PIL against ex-Maharashtra minister Vijaykumar Gavit in DA case to be withdrawn

A petition in the Bombay High Court seeking an inquiry against former Maharashtra minister Vijaykumar Gavit and his family in a disproportionate assets case may soon be withdrawn with Anti-Corruption Bureau saying that there is no evidence.

'Appeal against acquittal of Jayalalithaa may take two weeks or more'

The process of filing the appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case might take at least two weeks or more, counsel B V Acharya, appointed by Karnataka government, said on Tuesday.

Karnataka cabinet decides to challenge acquittal of Jayalalithaa
Karnataka cabinet decides to challenge acquittal of Jayalalithaa

Throwing up a fresh legal challenge to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Karnataka government on Monday decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal by the state High Court in the 19-year-old disproportionate assets case.

Jayalalithaa DA case: Chidambaram backs Acharya's advise on appeal

 Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday backed Karnataka Special Public Prosecutor BV Acharya's advise to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

Chidambaram backs Acharya's advise on appeal against Jayalalithaa's acquittal

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday backed Karnataka Special Public Prosecutor BV Acharya's advise to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

DA case: Court asks CBI Director to consider plea for security

A Delhi court has directed the CBI Director to consider the plea of a sitting Congress MLA of Haryana and a prosecution witness in a disproportionate assets case, allegedly involving INLD chief OP Chautala's son Abhay, for providing adequate security to him and his family alleging threat from the accused.

Jaya DA case: KPCC legal cell against filing appeal in SC

 The legal cell of ruling Congress in Karnataka on Monday advised the government in the state not to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

Jayalalithaa becomes Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for fifth time
Jayalalithaa becomes Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for fifth time

 AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday, within a fortnight of the Karnataka High Court acquitting her in a corruption case.

Chronology of events leading to Jayalalithaa's return as Tamil Nadu CM

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who was sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Saturday for the fifth time has traversed through several ups and downs in her political career spanning four decades. A chronology of main events are as follows:

Jayalalithaa returns as Tamil Nadu CM: As it happened
Jayalalithaa returns as Tamil Nadu CM: As it happened

  • CM Jayalalitha's supporters douse her portrait with milk and cream in celebration in Coimbatore.
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa reaches her residence after swearing-in ceremony.

Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM for fifth time on Saturday
Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM for fifth time on Saturday

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Saturday along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges.

Jayalalithaa makes public appearance, meets Governor: As it happened
Jayalalithaa makes public appearance, meets Governor: As it happened

Days after her acquittal by Karnataka High Court in a disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was on Friday unanimously elected as the legislature party leader, setting the stage for the 67-year-old leader to return as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu again.

Petition filed in SC to restrain Jayalalithaa from becoming CM

A petition was filed on Thursday in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain J Jayalalithaa from taking oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister again following her acquittal in an alleged disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.

Jayalalithaa likely to make her first public appearance on May 22

After acquittal by Karnataka High Court from a disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa is likely to make her first public appearance on Friday for a scheduled MLAs meet here, party officials said.

HC stays examination of more witnesses against Chautala's son

Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a trial court order allowing CBI to bring additional witnesses and documents as evidence against INLD Chief O P Chautala's son Abhay in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.

Suicides after Jaya sentence: AIADMK gives Rs 7 cr to families
Suicides after Jaya sentence: AIADMK gives Rs 7 cr to families

 AIADMK on Saturday said that it has disbursed over Rs 7 crore as relief to families of 244 persons who died allegedly by committing suicide following Jayaalithaa's conviction in a graft case by a lower court last year.

Jayalalithaa set to return as Tamil Nadu CM, calls MLA's meeting on May 22
Jayalalithaa set to return as Tamil Nadu CM, calls MLA's meeting on May 22

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa is all set to return as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister soon for the fifth time following her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case and has convened a meeting of her party MLAs on May 22.

Jaya case: Karnataka govt to decide on appeal after consulting experts

Karnataka government on Tuesday said it will take a decision after consulting legal experts on filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the state High Court verdict acquitting former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case.

TN opposition parties want Karnataka to appeal in Jayalalithaa case

Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK on Tuesday urged the Karnataka government to appeal against the verdict acquitting AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa.

Jayalalithaa's victory hailed

 A day after AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa came out triumphant in a disproportionate assets case that could have marred her political future, Ministers and senior party functionaries on Tuesday vied with each other to express their happiness for 'Amma', in the form of posters and flex banners across the city.