AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has thanked Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her "heartwarming missive" in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case and actor Rajinikanth for his "gracious sentiments" on her return to home from jail.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that her public life “amounts to swimming in a sea of inferno”, a day after being released from the Bangalore Central Jail.
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who was granted bail Friday, spent about three weeks in jail getting up early in the morning and reading newspapers, taking rest in the afternoon after a lunch of curd rice, a stroll in the evening and hitting the bed early.
AIADMK supporters broke out into celebrations, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads here after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case, paving way for her homecoming for the Diwali festival.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) cadres on Tuesday performed a special prayer, "Anga Prathikshanam" in the Vadapalani Murugantemple premises, for the release of party chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself.
A petition filed in the Karnataka High Court seeking transfer of Jayalalithaa, convicted in an illegal assets case, to Tamil Nadu was done with an evil intent and the AIADMK chief has nothing to do with the plea, the party said Friday.
BJP Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister not to allow any violence in the wake of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's arrest and saw an opportunity to expand its base in the state to fill possible political vacuum.
A wall poster put out by an expelled AIADMK party man here threatening Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu if the convicted party supremo Jayalalithaa was not released from jail created a flutter and the party sought to distance from the row.
A combine of 11 smaller political outfits on Monday asked Karnataka Governor K Rosaiah to take steps to bring AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, now lodged in a prison in Bangalore after being convicted in a graft case, back to Tamil Nadu in view of concerns of security.
Revoking their earlier decision to close over 4,500 private schools on Tuesday in support of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Federation of Associations of Private Schools in Tamil Nadu today announced that schools would reopen tomorrow itself.
Two days after it urged Governor K Rosaiah to "implement" the rule of law in Tamil Nadu, the DMK has convened a meeting of its District Secretaries on October 8 to discuss the "deteriorating" law and order situation.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday suggested that AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, lodged at Parappana Agrahara prison here after being convicted in an illegal assets case, be shifted to Tamil Nadu as it was a burden for the state to manage the large number of protestors and also maintain law and order.
Clad in black outfit, AIADMK MLAs on Saturday staged a day-long fast here as protests against party chief J Jayalalithaa's conviction in an illegal assets case continue state-wide with a dawn-to-dusk bandh in the neighbouring union territory of Puducherry passing off peacefully.