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Kerala High Court


Actor assault case: Kerala HC refuses plea for transfer

November 21, 2020 6:40 am

The petitioners — the actress and the prosecution (state government) — had alleged that the trial court was biased and hostile.

Abduction-sexual assault case: Kerala actor moves HC for change of trial court

October 29, 2020 5:42 am

In her petition, the actor alleged that the trial court was not neutral in the trial of the case and hence she feared justice would be denied to her.

Kerala plans tougher laws on online abuse

October 22, 2020 7:39 am

An official release said the Kerala High Court had earlier directed the state police to take steps against hate campaigns and attacks through social media. The time of the coronavirus pandemic has seen a spurt in attacks and hate campaigns on social media.

Thiruvananthapuram airport leasing: Kerala HC rejects state govt plea

October 20, 2020 12:46 am

The state government had filed an application in the court against the Central government's decision to lease out the operation, management, and development of Thiruvantjapuram airport to Adani Enterprises for a period of 50 years.

Don't arrest Sivasankar till Oct 23, Kerala HC tells ED

October 15, 2020 4:09 pm

The court gave the direction to the ED, probing the money trail in the Kerala gold smuggling case, on Sivasankaran's plea seeking anticipatory bail. Adjourning the matter to October 23, the court directed the central agency not to arrest him till then.

Justice KK Usha, former Kerala High Court Chief Justice, dies at 81

October 06, 2020 1:31 am

Justice Usha, who served the High Court as Chief Justice from 2000 to 2001, was the first woman to be directly elevated to the HC bench from the bar.

HC rejects Kerala plea against CBI probe into murders of Youth Congress workers

August 26, 2020 1:58 am

A single bench of the High Court had in September 2019 ordered a CBI probe into the murders of Kripesh and Sarath Lal after their families approached the court, alleging that the state crime branch had not looked into the conspiracy behind the February 17, 2019 killings.

Kerala HC asks CBI to probe death of farmer nabbed by forest officers

August 22, 2020 10:56 am

The body of 40-year-old P P Mathai, a resident of Ranni in Pathanamthitta district, was found in a well on July 28, hours after he was taken into custody.

Ker govt takes over church amid resistance from followers

August 17, 2020 1:22 pm

Police entered the church wearing PPE kits to protect themselves from COVID-19 infection during the action to take over the Church.

Kerala HC dismisses anticipatory bail petition of activist Rehana Fathima in semi-nude video case

July 24, 2020 4:26 pm

Fathima has been booked under sections 13, 14, and 15 of POCSO Act, section 67B(d) of the Information Technology Act, and section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act at the Ernakulam Town police station based on a complaint filed by a local BJP leader.


First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.