Category: Kerala High Court

Why Kerala Has Gone to Supreme Court Against the CAA.

Source:- thewire.in ‘The Centre’s new citizenship law imperils India’s constitutional values. No person who wants democracy to flourish can afford to be silent in this struggle against communalism.’ India’s history in the first half of the 20th century is immortalised by our glorious national struggle against colonialism. In these early years of the 21st century,

Teachers accuse government of trying to bypass High Court order.

Source:- thehindu.com Court says department-level tests mandatory for promotion A section of qualified primary school teachers has accused the State government of trying to bypass a recent High Court (HC) order that made department-level tests mandatory for promotion as head teachers. K.N. Anand, president of the Kerala Test Qualified Primary Teachers’ Union, told The Hindu

Schools Which Require Recognition Under RTE Act Can’t Teach One Religion Exclusively, Rules Kerala High Court.

Source:- swarajyamag.com The Kerala High Court has ruled that minority institutions cannot promote religion in the garb of the right to establish educational institutions and cultural rights, especially with relation to the Right to Education Act (RTE) 2009. Another significant feature of the ruling by the High Court Judge Justice A Muhamed Mustaque is that

Gay couple moves Kerala High Court to strike down Special Marriage Act provisions.

Source:- business-standard.com A gay couple has moved the Kerala High Court, seeking to strike down certain provisions under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, which do not permit to get their marriage registered. Considering the writ petition by the petitioners on Monday, the court has sought the views of Central and state governments on the matter.

No Religious Education In Schools Without Permission: Kerala High Court.

Source – ndtv.com Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the state government to issue an order directing all recognised private schools in the state to desist from imparting religious instruction or religious study without the permission of the government. Justice A Muhamed Mustaque said the government can initiate action for closure and de-recognition of

To win trust of Jacobites, govt files petition in High Court.

Source – newindianexpress.com KOCHI: In an attempt to pacify the Jacobite faction in the Church dispute with Orthodox, the state government on Thursday filed a petition before the Kerala High Court seeking to review its judgment directing the Ernakulam district collector to take over Kothamangalam Cheriyapalli, its precincts and movable properties after removing all persons squatting inside

Palarivattom flyover load test: Plea in HC seeking appointment of expert agency.

Source – newindianexpress.com KOCHI:  RDS Project Ltd, which constructed Palarivattom flyover, on Wednesday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to appoint an expert agency to conduct a load test on the flyover. The High Court had earlier directed the state government to conduct the load test on the flyover through a qualified agency in three

Kerala HC stays Kasargod panchayat’s move to introduce resolution against CAA.

Source – devdiscourse.com The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the Kasargod district panchayat’s move to introduce a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The court has stayed the panchayat’s move for three weeks. Earlier, the panchayat decided to pass the resolution on January 23. The court has also decided to issue a notice to the district panchayat

CC Thampi: An NRI millionaire, now in ED net, climbed up from humble beginnings.

Source – newindianexpress.com KOCHI: Cheruvathur Chekkutty Thampi known as CC Thampi, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate from New Delhi on money laundering charges, hails from Kottol near Pazhanji in Thrissur. It was after Thampi from humble beginnings managed to reach the UAE in the 1970s, while he was in the mid-twenties, that his fortunes started