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


    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


    Anu Mathew v. State

    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    Residents of Njamalamkunnu Colony Vs District Collector

    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


    Johny Pallithazath Vs Thankachan and others

    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


    Kallamvetty Colony Kottathara Vs District Collector

    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


    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


    Sabith Vs Jamsheera and Others

    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


    Padmanabahan Vs State of Kerala

    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


    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


    Suneera Vs Mohammedkutty

    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


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

    50 landless Tribal… Read More

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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    Rahmathunnissa and Akila Vs Koya.K

    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


    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

    Divorce granted on the grounds of Domestic Violence


    Navitha Vs Rajesh

    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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