California Supreme Court rules voters won’t decide whether to divide state

 A measure that would divide California into three parts won’t appear on the November ballot, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday, marking the latest defeat for a long-shot push to reimagine the nation’s most populous state. The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant questions have [...]

How Long Will The Supreme Court’s Conservative Bloc Survive?

Graphics by Ritchie King Somewhere high up in the news stories (ours included) about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, there’s often a sentence that goes like this: Brett Kavanaugh is relatively young, and his confirmation could therefore alter the makeup of the high court for decades to come. This article is an expanded, FiveThirtyEight [...]

Govt announces Rs 113 crore for rain relief

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News Revenue minister said that the local self-government must give permission in one day to rebuild homes in the same place for people whose homes were broken. Fire force shifting people trapped in the [...]

We walked the talk on electrification, says Modi

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News “It has been 70 years since we attained independence but 18,000 villages did not have electricity supply. This was quite unfortunate,” he said. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday claimed [...]

Court rejects bail plea of priests in sexual assault case

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News Thiruvalla: A Court here has rejected the bail plea of orthodox church priests who were remanded in the sexual assault case. The Thiruvalla Judicial First Class Magistrate Court rejected the bail plea of priests [...]

Nun’s claim gets fillip as audio clip of chat with Cardinal surfaces

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News Kochi: The voice clip of the nun complaining to Cardinal Mar George Alencherry about the sexual assault she faced from the Jalandhar diocese bishop Franco Mulakkal came out. The voice clip proves [...]

PM assures all-party delegation on implementation of Sabari rail project

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News The all-party delegation led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan coming out of the Parliament House after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PG Unnikrishnan New Delhi: An all-party delegation led by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi [...]

Kerala Church Sex Scandal: Proceedings in Supreme Court to be held in camera

The case filed in the Supreme Court by two Christian priests seeking anticipatory bail in what has come to be known as the Kerala Church sex scandal will be heard in camera. The matter was mentioned this morning by counsel for the appellant-accused, who requested that the proceedings be held in camera, considering the nature [...]

NH Supreme Court upholds jail sentence for man threatening Pembroke plow drivers

Yes, it is frustrating to have your home blocked with snow when the plow comes down the street, but the state Supreme Court made it clear Wednesday that this is not an excuse for threatening violence. The state’s highest court upheld a seven-day jail sentence for Michael Hanes, who left a profanity-laden voicemail for the [...]

Breaking The Wall: Copyright Conflict Reaches The Supreme Court

Esoteric copyright issues do not often traverse the tortuous halls of justice to wind up on the steps of the vaunted Supreme Court. But such is the sitch in the matter of Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, a dispute between a copyright licensor and licensee that was recently anointed via writ by [...]

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