After jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was denied bail by Karnataka High Court following her conviction and four year sentence in a graft case, her plea for bail could come up for hearing on Friday.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today urged the Centre to impose President's rule in Tamil Nadu in the wake of violent incidents in the state after the conviction of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case.
Tamil exhibitors decision to shut down theatres Tuesday in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha, who was jailed Saturday for corruption, will affect the box-office prospects of 'Jeeva' and 'Madras', say trade experts.
Continuing her tirade against BJP for not solving problems affecting her state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday charged it with meting out injustice on constitution of Cauvery Management Board and Katchaitheevu.
Demanding an independent probe in 11-storey building collapse that killed more than 60 people in Chennai a few weeks back, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) held protest and met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah Konijeti Rosaiah on Saturday.
As Tamil Nadu raised the pitch for Cauvery Management Board, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today dismissed as "politically motivated" his counterpart Jayalalithaa`s fresh missive to the Centre pressing her state`s demand.
Veteran BJP leader L K Advani today said the six-party alliance formed by his party in Tamil Nadu has changed the battlescape, with people seeing it as the "principal combatant" in the electoral contest, otherwise dominated by DMK and AIADMK.
Preferring to be a "humanist than a feminist", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee however said she was not averse to the idea of getting together with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and her Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa.
Jayalalithaa on Saturday exhorted them to highlight "anti-people" attitude of DMK chief M Karunanidhi and propagate her government`s achievements to ensure a resounding win in the coming Lok Sabha polls.