HC quashes govt order dropping action against 3 SIT officers in ISRO case

In a blow to the state government, the Kerala High Court on Monday quashed the order dropping action against former Additional DGP Siby Mathews and two others who investigated the ISRO espionage case initially saying the conduct of the government "has not been above board".

Not acquired any assets of Sunanda: Shashi Tharoor in statement in HC

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has informed the Kerala High Court he had not acquired any assets of his late wife Sunanda Pushkar either individually or jointly with her son or anybody else as her movable and immovable assets are not yet "ascertainable or estimable".

BJP leader files affidavit against Shashi Tharoor

BJP leader O Rajagopal on Thursday filed an affidavit in Kerala High Court accusing Congress MP Sashi Tharoor, against whom he had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha polls, of non-disclosure of assets inherited from his late wife Sunanda Pushkar while filing nomination papers and seeking his election to be set aside.

Suryanelli gang-rape case: SC seeks Kerala's reply on convicts' plea

The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the Kerala government on a petition filed by 16 of the 24 convicts challenging their conviction and varying quantum of sentence in the Suryanelli gang-rape case.

Kerala HC dismisses appeals against the closure of 418 bars

 Kerala High Court on Saturday dismissed as infructuous the writ appeals challenging the closure of 418 bar hotels in the state in view of the new excise policy declared by the government.

CBI registers case against Kerala fraudsters

The CBI has registered four cases in connection with an alleged case of fraud to the tune of Rs 9.60 crore committed by a couple and six others.

Palmolein oil case: SC asks Kerala HC to expedite hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala High Court to expeditiously decided the state government's plea seeking to withdraw the 23-year-old palmolein oil import scam case in which names of some politicians and bureaucrats have cropped up.

`Old age home for cows` in Kerala`s Thrissur district soon

The aged and unwell cows may soon have an “old age home” in Kerala`s Thrissur`s district.

HC notice to Shashi Tharoor on election petition

The Kerala High Court on Thursday issued notice to Congress leader and former Union Minister Sashi Tharoor on a petition challenging his election from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency.

CBI probe in solar scam case not necessary: Govt to HC

The Kerala Government today informed the High Court that a CBI enquiry was not necessary into the solar scam case, which had rocked the state last year.

Solar Panel scam: Public Interest in appointment of Judicial commission, says Kerala HC

Kerala High court on Monday orally observed that as far as government was concerned there is public interest in the appointment of the Judicial Inquiry Commission to probe the Solar Panel scam.

Kerala HC for enactment against `forced` hartals

Observing that `forced` hartals were `illegal`, Kerala High Court on Thursday said there was a need for enactment of a law granting suo motu powers to a competent authority to deal with matters relating to claims, assessment of compensation and recovery for those who have suffered losses during such shut downs.

Election of Tharoor, 3 others challenged in Kerala HC

Petitions challenging the election of former union minister Shashi Tharoor and three others in recent Lok Sabha polls were filed today in the Kerala High Court.

HC directs Govt to furnish details of probe in children case

Kerala High Court today directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state.

Child trafficking: Orphanage seeks impleadment in PIL

Complaining that police questioning was causing mental agony to their inmates, a Muslim orphanage facing charges of child trafficking on Monday moved Kerala High Court to implead them in a PIL, seeking a CBI probe into a case relating to bringing of over 580 children from eastern states.

Kerala High Court gets two new judges

Two new judges were sworn in as additional judges of the Kerala High Court here today.

Rapist should face severe, strict punishment but only after guilt proved: SC

Rape is a reprehensible act and every perpetrator of the crime should be punished severely but only after the accused`s guilt has been proved beyond doubt, the Supreme Court has said.

Govt to bring in new amendments to control student unions

Getting tough on political activities by student unions, Kerala government on Friday informed the High Court that it proposes to bring in new amendments to control activities of student unions inside the campus.

HC dismisses petition seeking CBI probe against Amrita Mutt

Kerala High Court today dismissed a petition seeking a direction to CBI to register an FIR and launch investigation against the Mata Amritanandamayi Mutt after a former inmate penned a memoir alleging sexual abuse.

Suryanelli gang-rape case: 24 convicted, life term for main accused

A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday convicted 24 people in the 1996 Suryanelli gang-rape case.