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  • Inmate 7402 released, invites jailer to Chennai October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: "Madam, it won't be possible for me to see you when I come to Chennai." Pat came the reply, "You come to Chennai and you can meet me,". This is what the most high profile inmates in the recent times at Bangalore's Parappana Agrahara Central Prison told the...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail October 18, 2014

    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: 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. ...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters October 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • 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." ...
  • Watch: AIADMK supporters celebrate after SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa October 17, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • INLD chief OP Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday, as per the Delhi High Court orders for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for Assembly polls, saying he cannot "take the court for a ride". The High Court had made it...
  • Man who claims to hail from POK gets pre-arrest bail October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: A local court on Thursday granted pre-arrest bail to a man, who claims to hail from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), after he was booked by police for allegedly escaping from their cusotody. Siraj Khan, booked under the Foreigners Act, filed an anticipatory bail plea in the sessions court early this...
  • Haryana polls: Ex-CM Chautala says not afraid of going to jail after court summons him October 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: Unfazed by Delhi High Court summons, INLD President Om Parkash Chautala today said he was not afraid of going to jail as his family has history of "struggling for people's interests". "I am not afraid of jail. When I was born, my father (late Devi Lal) was lodged in Lahore...
  • 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...
  • Haryana: Jailed former CM OP Chautala brazenly campaigns for polls, support flows in from SAD October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala who has been jailed in a corruption case, is brazenly campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal in Haryana. Chautala and his son Ajay were sentenced to 10 years in jail over a recruitment scam in January 2013. INLD supporters are...
  • Prosecution tells Karnataka HC it has no objection to Jayalalithaa's conditional bail October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa might get bail in the disproportionate assets case as the prosecution on Tuesday told Karnataka High Court that it had no objections to conditional bail to the Tamil leader. Neither Jayalalithaa, nor any of the other three convicts in the...
  • 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...
  • CBI requests HC for hearing OP Chautala's bail on Monday October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has requested the Delhi High Court for an urgent hearing on its plea seeking immediate cancellation of bail to former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala over alleged violation of conditions. CBI sources said the plea, had made a special mention for an urgent hearing for cancellation...
  • SC declines urgent hearing plea of Sahara chief Subrata Roy October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to give an urgent hearing to the plea of jailed Sahara chief Subrata Roy seeking bail to attend the cremation and perform rituals relating to the death of his aunt. The application was mentioned by Roy's advocates at the residence of Chief Justice...
  • DA case: Karnataka HC agrees to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will hear former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday after her lawyers filed a memo seeking speedy hearing. The court had earlier deferred the hearing till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, her aide Sasikala and two others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa to stay in Bangalore jail as HC adjourns bail hearing till October 6 September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will have to spend a week in prison as the Karnataka High Court adjourned the hearing of her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, three others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore corruption case by a...
  • Jayalalithaa moves Karnataka High Court seeking bail September 29, 2014

    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...
  • Jayalalithaa to move Karnataka High Court seeking bail, stay on conviction in DA case September 28, 2014

    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...
  • Odisha's former AG Ashok Mohanty gets conditional bail in the chit fund scam September 26, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: Conditional bail was on Friday granted by a local court to Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, who was earlier arrested by the CBI in connection with a chit fund scam for his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group's CMD Pradip Sethi. District and Sessions Judge, Khurda, Durga Prasad...
  • Chit fund case: BJD MLA Pravat Kumar seeks anticipatory bail September 16, 2014

    Cuttack: Senior Biju Janata Dal leader and Banki MLA Pravat Kumar Tripathy today approached the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail following the raid of his houses by the Central Bureau of Investigation. "Since the CBI officials had raided my houses, I apprehend that the investigating agency could arrest me any...