Everything you need to know about Mavelikara Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mavelikara Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Jerusalem, May 19 (IANS) The state of Israel has said it would return the lands of a settlement evacuated in 2005 back to its original Palestinian owners, an Israeli daily said Sunday.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Further hardening its stand on the Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the primacy of the State Election Commission in holding the panchayat polls, the West Bengal government Saturday said it was ready to take the legal battle to the Supreme Court if it did not get a favourable response from a the division bench.
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Production and sale of gutka, pan masala and edible tobacco products has been banned in Tamil Nadu to prevent cancer, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa announced in the assembly Wednesday.
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow Arbitration Court has upheld a ban on Halloween-themed makeup tutorial video, which has been ruled by a state watchdog as "suicide promotion".
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Celebrities in China will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Goa are "out of question" now, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday, adding that over 38 lakh square metres of land given to seven SEZ promoters would be taken back.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered resident doctors in government hospitals across the state to call off their two-day strike immediately.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Internet security software company VirnetX has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, saying the software giant's Skype service violates six of its patents.
Brasilia, April 22 (IANS) A Brazilian judge has sentenced 23 police officers to 156 years in prison each for involvement in a notorious prison massacre in 1992.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar who had targeted him in a bomb attack in 1993, then Youth Congress leader M.S. Bitta Friday alleged no one - including his Congress party - had come forward to help him.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has been flooded with at least 60 representations either seeking or opposing clemency for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Friday spoke to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid about the two Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Wednesday said that "no formal decision has been taken" on which agency will be handed over the probe into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by two Italian marines, amid reports that the National Investigation Agency has got the nod to do so.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew the restraining order on Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini, which it had imposed following Italy's decision to not send back two of its marines arrested in connection with the murder of the two Kerala fishermen.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
On Board Air India One, Mar 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has declined to comment on the case of two Italian marines and the issue of delays in setting up a special court to try them on charges of killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The two Italian marines facing murder charges in the shooting of two Indian fishermen off Kerala Coast last year reached the national capital on Friday.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said the Italian Government's decision to return the marines is a welcome development, and added that it has vindicated the Indian judicial system and India's diplomacy.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Indian Government is reported to be seeking the European Union's interventional support to resolve its row with Italy over the return of two marines to face trial for killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012.
In response to the sudden u-turn by the Italian government by refusal to return of the naval guards, charged with killing of two Indian fishermen last year, India's Ministry of External Affairs summoned the Italian Ambassador, Daniele Mancini, to convey India's position in the "strongest of terms", which is diplomatic parlance for a stiff lecture.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday accused the Central Government of colluding with Italy over the latter's refusal to send back two marines charged with the murder of two fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Congress-led UPA Government to explain to the nation what actions it plans to take to ensure the return of the Italian marines to face trial in India.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Faced with severe criticism after Italy refused to send back two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, the Congress-led UPA Government may take a hard stand and expel Rome's envoy in New Delhi, Daniele Mancini.
Marrakech (Morocco), March 10 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here to take part in the 35th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly.
Islamabad, Mar. 7 (ANI): Banned militant organisations, state's security institutions and political parties have been identified as the key elements responsible for attacks on media persons in Pakistan.
Islamabad, March 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan's top court Wednesday abolished an army court's death penalty judgment to two civilian convicts in a suicide attack case on the country's former military president Pervez Musharraf, local media reported.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian opposition blogger, who has been hounded by allegations of child abuse, has moved from Moscow to Prague but denied that the move has anything to do with the accusations.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone's former fiance is facing the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of blackmailing the socialite for 200,000 dollars.
Kochi (Kerala), Feb.25 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the bail pleas of 17 accused in the Suryanelli rape case allegedly involving Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien till March 4.
In a major setback to around 2.1 million customers of MTS who holds the brand of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) that is going to shut down its operation in 10 circles within 30 days..................
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone has denied reports that he tried to blackmail the Formula 1 heiress for 200,000 pounds.
After a decision from the Supreme Court, Telecom operator Uninor has closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Telecom operator Uninor closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday following a Supreme Court order, which said all the operators who did not win spectrum in the previous auctions should close down services immediately.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Google is likely to be forced to remove offending posts on its Blogger website after a UK judge 'opened the door' for the search giant being required to monitor what users write.
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Rejecting a CBI probe into the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper deal, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that the investigation should be held either under the supervision of the Supreme Court or the Parliamentary Committee, and added that the Congress Party is notoriously known for misusing the CBI.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Makers of a film based on the life of India's most notorious bandit Veerappan have agreed to pay 2.5m rupees to his widow.
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Moscow Friday found former military intelligence officer Vladimir Kvachkov guilty of masterminding an armed coup and sentenced him to 13 years in prison.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 (ANI): Demanding a reinvestigation into the 1996 Suryanelli rape case in view of a charge levelled against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien by the victim, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said the former should step down from his post.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The government Monday defended its decision to come out with an ordinance on sexual assault, saying it has an open mind to other suggestions that might follow.
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday asked for an apology from Justice Santosh Hegde for the former Karnataka lokayukta's criticism of controversial amendments to Goa's Lokayukta law.
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Natasha Sivanandan, a 58-year-old Asian-origin woman, has won a 14-year-long court battle over sex and race discrimination after she was turned down for a post at a government-funded anti-racism group.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition to transfer December 16, 2012 gang-rape case to a place outside Delhi.
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): It seems to be over for Rupert Sanders and his wife Liberty Ross, as the 34-year-old actress filed for divorce from the director on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said that a former Congress chief minister and a cabinet minister were involved in illegal mining in the state and would soon be penalised .
St. Petersburg, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven children from Russia's St. Petersburg city are expected to reach the US by the end of February, despite a Russian ban on adoptions by US families, a top official said.
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam has appeared in court in Libya for the first time since his capture more than a year ago.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Two Italian sailors charged with killing two Indian fishermen lost their Supreme Court bid on Friday to be tried on home soil, a victory for New Delhi in a diplomatic tussle over jurisdiction that has strained ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Jan 21 hear a petition by Kingfisher Airlines challenging a Karnataka High Court's order to deposit 50 percent of the tax demanded by the income tax department and provide bank guarantee for the balance amount.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As the outcry for a speedy justice delivery system gains momentum in the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for judicial reforms to take "centre-stage in the fast-transforming world".
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to finalise the schedule for second round of spectrum auction here today.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Kerala Police, which probed the murder of a 'diamond merchant' in the capital city, have arrested five youths including three engineering students, according to an official.
London, Jan.4 (ANI): The arrest in the United Kingdom on January 3, 2013, of a Nepali army colonel suspected of torture sends a warning to those accused of serious crimes in Nepal and elsewhere that they cannot hide from the law forever, Human Rights Watch said today.
New York, Jan. 4 (ANI): A police officer can't pull anyone over and make an arrest for showing them the middle finger, a US court declared on Thursday.
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A man accused of leading an Al Qaeda plot to set off bombs in Manchester has been extradited to the US because of his alleged involvement in a wider conspiracy to also bomb New York and Norway, BBC reported Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 28 (IANS) Kerala Police probing the murder of a diamond merchant here appear to have tracked down the killer gang, according to police sources.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 26 (IANS) Kerala Police has stepped up efforts to nab the killers of a diamond merchant linked to an erstwhile royal family in the state, Chief Minister Oomen Chandy said here Wednesday. Harihara Varma reportedly possessed diamonds worth Rs.300 crore.
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS) The European Union Friday welcomed the decision of the Kerala High Court to allow two Italian marines held in India for killing two fishermen to return home for two weeks over Christmas pending settlement on their case.
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Russian parliament has given preliminary approval to legislation introducing a ban on NGOs involved in political activity in Russia and receiving funding or support from US citizens or US-based organisations, and those whose activities are seen as a threat to Russia's interests.
Washington, Dec.19 (ANI): The U.S. State Department has said that India is not a party to the civil suit filed in the Eastern District Court of New York in connection with a reported move to grant immunity for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and two of its former chiefs in a civil case of wrongful death filed by U.S. family members of victims of the Mumbai terror attacks.
Dublin, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Irish Government has pledged to pass a law soon that will allow women to undergo abortions if pregnancy threatens their lives.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today to discuss roadmap for unsold telecom spectrum.
Cairo, Dec 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely on Sunday, following protests against the court.
Cairo, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has halted its work "indefinitely" after protesters prevented justices from getting to their offices Sunday morning.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn have denied reports that the former International Monetary Fund chief has settled a lawsuit with a hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet here today.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said a panel would be constituted to check the sale of autorickshaws on the black market in the capital.
New Delhi, Nov.23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday provided major relief to telecom companies by ordering the government to refund over Rs 400 crore that it had taken as penaly from the former for not meeting roll out obligations.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had acted "fully in accordance" with its judgment on the auction of cancelled 2G licences.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the CBI on a public interest litigation that has sought cancellation of all coal blocks allocated to private companies and a SIT probe into the alleged scam.
Washington, Nov.15 (ANI): Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, the New York-based Human Rights Watch has said in a new 101-page report released this week.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The auction of 2G telecom spectrum resumed today at 9 a.m., even as the first day saw a subdued response.
Sydney, Nov (ANI): Google has paid 200,000 dollars in damages to a Melbourne man after he won a defamation case against the Internet search engine giant.
London, Nov. 4 (ANI): British counter-terrorism legislation is under threat from European judges in Strasbourg.
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Leaving behind a caste certificate row which almost cost him his parliamentary seat, Kerala MP Kodikunil Suresh joined the union ministry as minister of state for labour and employment Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday cleared a proposal for purchase of security gadgets worth Rs.23.61 crore to provide security to the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here, rated the richest temple in the world.
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) James Bond films are a high-octane action ride with plenty of thrills and some chills. And Daniel Craig, the latest to play the unflappable, debonair 007, says he tries to blank his mind so "that the fear doesn't come in" but also gets a kick out of the cuts and bruises.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A woman carer in Britain has been sentenced to jail for five years after she poured boiling water onto an elderly man and hit him on the head with a kettle when he refused to give her money for drugs.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A Delhi Court Thursday issued a production warrant against businessman Abhishek Verma for recording of evidence in a defamation case lodged by him against his American partner and another person.
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS) Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Thursday said he was "astounded and disconcerted" by the Indian justice system's dithering over the case of two Italian anti-pirate Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Norway's Telenor and India-based Unitech have reached an agreement to amicably settle all disputes between the two parties.
Cairo, Oct. 11 (Xinhua-ANI): The drafting commission in the Egyptian Constituent Assembly has finished the first draft of the constitution except some articles to be worked out within a week, official news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) A special court here fixed Nov 21 for framing of charges against former Commonwealth (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and others accused in a corruption case related to the preparations for the 2010 event held here, an official said.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom Monday decided to refund or adjust licence fees of companies whose licences stand cancelled following the Supreme Court's verdict on 2G spectrum allocation but have no criminal charges against them.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct.4 (ANI): The suspected key plotter of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008, Sayeed Zabiuddin Ansari, was sent to judicial custody till October 8.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on the issue of one-time spectrum fee remained inconclusive Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) The Kerala government will hand over at the earliest Rs.10 lakh as interim compensation to former ISRO scientist S. Nambi Narayanan, who was framed in a false espionage case, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Five sons of hate preacher Abu Hamza, who is fighting extradition to the US from Britain, have been convicted of serious offences ranging from bomb making to fraud and assaulting police, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Justice Altmas Kabir, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was Saturday sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Clad in a modest white sari, 65-year-old Sarthi Majumdar, a widow who has lived in Vrindavan for 40 years now, says she is happy that there is now an ambulance service for women like her.
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's topless pictures, first published in France's Closer magazine, have now appeared on the front cover of Italian magazine Chi.
Sydney, Sep 10(ANI): Ace American tennis player Andre Agassi was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions on Sunday before Serena William won the women's final.
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for looking the other way when iron ore in the state was being illegally mined, transported and exported, the Supreme Court Friday ordered a CBI probe into the illegal extraction and export of 50.7 lakh tonnes of iron ore from the state's forest areas from January 2009 to May 2010.
Sydney, Sept. 4 (ANI): A man said that it was a 'kick in the guts' after he was ordered to dig up his parents' graves following a split from his former wife in Australia.
--Indo-Asian News Service
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's stay order on the 2006 land acquisition for setting up industry in Singur.