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Move products by rail: Court to oil firms


September 20th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of a road accident last month in Kannur involving an LPG tanker, the Kerala High Court Thursday asked public sector oil companies to ... Read more...

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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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Always believed in the judiciary: Former ISRO scientist


September 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 7 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Friday upheld the order of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ordering compensation of Rs.1 million to ... Read more...

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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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No sovereign immunity for Italian Marines, centre tells SC


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that two Italian Marines facing trial for killing two fishermen off Kerala coast enjoyed no sovereign immunity and ... Read more...

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Assam government to ban bandhs


August 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday decided to ban calling of bandhs for the next one month in the state.Assam's Home Secretary G.D. Tripathi said the decision was ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

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IUML worker’s murder: Kerala CPI-M leader gets bail


August 27th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 27 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was Monday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator, 32 others charged in IUML worker murder


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) The CPI-M's Kannur district secretary P.Jayarajan and party legislator T.V.Rajesh are among the 33 accused named in the charge sheet filed Friday in the IUML ... Read more...

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Kerala legislator gets bail in murder case


August 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator T.V. Rajesh was Tuesday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Kerala court stays Varkala poll cancellation order (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday suspended its earlier order cancelling the election to the Kerala assembly from Varkala constituency and gave a month to the ... Read more...

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Kerala court cancels Varkala assembly poll


August 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday cancelled the election held at Varkala assembly constituency following a petition by Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) S. Prahaladan, whose nomination ... Read more...

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CPI(M) MLA Rajesh denied bail, Jayarajan’s remand extended


August 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, Kerala Aug 14 (IANS) While arrested CPI(M) legislator T.V. Rajesh's bail plea was dismissed, the judicial remand of party leader and Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was extended till ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator remanded in custody in murder case (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur/Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) CPI-M legislator T.V.Rajesh, an accused in the murder of a Muslim League activist, was Monday remanded in judicial custody till Aug 27 after the Kerala High ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Kerala CPI-M leaders in murder case


August 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday struck a double blow to the CPI-M by dismissing bail pleas of party legislator T.V. Rajesh and jailed Kannur district party ... Read more...

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Centre opposes plea for stay on Italian Marines’ trial


August 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday opposed a plea seeking suspension of the trial of two Italian Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen after allegedly ... Read more...

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Finish probe in three months, Kerala court says


August 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday directed the government to ensure that the probe against former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son in an alleged land deal ended ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader denied bail in murder case


August 4th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 4 (IANS) A court Saturday denied bail to Marxist leader P. Jayarajan, arrested for his alleged role in the murder of a Muslim League worker.The Kannur chief ... Read more...

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Decision on arrested Kerala CPI-M leader’s bail Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 3 (IANS) A court here completed hearing on the bail plea of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan, arrested in a case of murder, and ... Read more...

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Kerala villagers unite to thwart high court order


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Villapinsalla was once a sleepy village on the outskirts of the city until the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation set up a waste treatment plant there a decade ago. ... Read more...

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Court stays trial of Italian marines till July 30


July 24th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday stopped till July 30 the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.The fishermen were ... Read more...

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Actor’s complaint on film award has no merit: Cinema minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) National award-winning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary "Pokkali" was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards ... Read more...

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Italian marines’ plea: SC notice to centre, Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on the plea of the Italian government and its two marines seeking a ... Read more...

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Congress asks Kerala to protect agricultural land


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) A high-level coordination committee of the Congress party Wednesday asked the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala to amend existing laws and bring in suitable fresh laws ... Read more...

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Italian ship: SC refuses to alter high court order


July 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to alter the order of Kerala High Court's registrar general asking the owner of Italian ship Enrica Lexie to furnish ... Read more...

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Kerala court quashes charge sheet in Sabarimala case


July 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday quashed the charge sheet filed by police in the controversial Sabarimala "astrological finding" case, which included Kannada actress Jaimala among the ... Read more...

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An ice cream in Kerala that’s frozen in time (Kerala Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) An ice cream does not take more than 15 minutes to melt, but in Kerala a case that began from an ice cream parlour has acquired ... Read more...

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Kerala court drama features divorced star couple


July 6th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 6 (IANS) It was not a scene out of a Malayalam film but real life drama as divorced star couple Manoj K. Jayan and actress Urvasi Friday came ... Read more...

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SC notice to Kerala on Achuthanandan’s plea (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the Kerala government on a plea of former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan for a special investigation team's report ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader gets bail in murder case (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) C.H. Ashokan, a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader, was Monday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of former party colleague T.P. ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader evades Kerala Police questioning


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani failed to appear before police here for questioning, and the police team probing him made it ... Read more...

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Congress MP ready to be quizzed by police, CPI-M leaders not keen


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Congress MP K.Sudhakaran Sunday asserted he would make himself available before the special police team probing a case of attempted murder against him but CPI-M legislator ... Read more...

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Court refuses to quash FIR against CPI-M leader


June 28th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to quash a FIR registered against a CPI-M leader for a speech justifying murders, and asked police to go ahead ... Read more...

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No compromise on trial of Italian marines: Krishna


June 27th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday said it will "not compromise" on its stand that the two Italian marines held in Kerala over the killing of two fishermen ... Read more...

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Action sought against another CPI-M leader


June 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Tuesday asked the Kerala government to take seriously a CPI-M leader's speech threatening to kill a dissident leader who ... Read more...

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