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  • Court criticizes Govt; Retired labourers awarded relief

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Finally 15 retired labourers who were figgting for justice got relief from the Kerala Administrative Tribunal, Thiruvananthapuram Bench. The petitioners who had retired from a State Agriculture Farm in Kollam district about 15 years ago were recently served a notice to pay back hefty amounts paid “in excess” to them as their retirement benefits […]

    Kaniyammal Murder Case: Court Finds Husband Guilty; Sentencing on Aug 25

    Thiruvananthapuram:  In the sensational Kaniyammal murder case a Thiruvananthapuram judicial court has found the husband of the deceased guilty of murder.  After completing the trail proceedings, on Tuesday Sixth Additional Sessions Judge K. Vishnu declared Mariyappan (42), guilty of murdering his wife Kaniyammal (38), a native of Thoothukudi The trial of the case was completed […]

    Kerala HC asks government to explain on arrest of black flag protesters

    Kochi: The High Court on Wednesday sought an explanation from the state government on a petition to declare the arrest and imprisonment of those displaying black flags as part of the protest illegal and unconstitutional. The court has asked this to the government while admitting a petition questioning the action of the Palarivattam police in […]

    Lawyers’ forum wants immediate action on death threat against public prosecutor

    Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Association of Lawyers (IAL) has firmly urged the state government to take stringent action against the accused who dared to threaten Additional Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor M Salahuddin in the Thiruvananthapuram Sessions Court. IAL state president K P Jayachandran has said that his association will not tolerate such misbehavior against lawyers from […]

    “Reappointing retired judges in POCSO courts could lead to prejudiced decisions”

    The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, (POCSO Act) is acknowledged as one of the finest, most effective and balanced legislation to protect children from sexual offences. The Act is gender-neutral and was enacted with a vision to make justice easier for victims of sexual abuses. The Act also does not differentiate the […]

    Judiciary yields to Lawyers’ demand; E-filing to be made easy and error free

    By Our Legal Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram: The Trivandrum Bar Association is known for its inimitable spirit to “fight till finish.”  The Association, up in arms against the “hurried and erroneous” implementation of E-filing in lower courts, has forced the authorities to “modify the decision” and make the process “effortless”   with an interest to ease the judicial […]

    Kerala Lawyers to Confront Compulsory e-filing

    From Our Legal Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram: Discontent is brewing within the legal fraternity in Kerala against the abrupt move from the administration to impose e-filing system on the advocates “without proper planning and necessary arrangements.” The “inconsiderate approach of the administration compelling the lawyers to follow e-filing system with no adequate homework cannot be accepted” said […]

    Important Legal Terms You Should Know About When Filing an Abuse Claim

    Are you or someone close to you in an abusive relationship or situation? Perhaps you have wanted to report the abuse and violation done to you or someone you love, yet you cannot find the courage to do so. In addition, you might feel overwhelmed to the point you are not sure what to do […]

    Centre For Civil Society organised a conference on fake news and disinformation

    New Delhi. Leading think tank Centre for Civil Society in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation organised the second edition of the Fake News Conference online. The Fake New Conference (FNC) brought together students and young professionals with journalists and media experts to dialogue on the state of the media, the limits of disinformation, misinformation and fake […]

    Do All Criminals Need a Lawyer?

     Creating a rule of law and having a solid justice system really separated the west from the rest of the world, long before the Industrial Revolution and modernity. Though, no matter how good our system can be at times to outside observers, people who are currently wrapped up in that system and dealing with criminal […]