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  • Jayalalithaa spends time in jail eating simple food, reading newspapers 21 hours 31 minutes ago

    Bangalore: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is keeping good health and eating simple food besides reading newspapers at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a jail official. "Everything you are hearing outside, it is not true. She is stable and keeping...
  • 'Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line' in Jaya case: Court 23 hours 8 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...
  • National Herald case: Delhi HC extends stay on trial court's order summoning Sonia, Rahul till Nov 3 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended stay on trial court's order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul and others till November 3 in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily. Besides Sonia and Rahul, Congress treasurer Moti Lal Vora, general secretary Oscar...
  • PMK criticises protest against Jaya jailing, says it will destroy democracy Yesterday

    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...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu government shifts to Bangalore jail Yesterday

    Bangalore: Ideally, one can't quote Hindi film producer Ram Gopal Verma to explain anything. He is notorious for his 'foot in mouth' tweets. For a change, he has tweeted something logical. He said, "New capital of Tamil Nadu is Bangalore and the secretariat is Parappana Agrahara." It makes some sense....
  • Special bench of Karnataka HC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Court declares Dawood, Shakeel proclaimed offenders 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday declared underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel proclaimed offenders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal case. In 2013, the Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet alleging that Dawood and Shakeel were behind the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket, leading...
  • DA case: Karnataka HC agrees to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday 2 days ago

    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...
  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing 2 days ago

    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...
  • Convicted AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa not unwell, says Bangalore Police Commissioner 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi has denied reports of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's ill health. Speaking to reporters, Reddi said, "We usually write to a couple of government hospitals routinely when there is a Z+ security person in city, to keep ward ready...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa to stay in Bangalore jail as HC adjourns bail hearing till October 6 2 days ago

    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...
  • Tamil Nadu film industry not to showcase any movie today to protest Jayalalithaa's sentencing 2 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu continues to be on edge after the arrest of former Chief minister J Jayalalithaa in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case on September 27. The Tamil Nadu film industry will not showcase any movie on Tuesday across theatres in the state to protest Jayalalithaa's sentencing. In order to show their...
  • Theatres cancel shows on Tuesday as Tamil Nadu film industry plans hunger strike in solidarity with Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu film industry will not showcase any movie on Tuesday across theatres in the state in solidarity with Jayalalithaa, the ex-Chief Minister and former actress, who was convicted in a disproportionate assets case on Saturday, September 27, by a Bangalore court and sentenced to four years in...
  • O Panneerselvam - a man of humble beginnings rewarded for loyalty 3 days ago

    Chennai: Once a tea stall owner, Jayalalithaa's trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam is set to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time since 2001, when he made his Assembly debut. The 63-year-old leader from Thevar community held two key portfolios of Finance and Public Works in the Jayalalithaa...
  • Crucial AIADMK meet to decide on new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister begins 4 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 4 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...
  • Life limps back to normalcy in Tamil Nadu 4 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...
  • With J Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu awaits a new chief minister 4 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...
  • Violence, arson in Tamil Nadu following Jayalalithaa's conviction 4 days ago

    Chennai: Stone-pelting and torching of public property, attacks on mediapersons and forceful closure of shops erupted across Tamil Nadu on Saturday as mobs reacted to the sentencing of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to four years imprisonment by a special court in Bangalore in a graft case. It all began with burning of...
  • Rivals welcome Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's 4-year jail term in corruption case 4 days ago

    Chennai: While the AIADMK protested against the verdict against its and chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by a Bangalore special court in the disproportionate assets case, various opposition leaders in in the state welcomed her conviction. Welcoming the verdict, PMK founder leader Dr S Ramadoss said that...
  • Syndicate Bank bribery case: Court grants bail to 3 accused 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to Bhushan Steel Ltd Vice Chairman and Managing Director Neeraj Singal, CMD of Prakash Industries Limited Ved Prakash Agarwal and one other accused, arrested in connection with the Syndicate Bank bribery case. Special CBI judge Swarana Kanta Sharma enlarged Singal, Agarwal...
  • Pakistan court orders filing of another murder case against Nawaz Sharif 4 days ago

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered registration of a fresh murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the death of three protesters during the anti-government demonstrations in August. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan had sought the court's intervention for launching of the case...
  • From an actor to a politician, Jaya's four-decade-long political journey 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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...
  • Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa's legal wrangles 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, convicted on Saturday by a Bangalore special court in a disproportionate assets case, had fought more than a dozen cases and was acquitted in most of them. On September 21, 2001, Jayalalithaa had to step down as Chief Minister following a Supreme Court verdict...
  • J Jayalalithaa first Chief Minister to face disqualification 5 days ago

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday became the third leading politician and the first sitting chief minister to face disqualification as a legislator after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. A trial court in Bangalore on Saturday convicted her in a disproportionate assets case filed by the former...