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HC directive to CBSE on school fee

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the CBSE to inform the court of its jurisdiction and competence to fix fee in its affiliated schools in the State as per the bylaws. Justice Devan Ramachandran passed the directive on a petition filed by Biju C.N. and six other parents challenging the removal of their children […]

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HC: Hear teachers before taking final decision

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the order of education authorities, Virudhunagar, to initiate action against school teachers of two minority institutions, for taking part in anti-CAA protest, be kept in abeyance. The teachers should be heard before a final decision is taken, it said. It was hearing the petitions filed […]

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HC tells police to give keys of centre to Saad’s family

A court here has directed Delhi Police to hand over the keys of the residential portion of the religious centre at Nizamuddin to the family of Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad. The centre was locked after a case was registered against several people for attending a religious congregation in violation of COVID-19 norms. An FIR […]

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HC stays KC(M) symbol allotment

Court to further hear the case on October 1 The Election Commission of India (ECI)’s decision allotting the election symbol “two leaves” to the Kerala Congress faction led by Jose K. Mani was stayed by the Kerala High Court for one month. It was on a petition filed by P.J. Joseph, who heads the rival […]

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HC declines Choksi’s plea seeking pre-screening of documentary

‘Writ petition for enforcement of private right not maintainable’ The Delhi High Court on Friday declined a plea of fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi, an accused in the ₹13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam, seeking to be given a pre-screening of Netflix documentary ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’. The High Court said a writ petition for enforcement of […]

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Jurisdiction: HC defers eviction of shops

In a special sitting on Sunday, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court deferred eviction of shops belonging to Kovilpatti Poovanantha Swamy Temple after an objection was raised over an order passed by the Thoothukudi Collector. A Division Bench of Justices M. Sathyanarayanan and P. Rajamanickam directed the Collector to defer the eviction and […]

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HC stays decision on regularisation

Daily wage employees in library council The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the government decision to regularise daily wage employees working in various posts in the Kerala State Library Council. The stay order came on a writ petition filed by Arun Raj R., district general secretary, Clerk Rank Holders Association, Ernakulam, and others. The […]

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HC advances hearing of case filed by Deputy Speaker against Stalin, others

Judge expresses displeasure over articles published after issuance of notices The Madras High Court on Tuesday advanced the hearing on an application preferred by Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker Pollachi V. Jayaraman to restrain DMK president M.K. Stalin, the latter’s son-in-law V. Sabareesan, Kalaignar TV as well as editors of Tamil journals Nakheeran and […]