SASIKALA

  • 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...
  • Court attaches 3,000 acres of land belonging to companies run by Jayalalithaa's aides October 2, 2014

    Bangalore: A special court on Thursday attached nearly 3,000 acres of property belonging to firms run by the aides of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. According to the Court, the companies had acquired the land around Sirudavur, Payanur, Valajabad and Oothukkadu in Tamil Nadu illegally. The court said that...
  • Jayalalithaa spends time in jail eating simple food, reading newspapers October 1, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa found guilty in corruption case, has to quit September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: In what could bring about a major turn in Tamil Nadu politics, a special court in Bangalore convicted AIADMK supremo and state Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The AIADMK chief's close aide Sasikala too has been found guilty...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case verdict on Saturday, Tamil Nadu put on high alert September 26, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has been put on high alert as a special court in Bangalore gets set to pronounce the verdict in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. The police said they were keeping a close watch on the situation that was likely to emerge...
  • Madras HC exempts Jayalalithaa from personal appearance in IT case September 24, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Wednesday exempted from personal appearance Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala before the trial court for questioning and for framing charges in the Income Tax returns case. On September 18, the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate MR Dakshinamurthy had directed them to...
  • Tax case: Chennai court summons CM Jayalalithaa on October 1 September 18, 2014

    Chennai: The Egmore Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate on Thursday directed Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her partner Sasikala to appear in the Income Tax (IT) case on October 1. The case is related to the nonfiling of income tax returns by Jayalalithaa and Sasikala in their individual capacity for 199394. Complaints were...
  • Chennai court to hear tax case against CM Jaya on August 7 July 24, 2014

    Chennai: A court on adjourned the income tax return cases against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala to August 7. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R Dakshinamurthy allowed the petitions of Jayalalithaa and Sasikala seeking adjournment citing pendency of their plea for compounding the alleged offences against them...
  • Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala's husband arrested July 7, 2014

    Chennai: M Natarajan, husband of Sasikala, close aide of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, was arrested on Monday after he was picked up from Courtallam in Tirunelveli district following a complaint from martial arts expert and sculptor Shihah Husseini that he was threatened by him, police said. He has been arrested under several...
  • Income tax return case: TN CM Jayalalithaa, Sasikala skip court, judge fumes June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala skipped court appearance in connection with an income tax return case filed against them by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy. The court ordered them to appear before it at the next date of appearing on June 30 and...
  • SC's no to stay of trial against Jayalalithaa in assets case May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it was not inclined to stay the trial at a Bangalore court in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others. A bench comprising justices BS Chauhan and AK Sikri, however, allowed the Chief Minister to withdraw...
  • Non filing of IT returns: Jayalalithaa, aide skip court appearance April 10, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala Natarajan failed to appear before and economic offence court in Chennai on Thursday. Jayalalithaa has moved the Supreme Court to extend trial by another four months. After the duo failed to appear, the court adjourned the...
  • I-T returns case: Court summons Jayalalithaa, Sasikala on April 3 March 20, 2014

    Chennai: A Chennai court has directed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala to appear before it on April 3 in connection with an income tax case. The case was filed against the two by the Income Tax department in 1997 for not filing tax returns from 1991...
  • AIADMK announces 4 candidates for RS elections January 23, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK on Thursday announced four candidates for next month's Rajya Sabha elections and also extended support to the candidate which would be proposed by the CPI(M). In a statement, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha announced the names of N Chinnadurai, L Sasikala Pushpa, S Muthukaruppan and Vijila...
  • Sasikala's claim in court unadulterated lie: Karuna December 25, 2012

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi on Tuesday dismissed as 'absolute unadulterated lie' the claim made by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala in a court that he had offered to exclude her from a wealth case against the AIADMK supremo if she turned against her. "That is an...
  • Karuna asked me to turn against Jaya, says Sasikala December 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala Natarajan on Saturday claimed in a special court here that DMK chief M Karunanidhi had in 1996 offered to exclude her from the wealth case against the AIADMK supremo if she turned against her. As the Special Judge concluded recording of her...
  • DA case: Sasikala's statement to be recorded today December 20, 2012

    Bangalore: After a gap of over seven months, the recording of the statement of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala Natarajan resumed on Wednesday before the special court trying the disproportionate assets case against them. Appearing before Special Judge MS Balakrishna, Sasikala replied to 110 questions framed by the...
  • Wealth case: Jaya, Sasikala file applications April 19, 2012

    Bangalore: Applications seeking perusal of documents pertaining to the wealth case against Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa were on Wednesday filed in the special court by counsel for her and her aide, coaccused Sasikala Natarajan. Senior counsel B Kumar representing Jayalalithaa and C Manishankhar for Sasikala filed the applications under section...
  • HC dimisses Sasikala's criminal plea April 17, 2012

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed the criminal petition filed by Sasikala Natarajan, aide of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and coaccused in the wealth case against her, challenging a lower court order rejecting her plea seeking various documents on the case. Upholding the special court order, Justice N Ananda...
  • HC dimisses Sasikala's criminal plea April 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed the criminal petition filed by Sasikala Natarajan, aide of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and coaccused in the wealth case against her, challenging a lower court order rejecting her plea seeking various documents on the case. Upholding the special court order, Justice N Ananda...
  • TN: Sasikala's husband granted bail April 3, 2012

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday granted to bail to M Natarajan, husband of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala in one of the five land grabbing cases filed against him. Justice RS Ramanathan gave the order on a bail petition by Natarajan, who was arrested...
  • Sasikala's application rejected, case adjourned April 3, 2012

    Bangalore: The Special Court trying the wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday rejected the application of her aide and coaccused Sasikala Natarajan, seeking various documents filed by the prosecution but not marked as exhibits in court. Special Court judge BM Mallikarjunaiah rejected the application filed by C...
  • TN: Sasikala meets Jayalalithaa at her residence April 3, 2012

    Chennai: AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa met her longtime aide VK Sasikala at her Poes Garden residence on Monday evening, two days after she revoked Sasikala's suspension from the party. Jayalalitha had three months ago expelled Sasikala from the party and her residence. On Saturday, Jayalalithaa...
  • TN: Jaya revokes expulsion of close aide Sasikala March 31, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa revoked the expulsion of close aide Sasikala on Saturday. Jayalalithaa had expelled Sasikala and her relatives from the party membership in December, 2011. Sasikala has, since then, been trying to mend ways with Jayalalithaa. Sasikala had released a statement explaining her...
  • Sasikala's deposition adjourned till Friday March 29, 2012

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Thursday adjourned the recording of statement of Sasikala Natarajan, estranged aide and coaccused in the wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa till hearing of an application filed by Sasikala's counsel on Friday. When the Special Court commenced proceedings, Sasikala's counsel C Manishankhar filed...
  • Sasikala says she wants to serve Jaya March 28, 2012

    Chennai: In an apparent reconciliation move, a former aide to J Jayalalithaa said on Wednesday that she wants to keep serving the Tamil Nadu chief minister. VK Sasikala said she never dreamt of betraying the trust the former reposed in her and it had shocked her that her relatives had...
  • No ties with those who betrayed Jaya: Sasikala March 28, 2012

    Chennai: In an apparent fencemending move following her expulsion from AIADMK, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's estranged close aide Sasikala on Wednesday said she has snapped ties with all those who had betrayed the party supremo. "It is an unpardonable betrayal by those who claimed to be my relatives and friends...
  • TN Police violated court order: Sasikala March 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Sasikala Natarajan, estranged aide and coaccused in the wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday told the special court that the Chennai Police violated a court order during the raids conducted at the latter's residence in 1996. She was responding to a question regarding valuable watches that...
  • Police threatening witness to frame Jaya: Sasikala February 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Sasikala Natarajan, estranged aide of Jayalalithaa on Saturday charged police with threatening a witness to frame the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in a land purchase deal in the wealth case. Deposing before special court judge BM Mallikarjunaiah, trying the disproportionate asset case against Jayalalithaa, Sasikala, the second accused, said the...