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Hindustantimes.com
SC verdict on Soumya rape-murder case not ‘punishment enough’ for the crime?clearly had the upper hand, as a trial court had found Govindachamy guilty of m
SC verdict on Soumya rape-murder case not ‘punishment enough’ for the crime?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
clearly had the upper hand, as a trial court had found Govindachamy guilty of murder, which was subsequently upheld by the Kerala high court. However, the prosecution’s failure to convince the apex court raised doubts about the Kerala government’s... Read more
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The Hindu
High Court to get 15 new judges next weekwas transferred to the Bombay High Court as its Chief Justice. Justice Shantan
High Court to get 15 new judges next week
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
was transferred to the Bombay High Court as its Chief Justice. Justice Shantanagoudar Mohan Mallikarjunagouda of the Kerala High Court has been elevated as its Chief Justice. Justices Satish Kumar Agnihotri, Tinlianthang Vaiphei and Rakesh... Read more
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The Indian Express
Justice Chelameswar wrote to CJI after collegium flagged his son’s ‘link’ to judgehave told The Indian Express that the collegium that day, among other things, w
Justice Chelameswar wrote to CJI after collegium flagged his son’s ‘link’ to judge
The Indian Express / Posted 6 days ago
have told The Indian Express that the collegium that day, among other things, was to take a call on the request of Kerala High Court Judge Dama Seshadri Naidu to be transferred back to his home state Andhra Pradesh. Sources said a member of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Soumya case: Kerala CM assures justice to rape victim's familyout from a running train on February 1, 2011. The Thrissur trial court had sen
Soumya case: Kerala CM assures justice to rape victim's family
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
out from a running train on February 1, 2011. The Thrissur trial court had sentenced him to death, which was upheld by the Kerala High Court. The Supreme Court, however, commuted his death sentence, while upholding the life imprisonment. The... Read more
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dna
Soumya case: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan assures justice to rape victim's familyout from a running train on February 1, 2011. The Thrissur trial court had sent
Soumya case: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan assures justice to rape victim's family
dna / Posted 9 days ago
out from a running train on February 1, 2011. The Thrissur trial court had sentenced him to death, which was upheld by the Kerala High Court. The Supreme Court, however, commuted his death sentence, while upholding the life imprisonment. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Jisha murder case: SIT files chargesheet against the accused - newkerala.com #120155rape and murder of Dalit student Jisha was sent to judicial custody for 14 days
Jisha murder case: SIT files chargesheet against the accused - newkerala.com #120155
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
rape and murder of Dalit student Jisha was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by the Perumbavoor Court on Friday. The Kerala High Court had last week rejected the plea for a CBI probe into the case, stating that the new SIT had been set up in... Read more
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The Hindu
SC ‘grievously erred’ in Soumya case: Katjuon February 1, 2011. The death penalty had been imposed by a fast track court
SC ‘grievously erred’ in Soumya case: Katju
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
on February 1, 2011. The death penalty had been imposed by a fast track court in Thrissur, which was later upheld by the Kerala High Court. ‘No intention to kill’ The apex court had found that there was no intention on the part of the accused to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court 'grievously erred' in Soumya case: Markandey Katjuon February 1, 2011. The death penalty had been imposed by a fast track court
Supreme Court 'grievously erred' in Soumya case: Markandey Katju
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
on February 1, 2011. The death penalty had been imposed by a fast track court in Thrissur, which was later upheld by the Kerala High Court. The apex court had yesterday found that there was no intention on the part of the accused to kill the... Read more
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dna
Soumya's mother calls Supreme Court verdict a 'failure'on Nov 11, 2011, nine months after the rape and murder of Soumya, which shook t
Soumya's mother calls Supreme Court verdict a 'failure'
dna / Posted 13 days ago
on Nov 11, 2011, nine months after the rape and murder of Soumya, which shook the state's conscience. A division bench of Kerala High Court had confirmed the sentence, observing that the incident had sent 'tremors' in society and 'shook the... Read more
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New Kerala
SC sets aside death sentence of Kerala man in 2011 rape-murder case - newkerala.com #119304for rape. Govindaswamy had been convicted and sentenced to death by a trial co
SC sets aside death sentence of Kerala man in 2011 rape-murder case - newkerala.com #119304
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
for rape. Govindaswamy had been convicted and sentenced to death by a trial court, and the sentence was confirmed by the Kerala High Court. The apex court on Thursday set aside the death sentence for murder but upheld conviction and sentencing... Read more
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The Economic Times
SC drops murder charge in Soumya case, upholds life for rapelonely place before the station, warrants retainment of life sentence awarded b
SC drops murder charge in Soumya case, upholds life for rape
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
lonely place before the station, warrants retainment of life sentence awarded by the trial court which was confirmed by the Kerala High Court. While dropping section 302 of IPC, a bench comprising justices Ranjan Gogoi, P C Pant and U U Lalit held... Read more
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dna
Soumya rape case accused Govindachamy saved from noose, SC awards 7-year jail termhurt in committing robbery), 325 (Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous h
Soumya rape case accused Govindachamy saved from noose, SC awards 7-year jail term
dna / Posted 13 days ago
hurt in committing robbery), 325 (Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of IPC. A division bench of the Kerala High Court, had on December 17, 2013, confirmed the death sentence awarded by the Thrissur fast track court to... Read more
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New Kerala
SBT directors want more transparency in merger with SBI - newkerala.com #119164we believe that informed decision making is crucial," Jacob added. Currently a
SBT directors want more transparency in merger with SBI - newkerala.com #119164
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
we believe that informed decision making is crucial," Jacob added. Currently a petition has been filed in the Kerala High Court by a forum formed by various political parties, trade unions, bank beneficiary groups, customers,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Soumya murder: SC quashes murder charge, to serve just 16 more monthshurt in committing robbery), 325 (Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous h
Soumya murder: SC quashes murder charge, to serve just 16 more months
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
hurt in committing robbery), 325 (Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of IPC. A division bench of the Kerala high court, had on December 17, 2013, confirmed the death sentence awarded by the Thrissur fast track court to... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Soumya rape-cum-murder case : SC commutes death penalty to 7-year imprisonmentGovindachami – was earlier slapped with capital punishment by the trial court i
Soumya rape-cum-murder case : SC commutes death penalty to 7-year imprisonment
Central Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Govindachami – was earlier slapped with capital punishment by the trial court in Kerala and that was later confirmed by the Kerala High Court. Setting aside the sentence confirmed by the High Court, a three-judge bench of the apex court held the... Read more
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dna
Soumya murder: SC scraps Govindachamy's death penaltywhile she was returning from Ernakulam after work to Shoranur and raped and mur
Soumya murder: SC scraps Govindachamy's death penalty
dna / Posted 14 days ago
while she was returning from Ernakulam after work to Shoranur and raped and murdered by Govindachami. The Thrissur Fast Track Court in November 2011 awarded death penalty to the accused which was upheld by the Kerala High Court in Decemb... Read more
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dna
Compassion should be shown, but stay dogs can't be allowed to be menace: Supreme Courtchallenging the constitutional validity of Animal Birth Control Rules. An apex
Compassion should be shown, but stay dogs can't be allowed to be menace: Supreme Court
dna / Posted 14 days ago
challenging the constitutional validity of Animal Birth Control Rules. An apex court appointed panel headed by former Kerala High Court judge Justice SS Jagan has in its interim report said that more than one lakh people in Kerala have been... Read more
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The Hindu
Approved strength of judges enough to end backlog: Law panel head Balbir Singh Chauhanthe courts.” The country had seen lawyers resort to violence in various High C
Approved strength of judges enough to end backlog: Law panel head Balbir Singh Chauhan
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
the courts.” The country had seen lawyers resort to violence in various High Courts, including the Madras High Court and Kerala High Court. “Judges have asked whether Parliament through law can empower the judiciary, in addition to the power of... Read more
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The Hindu
Temple postings go to Kerala Public Service CommissionRecruitment Board. The board was constituted based on the recommendations of a
Temple postings go to Kerala Public Service Commission
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
Recruitment Board. The board was constituted based on the recommendations of a single member commission comprising former Kerala High Court judge K.S. Paripoornan on the alleged corruption and malpractices in the Travancore Devaswom Board... Read more
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The Hindu
For three women, a journey of liberation on Chennai Mailaccused were free. Also, the police were yet to nab many of the accused. The P
For three women, a journey of liberation on Chennai Mail
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
accused were free. Also, the police were yet to nab many of the accused. The Punarjani Lady Lawyers’ Initiative moved the Kerala High Court demanding the release of the women, who in turn wrote an open letter to the Governor. The High Commission... Read more
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dna
Court orders probe against KM Mani; one more Vigilance caseon a petition by the investigating officer. Mani had to resign as the Finance M
Court orders probe against KM Mani; one more Vigilance case
dna / Posted 23 days ago
on a petition by the investigating officer. Mani had to resign as the Finance Minister after an adverse remark from the Kerala High Court in the bar bribery scam. Kerala State Bar Hotel Owners Association working president Biju Ramesh had... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Actor Mammootty inaugurates photo exhibitionhe said. The organisers chose the name ‘The Fourth Gender’ to protest against
Actor Mammootty inaugurates photo exhibition
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
he said. The organisers chose the name ‘The Fourth Gender’ to protest against the recent assault on mediapersons at Kerala High Court and Vanchiyoor court in Thiruvanathapuram. Some of the lawyers had also placed posters calling the... Read more
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dna
Sree Narayana Guru not an avatar of God: Kerala HCThe Kerala High Court has observed that the state's legendary social reformer S
Sree Narayana Guru not an avatar of God: Kerala HC
dna / Posted 27 days ago
The Kerala High Court has observed that the state's legendary social reformer Sree Narayana Guru is not an avatar of God and a 'Gurumandiram' housing his statue cannot be treated as a temple. A bench comprising Justices V Chitambaresh and K Harilal... Read more
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The Hindu
Ignoring best practicesMadras High Courts have said that a commissioning mother is entitled to materni
Ignoring best practices
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
Madras High Courts have said that a commissioning mother is entitled to maternity leave after the child’s birth, while the Kerala High Court has disagreed. The regulation of ART clinics and banks (which register and store donor information/sperms... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala HC admits petition against State Bank of Travancore's merger - newkerala.com #11189930 : A petition questioning the merger of State Bank of Travancore (SBT) with S
Kerala HC admits petition against State Bank of Travancore's merger - newkerala.com #111899
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
30 : A petition questioning the merger of State Bank of Travancore (SBT) with State Bank of India (SBI) was admitted in the Kerala High Court here on Tuesday. The public interest petition was filed by a forum of various political parties, trade... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Muslim cop knocks on Kerala HC door after boss asks him not to grow beardA Muslim police officer in Kochi has approached the Kerala high court challengi
Muslim cop knocks on Kerala HC door after boss asks him not to grow beard
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 days ago
A Muslim police officer in Kochi has approached the Kerala high court challenging the state police chief’s refusal to let him grow a beard, saying the restriction violated his fundamental rights. In his petition K Riyas, a civil police officer... Read more
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The Hindu
Cop moves HC to grow beardThe Kerala High Court on Monday admitted a writ petition filed by K. Riyas. A
Cop moves HC to grow beard
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
The Kerala High Court on Monday admitted a writ petition filed by K. Riyas. A civil police officer in Kochi belonging to the Muslim community has challenged the State Police Chief’s refusal to allow him to grow a beard as part of his religious... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bombay HC verdict on women at Haji Ali Dargah reignites Sabarimala debatebased on the concept of naisthik brahmachari (eternal celibate), a fact well do
Bombay HC verdict on women at Haji Ali Dargah reignites Sabarimala debate
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 1 months ago
based on the concept of naisthik brahmachari (eternal celibate), a fact well documented in the British records and a 1991 Kerala high court verdict, he said. Only a section among priests and others are clinging on to the 25-year-old court verdict... Read more
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The Hindu
It is a canine question before beleaguered Kerala: To kill or not to killhospitals, the issue reached the Supreme Court, which appointed a committee hea
It is a canine question before beleaguered Kerala: To kill or not to kill
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
hospitals, the issue reached the Supreme Court, which appointed a committee headed by S. Siri Jagan, a former judge of the Kerala High Court, to assess complaints of victims, the nature and gravity of their injuries and the availability of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Court orders further probe against K M Mani in bar scamhe was paid one crore rupees bribe for reopening closed bars, had to resign unc
Court orders further probe against K M Mani in bar scam
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
he was paid one crore rupees bribe for reopening closed bars, had to resign unceremoniously after an adverse remark by the Kerala high court in November 2015. The case itself was a conspiracy by bar owners, he said, adding, audio tapes revealing... Read more
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