State to move against appeals at arts fete

The State government is planning to move the Kerala High Court to restrict the number of appeal entries at the State School Arts festival. It wants the power of making decisions on appeals to be entrusted with the High Court only. “Now, students could compete at the State festival armed with orders from various quarters, [...]

SC dismisses NSS plea on caste-based reservation

The Supreme Court refused to entertain petitions by the Nair Service Society (NSS) and the Kerala Vaisya Kshema Sabha to end caste-based reservation in Kerala and consider class-based reservation for appointment to government services. Though a Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Vineet Saran dismissed their pleas, the apex court allowed the petitioners to move [...]

Meet Noel Francisco, the Conservative Supreme Court Litigator Who Could Take Over Oversight of Mueller Investigation

If Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is ousted Monday, oversight of the special counsel investigation of Russian activity will most likely fall to Solicitor General Noel J. Francisco. Francisco, a former partner at the Jones Day law firm in Washington, is the next Senate-confirmed Justice Department official in line to oversee the probe led by Special Counsel [...]

Ups and downs: A critical week for Kavanugh and the Supreme Court

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Republicans will pursue their Supreme Court mission like a wounded machine at the end of a Terminator movie

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Yes, the Supreme Court is facing a legitimacy crisis. And we know exactly whose fault it is.

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Trump Backs Supreme Court Nominee Despite New Sexual Assault Claim

President Donald Trump has expressed strong support for his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, despite a new allegation of sexual misconduct against him. Speaking in New York, Trump said the allegations against Kavanaugh are “totally political.” “There’s a chance that this could be one of the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a [...]

HC defers hearing of Franco Mullakal’s bail plea to Thursday

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 Kerala High Court deferred hearing of the bail plea of Bishop Franco Mullakal in the nun abuse case to Thursday. The bail plea stated that the Bishop is cooperating with [...]

KCBC says arrest of bishop painful; rejects nuns’ protest

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 act of arresting bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case is painful, said Kerala Catholic Bishop Council (KCBC) in a press release. The bishop council also said that it [...]

Nun’s sister faces life threat, files complaint

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: In the nun rape case, after Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested, sister of the complainant nun has filed a petition for facing life threat against she and her family. In the [...]

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