Free Press Journal
  • V K Sasikala convicted: Justice has prevailed, says ex-AIADMK MP

    Chennai: The AIADMK faction led by Acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam erupted in joy on Tuesday after the Supreme Court restored the conviction of party General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and three of her relatives in a disproportionate assets case.

  • Supreme Court convicts Sasikala, others in DA case, gets 4 years jail term

    New Delhi: AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala was today convicted by the Supreme Court which set aside the Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting her in the 19-year-old disproportionate assets case that also involved late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

  • Karnataka Assembly passes bill to legalise Kambala

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government on Monday passed an amendment bill in the state assembly to legalise the traditional buffalo race Kambala.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Put Vijay Mallya behind bars: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi: Backing the petition filed by defunct Kingfisher Airlines seeking liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s arrest, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said that the businessman should be put behind bars and that an audit should be conducted on his parliamentary records.

  • SBI moves the Karnataka HC for Vijay Mallya’s arrest

    Bengaluru : The Karnataka High Court on Friday issued notice to industrialist Vijay Mallya and others on a plea by the State Bank of India (SBI) seeking his arrest and impounding of his passport in the multi-crore loan default case of defunct Kingfisher Airline.

  • Ex-CJI Dattu takes over NHRC chief

    New Delhi:  Former chief justice of India H.L. Dattu on Monday took over as the National Human Rights Commission’s seventh chairperson, an official release said.

  • Sadananda Gowda

    SC quashes Karnataka HC judgement on Gowda plot allotment case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Karnataka High Court order on cancelling the sanction of the five-storey plot allotted to Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda in Bengaluru on grounds of irregularities.

  • Day-to-day hearing in Jaya case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hold day-to-day hearing of the Karna-taka government’s appeal against the Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case. While saying it would hold day-to-day hearing of Karnataka’s appeal, the apex court bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice R.K. Agarawal asked counsel for the Karnataka government and Jayalalithaa to flag the issues they would

  • Athletes shouldn’t approach court for awards: Sreejesh

    New Delhi : Indian hockey team’s goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh feels that athletes taking the legal route to get sports awards is a disturbing trend and it devalues the honour and pride associated with the award.

  • Sania’s Ratna hits legal hump

    Bengaluru : Karnataka High Court on Wednesday found substance in the claim of Para-athlete H N Girisha challenging the recommendation of Sania Mirza for the prestigious Khel Ratna award and issued notices to sports ministry and the tennis ace herself.

  • Jayalalithaa

    J Jayalalithaa’s assets case in SC.

    New Delhi : In a move that could have far reaching political implications in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, the Karnataka government has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s acquittal in the disproportionate assets case.

  • Jayalalithaa

    CM Jaya takes guard for fifth time

    Chennai :  Basking in the glory of her acquittal in a 19-year-old corruption case by the Karnataka High Court, AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a fifth time at a glittering ceremony at the Centenary Auditorium of the University of Madras. Governor Rosaiah administered her the oath of office and secrecy preceded by high-pitched slogans by her supporters in the packed auditorium.

  • Under pressure from oppn, Amma keeps mum

    Chennai : Three days after she was acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in a corruption case clearing the decks for her return as Tamil Nadu CM, AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa continued to maintain an unexplained silence over her next political move, even as the Opposition built up a sustained campaign against the ‘loose’ verdict.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Probe Acharya’s charge that an ‘error’ led to Jaya’s acquittal

    The revelation made by Special Public Prosecutor B.V. Acharya in the Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case that a “glaring arithmetical error” by the Karnataka High Court in computing the loans taken from banks by AIADMK general secretary and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, her aides and their firms were responsible for their acquittals is shocking in the extreme.

  • Amma a free bird

    Bengaluru : On a cloudy Monday morning, luck in the form of a favourable legal verdict smiled on former chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa when the Karnataka High Court acquitted her by setting aside the trial court order convicting her in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jaya may go for snap poll

    Chennai :  Basking in her legal victory, AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa could go in for early Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu to cash in on the sympathy factor and the ”corruption-free” image. Assembly polls are due in the State next year. Before she was jailed in the disproportionate assets case in September last year, her popularity was at its peak.

  • Celebrations, Jayalalithaa

    Celebrations outside Jayalalithaa’s residence

    Chennai: Celebrations broke outside AIADMK general secretary and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa’s residence when the news of her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court on Monday reached here. Party cadres jumped in joy and burst crackers. They chanted “Long Live Amma” and distributed sweets.  Some smashed coconuts on the ground, as an auspicious sign. AIADMK cadres had assembled outside Jayalalithaa’s residence since morning here and were waiting

  • Jayalalithaa

    High Court acquits Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case

    Bengaluru: Jayalalithaa was today acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her stage a political comeback and return to the Chief Minister’s post.