AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is keeping good health and eating simple food besides reading newspapers at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a jail official.
Sulking Rajya Sabha Congress MP P Kannan on Monday came out openly in support of extending "moral support" to jailed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, saying her conviction in a wealth case was not a political setback to her, but she would scale greater heights.
Vehicles including a state run bus were torched by unidentified persons and sporadic incidents of violence were reported from across Tamil Nadu for the second day on Sunday after Jayalalithaa's conviction in a disproportionate assets case.
Jayalalithaa loyalist and Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam was on Sunday chosen to be the next chief minister after the AIADMK supremo was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a corruption case.
Rallying behind beleaguered AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, two of her allies today said the Bangalore special court verdict convicting her in the disproportionate assets case was not final and expressed hope that she would emerge victorious.
Congress and BJP were cautious in reacting to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's conviction in a disproportionate assets case describing it as part of the judicial process while CPI felt this will entail "far-reaching" implications in state and national politics.
BJP on Saturday reacted cautiously on the conviction and four-year sentence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case saying it is part of a judicial process and she has options available to move a higher court, this being not the final verdict.
Various opposition leaders in Tamil Nadu on Saturday welcomed Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's conviction by a Bangalore special court in the disproportionate assets case and urged police to maintain law and order.
Apparently anticipating trouble, Kerala government on Saturday a sounded red alert on Kerala-Tamil Nadu borders in the wake of Bangalore Special Court convicting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.
With a Bangalore court sentencing her to four years of prison term in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Saturday earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first serving Chief Minister to lose her post and also walks into jail.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three weeks time to BSP supremo Mayawati to file her reply on a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge fresh FIR in a disproportionate assets (DA) case against her.
The Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government to appoint a senior officer to probe assets of former Medical Education Minister Vijaykumar Gavit and his family in a disproportionate assets case.
The Bombay High Court on Monday questioned "inaction" on part of Maharashtra Government despite an Anti-Corruption Bureau report prima facie finding substance in the allegations against former medical education minister Vijaykumar Gavit and his family in a disproportionate assets case.