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, [...]

Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal moves High Court for bail

Franco Mulakkal, Bishop, Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, who was arrested on charge of raping a nun filed a bail petition in the Kerala High Court on Monday, September 24, 2018. His bail plea was earlier dismissed by a Magistrate Court in Pala. In his bail petition , he said that the allegations [...]

Nun’s Rape: HC closes all cases except Bishop’s anticipatory bail plea

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday ended all pending proceedings, except anticipatory bail plea, in the case over alleged rape of a nun by Franco Mulakkal, bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Jalandhar. A division bench comprising chief justice Htishikesh Roy and justice AK Jayasankaran Nambiar closed two petitions seeking arrest of the bishop [...]

Irom Sharmila joins Kerala nun rape case protest

BENGALURU: Manipuri civil rights activist Irom Sharmila led a protest by women lawyers against Kerala’s alleged soft-pedalling of the nun rape case in Freedom Park on Sunday. Former nun Sister Jesme and former Kerala high court justice B Kemal Pasha also took part in the protest organised by NLS Legal Aid Society. “I am shattered [...]

Kerala Nun Rape Case | Here’s The List Of Evidence That Led To Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s Arrest

Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested on Friday, 87 days after a complaint was filed against him in connection with the Nun rape case. He appeared before Pala Court on Saturday where Police produced papers to gain custody of Bishop Franco. Meanwhile, the legal team of Bishop had already reached Pala magistrate court to file a bail petition. Here’s the list of evidence [...]

Contributions To CM Relief Fund Will Be Solely Used For Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, AG Assures Kerala High …

“We are reasonably convinced that earnest efforts are being made by the State Government in ensuring timely and equitable distribution of relief material to flood victims across the state”, the bench observed The Advocate General of Kerala, C.P Sudhakara Prasad, has informed the High Court of Kerala that contributions received in Chief Minister’s Distress Relief [...]

SC rejects Kerala govt’s plea to acquire land ownership from Harrisons Malayalam Ltd

The Kerala Government on Monday received a setback from Supreme Court regarding the Harrisons Malayalam land acquisition case. When the Kerala High Court denied the state government from using a special officer to acquire land belonging to Harrisons Malayalam Ltd, the government had filed an appeal in the Supreme Court, which the court ruled out [...]

Kerala Police resumes questioning of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal; clergyman faced 7-hour interrogation on …

Kochi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who allegedly raped a Kerala nun, appeared before a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Kerala police for the second day on Thursday. Mulakkal arrived at the Crime Branch (CID) office in Thrippunithura and is being quizzed by a five-member team headed by Vaikom Deputy Superintendent of Police, K Subhash, over the nun’s allegations. He has [...]

IMD ‘mispredicted’ Kerala floods, state govt tells HC

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Kerala High Court will hear Franco bail plea Tuesday

Kochi: The High Court on Tuesday posted the petition of Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal for anticipatory bail for further hearing on September 25. The single bench has issued a notice to the government in the matter and directed it to submit the same on the day. The court proceedings lasted only for a few minutes. [...]

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