In line with a direction of the Supreme Court, a DMK leader on Monday filed his written submission with the Karnataka High Court that prayed for confirming the sentence and fine imposed by the special court on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case.
In a major setback to AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Monday said that the Tamil Nadu government has no authority to appoint Special Public Prosecutor in connection with the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against her.
The Supreme Court will hear on April 21 afresh the issue relating to the removal of special public prosecutor, who is arguing before Karnataka High Court the matter relating to the appeal of AIADMK chief Jayalalitha in the disproportionate assets case.
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.
A Surat-based Income Tax official and his mother were allegedly threatened over the phone by a suspected supporter of jailed godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai for probing Sai in a case related to disproportionate assets, police said today.
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.
DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan on Thursday moved Supreme Court seeking stay of disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa questioning impartiality of public prosecutor in the matter.
Alleging that money power was being used by ruling AIADMK to ensure its victory, Congress on Monday announced it would neither contest nor support any party in the February 13 byelections to Srirangam assembly constituency.
A court here has rejected a CBI closure report pertaining to a disproportionate assets case against a Superintendent Engineer of Delhi Jal Board (DJB), saying it was filed on the basis of "unfounded fear" and "fanciful apprehension".
Karnataka High Court Judge Justice Abdul Nazir on Wednesday referred back the petition filed by DMK's K Anbazhagan, seeking discontinuation of Bhavani Singh as SPP, to the Special Bench hearing appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and three others challenging their conviction in a disproportionate assets case.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa could not be made to explain the benami assets allegedly acquired by her aide Sasikala and her relatives Illavarasi and Sudhakaran in the disproportionate assets case, her counsel told the Karnataka High Court on Monday.
DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking an order that he be allowed to argue before the Karnataka High Court in the hearing of an appeal filed by ex-Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to advance the date of hearing, already fixed on December 18, on a plea of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case in which she has been awarded four years jail term.
A day after getting bail from Supreme Court in disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison on Saturday.