Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala shaken by graft row – The …

The Syro-Malabar Church in Kerala is caught in an unprecedented crisis with the Major Archbishop of the church, Cardinal George Alencherry, facing a possible police investigation in a series of land deals that his critics say have landed the archdiocese in financial difficulties and violated both Canon and civil laws. The turmoil in the Syro-Malabar [...]

Kerala CPI-M expels four cadres accused in Youth Congress …

The CPI-M in Kerala on Saturday expelled four of its cadres who are among the accused in the killing of a youth Congress functionary in the district recently. They are among the 11 persons who have been arrested in connection with the killing of SP Shuhaib on February 12. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPI-M [...]

Kerala land row: Church priests march to Cardinal’s Kochi home …

Friday’s development comes three days after the Kerala High Court directed the police to file a criminal case against Alencherry and three others for allegedly affecting a land deal that caused the losses. (File Photo) Controversial land deals in Kerala Archdiocese: HC directs criminal case against Cardinal, church group backs him Kerala: High Court notice to [...]

Note regarding Solar Inquiry Commission appointment prepared by Chief Minister’s office missing: Kerala High Court told

KOCHI: The state government on Friday informed the Kerala High Court that a Cabinet note regarding the appointment of Solar Inquiry Commission was not seen attached to the files. “Though the note prepared by the Office of the Chief Minister and placed before the Council of Ministers as out of agenda ought to have been [...]

Breaking: Supreme Court sets aside Kerala High Court judgment in #Hadiya case [Read order]

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court today set aside the judgment passed by the Kerala High Court in the Hadiya case. A Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud passed the judgment a few minutes ago. The Court ruled that the High Court should not have annulled the [...]

Kerala High Court orders CBI probe into Cong leader’s murder, just …

New Delhi: The Left government and the CPM lay battered and bruised as Kerala High Court directed the CBI to take over the investigation into the murder of a Youth Congress leader, the very Wednesday chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said a probe by the agency was “not necessary at all” since his police were doing [...]

Kottakamboor land scam: High Court dismisses Youth Congress appeal

IDUKKI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed the appeal requesting to stop the Single Bench’s order which asked for the submission of a final report on the alleged encroachment by Idukki MP Joice George in the Kottakamboor land scam. Youth Congress (YC) leader Mukesh Mohan, the de facto complainant, had filed the appeal which [...]

Kerala High Court Orders CBI to Probe Kannur Youth Cong Worker’s Murder

Thiruvananthapuram: In a major setback to the state government and the ruling CPM, the Kerala High court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the investigation into the murder of youth Congress worker Shuhaib in Kannur. The directive from Justice Kamal Pasha came on Wednesday just four hours after Chief Minister [...]

Supreme Court Sets Aside Kerala High Court Order Annulling Hadiya’s Marriage

In another twist to the Hadiya case, the Supreme Court of India set aside the Kerala High Court Order which annulled Hadiya’s marriage to Shafin Jahan. The operative part of the Judgement was delivered on March 8. The Court also added that the Judgement delivered by the Court would not affect any ongoing investigations by [...]

Attorney concealed violations in HC

In an apparent cover-up in a case related to the alleged encroachment and reclamation of land in violation of the law by the Water World Tourism Company in which former Transport Minister Thomas Chandy is one of the directors, the State Attorney appeared to have concealed a land survey report detailing violations from the Kerala [...]

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