Sasikala will be in jail for three years and about 11 months out of the four years sentence awarded by the trial court.
Sasikala was on Tuesday convicted in a corruption case by Supreme Court which dashed her ambition to become the Tamil Nadu CM.
Perhaps avenging former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's strident criticism of the note ban, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a surprise attack on him.
It's an all out battle between the major players in Uttar Pradesh, which is essentially a three-cornered fight between Samajawadi Party-Congress combine, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the BSP.
Uttarakhand may be a small hilly state, but nonetheless for both Congress and the BJP, it is a battle of prestige. While the BJP is going about town citing inefficiency, corruption and infighting in the state and asking people to vote for it, the Congress is staring at a humongous challenge to retain power in 2017 in the state.
There are other states and then there is Uttar Pradesh – the most coveted of all trophies as far as elections go. No wonder then that all major contenders in the fray - the BJP, Samajwadi Party-Congress combine and the BSP are leaving no stones unturned for the all-important elections.
Prayers of many were answered on a beautiful and sunny Sunday afternoon in Melbourne when five years after his last major triumph, Roger Federer stunned his nemesis Rafael Nadal. The Swiss maestro defied all odds to win a record 18th major title in front of a cheering Rod Laver Arena crowd, with Rod Laver himself in the stands.
Very severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah' claimed four lives, flattened homes, snapped communication lines and threw into disarry rail, road and air traffic in Tamil Nadu.
A PIA plane crashed near Abbottabad on Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, who suffered cardiac arrest yesterday, died on Monday at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals.
O Panneerselvam was sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor.
The condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa continues to remain critical.
Latest updates on Jayalalithaa's health
Jayalalithaa suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.
A pregnant woman dancer was killed in a firing incident during a wedding in Bathinda.
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa will return home "soon" as an AIIMS expert team has confirmed that she has completely recovered, ruling AIADMK said on Sunday.
India and Afghanistan on Sunday hit out at an isolated Pakistan for sponsoring and supporting terrorism.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the Centre of creating a situation 'worse than Emergency'.
A prominent Indian-American industrialist has been appointed to the US Transition Finance and Inauguration committee.
UNESCO has inscribed Yoga in its list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
On November 29, seven Army personnel were killed when a group of heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed an Army unit in Nagrota.
More than 90% respondents have government’s move to tackle black money four-star rating.
Three Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistan in an unprovoked firing near LoC.
14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur dehat district in the wee hours on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said political leaders behind multi-crore chit fund scams are attacking him as they have been hit hard by demonetisation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation and said that his government was dedicated to the poor.