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.
Organisers and sympathisers of the controversial 'Kiss of Love' event were on Sunday taken into custody as they tried to march to the Marine drive grounds, venue of the symbolic protest against moral policing, police said.
In a relief to owners of bars in small and medium hotels a day after a single judge upheld the state government's decision to close them down, Kerala High Court on Friday permitted 250 bars to function for a month.
Kerala High Court on Friday refused to interfere with the proposed 'Kiss of Love' programme here on Nov 2, being organised to protest moral policing, after the state government assured action will be taken in the event of any illegal activities.
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".
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 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.
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.