Explain delay on FIR against Cardinal: HC

The Kerala High Court has asked the Director General of Prosecution to explain the delay in registering a criminal case against Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry and three others in a land scam of the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese. Though a Single Judge of the Kerala High Court had directed the police on March 6 to register [...]

Kerala Vigilance Court orders inquiry into encroachment by actor Dileep’s D Cinemas

THRISSUR: The Thrissur Vigilance Court has ordered to file an FIR and investigate the case registered against encroachment of government land by D Cinemas owned by actor Dileep. The court passed the order on a petition filed by social activist P D Joseph. The court dismissed the report submitted by the VACB that D Cinemas had [...]

Kerala nurses’ salary hike: High Court restrains government from issuing final notification

KOCHI: The High Court on Thursday restrained the state government from issuing final notification fixing Rs 20,000 as minimum wages per month for nurses in private hospitals. It posted the case to March 21.The state attorney accepted the notice on behalf of the government. The court made it clear the final notification based on the draft [...]

Kerala High Court upholds invoking UAPA against CPI(M) leader in RSS worker murder

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court today refused to interfere with the slapping of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act by the CBI against ruling CPI(M) strongman P Jayarajan and other accused in a case relating to the murder of an RSS worker in Kannur district in 2014. Justice B Kemal Pasha said the CBI need not obtain [...]

Puthuvype LPG project: the ball is in govt court

With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) clearing the way, resumption of work on the the LPG storage facility on the Puthuvype Island will depend on the State government decision. Indian Oil Corporation officials said here on Wednesday that they awaited the green signal as the government had requested a pause on the work after people [...]

Dileep’s delaying tactics? Moves Kerala HC seeking delay in actor abduction trial

In what appears to be a deliberate move to delay the trial, actor Dileep has moved the Kerala High Court in the Malayalam actor abduction case. With just days left for the trial in the abduction and alleged sexual assault of a prominent Malayalam woman actor in February 2017, Dileep has approached the High Court [...]

RSS leader Kathiroor Manoj’s murder: Kerala HC upholds UAPA nod against CPI-M leader

KOCHI: The Kerala high court on Thursday upheld central government’s decision to allow CBI to invoke provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Kathiroor Manoj murder case in which CPI-M Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan is accused to be the mastermind. Justice B Kemal Pasha declined to agree with the contention raised by Jayarajan [...]

India’s top court reinstates marriage, overturning lower court ruling, in alleged case of “Love Jihad”

NEW DELHI – India’s Supreme Court has overturned an order by a lower court and permitted a Hindu woman who had converted to Islam to live with her Muslim husband, a man federal investigators accused of being a recruiter for militant group Islamic State in an incident authorities had called “Love Jihad.” The phrase “Love [...]

Kerala HC says govt can’t question citizens’ right to religious conversion by insisting on certification

The Kerala High Court has held that people don’t need certificates from government-approved institutions in order to change their religions, holding that governments cannot question citizens’ rights to convert to another religion. As reported by The Times of India, the court made the observations while hearing a petition filed by Aysha, a 67-year-old woman from Perinthalmanna, [...]

Kerala actress abduction case: Trial begins, Dileep appears in court

Indigo, GoAir ‘grounded’: Put up with this disruption The widespread disruption caused by the sudden cancellation of a large number of flights by the private carriers, Indigo and… Article source: Legal News

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