Constitutional Law; Thomas Chandy Vs. State [Kerala High Court, 14-11-2017]

Constitution of India, 1950 – Article 226 – A writ petition filed in this manner, with the Government of Kerala as a respondent in the party array, is completely impermissible and not maintainable because the petitioner is a Minister and a member of the Cabinet of Ministers. The Government of […]

Student Politics; M.E.S. Ponnani College Vs. Debashish Kumar Behra [Kerala High Court, 10-10-2017]

Constitution of India, 1950 – College Student Politics – In academic institutions, politics or political activities cannot be permitted – Political activities like Dharna, hunger strikes and other practices like Sathyagrah have no place in a constitutional democracy, much less in academic institutions – Anyone indulging in the said activities in […]

Possession; Abdul Azeez K.T. Vs. Addl. Director General of Police, Kozhikode, (North Zone) [Kerala High Court, 30-08-2017]

Possession – Has the person in possession been forcefully and illegally dispossessed? Have the police abetted the illegal dispossession? Or, has the person voluntarily vacated the flat? If the person has been forcefully thrown out, then these further questions need to be answered: (1) Must the dispossessed person be put […]

Actress Abduction Case; P. Gopalakrishnan @ Dileep Vs. State [Kerala High Court, 24-07-2017]

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 120(B), 342, 366, 376 (D), 411, 506 (1), 201, 212 & 34 – Information Technology Act, 2008 – Ss. 66 (E) & 67(A) – Actress Abduction Case – Conspiracy – Bail Application – A young actress was abducted in the busiest National Highway, taken through the […]