SC quashes Kerala HC order granting anticipatory bail to 4 in ISRO espionage case, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Supreme Court Friday quashed the Kerala High Court order granting anticipatory bail to four people, including a former Director General of Police (DGP), in a case of alleged frame-up of scientist Nambi Narayanan in the 1994 ISRO espionage matter. A bench of Justices M R Shah and C T...

Kerala HC rejects PILs challenging rules for appointment of ministers’ personal staff, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed a batch of PIL petitions challenging the rules for appointment of personal staff of chief minister, ministers, chief whip and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, saying it is a policy matter of the government. Dismissing the pleas, a Division Bench comprising...

Kerala HC completes hearing, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Kerala high court on Wednesday completed the hearing on a plea seeking a CBI probe or an independent enquiry into the letter allegedly issued by Thiruvananthapuram Corporation mayor Arya Rajendran seeking a list of CPM workers for making appointments.Justice K Babu is considering a petition (WP-Crl. 1078/22) filed by...

Hc Dismisses Plea Against Guv Deferring Assent To Bills, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Kerala high court on Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation questioning governor Arif Mohammad Khan's action of withholding assent to bills passed by the state legislature. A division bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Chaly considered the petition filed by advocate P V Jeevesh of...

Reputation Of Varsities Ruined, Students Affected, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

When universities around the world are achieving breakthroughs, it’s time to rethink whether open litigation should be allowed between the constitutional authorities of a university as reputation is ruined and students are badly affected, the Kerala High Court said on Tuesday.Justice Devan Ramachandran criticized the state government for its petition...

Despite assurances given to Kerala HC, protesters block vehicles to Vizhinjam port, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

Violating the assurances given to the Kerala High Court, the protesters in front of the under-construction Vizhinjam seaport here on Saturday blocked the trucks carrying construction materials to the site. The protesters, led by the Latin Catholic Church, had on November 22 assured the high court that they will not...

Kerala HC to chancellor, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Kerala high court on Friday asked the chancellor to inform it of the criteria adopted for selecting and appointing Dr Ciza Thomas as interim vice-chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (APJAKTU). Governor Arif Mohammed Khan is the chancellor of universities in the state.Justice Devan Ramachandran also asked why...

Kerala HC to chancellor, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Kerala high court on Friday asked the chancellor to inform it of the criteria adopted for selecting and appointing Dr Ciza Thomas as interim vice-chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (APJAKTU). Governor Arif Mohammed Khan is the chancellor of universities in the state.Justice Devan Ramachandran also asked why...

Madras HC asks govt to make tourist destinations accessible to disabled, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

Accessibility, effective participation and inclusion in society are a few of the rights of persons with disabilities and the government and local authorities should ensure this, observed the Madras high court on Friday while directing the state government to make tourist destinations accessible to persons living with disabilities.A division bench...