Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicKerala High Court

Topic: Kerala High Court

Cost & ecology concerns, ‘corruption’: Why there’s a cloud over Kerala’s SilverLine rail project

Pinarayi Vijayan's govt is adamant on implementing Rs 64,000-crore project, but critics have pointed to lack of social, financial or environmental feasibility.

Guruvayur Temple moves SC, challenges Kerala HC order that ruled Rs 5 crore flood aid illegal

Devaswom Board & temple managing committee have asserted their authority to incur expenses for ‘secular activities & to promote cultural tenets & philosophy associated with temple’.

Citizens’ duty to respect PM: HC junks ‘frivolous’ plea against Modi photo on vaccine certificate

Petitioner says being ‘forced’ to see PM’s photo on certificate ‘infringement’ of his rights. Kerala HC says petition ‘frivolous’, filed with ‘ulterior motives’, fines him Rs 1 lakh.

Why are you ashamed of PM’s photo on vaccination certificate, Kerala HC asks petitioner

Court said the petitioner is wasting judicial time and it will dispose of the petition if it doesn't find any merit. The plea was submitted by an RTI activist Peter Myaliparampil.

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn ban on travellers from India, Centre tells Kerala HC

The court was hearing a plea by a man who had received two Covaxin doses and was seeking a third jab of an internationally accepted vaccine so that he can go back to the Gulf nation.

RWAs can’t bar residents from keeping pets, it is illegal, says Kerala High Court

Court tells state govt to direct State Animal Welfare Board & law enforcement agencies to ensure citizens' complaints against violation of the judgment are promptly looked into. 

Mother of fisherman moves Kerala HC for compensation in 2012 Italian marines case

In her plea, the woman contended that the boat owner did not forward her son's name as one of the persons on board the vessel and thus he neither got counselling nor compensation.

SC stays payment of Rs 2-crore compensation to fishing vessel owner in Italian marines case

An apex court bench directed Kerala HC not to disburse the amount as it considered the plea of 10 fishermen, who were also on the boat, that they were eligible for the compensation.

Requiring father’s name in assisted reproduction affects dignity of mother, child: Kerala HC

The ruling by the high court came on a plea by a divorced woman, who got conceived by In Vitro Fertilization procedure and challenged the requirement to mention the father's details.

2 Kerala lawyers set to take oath as judges, 3 yrs after HC collegium nod for elevation

Kerala HC collegium recommended C.P. Mohammed Nias and Viju Abraham's elevation in 2018. SC Collegium cleared their names in 2019, but govt sent them back.

On Camera

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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