Ravada Sasikala vs State Of Andhra Pradesh And Anr on 27 February, 2017

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NOS.406-407 OF 2017 (@ S.L.P. (Criminal) Nos. 9389-90 of 2016) Ravada Sasikala …Appellant Versus State of Andhra Pradesh Anr. …Respondents J U D G M E N T Dipak Misra, J. In Chetan Dass v. Kamla Devi[1], this Court had observed:- “Matrimonial matters [...]

VACB chief can act against CS: court

An anti-corruption court here appeared to have given the Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) Jacob Thomas carte blanche to prosecute Chief Secretary (CS) S.M. Vijayanand on the suspicion of having not suspended government officials accused of graft despite repeated recommendations from the agency. The court’s February 6 order, which was made public on [...]

Kerala: Pastor held for raping minor, to be produced in court today

Thiruvananthpuram, Feb 28: Kerala-Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery(48) will be produced before Koothuparamba magistrate court in Kannur on Tuesday for allegedly raping and impregnating a minor girl. Kerala: Catholic priest R Vadakkumchery will be produced before Koothuparamba Magistrate Court in Kannur shortly;All procedures completed. pic.twitter.com/LOnnLOpXum — ANI (@ANI_news) February 28, 2017 Vadakkumchery was on Monday arrested [...]

Supreme Court refuses appeals of three Texas death row inmates

HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review appeals in three Texas death row cases, including one where a man pleaded guilty to a triple slaying in South Texas. The high court’s rulings moved two inmates closer to execution: LeJames Norman, 31, condemned for the 2005 shooting deaths of three people during a [...]

Why not Neil Gorsuch and Merrick Garland on the Supreme court? Senator floats long-shot plan

When Donald Trump was elected president, it looked like the end of the road for Judge Merrick Garland, then-President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court. Not so fast, one Democratic senator with a long-shot plan insisted Monday. After meeting with Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., told reporters [...]

Mike Pence asks Indiana Supreme Court to stay out of his redacted emails

CLOSEx Embed x Share The emails could reveal political strategies Republicans had in opposition to Obama’s policies and set a precedent for the Indiana’s executive office. Nate Chute/IndyStar Buy Photo Vice President-elect Mike Pence acknowledges the crowd before the swearing in of Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.(Photo: Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar)Buy Photo [...]

Florida Legislature at “open war” with state Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Republican-dominated Legislature’s tense relationship with the state Supreme Court is hanging over this year’s legislative session as lawmakers take up two bills to deal with the aftermath of court rulings that Republicans don’t like. One of them is a fix to the state’s death penalty rules and the other a [...]

A Constitutional Right to Facebook and Twitter? Supreme Court Weighs In

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Soaring rice prices: State to bring rice from West Bengal

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Malayalam actress molestation case: Welcome clarification by Kerala CM: Let a court-based probe or a central …

This has come under strong criticism from the Opposition which stated in the state assembly that the government has not been supporting the actress. Today, the Kerala state assembly witnessed some hard hitting questions raised against the Chief Minister by Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan did a U-turn of sorts when he [...]

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