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  • BJP distances itself from Maneka Gandhi's letter to Jayalalithaa Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday distanced itself from Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's letter to convicted AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa after her release from Bangalore jail. The party said the letter from Maneka Gandhi is personal and should not be viewed as BJP's policy. BJP Secreatary Muralidhar Rao...
  • AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa thanks Maneka Gandhi, Rajnikanth for support Yesterday

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has thanked Union minister Maneka Gandhi for expressing sympathy and offering help to her. In a letter, Jaya said "Your letter touched me deeply. I was especially moved by the fact that despite your busy schedule as a Union Minister you found the time to...
  • Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi Yesterday

    Chennai: In his first significant remarks on the issue of his archrival AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa being convicted in a graft case, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday claimed that he neither rejoiced over her being jailed nor did he regret about her securing bail in the Supreme Court. Explaining...
  • Rajnikanth writes to Jayalalithaa, wishes her good health Yesterday

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in a letter to AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa has expressed his happiness over later's release from Jail. The superstar in his letter wrote, "I am very glad to have you back in Poes Garden. Praying for good times for you. Always wishing you well for good...
  • My public life is like swimming in a river of fire, says former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Chennai: Ruling AIADMK party general secretary and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday said her public life is akin to swimming in a river of fire. In a statement issued a day after she was released from the Bangalore Central Jail on bail, Jayalalithaa said: "My public life...
  • Jayalalithaa was cool, but all smiles: Jail official 2 days ago

    Bangalore: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa did not show any excitement, but was all smiles when she heard about her release from the jail, where she was lodged after being convicted in an illegal assets case. "She is a very strong lady. She was calm and composed and did not show any...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail 2 days ago

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa arrived in Chennai on Saturday evening after spending 21 days in a Bangalore prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case to a hero's welcome. The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out,...
  • DA case: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa to move out of Bangalore jail today 3 days ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will finally walk out on Saturday. The Supreme Court on Saturday granted bail to Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against her. Ahead of her release, Section 144 has been imposed around the Bangalore Central Jail...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? 3 days ago

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters 3 days ago

    Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that they would have committed suicide had she not got bail today in the DA case. ...
  • Watch: AIADMK supporters celebrate after SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa 4 days ago

    AIADMK supporters celebrated, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case on medical grounds. ...
  • Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam to personally go to Bangalore to welcome Jayalalithaa out of jail 4 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will personally go to Bangalore to welcome former chief minister J Jayalalithaa out of jail, after the Supreme Court granted her bail in the disproportionate assets case on Friday. The SC has also suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to...
  • AIADMK supporters break into celebrations after SC grants bail to former TN CM Jayalalithaa 4 days ago

    Chennai: AIADMK supporters broke out into celebrations, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case, paving way for her homecoming for the Diwali festival. What started as a sombre day at the party headquarters with grim-faced AIADMK...
  • AIADMK foundation day celebrated in Jayalalithaa's absence 4 days ago

    Chennai: It is a sheer coincidence that the AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's bail application is coming up before the Supreme Court on its foundation day. This will be the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week...
  • Jayalalithaa's last chance to be out of jail before Diwali, SC to hear her bail plea today 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Friday. This will be the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Earlier, Jayalalithaa had moved...
  • We have no objection to shift Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu, says Karnataka Government 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Karnataka Government will have no objection to shift AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu from a jail here if the neighbouring state makes a request through courts, Home Minister KJ George said on Monday. "If there is a proposal coming before the court from the Tamil Nadu government,...
  • SC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea in DA case on October 17 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Friday bail plea of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, undergoing jail term of four years for amassing disproportionate assets. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu posted the case for hearing on October 17 after senior advocate Fali S...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMK to stage demonstration at Nokia's Sriperumbudur plant October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Protesting handset maker Nokia's decision to suspend production from November 1, DMK's labour wing will stage a demonstration at Sriperumbudur on October 17, party chief M Karunanidhi said on Saturday. DMK's Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) will stage the demonstration under its chief M Shanmugam,...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • TN Opposition senses opportunity to shore up prospects post-Jaya conviction October 11, 2014

    Chennai: With a vacuum created in Tamil Nadu's political scene following the conviction of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa in a graft case, opposition parties are smelling an opportunity to strengthen their ranks ahead of the 2016 Assembly polls. At the forefront is the DMK, whose house the party chief M Karunanidhi is...
  • AIADMK asks cadres, supporters not to file any petitions October 10, 2014

    Chennai: The AIADMK on Friday told its party cadres and supporters that party general secretary J Jayalalithaa's team of lawyers would file the necessary petitions in the courts and asked them not to file any petitions without her permission. Jayalalithaa is now lodged in Bangalore Central Jail after being sentenced to...
  • 154 dead unable to bear shock of Jayalalithaa's arrest: AIADMK October 9, 2014

    Chennai: With the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa coming as a shock to her supporters, the party on Thursday claimed that 154 sympathisers have died unable to bear the anguish. According to data compiled by AIADMK on the basis of inputs it received from various districts, the toll included 113...
  • DMK MLA demands by-poll to Jaya's Srirangam assembly seat October 9, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK MLA J Anbazhagan has asked the Tamil Nadu assembly secretary to notify of the Srirangam constituency vacancy, the seat of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa or prepare for legal proceedings. In a letter, Anbazhagan also raised objection to Jayalalithaa's portraits in government offices. Jayalalithaa conviction in the...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Jayalalithaa moves SC for bail October 9, 2014

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief was denied bail in the Rs 66.65 crore case by the Karnataka High Court earlier this week. The 66-year-old has been in jail ever since she was...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC dismisses PIL against Jayalalithaa's removal as CM October 9, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging the change of guard in Tamil Nadu with the swearing in of O Panneerselvam as Chief Minister after AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was convicted in an illegal assets case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul...
  • Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good: Jail officer October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's health condition is "as usual good", a top police officer said on Wednesday, a day after Karnataka High Court rejected her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case. "Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good," Additional Director General of Police (Prisons) K V Gagandeep said. The...
  • BJP sees chance to expand in Tamil Nadu post Jayalalithaa's arrest October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister not to allow any violence in the wake of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's arrest and saw an opportunity to expand its base in the state to fill possible political vacuum. "It is the complete responsibility of the present Chief Minister O...
  • Will winds of change sweep Tamil Nadu? October 8, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu had its last congress government under M. Bhaktavatsalam from 1963-67, after which the Dravidian movement of E.V. Ramasami Naicker ('Periyar') and C.N. Annadurai swept Tamil Nadu into a strong regional powerhouse. Successive Governments of Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the breakaway group All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)...
  • Jayalalithaa likely to approach SC today for bail in corruption case October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: A day after the Karnataka High Court refused to grant her bail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa is likely to approach the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Karnataka High Court had on Tuesday refused her plea saying that there was no sufficient ground for awarding conditional bail to her....
  • Opposition in Tamil Nadu conspiring to sully government: AIADMK October 7, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday hit out at opposition parties, accusing them of conspiring to sully his government's image by alleging that law and order was deteriorating in the state and urged people not to resort to agitation over party supremo Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft...