AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's DA case spanning for 15 years was "a classic illustration of what is wrong with our criminal justice delivery system," and "something drastic" has to be done to remedy it, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
A special court on Monday pulled up the CBI for not serving summons to witnesses properly, saying this had delayed trial in a disproportionate assets (DA) case involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala.
The Supreme Court today chided Karnataka for allowing a special public prosecutor, appointed to conduct trial in the assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, to represent it also in the High Court during appeal proceedings.
An executive engineer of state Water Resources Department was arrested along with his brother, a government contractor, in connection with recovery of unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 5 crore from them in December last year, an ACB official said here today.
The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to make written submissions on March 11 in former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the hearing before the Karnataka High Court on the appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, saying that it would decide the plea of DMK leader K Anbazhagan seeking removal of the public prosecutor.
The Karnataka High Court today virtually questioned the "common sense" of Tamil Nadu officials who over-valued the properties of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three other accused in the disproportionate assets case.
The Karnataka High Court on Thursday directed Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh to reassess the value of three buildings in Tamil Nadu as it accepted defense counsel's submissions that DMK-government led probe had deliberately over-valued these properties of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.
The Karnataka High Court was on Friday informed by the state government that it did not take any step on the issue of appointment of a Special Public Prosecutor in the appeal by AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the wealth case as it would not be appropriate for it to interpret the Supreme Court order.
The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh on Tuesday filed in the Karnataka High Court their objections to DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan's petition seeking permission to intervene as the party respondent to assist SPP in a disproportionate assets case against her.
Chennai: Conviction of Jayalalithaa in a graft case and her unseating from the chief minister's chair, twin blasts and a legal wrangle that stalled the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case were among major events that unfolded during 2014 in Tamil Nadu.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa Saturday once again appealed to her supporters not to take extreme steps in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case, reassuring them that she will come out of "all the challenges" with divine help.
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who was granted bail Friday, spent about three weeks in jail getting up early in the morning and reading newspapers, taking rest in the afternoon after a lunch of curd rice, a stroll in the evening and hitting the bed early.
AIADMK supporters broke out into celebrations, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads here after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case, paving way for her homecoming for the Diwali festival.
The Karnataka State Bar Council on Saturday condemned the "unruly behaviour" of some advocates from Tamil Nadu on High Court premises here during the hearing on bail plea of jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa last Tuesday.
A petition filed in the Karnataka High Court seeking transfer of Jayalalithaa, convicted in an illegal assets case, to Tamil Nadu was done with an evil intent and the AIADMK chief has nothing to do with the plea, the party said Friday.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday hit out at opposition parties, accusing them of conspiring to sully his government's image by alleging that law and order was deteriorating in the state and urged people not to resort to agitation over party supremo Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft case.
A combine of 11 smaller political outfits on Monday asked Karnataka Governor K Rosaiah to take steps to bring AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, now lodged in a prison in Bangalore after being convicted in a graft case, back to Tamil Nadu in view of concerns of security.