DA CASE

  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered that...
  • Karunanidhi takes swipe at Tamil Nadu CM over seating arrangements in Assembly December 4, 2014

    Chennai: Peeved over the seating arrangements in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday took a swipe at Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and said an "ailing" person like him, who had participated in debates for over 50 years, had been disregarded. After signing the Assembly attendance register,...
  • Rajnikanth writes to Jayalalithaa, wishes her good health October 19, 2014

    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...
  • 193 have died due to my present situation, says former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa October 19, 2014

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who is out on bail after being convicted in a corruption case, on Sunday claimed 193 people had died in the state because of her "present situation" which she compared to "swimming in a sea of inferno". Putting up a brave front, Jayalalithaa assured...
  • Jayalalithaa was cool, but all smiles: Jail official October 18, 2014

    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 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,...
  • 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...
  • MP: Lokayukta police recovers assets worth Rs 5 crore from assistant excise commissioner October 17, 2014

    Indore: Lokayukta Police on Friday recovered disproportionate assets worth Rs 5 crore from an Assistant Excise Commissioner in Madhya Pradesh. Gold and cash were recovered from Naval Jamod's premises in Dhar and Indore. A house and a plot in posh area in Indore were also attached. Jamod also allegedly owned a...
  • Jayalalithaa's bail plea to come up on Monday in Supreme Court October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's plea for bail is likely to come up for hearing on Monday in the Supreme Court. Lawyers associated with her matter said some procedural aspect for mentioning it for urgent hearing was yet to be completed and the apex court...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TN government will be held responsible for untoward incident: Madras HC October 7, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday said there would be no holiday for schools and colleges tomorrow and warned Tamil Nadu government that it would be held responsible for any untoward incident and breakdown of law and order in connection with agitations against the conviction of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa. "There...
  • Jayalalithaa's bail plea to come up for hearing in Karnataka HC on Tuesday October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will hear on Tuesday AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's plea seeking immediatebail and suspension of her four-year sentence in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Bracing up for the anticipated entry of AIADMK supportersand leaders into the city from the Hosur border, the police have tightened security in...
  • Fasts continue in Tamil Nadu: 12 hour bandh in Puducherry peaceful October 4, 2014

    Chennai: Clad in black outfit, AIADMK MLAs on Saturday staged a day-long fast in Chennai as protests against party chief J Jayalalithaa's conviction in an illegal assets case continue state-wide with a dawn-to-dusk bandh in the neighbouring union territory of Puducherry passing off peacefully. Cable tv operators suspended services in most...
  • Jaya conviction: AIADMK sponsored 12-hour bandh in Puducherry October 4, 2014

    Puducherry: The dawn-to-dusk bandh called by AIADMK in protest against the conviction of J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case disrupted normal life in Puducherry on Saturday. Buses went off the roads while shops, business establishments, petrol pumps and cinema houses remained closed in the union territory as part of the...
  • Jaya conviction: AIADMK calls for 12 hour bandh on Saturday October 3, 2014

    Puducherry:AIADMK has called for a 12 hour bandh in all four regions of Puducherry -- Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam on Saturday in protest against the 'false case' imposed on party leader Jayalalithaa, who has been convicted in an illegal assets case. A Ravindran, Uppalam town secretary of AIADMK told reporters here...
  • 'Heady mix of power and wealth is the bottom line' in Jaya case: Court October 1, 2014

    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...
  • DA case: AIADMK allies stand by Jayalalithaa, say verdict not final September 28, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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...
  • Violence, arson in Tamil Nadu following Jayalalithaa's conviction September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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...
  • From an actor to a politician, Jaya's four-decade-long political journey September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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...
  • Kerala suspends buses to Tamil Nadu fearing protests after Jayalalithaa conviction September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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...
  • J Jayalalithaa first Chief Minister to face disqualification September 27, 2014

    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...