Newly-appointed special public prosecutor B.V. Acharya on Tuesday sought dismissal of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction and four-year jail sentence by a trial court in a corruption case that dragged for nearly two decades.
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.
Charging that governance in Tamil Nadu remained paralysed and even temple consecration functions were held up, MDMK leader Vaiko on Friday stressed the need for an effective administration in the state.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday supported in the Supreme Court the continuance of Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor (SPP) before Karnataka High Court during the hearing of her plea against conviction in a disproportionate assets case.
Supreme Court today delivered a split verdict on a DMK leader's plea seeking removal of a public prosecutor from representing state in the Karnataka High Court which recently reserved verdict on an appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case.
Expressing grief over the gunning down of 20 alleged red sanders smugglers in Andhra Pradesh, AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa on Thursday expressed doubts over the encounter and urged AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to initiate action based on a fact-finding probe.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pronounce next week the verdict on DMK leader K. Anbazhagan`s plea challenging the appointment of G. Bhavani Singh as special public prosecutor (SPP) by the Tamil Nadu government in the Karnataka High Court.
Facing opposition flak for supporting Centre's controversial Land bill in the Lok Sabha, ruling AIADMK on Sunday denied that the legislation was against the welfare of people and insisted that party chief Jayalalithaa will not back any move which is inimical to people's interests.
The Supreme Court on Thursday 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.
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.
In continuing war of words with his arch-rival over the NDA Government's land acquisition bill, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday disputed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's stand that the legislation vested more powers in states in granting exemptions.
Rejecting the 'double standard' charge levelled by arch rival and DMK President M Karunanidhi, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday asserted her party supported the land acquisition bill as it vests more power in states in matters such as granting exemptions unlike the previous version.
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday reserved its order in the hearing of the appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others challenging their conviction in the disproportionate assets case.
AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa on Tuesday directed her party functionaries to open a fixed deposit account for Rs 5 lakh in the name of a nonagenarian Congress leader of Tamil Nadu living in indigent circumstances.
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.