NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear on August 5 a plea of former Bishop Franco Mulakkal seeking direction to discharge him from the nun rape case. A bench headed by Justice AS Bopanna will hear Mulakkal's plea for dropping of rape charges against him. Mulakkal has filed the plea in top court where he claimed to be innocent and said he was implicated after he questioned the financial dealings of the victim nun. He has recently approached the top court after the Kerala High Court has rejected his plea for discharge from the case. On July 7, the Kerala High Court had rejected Mulakkal's plea to quash the charge of sexually assaulting a nun against him and directed him
NEW DELHI: The Kerala nurse who was killed on Tuesday outside the hospital in Florida, US, where she worked, was the victim of domestic violence and her husband was charged with first-degree murder. Merin Joy (28) from Kottayam was stabbed multiple times. Her husband, Philip Mathew, was traced from witnesses’ accounts.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM (KERALA): Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that there is a community spread in some places in coastal areas of Thiruvananthapuram, where a large number of coronavirus cases have been reported. He said that a total lockdown will be implemented in the coastal areas from Saturday. "The situation in some places in the coastal areas of Thiruvananthapuram district is serious as COVID-19 is spreading at a very fast rate. Large number of cases in these areas are an indication of the infection spread. We can say there is a community spread in these places. The government is taking steps to coordinate all the efforts to face this serious situation," Vijayan said at a press conference. The Chief