Rape survivor argues her own case in Kerala High Court, judge …

Kochi: Putting up an exemplary display of courage, a 30-year-old rape survivor decided to argue her own case before the Kerala High Court only to emerge victorious. Judge K Abraham Mathew of the high court ruled in favour of the survivor after a man allegedly hired by the rape-accused slapped a false case against her. [...]

Sabarimala hearing: Denying women entry into temple is against constitutional mandate, observes SC

Women have the constitutional right to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala and pray without facing any discrimination, the Supreme Court observed on Wednesday while hearing pleas challenging restrictions on the entry of women into the temple. What applies to a man applies to a woman too, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said. Wednesday [...]

Can’t be certified drunkard based on the smell of liquor: Kerala High Court

KOCHI: A doctor’s certificate that a person has consumed alcohol issued based on the smell of alcohol cannot be accepted, held the Kerala High Court. “In the present case, there is no scientific material to show that alcohol was detected in the blood of the accused. Practically, the only material is that there was a [...]

Rape survivor argues her own case in Kerala High Court, judge rules in her favour

Kochi: Putting up an exemplary display of courage, a 30-year-old rape survivor decided to argue her own case before the Kerala High Court only to emerge victorious. Judge K Abraham Mathew of the high court ruled in favour of the survivor after a man allegedly hired by the rape-accused slapped a false case against her. [...]

Kerala Church Sex scandal: Supreme Court 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, [...]

Drinking in public: Smell of alcohol not enough to book, says Kerala …

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SC to govt: Don’t arrest 2 Kerala priests till July 19

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Campus politics: Kerala HC gives government three weeks to take stand on framing guidelines

KOCHI: Slamming the state government for not following its earlier order to regulate student politics in campuses, the Kerala High Court today directed it to inform the court of the steps taken to implement the directive. A division bench, comprising Acting Chief Justice Hrishikesh Roy and Justice A K Jayasankaran Nambiar, while giving the order, [...]

Sabarimala women’s entry: Supreme Court begins hearing

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing on whether prohibiting the entry of women between the age group of 10-50 in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple on grounds of biological factors was discriminatory and violative of the constitution. The constitution bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu [...]

No alternative jobs for women conductors: Kerala high court

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