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Kerala High Court


Kerala High Court bans agitations on campus

February 27, 2020 10:10 am

Delivering the verdict, a bench of Justice P B Suresh Kumar said educational institutions are meant for academic- related activities and not protests and no one has the right to violate fundamental rights of other students.

Sworn-in 2 years after nod from collegium, Kerala High Court judge says wait ‘painful’

February 15, 2020 3:46 am

Justice P V Kunhikrishnan tried to drive home the point that the political leanings of a person should not be a factor preventing his elevation as a judge.

Private schools should desist from religious education: Kerala High Court

January 25, 2020 7:20 am

Upholding the closure of a school in the state capital which admitted only Muslim students, the bench of Justice A Muhamed Mustaque observed that the school imparted religious instruction exclusively following Islamic religion and that cannot be permitted.

'Cold-blooded murders, police ought not have done it': Ex-Kerala HC judge on Hyderabad 'encounter'

December 06, 2019 9:43 pm

Speaking to over phone, Justice Pasha, who retired in May 2018, said, "I cannot call it an encounter. I feel these are cold-blooded murders. Even though it is the will of the people, the police ought not to have done it."

SC upholds Kerala HC order on terms for minority school tag

December 05, 2019 2:19 am

The bench observed during the hearing that it was clear that under Article 30(1), for an institution to claim minority status, it has to be both "established and administered" by the community.

Kerala: 12 lawyers booked for threatening woman magistrate

November 29, 2019 1:40 pm

A case has been registered against 12 lawyers, including the president and secretary of the Trivandrum Bar Association on various charges including assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from discharging duty.

Kerala govt moves HC against acquittal of accused in Walayar sisters death case

November 20, 2019 6:46 pm

The state government sought a direction to call for the records of the case, set aside the sessions court judgment and convict the accused for the offences or order an investigation into the crime.

HC seeks Centre response on PIL calling for ban on Telegram app

October 05, 2019 6:28 am

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.

Kerala HC orders CBI probe into Youth Congress leaders’ killing

October 01, 2019 4:31 am

The victims, Kripesh and Sarathlal were hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) workers on February 17 this year.

Behind landmark verdict, 18-year-old who left hostel over curbs on phone use

September 21, 2019 7:16 am

Daughter of photographer Haksar R K, Shirin was the lone girl who decided to walk out of the hostel instead of surrendering her smartphone with hostel authorities in the evening.


First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

January 16, 2019 3:40 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.