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  • On a Day of Hope and Drama, Jayalalithaa Walks Out of Bangalore Jail

    On a Day of Hope and Drama, Jayalalithaa Walks Out of Bangalore Jail

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was convicted in a disproportionate assets case and arrested three weeks ago, walked out of a Bangalore prison on Saturday afternoon. She had been granted bail by the Supreme Court on Friday.

  • On AIADMK's Birthday Today, Will Party Chief Jayalalithaa Get Bail?

    On AIADMK's Birthday Today, Will Party Chief Jayalalithaa Get Bail?

    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 ...

  • No Corruption Charges Proven in VVIP Chopper Deal, Rules Italian Court

    No Corruption Charges Proven in VVIP Chopper Deal, Rules Italian Court

    A court in Italy has ruled that no kickbacks were paid in a deal for 12 helicopters for use by top Indian political leaders. It also found that there is no evidence to suggest former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi had accepted bribes to help AgustaW...

  • Jayalalithaa to Move Supreme Court Against Rejection of Bail

    Jayalalithaa to Move Supreme Court Against Rejection of Bail

    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...

  • Indian Court Denies Bail to Politician Appealing Corruption Conviction

    Indian Court Denies Bail to Politician Appealing Corruption Conviction

    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...

  • At Jayalalithaa's Residence in Chennai, Celebrations Give Way to Tears

    At Jayalalithaa's Residence in Chennai, Celebrations Give Way to Tears

    Joy and anticipation turned to shock and grief in seconds on Tuesday evening as news came in that the Karnataka High Court had rejected bail for J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.

  • Jayalalithaa Refused Bail, Her Party Urges Workers 'Stay Peaceful'

    Jayalalithaa Refused Bail, Her Party Urges Workers 'Stay Peaceful'

    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.

  • No Objection to Conditional Bail for Jayalalithaa, Says Prosecution

    No Objection to Conditional Bail for Jayalalithaa, Says Prosecution

    Whether J Jayalalithaa will leave jail could be decided today in Bangalore. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu's request for bail is being heard by the Karnataka High Court.

  • 5 Arrested for Pasting Posters Supporting Jayalalithaa's Conviction in Sivaganga

    5 Arrested for Pasting Posters Supporting Jayalalithaa's Conviction in Sivaganga

    Five members of the Puthiya Jananayaka Thozhilalar Munnetra Sangam-a trade union were arrested today in Sivaganga for allegedly pasting posters in support of the conviction of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case.

  • PM Narendra Modi Invokes Nehru, Indira Gandhi in Haryana Rally

    PM Narendra Modi Invokes Nehru, Indira Gandhi in Haryana Rally

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked the Congress party's biggest icons Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi as he campaigned in Haryana, at the same time taking digs at the party for corruption and dynastic rule.

  • Indian State in Mourning After Graft Conviction

    Indian State in Mourning After Graft Conviction

    How can a human being punish God, ask posters.

  • How Jayalalithaa Used a Government Official for Her Land Deals

    How Jayalalithaa Used a Government Official for Her Land Deals

    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.

  • Jayalalithaa Lied, She Spent 3 Crores on Foster Son's Wedding, Says Court

    Jayalalithaa Lied, She Spent 3 Crores on Foster Son's Wedding, Says Court

    J Jayalalithaa has been sentenced to four years in jail for corruption during her first term as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. A court on Tuesday will hear her appeal against that verdict, which truncated her third term as Tamil Nadu's highest elected...

  • Read Court Order Sentencing Jayalalithaa

    Read Court Order Sentencing Jayalalithaa

    J Jayalalithaa, one of the most powerful and popular politicians from Tamil Nadu was arrested last weekend after being found guilty of corruption by a court in Bangalore. She was sentenced to four years in jail and fined Rs 100 crore.

  • 8 Big Quotes From Court Order That Declared Jayalalithaa Guilty

    8 Big Quotes From Court Order That Declared Jayalalithaa Guilty

    J Jayalalithaa, one of the most powerful and popular politicians from Tamil Nadu, will spend at least another week in jail. The 66-year-old former Chief Minister's request for bail will be heard on Tuesday, the Karnataka High Court has decided. On Sa...

  • For Jailed Jayalalithaa, Tamil Film Industry Calls 'Cut' for a Day

    For Jailed Jayalalithaa, Tamil Film Industry Calls 'Cut' for a Day

    Tamil Nadu's film industry launched an eight-hour fast on Tuesday to rally support for former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who has been sentenced to four years in prison following a lengthy corruption case.

  • Gujarat's Suspended IAS Officer Pradeep Sharma Arrested

    Gujarat's Suspended IAS Officer Pradeep Sharma Arrested

    Pradeep Sharma, a senior Gujarat bureaucrat who was suspended in 2010, has been arrested in a corruption case. Mr Sharma has, in court and elsewhere, claimed that he is being persecuted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state for exposing that ...

  • In Show of Support, Tamil Nadu Film Industry Shuts Down for Jayalalithaa

    In Show of Support, Tamil Nadu Film Industry Shuts Down for Jayalalithaa

    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...

  • Exclusive: The Money Trail That Nailed Jayalalithaa in Court

    Exclusive: The Money Trail That Nailed Jayalalithaa in Court

    Even as Jayalalithaa today challenged her conviction in a 1996 case of corruption, prosecutors claim that the paper trail of money provides clinching evidence that the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister used unaccounted for cash to buy land worth huge ...

  • Jayalalithaa Appeals Against Conviction, Aide Panneerselvam Sworn In As Chief Minister

    Jayalalithaa Appeals Against Conviction, Aide Panneerselvam Sworn In As Chief Minister

    J Jayalalithaa, who was convicted in a corruption case and sentenced to four years on Saturday, moved the Karnataka High Court today against the verdict and asked for bail. Her loyal aide O Panneerselvam was sworn in as Chief Minister in her place th...

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