The case was original slated for February 2 and was to be heard on a day to day basis. The adjournment was sought on the ground that the that hearing on the case relating to the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh is being heard and the same could spill over into that date/
Karnataka had filed an appeal against the acquittal of Jayalalithaa and others. THe Karnataka High Court had acquitted her in the disproportionate assets case. This was challenged in a batch of appeals by the Karnataka government. Jayalalithaa had questioned the locus standi of Karnataka to file the appeals.