakshadweep

May 28, 2021 4:04 pm

Considering the PIL, the court declined to stay the operation of LDAR and PASA but directed the Centre to file a response in two weeks.

Recall Lakshadweep Administrator: Congress, Left

May 26, 2021 5:34 am

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “The BJP government and its administration have no business to destroy this heritage, to harass the people of Lakshadweep or to impose arbitrary restrictions and rules on them.”

Centre to Kerala High Court: No fixed target of vaccine doses for states

May 25, 2021 7:08 am

The Centre told the court that the vaccines for those above 45 were allocated to states on the “basis of their average consumption on fortnightly basis”, while for the 18-44 group, it was worked out on the basis of population eligible for inoculation.

'Rice gruel for Rs 1,300': Kerala caps Covid treatment costs at pvt hospitals after HC nod

May 10, 2021 8:15 pm

The rate for a bed per day in the general ward of an NABH-accredited hospital cannot exceed Rs 2,910 and Rs 2,645 in a non-NABH hospital as per the government order. In high-dependency wards in NABH hospitals, the rate is Rs 4,175 and Rs 3,795 in non-NABH hospitals. 

Kerala High Court issues notice to Centre, state, vaccine-makers

April 28, 2021 7:20 am

While serving the notices, the court made it clear that no orders would be passed since the matter is under the consideration of the apex court.


First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.