Court ‘sceptical’ about report on Abraham

An anti-corruption court here on Friday appeared sceptical about the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) report that cleared Additional Chief Secretary K.M. Abraham of the charge that he had amassed wealth beyond his known and legitimate sources of income. Inquiry Commissioner and Special Judge, VACB, A. Baharudeen observed that there seemed to be a mismatch [...]

Kerala high court cancels marriage held post conversion, orders probe

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Give CBSE students opportunity to apply for Kerala entrances: High Court

The CBSE has not yet announced the result declaration date for the class 12 board exams. The Kerala High Court has announced on Friday that the deadline to apply for state entrance exams should be set three days after the the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared its class 12 board exam results. The [...]

After Kerala High Court order, kin of Muslim convert forcibly take her home

Shefin Jahan with Akhila. Parents of the Muslim woman convert, whose marriage the Kerala High Court nullified two days ago, forcibly took her home on Friday after she refused to go with them. The court had given the custody of Akhila alias Hadiya to her father, K M Ashokan, while nullifying her marriage with Shefin [...]

Kerala High Court nullifies Muslim convert’s marriage after father raises ISIS angle

In an unusual case of alleged conversion and marriage at the behest of the Islamic State, a division bench of the Kerala High Court declared the wedding of a 24-year-old Hindu woman with a Muslim man as void. The case took a curious turn with allegations that the woman was forcibly converted to Islam by [...]

Kerala court gives 10-year jail term to ‘Bunty Chor’ for burgling NRI’s house

A Kerala court on Monday sentenced Devinder Singh alias Bunty Chor to 10-year rigorous imprisonment for burgling the house of an NRI businessman in the state capital four years ago. Delivering the sentence, the Thiruvananthapuram additional sessions court said the charges of burglary, house break and destroying evidence have been proved against Singh. The court [...]

Kerala: Fisherman mauled to death by stray dogs in Trivandrum

Last week, the Supreme Court had ordered the Kerala government to pay a compensation of Rs 33.37 lakh to 19 dog bite victims across the state. A 50-year-old fisherman, who was mauled by a pack of stray dogs in Trivandrum’s Pulluvila, has succumbed to injuries, news agency ANI reported on Monday. Joseclin, a resident of the [...]

TP Senkumar, Kerala DGP, courting justice

On May 6, the Kerala government reinstated T.P. Senkumar as Director-General of Police, capping the officer’s year-long struggle for justice. On May 30 last year, Mr. Senkumar, watching the news on television, heard that he had been ousted from office by the new Pinarayi Vijayan government. The official communication reached him hours later. The “perfunctoriness [...]

Kerala man sends talaq to wife by post, court rejects it

Malappuram: A Malappuram court has rejected a man’s petition to legalize the talaq declaration to his wife sent by registered post, observing that due process as per the Islamic law was not followed. Dismissing the petition by Ali Faizi from the district Wednesday, family court Judge Ramesh Bhai noted that the petitioner had failed to [...]

Triple talaq case: Kerala court rejects petition to legalise instant divorce sent to wife by post

Malappuram: A Malappuram court has rejected a man’s petition to legalise the talaq declaration to his wife sent by registered post, observing that due process as per the Islamic law was not followed. Dismissing the petition by Ali Faizi on Wednesday, family court Judge Ramesh Bhai noted that the petitioner had failed to produce evidence [...]

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