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  • The Former 'Bag Man' That Brought Down Jayalalithaa

    The Former 'Bag Man' That Brought Down Jayalalithaa

    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...

  • Jayalalithaa in Jail For At Least Another Week, Government May Seize her Properties to Pay Fine

    Jayalalithaa in Jail For At Least Another Week, Government May Seize her Properties to Pay Fine

    J Jayalalithaa will remain in jail for now, with the Karnataka High Court adjourning a hearing of her bail plea to October 7, next Tuesday. Ms Jayalalithaa has been in a Bangalore prison since Saturday, after she was found guilty of corruption. Now, ...

  • 'Secure Release of Indian Fishermen in Sri Lanka': Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam

    'Secure Release of Indian Fishermen in Sri Lanka': Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has urged the central government to take concrete steps to secure the release of 20 fishermen and 75 fishing boats from Sri Lanka's custody.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Jayalalithaa to Stay in Jail for now, Film Industry on Strike

    Jayalalithaa to Stay in Jail for now, Film Industry on Strike

    Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will stay in jail for now. The Karnataka High Court today adjourned a hearing on her bail plea, which is now likely to be taken up tomorrow. Ms Jayalalithaa has been in a Bangalore prison since Saturday...

  • 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 ...

  • Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister, Colleagues Break Down

    Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister, Colleagues Break Down

    J Jayalalithaa, who is in a Bangalore prison after being convicted of corruption, has appealed against her verdict and applied for bail in the Karnataka High Court, which will hear her case tomorrow. In Chennai, her loyal aide O Panneerselvam has tak...

  • 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...

  • Jayalalithaa is Prisoner Number 7402, Loyal Aide Panneerselvam To Be Chief Minister

    Jayalalithaa is Prisoner Number 7402, Loyal Aide Panneerselvam To Be Chief Minister

    J Jayalalithaa spent her first full day in jail on Sunday in an extraordinary turn of fortunes after being convicted in a corruption case, as one of her loyal aides, O Panneerselvam, was chosen to replace her as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister.

  • For Second Time, O Panneerselvam is Jayalalithaa's Replacement

    For Second Time, O Panneerselvam is Jayalalithaa's Replacement

    Once a tea stall owner, O Panneerselvam is set to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time since 2001, when he made his Assembly debut.

  • O Panneerselvam is Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister

    O Panneerselvam is Tamil Nadu's New Chief Minister

    O Panneerselvam has been chosen to be Tamil Nadu's new chief minister, a day after J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced over an 18-year-old corruption case by a Bangalore court.

  • Jayalalithaa to Move Court for Bail Tomorrow

    Jayalalithaa to Move Court for Bail Tomorrow

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will move the Karnataka High Court tomorrow to seek bail and stay on her conviction in a corruption case, her advocates said today. Ms Jayalalithaa was convicted in the 18-year-old case, along with three close...

  • Members of AIADMK Meet in Chennai to Select New Chief Minister

    Members of AIADMK Meet in Chennai to Select New Chief Minister

    A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced over an 18-year-old corruption case by a Bangalore court, her party the AIADMK has issued a whip asking all its legislators to be present in Chennai this afternoon.

  • AIADMK MLAs Likely to Meet, Choose New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

    AIADMK MLAs Likely to Meet, Choose New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

    A day after AIADMK party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65 crore illegal asset case, party MLAs are likely to meet here today to propose a candidate for the Chief Minister's post.

  • With Jayalalithaa in Jail, Focus Now on Who Will Succeed Her

    With Jayalalithaa in Jail, Focus Now on Who Will Succeed Her

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will move the Karnataka High Court tomorrow to seek bail and stay on her conviction in a corruption case, her advocate B Kumar told Press Trust of India. Ms Jayalalithaa was convicted in the 18-year-old case a...

  • After Jayalalithaa's Conviction, Australia Issues Advisory to Its Citizens in India

    After Jayalalithaa's Conviction, Australia Issues Advisory to Its Citizens in India

    Australian government today issued a new travel advisory for its citizens in India following the unrest that has gripped the state of Tamil Nadu after the conviction and sentencing of its Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case.

  • What Jayalalithaa Had As First Meal in Jail

    What Jayalalithaa Had As First Meal in Jail

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha had a frugal supper late on Saturday in Bangalore's central jail where she has been lodged after a court found her guilty of corruption.

  • Jayalalithaa Gets Four Years in Jail for Corruption, Fined 100 Crores

    Jayalalithaa Gets Four Years in Jail for Corruption, Fined 100 Crores

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was sent to the Bangalore Central Jail on Saturday evening after a court found her guilty of corruption. She has been sentenced to four years in prison and has been fined Rs 100 crore.

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