Former High Court judge to probe Adani deal in Kerala’s Vizhinjam sea port

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a major move to dig up dirt on the Rs 7,525 crore Vizhinjam international seaport project concession agreement, the Kerala government launched a judicial probe by a panel led by retired High Court (HC) judge, Justice CN Ramachandran Nair. The probe comes in the wake of the CAG findings that the conditions of [...]

New cattle slaughter rules: Kerala decides to move court

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state government will move court against the notification of a ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. Vijayan told newspersons here that a special meeting of the cabinet will be convened here tomorrow to discuss the matter, followed up by a [...]

Kerala High Court renews licence of beer and wine parlours on national highway

KOCHI: The Supreme Court’s (SC) ban on beer and wine parlours will not affect shops along the stretch of road between Thiruvananthapuram and Cherthala and Kannur-Vengalam-Kuttipuram as they are not part of national highways, held the Kerala High Court (HC). The court issued the order considering the amended notification issued by the Centre in exercise [...]

No ban on cow slaughter or beef, says Kerala High Court

The bench observed that there is no ban on beef consumption or cow slaughter. (Representational Image) Top News Kajol, daughter Nysa’s beach vacation is providing Ajay Devgn Vitamin F. See their holiday photos Sunny Leone and husband Daniel Weber survive a plane crash, say ‘we are alive’. Watch video Abhishek Bachchan is madly in love [...]

Oops! Supreme Court suspends a prominent…

Home Daily News Oops! Supreme Court suspends a prominent… Posted May 31, 2017 08:40 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Shutterstock Tweet There are at least two lawyers named Christopher P. Sullivan, a fact that tripped up the U.S. Supreme Court. One lawyer is Christopher Patrick Sullivan, a partner with Robins Kaplan in Boston and [...]

Right-leaning group asks Supreme Court to review apparel restrictions at voting places

The right-leaning Pacific Legal Foundation is asking the Supreme Court to review a Minnesota law that prevents people from wearing shirts, hats and other clothing that makes political statements at polling places, a law the group says violates the First Amendment. “Minnesota has gone far beyond legitimate regulation and is now attempting to stifle the [...]

Feds Say Supreme Court Is “Likely” To Hear A Case They Haven’t Even Asked The Justices To Hear

Justice Department lawyers defending one of the cases challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban asked a Michigan judge on Wednesday to put the case she is hearing on hold because the Supreme Court is likely to hear a different case challenging the ban. And yet, the Justice Department has not even asked the Supreme Court [...]

Supreme Court halts award against 2 Los Angeles County officers who shot couple

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a multimillion-dollar award against two Los Angeles County officers who shot a couple after bursting into their shack while looking for someone else. The justices were unanimous in saying lower courts had erred in upholding a $4 million award to Angel Mendez and his pregnant girlfriend, Jennifer Garcia, who [...]

How a Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges changes what it means to buy almost anything

(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) Last week, the Supreme Court dealt a major blow to corporations that try to use patent law as a weapon against other firms, saying that companies can only be sued for patent infringement in the places they actually do business. Now, the Court has ruled again along those same lines, handing a victory [...]

Court vs court on cattle slaughter ban: Madras puts it on hold but Kerala has no objection

A day after the Madras High Court ordered a month-long stay on the Centre’s ban on cattle sale for slaughter, the Kerala High Court today said there is no need for it to interfere with the new rules as it doesn’t violate the Constitution. Kerala High Court Chief Justice Navniti Prasad said this while hearing [...]

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