The Kerala High Court on Wednesday held that enforcement of Section 494 of IPC (marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife) is applicable to all offenders irrespective of their religion but subject to personal laws.
Supreme court on Friday upheld the Kerala High Court order holding former CPI(M) MLA M V Jayarajan guilty of contempt of court for using "abusive and pejorative" language to criticise a judgement but reduced the six months jail term awarded to him to four weeks.
In some relief for Finance minister KM Mani, facing bribery charges in the bar bribe case, Kerala High Court on Wednesday turned down the prayer for a CBI probe into the controversial scam, saying there was no ground at this stage to issue any direction to transfer it to the central probe agency.
The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its orders to Wednesday on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the controversial bar bribe scam in which allegations of corruption has been levelled against Finance Minister K M Mani.
Sports Authority of India boss Jiji Thomson has quit with immediate effect citing injustice by the Government over his promotion and the IAS officer says his departure comes at an inopportune time with the Rio Olympics scheduled in mid 2016.
Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, who is under a cloud over charges of corruption on the bar licence issue, Wednesday got relief after a preliminary probe by the vigilance did not find any evidence against him.