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Kerala High Court directs college authorities to constitute a ‘Collegiate Students Redressal Committee’ after the Internal Complaints Committee report found the student guilty of sexual harassment, without giving him an opportunity of being heard. The Court noted that teachers must be encouraged to instill virtues and values in students from primary level.

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Kerala High Court heldthat only the vehicle used in carrying any narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances can be confiscated under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

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The Court said that the National Highways Authority and the Concessionaire are bound to device ways and means to ensure smooth and uninterpreted flow of traffic through the Paliyekkara Toll Plaza with immediate effect.

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The President appoints following Additional Judges of Kerala High Court as the Judges of the Kerala High Court with effect from the

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Kerala High Court observed that when the suit is dismissed on finding that it is barred by law, the court fees cannot be refunded.

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Addressing a petition for protection of privacy against neighbour's CCTV surveillance camera, Kerala High Court calls State Police Chief to bring appropriate guidelines for CCTV camera installation.

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Kerala High Court directed the law college Principal to consider petitioner's admission to 5-year LL.B. course, disqualified on the ground of academic qualification. The Bar Council of India recently updated qualification for admission to 5-year LL.B. course allowing students of 3-year Diploma/Polytechnic courses.

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Kerala High Court observed that concession or benefit of subsidy can be withdrawn prospectively and not retrospectively, by the Government.

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Kerala High Court said that in many connected matters it had issued various orders regarding crowd management at Sabarimala, in order to ensure that maximum number of devotees have a comfortable darshan at Sabarimala

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While Justice Shah stated that the Kerala High Court has erred in interfering with the judgment of Trial Court of passing a decree for specific performance; Justice Nagarathna affirmed the Judgment of the High Court.

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Justice C.T. Ravikumar is known among the legal circle for having a firm grasp of precedents and statutory provisions.. We have curated some of his important High Court and Supreme Court decisions.

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Kerala High Court while dealing with the issue of limitation for filing claim petition, considered the months and not days from the date of accident, for calculating the limitation period.

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Rules or regulation cannot be made to supplant the provisions of the enabling Act, but to supplement it. What is permitted is the delegation of ancillary or subordinating legislative functions, or what is fictionally called, a power to fill up details.

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Kerala High Court while deciding the petition against the manufacturers of ‘FROOTI’, interpreted the alleged rules and sections according to the facts, held that the size of MRP and packing date on the plastic bottle of 1.5 litres was in compliance with the Legal Metrology Rules.

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Kerala High Court while dealing with the issue of deleting personal information from the Judgments, discussed the different facets of right to privacy of individuals and the interest of the public qua judicial institutions. The Court concluded that the right to be forgotten cannot be claimed in current proceedings, but in appropriate cases the Court has power to invoke this right.

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If the act is not obscene, or is not done in any public place, or the song recited or uttered is not in or near any public place or that it caused no annoyance to others, no offence under Section 294(b) of IPC is committed.

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According to a ruling by the Kerala High Court, if there is any requirement of educational qualification for a position then experience for that position will be counted after obtaining the essential qualification and the quality of experience should be same throughout.

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Kerala High Court granted anticipatory bail to Wildlife conservationist and snake expert Vava Suresh accused under the Wildlife Protection Act, for displaying a highly poisonous cobra while delivering his speech at a Government Medical College

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Kerala High Court held that child witness can be recalled for examination; bar under Section 33(5) of POCSO Act is not absolute.