1996 Suryanelli Gangrape Case

  • Suryanelli case: Key convict Dharmarajan taken into custody February 15, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The third accused in the Suryanelli rape case, SS Dharmarajan, was taken into custody by a special team of the Kerala police on Friday. Dharmarajan was arrested from an undisclosed location in Karnataka and will be brought to the special court in Kottayam where he will be presented before...
  • Kurien writes to Sonia on allegations against him in Suryanelli case February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Caught with allegations in the Suryanelli gangrape case, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien has written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. He has said that the allegations on him in the Suryanelli gangrape case are political vendetta. This comes amidst increasing clamour for Kurien's resignation after allegations against...
  • Suryanelli gangrape: More trouble for Kurien as PC Chacko speaks against him February 11, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amidst growing calls for the removal, more trouble is piling on for Rajya sabha deputy chairman PJ Kurien in the Suryanelli gangrape case. Kurien's own party spokesperson PC Chacko has now spoken out against him, saying the Congress party will take a decision on him before the Budget Session....
  • Cong to take call on Kurien before Budget Session: Chacko February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst growing calls for the removal of Deputy Chariman of Rajya Sabha PJ Kurien, Congress spokesperson and Kurien's colleague from Kerala, PC Chacko has said the party will take a decision on his removal before the Budget Session. Meanwhile, there are indications that the infighting in Congress is...
  • Opponents using Suryanelli rape survivor: Kurien February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson and Congress MP PJ Kurien on Friday ruled out his resignation following allegations of his involvement in the 1996 Suryanelli gangrape case. Speaking to CNNIBN the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson said, "There is no question of stepping down from my position." Kurien also claimed that...
  • Suryanelli rape: Cong under pressure to act against Kurien February 8, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress is under immense pressure to act against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien as the demand for his resignation grows following allegations of his involvement in the 1996 Suryanelli gangrape case. Adding to the Congress's woes, key witness KS Rajan, whose testimony was crucial to Kurien's acquittal,...
  • Suryanelli rape: More trouble for Kurien, witness retracts statement February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: There has been a dramatic twist in the 1996 Suryanelli rape case in which Deputy Rajya Sabha Chairman PJ Kurien has been implicated. KS Rajan, a key witness whose testimony was key to Kurien's acquittal, has now retracted his statement. Rajan has now said that his statement that...
  • Kurien seeks appointment with Sonia as demand for his removal grows February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien has sought time to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi. The attempt to meet Sonia Gandhi comes hours after the Suryanelli rape victim's mother wrote to Sonia asking her to intervene in the interest of justice for her daughter. The gangrape victim has...