Kollywood in protest

Actors Vikram and Karthi at a protest staged by the Tamil film industry against Jayalalithaa's conviction.
Actors Vikram and Karthi at a protest staged by the Tamil film industry against Jayalalithaa's conviction.
Security was beefed up outside the Karnataka High Court complex on Tuesday before the hearing on the bail plea of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, convicted in the wealth case. Photo:V Sreenivasa Murthy

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Producer Kalaipuli S. Dhanu with Director Cheran and Pyramid Natarajan at the Chepauk state guest house where members of the film industry are participating in a fast to protest Jayalalithaa's conviction, in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo: K. Pichumani

LIVE: Kollywood stars, AIADMK supporters stage protest

In a show of support for former CM Jayalalithaa, AIADMK cadres and the Tamil film fraternity stage protests »

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AIADMK activists led by Coimbatore Mayor P. Rajkumar observe a fast in Coimbatore on Monday. Photo: K. Ananthan

Mayor leads AIADMK protest in Coimbatore

Hundreds of AIADMK activists observed a fast at Gandhipuram here on Monday in protest against jailing their leader Jayalalithaa. Led by Coimbatore Mayor P. Rajkumar, over 3,000 party a... »
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The Conviction of a Chief Minister

With the Special Court in Bangalore pronouncing AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, guilty in the disproportionate assets case, she becomes the first Indian Chief Minister in office to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The historic verdict has unseated a popularly elected Chief Minister and will have a deep impact on the politics of Tamil Nadu, says Saptarshi Bhattacharya.Read more »

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