Kerala ‘Love Jihad’: Supreme Court to hear Hadiya case today

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the Kerala Love-Jihad case. On Wednesday, the Apex Court had refused to adjourn Thursday’s hearing in the case. Hadiya’s father had requested Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to defer the hearing scheduled to be on February 22, but it was not allowed by the [...]

Supreme Court to hear plea by Kerala Haj Committee plea challenging Centre’s guidelines

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the plea filed by Kerala Haj Committee challenging the Centre’s guidelines in Haj pilgrim selection. On February 19, the Committee had filed a plea challenging Centre’s guidelines. The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to file a reply as to what are the states and their [...]

Vizhinjam project: Kerala High Court issues notice to Gautam Adani

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani and others on a petition seeking CBI probe into awarding the Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd project to the group. Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and former Ports Minister K Babu are the others who have been issued notices. The petition [...]

HC: Court can interfere if bank undervalues mortgaged property

KOCHI: The courts can interfere with auction of mortgaged property by bank if the price is below market rates as it involves violation of rights, said the Kerala High Court on Wednesday. Through the judgment, the court also allowed the owner of a mortgaged property to sell the land to a third party at market [...]

It’s up to the government to file appeal in Supreme Court: Kerala Consumerfed MD M Ramanunni

KOCHI: Consumerfed managing director M Ramanunni said he will not file an appeal on his own against the Kerala High Court Division Bench order in the Supreme Court. The Division Bench had barred Ramanunni from continuing as Consumerfed managing director. “It was the government which appointed me as the Consumerfed MD and it is up [...]

Kerala love jihad case: Supreme Court refuses to defer tomorrow’s …

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court refused to defer tomorrow’s hearing in the Kerala love jihad case as was requested by the father of Hadiya, who is the woman at the centre of the case. The apex court is hearing a plea made by Hadiya’s husband, who has challenged a high court order annulling his marriage. [...]

Kerala love jihad case: Supreme Court refuses to defer tomorrow’s hearing

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court refused to defer tomorrow’s hearing in the Kerala love jihad case as was requested by the father of Hadiya, who is the woman at the centre of the case. The apex court is hearing a plea made by Hadiya’s husband, who has challenged a high court order annulling his marriage. [...]

Government is bound to pay compensation to farmers: Kerala High Court

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has held the state government is bound to compensate farmers who come under the attack of wild animals which stray into their farms causing crop loss.The Bench observed human life is precious and crops raised by farmers are valuable to them.When the farmers are attacked and crops are damaged by [...]

Supreme Court pulls up Kerala government for poor condition of …

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today pulled up the Kerala government for not ensuring adequate facilities to children living in orphanages and childcare institutions there as mandated under the law. The court said that according to the affidavit filed by the state’s chief secretary, several such institutions have stated that they cannot provide proper infrastructure [...]

KCZMA files review petition in DLF case

Reversing its earlier decision not to go in for a review petition in the DLF case, the Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority (KCZMA) has approached the Supreme Court with a review petition. In its petition filed last week, the KCZMA submitted that “serious errors apparent on the face of the record have crept in the [...]

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