Why are states still insisting on Aadhar card, asks SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took exception to the fact that despite its ruling that governments should not insist on the possession of Aadhaar card for the disbursal of benefits under the social welfare schemes, there were states that were flouting its order.

Subhro Mukherjee appointed Karnataka Chief Justice

Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee has been appointed the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court.

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to hit campaign trail in RK Nagar constituency today
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to hit campaign trail in RK Nagar constituency today

After reassuming the office of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on May 23 following a seven-month hiatus which was forced by her conviction in the case by a special Bengaluru court, AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa will on Monday campaign in Dr RK Nagar Assembly constituency for June 27 bypoll.

Justice Waghela sworn-in as Odisha High Court chief justice

Justice Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief justice of the Odisha High Court by Governor SC Jamir in Cuttack.

MDMK to boycott June 27 bypoll to RK Nagar

After DMK and PMK, Vaiko-led MDMK on Monday announced boycotting the June 27 bypoll to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency here, from where AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is contesting.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa constitutes 50 member-team for June 27 bypoll
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa constitutes 50 member-team for June 27 bypoll

supremo Jayalalithaa today announced a 50-member team, including all 28 of her ministers as election in-charge for the June 27 bypoll to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency, from where she is contesting to return as an MLA.

DMK to appeal against Jayalalithaa's acquittal: Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday said his party would appeal against the Karnataka High Court's verdict acquitting Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

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 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.

HC dismisses PIL against Jayalalithaa becoming CM

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL against Jayalalithaa being sworn in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, observing that the petition had been filed for "publicity purpose".

Seven more die unable to bear Jaya's 'hardship': AIADMK

 AIADMK on Wednesday said seven more persons allegedly committed suicide during the last one week "unable" to bear the "hardship" faced by party supremo Jayalalithaa following her conviction in the disproportionate wealth case, taking the total number of deaths in this regard to 251.

Subramanian Swamy 'pressurising' Congress to file Jaya appeal?

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Legal and Human Rights Cell Tuesday charged BJP leader Subramanian Swamy with "pressurising" the Congress to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case by 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.

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.

Glaring errors in Jayalalithaa verdict, claims prosecutor
Glaring errors in Jayalalithaa verdict, claims prosecutor

The Karnataka High Court's judgment acquitting former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her three aides had glaring errors in computing their assets, special public prosecutor BV Acharya claimed on Tuesday.

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.

Jayalalithaa may return as Tamil Nadu CM within a week
Jayalalithaa may return as Tamil Nadu CM within a week

Following her acquittal in a disproportionate assets case, AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa is looking at her return as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.

DNA: Traffic police constable hits woman with brick in Delhi

In yet another shocking case, a woman was beaten up by a brick by a traffic police constable at Mathura road, Delhi.