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    A victory for LGBTQ+ rights: After HRLN intervention, Kerala HC lets lesbian couple live together

    28/09/2018

    Sreeja S vs the Commissioner of Police & ors

    WP(C) 372/2018

    The petitioner in the case was 40-year-old Sreeja S who filed a habeas corpus… Read More

    Wayanad: Kerala high court stops National Highways dept from evicting rural street vendors

    05/06/2018

    WP(C) 17377/2018

    Recently the National Highway department started forcefully evicting rural street vendors working beside the NH 766 in Wayanad district in Kerala. The authority… Read More

    Wayanad: Biological mother granted custody of minor child, who was separated from adoptive mother

    16/05/2018

    Anu Mathew v. State

    Background
    Anu Mathew, now a 25-year-old woman from Thalappuzha village in Wayanad district, was raped by her neighbor when she was a minor… Read More

    Non-implementation of Forest Rights Act in Kerala: HRLN organises IPT to address problems faced by adivasi forest dwellers

    26/04/2018

    The Independent People Tribunal (IPT) on the “Issues and Injustice in the Implementation of Forest Right Act (FRA), 2006” (which is in its tenth year of implementation), was organised jointly by… Read More

    Kerala HRLN provides medical aid to infirm, old Adivasi woman, files petition to improve quality of life

    26/02/2018

    An elderly adivadi woman from the Paniya community had been suffering from cancerous growth in her mouth. She lived with her husband Gopalan who is also old and infirm.

    The 79-year-old lived in… Read More

    Kerala High Court upholds rights of 100% disabled person as ‘person with disability’ under National Trust Act

    02/11/2017

    Rosamma vs District Collector, Wayanad Collectorate, Kalpetta, Wayanad & Ors

    WP(c) No.21082/17 before High Court of Kerala

    Ulahannan met with a road accident after which, he is… Read More

    Consumer court order company to pay man who was denied insurance payment after wife’s death

    26/10/2017

    The Wayanad District Consumer Redressal Forum has ordered United India Insurance company to pay Rs 5 lakhs to a man who was denied insurance cover after the death of his wife.

    M R Kelu and his… Read More

    Acquisition of land: Petition filed for compensation due to tribals in Kerala

    16/07/2017

    Residents of Njamalamkunnu Colony Vs District Collector

    Background
    The residents of Njamalamkunnu colony are Paniyas, an ethnic group, which are included in the list of… Read More

    Petition filed for the appointment of a guardian

    16/07/2017

    Johny Pallithazath Vs Thankachan and others

    Background
    Johny Pallithazath is the director of Jyothi Nivas Charitable society running a home for mentally ill for the past 26… Read More

    Enquiry ordered into misappropriation of tribal funds

    16/07/2017

    Kallamvetty Colony Kottathara Vs District Collector

    Background
    Kallanvetty colony in Kottathara Panchayat, in Wayanad is a tribal colony where eight families of Paniya community… Read More

    Kerala HC upholds the right to privacy and dignity of the mentally challenged

    16/07/2017

    Gopika Govindan Vs. State of Kerala and Anor

    The Petitioner,Gopika Govindan,D/O Mr.Govindan,aged 26 years, coordinator of child rights initiatives, HRLN filed a petition on… Read More

    Habeas Corpus filed against Domestic Violence Victim

    24/05/2017

    Sabith Vs Jamsheera and Others

    Background
    Jamsheera, Kunnathu House, Muderi, Kalpetta is married to Sabith, S/o Hanif, Puthenpurayil House, Elangode, Panur, Kannur. Sabith has… Read More

    Compensation for illegal detention and assault in custody

    13/05/2017

    Padmanabahan Vs State of Kerala

    Background
    Padmanabahan is a member of Kuruma tribe residing at Pulpally in Wayanad. He was taken into custody by the forest officials alleging he… Read More

    Mandamus Writ before the Kerala HC seeking disciplinary action for custodial violence

    20/12/2016

    Mufazil-petitioner Vs. State of Kerala & Ors.

    The Petitioner submits that he has been a victim of custodial violence. He was taken into custody on fabricated grounds. It is… Read More

    Maintenance Petition filed in the case of Domestic Violence

    16/09/2016

    Suneera Vs Mohammedkutty

    Background
    Suneera , 38 years old, D/o Khadar, Kolakkadan House,Thazhay Arapetta,Meppadi was married to Mohammed Kutty, S/o. Moideen kutty, Mampetta… Read More

    Petition filed for compensation for land

    16/07/2016

    Kattimada Adivasi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samithi Vs Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Min. for Revenue, District Collector and ITDP Officer

    Background
    50 landless Tribal… Read More

    Petition for Compensation to be awarded for the negligence of State authorities

    16/07/2016

    Samson John v. State of Kerala & others

    The petitioner’s minor daughter, a ‘hyper active autistic’ child died under suspicious circumstances while in Vimukthi special school. It was… Read More

    Writ Petition admitted in the Kerala HC to provide educational facilities to tribals

    16/07/2016

    Rajendra Prasad vs. Ministry of welfare of scheduled caste and scheduled tribes & others

    The petitioner is approaching the High court aggrieved by the inaction of state… Read More

    Writ Petition filed to provide Assistance to an Indian citizen held in Foreign Custody

    16/07/2016

    Nuzaifa Beevi vs. Ministry of External Affairs & Ors.

    This case was filed by the petitioner before the Honble High Court, Ernakulam seeking legal aid for her daughter. Here the… Read More

    Case registered for the trafficking of children

    16/07/2016

    Joemol Eby & others Vs. State of Kerala & Ors.

    The Petitioners submits that the children admitted to the Beauty Fallace International football school located in Kothamangalam were… Read More

    Maintenance awarded in the case of estrangement

    29/06/2016

    Rahmathunnissa and Akila Vs Koya.K

    Background
    Rahmathunnissa, 42 years old Koradan House, Lekki Hill Meppadi is the wife of Koya.K, 52 years old S/o Abu, Rippon P.O, Meppadi,… Read More

    Petition filed before the Kerala HC to allow concessions in stage carriages for the disabled

    16/05/2016

    Case title: Firoz Vs State of Kerala and others

    The petitioner is approaching the Hon’ble court aggrieved by the inaction of state Authorities on providing concession rates in… Read More

    Petition for the quashing of notice of illegal demolition

    16/04/2016

    M.S. Abdul Sathar Vs The Kasargod Municipality & Others

    M.S. Abdul Sathar, the petitioner is the father of mentally challenged girl under whose name a land has been leased out… Read More

    Divorce granted on the grounds of Domestic Violence

    20/03/2016

    Navitha Vs Rajesh

    Background
    Navitha 37 years old is a married woman who is married to Rajesh of calicut, Kerala. At the time of their marriage her family had given her 37… Read More

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