Suryanelli rape case: PJ Kurien gets clean chit from court

In a major relief to Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, the Sessions Court here on Saturday dismissed a petition filed by the victim in the Suryanelli sex case seeking inclusion of the Congress leader in the case.

HC allows Suryanelli case victim to choose lawyer

Kerala High Court Thursday permitted the victim in the Suryanelli sex scandal to engage a lawyer of her choice to assist prosecution in the appeals in the two decade old case.

Suryanelli sex scandal: Breather for PJ Kurien as convict retracts claim

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien on Wednesday got a breather when a convict in the Suryanelli sex scandal case retracted his earlier statement in a Kerala court and said he never met the Congress leader.

Left parties boycott Kurien chairing debate on rape in RS

Left parties boycotted Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien by staging walkout to protest his presiding over proceedings when it was debating the gruesome rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi.

HC comes down on media for `misreporting`

Kerala High Court on Friday took objections to `misreporting` by a section of press on the sensational Suryanelli rape case and virtually warned of initiating contempt of court proceedings.

HC grants bail to accused in Suryanelli case

The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted bail to the 31 accused in the 1996 Suryanelli gang-rape case.

No ban on Suryanelli rape victim: Kerala church

The mother of the Suryanelli gangrape victim Friday alleged that her family members had been restrained from attending the church by the Vicar of their parish in view of recent developments in the 1996 case.

‘No decision yet on filing case against Kurien`

Kerala Govt on Tuesday informed the High Court that it had not yet taken a final decision on whether or not to register the complaint filed by the Suryanelli rape victim against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien.

Suryanelli rape case: Shashi Tharoor defends police action

The Kerala Police have booked 111 Internet users for posting and sharing `defamatory` comments on Facebook against PJ Kurien in Suryanelli rape case.

Cong in no mood to concede Opposition demand on Kurien

Congress appears to be in no mood to concede to the opposition demand for the resignation of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien maintaining that law will take its course in the Suryanelli rape case.

House adjourned over `police excesses` on women MLAs

Two women MLAs allegedly roughed up by police during a march over the Suryanelli gang-rape case staged a dharna in the well of the assembly today.

Suryanelli rape case: Congress distances itself from Chacko’s remarks

Congress distanced itself from PC Chacko`s remarks that party will take decision on demand for removal of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien, facing controversy over an old rape case.

Suryanelli case: Ex-HC judge says girl used for child prostitution, not raped

Stoking controversy, a former Kerala High Court judge defended his judgement acquitting 35 accused in the Suryanelli gang-rape case.

Suryanelli rape case: Protests over Kurien issue on, key witness retracts

In a new twist to the Suryanelli rape case, a local BJP leader on Friday alleged his statement was wrongly recorded by investigators benefiting Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PK Kurien.

Suryanelli rape case rocks Kerala Assembly again

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition today forced the adjournment of the Kerala Assembly over alleged police excess against women MLAs demanding re-investigation of charges against RS Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the Suryanelli rape case.

SC hints speeding up of hearing in cases against women

The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated it will speed up hearing of appeals pending before it in sexual harassment and other cases related to crime against women.

SC to hear urgently appeal in Suryanelli rape case

Supreme Court on Thursday decided to hear urgently an appeal against the acquittal of accused in the 17-year-old Suryanelli rape case.