The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to advance the date of hearing, already fixed on December 18, on a plea of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case in which she has been awarded four years jail term.
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.
The Election Commission on Wednesday indicated it could announce by January the by-election schedule for Srirangam Assembly constituency, lying vacant following the disqualification of sitting member and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa after her conviction in an assets case.
In the wake of Karnataka High Court's direction to the state government to act on big encroachers of government land and to clear encroachments of over five acres, Revenue Minister V Srinivas Prasad on Friday said the state government will take action on it on a war-footing.
Taking serious note of the rising incidents of sexual assaults of minor girls in schools, the Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up the education department and private schools and asked them to ensure the safety and security of students.
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) carders on Saturday evening gave a warm welcome to their chief J Jayalalithaa soon after she arrived in Chennai after spending 21 days in the Bangalore Central Jail. The Supreme Court had granted bail to the former Tamil Nadu chief minister yesterday.
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.
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.
Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's health condition is "as usual good", a top police officer said on Wednesday, a day after Karnataka High Court rejected her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday hit out at opposition parties, accusing them of conspiring to sully his government's image by alleging that law and order was deteriorating in the state and urged people not to resort to agitation over party supremo Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft case.
Soon after the Karnataka High Court denied bail for Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday appealed to people not to resort to strike or any other form of protest to express solidarity with the AIADMK chief as she would not like to cause inconvenience to the common man.
Reacting to the Karnataka High Court's decision to reject former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa bail plea, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said he was not surprised by the court's decision.
AIADMK workers are awaiting with bated breath as a Karnataka High Court is all set to hear the bail plea of party chief Jayalalithaa on Tuesday even as protests continued in Tamil Nadu against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.
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.
One more person died on Wednesday in an act of suicide after being apparently upset over Jayalalithaa's conviction in the disproportionate asset case as protests against her conviction continued across the state for the fifth day.