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`Why BJP leaders are silent over execution of Rajiv`s killers`

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 18:08

Congress on Friday questioned why Narendra Modi and BJP were silent on the issue of execution of Rajiv Gandhi`s killers when they had been vocal in demanding Afzal Guru`s hanging and claimed that their aim was to garner votes and not fight terrorism.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC rejects plea against relief to convicts

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 16:40

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict commuting death sentence of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment and dismissed Centre`s review petition.

Ford recalls Fromme assassination attempt in video

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 13:00

US President Gerald Ford recalled seeing a hand holding, a large handgun slipping through a crowd at a Sacramento park before a Secret Service agent lunged at Charles Manson disciple Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme

Bhutto murder case: Vanishing witnesses impeding progress

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 13:45

The Benazir Bhutto`s murder probe is getting stalled amidst security threats to former general Pervez Musharraf and key witnesses evading from appearing in the court.

Karuna asks Jaya govt to seek clemency for Rajiv case convicts

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 20:33

M Karunanidhi urged Jayalalithaa govt in TN to adopt a cabinet resolution seeking clemency for 3 death row convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assasination case.

Chokri Belaid assassinated in Tunisia, opposition calls for strike

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 18:40

Nationwide strike has been called by Tunisia’s opposition after Chokri Belaid, secretary general of the leftist Democratic Patriots Party, was assassinated.

Where Mahatma Gandhi died 65 years ago - this day

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 10:56

The faintly heard traffic commotion does not affect the serenity of 5, Tees January Marg, a leafy avenue in the heart of the Indian capital, where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life.

Narayanan denies suppressing Rajiv killing video

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 12:59

West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan has dismissed a former CBI officer`s claim that he as IB chief had suppressed a video purportedly showing Rajiv Gandhi`s assassin Dhanu at the public meeting at Sriperumbudur on the fateful day.

Rajoana to be executed on March 31: Court

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 09:01

The Chandigarh trial court on Tuesday returned the death warrant of Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for assassinating former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, to Patiala Jail and ordered his execution on March 31.

Clemency for Beant killer: SGPC sends plea to Prez

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 14:18

The SGPC is reported to have sent a communiqué to Prez Patil seeking clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana- one of the assassins of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh.

Alleged plot to kill Karzai was credible: US

Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 10:18

The United States said Friday that the alleged plot to kill Afghan President Hamid Karzai was "credible," but not far advanced.

Pak rejects Afghan accusations over Rabbani probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 05, 2011, 08:35

Pakistan Wednesday rejected Afghan accusations that it had refused to cooperate in the investigation into the assassination of Kabul government peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani.