Rs 110 crore fine recovered from Sasikala, Jaya will go to TN coffers

jayagoldConvicted AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan has been ordered to pay a fine by the Supreme Court of India.

In the case of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the case stood abated since she is no more, but the fine of Rs 100 crore imposed on her too will have to be recovered. So who will get this money once it is recovered?

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Poes Garden home didn’t make it to prosecution list in Jaya DA case

poesgardenThe prosecution called it a water-tight case and in the words of B V Acharya, the special public prosecutor in the Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case, the case mandated only a conviction.
The Supreme Court while upholding the conviction said that Jayalalithaa and her close aide Sasikala had crores worth of property which also included, gold, cars and watches.
The court which delivered its verdict on Tuesday took into consideration gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 2.51 crore and wrist watches worth Rs 15.9 lakh were part of the over Rs 50 crore assets amassed by late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, her close aide V K Sasikala and two others.

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Why was Jayalalithaa buried and not cremated

jayaburialChennai, Dec 7: There were questions that were asked when it was decided that J Jayalalithaa would be buried and not cremated.
Customs suggest that a Tamil Iyengar Brahmin is cremated and not buried.

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Tamil Nadu- Can BJP work around the AIADMK?

jaya-modiChennai, Dec 7: Venkaiah Naidu was a permanent feature at the funeral of J Jayalalithaa.

It has of course led to speculations whether the BJP is trying to play a bigger role in Tamil Nadu.

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Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa out of ICU

jayaChennai, Nov 19: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has been shifted out of ICU. She was taken to the ICU two days back to avoid cross infection. Earlier it was stated that she may discharged from the Appolo hospital in another four days.

There were strong rumours that the TN CM may be out of Appolo Hospital today. However the talk now is that she is likely to be discharged in another four days.

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Verdict in Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case only after Oct 17

jayaBengaluru, Oct 7: The verdict in the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case is likely to come up only after October 15. It was being anticipated that an order in the case which has been reserved for orders would come up on Friday considering it is the last working day for the Supreme Court after which it will be closed for Dusshera vacations.
The Supreme Court will be on vacation from October 10 to 15. The proceedings in the court would resume only on October 17, Monday. On Thursday, there was anticipation that the verdict may come on Friday (Oct 7).

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Cauvery row: Now bandh in TN, Siddaramaiah writes to Jaya to safeguard Kannadigas

Pic courtesy: Deccan Chronicle
Pic courtesy: Deccan Chronicle

Bengaluru, Sept. 15: Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah has urged his Tamil Nadu counterpart, J Jayalalithaa to take all measures to ensure no untoward incident takes place during the bandh tomorrow.

Several organisations have called for a bandh in Tamil Nadu protesting against the violence that took place in Karnataka over the Cauvery Waters issue.

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Vijaykanth defamation case- The PP is not a post office, SC’s harsh words for TN government

vijaykanthNew Delhi, July 15: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa among others in connection with a defamation case filed against the DMDK chief Vijaykanth.
Justice Dipak Mishra heading the Bench however observed that the public prosecutor must not behave like a post office.

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Jayalalithaa DA case verdict- The four possibilities

jayaThe high profile appeal in the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets came to a close yesterday with the Supreme Court reserving its verdict. The judgment of the Supreme Court is keenly awaited by a lot of people as there are repercussions involved in it which concerns the political future of the Tamil Nadu chief minister, J Jayalalithaa.
If convicted, she would have to immediately step down as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Moreover she will not be able to fight an election for six years. Ever since the verdict was reserved yesterday, there have been a host of messages and calls from interested parties asking what would the verdict be like. Basically there are four possibilities and below let us see what they are.

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Wahabis have infiltrated Chennai mosques, says letter to TN police, CM

wahabismChennai, June 1: A recent letter written to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa and also the state’s police chief has warned about the infiltration of Wahabis and Deobandis into the managing committees of Chennai based Dargahs and Mosques.
The brief of the letter written by the Ahlus Sunnath Wal Jamaths Federation is that Wahabism and its preachers are attempting to threaten Hindu-Muslim unity in Chennai.

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