Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday October 19, 2014
22 days after she was convicted in a disproportionate assets case and arrested, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa returned home to Chennai on Saturday evening. She was granted bail by the Supreme Court on Friday on medical grounds.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday October 18, 2014
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is likely to walk out of the Bangalore central jail today, a day after she was granted bail by the Supreme Court on medical grounds. The release orders issued by the Special Court have reached the Banga...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 17, 2014
The AIADMK is unlikely to celebrate its 43rd birthday today unless its chief J Jayalalithaa gets bail. The Supreme Court will today hear the bail petition of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who has been in a Bangalore jail for almost two weeks ...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday October 17, 2014
The AIADMK is unlikely to celebrate its 43rd birthday tomorrow unless its chief J Jayalalithaa gets bail. The Supreme Court will hear the bail petition of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who has been in a Bangalore jail for almost two weeks aft...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A lawyer affiliated to the ruling AIADMK was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly criticising Special Court Judge John Michael Cunha's judgement, convicting former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a wealth case, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 14, 2014
The 43rd anniversary celebrations of AIADMK's foundation on October 17 is likely to be a muted affair after the shadow cast on it by the incarceration of Jayalalithaa.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday October 9, 2014
J Jayalalithaa's lawyers are expected to reach Delhi this morning from Bangalore and could file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court's dismissal of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's petition for bail.
India | Sam Daniel | Thursday October 9, 2014
J Jayalalithaa's arch rival, the 92 year-old DMK chief M Karunanidhi, has predicted that her "comeback to power can only be a dream. It would never be fulfilled."
South | Written by Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 9, 2014
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has reacted to former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's conviction, 12 days after she was put behind bars.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday October 8, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, is spending her 10th day in prison, after her request for bail was rejected on Tuesday by the Karnataka High Court.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 8, 2014
J Jayalalithaa's lawyers have said they will move the Supreme Court against her bail plea being rejected on Tuesday by the Karnataka High Court. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister has been in jail for 10 days now, after being convicted and arrested...
India | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A high court judge refused Tuesday to grant bail to Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the longtime chief minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, noting in his ruling that India's Supreme Court was taking a tougher view of corruption, interpreting it as "a violation...
Cheat Sheet | ndtv.com | Tuesday October 7, 2014
J Jayalalithaa will stay in jail for now. Rejecting her plea for bail, Judge AV Chandrashekhra said corruption amounts to violation of human rights. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was arrested on September 27 for corruption and sent to jail for...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday October 7, 2014
J Jayalalithaa will stay in jail for now. The Karnataka High Court has rejected the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's bail plea, saying the Supreme Court has sent out a clear message that corruption cases should be put on the fast track.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday October 6, 2014
Private schools in Tamil Nadu have withdrawn their scheduled one day strike tomorrow seeking the release of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who was jailed late last month for corruption.
South | Written by Manas Roshan (with inputs from Sreenivasan Jain) | Sunday October 5, 2014
Even as the AIADMK's vociferous protests against Jayalalithaa's conviction continue in Chennai and New Delhi, more damning details are emerging from the court order which found her guilty of Rs 53 crore of unexplained wealth.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 4, 2014
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 today.
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Thursday October 2, 2014
Nearly 250 witnesses were brought to court by the prosecution to prove J Jayalalithaa had used the first of her three terms as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to illegally acquire more than 50 crores worth of assets. One of them was crucial in proving t...
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 30, 2014
The Tamil Nadu film industry has shut down today to express solidarity with J Jayalalithaa, the chief of ruling party AIADMK and former state Chief Minister who was convicted in a corruption case by a court in Bangalore on Saturday and sentenced to f...
India | Sreenivasan Jain with inputs from Manas Roshan | Tuesday September 30, 2014
I was 48 when trial started, now I am 66, she told judge.