Jayalalithaa was watching Jai Veera Hanuman before she passed away: Sasikala

The last serial that Jayalalithaa watched before she passed away was Jai Veera Hanuman. On the evening of December 4, 2016, before the former Tamil Nadu chief minister suffered a massive cardiac arrest, she had watched a serial and even asked for coffee, her close aide Sasikala Natarajan said.

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‘Jayalalithaa’s stress, health issues due to conviction in DA case’, says Sasikala

Jayalalithaa’s stress and health issues were mainly caused due to the conviction and imprisonment in the disproportionate assets case, her close aide Sasikala Natrajan has claimed.

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Jayalalithaa’s Kodanadu tea estate accountant found dead, 4th death reported

kodanad-estate-jayaThere has been yet another death reported at late Jayalalithaa’s Kodanadu tea estate.One of the accountants was found hanging in his house on Monday, police said. Twenty-eight-year-old Dinesh Kumar was found hanging from the ceiling at his house in Kothagiri under mysterious circumstances, the police also said.

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Jayalalithaa was a fair south Indian: DMK’s dig at Tarun Vijay

Former BJP MP, Tarun Vijay has been trolled, criticised and mocked for his racism related comments. While trying to defend India against charges of racism he said that if we Indians were racist, why would have the entire South. “Which is you know… completely Tamil, you know Kerala, you know Karnataka and Andhra. Why do we live with them? We have blacks, black people all around us,” he also said.
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Can Kar recover Rs 100 crore in Jaya DA case? Decision on Wednesday, 1.40 pm

jaya4On Wednesday at 1.40 pm, Justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy will hear Karnataka’s review petition against the abatement of Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case. The case would be heard in the chamber of the judges as is done in all review petitions.

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Justice Katju reveals he had a crush on Jayalalithaa

Justice Markandey Katju is known for his bold statements. He is always in the news for his outspoken and very often controversial views. This time around he is making news after posting on Facebook that he had a crush on Jayalalithaa.

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For Gangai Amaran, the R K Nagar by-poll is a personal mission

Gangai Amaran, the younger brother of music maestro Ilayaraja is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s R K Nagar candidate. The high-profile constituency which was held by Jayalalithaa fell vacant, following her death.

All eyes are on the elections to be held next month and there are many contenders including Jayalalithaa’s niece,

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No more tantrums in jail by Jayalalithaa’s former foster son, Sudhakaran

sudhaFor former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa’s once ‘foster’ and later ‘disowned’ son Sudhakaran the jail stint is not a first.

After being convicted along with jailed AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan and Ilavarasi in the disproportionate assets case, he surrendered before a special court on February 15 in Bengaluru following which he has been lodged in jail.

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DA case special court officer explains how Jayalalithaa’s properties can be seized

pichamuthConfusion prevails over whether the state of Karnataka can order the auction of assets belonging to Jayalalithaa to recover the Rs 100 crore fine. As the current order of the Supreme Court stands, the disproportionate assets case against Jayalalithaa stands abated since she is deceased.

OneIndia caught up Sundar Pichamuthu, who was the court officer at the trial court in Bengaluru right from the first day till the case ended in a conviction in 2014.

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Can Rs 100 crore be recovered from Jayalalithaa? Karnataka to see clarification in SC

jaya3The Supreme Court had said in its judgment in the disproportionate assets case that the verdict against former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa stands abated.

This came into being since she was deceased at the time of the order being passed. Effectively, this order would mean that the Rs 100 crore fine that was imposed on her by the trial court cannot be recovered.

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