AIADMK

  • 'Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line' in Jaya case: Court 7 hours 16 minutes ago

    Bangalore: "Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line of this case," the Special Court that gave a watershed verdict sentencing AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and three others to four years in jail in the disproportionate assets case has said. "Huge accumulation of wealth in a short span of five...
  • PMK criticises protest against Jaya jailing, says it will destroy democracy 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    Chennai: PMK chief Ramadoss has issued a statement regarding the ongoing protests in Tamil Nadu against former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's conviction. He said that the people should respect judiciary and expressed concern over the assault on judiciary. He said that it raises questions on the future of democracy in the...
  • Jayalalithaa to stay in jail, bail plea adjourned by Karnataka HC till Tuesday January 11, 1410

    Bangalore: In a setback for former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the vacation bench Karnataka High Court adjourned the hearing of her bail plea to Tuesday. Her lawyers filed a plea seeking a speedy hearing of the case against her after the Karnataka High Court had put off her...
  • Special bench of Karnataka HC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    Chennai: A special vacation bench of the Karnataka High Court will hear former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday. Her lawyers filed a plea seeking a speedy hearing of the case against her after the Karnataka High Court had put off her bail plea hearing till Monday...
  • Jayalalithaa, others could not satisfactorily account for wealth, says Bangalore court Yesterday

    Bangalore: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa could not "satisfactorily account" for immovable properties and pecuniary resources of the value of Rs 53.6 crore when she was the Chief Minister from 1991 to 1996, the Special Court that sentenced her to four years in jail has held. Prosecution has proved "beyond reasonable...
  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing Yesterday

    In order to show solidarity with former chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, cinema halls across Tamil Nadu are shut. Members of the Tamil Film Exhibitors Association are fasting to show their support for the AIADMK chief, who has been convicted and sentenced in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. AIADMK...
  • Panneerselvam arrives in Bangalore, expected to meet Jaya on Tuesday 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Newly sworn-in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who arrived on Monday along with his senior cabinet colleagues, is expected to meet AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who is in prison after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. "Pannerselvam today arrived in Bangalore along with some senior cabinet colleagues and...
  • Tamil Nadu: Congress MP comes out openly in 'moral support' of Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Puducherry: Sulking Rajya Sabha Congress MP P Kannan on Monday came out openly in support of extending "moral support" to jailed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, saying her conviction in a wealth case was not a political setback to her, but she would scale greater heights. "I am extending moral support to...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam, colleagues leave for Bangalore to meet Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Chennai: Hours after being sworn in as the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam left for Bangalore with his senior Cabinet colleagues to call on the AIADMK supremo, who is in prison after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. Senior party leaders and cabinet ministers, including Natham R Viswanathan,...
  • Loyal to the core, new TN CM O Panneerselvam refuses to sit in Jaya's chamber 2 days ago

    Chennai: Reaffirming his unflinching loyalty to his jailed leader AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, newly sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday chose not to enter the designated chamber for the head of state at the secretariat but function from his erstwhile Minister's office. Panneerselvam, handpicked by Jayalalithaa to take...
  • Centre offers help to Tamil Nadu following tension in state 2 days ago

    Speaking on the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu following the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Home secretary has spoken to chief secretary and DGP of Tamil Nadu. Center has offered all help." ...
  • Jayalalithaa moves Karnataka High Court seeking bail 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief J Jayalalithaa moved Karnataka High Court on Monday seeking bail in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. Jaya's lawyers filed two petitions in the High Court. First, for suspension of punishment and the other seeking stay on state government's move...
  • O Panneerselvam's second stint as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 2 days ago

    Once a tea seller in a small town in Theni district, 63-year-old O Panneerselvam is now Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister. But OPS as he is popularly known is no stranger to the chief minister's chair. As a first-time MLA back in 2001, he was sworn in as chief minister...
  • Change of guard in Tamil Nadu today, Panneerselvam to be the new CM 2 days ago

    Chennai: She is the first sitting Chief Minister to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced to four years in jail. But the AIADMK aims to persevere. J Jayalalithaa has hand picked her successor, entrusting her loyalist and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam with the top job in...
  • Jayalalithaa allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara 3 days ago

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has been allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison. Jayalalithaa took a stroll within the jail premises at 5:30 on Sunday morning. AIADMK supporters were refused permission to meet Jayalalithaa on Sunday. ...
  • Chennai: Student attempts suicide over Jayalalithaa's conviction 3 days ago

    Chennai: A 17-year-old girl school student was battling for life in Tamil Nadu on Sunday after setting herself on fire over the jailing of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, police said. The teenager, M. Nagalakshmi, was admitted to the government hospital in Madurai town with around 80 per cent burn injuries, a...
  • Crucial AIADMK meet to decide on new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister begins 3 days ago

    Chennai: The crucial meeting of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has begun to decide on the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in Chennai on Sunday. As party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65 crore illegal asset case, AIADMK...
  • DA case: AIADMK allies stand by Jayalalithaa, say verdict not final 3 days ago

    Chennai: Rallying behind beleaguered AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, two of her allies on Sunday said the Bangalore special court verdict convicting her in the disproportionate assets case was not final and expressed hope that she would emerge victorious. "The verdict is not final and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will break the barriers through...
  • Jayalalithaa to move Karnataka High Court seeking bail, stay on conviction in DA case 3 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who has been jailed for four years after a special court convicted her in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case will move Karnataka High Court on Monday seeking bail, said her advocate B Kumar. The AIADMK chief, who has bee fined Rs 100...
  • Life limps back to normalcy in Tamil Nadu 3 days ago

    Chennai: Life is limping back to normalcy in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, a day after clashes broke out following Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's conviction and sentencing in a corruption case. Buses and shops were open for business in some cities, while bus services in Salem, Cuddalore, Villupuram and some other cities...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa's successor as CM likely to be decided today, say sources 3 days ago

    Chennai: Legislators of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam are likely to decide on the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister as they meet in Chennai on Sunday evening, say sources. A day after their party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65...
  • With J Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu awaits a new chief minister 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa spent her first night in Bangalore Central Jail after she was convicted by a special court in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. She has been given four years imprisonment and Rs 100 crore fine under the prevention of corruption act. She has been...
  • Tamil Nadu: FIR filed against Karunanidhi, Stalin on complaints by AIADMK workers over clash 4 days ago

    Chennai: An FIR has been fired against DMK chief M Karunanidhi and his son MK Stalin following violence outside Karunanidhi's house on Saturday. Three FIRs were filed at the Royapettah Police Station against the two and several others here last night based on complaint by some AIADMK workers who...
  • From an actor to a politician, Jaya's four-decade-long political journey 4 days ago

    Chennai: J Jayalalithaa has traversed a long path of highs and lows in her four-decade-long political career. From her days in south Indian cinema to entering politics under the guidance of MG Ramachandran and going on to become a major player in the current political scene, Jayalalithaa's career has seen...
  • Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha in Jayalalithaa DA case a no-nonsense judge 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha, who convicted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case on Saturday, has a reputation of being a no-nonsense judge who gave an indication of his stern approach while dealing with the politically volatile case. D'Cunha, who has grabbed attention for delivering the...
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa jailed for 4 years, barred from fighting elections for 10 years 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Dealing a fatal blow to the political career of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, a Bangalore court on Saturday sentenced her to four years in jail and also slapped a fine of Rs 100 crore on her in a...
  • Kerala suspends buses to Tamil Nadu fearing protests after Jayalalithaa conviction 4 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has decided to suspend all its services to Tamil Nadu by terminating these close to the border. The decision has been taken fearing protests and vandalism by people after a trial court held Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa guilty of amassing assets...
  • Violence erupts across Tamil Nadu after Jaya's conviction 4 days ago

    Chennai: Violence broke out in several parts of Tamil Nadu on Saturday after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted in a graft case with angry AIADMK supporters indulging in stone pelting and arson and forcing closure of shops. Tension prevailed as protesters burnt effigies of DMK President M Karunanidhi, his sons...
  • As it happened: TN CM Jayalalithaa sentenced to 4-year jail term in disproportionate assets case 4 days ago

    A special court in Bangalore will deliver the much awaited verdict against Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa in an 18-year-old corruption case. ...
  • Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court's verdict against Jaya 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Police cane-charged AIADMK activists who were trying to proceed towards the special court in Bangalore which is set to pronounce verdict in the disproportionate wealth case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. As the AIADMK sympathisers attempted to break the security cordon at Hosar Road Junction near the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka...