Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicKerala High Court

Topic: Kerala High Court

Moscow asks MEA to intervene as HC detains Russian cargo ship at Cochin port   

Kerala High Court Monday asked MV MAIA-1 — anchored in Cochin port — to be arrested until it pays dues to tune of $23,503 (approx. Rs 19 lakh) to Estonian firm Bunker Partner OU.

‘Tutored witnesses, lack of proof’: Why Kerala HC acquitted 13 RSS men in CPI(M) worker’s murder

On 12 July, HC overturned 2016 trial court conviction of RSS workers in 2008 hacking death of CPI(M) worker Vishnu, said prosecution ‘miserably failed’ to prove case.

Kerala HC grants actor Sreejith Ravi bail in POCSO case

Bail was granted based on the argument that Ravi was being treated for a behavioural disorder for six years. The actor was arrested for behaving indecently with two minors on 4 July.

Kerala High Court suspends life sentence, grants bail to convicts in Sister Abhaya murder case

Bench observed that based on prime facie examination of evidence, accused are not guilty of 1992 murder of nun. Fr Thomas Kottoor & Sister Sephy were convicted by CBI court in 2020.

‘No reason to hold them back’ — how courts have become a support system for same-sex couples

In May, Kerala HC allowed lesbian couple Adhila Nassrin and Fathima Noora to live together despite family objections. Other court orders show wishes of same-sex partners being heeded too.

Unfortunate if father & daughter can’t walk on road without facing lewd comments, says HC

The Kerala High Court declined anticipatory bail to the man who allegedly passed inappropriate comments against a 14-year-old girl and assaulted her father when he objected to it.

SC stays Modi govt order banning telecast of Malayalam news channel MediaOne 

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and Vikram Nath said the channel can continue operations as it were prior to the telecast ban.

Kerala HC must tell Media One TV why Centre’s ban is upheld. Protect right, not secrecy

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Kerala actor Dileep case just got bigger — leaked tapes to bank transfer and courtroom drama

Dileep, Kerala film industry's Akshay Kumar, looks 'too tough to defend'. Not only has the case become complicated for investigators, it has made life difficult for journalists too.

Cost & ecology concerns, ‘corruption’: Why there’s a cloud over Kerala’s SilverLine rail project

Pinarayi Vijayan's govt is adamant on implementing Rs 64,000-crore project, but critics have pointed to lack of social, financial or environmental feasibility.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

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Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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