Sasikala Natarajan to stay in jail as SC rejects review plea in DA case

sasi-jail1Sasikala Natarajan will stay in jail. The Supreme Court has rejected her review petition against the order of conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

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Meet the conman from Bengaluru who promised Dinakaran the AIADMK symbol

sukeshchandrasekarHis tryst with crime started at the age of 17. Today Sukesh Chandrasekar is all over the news for allegedly trying to help Sasikala Natarajan’s nephew T T V Dinakaran bribe Election Commission of India officials to bag the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK.

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Sasikala does not benefit from SC order rejecting review in Jaya DA case

sasJailed AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan cannot claim any benefit from the order of the Supreme Court which had rejected a review petition filed by Karnataka.

The SC had rejected Karnataka’s review which had sought to reverse the order of abatement against former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. The court, while holding Jayalalithaa guilty in the disproportionate assets case had however abated the sentence and the fine of Rs 100 crore since she was dead.

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How Sasikala runs Tamil Nadu from jail

sasi-jail1AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan who was once upon a time the chief minister-in-waiting is currently in jail after being convicted of corruption in the famous disproportionate assets case.

The jail authorities say that most of her demands such as an attached bathroom, a cot and home-cooked food had been denied.

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Will the disproportionate assets case stand in the way of Sasikala’s rise?

sasikalaChennai, Dec 20: The disproportionate assets case pending in the Supreme Court is what stands in the way of Sasikala Natarajan taking over as the boss of the AIADMK. The AIADMK is in transition following the death of their leader Jayalalalithaa.
Sasikala Natarajan a close aide and friend of the former Chief Minister is being pitched to lead the party. There have been petitions by party leaders urging her not only to take over as the General Secretary of the party, but also as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

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Jayalalithaa: Will or not, there is a long legal battle ahead

jaya3Chennai, Dec 9: There is Rs 113 crore worth of assets which is at stake following the death of Jayalalithaa. The question is who will inherit these assets?
Legal experts say that this is bound to be a contentious issue and one is likely to witness many a legal battle before the issue is finally settled.

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What does Jayalalithaa’s Will state?

jayanomoreChennai, Dec 8: For many the Will drawn up by J Jayalalithaa is of immense interest.

Questions such as who will inherit the Poes Garden residence spread over 24,000 square feet with a built up area of 21,662 Sq ft are being asked.

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Can AIADMK get out of its image trap problem?

pannerChennai, Dec 7: The post of general secretary in the AIADMK is a very important one. As of now all indications are that Sasikala Natarajan will succeed Jayalalithaa as the next General secretary of the party.

These are crucial days for the AIADMK as the party for the first time is without a charismatic leader.

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With Amma in hospital, is Sheela Balakrishnan running Tamil Nadu?

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Bengaluru, Oct 5: With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa in hospital for over a week now, questions are being raised about who runs to show? While many in the AIADMK maintain that Amma is the one who still runs the show, there are not many takers for the same.

Questions are being asked if Jayalalithaa’s close aide, Sasikala Natrajan is calling the shots. While some say Sasikala handles the party affairs, the ministers are reporting to Sheela Balakrishnan, a retired IAS officer.

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Jayalalithaa DA case: Karnataka to advance counter arguments on Tuesday

jayaNew Delhi, April 27: Karnataka will file its rejoinder to the arguments advanced by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa and three others on Tuesday before the Supreme Court.
The arguments that are being advanced by the counsel for Sasikala Natrajan, Ilavarasi and Sudhakaran will conclude before a Bench comprising, Justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy today.
The Bench is hearing an appeal filed by Karnataka challenging the acquittal of Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case. Since Karnataka is the appellant in the case a second chance will be given.

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