Women believe in Sabarimala deity: CJI

Women want to visit Sabarimala because they believe in the deity, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said on Thursday, countering the Travancore Devaswom Board’s strong opposition to removing the centuries-old prohibition on women in menarche from entering the famous temple in Kerala. Senior advocate A.M. Singhvi, for the Board, said the nature of the [...]

Gender discrimination to ‘Cochin royal women’: Kerala HC declares decades old rule unconstitutional

KOCHI: The Kerala high court has declared a provision in a 1949 proclamation that women members of the then royal family of Cochin cannot be part of a board that manages the properties of the royal family as unconstitutional. The ruling was given by justice PV Asha on a petition filed by Kochammini Thampuram and [...]

Kerala Church sex scandal: SC extends protection to two clergymen

The Supreme Court today said the protection from arrest granted to two clergymen in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a married woman will continue till it pronounces the verdict on their anticipatory bail. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan reserved its verdict in the case after the counsels for [...]

HC to Collector: Initiate steps to clean up TP canal- The New Indian …

KOCHI: In a virtual shove in the face to the Corporation over its claims regarding the pre-monsoon cleaning drive undertaken in the city, the Kerala High Court directed the District Collector to initiate steps to remove the weed and  plastic waste from the Thevera-Perandoor (TP) canal on a war footing to prevent further flooding. The [...]

Bail plea of 2 Kerala church priests accused of sexual assault rejected

Thiruvalla: A Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Thiruvalla on Thursday rejected the bail applications of two priests accused of sexually assaulting a woman in June. The Crime Branch in June registered a case against four priests of Kerala’s Malankara Orthodox Church for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Kottayam. Father Job Mathew and Father [...]

Commitment to Frame Rules to Regulate Campus Politics Not Adhered By Kerala Govt : Kerala HC Observes In PIL …

“…we are of the prima facie view that the Government of Kerala has failed to adhere to its commitments made to this court in the earlier proceedings and this may be the reason why the unfortunate incident happened at the Maharajas College, Ernakulam”- Court observes. While considering a public interest litigation seeking to ban campus [...]

HC to Collector: Initiate steps to clean up TP canal

KOCHI: In a virtual shove in the face to the Corporation over its claims regarding the pre-monsoon cleaning drive undertaken in the city, the Kerala High Court directed the District Collector to initiate steps to remove the weed and  plastic waste from the Thevera-Perandoor (TP) canal on a war footing to prevent further flooding. The [...]

SRS mandatory to become transgender: Kerala HC asks government to reconsider

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Car driver booked for aiding accident victim: Kerala HC orders probe

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Kerala Church Sex scandal: SC asks state police not to arrest priests till July 19

The Supreme Court today asked the Kerala police not to arrest two clergymen in connection with the sex scandal till July 19, when their anticipatory bail plea will be taken up for hearing. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan was informed by Kerala government that two of the accused have surrendered, [...]

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