Kerala HC dismisses Bishop Mulakkal’s bail plea

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Kochi:The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun. Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan dismissed the bail plea while accepting the prosecution argument that the accused, holding a high position in society will try to influence witnesses in the case,… Read more »

HC directed 400 workers to rejoin

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Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed over 400 workers of the State Road Transport Corporation today, who have availed a long leave and taken up jobs abroad, to rejoin duty within one and a half months. Over 400 employees belonging to various categories have taken a long leave from the loss-making corporation and have taken up… Read more »

BCCI response on Sreesanth’s plea : SC

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The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from BCCI on controversial cricketer S Sreesanth’s plea challenging the life ban imposed on him by the apex cricket body. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India and two… Read more »

HC grants pre-arrest bail to actor-MP Suresh Gopi

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 The Kerala High Court today granted anticipatory bail to actor and BJP MP Suresh Gopi in a case related to alleged forging of documents to get his two luxury cars registered in Puducherry to evade vehicle tax in the state. Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan directed the Rajya Sabha MP to execute a bond of Rs 1… Read more »

Kerala HC orders arrest of woman IAS officer in contempt case

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The Kerala High Court today ordered the arrest of a woman IAS officer in connection with a contempt plea after she did not appear in the court as directed earlier. A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Antony Dominic and Justice Dama Seshadri Naidu gave the direction to police after A Shanimol, Managing Director of… Read more »

SC to examine whether HC can annul marriages

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The Supreme Court today said it would examine the question whether the Kerala High Court can exercise its power under writ jurisdiction to annul the marriage of a Muslim man with a Hindu woman who had converted to Islam before tying the nuptial knot. The apex court was apparently not in agreement with the submission… Read more »