Pj Kurien

  • Suryanelli gangrape case: Kerala HC to pronounce verdict today 04-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court will on Friday pronounce its verdict on the Suryanelli gangrape case. The case dates back to 1996 when a 16-year-old girl was abducted and raped in Kerala's Idukki district. According to the prosecution, the girl was raped about 68 times in a period of 40...
  • Pandemonium in RS over tabling of JPC report on 2G scam 10-12-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Pandemonium was witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as the JPC report on 2G spectrum scam was tabled, with Opposition alleging that the "substance" of the dissent notes had been altered in the document which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The controversial report...
  • Suryanelli rape survivor should have been heard: Kerala HC 25-11-2013 12:30 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court observed that the version of the rape survivor should have been heard while considering the discharge petition of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in Suryanelli rape case. The observation was made in a petition filed by the rape survivor that she should be made...
  • Suryanelli sex scandal: High Court dismisses plea to probe Kurien 23-10-2013 04:24 PM

    The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea filed by the victim in the Suryanelli sex scandal case, seeking a further probe against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J.Kurien. The high court pointed out that even the apex court had cleared Kurien and there's no reason to intervene.The victim in her...
  • Two TDP MPs again suspended from Rajya Sabha 27-08-2013 01:07 PM

    Two Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members protesting against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh were suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the second consecutive day on Tuesday for disrupting house proceedings. Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien suspended CM Ramesh and YS Chaudhary for the day. As soon as zero hour began,...
  • Navy loses INS Sindhurakshak, no contact yet with 18 submariners 14-08-2013 06:43 PM

    Mumbai: In a huge setback to the Indian Navy, one of India's most advanced diesel-electric submarine, INS Sindhurakshak, caught fire following two massive explosions and sank in the dockyard in Mumbai early on Wednesday morning. While there has been no contact with the 18 trapped submariners since the explosions and...
  • Kurien not an accused in Suryanelli gangrape case: Court 29-06-2013 02:07 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a major relief to PJ Kurien and a setback for the Suryanelli gangrape survivor, a Session Court ruled on Saturday that the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman will not be made an accused in the nearly two decade-old case. The court rejected the survivor's plea based on prime accused...
  • Suryanelli survivor seeks to implead in PIL against Kurien 11-06-2013 06:46 PM

    Kochi: The Suryanelli rape survivor on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to implead herself in the PIL which sought a direction for further investigation into the involvement of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the nearly two decade-old case. In her petition, the woman submitted that she...
  • Suryanelli case: Convict retracts charge against Kurien 29-05-2013 06:32 PM

    Thodupuzha: In yet another twist to the nearly two-decade-old Suryanelli sex scandal, the lone convict in the case, Dharmarajan on Wednesday retracted his allegation that Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien was involved in the case. In an affidavit filed through his lawyer in the Sessions Court...
  • Suryanelli rape case: Court to hear survivor's plea against Kurien 29-05-2013 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: A district court will review the 1996 Suryanelli rape case on Wednesday. The case relates to the rape of a 16-year-old girl of Suryanelli in Idukki District. Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien faced a setback in the case after a sessions court in Kerala had issued a...
  • Parliament stalled amidst BJP demand for PM's resignation 03-05-2013 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Proceedings in Parliament were disrupted on Friday with the Lok Sabha adjourning for the day at noon, as members of several parties raised slogans on a variety of demands, including Prime Minister's resignation over alleged scam in coal block allocation. Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.30 PM soon...
  • Left parties boycott Kurien chairing debate on rape in RS 22-04-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Left parties on Monday boycotted Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien by staging a walkout to protest his presiding over the proceedings of the House when it was debating the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi. As soon as Kurien assumed the Chair from EM Sudharsana...
  • Suryanelli survivor withdraws request of special prosecutors 12-04-2013 07:09 PM

    Kochi: The Suryanelli gangrape survivor on Friday withdrew her request to appoint Special prosecutors to contest the appeals of the 35 accused in the case in the Kerala High Court. However, the court permitted the survivor to make an application to appoint a counsel of her choice to assist the...
  • Suryanelli gangrape case: Court sends notice to Kurien 27-03-2013 02:15 PM

    Kerala: A Kerala district court on Wednesday sent a notice to Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha PJ Kurien and five others in connection with the Suryanelli gangrape case, after the survivor filed a fresh petition demanding Kurien be made an accused. A similar attempt by the survivor early in 2013...