With two cities already in the list of 12 nationwide selected for the National Heritage city Development and Augmentation Yojana project, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has requested that Srirangam also be added to it.
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.
The display of portrait of AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the tableaux during the Republic Day parade here has stirred up a controversy, with Congress demanding action against the state government by the Centre.
The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction.
The then DMK-led government had "erroneously" over-valued the jewellery of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and they were purchased before she became chief minister, her counsel told the Special Bench of the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday.
Chennai: A day after Union Minister Arun Jaitley met AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK and NDA ally PMK, today questioned its propriety at a time when her appeal against her conviction in an assets case is pending in the Karnataka High Court.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday night met AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence here in the first high profile visit after the former chief minister was let on bail in a disproportionate wealth case.
After the ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK announced its candidates for the Srirangam bypoll, the BJP's state unit on Saturday said it would announce its candidate after holding discussions with alliance partners and senior leadership.
Tiruchirappalli Joint District Secretary S Valarmathi was on Friday declared as the candidate for Srirangam constituency previously held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who was disqualified following conviction in a graft case, for the Februray 13 by-elections.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh on Tuesday filed in the Karnataka High Court their objections to DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan's petition seeking permission to intervene as the party respondent to assist SPP in a disproportionate assets case against her.
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.
A special bench of the Karnataka High Court, Friday, will hear the appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and three others who had questioned their conviction in the disproportionate assets case.
Chennai: Conviction of Jayalalithaa in a graft case and her unseating from the chief minister's chair, twin blasts and a legal wrangle that stalled the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case were among major events that unfolded during 2014 in Tamil Nadu.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday filed a voluminous paperbook of her appeal in the Karnataka High Court in line with the Supreme Court order while granting her conditional bail in the disproportionate assets case.