South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday October 18, 2014
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.
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 Rahul Joglekar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday October 9, 2014
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...
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...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday October 7, 2014
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.
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.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday October 7, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
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.
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 6, 2014
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.
India | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Sunday October 5, 2014
How can a human being punish God, ask posters.
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.
India | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday October 3, 2014
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...
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday October 1, 2014
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.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday October 1, 2014
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...
South | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 30, 2014
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.
India | Reported by Rajiv P Pathak, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday September 30, 2014
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 ...
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) | Monday September 29, 2014
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 ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 29, 2014
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...