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Rajiv Gandhi Assassination

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC grants 30-day parole to life convict Robert Payas

A division bench of justices gave the order on a plea by Payas seeking parole for making arrangements for his son's wedding.

21 Nov 2019 1:08 PM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras HC extends Nalini's leave by 3 weeks

Last month, allowing petition by Nalini, court had granted her 30 days ordinary leave for making arrangements for her daughter's marriage.

22 Aug 2019 2:42 PM

Nalini Sriharan out of jail on parole for 30 days

She had been out of on parole earlier as well, but not for a period that extends to a month.

26 Jul 2019 2:12 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini released on 30-day parole

During the term of her parole, Nalini will stay in Vellore and cannot speak to either politicians or the media.

25 Jul 2019 10:33 AM

Nalini Sriharan's plea seeking direction to Governor for early release dismissed

Nalini had moved the High Court, seeking a direction to the Governor to countersign the advice of the council of ministers.

18 Jul 2019 1:23 PM


Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC grants one month parole to life convict Nalini

Nalini, lodged in the Special Prison for Women in Vellore for the last over 27 years.

05 Jul 2019 4:13 PM

'Desperate' Cong now discovered BJP's role in Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Jaitley

His comments came after senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said that Rajiv Gandhi lost his life due to BJP's hatred.

09 May 2019 12:59 PM

SC endorses Tamil Nadu govt decision to prematurely release Rajiv killers

SC found no merit in the plea that was filed by relatives of those who had died with Rajiv Gandhi in Sriperumbudur in 1991.

09 May 2019 11:32 AM

DMK manifesto: Release of Rajiv's killers, citizenship for Sri Lankan refugees

On the education front, he assured to waive education loans and announced to provide free rail facility for students.

19 Mar 2019 3:43 PM

Not involved in any way with Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, claims LTTE

A letter allegedly from LTTE said the murder was the result of 'conspiracy' to 'dismantle strong relationship between Indian govt and LTTE'.

03 Dec 2018 11:41 AM


Tamil outfits slams TN Guv over Rajiv Gandhi killers case, Raj Bhavan silent

Tamil outfits claimed Governor Banwarilal Purohit has forwarded Cabinet recommendation to Centre and demanded all 7 convicts be set free.

14 Sep 2018 6:47 PM

TN Guv has no power to release Rajiv Gandhi killers, say MHA officials

Governor will have to consult with Centre before taking decision to remit or commute sentence of 7 convicts, Home Ministry official said.

11 Sep 2018 8:04 PM

Make public remission orders of life convicts, says CIC

Perarivalan, whose application for remission of sentence was earlier rejected by the Centre, approached the Commission challenging the reply.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

CIC held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.

19 Aug 2018 4:30 PM

Is there no space for mercy?

The President of India has now rejected the Tamil Nadu government’s request to release the seven prisoners.

17 Jun 2018 12:12 AM


Dismiss Perarivalan’s plea in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: CBI to SC

CBI told SC that Perarivalan's plea seeking recall of its May 1999 should be dismissed as it was devoid of any merits.

12 Mar 2018 12:46 PM

Me, my sister have ‘completely forgiven’ our father’s killers: Rahul

During his interaction with IIM alumni in Singapore, Rahul Gandhi also said, 'We knew that my father was going to die.'

11 Mar 2018 11:20 AM

SC seeks response on plea filed by Rajiv Gandhi case convict

The court had asked the Centre and the CBI to file a reply to the affidavit filed by the then CBI investigating officer V. Thiagarajan.

25 Jan 2018 1:59 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict asks SC to recall 1999 order

AG Perarivalan has spent 26 yrs in jail for supplying two nine-volt batteries for belt-bomb that killed Rajiv Gandhi.

24 Jan 2018 1:50 PM

SC adjourns hearing on Rajiv Gandhi assassination case for 2 weeks

Mother of convict, Arputham Ammal, had requested for a 30 days leave to Perarivalan for hisfather's treatment.

30 Aug 2017 2:28 PM