Actress assault: HC rejects actor Dileep’s plea for digital evidence

The Kerala High Court dismissed a petition filed by Malayalam actor Dileep seeking a copy of the digital evidence of the alleged assault of a noted south Indian actress, in which he was a key accused. Continue Reading

Two more priests surrender in Kerala sexual abuse case

Fr Abraham Varghese alias Sony surrendered before a court at Thiruvalla while Fr Jaise K George at the crime branch office in Kollam this morning, the police said. Continue Reading

Kerala sexual assault case: SC directs two priests to surrender

The Supreme Court has cancelled the interim protection from arrest, given to two clergymen accused of sexually abusing a married woman, and asked them to surrender by 13 August. Continue Reading

Ban on confession against religious freedom: Kerala church

Thiruvananthapuram: The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church flayed the proposal of National Commission for Women (NCW) to prohibit the churches from practising confession, saying it went against the spirit of religious freedom envisaged in the Constitution. Continue Reading

Declare compulsory confession unconstitutional, says PIL in Kerala HC

Compulsory confession as a condition for fulfilling other spiritual and temporal needs of the laity prevalent in many churches must be declared unconstitutional, said a PIL filed in the Kerala High Court. Continue Reading