The petitioner said she was aggrieved by the circulation of inappropriate, obscene and vulgar sexual contents featuring women and children promoted through the app, which she said was also used to promote international terrorism as well as for creating civil disruptions in India.
The single bench of Justice PV Asha was hearing a petition by a third-semester female student of Sree Narayana College in Kozhikode who was forced to vacate from the girls' hostel as she had challenged the restrictions on mobile phone usage.
The bench of C K Abdul Rahim and R Narayana Pisharadi was on Thursday hearing over a dozen writ petitions from retail fuel dealers who had challenged the demand of the public sector oil marketing firms that the dealers furnish sales tax returns, bank account statements and income tax returns pertaining to their dealership.
Addressing a Tamil Brahmins global meeting in Kochi on July 19, Justice Chitambaresh said: “Who is a Brahmin? A Brahmin is twice born, because of his poorva janma sukratham (good deeds of his past life)."