Jaya yet to show inclination and date to assume CMís post again

Karnataka govt yet to approach supreme court against the high court verdict

shivani

Shivani Chaturvedi | May 14, 2015 | Chennai


#Jayalalithaa   #Karnataka   #AIADMK  

There is no clarity yet on when AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa would return as Tamil Nadu chief minister. However, according to her party leaders their Amma (Jayalalithaa) would be the chief minister again by next week.

Party spokesperson CR Saraswathi speaking to Governance Now said, “we hope by next week Amma will return as chief minister. By this weekend MLAs meeting is expected to be held.” As a strong believer of astrology, Amma would consult the astrologers for auspicious date and time of the swearing-in ceremony, Saraswathi disclosed.

Their hopes were strengthened on Wednesday when Jayalalithaa met chief minister O Panneerselvam and a few senior ministers for the first time since the Karnataka high court verdict of May 11. The meeting, lasting about one hour, led to speculations that Pannerselvam was likely to submit his resignation.

However, no official word was available on the deliberations.

It is also believed that the discovery of errors in the judgment is giving anxious moments to Jayalalithaa’s legal team. Jayalalithaa is said to have spending considerable time on the 919-page judgment copy.

Meanwhile, the DMK and PMK, stepped up their campaign on the judgment and were exploring legal options.

PMK chief S Ramadoss said, “there were many deficiencies in the judgement that have allowed Jayalalithaa to escape. But what is more worrying is that many of the observations in the judgment can undermine the efforts to eradicate corruption in India.”

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi and Ramadoss have appealed to the Karnataka government to challenge the judgment in the Supreme Court.

The PMK even sent its senior leader GK Mani to call on Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and submitted a memorandum to him seeking his help to save the people of Tamil Nadu from travesty of justice. “Justice is trying to be massacred. Kindly act immediately,” the PMK pleaded in its memorandum to the Karnataka chief minister.

Comments

 

Other News

ONGC office wins sustainable building design award

 The state-of-the-art corporate office of oil and natural gas corporation (ONGC), Pandit Deen Dayal Uphadhayay Urja Bhawan,  in New Delhi has won leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) India ‘platinum’ award by US green building council (USGBC), the highest recognition f

Mumbaiís changing campaign colours

Demonetisation was a factor as candidates in the fray for the Mumbai civic polls wooed people. Though the election commission doubled the expenditure limits from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh, some candidates found the going hard as there was a weekly withdrawal limit of Rs 24,000. Rs 10 lakh is way ab

Make Godseís statement public, but donít idolise him

Nathuram Godse, who was brought up by his parents as a girl in the first few years of his life, has been reviled for decades for fatally shooting the apostle of peace Mahatma Gandhi. What Godse said during the Gandhi assassination trial has not been made public, giving rise to considerable speculation.

First coal rake flagged off from NTPCís coal block in Hazaribagh

The first coal rake of NTPC’s Pakri-Barwadih coal mine at Hazaribagh was flagged-off by finance minister Arun Jaitley, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das, union minister of state for power, coal, N&RE and mines Piyush Goyal, and minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha, at Ranchi on

AIMIM to contest Pune civic polls for the first time

“Our corporator is missing,” reads a banner on a defunct lamppost in Shaniwar Peth – a densely populated area in Pune, the second largest city of Maharashtra after Mumbai. Many more sprang up in the nearby alleys, a couple of months before the municipal corporation polls on February 21.&n

How a PSU takes land for mining

On October 1 last year, Mehtab Alam Ansari, 30, who worked as a tailor in Delhi, had arrived in his village, Chepa Khurd in Barkagaon tehsil of Harazibagh district, to celebrate Eid with his family. That morning, he was nearing Dadi Kalan, a neighbouring village, to meet an acquaintance when he heard gunsh

Video

रामदेव को अब 2000 का नोट पसंद नहीं
Digital Transformation Summit

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter