Delhi HC reserves order on Sasikala-Dhinakaran plea for ‘hat’ symbol

The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on an interim plea by V K Sasikala-T T V Dhinakaran group of AIADMK for using the ‘hat’ symbol in the upcoming R K Nagar constituency by-poll. Justice Indermeet Kaur heard arguments on behalf of the Sasikala-Dhinakaran group, the poll panel and the faction of Tamil Nadu […]

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Madras HC confirms jail term for kin of Sasikala in DA case

The Madras High Court today upheld a CBI court order convicting son-in-law and daughter of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala’s sister in a Rs 1.68 crore disproportionate assets (DA) case registered two decades ago. Justice G Jayachandran dismissed appeals filed by S R Baskaran, a Reserve Bank of India employee, and his wife B […]

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SC rejects plea alleging jailed Sasikala holding party post

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea for issuance of a direction to the poll panel to decide on a representation seeking to bar AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala from heading the party after her conviction and imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case. The bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar refused to […]

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Jaya, Sasikala had jewellery, cars worth crores: SC

Gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 2.51 crore and wrist watches worth Rs 15.9 lakh were part of the Rs 55 crore assets amassed by late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, her close aide V K Sasikala and two others. Besides Jayalalithaa against whom the proceedings got abated owing to her death, Sasikala and her two […]

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SC convicts Sasikala in DA case, dashes her bid to be TN CM

AIADMK chief V K Sasikala was today convicted in a corruption case by Supreme Court which dashed her ambition to become the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, as the verdict holding her guilty of entering into a conspiracy with late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa would bar her from electoral politics for the next decade. The apex […]

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Swamy hails SC verdict convicting Sasikala and others

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today hailed the Supreme Court verdict convicting AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala in disproportionate assets case, saying the 20-year-old wait has yielded results and it does not matter which party does corruption but the courts will take a tough stand. Swamy, who had filed the first complaint in 1996 as […]

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Written statements taken from 119 MLAs, TN PP informs HC

Amid allegations that MLAs supporting V K Sasikala were being kept in illegal detention, the Madras High Court was today informed that 119 MLAs have given in writing they were staying on their “own volition”. A team, comprising one ADSP, four inspectors, as many sub-inspectors and two tehsildars, had gone to the resort on February […]

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