SC reserves verdict on plea against Kerala's liquor policy

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgement on a batch of pleas against a Kerala High Court decision upholding the state government's liquor policy that confined issuance of bar licenses to five and three star hotels.

SC refuses to stay CBI probe into child trafficking to Kerala

 The Supreme Court on Friday expressed its serious concern over child trafficking as it declined to stay the Kerala High Court order directing CBI investigation into the trafficking of children from Bihar and Jharkhand to the state.

Kerala local body polls on 2010 delimitation: Court

The Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld its single judge's verdict directing the local bodies polls be held on the basis of the 2010 ward delimitation, instead on basis of the recent delimitation. The state government said it will not challenge the ruling.

Hold local body polls without giving any excuse: Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the State Election Commission to conduct elections to local bodies without putting forward any excuse to enable them assume charge on November 1 this year.

Govt has good relation with judiciary: Chandy

A day after expressing his reservation over Kerala High Court's criticism of the functioning of the Advocate General's office, Chief Minister Oomen Chandy on Saturday said his government has good relation with the judiciary.

Kerala opposition walks out on AG issue

The opposition on Friday walked out of the Kerala Assembly in protest against the chair's ruling against a discussion on the high court's observations against Advocate General KP Dhandapani.

Film exhibitors to approach Kerala HC over 'Premam' piracy

The Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation has decided to approach the Kerala High Court to ensure that those behind the leak of the censor copy of blockbuster Malayalam film "Premam" are brought to book.

Kerala HC allows Muslim girls to appear for medial entrance test with hijab

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional permission to two Muslim girls to appear for the July 25 All-India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) wearing hijab, a customary religious dress.

Kerala unhappy as Attorney General appears for bar owners in SC

The ruling Congress as well as opposition parties in Kerala have expressed resentment after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of bar owners opposing the state's new liquor policy.

Kerala's stray dog menace goes to all-party meet

Kerala's stray dogs menace has assumed such proportions that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has called an all-party meeting to tackle the issue.

Kerala HC upholds election of Cong leader Shashi Tharoor

 The Kerala High Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency.

Kerala government to challenge HC ruling on 'being Maoist not a crime'

The Government of Kerala has said that it will approach a division bench of the state high court to withdraw the ruling of a single judge bench that has said that being a Maoist is not a crime.

Congress endorses Kerala HC ruling that being Maoist is not a crime

 In remarks that may kick up a debate in the country, Congress on Saturday agreed with the Kerala High Court ruling that being a Maoist is not a crime.

CPI hails Kerala HC ruling on holding of Maoist views

CPI on Saturday welcomed the Kerala High Court ruling that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person for merely saying he or she is one unless their activities are found to be unlawful.

Being Maoist not a crime: Kerala High Court

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist.

Memo of charges issued to NV Raju

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.

Kerala bar owners to move SC against High Court order
Kerala bar owners to move SC against High Court order

Kerala bar owners on Wednesday decided to move Supreme Court against the Kerala High Court order which upheld the state government's liquor policy confining bar licenses only to five star hotels.

HC verdict an endorsement of our policy: Kerala govt

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.

Kerala High Court allows bars in five-star hotels to serve liquor
Kerala High Court allows bars in five-star hotels to serve liquor

In a significant development, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday upheld the state government's liquor policy, which allows only bars in five-star hotels to serve liquor.

Kerala actor, four women get bail

Budding Malayalam actor Shine Tom Chacko and four women, arrested for possessing and consuming cocaine, were granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday, after spending 59 days in custody.