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  • BJP asks MPs, ministers to declare their assets by Wednesday December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday pulled up its MPs and ministers and asked them to declare their assets by Wednesday. The issue was discussed in the BJP Parliamentary Party meet. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "All MPs were asked to go to every village." Senior leader LK Advani...
  • No sudden increase in my assets: Railway Minister October 27, 2014

    Mangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has rejected charges that there has been a sudden increase in his assets by over Rs 10 crore since he joined the Union Cabinet, saying he had never misused public money as a "dedicated politician." Disclosing details of his assets, he said the reports about...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against Yeddyurappa October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed a probe against former chief minister and BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier a court in Shimoga had quashed FIRs against Yeddyurappa in the case. The FIR had alleged that Yeddyurappa had grabbed government land in Shimoga. The HC overturned...
  • Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi October 19, 2014

    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...
  • DA case: J Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore jail after 22 days, Tamil Nadu CM receives her October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in Bangalore Central Prison, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out on Saturday. Her release from jail was in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael...
  • DA case: Bangalore special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Saturday issued the order for release of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa from jail in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha came after a bond for Rs 2 crore was...
  • DA case: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa to move out of Bangalore jail today October 18, 2014

    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? October 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Timeline: Legal, political twists in Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case October 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Following is the course the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has traversed, seeing legal and political twists and turns in the last 18 years after the DMK government decided to form Special Court on coming to power in 1996. 1996: Dr Subramanian Swamy, then...
  • Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa, suspends her sentence; AIADMK supporters celebrate October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Jayalalithaa has got...
  • Jayalalithaa's last chance to be out of jail before Diwali, SC to hear her bail plea today October 17, 2014

    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 October 13, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Jayalalithaa bail politics: Loyalty or extreme sycophancy? October 7, 2014

    In a huge blow to the AIADMK, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. ...
  • Exercise restraint, TN CM tells AIADMK workers after Jayalalithaa denied bail October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Panneerselvam on Tuesday urged AIADMK supporters to exercise restraint in the background of the denial of bail to their chief J Jayalalithaa. In a press release issued by the state government, the CM advised the AIADMK workers to desist from protests and bandhs. He also...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa's lawyers to move Supreme Court for bail October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will move the Supreme Court for bail after the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied her release from prison, her lawyers said. "After getting the copy of the Karnataka High Court's order, we will approach the Supreme Court," Jayalalithaa's lawyers Kumar and Ramesh...
  • Huge blow to former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa as Karnataka HC refuses bail to her in DA case October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: In a huge blow to the AIADMK, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. Denying bail to the convicted leader, the court said that there wasn't sufficient ground for awarding...
  • Jayalalithaa fans' protest against conviction threatens democracy and the rule of law October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil politicians and political workers have given an entirely new meaning to the word 'sycophancy'. Tens of thousands of people fasting and holding dharnas against the conviction of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa across the state has shocked the people who believe in...
  • Former Olympian comes out in Jaya's support, says she has nurtured sports in Tamil Nadu October 7, 2014

    A lot of people have come out in support of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. Many eminent sportspersons including former Olympian and Hockey player Vasudevan Bhaskaran have launched a signature campaign. ...
  • AIADMK poster threatens to hold Kannadigas in Tamil Nadu hostage if Jaya is not given bail October 7, 2014

    Chennai/Bangalore: Emotions are running high as the Karnataka High Court is set to take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's bail application in the disproportionate assets case. An AIADMK poster threatens to hold Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu hostage if Jayalalithaa is not released. MN Reddy, Commissioner of Police, Bangalore...
  • Arun Jaitley is richest minister; PM Modi has assets of Rs 1.26 crore October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assets worth Rs 1.26 crore while Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stands out as the richest minister with assets totalling Rs 72.10 crore. Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu is among the Union Ministers who has the least assets of Rs 20.45 lakh, according...
  • DA case: Karnataka High Court to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's bail application on Tuesday in a disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa has sought immediate bail and suspension of her four-year sentence in an 18-year-old corruption case. Bracing up for the anticipated entry of...
  • Private schools, engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu to remain shut on Tuesday for Jayalalithaa October 6, 2014

    Chennai: Over 4,500 private schools in Tamil Nadu and more than 170 private engineering colleges have decided to declare a holiday on Tuesday to show solidarity with former chief minister Jayalalithaa. The holiday has been declared by the Federation of Association of Private Schools in Tamil Nadu. School correspondents, principals...
  • DA case: Shift Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu, suggests HD Deve Gowda October 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday suggested that AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, lodged at Parappana Agrahara prison after being convicted in an illegal assets case, be shifted to Tamil Nadu as it was a burden for the state to manage the large number of protestors and also...
  • Protests continue over Jayalalithaa's conviction in Tamil Nadu October 3, 2014

    Chennai: Protests continued across Tamil Nadu on Friday against the conviction of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case and the party's Puducherry unit has decided to observe a "dawn-to-dusk" bandh in the Union Territory on Saturday. Many shops were shut in Kancheepuram, Erode, Dharmapuri and Villupuram districts, among others,...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa spent Rs 3 crore on foster son's wedding, says court October 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Holding that it was AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa who had paid for the arrangements for the lavish marriage of her now estranged foster son VN Sudhakaran, the special court in the disproportionate assets case against her pegged the expenses incurred by her at Rs 3 crore. Sudhakaran's marriage, dubbed as...