Kerala: Kannur airport personnel fired for criticising CM Vijayan

Kerala: Kannur airport employee fired for criticising CM Vijayan

In the most recent act of curtailing liberty of expression, a team member of the Kannur Worldwide Airport Confined (KIAL), KL Ramesh, was fired from his work following he created important remarks against the incumbent Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in the remark section of his Facebook submit.

As for each stories, the progress came following he criticised the Kerala CM and the state govt in relationship to the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Padmanabhaswamy Temple on November 20. KIAL took cognisance of the make a difference after various ‘complaints’ ended up elevated against his Fb write-up. The authorities had requested an inquiry and issued him a clearly show-lead to see over the put up which was allegedly observed as a violation of disciplinary norms. It is noteworthy listed here that CM Pinarayi Vijayan is also the chairman of the KIAL.

KIAL was not ‘satisfied’ with his rationalization and Handling Director V Thulasidas issued a termination letter to Ramesh, who labored as the assistant supervisor of the Hearth and Rescue Wing of the airport.

Ramesh alleges vendetta by KIAL authorities

Ramesh mentioned, “I experienced informed the committee that I am a Hindu and from Thiruvananthapuram and the write-up in issue was not in relationship to KIAL and as a citizen have the suitable to categorical my sights.” On the other hand, he thinks that his termination came at the backdrop of the a number of irregularities at the Kannur Airport, which ended up introduced to the notice of the authorities by him. Reportedly, Ramesh had eliminated his Facebook publish and tendered an apology but it was of no avail. The inquiry committee nonetheless proceeded with the termination.

SC verdict on Travancore Royal household around Padmanabhaswamy temple row

The Supreme Court docket of India has ruled against the Kerala government’s attempt to provide the historic Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram underneath its handle. The apex court overturned the 2011 judgment of Kerala High Court that granted the electricity to the condition govt to consider control of the temple, its administration and belongings.

The verdict, handed by a 2-member bench of Justices Indu Malhotra and UU Lalit, mentioned that the death of a king of the Travancore spouse and children shall not affect the rights of the family and the temple, perceived to be the world’s richest, will carry on to be managed by the spouse and children.

Communist govt in Kerala passes ordinance to arrest ‘critics’

The communist-led Kerala condition government had introduced the controversial amendment to the Kerala Law enforcement Act by including Portion 118-A to the legislation that was at first handed in 2011.

The new area empowers the police to act versus media and register cases on the occasion of detection of a cognisable offence below the suitable section. The modification proposes five several years of imprisonment and a fantastic of Rs 10,000 for those people convicted of generating, publishing or disseminating derogatory information through any indicates of communication to intimidate, insult or defame any particular person as a result of social media.

The newly launched provision suggests, “anyone who makes written content, publishes or propagates it by any indicates of interaction with an intention to threaten, insult or harm the standing of an particular person will be punished with an imprisonment of five a long time or a fine of Rs 10,000 or with both”. 

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