Kerala High Court on Saturday issued memo of charges to NV Raju, former Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (Economic offences) court here for alleged procedural lapses in recording the statements of solar scam accused Saritha S Nair.
Welcoming the Kerala High Court verdict upholding its new liquor policy that restricted foreign liquor bars to five-star hotels, Congress-led UDF government today said the order would come into effect from tonight itself resulting in the shut down of 300 bars below the prescribed category operating now.
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.