Press Trust of India | Thursday June 6, 2013
The Kerala government today submitted an affidavit in the high court opposing a plea seeking further investigation against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the Suryanelli rape case.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday May 29, 2013
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 P J Kurien was involved in the case.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 26, 2013
Uproar over various issues, including BJP demand for resignation of the Prime Minister over the coal scam and the chit fund scandal in West Bengal, disrupted proceedings in Parliament, forcing Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 11, 2013
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien was on Thursday unanimously elected the Chairman of the prestigious Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) in Bangkok.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy (With inputs from PTI) | Wednesday March 27, 2013
In a setback for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien, a Sessions Court in Kerala today ordered issue of notice to him on a criminal revision petition filed by the Suryanelli rape victim.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday March 19, 2013
PJ Kurien, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, today met Pope Francis at his inauguration in Rome today. Mr Kurien is the leader of India's delegation for the inauguration, despite questions about his alleged role in the gang-rape of a teenager in 19...
Agence France-Presse | Monday March 18, 2013
India's decision to send a politician dogged by rape allegations involving a schoolgirl to the pope's inauguration was attacked on Monday by the victim's family and opposition figures.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Friday March 8, 2013
The family of a woman from Suryanelli in Kerala who was abducted and raped by 42 men almost two decades ago has alleged that the church where they pray has asked them to stay away.
Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 8, 2013
A Kerala church has asked the family of a woman who was abducted and raped by 42 men almost two decades ago, to stay away till "matters settle down."
Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday March 4, 2013
The Kerala High Court today adjourned the hearing of the bail of the 17 accused in the Suryanelli gang-rape case to March 15 for the lack of appeals and records, which were to be received from the Supreme Court.
Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday March 2, 2013
A plea by a woman abducted and raped by 42 men in 1996 that Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien was one of her assaulters and should be made an accused was rejected by a Kerala court today.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday February 26, 2013
The Congress today explained in Parliament why PJ Kurien should not be removed as Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha despite allegations that he raped a schoolgirl in 1996 in his home state of Kerala.
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday February 25, 2013
120 people have been questioned by the Cyber Police in and around Thiruvananthapuram for posting allegedly obscene Facebook posts about a woman advocate who spoke in defence of Congress leader PJ Kurien amid the furore over the Suryanelli rape case.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 25, 2013
The Kerala High Court on Monday adjourned to March four the hearing of the bail pleas of 17 accused in the Suryanelli rape case allegedly involving Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 25, 2013
In Kerala, 120 people have been questioned by the police in Thiruvananthapuram and nearby areas for posting allegedly obscene Facebook posts about Congress leader PJ Kurien and the Suryanelli rape case.