Supreme Court orders Kerala government to reinstate former DGP TP Senkumar

New Delhi, Apr 24: Noting that the removal of ousted DGP TP Senkumar was arbitrary, the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Kerala government to restore the services of Senkumar. Delivering its judgement on a plea filed by Senkumar in March seeking restoration of his service, the bench of justice Madan Lokur and Deepak Gupta ruled [...]

SC liquor ban: In Kerala, apex court ruling sparks fear of ascend to drugs, illicit alcohol

While a majority of the states are struggling to mitigate the economic losses from the Supreme Court’s ruling to shift bars and liquor retail outlets 500 meters away from national highways, Kerala is facing yet another fear. It is a fear peculiar to the state, because Kerala, with its high density of population and limited [...]

Reinstate TP Senkumar as DGP: Supreme Court to Kerala

“It is a historic verdict,” says T P Senkumar The Supreme Court on Monday directed CPM-led LDF government in Kerala to reinstate state police chief T P Senkumar, who, according to the court, was “unfairly and arbitrarily dealt with”. Issuing the first such directive for reinstatement of a top police officer, a bench led by [...]

SC Issues Notice To Kerala HC In District Judges Selection Case …

Supreme Court of India on Monday has issued notice to High Court of Kerala on a petition challenging the selection process to Kerala Higher Judicial Service (District Sessions Judges). The bench was hearing a writ petition filed by the unsuccessful candidates against the selection process. The bench consisting of Justices Kurian Joseph and R Bhanumathi sought to know if [...]

High Court upholds two entry levels under RTE – KERALA – The Hindu

In a setback to private schools, the High Court of Karnataka on Monday upheld the validity of the Government Order that had made mandatory for private schools to admit students at two entry points — pre-school and class one simultaneously. Justice S. Sujatha passed the order while dismissing petitions filed by New Age Educational Trust [...]

SC Issues Notice To Kerala HC In District Judges Selection Case Read Petition

Supreme Court of India on Monday has issued notice to High Court of Kerala on a petition challenging the selection process to Kerala Higher Judicial Service (District Sessions Judges). The bench was hearing a writ petition filed by the unsuccessful candidates against the selection process. The bench consisting of Justices Kurian Joseph and R Bhanumathi sought to know if [...]

‘Bunty Chor’ found guilty of burgling NRI businessman’s house by Kerala court

A local court in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday found notorious criminal Devinder Singh alias Bunty Chor guilty in a case relating to the burglary at the house of an NRI businessman in the state’s capital. The court of the chief judicial magistrate will announce the quantum of punishment on April 22. Bunty, who has been [...]

Supreme Court takes a dig at Kerala government in Senkumar case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday took dig at the Kerala Government while hearing the plea of former DGP T P Senkumar and asked whether the government has made an attempt to change the present DGP Loknath Behera just because Jishnu Pranoy’s mother Mahija staged a hunger strike. Justice Madan B Lokur’s observation came [...]

Tamil Nadu: Two more arrested for 2006 Kerala court complex blast

Two more members of a group inspired by Al-Qaeda were arrested from Tamil Nadu in connection with a bomb blast in a court complex in Malappuram in Kerala last year, police said on Monday. Abubacker and Abdur Rahman belonging to the ‘Base Movement’ were arrested from Madurai last night, they said. They were detained based [...]

Tamil Nadu: Two more arrested for 2006 Kerala court complex blast …

Two more members of a group inspired by Al-Qaeda were arrested from Tamil Nadu in connection with a bomb blast in a court complex in Malappuram in Kerala last year, police said on Monday. Abubacker and Abdur Rahman belonging to the ‘Base Movement’ were arrested from Madurai last night, they said. They were detained based [...]

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