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Monday, February 21, 2011

Balakrishna Pillai Case- supreme court judgment. Achuthandan V.Balakrishna Pillai.

Full text of Balakrishna Pillai case. First time in the history of Kerala, a former minister is convicted by  a court of law, for offences of corruption.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

MODEL APPLICATION FORM - Right to Information Act. Kerala.

Model Application for for filing an application under Right To Information Act.
There is no specific model prescribed in the Act for filing applications for obtaining information. 

Monday, February 7, 2011

How to start a new business in Kerala-Ernakulam... what are the permissions to be sought ? whether any permission is needed to start a small enterprise in Kerala?

The law for seeking permission for setting up of micro, small, or medium enterprise is dealt with
All those who start a medium enterprise engaged in manufacture or production of goods shall file memorandum before the District Industries Centre under the jurisdiction.
--download the full text of the ACT from the above link.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

G.O. MS No.113/10/SCST Department- Kerala Dated 4-11-2010. Reservation Order- Latin Catholics converted before 1947.

The Kerala Government had issued a G.O. No.113/10/SCST Department- Kerala Dated 4-11-2010, pointing out some issues regarding the reservation of Latin Catholics in Kerala.  -- full text of G.O... download.

..The LC converted before 1947, were denied the status which was given earlier..

Family law - civil law of Christian divorce.. Article.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Removal of Earth-Gravel from ones own property- Guidelines issued by the Kerala Government.

Can a person remove gravel or earth from his own property ?
Whether any license under Mines and Minerals Act is needed for it ?
Can a person sell the gravel removed from his plot for commercial purpose?
.....Download the full text of Guidelines issued by Kerala Government.

വന്‍തോതില്‍ മണ്ണ് എടുക്കുമ്പോള്‍ സമീപപ്രദേശങ്ങളിലെ കിണരുകള്‍ക്കും ജനങ്ങള്‍ക്കും ബുദ്ടിമുട്ടുണ്ടാകുന്നുവെന്നു പരാതികള്‍ വ്യാപകം.

NB: But the Kerala High Court observed that the 'ordinary earth' would also come under the definition of section 3(e) of Mines and Minerals Act and special permission is required for the same.