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Kerala HC to shortly take up a plea on overpricing of medical treatment in private hospitals amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The matter has been listed for judgment at 1:45 pm today.

A Division Bench of Justices Devan Ramachandran and Kauser Edappagth will hear the matter.

Find out what happened in the previous hearing here:…

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Kerala High Court hears plea challenging Kerala Govt’s recent direction to capping price of RTPCR tests conducted by private labs at Rs 500. Plea moved by private testing labs. Matter before Justice N Nagaresh.

Sr Adv Sreekumar takes Court through earlier orders of govt regarding pricing of RTPCR tests etc.

Court: Mr Sreekumar we don't have the time to hear this in detail

Sreekumar points out that the stakeholders should have been consulted before capping price

This is nothing but a violation of principles of natural justice.. This is totally in violation of the guidelines.. We could have produced much more data... on the value of the materials: Sreekumar

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Kerala High Court hears petition challenging Centre’s new COVID-19 vaccine policy. The matter before Bench headed by Justice Ashok Menon.

Matter is posted before Supreme Court, matter relating to pricing is also before Supreme Court, Court informed.

We will wait for that, we will not pass any orders. Let notice go and come: Court

Court says it is issuing notice to Respondents 4 and 5.

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ECI tells #KeralaHighCourt that on the eve of notifying #RajyaSabha elections for 3 vacant seats for members from Kerala retiring on April 21, Union Law & Justice Ministry had raised a question of propriety that popular will not be reflected if RS polls are held on April 12
Union Law & Justice Ministry had requested ECI to revisit the decision to conduct #RajyaSabha polls on April 12 since the Kerala Legislative Assembly elections were on April 6, #KeralaHighCourt told by Election Commission via a statement.
Since this issue of propriety was raised, the ECI kept the initiation notification in abeyance and sought legal opinion from a senior advocate, Advocate Deepu Lal Mohan submits on behalf of ECI

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: Hearing to resume today before Kerala High Court in the plea by @dir_ed Deputy Director challenging FIR registered by @TheKeralaPolice against unnamed officials of ED.

#keralagoldsmuggling #kerala
Hearing commences.

Senior Counsel Harin Raval continues for State of Kerala.

#keralagoldsmuggling #keralapolice

IPC is a completely self-contained code.

Raval explaining scope of Section 195A IPC
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Election Commission will notify the Rajya Sabha elections for 3 vacancies from Kerala (that will arise later this month on the retirement of the MPs) prior to the expiry of the term of these 3 MPs i.e. before April 21, 2021, #KeralaHighCourt told.

Adv Deepu Lal Mohan (for EC) says that the reason why HC was moved was because the earlier notification was kept in abeyance.

A revised election schedule will be issued. At this moment, it cannot be speculated when it will be scheduled, but it will be before April 21, he adds
Senior Advocate CS Vaidyanathan, for the petitioner, argues that the Election Commission must disclose why the initial date for the Rajya Sabha elections was reconsidered in the first place and what reference of the Law Ministry was involved.

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Kerala Police v Enforcement Directorate:

Kerala High Court will continue hearing petition filed by ED Deputy Director, P Radhakrishnan challenging FIR registered by Kerala Police against unnamed ED officials in connection with questioning of Gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh
Hearing commences.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta starts his arguments.
This is not a matter where we can argue on elementary principles that cognizable offence is made out, so fir can be registered. That is second year LLb argument.

This is a case where a central investigating agency is sought to be investigated: Tushar Mehta
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BREAKING: #KeralaHighCourt holds that enrolment criteria under Section 6 of the National Cadet Corps Act, 1948 which excludes admission of transgender persons to Corps should be amended to allow enrolment of transgender persons.
Provisions of the NCC Act cannot preclude the provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, which was enacted to give effect to the rights to equality (Article 14), Article 19 and Article 21 for transgender persons: Justice Anu Sivaraman
Transgender person has a right to be recognised not only as a transgender but also a right to self-perceived self-identity: Justice Anu Sivaraman

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BREAKING: Kerala High Court has dismissed the petitions seeking a quash on the probe against LIFE Mission.

BREAKING: Kerala High Court dismisses petitions challenging CBI probe into Kerala government's LIFE Mission Project [FULL STORY]

#keralahighcourt #lifemission

@CMOKerala @CPIMKerala @INCKerala @BJP4Keralam…
Takeaways from the judgment:

1) Court has described the LIFE Mission project as an intellectual fraud, entered into as an MoU rather than as a government contract to avoid scrutiny by the CAG
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[Transwoman's plea against exclusion of transgender persons from NCC enrollment]

The Kerala High Court will shortly hear a petition challenging Section 6 of the National Cadet Corps Act for excluding transgenders from enrollment as cadets.…
Read an account of the previous hearing:…
Hearing commences.

The Counsel representing the NCC expresses the NCC's desire to file a counter affidavit to explain its stance.
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Justice Gopinath P of Kerala HC to begin hearing of another plea challenging the mandatory imposition of #AarogyaSetu app.
Petitioner counsel informs that he has appraised the Division Bench hearing two PILs on the issue that this plea has been listed before the single judge. The DB had adjourned the matter to May 18 after asking the Govt to file a statement on privacy concerns raised.
Adv Santhosh Mathew appearing for petitioners submits that there is a mandatory requirement for all employees to download the app. If there is any failure of the same, the employer will be prosecuted.

#AarogyaSetuApp #KeralaHighCourt
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