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 »

Kerala HC quashes vigilance case against ex-minister

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The Kerala High Court today quashed a vigilance case against former minister and senior CPI(M) leader E P Jayarajan, who had resigned following allegations of nepotism in appointments when his party-led LDF was in power. The court also quashed the case against Jayarajan’s nephew and CPI(M) central committee member P K Sreemathy’s son Sudheer Nambiar,… Read more »

Kerala HC posts plea on stadium shops for hearing tomorrow

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The Kerala High Court today posted for further hearing tomorrow a plea by business establishments challenging a notice issued by GCDA directing that the units inside the Kochi Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium complex be closed for a specific period for smooth conduct of the FIFA U-17 World Cup football tournament in October. The petition sought… Read more »

Kerala HC reserves orders on actor’s bail plea

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The Kerala High Court today reserved its orders on the bail plea of Malayalam actor Dileep, arrested for allegedly plotting the February 17 abduction and assault of a popular South Indian actress. After hearing both sides–the government and accused, Justice Sunil Thomas reserved orders on the plea. Opposing the bail plea, Director General of Prosecution… Read more »