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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How Sasikala can pay the Rs 10 crore fine imposed by Supreme Court

sasikalaSasikala Natarajan will have to spent an additional 13 months in jail if she fails to pay the fine of Rs 10 crore imposed on her by the Supreme Court of India which convicted her in the disproportionate assets case.

A circular was issued on Tuesday which directed her to pay the fine failing which she would have to spend 13 months in jail apart from the 3.6 year sentence she is serving since the past week.

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Chinamma is no Amma: Her entry into jail proved that

sasijailConvicted AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan made a seven-hour long trip from Chennai to Bengaluru before she surrendered before the special court on Wednesday, February 15.

She was then taken to jail where she will be serve the remainder of her four-year term after she was convicted by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case on Tuesday.

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For man who convicted Jaya, it was business as usual

michaledcunhaThe much-hyped 21-year-old disproportionate assets case more famously known as Jayalalithaa DA case was finally decided on Tuesday by the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, for Justice Michael D’Cunha it was business as usual. Justice Cunha who is a judge at the Karnataka high court spent the day disposing off criminal petitions at Court Hall 29.

It was Justice D’Cunha who had first passed the order convicting Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case.

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Supreme Court, not Governor will decide Sasikala Natarajan’s fate

sasiChennai, Feb 13: It is clear now that Sasikala Natarajan’s fate would be decided by the Supreme Court and not the Governor. While there is no clear indication as yet, sources say that the verdict in the disproportionate assets case is likely to be delivered by the SC on Tuesday.
On Sunday rumours were rife that Karnataka may seek to delete Jayalalithaa’s name from the case. This was, however, denied by Karnataka’s legal team which says that since she is no more, the case against her stands abated under Section 394 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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Doing away with Haj subsidy will save the government Rs 533 crore a year

haj-2016New Delhi, Jan 14: The Union government which has decided to form a panel to look into the issue of subsidy given to Haj pilgrims says that this time it would come up with effective measures to tackle the issue.

The Supreme Court had in 2012 directed that the subsidy be gradually reduced before being completely phased out in ten years. Government sources tell OneIndia that it is not just the SC order that has made them re-think on the subsidy, but it is also the burden on the exchequer. Many who can afford the travel also claim subsidy and this is not right, the officer adds.

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Everything you wanted to know about Haj subsidy

haj-2016The topic of debate today is on Haj subsidy. A controversy over the subsidy for Haj pilgrimage broke out just a day after Saudi Arabia ha increased India’s Haj quota.

The committee will look into the 2012 verdict of the Supreme Court which had ordered gradually reducing and then abolishing Haj subsidy all together.

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Set up redressal mechanism against private TV channels: SC to centre

tvshopThe Supreme Court on Thursday directed the centre to consider setting up a complaint redressal mechanism against content and news shown on private television and radio channels.

The Bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, was told that the self-regulatory mechanism by private channels has not worked.

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SC rejects probe into Sahara-Birla diaries

supremeThe Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a petition that sought a probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries. While rejecting the petition filed by an NGO that sought a probe into the IT raids conducted on Sahara and Birla in which the names of certain politicians came up, the SC said that there is no cogent evidence.

The bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy, observed that it was not safe to order probe on the basis of loose and random computer sheets presented as evidence.

2G: SC bars Maxis from earning revenue till accused come to court

maran3801The Supreme Court on Friday restrained Maxis from earning any revenue from Aircel-Maxis’s 65 million mobile phone connections till further orders. As a result of this order the sale of 2G spectrum by Aircel-Maxis to Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communication and Bharti Airtel will be put on hold.
The Supreme Court took strong exception to the fact that the owner of the Malaysian firm Axis, Ananda Krishnan had not honored the summons issued by the court after the CBI had filed a chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis scam.

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